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Worried your parental leave replacement will be better than you?

Almost every person I’ve ever coached in the lead up to parental leave has shared with me one of two things. Either, they want the person who’s performing their role to be good…but not quite as good as them. Or, their work is being distributed amongst their whole team…how will they get it back when they return from parental leave?

Making History: Rebecca Forgasz on grace versus gravitas

Rebecca Forgasz is indomitable. Associate Professor, climate activist, and mum to two small sons, she simply gets things done. Here, she opens up about her path to the peak of her profession, grace versus gravitas, and the interchangeable approach to parenting she practices with her partner, Debbie Kertesz.

Life in iso: Blurred Lines

Since workplaces and the education system requisitioned our homes last month, just where work and school/learning begins and ends is a mystery. Kids, pets and partners are part of our team meetings (dressed or not); and most of us can’t even remember what day it is. Put simply, the boundaries have become blurred…

How to work from home… with kids!

Introducing: Joy in the Juggle – Full House Edition!

This 45-minute short-course, provides working parents of Grace Papers’ partners with a step-by-step guide on how to work from home with kids – plus a whole lot of other useful stuff you’ll need to know right now to thrive, not just survive in these unprecedented conditions.

Career and care during a public health crisis

In the midst of our public health crisis, pervasive feelings of fear and uncertainty can affect everyone – families, communities and businesses. However, in any time of crisis it’s imperative that we also identify the opportunities to make positive changes – and act with leadership and grace.

Small acts of love

The ‘walk of shame’ is one that working parents and carers can experience while working flexibly in their organisation. The impact is huge. In addition to the stress that comes with getting our little people to early learning centres, kinder and school, the judgment we anticipate from our workplaces adds a whole other degree of unnecessary stress. We talk to Helen Fazzino, PwC Partner on her walk of shame and share our tips to address it.

How to own your flexible work arrangements, guilt free.

The ‘walk of shame’ is one that working parents and carers can experience while working flexibly in their organisation. The impact is huge. In addition to the stress that comes with getting our little people to early learning centres, kinder and school, the judgment we anticipate from our workplaces adds a whole other degree of unnecessary stress. We talk to Helen Fazzino, PwC Partner on her walk of shame and share our tips to address it.