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What High School Musical And Anne-Marie Slaughter Can Teach Us About Work Life Balance

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 05.24.2014 | TED Weekends
Liz O'Donnell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI absolutely believe that we need policies and legislation that support working families, like paid sick days, affordable childcare and eldercare, family leave policies, and fair pay. But I also believe those of us who have the opportunity to make choices can better serve those of us who cannot, when we stop doing what we think we should do, and start doing what works for us

Can We Get It Right?

Tom Morris | Posted 05.21.2014 | TED Weekends
Tom Morris

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe live at a time that has many of its values positioned upside down. The least important things, we think and talk about the most, while, the most important things, we think and talk about the least. Current values force dedicated teachers, nurses, and blue-collar workers to live in obscure poverty, while young media entrepreneurs and entertainers compete for vast fame and fortune.

WATCH: This Woman Has A Powerful Reason For Wanting More Stay-At-Home Dads (Hint: It's About The Economy)

TEDTalks | Posted 05.21.2014 | TED Weekends

annemarie slaughter

Why is it more prestigious to be a CEO than it is to take care of your family? Why aren't caregivers and breadwinners equally celebrated? And do women actually have more choices than men? Watch this provocative talk from public policy expert, wife and mother Anne-Marie Slaughter.

Why 'Can We Have It All?' Is Not Just A Question For Women

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

You would be hard-pressed to find someone who didn't believe that equality between the sexes was an important goal -- and that here in the U.S., we ha...

Why the New York Times Can't Have It All

Samantha Ettus | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Samantha Ettus

It is not only the impossible "have it all" ideal that is problematic; it is an entire hat trick of nonsensical ideals that we need to eliminate from our sights.

The Kardashian Index: On the "How" and "Why" of International Development Work

Ming Holden | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Ming Holden

I wondered what the tenuous connection was between Britney Spears the breathing human and the faded sticker bearing her image thousands of miles away.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Obama Is Wrong On Syria

Posted 01.24.2014 | World

U.S. President Barack Obama needs to back up his diplomatic efforts with sticks as well as carrots or there will be worse instability in the Middle Ea...

'Women Actually Have More Choices Than Men'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation, told HuffPost Live at Davos she thinks women have more choices than men. "Al...

WATCH: Debora Spar And Anne-Marie Slaughter Discuss Why Women Can't Have It All

Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact

In an age when the options for college-educated women seem boundless, a new debate about what women want — and whether or not they can expect to hav...

Feminism Is Big Business

Bhakti Shringarpure | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Bhakti Shringarpure

As 2013 comes to an end, this is the icing on the cake for a year in which lucrative, mainstream, corporate, capitalist and celebrity feminism has twerked its way to relentless media exposure.

Allison O'Kelly: New Year, New Job Strategies, New Options

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

The New Year is approaching quickly and that often provides a tangible cue for job seekers who may be looking for a new start. It even prompts some of us happily at work to consider other options out there, even if only briefly. That's just what the rekindling of a calendar turn is all about.

What Millennial Women Need to Speak Up About

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sophie Sakellariadis

In the midst of the Sheryl Sandberg, Anne-Marie Slaughter debate on the future of feminism and women in the workplace, one voice has been conspicuously absent: that of the millennial woman.

Call Parents 'Mom' or 'Dad.' Period.

Laura Stepp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Laura Stepp

It's time to get rid of phrases such as, "stay-at-home dad" and "working mother." As gender roles have expanded, these expressions, and the ideas behind them, confine, more than define, the complex lives of today's parents. The words mom and dad -- or variations thereof -- are all we need.

Yes, You Can Have Your All

Amy Siskind | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Amy Siskind

The endless handwringing over having 'it all' is an utter waste of our collective time and energy.  Instead, let's focus on what we can do and what works for us.  Let's focus on having 'your all' - creating a happy, fulfilled and meaningful life. 

'We Are Ready for the Next Wave of the Women's Movement'

The European Magazine | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
The European Magazine

According to former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter, "women still can't have it all." She sat down with Florian Guckelsberger and Julia Korbik to discuss women in the workplace, the end of men, and why we shouldn't expect female leaders to raise women's issues.

The Kidfree Are All Right -- Yes, Someone Needed To Say It

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women

At first glance, Time's new cover story, "The Childfree Life," looks a lot like another example of what Salon's Anna North recently referred to as "wo...

Why Anne-Marie Slaughter Thinks We Need A 'Men's Movement'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women

When Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote the now-iconic piece "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" for The Atlantic a year ago, she had no idea she'd launch a f...

If This Is a Game, I Don't Get the Rules

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 09.14.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Learn to care about somebody, learn that you can pursue goals while loving someone, learn to be vulnerable, learn how to recover from hurt, learn how to share your hopes and dreams, learn how to let someone love you, and learn how to love them in all their imperfect glory.

Men Struggle With Work-Life Balance, And That's A Good Thing

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 08.29.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

Work-life should not be a mothering issue, It shouldn't even be a parenting issue. It should be a workplace issue.

Amy J. Sennett: Impact as the Third Metric for Women and Men

Amy J. Sennett | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Amy J. Sennett

Impact -- a third metric beyond money and power -- is so important for women and men. And it does not have to mean working for non-profit, charitable causes. Impact can mean designing a time-saving app for smartphone users.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Do You See the World As a Ladder or a Web?

Anne-Marie Slaughter | Posted 08.06.2013 | Women
Anne-Marie Slaughter

The ability to operate effectively in a horizontal web of relationships (a network of networks) is more important than ever. So why is it that the metric of success is still "getting to the top"?

Business Needs a Course in 'Momonomics'

John Gerzema | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
John Gerzema

The University of Virginia's mascot, The Cavalier, was stretched into new, unwelcome meaning recently by the comments of a major donor, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones.

Off-ramping? Not So Fast

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

To stay competitive and reach your potential in a workforce that you're likely going to have to be a part of much longer that you originally imagined, you can't ever really take your "toe out of the water."

The Word I Don't Use to Define Myself

Sara Wood | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Sara Wood

The points being made about women in the workplace are being conflated with motherhood in a way that makes be feel that I have to embrace the cause of both in order to be either. And I don't want to.

Women Leaders and Work From a Non-Profit Perspective

Tensie Whelan | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Tensie Whelan

There are real strengths in both "male" and "female" traits. We need to learn from the effective traits associated with the opposite gender, and incorporate them into our overall skill sets.