How I Quit Chasing the American Dream

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D. T. Brown didn’t quit owning things. He quit materialism.

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Yahoo!, Marissa Mayer, Paternity Leave and a Step Forward

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Marissa Mayer announced a progressive paternity leave policy at Yahoo! Especially considering recent Yahoo! decisions, these policies represent an important step forward for working dads everywhere.

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Oakland A’s Slugger Brandon Moss Takes Paternity Leave

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Major League Baseball implements a paternity leave policy for players … of only 72 hours. A good start? Or the price of playing pro ball?

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Helping My Wife Lean In

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Scott Behson takes his own advice for two-career families.

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Sawyer’s Reaction to Yahoo’s Ban on Telework Misses the Point

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Telework expert Scott Behson offers his analysis of the data on telecommuting, employee productivity, and creative office culture.

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Are Fathers As Free to Leave Their Careers As Moms?

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Are men more vulnerable to burn out and career dissatisfaction without a biological imperative to slow down and reassess?

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Are Family Dinners Really That Important?

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Is there a multivitamin for family health?

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Fathers, Work and Family Issues on TV: Expedia’s “Find Your Perspective” Ad

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One father finds work-life balance on the teacups ride at Disney. How do you find perspective?

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Being a Father Makes You Better at Your Job

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A study of working dads suggests fatherhood conveys direct benefits to employers.

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These Chores Don’t Count? On Men’s Hidden “Second Shift”

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Housework—as it is defined by those who keep the statistics—does not include many chores traditionally handled by men.

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Golf: “Time Suck” to Avoid #1

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Scott Behson pisses off half his readership by pointing out how golf takes you, your time, and your money away from every other important thing in your life.

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Prioritizing Time and Money

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“Ten years ago, I turned my head for a moment and it became my life.”

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Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements, Part 4

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Make a business proposal, and make it easy for them to say yes.

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Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements, Part 3

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Address your boss’ concerns about what is fair.

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Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements, Part 2

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Higher performance, lower turnover: Make your case by presenting your boss with the facts about telecommuting.

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Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements, Part 1

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Why bosses say no to flex-time, and what you can do about it.

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