Need More Time for Your Family? Tired of the Guilt and Stress? Here’s How to Get Flexible Work Approved—Soon

Pat Katepoo♦ You’re stressed out and sleep-deprived from trying to do it all at both work and home.
♦ You’re battling guilt because you don’t have enough time for your family and friends.
♦ You want relief but you’re worried about how to ask your manager for a flexible work arrangement.

My name is Pat Katepoo, and I get what you’re going through. Online since 1997, I’ve equipped thousands of working mothers and others to ask for−and get fast approval of−a flexible work arrangement at their current job. Do you want to be confident and convincing when you ask your manager for job flexibility? Here’s how.

The FREE Way to Flexible Work
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Minutes from now, you could be filling in the blanks of your custom proposal for flexible work, and have it ready for your manager by tomorrow. Keep reading to find out how.

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Get Your Manager to Say ‘Yes’ to Your Request for a Flexible Work Arrangement

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Oh, One More Thing…About the Fear Factor

Are you stalling your request for flex because you’re afraid to ask? I’ve seen that a lot among women, but I’ve got you covered. Read How to Build Your Confidence to ASK for Flexible Work to squash the fear factor. You can do this, as thousands before you have.

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