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♥ & $: Sometimes It’s About More Than Money — My Take On the Sheryl Sandberg Debate

Lisen Stromberg

In 1996, I was invited to speak to an MBA class at my alma mater, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. They wanted to hear about my career as a marketing executive. I wanted to tell them about how hard it was to juggle two children and that seemingly successful career. After 45 minutes detailing […]

Should You Move For A Job?

Should You Move For A Job

When thinking about moving for a job there is more to consider than just the pay. Being away from your support system can be harder than you think. However, you might be passing on a great opportunity by staying home. We are weighing the options of moving for a job vs. staying put.

How to Suck at Work-Life Balance

Balancing work, life and money takes constant effort, and it's not easy.

In a survey last week, I asked some of you: “What’s the biggest thing you’re struggling with in your life right now?” The second most common answer, behind only debt, took me by total surprise. Then again, I’m not sure why it took me by surprise, because if I had really thought about it, it’s […]

How to Ask Your Boss to Work from Home

For today’s information workers, offices don’t make sense. Why commute in rush-hour traffic to sit in a cube and write, research, and make phone calls: all things you could do anywhere? For many workers, ending—or at least reducing—daily treks to the office may be as simple as asking their employer. Especially in challenging economic times […]