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Scott Behson
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Author, "The Working Dad's Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home"
Author, "The Working Dad's Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home"

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2015: A Year of Progress on Work and Famiily

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Mark Zuckerberg and paternity leave
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes are “new school” male CEOs who are sending an important message about the importance of fatherhood relative to business and how an involved home life goes together with financial success.
After all, if Facebook can survive without Zuckerberg for two months and TOMS can get by without Mycoskie for 12 weeks, what excuse do other top managers have for not taking or not providing extended paternity leave? Here are my thoughts on this exciting development.

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One of the cool things about publishing a book is that you get to become “book friends” with other authors in your field. A few weeks ago, Torsten Klaus and I exchanged books. I want to share some of the wisdom and perspective from his book, The Empathic…

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We seem to be living in a sudden Golden Age of Paternity Leave. In the past two months, I’ve seen glowing news reports of major, influential companies such as Virgin Atlantic, IBM, Ernst & Young, Twitter, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, T-Mobile, Facebook, Bank…

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When I was doing research for a Harvard Business Review article on time management, I came across Laura Vanderkam’s work on the topic. She has since become one of my favorite authors. We corresponded on twitter, and it turns out that our most recent books…

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One thing I have learned about balancing work and family is that you need to take the long view. Work can take precedent sometimes. Other weeks, family can come to the fore. And it’s ok if you are temporarily out of balance. We need to respect the rhythm…

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2 Day 99 cents sale for my book, The Working Dad's Survival Guide. I think it's the best dollar you'll spend all year, but here are 13 reasons why you may not agree.

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The Working Dad’s Survival Guide is just 99 cents during my 2-day sale! Buy yours today. As a thank you to friends, colleagues and supporters, Motivational Press and I are offering the Kindle version of my book, The Working Dad’s Survival Guide, for 99…
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