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Brad Harrington

Business Majors: It's Time to Reassess

Brad Harrington | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Brad Harrington

In the United States today, nearly one in five college students chooses to study business administration. It is by far the most popular major with twice as many students pursuing a business degree as the next most popular area of study -- social sciences and history.

Harmony for Working Parents on Valentine's Day

Brad Harrington | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Brad Harrington

In honor of Valentine's Day, I'll offer a few thoughts on harmony for couples on the work and family front.

Searching for Stability in Changing Times

Brad Harrington | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

2013 is just two months old and already headlines from the national and international stage leave us wondering, "Does anything endure? When we wake u...

Front-lines and Sidelines: Time to Let Go of Gender Stereotypes

Brad Harrington | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Last week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, announced their intention to lift the ...

Dickens' Enduring Lessons

Brad Harrington | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Reflection, small acts of kindness, and ultimately, transformation are just three of the lessons offered in Dickens' A Christmas Carol. On my own reflection, I'm convinced it was that transformed character of Scrooge that my old friend was thinking of when she gave me that tiny statue of Scrooge so many Christmases ago.

Where the Chatter About Marissa Mayer Went Way Wrong

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

What we ought to be talking about is why the workplace remains so incompatible with motherhood in the first place -- and why we assume that fixing that is women's work.

Christmas Presence Trumps Christmas Presents Every Time

Brad Harrington | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Brad Harrington

My own family is certainly not exempt from the syndrome of rushing around to buy presents this time of year. But there are three things we do annually that are far more meaningful and memorable to all of us than a material gift could ever be.

Work and Family Month: Large Policies, Small Moments

Brad Harrington | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
Brad Harrington

On those all-too-rare instances when you have the awareness to seize the moment, you realize that no policy in the world is needed to be mindful of those you hold most dear. Happy National Work and Family Month!

What About the Men?

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

There is no question that there are significant problems that both men and women face. The workplace has not truly kept pace with the changes in families' lives. But does this represent the decline of men?