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7 Tips to Help You Find Your Path from a Google Employee
When I graduated from high school I knew I had a long road ahead of me. I didn’t know what I needed in order to move forward, but I set about finding my path. I wasn’t going to have the normal college experience; I wasn’t going to move into a dorm or be part of a sorority. Instead I decided that I would work and figure out college later.  → Read More
Jon Stewart Calls Out the Media for Speculating that Hillary Clinton’s Role as Grandmother Could Deter a 2016 Run for the WH
In response to the speculation that becoming a grandmother could deter Hillary Clinton from running, Stewart said, “For god sakes, Mitt Romney has a litter of grandchildren…the guy added 3 grandchildren while campaigning…my point is he got crushed in the election by someone with no grandchildren, yet somehow the grandchild factor never came up in the race between Obama and Romney.”  → Read More
The 3 Best Reasons to Make Yourself a Priority
At one point in my life, I was a full-time college administrator, a full-time student pursuing a Ph.D., a wife, a mother of two small children, a church member, a community volunteer, a member of five boards—and oh yes—I was also running a part-time consulting practice. While it all looked good on the outside, on the inside I was crumbling.  → Read More
Is it Time for Schools to Adapt to the Modern Family and Kill the Half-Day?
May I share with you the delights of my children’s April school schedule? They get out at 12:40 p.m. because of parent-teacher conferences on these days sprinkled through the month: Tues., April 1; Weds., April 9; Tues., April 29. Oh, yes, and just when you thought it was safe, one more on May 7. (Plus they’re off April 18 through 25 for spring vacation.)  → Read More
“What we heard loud and clear is that the Battle Between the Sexes is over. It was a draw. Now we're engaged in Negotiation Between the Sexes.”
–Maria Shriver
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6 Essential Tips for Talking to Your Partner about Money
Whether it’s asking your roommate to pay more in rent, sharing your financial situation with your significant other or negotiating with your boss for a raise, money conversations can seem pretty precarious and daunting. Here are a few ways to approach money discussions in a way that will be most beneficial to everyone involved and your bottom line.  → Read More
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Men We Love: Ned Breslin of Water for People
Ned Breslin joined the team at Water For People in 2006 after working on water and sanitation issues for 16 years in Africa. In 2011, thanks to his taking the lead on making innovative initiatives both scalable and sustainable, he was awarded the 2011 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Ned’s insights and experiences have been fundamentally enriched in partnership with his wife Lindsey, whose dedication to HIV/Aids, and women and children in difficult situations, has inspired him for over 2 decades. Ned is the proud father of two girls who were both born and raised in Africa and who, he told me, continue to guide him at least as much as he guides them. Ned took time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions for us here at The Good Men Project. Here goes:  → Read More
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All That Is Good With the World: The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year Later
There are three pictures on my cell phone from April 15th 2013 that show the order in which things happened. Photo one is mid-way through the marathon— Allie (my daughter) running, joyous and free. Two is Shannon (another one my daughters) holding a sign for her sister, “Go you hot dog go!” Picture number three on my phone is a picture that someone texted to me after I had put a post on Facebook that said, “At Boston Marathon finish line. 2 bombs went off.” Even a year later, it is almost impossible for me to reconcile the joy of the first two photos with what came after.  → Read More
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Life Ed: 3 Strategies for Stay-at-Home Moms to Ensure a Healthy Financial Future
The reality is that nine out of 10 women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives. Therefore, you should establish or maintain your financial independence even while you choose to stay at home to raise your children.  → Read More
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Jan. 12th, 2014 Maria Shriver joins David Gregory to discuss the findings in A Woman' Nation Pushes Back from the Brink.
Debunking 6 Myths Women Face in the Workplace
Let’s debunk the myths that still exist and replace them with the truth that celebrates the progress that women have made, and continue to make. In creating lives of success and significance, women are blazing new paths and becoming great role models for the women who follow them.  → Read More
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