iOS app Android app

Work Life Balance

An Open Letter to Stay-at-Home Parents

Joe DeProspero | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

I work in an environment where bonuses and financial rewards for extra effort are customary and even expected. You never get paid a dime for your work, but are still expected to approach it with the same enthusiasm and diligence that a paid employee of a company would.

What Men Really Want

Jennifer Owens | Posted 10.21.2014 | New York
Jennifer Owens

Flexible work comes in many shades. For my husband, it's about flex-time, which allows him to shift his work hours to leave early twice a week to pick our children up from afterschool.

Apple and Yahoo Announce a Potential 'Freeze' on Parenthood

Andre Bourque | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Andre Bourque

The always lovely and astute Christina Farr recently exposed Apple and Yahoo's plans to help their female employees freeze their eggs, as every progressive employer should.

The Simple Truth That Helped This Actress Find Total Happiness

Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living

The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine. Interviewer: Maranda Pleasant Maranda Pleasant: What makes you come alive or inspires you? N...

Build a Movement, Not a Brand

Lee Traupel | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Crowds are never a good thing for business unless it's outside your front door. How do you stand out in today's tech drenched smartphone in hand world full of noisy content?

5 Ways You're Trading Incredible Sex for a Miserable Job

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Your work is affecting your sex life one way or another. The effect it has is up to you, and largely the type of job you have. If you are in a job you hate, which is 87 percent of us, according to the Washington Post, it could destroy your sex life. Here's five ways how.

Sleep Better Tonight and Have Better Work-Life Balance Tomorrow

Russell Clayton | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Russell Clayton

Since we are deep into National Work and Family Month, I thought it would be a great time to remind us all (including myself!) that sleep can impact our ability to find an effective rhythm between work and life.

10 Ways To Stop Feeling Overworked And Overwhelmed

| Jeff Haden | Posted 10.17.2014 | Small Business

After reading an early version of a new book, I decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you feel...

Forget Balance: 5 Things You Can Do to Lead the Life You Want

Stew Friedman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Stew Friedman

Forget balance! Instead, gain greater control and learn to pursue meaningful change in your world by building your skills as a leader in all parts of your life, no matter what your job or age.

In 2014, Companies Are Still Asking Their Employees to Choose Between Work and Family

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

It saddens me that in 2014, two of our most progressive and influential companies, Apple and Facebook, have decided to send the message to their female employees to delay childbirth to get ahead.

Dear Facebook, Please Don't Tell Women to Lean In to Egg Freezing

Jessica Cussins | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

What we need are family-friendly workplace policies, not giveaways that will encourage women to undergo invasive procedures in order to squeeze out more work for their beloved company under the guise of "empowerment."

Recipe for a Soulistic Life

Allison Dailey | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Dailey

We can't please everyone and we shouldn't even try. We don't have to attend every birthday party, baby shower, work event and argument we're invited to. Write down eight ways to say no, and keep the list handy. Saying no helps maintain focus and do what you really feel called to.

Wouldn't It Be Great If We Could All Quit Our CEO Jobs To Be Better Parents?

John Kinnear | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

If someday my daughter hands me a list of all the things I have missed, I will be heartbroken. But I will also know that in my back pocket is a mortgage bill that needs to be paid, and I will know I am doing my best. So are you.

Life After College?!

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

You're a college student struggling to create your future, a future embraced with meaning, success, fun and fulfillment -- been there, done that, and ...

The Real Reason Women Should Lean In

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

All to often a woman's time out of the office during her childbearing years is compounded by the time she takes off later to care for her parents and she suffers a significant lost in wages as a result.

Just Waiting for an Aha Moment on the Back Porch

Carrie Severson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Severson

My experience with aha moments has always been drastically life-changing. I would wait for God to give me a sign and then I'd act on it.

'Having it All' Even When Staying At Home

Reem Kassis | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Reem Kassis

Making this choice was one of the hardest things I had ever had to do. It was admitting that everything I had worked so hard for, everything I had aspired to achieve and prove, was neither what I had expected nor what I wanted. "Having it all" was not all it was pumped up to be.

Gender and Generational Differences: The Intersection

Caroline Turner | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Caroline Turner

Women of the four generations have lots in common. Differences in masculine and feminine perspectives and behaviors do not change much over the course of a generation or three.

How I Stay in My Delusional Bubble of Success (and Not Let Anyone Else Pop It!)

Elena Lipson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Lipson

Deciding to start your own business is a crazy thing to do. After all, the odds are stacked against you, and most small businesses fail within the fi...

How to Stop Doing it All and Take 100% Control Over Your Business and What YOU Do in It!

J V Crum III | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Do you wake up excited for the business day ahead? Do you relish the opportunities you'll have to use your unique skills, live your purpose, and c...

Why I Quit My Big Time, Powerful, Six-Figure Corporate Job

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

I'm not sure if it was divine intervention, spiritual awakening, universal alignment, or just the really amazing bottle of chardonnay I had shared with my husband the night before, but something amazing happened one morning in November 2010. As my eyes struggled to open in the brisk morning sun, I felt different. I had an epiphany.

Gender Balance in the Workplace: Profit From Parity

Megan Beyer | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Megan Beyer

Today, pink is the new green. Companies want to demonstrate they are credibly modern and gender equal. More than hiring women, they want to show they are retaining them through a modern workplace culture that supports the true work/life balance. Enter gender certification.

Men at the Harvard Business School: An Unexpected Voice for Redefining Success

Lisa Levey | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Lisa Levey

Something exciting is happening along the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. The voice of men at the Harvard Business School -- future business leaders of tomorrow -- have joined with their female counterparts to support gender equality, including better work-life balance for all.

3 Tips to Go From Chaos to Completion Before 2015

Lucinda Cross | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Please understand that as soon as you start to become conscious of how you spend your time, the time vampires will come to try to drain you.

Beyond Work/Life Balance: Living The Life You Want

Anne Rohosy | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Anne Rohosy

Despite what the media might tell women, you don't have to choose one way of life over the other forever. You can, in fact, change your mind. You can choose and re-choose the direction of your own adventure.