Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Talking Talent completes US business acquisition of Life Meets Work to expand its services and global client base

20th March 2018

Talking Talent, the award-winning UK coaching company specialising in solutions for working parents, female leadership and inclusion has acquired Life Meets Work, a US consulting firm that helps companies improve performance through innovative working practices. The acquisition will boost Talking Talent’s growth, increase its global client portfolio and enable it...

Big change requires collaboration

14th March 2018

Millions of women have created a powerful movement for gender balance and equality through campaigns such as #METOO, yet, particularly in some sectors, progress around these issues remains slow. Read this insightful article from Freddie Alves, Talking Talent's MD of Inclusion with Purpose.

Why You Need Roots and Wings for a Truly Happy Mothers’ Day

9th March 2018

After I gave birth to our first son, my husband and I were inundated with congratulations cards. They poured in from family close and remote, from friends, from colleagues, from random friends of my parents-in-law who I barely knew. They came with gifts and flowers. They filled our bookshelves to...

Taking Action Together

8th March 2018

There’s an ancient Japanese proverb that goes, ‘Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.’ The last year has changed how we see the treatment of women, both at work and outside work, and how we talk about it. In sharing their experiences through campaigns like...

January blues

16th January 2018

January is often thought of as the most depressing month of the year, variables such as weather conditions, debt, the end of Christmas, failed New Years’ resolutions, going back to work and low motivation levels all contribute to depression. It is inarguable that this time of year can leave the...

Are Companies Doing Enough To Address The Risks Of Burnout In Their Workforce?

15th January 2018

More Than Half of All Professionals Feel Worn Out By Their Work - read more about our burnout research as reviewed here by Marginalia

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

8th December 2017

We all hope for a magical Christmas. And it is supposed to be the most wonderful time, but for many of us, it can be the most overwhelming. Let’s think about the run up to Christmas. It’s managing competing diary entries – racing from school Christingle services to work functions....

One Question that Derails Women at Work

17th November 2017

Karen Rubin contributes to this Bright Horizons blog article by Lisa Oppenheimer which explores why nobody seems to believe women want to return to work. Read more of the full blog .

The power of authentic alliances

6th November 2017

It is said that most people join organisations, but leave bosses. Read more as Rob Bravo, Director of Wellbeing at Talking Talent, suggests how to change this.

The impossible conundrum facing new dads everywhere: how to be a good father and keep your career going

26th October 2017

Read the shout out to Talking Talent from DaddiLife's Han-Son Lee in a podcast for The Mirror.