In this episode, Kathy Galloway talks with Darien Sutton, a busy professional who values her consulting career at her firm as much as being a supportive mother to her two young children. Rather than the impossible task of choosing between them, she took the initiative to ask for a more personally beneficial and flexible work schedule. Darien demonstrates the importance of flexibility and how it has helped her better manage her work and personal life.
Darien talks about prioritizing what is important in life and that, in cases like hers, the decision is not just about what works for her, but what works for her family. And she talks about the importance of cultural fit in helping you make a career work. Whatever your personal situation may be, Darien shares her realization that no one has to choose between their career and their valuable time - having both is possible.
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About Kathy Galloway:
Kathy Guzman Galloway is a girl mom, entrepreneur, strategist and 20 year veteran of the CPG marketing world. She is the CEO at kgalloway consulting, where she helps small businesses to Fortune 500 organizations drive growth with strategy and innovation. She’s also the founder and CEO of Dual Language Family - a travel and language startup that helps families raising bilingual children connect language learning to real people and experiences. She’s a Jersey girl living in Texas, proud daughter of Dominican Republic immigrants, who loves cooking, beaches and 90’s merengue.
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About Fork in the Road Podcast
Fork in the Road Podcast shares the stories of women who have faced the choice between leaning into an invested career in Corporate America or daring to venture onto an unknown path. So many women in Corporate America today are facing a Fork in the Road: the choice between staying with what you know and working to transform it into what you want - or risking it all for the unknown and manifesting something better. Because not every road is right for every one, listen to these stories to inspire you to choose yours.