Nigel Marsh: How To Make Work-Life Balance Work

One of my wonderful Balance Project interviewees Cara Lemieux, a journalist and managing editor of, recently brought Nigel Marsh to my attention. And I'm so glad she did. Nigel Marsh gave a TED Talk in May 2010 that has, as of this posting, received 2,449,478 total views. That's a lot of views. A lot of people who share this [...]

AmEx’s Sobbott on Balance

Although I don't speak to her that often and I haven't seen her in years, Nancy Huang McCormick is one of my favorite people in the world. We met when she and my husband started in the same class at Harvard Business School. Since then, Nancy has been a dear friend, boss (I worked for her in the late 90s when [...]

The Times of India Interview on Work-Life Balance

In early July I was contacted by Nona Walia, a journalist from The Times of India, which is the world's best-selling English language daily newspaper. Nona had found The Balance Project online and wanted to interview me for an article. Indra Nooyi's interview on balance had recently come out and Nona was doing a response piece to that. (I wrote [...]

Indra Nooyi on Balance

I was interviewed by The Times of India for an article they're doing on work/life balance. Not sure if it will run or if my comments will survive the editor's red pen, but very cool nonetheless that The Times found The Balance Project and was interested in my thoughts. They are writing their article in response to a candid, informative, [...]

Shonda Rhimes on Doing It All

On June 8, 2014, Shonda Rhimes (creator and writer of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal) gave the commencement address at Dartmouth College. She graduated from there in 1991. It was a really good speech. A really, really good speech. I loved what she had to say about "doing it all," which you can read below. And she shared loads of other gems. [...]

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