Five Great Reasons Why Becoming A Parent Helps You To Become A Better Leader

Parenting is a significant milestone for everyone. Becoming a parent is such a special time in your life. When you become a parent, it’s a major milestone event.

And for some us, it might even create a break in career. Many times, it’s more challenging for women, rather than men.

At the same time, it creates many advantages. Becoming a parent can be helpful from a career perspective. Let me explain why.

#1 Parental leave provides an opportunity for introspection

The number one is, it helps you take stock of your career. When you just become a parent, you’re taking some time off from work; you get a chance to do some introspection and become more self-aware. Do a check-in with yourself regarding what are you doing with your career? Whether you like your trajectory or not? Whether you like the work or not? Do you want to explore other things in your job?

#2 You (automatically) become a coach

Even if you’ve passed that milestone, and you are in parenting mode....

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