Career. Family. Organisation.
Making it work.
Comprehensive support for working parents at all stages of parenthood; from pre-leave, post leave and beyond.
Managers and Teams
Support for leaders to successfully manage working parents, carers and effectively lead flexible and remote teams.
Programmes and consultancy for any life stage including: post career break, working flexibly and gender parity.
Programmes and workshops designed specifically to address the unique challenges of being a working carer.
Supporting clients across EMEA & Australia, including:
In the UK, it is National Work Life Week, ‘an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing at work and work-life balance. These are two areas that the groups that we meet at How Do You Do It, working parents and carers, can struggle with. The time and energy for self-care can […]Read More
A leap forward in mindset, baby steps in behavioural change In the lead-up to International Men’s Day 2022, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting and talking to How Do You Do It colleagues in the different countries where we operate about what has changed for men (or more precisely dads), this year and what […]Read More
Guilt, judgement, boundaries, learning to say no, and more – tips for tackling some of the challenges of working parenthood. Our CEO, Virginia Herlihy recently took part in a Facebook Live with the founder of Flexible Working People, Katy Fridman, looking at understanding and tackling some of the most frequent challenges felt by working parents. […]Read More
Having worked with many organisations and coached thousands of working parents and their managers, How Do You Do It have real insight to how employers can create environments that support parents, both during the transition to parenthood and beyond. We were delighted to partner with the Diversity Project to develop this best practice guide to […]Read More
Supporting working carers – a guide for employers How Do You Do It have been running coaching programmes and workshops for employees with caring responsibilities since 2018 and we have heard similar accounts from all our participants about their concerns, constraints and what would help them balance their caring responsibilities with their careers. We’ve created […]Read More
Investment management – hybrid working case study. In this case study, we look at our work with a leading Investment Management organisation that was looking to support its managers as they transitioned the whole organisation to a formal hybrid working model. “The benefits of HDYDI’s training are clear. They have helped both our managers and […]Read More
As more and more organisations formalise their hybrid working policies and more employees express a desire to work from home for at least part of the week, the importance of knowing how to effectively manage a hybrid team is clear. We were delighted to partner with the Diversity Project and Remote Kontrol to develop a […]Read More
How do our courses help working parents? Here we share a few clips of quotes from our programmes featuring working mums and dads sharing what they gained by attending our coaching progammes for working parents. All our working parents’ programmes can be run as mixed or separate groups. Working Mums Working dads If you’d like […]Read More
Understanding the parameters of your life at work and home Setting boundaries at work and home can come with negative connotations. Boundaries can suggest putting up blockers or imply a lack of flexibility. It can feel mundane and micro-managerial to compartmentalise the different elements of your life in such a defined way. Where’s the spontaneity […]Read More
Why it is time to show managers some love Managing hybrid working At the start of the Covid pandemic, many people suddenly found themselves managing hybrid teams with no time for preparation and little consideration for the ways their role as a manager would have to adapt (let alone how they would manage their own […]Read More