In the strangest year in recent memory we have faced challenges like never before. We’ve become used to, though unhappily, keeping clear of family and friends. And there has been no gym, no football, no theatre and no coffee on the high street.
In recent months things have loosened up a little, but we are a long way from life as we knew it in 2019. And a fundamental change is the move to home working, for those who can. Of course this is all good news for the environment and the dreaded commute may become a thing of the past, but how do we strike the work-life balance and juggle professional tasks with home and family fun and strife?
At HDN’s Virtual Mentee celebration in September, Sue Waterall, mentoring associate for the North West asked four mentors and mentees how they manage to cope, and each brought along a prop which helps them.