The first step to any change is to be able to visualise how something might be different.
Reading can introduce you to new ideas and different perspectives. In today's often polarised world of strident opinions - this is more important than ever.
It's not about the offering of pawternity leave per se. It's about an organisation that is listening to it employees and offering them what they want.
Often, I think it is our OWN expectations of ourselves and what we think we “should” do that creates the unhelpful expectations. We think we “should” be able to balance