Work-Life Balance Starts with HR
I saw Jack Welch speak at the 2009 Society for Human Resource Management's annual conference in New Orleans. Welch delivered the opening speech for the conference and completely dissed the idea of work-life balance for women in corporate America.
As reported by The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Welch told the audience, "There's no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences."
Welch said, "We'd love to have more women moving up faster, but they've got to make the tough choices and know the consequences of each one."...