Dr. Amy Beacom is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership. She and Sue Campbell, along with the rest of their team, are on a mission to improve parental leave in America by coaching companies on how best to navigate this trying time. In a time when workplaces are adapting to a more human-centered approach, they offer relevant lessons on co-authorship and servant leadership.


Time Codes:

(4:26) – Why would you choose parental leave as a career path?
(9:54) – O’Brien’s interest in Parental Leave.
(15:39) – The history of Parental Leave
(19:42) – Where are we today with Parental Leave?
(27:12) – How do you advise companies on improving their PL policies?
(33:48) – If managers had really strong soft-skill training, how much would parental leave training be needed?
(38:40) – How do you help build empathy in managers?
(46:49) – What are best practices for touch points while someone is out on leave?
(51:37) – What are you sick of talking about?
(53:38) – What is the purpose of business?
(57:54) – Where can people find and engage with you?