The setting of boundaries, and the asking for what you need, and the taking care of yourself… that has to come from the employee. The company has a lot of policies, and they have things available to you, but they are never going to be the ones that insist that you strike a good balance in your life. You have to be the one that sets your boundaries and then works out how you can negotiate that with your manager and your infrastructure.
Episode five is here! with Quality Assurance Manager Andrea, mom of two daughters aged 11 and 13.
We talked about setting up a nursing room in an office that didn’t have one, setting screen time limits with her pre-teens, and asking for what you need.
Download the MP3: Episode 5: Andrea.