Dr. Benay Dara-Abrams is the Lead Link and Co-Founder for Great Work Cultures, a leader in the design and implementation of collaborative technologies and processes, and a happily married mother of two wonderful adult children.
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October 31, 2014
My Mom chose college over a car and loved working for Eleanor Roosevelt in Washington after college. Though she was a very active stay-at-home mom after she married my Dad, my Mom always told me to have a career and a family, and I followed her advice. Another piece of advice from both my Mom and my Dad was to “do the best you can.” Blessed (and, in some ways, cursed) with a body that doesn’t require much sleep to keep going, I took that advice to mean I should work as many hours as I could. In my first high-tech management job, I clocked 110 hours one week, and 70, 80, 90 hours many other...