Laugh, Learn, Lead - The Project Ecosystem
Unpack with JC - Attempting to return to work
Jul 30, 2019 · 16 min
Play episode
Last week's episode with Kasanndra Rotolone was a chatty one filled with self-awareness gems. I was surprised she was inspired to be a Project Manager by watching what I did and that she now hopes to inspire other women to get involved in project management.

Today I want to talk about something very real for Kas and so many of us attempting to return to work as new mums.
I struggled with my decision to be a working single-mum, what others would say about me, would my daughter experience a sense of abandonment, was I doing the right thing, how do I work full time and have a strong trusted loving relationship with my daughter, if not me than who will pay the bills…

I hope this unpack episode empowers you to take the steps to go get what you desire and not live in the shadows of others – it’s your journey, you hold the pen to write your own success stories!

Brene Brown, Emma Isaacs, my mum…all show strength, resilience, determination, courage and most importantly a voice – there is no fake or pretend. My mum sacrificed so much for me - I was different, I was curious, I wanted to explore, I wanted more…
Who do you have around you?

JC Three Tips
  1. Don’t put your dreams on hold, you can have it all as a working parent
  2. Talk to your support team and let them know what’s important to you
  3. Practice self-love, fill your own cup before giving unconditionally to others

Quote from my conversation with Kas ‘A happy project team member is going to deliver results’.
More episodes from Laugh, Learn, Lead - The Project Ecosystem
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu