5 Essential Skills Perfected By Motherhood That Are Gold Dust For Your Career By Louise Major

Many women worry that taking even a short break from their career to have children, will have a damaging effect on their employability. Endless articles discussing, ‘baby brain’ and the embarrassment of turning up to executive meetings covered in baby poop certainly don’t help and perhaps reinforce an undercurrent of negativity surrounding motherhood in conjunction with a fulfilling work-life. However, on the flip side, many women find that the lessons learned from taking care of a demanding human-being can really enhance and enrich their working life. Louise Major, Marketing Director and founder of eco-business, Castaway Cottage, found her career taking off after having children. Here she shares her top five insights as to how to make the most of your experiences of motherhood to boost your career. At the top of the list, she says, is having a positive mindset, specifically, achieving your goals and realising nothing is out of…

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