Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire

Hat Trick: Balancing Family, Self-development, and Career

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with "trying to have it all" or been frustrated by not being able to achieve "perfection?" Join us as Valerie Roman discusses her new book, Hat Trick: The Essential Playbook for Career, Family, and Personal Balance. The Hat Trick—a term taken from ice hockey—is scoring three goals in the game of life with family, self-development, and a fulfilling career. This invaluable guide will empower women in their personal pursuit of the Hat Trick. It is aimed at women motivated to keep all three goals going in their busy lives. Hat Trick offers a toolbox of techniques for everything from cultivating healthy habits to organizing closets; from running a meeting to raising ethical kids; from simplifying life with technology to working with other women. In a fun and fact-filled playbook about juggling family, career, and personal well-being, Valerie, with genuine warmth and humor, shares her decades of experience and her lifelong library of advice culled from magazines, books, the Internet, and television. Her goal? To help a new generation of women be all that they aspire to be. Valerie has gathered a lifetime of lessons learned and a stockpile of successes to help other women become their best selves, advance their careers, and nurture happy families. What separates her advice from tips shared by celebrity goddesses is that her information is organized by problem, offering solutions to office dilemmas, regimens for personal health, and suggestions for stress relief.

After graduating from Wellesley College, Valerie Roman worked full time in the technology management field for more than 30 years. She was the first Chief of Systems Analysis and Design for the Census Bureau in Washington, D.C.,  the first technology director for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is a former director of technology for Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. She continues to consult for municipalities and schools throughout New England. Her passions include sports—as a lifelong fan of all Boston teams— and politics. She is married and a mother of two grown sons, and lives in New Hampshire.

This program is for ages 16 and up, free, and open to the public. Registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
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