Let’s face it, the lines between work and life continue to mesh. Many professionals are trying to separate the two with 24-hour access to work product. According to Scott Behson, even executives are upfront about their need for work-life balance.
In this episode, we discuss his article, A Lesson for Future Working Parents.
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This is Scott’s third time on the show.
Here’s more about his background:
Scott Behson is a professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has a doctorate in Organizational Studies, and blogs at Fathers, Work and Family. He is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Time, Wall Street Journal. He’s the author of The Working Dad’s Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home,
Here are some highlights from our discussion:
- Help his students look at their careers with possible family in mind, not just the prospect of a job
- We need to be flexible and adaptable with our career planning, keeping up with technology trends
- Important to be lifetime learners, self-learning, and stay relevant best described as future proofing
- There’s no easy formula but intentional in thinking about time, emotional bandwidth
- Scott is seeing more high-intensive companies and individuals who are upfront in wanting flexibility
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