Choose one of the following TED talks to review and discuss below:
- Jessica Shortall: How America Fails New Parents — and Their Babies
- Glen Henry: What I’ve learned being a stay at home dad
Using the video you watched, answer the following questions:
- Describe a time when you had difficulty balancing your professional responsibilities with your personal responsibilities (family, personal wellbeing, service to community, etc.)?
- Do you think businesses have an ethical obligation to support the needs of families by providing flexible working hours, remote positions and/or extended family leave? Why or why not?
- Can supporting employees’ family life be beneficial to a business or corporation? Why or why not?