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Katrina Alcorn
Katrina Alcorn is a writer and an experience
design consultant. She holds a master’s de-
gree in journalism...
1
If you sense that your life is out of whack,
then it is.think hard about the consequences if you don’t change course.
2
Think of balance,
not just from the perspective of time,
but more so from the perspective of priorities.
3
Keep in mind that your time and energy are finite resources;
allocate them appropriately.
4
As you contemplate a career transition,
your personal economy will undoubtedly be impacted.
be cautious, smart and plan ...
5
If you’re stressed at work,the odds are greater that you’ll have tense relationships at home.
be clear on what brings mo...
5
If you’re stressed at work,the odds are greater that you’ll have tense relationships at home.
be clear on what brings mo...
6
Feeling stressed, burned-out or anxious?
Try physical exercise,
connecting with a friend,
or just appreciating the value...
7
When you’re truly an advocate for yourself,
you’ll seek out opportunities that will give you more
autonomy, flexibility ...
8
If you could take away all the activities that you do
during the course of a day except 3 what would they be?
Identify t...
9
Do you know that working moms who telecommute
have 27% greater productivity?
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Practice saying No to things that ...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Being an ally and supporting other...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Telling your partner what you need...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Telling your boss you’d like to wo...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Recommending ROWE (Results-only Wo...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Starting a Babies-at-work program
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Joining and participating in MomsR...
10
As a working mom,
next time you feel trapped,
commit to taking one of these actions:
Starting dialogue
When you sense tension or stress
creeping into your life, what do you do?
REALLY REFLECT...
Connect WITH US!
Tell us what you think
Chase@33voices.com
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Katrina Alcorn is a writer and an experience design consultant. She holds a master's degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from UC Berkeley, and is a regular blogger at WorkingMomsBreak.com and for The Huffington Post.

Since 1999, Alcorn's day job has been leading design projects with corporations in a variety of industries to help them put technology in the service of people. This work has given her an insider's glimpse into dozens of companies--from Fortune 500s to small startups--and she has spoken at more than a dozen design conferences internationally.

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10 Work-Life Balance Insights for Moms | Katrina Alcorn

  1. 1. Powered by insights from Katrina Alcorn
  2. 2. This presentation consists of 10 highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. Katrina Alcorn Katrina Alcorn is a writer and an experience design consultant. She holds a master’s de- gree in journalism and documentary filmmak- ing from UC Berkeley, and is a regular blogger at WorkingMomsBreak.com and for The Huff- ington Post. Since 1999, Alcorn’s day job has been leading design projects with corporations in a variety of industries to help them put technology in the service of people. This work has given her an insider’s glimpse into dozens of compa- nies--from Fortune 500s to small startups--and she has spoken at more than a dozen design conferences internationally. @kalcorn
  4. 4. 1 If you sense that your life is out of whack, then it is.think hard about the consequences if you don’t change course.
  5. 5. 2 Think of balance, not just from the perspective of time, but more so from the perspective of priorities.
  6. 6. 3 Keep in mind that your time and energy are finite resources; allocate them appropriately.
  7. 7. 4 As you contemplate a career transition, your personal economy will undoubtedly be impacted. be cautious, smart and plan ahead.
  8. 8. 5 If you’re stressed at work,the odds are greater that you’ll have tense relationships at home. be clear on what brings more joy to your life, work or martial harmony?
  9. 9. 5 If you’re stressed at work,the odds are greater that you’ll have tense relationships at home. be clear on what brings more joy to your life, work or martial harmony?
  10. 10. 6 Feeling stressed, burned-out or anxious? Try physical exercise, connecting with a friend, or just appreciating the value that you bring to the world.
  11. 11. 7 When you’re truly an advocate for yourself, you’ll seek out opportunities that will give you more autonomy, flexibility and freedom at work.
  12. 12. 8 If you could take away all the activities that you do during the course of a day except 3 what would they be? Identify them and eliminate the rest.
  13. 13. 9 Do you know that working moms who telecommute have 27% greater productivity?
  14. 14. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions:
  15. 15. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Practice saying No to things that are less meaningful
  16. 16. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Being an ally and supporting other women in similar circumstances
  17. 17. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Telling your partner what you need in order to enhance your relationship
  18. 18. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Telling your boss you’d like to work from home
  19. 19. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Recommending ROWE (Results-only Work Environment) to HR manager
  20. 20. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Starting a Babies-at-work program
  21. 21. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Joining and participating in MomsRising
  22. 22. 10 As a working mom, next time you feel trapped, commit to taking one of these actions: Starting dialogue
  23. 23. When you sense tension or stress creeping into your life, what do you do? REALLY REFLECT...
  24. 24. Connect WITH US! Tell us what you think Chase@33voices.com
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