Couples That Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work

By Jennifer Petriglieri Published by Harvard Business Review Press, 2019, 251 pages Reviewed by Chris Wendel In a nutshell: The changing dynamic of a dual career couple is explored by examining the underlying forces that create imbalances with home and work. Who’s it for? As the title suggests, Couples That...

Green Light: Environmentally friendly building becoming the norm

[caption id="attachment_35071" align="alignleft" width="300"] Livwell Homes earned People's Choice in the top price category last year during the Parade of Homes.[/caption] When it comes to building, it's now easy being green. According to the United States Green Building Council, roughly 40% of the single-family house market is...

Girls + Math + Science = Success

I have spent most of my career in male-dominated fields, having graduated from engineering school at a time when only one out of every four women enrolled would earn a degree. When I entered the male-dominated field of patent law – which requires both law...

Now is the Time for Bold, Locally Led Action

We need to get creative. We are living through an incredibly stressful and unpredictable moment in history. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has swept across the globe, causing a humanitarian crisis and an unfolding economic fallout. Health professionals are fighting to save as many people as possible,...

On Ice: Hot job market catches cold with COVID-19

A cold and blustery day wreaked havoc on recruiters, who filed into the Hagerty Center carrying cumbersome displays and props for the 14th annual job fair hosted by Northwestern Michigan College in early March. There, a range of employers were hopeful that the job fair would...