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Advice for Working Moms Audiobook, by Harvard Business Review
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Author: Harvard Business Review Narrator: Ann Richardson Publisher: Gildan Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The HBR Working Parents Series Release Date: May 2021 ISBN: 9781663712882
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Your kid gets sick, so you leave work early—again. You're an expert at driving the carpool line and setting up for the morning meeting. You missed out on another stretch assignment because you don't have time. It's assumed you'll bake the treats for the fundraiser—and man the table.

As a working mother you often draw the short straw. You carry most of the burden of caregiving and household chores—and your career suffers because of it. Bosses and coworkers assume that since you're focused on your family, you don't prioritize work, and they give crucial opportunities to those around you.

Advice for Working Moms can help you alleviate this stress. Drawing on the wisdom of experts and parents alike, it will help you strike the right balance between family and work, all while navigating the long-standing bias against mothers and, more broadly, women in the workforce. You'll learn to: establish the boundaries you need at home and at work; negotiate flextime, time off, and maternity leave; facilitate your return to work after taking time off for caregiving; combat the "motherhood penalty"; negotiate a more equal division of labor at home with your partner; and say no to "office housework" and other menial tasks at work. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, eleven internationally licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

About the Narrator

Ann M. Richardson is an Earphones Award–winning narrator. She studied broadcast journalism and Spanish at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Years later, the desire to take up a creative yet productive career lead her to investigate voice-over and ultimately audiobook narration and production.