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Worklife Balance

When the 'Default Parent' Goes Remote

Kerry Lyons | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

As much as I might b*tch about the role I play, how exhausting it is, how overwhelmed I am, blah blah blah, I love it. And them.

Trusting the Crowd and the Machines

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

The business environment of the future needs to trust people and technology and provide flexibility and choice for employees to connect with complementary skills across a network, to work together on challenges, to learn fast, unlock their passion and improve performance.

Reddit's CEO Says He Resigned Because He Was Exhausted

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

It's not easy being in charge of "the front page of the Internet."

The Biggest Challenge for Today's Dual-Career, Working Family? Syncing Calendars

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

Our full-time jobs require our presence at frequent early morning and late evening events, plus occasional weekends. All of our extended family lives a plane ride away, and paying for a nanny --- not in our budget! We get by by making significant sacrifices to our careers and our pocketbook.

Work/Life Balance for the Generations

Cathy Leibow | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Cathy Leibow

In honor of National Work and Family Month, I wanted to talk about an unprecedented phenomenon occurring in today's workplace. For the first time ever, three generations are working together.

Preparing for the Future of Work and the (Integrated) Pursuit of Happiness

Sophie Wade | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

In moving to more customized work situations, responsibility and accountability also shifts towards the individual.

Too Busy for Work-Life Balance?

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Recently, I blocked out a weekday evening, which meant getting carpools for the kids and planning carefully for dinner and homework, so I could devote more time to prayer. It's making all the difference and I'm defending this commitment just like the time I calendar for daily walks.

Microaggression: The New Workplace Bigotry

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

Microaggressions are the negative assumptions we make about people that limit their humanity and value. As progressive as many workplaces are, we might be surprised that our everyday interactions are filled with microaggressions that undermine our self-worth and productivity.

24 Things Only People Who Work Entirely Too Much Will Understand

Chevonne Harris | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Chevonne Harris

To all the people who are on a first-name basis with the office cleaning crew, are unfazed by empty parking lots on dark nights and can't go more than 20 minutes without checking an email, this one's for you.

Choose Your Work/Life Path Based on Fit, Not Fear

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Just about every human experiences some level of fear and self-doubt. If that's what you're feeling, how do you get yourself out of a constrained life frame?

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

Leonhard Widrich | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Leonhard Widrich

For most of us it is obvious that knowing how long the average person works every day has little to do with how efficient or productive that pattern is. At least, that is what I personally found for my own productivity. So what's the the right hourly rate?

Domestic Duties Impact Women of Main Street As Well As Wall Street

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 02.09.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

In all different industries at all different income levels, couples are struggling with how to balance two careers and home life.

The 'Happiness' Startup: Rules to Live By

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Sometimes we wonder through our successes and triumphs -- for whom are we doing this for? And, I have one answer: You're doing it for you.

An Open Letter to Marissa Mayer About the Yahoo Review Process

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

I've been busy managing my new global team, now that all those WFH slackers have been let go. Who says you can't manage 72 people across six different time zones? Not you! The best part: I never have to worry about getting enough face time at the office. Am I right?

Steve Blank: Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves

Steve Blank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Blank

When I was in my 20s I worked at Convergent Technologies, a company that was proud to be known as the "Marine Corps of Silicon Valley." It was a braw...

5 Things to Ask Yourself About Your Job

Irene Ross | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Let's be clear: No one is suggesting that you leave your job without a back-up plan for food and shelter. Starting over is difficult. But maybe -- just maybe -- it's time for you to think of pursuing and preparing for a different path.

Your Other Biological Clock: When Do You Start Pursuing A Life That Matters?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The muddled message we then send is that our meaning in life comes from the work we do. While that may be true for some people, it's certainly not the case for many. Here are five ways to begin crafting more meaningful connections and lives.

Jeanne Ball: Transcendence and the Third Metric

Jeanne Ball | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women
Jeanne Ball

I found it heartening to hear Arianna Huffington, Mika Brzezinski and Katie Couric relay stories of how, amid hectic careers, they realized the necessity of taking better care of themselves and their family -- of relieving stress and gaining inner peace.

Lisa Belkin

A Work/Life Legacy? Or Just A Prologue? | Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents

Last night I received a Work Life Legacy Award from the Families and Work Institute. The fact that I have the deepest admiration of the organization a...

If Balance Exists, Here's How To Find It

Jordi Lippe | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordi Lippe

What is balance? It is defined as finding equilibrium for the body or mind. I've been on a mission to find both.

3 Ways to Leverage Your Time to Restore Work-Life Balance

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When you care deeply about your career and receive a great deal of satisfaction from what you do, this phrase can become the mantra for your life: When in doubt, work.

How She Does It All -- And You Can, Too!

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Why do we feel the need to prove we can do it all? I bet, if you really tried, worked endlessly, didn't sleep and stopped doing anything just for fun, you could probably do it all. But at what cost?

A Love Letter to All the Men Who Love Entrepreneurial Women

The Levo League | Posted 05.12.2013 | Women
The Levo League

Children and husbands are often viewed as a burden to startup life -- distractions that prevent entrepreneurs from focusing all their time and effort on the business. Rarely do we give credence to the benefits of having a strong, supportive partner.

Change? Work-Life Alignment at the Top

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Allison O'Kelly

Where would criticism lay in regards to his personal life? Somewhere, I imagine, but the points presented here just don't seem to hold water. Where did we diverge the paths of success and fulfillment in life when it comes to work and family?

The Reason Your Co-Workers Are Making You Sick

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Beware: there is a very good chance that your coworker is sick and may even be contagious. Close to 80 percent of office workers show up to work e...