We Did it For the Wild – a Birthday Note to Our Daughter

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Successful entrepreneurs, advocates for the environment — living “like footloose gypsies” and raising their daughter to be a “citizen of the world.”

Letting Go to Get More: How to Be Happier at Home and at Work

Letting Go to Get More: How to Be Happier at Home and at Work

Jim Mondry discusses how letting go of his expectations of productivity has allowed him to experience joy in parenting and work again.

3 Reasons You Don’t Want a Red Ferrari

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Maybe you’ve heard the story, but can you guess the lessons?

6 Ways to Invest In Yourself Without Spending a Dime

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As we reach the end of the year we start thinking about how we want next year to be better. Peter Diamond suggests we work to first BE better.

How To Learn From Constant Career Failure

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Finding a job that allowed him to have balance in his life took 40 years, nine failures, and a lot of realizations. Here’s James Halcomb’s “Workplace Survival Guide.”

How Does A Good Man Balance Work, Life, And Technology?

The Big Disconnect

Steven Lake examines the pressures of a multi-tasking world and how we can fight back to save our relationships.

Men Aren’t to Blame for Families’ Struggle with Work-Life Balance

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“I see couples who are eager — desperate, even — to share both family and career. They both feel torn between work and home. It’s not men who get in the way of fixing that. It’s the workplace.”

4 Secrets to Successfully Balancing Love and Money

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Which would you choose — a successful romance, or a successful career? Jimmy Burgess says you don’t have to choose, because the principles are the same.

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

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You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Once Cliff Hsia stopped worrying about his career and made it a priority to travel more with his family, he quickly realized that time is the most valuable thing in the world.

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Scott Behson shares an anecdote from the White House Summit on Working Families that suggests that corporate America is beginning to take work-life balance issues for parents more seriously.

A Man’s Net Worth – What Price Should We Put on Freedom?

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With “Let Freedom Ring” still echoing in our ears, today seems like a good time to ask what freedom really is and what’s it worth to the bottom line.

While I Was Traveling You Were Busy Scoring Goals

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It took a long time for Christian R. Ward to realize that working and traveling in order to provide for them meant that he missed out on the everyday rhythm of his daughters’ lives.

#GMPChat With @ShriverReport: Work Life Friction

#LifeFriction Chat

How can you integrate work-life balance into your life without causing friction? Be part of the conversation on our #GMPChat with @ShriverReport

Before Autism Touched my Life

Before Autism

Shavon Brown-Robinson thought she had figured out the perfect balance in her life until Autism gave her a new perspective.

Get Back to Work: The Paternity Leave Dilemma

Get Back to Work: The Paternity Leave Dilemma

Sean Singleton argues that the pressure to return to work can cause many men to miss out on the most precious weeks of their child’s life