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No time to read? Here’s how you can read a book a day

Yes – we all know the excuses (reasons) why we can’t read. We are busy working, or sorting out the children, or too tired, or need to help someone in the house do something. But the truth is, reading doesn’t mean you have to stop everything you’re doing.

According to a recent YouGov survey, a staggering 4 million adults don’t read for pleasure. If you’re one of these statistics and want to change that, then audiobooks are the way forward.

Podcast: Yee Kwan of Dragon’s Den fame on launching into the UK ice-cream market

Yee Kwan launched her ice cream and sorbet business after being made redundant as a surveyor in 2009. Today, Yee’s business produces 18,000 litres of ice cream and sorbet a year, and is stocked in Harvey Nichols and Wholefoods Market, as well as in a growing number of restaurants and independent retailers across the country.

How to not let your colleagues make you feel like a skiver

There’s nothing more irritating than doing your job (really well!), working your contracted hours and being made to feel like you’re doing something wrong because you’re leaving on time.

But how do you manage that when you’re colleagues are constantly making comments that make you feel like you’re letting the side down, or aren’t doing enough?

Podcast: Lindsey Benson of The Birthing Shirt Company

We love a good inspirational story of a career mum who is making waves in business…in walks Lindsey Benson, mumpreneur of The Birthing Company (www.TheBirthingShirtCompany.com).

Lindsey Benson, The Birthing Shirt CompanyLindsey is a great example of how career mums can successfully use transferable skills from their career experience and turn into a business.

Listen to the podcast to find out how she has changed the way she works so she could spend more time with her young sons, and has managed to get the NCT to back product.

Podcast: Daybreak’s Kate Garraway on juggling work and kids, and her business Goodypass

On Motherswhowork.co.uk we’re always trying to let mums know about the benefits of having more than one income stream…and Daybreak’s Kate Garraway agrees.

Kate is mum to two young children and has always worked after having both children. Listen to this podcast with Kate as she talks about how she juggles work and work.

Podcast: Tara Cain (@tara_cain) – former journalist turned business mum and successful blogger shares her success tips

Have you ever thought of resigning from work and just doing your own thing? That’s exactly what former journalist and mum-of-two Tara Cain did two years ago. Found out how she made the switch and what makes her blogs a success.