Podcast Episodes On Setting Boundaries From Leaders Plus

Big Careers Small Children is a podcast hosted by Leaders Plus founder Verena Hefti MBE.

In each episode, Verena interviews experts - honestly and informally - on topics relating to ambitious working parents.

Below we have curated a list of episodes on the topic of Setting Boundaries when combining a big career with your young family.

We believe that no parent should have to choose between progressing the career they love and enjoying their young children.

Through the Big Careers, Small Children podcast and our award-winning Fellowship Programme, we help working parents to get to senior leadership positions, without having to sacrifice being present with their young families.

We're creating a world where nobody needs to choose between becoming a CEO and raising a family. 

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Dr Martha Deiros Collado

Episode 110 – How to Be Present With Your Children at Home & Not Feel Guilty About Leaving Them When at Work

Dr Martha Deiros Collado shares how working parents can be present with their children and how not to feel guilty then leaving our children for work.

Laurie Weingart - The No Club

Episode 87 – Laurie Weingart – Learn How to Say No, Why Saying No is Crucial for Promotion & Tips for Identifying Your Non-Promotable Tasks

Laurie Weingart (co-author of the No Club) shares her expert advice on how we can all make small, yet significant changes to our workload without stalling our careers or facing backlash for saying no.

Big Careers Small Children - 69

Episode 69 – Compilation Episode: The Best Tips for Managing Workload, Mental Health and Well Being

Something a little different for this week’s podcast as we are diving into the archives to bring you some of the very best tips around managing workload and supporting your mental health and wellbeing from popular previous episodes.

Dom Holmes - Head of Employment Taylor Vintners talks Flexible WorkingEpisode 33 – How to Work Part-Time in a Senior Client Facing Role & How to Make Smart Career Choices Based on Your Values

Taylor Vinters Head of Employment Law Dom Holmes shares how to work part-time in a senior client-facing role and how to make smart career choices based on your values

Big Careers, Small Children Podcast

Episode 90 – Guy Duncan-Neale – How to Have a Big Career, be Present with Your Kids and Work ‘Normal’ Hours

Guy Duncan Neale, Head of Global Internal Audit Transformation at HSBC, talks progressing your senior career in banking whilst working ‘normal’ hours and being present with your children.

Amy Gibbs Leaders Plus Fellow CEO Birthrights

Episode 83 – Amy Gibbs – Becoming a CEO, Working 4 Days a Week, Setting Boundaries & Prioritising Self Care

Amy Gibbs, CEO of the charity Birthrights, discusses working 4 days a week in a senior role, burn out and the importance of self-care.

Chris Bryant talks working part time in a senior role on the Leaders With Babies PodcastEpisode 38 – Working Part-Time in a Senior Role, Getting Paid Fairly & Learning to Say No!

Legal trailblazer Chris Bryant shares how he makes working 3 days a week as a partner at the international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner work for his family, including how to negotiate part-time pay and why it’s important we all learn how to say ‘no’ when necessary.

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