Return with confidence and peace of mind from your maternity or paternity leave

90 min online video course

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By completing this 90 min online video course you will:

  • Get support & deal with some of the difficult emotions that you may be experiencing now

  • Build up your confidence by discovering how you are adding unique value to the business and overcoming some unhelpful beliefs

  • Effectively organize your new life-work routine and learn how to continue your successful career while being an involved parent

  • Develop strategies & habits that will make you successful at work under new life circumstances

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Module 1 - Get emotionally ready to be back at work

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What are the difficult emotions you experience being back at work?

  • TonyI feel lonely because no one else in my office is going through the same thing as I am. I
  • EvaI feel guilty and constrained
  • RachelI fear to fail in both my career and at home as a mom.
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Do you feel guilty at times? Share your story!

  • EvaI feel guilty as I don’t get enough time with both of my children - the little one and the
  • AngelI feel guilty because it seems like you need to act like you don’t have kids to be successful professionally
  • TonyI’m the breadwinner for our family. I feel guilty because I want to be able to be with my kids
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What most important needs of yours have you discovered through the exercise in lesson 8? What are you going to do differently from now on?

  • JohnMy most important needs are: 1) the need to take care of both my family and work responsibilities 2) the
  • HannaNeed to prove at work that I can manage the same workload as before. I want to be considered for
  • RachelThe need to build a loving relationship with my newborn without sacrificing my existing relationship with my son. All that
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Module 2 - Build up your confidence at work

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Module 3 - Get organized at work and at home

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What are your tips for the fast ramp up after being back? What worked well for you?

  • AlexMeeting people who can update me on the most important changes which happened when I was on leave: team, clients,
  • ClaraKeep in touch with a few people from work while being on leave and read important emails 4 weeks before
  • AjitChecklist with the most important things to complete before my return which I received from my manager.
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What helps you the most in getting your household routine organized?

  • AgnesI hired a cleaning lady. It’s a blessing 😉
  • LauraI order healthy diet boxes for dinners for my whole family. This way I don’t need to worry about what
  • AndreaI don’t work on Fridays. Fridays are my days to clean and cook for the whole weekend. This way I
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How satisfied are your with the balance between what you do in your role, how much you earn and how much flexibility you have?

  • AnnaI’m satisfied with the level of flexibility and compensation. I can work from home whenever I need and I am
  • AshwathyMy role requires me to travel a lot. I love to travel, however since I got a baby it has
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Share your business case for getting more flexibility in your role

  • HannaI’d like to work on Thursdays from home for 3 months starting from July. It will help me be more
  • NatashaI would like to be able to work from home on the days around my travel/frequent out of work hour
  • NadiaI would like to come to the office at 7am and leave the office at 4:00pm, so I can pick
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Module 4 - Develop new useful habits to do more with less time

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