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The Future of Freelancing: Five Things Managers Can Do  

November 14, 2017

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There’s a seismic shift underway in the workplace, and if this “future of work” trend hasn’t affected you yet, it will. It’s the current fluctuation from full-time employment to freelancing. In fact, the “Freelancing in America: 2017” research from Upwork and Freelancers Union found that more than 57 million Americans are freelancing today, representing 36 […]

The Intergenerational Workplace: What is Considered “Millennial” Really Benefits Us All

October 17, 2017

Football has been in the news for a lot of important reasons lately, but today I’d like to talk about a change in football and other sports that is less reported. Over the past few years, I’ve become fascinated with how athletic coaching techniques are evolving to better support millennial players. The most recent example is […]

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What Does Work-Life Balance Mean in 2016?

June 21, 2016

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Work-life balance (a.k.a. work-life integration, work-life fit, work-life blend) has been a hot workplace topic for, oh, the past three decades or so. But in today’s constantly connected, mobile-enabled, global, 24/7/365 world, the concept seems more complicated and debated than ever. Here’s why. “Work” Doesn’t End at 5 … and “Life” Doesn’t Begin at 5 […]

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean in 2016?

Timing is Everything: How Flexible Work Policies Can Help You Attract Millennials

October 30, 2015

If there’s one workplace must-have for millennials, it’s flexibility. In fact, they put a premium on work-life balance (or their preferred term, work-life integration) above almost everything else – including money. Typically, we think of flexibility in terms of shortened schedules or having the freedom to work from home. But that’s not the only way that […]

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UChic Founder Christie Garton Shares Career Advice for Millennial Women and Their Managers

June 29, 2015

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Social entrepreneur Christie Garton first started working with millennial women in 2008 when she launched UChic.com, an online magazine written by and for college women. More publications soon followed, including four editions of UChic: A College Girl’s Guide to Everything, a best-selling guidebook for women entering college. Along the way, Christie also founded the UChic […]

UChic Founder Christie Garton Shares Career Advice for Millennial Women and Their Managers

What Millennial Women Can Learn From Gen Xers Who ‘Have It All’

June 9, 2015

Laura Vanderkam researches and writes about a variety of topics tied to building a successful life — including time management, money management and productivity. I love her books and articles and recommend them often. In her latest project, Laura set out to understand women who appear to “have it all” by conducting a time diary […]

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What Millennial Women Can Learn From Gen Xers Who ‘Have It All’

A New Way to Think About Time Management and Work-Life Balance

February 17, 2015

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In our busy world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and time-strapped. Many of us struggle to find time for what’s most important to us. As the founder and CEO of Real Life E, a time coaching and training company, my friend Elizabeth Grace Saunders is on a mission to help. Her new ebook, How to […]

A New Way to Think About Time Management and Work-Life Balance