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Kick Some Glass:10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms by Portia Mount, Jennifer W. Martineau

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CHAPTER7

Motherhood: Don’t Drop Out, Power Down

Enjoy your personal milestones and takethem as opportunities to grow outside ofwork. It can be a very reflective time.

—Samantha Lomow, SVP HasbroBrands, Hasbro, Inc.

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • The challenges when women try to manage a career and children simultaneously
  • Several alternatives to dropping out of the workforce while raising children
  • Solutions that free up more of your time at work and at home to focus on what matters to you and your family

There are many difficult choices that women face as they progress on their leadership journey. One of those choices is specifically demanded of women who have children. Whether they carry their children for nine months or adopt, or ...

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