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Former COO's 'Qwest' to Ban the 'B' Word

Millions of women strive every day to achieve the coveted idea of "balance" -- perfectly positioning work with their personal lives, and attempting to make sure there isn't any spillover.But try as they might, many fail. Fail at work, at being a mother, at trying to live both of their lives at exactly the same time.Teresa Taylor, a former C-suite executive at Fortune 200 telecommunications company Qwest Communications, is telling women all over America to throw away that mindset because "balance" is a myth, and impossible to achieve.The Realization: No Such Thing as BalanceDuring her career climbing the corporate ladder, Taylor always knew she wanted to be a mother, but she also knew she wanted a high-powered career to go with it.In an attempt at balance, she recalls a particular day when her son asked her to come for lunch at school. She obliged, moving meetings and appointments around on her calendar to free up an hour to sit down with her son. When she finally made it to the school,...

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