Month: August 2015


Marriage, the Impossible Fit and Your Best Shot

So, we do the impossible. We fit our lives together slowly, methodically, every day. Start with the feet. Find the knobs and pinches. Fit them where you can. Don’t mash them. Don’t fling yourself. Don’t assume. Don’t skip a step. Find...

/ August 31, 2015

Nathan on Hiring His Better Half to Grow Highrise

She was the biggest reason I created Draft to begin with. I needed her help editing my writing and blog posts. She’s the best editor I’ve ever met, and I was sick of passing Word documents back and forth with...

/ August 31, 2015

Asana’s Team on Parenting & Management

Many parents note that there’s an unlocking that happens when you have a child — you become more mindful of the impact you have on the lives of others and are more committed than ever to see your children grow...

/ August 18, 2015
Clay Target by JD Hancock, some rights reserved (CC 2.0)

Target Removing Gender-based Signs from Toy Aisle (and others)

Right now, our teams are working across the store to identify areas where we can phase out gender-based signage to help strike a better balance. For example, in the kids’ Bedding area, signs will no longer feature suggestions for boys...

/ August 16, 2015
Leave by 5pm?

Jason Freedman on being a Parent Founder

My fears were right. I did lose a lot of that stuff. But, they were also easily discarded. My wife and I didn’t try to hold on to the previous chapter of our lives.  We simply moved on to the...

/ August 9, 2015

Netflix Implements Unlimited Leave for New Moms & Dads

In a blog post Tuesday, chief talent officer Tawni Cranz said employees would be paid normally, without “the headache of switching to state or disability pay,” and could return part-time or full-time whenever they wished. “We want employees to have the flexibility and...

/ August 4, 2015
Marriage Startup Podcast 045 - It's a trap!

045 – It’s a Trap! Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSShow Summary We attempt to disarm a trap we set for ourselves, where we try to cover our insecurities by demanding respect, especially from our kids, and the damage...

/ August 3, 2015