Mom-in-Chief: How Wisdom from the Workplace Can Save Your Family from Chaos

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About the Book : – In this Working Mother magazine book, leadership expert Jamie Woolf shares inspiring stories, practical strategies and interactive assessment tools to illustrate how the best workplace practices can bring more joy and success to family life. Drawing from two decades of experience, she lays out her “best practices” to improve your communication, create a healthy family culture, discover your parent leadership style, manage crises, thrive during adolescence, and juggle work and family priorities. Readers will explore common leadership dilemmas, including: When to step in and when to step back How to maximize the learning opportunities that come from mistakes How to stay connected with a pesky toddler or testy teenager How to create rituals that strengthen the family’s esprit de corps When to push kids and when to let them quit How to feel less like a maid or short-order cook and more like a skilled leader capable of unleashing the potential of others. Mom-in-Chief addresses real quandaries and covers everything that smart career-oriented women need to know in order to fulfill their parenting potential and navigate challenges with skill and grace. This book is a welcome reminder that leading a family doesn’t mean churning out living masterpieces, or indulging children with the perfect everything. It means inspiring without pushing your own agenda, nurturing without micromanaging, encouraging without aiming to win a best-of-show competition, and expecting the best without ignoring the joy of childhood. About the Author : – Jamie Woolf is one of the most popular writers and columnists in Working Mother Magazine who also does special trainings, radio shows, workshops, webcasts, and conference appearances under the auspices of the magazine. The leading publication in its market, Working Mother Magazine has a paid circulation of more than 900,000 and with pass along reaches almost 4 million readers. The CEO of her own consulting company The Parent Leader, which, over the past nine years has had more than 1,000 corporate clients. She works with the top management of these companies to help them be more family friendly, doing workshops, podcasts, and other trainings in the workplace. A consultant at Levi Strauss & Company in their Organization Development department, Bank of America, First Nationwide Bank, the Gap, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Kaiser, Levi Strauss, the US Postal Service, Stanford University, and the University of California at Berkeley. She also lectured on leadership and organizational culture at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.


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Dimensions 8 × 5 × 0.5 cm
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