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Mogul, Mom, & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman by Liz O'Donnell

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A Cautionary Tale: HowBusinesses Can Support Women

We can tell women to lower their standards around housework and child rearing. We can give them negotiating tools and training so that they can advocate for more support at home and higher wages at work. But unless and until organizations are willing to take a hard look at how they can embrace working women as a vital and vibrant part of the workforce, we risk losing an incredible talent base, and the brain drain Holli described will continue. And if it continues, we can expect to see the same results we’ve seen to date. As we’ve noted, there is an overwhelming body of evidence supporting the fact that women at work, and in leadership roles, yield positive results for families, businesses, ...

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