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Anyone listening?

Posted by Claire Hope on Friday, May 10, 2013, In : Work Life Balance Tips 

So, I have been quiet on the blogging front for a while.   Partly because I've been working hard, (new job)  and partly because I've been trying to make more time to listen.

There is just so much to do everyday, and I realise that more and more I am not really listening to my kids, as I chase them through the daily routines so I can get to that job I need to finish.

It feels like we are living in the age of  "infobeasity" where we are constantly bombarded with stuff from e-mail, texts, Facebook...
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Down with work and up with sledging!

Posted by Claire Hope on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, In : Work Life Balance Tips 

 Yesterday I ditched work and took the kids sledging after school.   In 6 months time will I (or my client) remember what I did in January?   I bet my kids will remember 2 hours of sledging one cold Monday after school forever..

Today I am twice as productive, as I feel good.

Mum - the memory maker.
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Why Facebook has Improved my Work Life Balance ...

Posted by Claire Hope on Sunday, March 18, 2012, In : Work Life Balance Tips 
So for ages I resisted the Facebook thing ....   I always used to think that it was something for people with too much time on their hands...   Living in a world of 'infobesity', why on earth did it need another stream of information coming into my already over-cluttered in-box?

A few months ago, largely through my work, I realised I had to get with the programme, and learn about social media, so I could talk to my clients about how this fits in with their HR strategies of the future.   I have...
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Work Life Balance - Solved in 3 Simple Steps!

Posted by Claire Hope on Thursday, February 2, 2012, In : Work Life Balance Tips 
So after my January, comes perfect life balance February.  

At work I do loads of 'strategic stuff', so why not apply the same thinking to my W L balance problem.   On giving some thought as to how I was going to make this happen, I realised I have been going about things wrong for most of my life.   So after quite a bit of contemplation - I thought of the 3 things I need to change to break the work-washing-kids-homework-taxi-double dinner-not enough sleep cycle.

1) Write my...
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Finding Mum-Life-Balance

Claire Hope Just over 2 years ago, I step-changed my working life. I now have an amazing work life balance with a portfolio career full of things I do for both money and love. Mum-Life-Balance is born out of my experience of spending time with talented women who have great wisdom to share, and my wish to pass this on.