Managing Adversity and Stress as a Parent

In this week's episode Leyla is joined by Christine Brown-Quinn to talk about managing adversity and stress as a parent by using innate skills. Continue Reading Managing Adversity and Stress as a Parent

Welcome to the 115th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast.

The focus this month is stress awareness and how stress can impact us in various ways. In today’s episode, we talk about managing adversity and stress, especially if you are a parent.

To join me in doing this is Christine Brown-Quinn, the founder and owner of The Female Capitalist®, an international career consultancy based in the UK designed to share with professional women globally, practical, hands-on business strategies for career progression and work-life balance.  

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About my guest Christine Brown-Quinn

As a former Managing Director in International Finance, Christine is well versed in what it takes to forge a thriving career in highly pressurised, alpha environments.

She is also an Amazon #1 Best Selling Author (Step Aside Super Woman and; Unlock Your Career Success).

Christine has an undergraduate degree in foreign languages from Georgetown University and an MBA in International Business from George Washington University, where she currently serves as President of the GW Alumni Association and a member of GW’s School of Business Dean’s Board of Advisors.

In today’s show on Managing Adversity and Stress as a Parent

  • About Christine and The Female Capitalist® concept. [02:02]
  • What the term “investing in wellbeing” means to her. [11:10]
  • How parents, particularly mothers can have a fruitful career and family life. [13:21]
  • How traditional workplaces can change to enable people to invest in their wellbeing [18.17]
  • Her top 3 tips for looking after her mental health. [22:05]

Quotes on on Managing Adversity and Stress as a Parent

  • Listening is a critical leadership skill, especially in today’s environment.
  • Balance is really a falsehood because life just doesn’t work that way.
  • I think that the the way workplaces need to change, is that managers need to be trained or educated on focusing on output and impact, not are you present and how you’re doing the work.
  • COVID has forced businesses and managers to think differently.
  • I used to run, but now cycling is my number one way that I look after my mental health.

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