For the last two years, I’ve worked from home, and one of the biggest challenges has always been finding balance – especially as a working mom. Even for someone comfortable working remotely, the current state of the world brings lots of changes to a typical routine. Big ones. Some of them are welcome, like more time with the family, finding ways to be grateful for what we have, and the ability to build forts…lots and lots of forts.
But some of these changes are extremely stressful. How do you maintain a sense of normalcy when things are simply not normal? How do you constantly share your space with the people we love most without going crazy? How do you communicate to your children when you’re available and when you’re not?
These are just a few challenges we’re all facing in this new landscape, mothers and fathers alike.
In this premiere episode of Gone Remote, I explore these questions and more with five brilliant, hard-working, mothers. Guests included Courtney Craig, Sr. Manager Customer Marketing at GoDaddy, Erika Irby, Director WW VAR and Distribution Programs at Veeam, Sarah Imarata, Director of Marketing and Sales Efficiency at Global Jet Capital, Lauren Bailey, President at Factor8, and Melissa Murillo, Sr. Manager Sales Development at Validity.
Be sure to check out the episode, as it covers topics such as addressing the growing anxiety within your children, staying positively connected with spouses and family members, and personal and professional growth under stress. For insight into how we can do our best in this new reality (and a few laughs!), take a break with Gone Remote: Working Moms.
Keep an eye out next week for the next episode of Gone Remote, with SDRs discussing their tips and tricks to keep your SDR team aligned, productive, and successful.
Do you have any additional tips, tricks, or ideas you’d like to share? Comment below! We’d love to hear them.