An "unlimited" (within the first year) parental leave policy might not be as good as it sounds. It's understandable that people are excited about this. It seems like a good thing. It's equal across mothers and fathers; that sends a nice message that babies are not just the woman's responsibility.
This is comedy satire at its best and it works because show creator Victor Fresco has the ability to make the absurd sound perfectly reasonable.
In June, Netflix got a major redesign, which gave the website a more contemporary look and provided easier navigation. While we're still adjusting to new interface, Netflix could do even more to modernize its streaming service.
Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple, several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living.
Chinese farmers don't understand that the leveraged investing products they bought have completely wiped out their money, even though the commodities they played are "only" down 20%.
The 12 weeks provided by the Family and Medical Leave Act is clearly too short. A 2005 study found that American babies whose mothers were back at work within 12 weeks were less likely to get doctors' visits and immunizations on time, and less likely to be breastfed
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The truth is, our peers, friends, family and staff can provide helpful insight, and you don't want to discount the importance of their advice. But, you also want to seek out formal trusted advisors who have a deep understanding of your business, along with the wisdom you need to compensate for your blind spots.
The challenge for Netflix is how to encourage dads to take full advantage of this policy. Dads are not moms. They require efforts that speak specifically to them--that meet their needs and wants as dads broadly and within the context of work-family balance.
Of course, The Ashley Bouder Project was the most popular show of the run, and people begged for seats regardless of price. Somehow, "bravos" echoed despite a banal bill filled with the kind of choreography that is pushing ballet into its grave.
I'm happy to see that Netflix is joining our new world. It's good not only for the parents, but for employers who want to keep their high performers and get a chance to test young people who are filling in.
Netflix's brand new series is not only this summer's most binge-worthy delight, but should be applauded as a game changer in the burgeoning world of globally-designed entertainment.
Yolonda Ross, most known for her role as Whitney Houston's lesbian love interest in Angela Bassett's Whitney Lifetime movie and her role as Dana Lyndsey on HBO's Treme, has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's music-driven Netflix drama The Get Down.
Netflix made a giant leap ahead of 99 percent of corporate America this week when it announced an unlimited first year leave policy for new parents. We can only hope other companies hop on this bandwagon. But a bigger question is why access to family leave has to depend on where you work.
Jennifer Phang's haunting science-fiction film, Advantageous, is taking the world by storm. A quick glance at commentary on Twitter will tell you how depressing it is, how watching it will paralyze you with its characters' desperation. But watching it triggers something more potent than that initial sadness.
Hailey Sole has a great smile. She really is the All American Girl. Which is kind of perfect considering she's in Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.