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Are Same-Sex Couples More Work-Life Equitable?

Are Same-Sex Couples More Work-Life Equitable?
Source: Families and Work Institute

Turns out women who are in relationships with men may have something to learn from same-sex couples when it comes to how chores at home are divvied up and how much time is devoted to work outside the home.

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Psychology And Sociology

Listful Thinking: Is Gratitude on Your List?

I recently read Listful Thinking by Paula Rizzo and so much of it made me think about the importance of listing blessings when setting out on a grateful life journey, as well as the benefits that accrue when doing so. 445 more words


Erase "Work-Life Balance": Change the Conversation (With Yourself)

Yesterday my daughter described a disagreement she was having with a friend at camp. She exclaimed that her friend’s idea was “so stupid!” I remarked that her words were not very descriptive of the point she was trying to make and rather likely to stir up anger in her friend, making things worse. 733 more words


Don't Go Shopping This Thanksgiving. Just Don't.

There’s been a lot of outrage over Macy’s — the retailer most synonymous with Thanksgiving and family with its parade of floats — deciding to open its stores on the day when we are supposed to give thanks. 636 more words

Life & Style

Opinion: Why flex-time is a solution for working parents

Last Tuesday, I entered panic mode when I got an email entitled “School Closing” which read, “Dear Parents, this is a reminder that in observance of Columbus Day, we will be closed.” 824 more words


From the Archives: In support of Marissa Mayer and Jackie Reses

This was the most popular of my blog posts so far in 2013. I was one of few bloggers in the HR space supporting Marissa Mayer and Jackie Reses when they eliminated telecommuting at Yahoo! 724 more words

China Gorman

Is ambition at work related to (chronological) age?

The Daily Mail recently featured this article under the headline ‘Workers lose their ambition at the age of 35’.

As is so often the case, it pays to delve beyond the title to see what’s going on. 224 more words

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