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Archive: April 11, 2010 - April 17, 2010

No mandates

Of course, vacations are helpful to all of us. But you can't force someone to relax.

By Jan Scruggs | April 15, 2010; 2:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Adirondack reverie

What do they know that we don't? The average U.S. worker gets 15 paid vacation days and 10 holidays a year. France and Finland: 30 vacation days, 10 holidays. Germany: 24 and 10. Austria: 25 and 13.

By Patricia McGuire | April 15, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

We need a 'time-out'

Work is more personal with us. It actually defines us. For South Koreans, it's more like a national comitment to boost the country -- and they did it.

By Cleve Francis | April 15, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (4)

Time (off) well spent

If President Obama can take time off to catch his daughter's soccer game, so can you.

By Nell Minow | April 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Doing as you say

Thousands of studies have shown that an increase in time off results in an increase in productivity.

By Misti Burmeister | April 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's all about balance

Some people, even when on vacation, aren't able to plug into the moment to enjoy the sun, the drink they're holding, the kids playing beside them. In many ways they have not left work at all.

By Hile Rutledge | April 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Pure exploitation

David has already been re-shaped by all of this. His self-worth has already been re-calculated. The damage is done. That train has left the station.

By Marissa Levin | April 13, 2010; 8:09 PM ET | Comments (10)

No turning back

With our fascination with reality shows such 'American Idol,' we have opened the door to this type of marketing. There is no turning back.

By Cleve Francis | April 12, 2010; 3:27 PM ET | Comments (0)

Doors opening

The "David After Dentist" phenomenon: Is it good? Is it bad? It is life in the Internet age! And the dad is riding the wave, as long as it lasts.

By Willie Jolley | April 12, 2010; 12:32 PM ET | Comments (1)

Video victim

Young David should find himself a good children's rights lawyer. This is an open-and-shut case of child exploitation.

By Patricia McGuire | April 12, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

Woozy and rich

True, this has that questionable aspect of exploiting a minor, but no harm has been done.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | April 12, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

15 seconds of fame

The kid will have nice college fund. But I think David Devore will soon find out that unless he is a marketing prodigy, the oil has been pumped from this gusher.

By Jan Scruggs | April 12, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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