How to Work from Home without Losing Work-Life Balance


With so many workplaces disrupted by COVID-19 health crisis, many of us are working remotely for the first time – or the first time in a while.



Watch our panel of work-from-home pros to learn best practices for:

  • Creating a focused work environment at home;
  • Retaining a sense of work-life balance;
  • And dealing with role overload when family responsibilities collide with work.


Emilie Aries | Founder & CEO, Bossed Up

Emilie Aries is a speaker, podcast host, author, and the Founder & CEO of Bossed Up, an award-winning personal and professional development community where she helps women craft happy, healthy, and sustainable career paths.

Her new book, Bossed Up: A Grown Woman’s Guide To Getting Your Sh*t Together, serves as a practical roadmap for women who want to set themselves up for sustainable, long-term career success and step up as the boss of their lives.



KJ Jolimeau 

KJ is the owner of Trips Travel Agency, a bespoke travel agency. After spending a decade working at major financial institutions in Boston and Washington DC she realized her love for travel and opened up her agency in 2012. These days you can find her traveling to off the beaten path locales, researching new destinations while creating bespoke itineraries for clients. When she’s stateside you can find her volunteering at local schools and sharing her experiences with young people throughout the Boston area.


Melissa Nicholson 

Melissa Nicholson is the founder of Work Muse the first U.S. job share company and a global thought leader in job sharing. Work Muse drives adoption of job sharing in business as a source of competitive advantage while helping individuals find work-life balance. It brings training, implementation, and support to companies to design sustainable job share programs and to individuals to create their own successful job shares. Work Muse launches the first-ever online job share training program Job Share Academy in the spring of 2020.


Dr. Monica Marcelis Fochtman 

Dr. Monica Marcelis Fochtman, is a career coach and Bossed Up trainer and the Founder of Sheldrake Consulting. She helps mid-career professionals and industry changers get unstuck, regain their confidence and love work again. She works one-on-one with her clients to help them not just survive but thrive during big career transitions. She provides career and interview coaching, resume and cover letter writing, and candid feedback focused on leadership development and career advancement.

She earned her BA in English and Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Boston College and her Doctorate in Education, with a cognate in Women in Leadership, from Michigan State University. In addition to her work as a career coach and consultant, she is an adjunct faculty member at Grand Valley State University.





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