Here’s the latest about ThirdPath in the news!
Did you know shorter work weeks have resulted in happier, more productive employees? Learn why whole companies embrace them. Follow the great advice from Jessica DeGroot and one of ThirdPath’s Shared Care couples for creating your own four-day work week. NBC Better | December 6 2019
Exploring the problem of work-first careers and their impact on couples, the article quotes Jessica DeGroot, “I think what organizations don’t understand is that they’re losing (employees to businesses) that allow workers to be excellent at work while still having a life.” Fast Company Magazine | September 2019
As a true leadership pioneer tells her story, Jessica DeGroot weighs in as an expert on a mission not only to help families better share work and home responsibilities, but to help make the American workplace better. Slate’s Better Life Lab | June 2018
April Seifert and Jessica DeGroot discuss how leaders from all types of companies are finding flex in their own lives and for their teams, as they successfully rise to the challenge of making time to balance parenting and work.
“Women Inspired” Podcast | June 2018
Spotlight on founder of ThirdPath Institute, Jessica Degroot, outlining work-life balance as an everybody issue, and the need for work-life programs to constantly evolve. World at Work’s “WorkSpan” Magazine | March 2018
We were honored to have 1MFWF ask us to write about how couples can work together to overcome the barriers they may face as they create a “team at home” and share in the care of their children. 1Million for Work | October 12 2017
This article offers sound advice for working moms, including the very first suggestion — share home responsibilities with your partner (check out the great quote from our friend Scott Behson). The author also describes some of the key integration practices we teach in our OMG! Overwhelm Mitigation Groups, where we help you learn how to find more time and energy for life. Learn more here. Parents Magazine | October 2016
ThirdPath is featured in 1MFWF Spotlight series highlighting organizations who are part of the growing movement for change around work flexibility. 1Million for Work | September 15 2016
Jessica Degroot’s work moves beyond creating a sustainable environment for remote workers or clamping down on the gender pay gap, and focuses on a fundamental issue: having time for life. Blog by Anne Loehr | March 10 2016
Jessica DeGroot is in good company on this list of “5 CEOs who embody the future of work.” The others include Sara Sutton Fell (founder of FlexJobs), Kate Kendall, Rhiannon Ruff, Maria Simon-Senior. Blog by Anne Loehr | December 16 2015
Jessica DeGroot was asked to write an opinion piece for Fortune.com about the Pew Research Center’s recent report on dual-breadwinner households. Fortune.com | November 23 2015
In this interview, Lotte Bailyn is recognized for the critical role she has played in changing the work/life integration landscape. Lotte also praises ThirdPath Institute and Jessica DeGroot, saying Jessica, “Started with the concept of “shared care” … She’s since expanded to work with organizations that want to help people live what she calls integrated lives (the “third path”).” Strategy+Business | August 10 2015
Have a Hard time Getting Away From Work? Here’s How to Make Sure Your Vacation Actually Feels Like One
This Q&A with Jessica DeGroot about the importance of turning off work while on vacation,shows how doing this benefits you, your family and your organization. The Washington Post | June 8 2015
Jessica DeGroot shares three important lessons ThirdPath has learned from working with couples who have moved ahead in their careers while sharing in the care of their children. Harvard Business Review | April 14 2015
71% of Millennials are between the ages of 20 and 34. Jessica DeGroot and Paul Gilbride (ThirdPath Integrated Life Advocate) discusse the out-of-the-box solutions this new generation of parents will likely consider. Fortune.com | January 22 2015
Jessica DeGroot applauds the growing group of male leaders who are role modeling a more balanced approach at work and life. NextAvenue.org | January 15 2015
Two Thursdays with ThirdPath participants – Doug Gertner, and Kevin O’Shea (Kevin is also a ThirdPath board member) – were interviewed about their experiences as sandwich generation dads. Today.com | December 16 2014
Emma Plumb interviews Jessica DeGroot and Paul Rupert, capturing their expert advice on how to negotiate a flexible schedule at work. 1 Million for Flex | October 24 2014
Jessica DeGroot is interviewed about ThirdPath’s cutting-edge work helping men and women – as parents and leaders – follow an integrated approach to work and life. WorkingMums Magazine | September 8 2014
Jessica DeGroot, Roger Trombley a ThirdPath community member who met President Obama(!), and Fred Bermont a second generation Shared Care dad, talk about the changing roles of men, women, work and family. Wall Street Journal | June 12 2014
This article describes the benefits of a four-day work week. Jessica DeGroot is then interviewed about the barriers that get in the way of more workplaces offering this solution. NextAvenue.org | August 29 2013
This cover story article explores the barriers men face striving for wok-life balance and highlights two dads who are ThirdPath community members. Jessica DeGroot is also quoted about the negative influence of our outdated career norms.
Bloomberg Businessweek | May 30 2013
ThirdPath and our good friends Amy and Marc Vachon talk about Shared Care. As Jessica DeGroot points out: “There really is no limit to who could redesign his or her work to accommodate family needs.” Parent Map | May 21 2012
This New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story article became an instant internet sensation and featured Jessica DeGroot, ThirdPath Institute and a number of other Shared Care parents. (Two then went on to write books about Shared Care – Equally Shared Parenting and The Libra Solution.)
Sunday New York Times Magazine | June 15 2008
Jessica DeGroot and ThirdPath Institute are the focus of this exciting cover story article which put the spotlight on the launch of ThirdPath Institute and four Shared Care families.
Fast Company | December 2000