In my previous article I wrote about the importance of the role of a mother in raising children. Our decisions later in life, our values and priorities, they are affected by the way our parents raised us. When a boy is trying to be a leader and manage other kids, we say, it is ok. But when a girl acts that way, we named her as “bossy”. Mostly parents know, that it is time to raise and approach our kids equally and give them equal opportunities.
Is it possible to be a good wife, a great mother and a successful businesswoman? Have both a family and a career? Is it possible to combine work and family? Yes! But it needs a lot of patience, hard work and, when possible, a partner’s support.
Women always strive to strike a balance between love and work. Many times they need to decide whether they want to stay at work or listen to their heart and follow their love. Many would prefer the latter. Some women feel that their intuition and “sixth sense” somehow already knows what is the best.
Why do we have such a low percentage of women in leading positions if there are a lot of educated, strong, powerful and successful women around us?
Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook in her book Lean In said: “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” Yet are we ready for an equal world when there are still some countries that deny women their basic rights?
Everybody knows Steve Job’s speech where he said: “The only way to do a great work is to love what you do.”
I realized how much I love to write while I was working in a personal agency in Slovakia. I had a chance to write about communication, soft skills, networking and many other interesting topics. It was a great job and I learned a… Read more about How It All Began...
We are very excited to welcome Klaudia to the HSSPA blog! She will write about her experiences in Cambridge as well as a variety of other topics. Here’s a little about her in her own words:
Although I come from Slovakia I currently reside in Cambridge Massachusetts. I am a member and a blogger for the Harvard Student Spouses and Partners Association (HSSPA). I quit Medical School once I realized that Business was my cup of coffee, something where I see myself in the future. Before I moved to the US I worked as a Business Development Manager in a Personal agency called… Read more about New Blogger: Klaudia!