“The pressure to be available 24/7 in business today is destructive to families because when you’re on your phone, you can’t truly BE with your spouse and children. If real change is going to come in this area, it has to start with women who draw boundaries for themselves and model that behavior for their teams.” ~ Emily Bennington, Author

Summary: Emily Bennington is a bestselling author and a teacher of both mindfulness and the metaphysical text A Course in Miracles (ACIM). In short, her work helps professionals around the globe marry high performance with a calm mind and spiritual depth. Named one of Monster.com’s 11 Career Experts to Follow, Emily has led training programs on composure for numerous Fortune 500 companies and has been featured in press ranging from CNN, ABC, and Fox, to the Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan. In addition, her weekly Minute Mindful blog touches a growing tribe of thousands who are seeking a holistic approach to being in the world. While the blog is gender-neutral, Forbes has listed it as one of the “100 Best Websites for Women.”

Nationality: American

Industry: Education

Q: Are women in leadership (Directors to Executives) who wrestle with family commitments thinking in terms of being an example to the people they lead? on thevoiceofjobseekers.com

A: I certainly hope so. The pressure to be available 24/7 in business today is destructive to families because when you’re on your phone, you can’t truly BE with your spouse and children. If real change is going to come in this area, it has to start with women who draw boundaries for themselves and model that behavior for their teams.

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