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Transcending:Words on Women and Strength by Kelly Corrigan

By - Last updated: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A good friend sent me this link recently and although I had already watched this YouTube I watched it again. It was worth it!! I encourage you to watch it whether you have seen it before or not!!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_4qwVLqt9Q&feature=related

Barbara. Working Mothers and the Male and Female Experience

By - Last updated: Friday, May 28, 2010

I asked Barbara whether she had any regrets about being a working mother and how she balanced all of the competing demands on her time and whether she had any advice or secrets she could share with a young woman who is attempting to do the same thing.  She said: "I honestly do not have any regrets about being a working mother.  When my kids were very little, I was often torn. I wanted to spend more time with my kids but when you're working you can't. What I found is that the period of time when they're very little and at home is short. Once they're in school, between school and their activities, they suddenly have their own lives. ...

Barbara. Relationships

By - Last updated: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

I asked Barbara to tell me about the relationships in her life which she believes had the greatest impact on her and in particular her work life and career. She said the most obvious one would be her relationship with her husband because he's always been very supportive of her having a career and she thinks that's really important.  She said he has always respected her career as much as his own and their relationship has always been very equal in that way. She says she knows a lot of men who want their wives to stay home and she thinks it's tough when you are in that situation but her husband has always been totally supportive. She says even ...

Donna. Accomplishments, Success and Significance

By - Last updated: Thursday, February 25, 2010

I asked Donna to tell me about her proudest accomplishments at work. She said she found it a hard question to answer. Specifically, she said: "I'm proud of how far I've come in the industry and the fact that I'm running a department that produces a lot of revenue.  There aren't a lot of women doing what I do and so I hope I'm a role model for women that want to combine success at work with children and a family. It's been hard work but I've also been very fortunate to have the opportunities to do what I've done."   I asked her what she considered her greatest success at work. She said she thinks her greatest strength at work is ...