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When Parkinson’s Law isn’t enough

When Parkinson’s Law isn’t enough

During my most recent maternity leave, I learned a lot about the power of Parkinson’s Law – the idea that work expands to fill the space we give it.I tried to ramp down my workload so my hours could follow, and it didn’t work. Here’s what helped me…

Parkinson’s Law in real life

Parkinson’s Law in real life

Parkinson’s Law is more like a principle than a law, but it definitely holds water. It was a good reminder to me of something I knew but didn’t really want to believe: the best way to cut your working hours is…

to cut your working hours.

I’m back!

I’m back!

I always knew I’d be coming back to work, but I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about it. Would I want more time away? Secretly want to quit? Turns out, I was excited to come back. I’m tired, and it adds a lot to my plate, but I love what I do. More than that, I love the people I get to know because of A Squared. 

In Praise of the Lifestyle Business

In Praise of the Lifestyle Business

We are taught successful businesses are big and definitely scale, but there is a breed of business all built around life aspirations.

When You’ve Hit Another Wall

When You’ve Hit Another Wall

Resistance is a wise messenger with vey important things to say. Here are some steps to start deciphering its message.

Batching Isn’t Just for Cookies

Batching Isn’t Just for Cookies

Are you doing yourself any favors by working on multiple projects at the same time? Probably not, and here’s what to do instead.

Reflecting on 2021

Reflecting on 2021

I’m not sure how it’s already a new year. 2021 was a weird one.

In this week’s blog, I reflect on what I’ve learned in 2021 and what I look forward to in 2022.

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