As a general rule, my day is a mix of internal or client meetings, Skype and video calls, perhaps with colleagues on the West Coast, which entails adjusting to different time zones.
I devote time to personal learning, listening to podcasts and reading articles on the retail and consumer industries. I’ve had formal design-thinking training and have become LUMA certified. Since then, I’ve run well-received design-thinking workshops for both colleagues and clients. I love the clever and unique ideas that come out of these sessions. I’m also career counselor and enjoy inspiring and guiding women on their path to a successful career at Accenture.
Above all, I’m a mom. The flexible work environment is a great help. And my team knows when I have to pick my daughter up from day care or when it’s family time in the evening. But I’ll always finish a task or check emails to see if there’s anything urgent before hitting the pillow.