Research suggests that it takes new mothers four months to get their confidence back when they return to work after maternity leave. It’s perhaps understandable, as new parenthood can be all-consuming – between sleepless nights, nappy changing and post-natal blues. Statistics tells us that 6 in 10 mothers find readjusting to the workplace a challenging experience. So how can new mums build up their confidence levels?
Starting your own home based business and being your own boss is exciting enought for most budding entrepreneurs to give it a go. But for all the numerous success stories we hear of people who have taken a simple idea and turned it into a profitable business, the uncertain nature of the entrepreneurial process has caused many people to be sceptical about the prospect of starting their own venture.
The alarm rings in all its glory, its shrill noise marking the beginning of a new day. There is breakfast to be made for the family, and each one has their own likes and dislikes. The children need to be readied for school, meals need to be planned, office work needs to be tackled, that important client presentation needs to be aced. So many things to do and such a short day! How will all these things be managed? Who will be able to accomplish the impossible?
Traditionally, dads have been viewed as the prime disciplinarians. Modern dads are however assuming different roles and defying conventions.
Entrepreneurs are often faced with numerous challenges on their business journey. Female entrepreneurs, however, are faced with an additional set of concerns and struggles when it comes to launching their own business ventures.