Does parenthood boost workplace performance?

When Prof. Reid presented her research about the pressures on male employees to the consulting firm, she recalls, “a senior partner looked at me, and said, ‘Well, maybe these aren’t the guys we want anyway.’ ”

But those were exactly “the guys” the company rated most highly in performance reviews — the men making behind-the-scenes adjustments to their schedules and projects for the sake of family.

Chillin’ with my girls.

‘Simply put, I think fatherhood has made me better at what I do’

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