Parents

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Richard Branson Now Offers Employees a Full Year of Parental Leave
Work-Life Balance

Richard Branson Now Offers Employees a Full Year of Parental Leave

The eccentric business magnate is raising the bar on employee benefits.
Katrina Bishop
These Are the Countries -- and Companies -- With the Best Paternity Leave Policies
Parents

These Are the Countries -- and Companies -- With the Best Paternity Leave Policies

Sweden will require new dads to take 3 months of paid leave, while U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs has doubled its paternity leave policy.
Geoff Weiss
3-D Printed Ultrasound Lets Blind Mother-to-Be Meet Her Unborn Baby (VIDEO)
3-D Printing

3-D Printed Ultrasound Lets Blind Mother-to-Be Meet Her Unborn Baby (VIDEO)

'I am very happy to meet Murilo before he's born,' says Brazil native Tatiana Guerra, who lost her sight at age 17.
Geoff Weiss
Adopted Woman Seeking Birth Mother Discovers They've Been Co-Workers for 4 Years
Parents

Adopted Woman Seeking Birth Mother Discovers They've Been Co-Workers for 4 Years

Though the two worked in different departments at InfoCision, an Ohio teleservices firm, 'they would come in contact around the building and during events,' a company spokesperson said.
Geoff Weiss
Manage People as Adults Not as Children
Managing Employees

Manage People as Adults Not as Children

Realize more creativity and productivity from employees with these six techniques.
K. Palmer Hartl
Why LinkedIn Thinks It Pays to Bring Your Parents to Work
Family

Why LinkedIn Thinks It Pays to Bring Your Parents to Work

The second annual Bring In Your Parents Day is this week. There are advantages to commuting in with Mom and Dad.
Lisa Evans
More Proof That YouTube's Top Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich
Young Entrepreneurs

More Proof That YouTube's Top Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich

One of the site's biggest stars surprised his parents -- on camera, naturally -- with $340,000 to completely pay off their mortgage.
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy
Lifestyle

Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

You have one life, so spend it doing something you love.
Richard Branson
How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side
Growth Strategies

How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side

The ties you form early will help mold you in life and in business. Here's how to keep your parents happy and on your side while you're starting up.
Jim Sheils
A Young Fitness Business Inspired by Mom
Entrepreneurs

A Young Fitness Business Inspired by Mom

Giving thanks on Mother's Day -- and every other day -- is capitol for one young trep who looked to his mom for inspiration.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin