Flexible working arrangements generally improve productivity
In her book Thrive, Arianna Huffington recalls a story from Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg, about how much more productive she became because, after she had kids, she started to consider where she was investing her time: “I found that once I had kids, I was not just working less, I was more productive.
Creating a balance in the division of labour
A lot of mothers feel like they do the lion’s share of housework, even when they’re working full time. And according to a report by Diversity Council Australia, that’s because they do.
How Anna Flynn achieves personal and professional fulfilment at the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Anna Flynn, director of policy development at the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority. Age: 43 Number of kids: 1 Age of kids: 4.5 years
The dramatic start, as Arianna Huffington shares the details of her collapse in 2007, gives context for why Thrive reminds us to look at our well-being and to balance our lives.