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The Momshift free pdf "The MomShift" is the first book to exclusively research and showcase the stories of a diverse range of relatable women who share the multitude of ways in which they achieved greater career success after starting their families.
Women are regularly told that having children will hurt their careers--until now. In "The MomShift," Reva Seth has talked to over 500 mothers from a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds who have defied cultural expectations and achieved greater professional success after starting their families.
For these women and others like them, having children actually enhanced their work life: by helping them prioritize and set bigger goals, inspiring them to work harder and smarter or even spurring them to start their own businesses. As Rebecca Wolf--of Girls Gone Child blog fame--puts it, "Motivation, thy name is parenthood."
But as Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook has pointed out, often, when an already busy women starts thinking about having a child, she frequently steps back from her career goals, unable to picture how her already busy life will accommodate children. Enter "The MomShift," which covers areas such how much we really need to "lean in," whether there's a "best time" to have a baby, the benefits of re-framing maternity leave, ambition, financial concerns, the changing nature of careers and whether work/life balance really exists for working mothers. Each chapter has discussion questions to keep the conversation going and the ideas percolating. The result is a reassuring, supportive and inspirational resource that emphasizes that their there is no one right way to balance careers and family and that illustrates the many choices that women have today. "The MomShift" is an invaluable career companion brimming with motivation, tips and ideas to help each woman to create her own version of career success during the often hectic but highly productive "mom" years.

About Reva Seth

Reva Seth is an author and entrepreneur who regularly speaks on issues related to working mothers. She began her career as a corporate lawyer and then moved into strategic and corporate communications. Seth has written for the "Atlantic, " the "Globe and Mail," "Canadian Business" and the "Huffington Post," and has been featured on numerous radio and television shows including "20/20," "Canada A.M.," and "Steven and Chris." She lives in Toronto with her husband and three boys.

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Author : Reva Seth
Publisher : Random House Canada
Data Published : 11 February 2014
ISBN : 0345812646
EAN : 9780345812643
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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