Sometimes medical issues arise unexpectedly, leaving us stuck at home and unable to return to the office. Being at home does not however have to mean being without work. Joan Friedlander, author of Business from Bed: The 6-Step Comeback Plan to Get Yourself Working Again After a Health Crisis, offers not only her own personal story of working from home post chronic illness diagnosis, but provides inspiration and concrete advice for designing a new plan for your life as well!
Returning to Work When Your Body Isn't Ready
Working from Home During a Health Issue
Talking to Bosses, Clients, and Colleagues About Your Health Issue
About the Book
When you're recovering from a medical emergency, the work-life equation can be thrown into turmoil. Joan Friedlander, herself diagnosed with a chronic illness over twenty years ago, knows this personally and can show you how to get back in the game, whether you're a self-employed entrepreneur, a small business owner, or re-entering the traditional job market. For those recovering from a health crisis, living with disability, or adjusting to life with a chronic disease, health comes first but professional life doesn't have to suffer. The 6-step comeback plan in Business from Bed is designed to help you successfully integrate emotional, social, and physical healing with the practical aspects of rebuilding a business or career and getting back to work.
About the Author
Joan Friedlander founded Lifework Business Partners, a national coaching and training company, in 2000. Joan works with entrepreneurs in service businesses to develop strategies to move to the next phase of growth in business without losing sight of their personal needs. She was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 1992, and with the exception of several short-term disability leaves, has successfully managed her career. In addition to coaching, Joan is a veteran facilitator of the Get Clients Now! marketing program, a paid speaker, and the author of two workbooks, The Master Calendar Solution and An Introductory Guide to Delegation. Joan has been quoted in Chronically Happy by Lori Hartwell and contributed to the second edition of Get Clients Now! by C.J. Hayden.