Dad’s Home: Back to Blogging After Other Adventures

Dad's home! After lots of other work (including at the U.N.), I'm back to blogging
Dad’s home! After lots of other work (including at the U.N.), I’m back to blogging

Hi everyone, dad’s home!

Apologies for slowing down on providing blog content. I’ve been busy advocating for working dads, just not here at Fathers, Work and Family.

Here’s a quick roundup of what I’ve been up to, including presenting at the United Nations, writing for Harvard Business Review and Fast Company, and working with partners to advocate for working dads. Here are the highlights.

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Holiday Gratitude 2014

Two years ago, a wise friend told me, “If you want to start writing a book in two years, start a blog now.” Following her advice has changed my life.

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This blog has opened so many doors for me, and given me the opportunity to engage all of you in an important conversation about work-family issues for fathers.

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Happy Blogaversary!!! Reflections on Two Years

Two years ago, I jumped into the blogosphere, not knowing what the public reaction would be. I feared a great big collective yawn.

Happy Blogaversary to me! (flickr Creative Commons)
Happy Blogaversary to me! (flickr Creative Commons)

Today, I am humbled as I reflect on everything you, dear reader, have given me over these past two years. I have been able to accomplish so many professional goals, make so many new friends, and I even made it to the White House! Thank you.

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Welcome HBR Blog Readers!

“Knowing that we have 168 hours might be the motivation we need to prioritize and make the changes that will make our lives more satisfying” -From my August 1st Harvard Business Review Online article, “Relax, You Have 168 Hours This Week” Thank you for reading, and for visiting my site. For those of you who … Read more

A Very Happy (and Busy) Father’s Day

Dads always get more media attention on the build-up to Father’s Day. However, this year seems different to me in that there is so much attention, not just on “yay, dads!” but specifically on fathers facing the challenge of balancing work and family. As such, I’ve been very busy lately spreading the word about working dads. Here’s a quick round-up of my recent Father’s Day media:

National interviews:

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Welcome Bloomberg Radio Listeners and HBR Readers!

If you’re a dad who works, this is a good time to celebrate. Not only because it’s Fathers’ Day, but because caring about fathers and their needs is no longer a touchy-feely, Phil Donahue kind of thing. Businesses, researchers, the media, and all manner of celebrities have been throwing the spotlight on men who enjoy … Read more

Welcome, HBR Readers

“We need to rethink the notion that non-performance time is wasted time. Instead, we need to see that recovery is a key component of sustained high performance” -From my June 3rd Harvard Business Review Online article, “Work-Life Balance Through Interval Training” Thank you for reading, and for visiting my site. For those of you who … Read more

Welcome Wharton Work-Life Radio Listeners

Welcome to all who listened to Work and Life on Business Radio satellite channel 111. I hope you enjoyed the program. Thank you for visiting my site. For those of you who are visiting Fathers, Work and Family for the first time, feel free to have a look around- I write about a wide range of … Read more

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