Christine Armstrong (Replay): The Myth Of Work-Life Balance

This episode is with Christine Armstrong, author, researcher and speaker on the future of work. She is known to 'blow up the bullshit about working parenting and dig into the truth about what works and what really doesn’t.' You might have read her piece in the Times that went viral called 'why working mums are being sold an impossible dream about work/life balance — and how to set the record straight' a piece promoting the publication of her brilliant book The Mother of All Jobs: How to Have Children and a Career and Stay Sane(ish). We recorded this episode pre-pandemic, and since then Christine has been researching tirelessly our response to working from home en masse and asking what people want to happen as the world of work continues to change. In this episode, we got into the nitty gritty of parenting, work and why flexible working doesn't always work and how we can try and get it right. Hope you enjoy.

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