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Stories By Becky and Hollee

Scroll down to find stories that Becky and Hollee have written as work/life columnists for the ABA Journal, Becky’s weekly columns on women entrepreneurs for Crain’s Chicago Business, Hollee’s expert work/life columns for the Learning Care Group, and more.


Time Out: Sabbaticals Help Lawyers Reassess, Redirect Career (January 2012)

Seeking The New Perfect: Survey of Female Lawyers Highlights Their Struggles and Skill (July 2011)

A Lawsuit Claims Firm’s Macho Culture Led to Associate Dad’s Firing (March 2011)

Firms’ Re-Entry Programs Open Doors (February 2011)

Making the Home Work (July 2010)

Working Together, Living Together (June 2010)

Virtual Escape (February 2010)

Sick Call (December 2009)

Mom Makes It Work (October 2009)

Want a Life? Get More Clients (September 2009)

Letting It All Hang Out (July 2009)

Mom & Dad, Esq. (May 2009)

Taking Charge of Work and Life (February 2009)

Becky’s posts on women entrepreneurs at Crain’s Chicago Business:

Warm Feelings (and Deep Lessons) on This Entrepreneurial Journey (October 17, 2012)

Sketching Out a New Way to Be an Entrepreneur (October 10, 2012)

Entrepreneurial Sisters Push Past a Setback (October 3, 2012)

Finding a Work Space that Feels Like Home (September, 26, 2012)

Where the Boys Are: Women Building Businesses in Male-Dominated Fields (September 19, 2012)

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Adversity —With Some Fancy Footwork (September 12, 2012)

Female Entrepreneurs Tackling the Third Act (September 5, 2012)

From Wall Street Careers to Main Street Entrepreneurship (August 29, 2012)

Helping Your Kids Understand Your Working World (August 22, 2012)

Surviving the Summer Sitter Shuffle (August 15, 2012)

Unraveling the ‘Having It All’ Riddle (August 8, 2012)

A Legacy — and a Business (August 1, 2012)

Helping Would-Be Entrepreneurs Leap from Campus to the Real World (July 25, 2012)

Finding Success with a Little Spark and Hustle (July 18, 2012)

The Key Ingredient for Female Entrepreneurs: Independence (July 11, 2012)

Making ‘Work from Home’ Really Work (June 27, 2012)

Mixing Entrepreneurship and Single Motherhood (June 20, 2012)

The Mindfulness-and-Business Connection: Women Entrepreneurs Get It (June 6, 2012)

Turning a Cure for High-Heel Pain into a Business (May 30, 2012)

In Spring, ‘Balance’ Goes Out the Window (May 23, 2012)

Entrepreneurship for Introverts (May 16, 2012)

How Female Entrepreneurs Define ‘Free Time’ (May 9, 2012)

Helping Women To Re-enter the Workforce — and to Try Entrepreneurship (May 2, 2012)

How One Entrepreneur Turned a Desire for Flex Time into a New Business (April 25, 2012)

Matching Families with the Right Help (April 18, 2012)

Do Women Network Differently? Three Female Entrepreneurs Weigh In (April 11, 2012)

An Entrepreneurial Career Launched by a Flair for Cosmetics — and a Car from Oprah (April 4, 2012)

Managing the Sick-Kid Scramble (March 28, 2012)

Winning Women’ Veteran Urges Other Female Founders to Put Their Hands Up (March 21, 2012)

Deriving Sweet Inspiration from a Setback (March 14, 2012)

30Second Mom Offers Parenting Advice on the Go (March 7, 2012)

Sometimes Finding Real Work/Life Balance Means Working … More (Feb. 29, 2012)

For Women, Good Enough Is the New Perfect (Feb. 22, 2012)

 

 Hollee’s Expert Work/Life Pieces for the Learning Care Group 

Celebrating Moms in May (May 29, 2012)

Getting Rid of Guilt (May 22, 2012)

Pinning for Inspiration — Not Comparison! (May 12, 2012)

Your Work/Life Questions — Answered! (January 23, 2012)

Battling Our Perfectionism Bullies (January 17, 2012)

Three Steps to Ensure Work/Life Balance in 2012 (January 9, 2012)

Delegating Your Way to More “Me” Time (October 24, 2011)

Seasons of Work and Life: It Won’t Be Like This Forever (October 11, 2011)

Why Perfectionism Isn’t So Perfect (October 5, 2011)

Lessons I Learned on the Path to Becoming a Work/Life Expert (June 22, 2011)