Speaking & Consulting
Scott Behson is a an accomplished professional speaker and consultant who provides talks, workshops, webinars, keynote addresses and consulting services for corporate clients, not-for-profit organizations and at major conferences.
His talks are simultaneously personal and professional, containing humor, insight and challenging truths. Scott builds his talks based on his life as a working dad, his deep expertise as an national expert in work-family, his skill as an award-winning business school professor, and his experience working with employers and parents all over the country.
He brings a welcome perspective that balances the needs of employers and employees and demonstrates that work-family balance is not just a women’s concern.
Scott was a featured speaker at the United Nations’ International Day of the Family and the The White House Summit for Working Families and Summit for Working Fathers. He has also provided insight and perspective on Work & Family Policy, Fatherhood and areas in which the two intersect, for some of the world’s leading companies (including PIMCO, EY, FINRA, BOA/Merrill Lynch, Unilever, and Morgan Stanley) and at major national conferences and events (including World at Work's Total Reward Conference, Working Mother Magazine's Work-Life Conference, CEW's Cancer & Work Conference, Mom-Mentum, National At-Home Dad Network, Dad 2.0, Boys & Girls Club National Conference, O.Berk Family Business Forum, Employers Association of NJ),
While Scott works with his clients to customize his presentations, the most common topics he covers include:
Creating Whole-Person Workplaces in which employees (and employers) can thrive
The Post-Covid Workplace- what changes will stick and how to move forward with confidence
How managers and employers can address the work-life challenges of their employees- Creating a family-forward workplace
Time management for balancing work and family, especially in the age of work-from-home
Why paternity leave is so important and how employees and employers can make the most of it
The joys and sacrifices of involved fatherhood
Why gender equity in the workplace is in everyone’s interest
Scott is represented by the Bright Sight Group, a leading speakers agency.
Scott is happy to work with NFPs, especially those working to promote work-family balance and/or fatherhood, on reduced pricing and discounted book purchases. He has worked with the NY Paid Leave Coalition, A Better Balance, 1 Million for Work Flexibility, Catalyst and more. Smaller NFPs should contact him directly.
Scott has worked with dozens of companies, large and small, to help them navigate the work-life challenges of their employees and build their cultures around paid maternity and paternity leave. He often works with the Center for Parental Leave Leadership. You can contact him here for more information.