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Working from home

Having worked from home for many years now, I am a strong supporter and advocate that flexible working for parents is the way forward.  I was Highly Commended back in 2009 for working from home with the Remote Employment Awards sponsored by BT, showing that I could successfully work from home and I have shown a number of employers the benefits from a flexible approach to employment. 276 more words


Lots has been written recently about how dads feel about work, parenting and their changing role in family life – and it’s brilliant to hear their points of view, and see the conversation move beyond the usual stereotypes. 738 more words


Putting Learning Agility into Practice

Leaders who “refuse to let go of entrenched patterns or who do not recognize the nuances in different situations tend to derail.” This quote from the Center for Creative Leadership is absolutely true. 640 more words

Changing Your Life

Why should you offer flexible working?

Happy employees are more productive, more creative, and more engaged. But there are other benefits that organizations are gaining: happy employees are proud of their employers and they are willing to let their friends and followers in Social Media know that they are part of that particular organization. 529 more words

Happy Employees

Companies who encourage and succeed with flexible working report that trust is an important element of making it work.

report by Diageo and Timewise… 799 more words

Parent Work Thrive is also on Twitter @parentwrkthrive

Working dads have been in the news recently – and it feels as though something new is happening: 564 more words


Let’s dig into gig - It’s time to shift gears

Are you among those whose 9–5 job leaves them yearning for something more? Do you have unused skills just waiting to be explored– for your own good? 338 more words