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Babies and Boardrooms: How to JuggleYour Career as a New MomThe women of Connect: ProfessionalWomen’s Network share their ...
Another mom in a senior role once told me: "Never say youre                                  leaving the office because of...
Dont wait until youre depleted/angry/annoyed/overwhelmed by                                  motherhood, work or both befo...
It is very scary thinking you will not have time for everything. As a                                  full-time employee ...
My husband quit his job and has been a stay-at-home dad ever                                  since. He is awesome at it, ...
Lisa Barnes             Determine what is most important to you and dont negotiate it. Its      Program Manager,      J.P....
Outsource whatever manual personal tasks you can afford and                                  everyone involved will be hap...
Youll need a strong support group and to know that there is always                                   tomorrow. I dont beli...
I am not an advocate of killing yourself, trying to be all things to all                                  people. It takes...
Join the conversation!Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi, is anonline community on LinkedIn that helps...
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How to Juggle Your Career as a New Mom

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You don't have to be Marissa Mayer to make your career work as a new mom. The women of Connect: Professional Women's Network share their secrets for staying sane as working moms. Visit www.linkedin.com/womenconnect for more information and to join the Connect community.

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How to Juggle Your Career as a New Mom

  1. Babies and Boardrooms: How to JuggleYour Career as a New MomThe women of Connect: ProfessionalWomen’s Network share their secretsfor staying sane as a new working mom.
  2. Another mom in a senior role once told me: "Never say youre leaving the office because of family. Its not anyones business. Just say you are booked. Its true anyway."Gretchen Scheiman Principal, L5 Direct©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 2
  3. Dont wait until youre depleted/angry/annoyed/overwhelmed by motherhood, work or both before you make steps to get things back to a happy equilibrium! Jennifer Watkiss Marketing Manager©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 3
  4. It is very scary thinking you will not have time for everything. As a full-time employee and mother of three, I can tell you, you will find the time. There are going to be very emotional moments, but you Paola Ramirez will be amazed all you can handle! Advertising and Marketing Director©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 4
  5. My husband quit his job and has been a stay-at-home dad ever since. He is awesome at it, and it gave me the flexibility to continue growing my career. Deena Perro Metro Manager Manpower©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 5
  6. Lisa Barnes Determine what is most important to you and dont negotiate it. Its Program Manager, J.P. Morgan Chase OK to choose family over work one day, and work over family the next. Know it wont always be even.©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 6
  7. Outsource whatever manual personal tasks you can afford and everyone involved will be happier and more productive! It will save you precious time that you can put to better use. Karie Barrett Creative Development Director©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 7
  8. Youll need a strong support group and to know that there is always tomorrow. I dont believe there is one right answer. Kids are resilient and jobs are flexible (or should be). Dagny EvansTechnical and Operational Leader ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 8
  9. I am not an advocate of killing yourself, trying to be all things to all people. It takes a balance of when to give your energy and attention. It ebbs and flows. Kathleen Wilhoit CIO at Attune, Inc.©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 9
  10. Join the conversation!Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi, is anonline community on LinkedIn that helps women achieve thecareers they want and discuss the issues relevant to their success.For more great insights from Connect members, check out thediscussion: I am about to be a first-time mom andwould love advice on how to be successful in managementVisit linkedin.com/womenconnect formore information and to join the group!FLICKR PHOTO CREDITS:Slide 1: Sandor WeiszSlide 2: Sean DreilingerSlide 3: One Pink HippoSlide 4: Sandor WeiszSlide 5: Makelessnoise, FlickrSlide 6: Asian Development FundSlide 7: Rafael PenalozaSlide 8: Sean DreilingerSlide 9: Sandor Weisz©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 10
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