New book suggests young people without children are the only ones who can truly succeed at work
America has a “culture of overwork” that has become toxic to both men and women, who are making decisions about their work out of fear.
Oh, and wake up: “work-family conflict” is not just an issue for women. It’s an issue for everyone in the office who may have a life and a family to take care of.
So says Anne-Marie Slaughter, an authority on women and the workplace, who published a chilling excerpt of her new book on work and family in The New York Times this weekend
The book, Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, sets out to overturn some of the myths about women’s roles in the workplace. Slaughter is the president of the New America think tank, a former professor at Princeton University, and a former policy planning director for Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state. Read more…