Name: Paola Diana
Number of children: 2
Job title: Entrepreneur, Author
Duties: Managing the companies that I founded, leaders in recruitment and lifestyle, and writing books on women’s issues.
Hours: Very Long!
Childcare arrangements: I have adult children so this is no longer necessary.
What I love about work: That I am my own boss.
What I find difficult is: Finding good people to work for me! My company is growing at the moment, and finding good employees can be tricky.
My working life would be easier if… : I had more hours in the day.
Work/mum life balance: Great, I have raised two independent children who are very proud to have a successful working mother.
How having children has changed the work I do: My children gave me the idea to build Nanny Butler, my first company. Whilst raising my children I always found it extremely hard to find good childcare so I decided to make this my business – matching family’s with their perfect childcare or household staff. So my children are my inspiration and the reason behind my success.
Fantasy job / If I wasn’t doing this, I’d be- In the future I plan on becoming a neuroscientist.
Mojomums helps mums get their mojo back – what advice would you give to mums who feel they have lost theirs; Think positively, life is beautiful you can do whatever you want. You can find time for yourself and you can have many other lives after your children.
Anything else? READ MY BOOK to feel inspired and empowered to get your mojo back!
Saving the World (Quartet) by Paola Diana is out 2nd May £12.50