The Balance Project novel by Susie Orman Schnall is one of my favorite books. In 2015, I chose The Balance Project as one of my Top Books of the year and as a book club choice in my book salon. After reading that book, I learned that Susie hosted interviews on her website where women share their thoughts on balance. Is there any more complicated thing to achieve than balance when you are a working mom? I’ll answer that for all of us- NO there is not.
From Susie Orman Schnall, “The Balance Project is a series of relevant and refreshingly candid interviews with inspiring and accomplished women talking about balance. I’ve always been curious about how women I admire manage the tragically glorified “doing it all” craze. So I asked them. As I suspected, no one really does “it all.” Everyone’s making sacrifices somewhere. And that should make us all feel a little better.”
Today is the 4-year anniversary of The Balance Project Interview Series. I am honored to be Susie’s 168th interview. I spent a great deal of time reading all of the interviews on the site. It is fascinating how we all approach balance and how most of us have made changes to our professional life in order to achieve some sort of balance.
4-Book Giveaway of The Balance Project
To celebrate The Balance Project Interview Series’ 4-year anniversary, Susie is offering 4 copies of her novel, The Balance Project.
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The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall
Susie’s next book is The Subway Girls and comes out on July 10, 2018.
From the publisher,
“In 1949, dutiful and ambitious Charlotte’s dream of a career in advertising is shattered when her father demands she help out with the family business. Meanwhile, Charlotte is swept into the glamorous world of the Miss Subways beauty contest, which promises irresistible opportunities with its Park Avenue luster and local fame status. But when her new friend―the intriguing and gorgeous fellow-participant Rose―does something unforgivable, Charlotte must make a heart-wrenching decision that will change the lives of those around her forever.
Nearly 70 years later, outspoken advertising executive Olivia is pitching the NYC subways account in a last ditch effort to save her job at an advertising agency. When the charismatic boss she’s secretly in love with pits her against her misogynistic nemesis, Olivia’s urgent search for the winning strategy leads her to the historic Miss Subways campaign. As the pitch date closes in on her, Olivia finds herself dealing with a broken heart, an unlikely new love interest, and an unexpected personal connection to Miss Subways that could save her job―and her future.
The Subway Girls is the charming story of two strong women, a generation apart, who find themselves up against the same eternal struggle to find an impossible balance between love, happiness, and ambition.”
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