WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GATHER JUST ABOUT EVERY INFLUENTIAL WOMAN TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT WORKING FAMILY ISSUES? THIS…
“Setting the tone for the Summit, President Barack Obama penned a blog for the Huffington Post in which he wrote, “Family leave, childcare, flexibility and a decent wage aren’t frills. They’re basic needs. They shouldn’t be bonuses–they should be the bottom line.” Read on
Most entrepreneurial mothers have become just so because a job environment could not address their needs/wants over:
- length of time, quality of hours, etc (family leave)
- cost and availability of childcare
- working hours to do what needs to be done plus the need to do stuff on the fly (flexibility)
- earning good money for the effort put in (decent wage)
How well these are executed (in a business context) is debatable but nonetheless the impetus to give a business a red hot go is usually driven through wanting to address these quality of parenting and lifestyle issues.