The Mum Project: Motherhood, marketing and marathons

Meagan is a mum of one who juggles motherhood along with her career as a digital marketing manager and running her successful blog, The Mum Project. Amongst all that, Meagan even makes time to train for the Brighton Marathon! Meagan is well-placed to share her views on working motherhood, leaning in and ‘having it all…

Why aren’t we asking dads how they ‘do it all’?

Six months ago, my husband Jack volunteered to do the 750m swim leg of a team triathlon. 50 minutes in, he was pulled in by a JetSki, defeated and exhausted. Today, he crossed the finish line of the Bunbury Iron Man 70.3 in 5 hours. In just six months he has taught himself to swim, bike and run. While waiting at the finish line, something struck me: why doesn’t anyone ever ask…

The art of saying no

Saying ‘no’ is an art that many people struggle with – they don’t want to let others down, miss out on opportunities or jeapordise a relationship – but it is a valuable skill to master and it doesn’t have to be difficult…

5 (more) TED Talks for working women

I love a good TED​ Talk. Maybe a little too much. I also love lists. So, here is a list of five (more) TED Talks for women who work…

How motherhood inspired this scientist to lean in to her career

Reese McMillan is a mum of two living in a small close-knit town outside Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For Reese, motherhood changed her career goals in a way she didn’t expect: it showed her just how much she was capable of and made her more ambitious. In addition to her full-time position managing environmental projects, Reese also cares for her two young children and her mother, volunteers for her church and still makes…