Motherhood Is the New MBA

Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss

Shari Storm

Thomas Dunne Books

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When it comes to being a good leader, we’ve read the sports analogies, we’ve read the war analogies. But how about hitting a little closer to home?

As a mother, the following rules and tactics probably sound familiar to you: 

  • Never Underestimate the Power of Kiss-It-Make-It-Better 
  • Hold the Line on Tantrums
  • Remember the Magic Word 
  • Count to Three Before Giving a Time-Out

These are good, solid rules for how to raise children. But can these same rules make you a better boss? Absolutely.      I

n her impressive first book, Shari Storm takes the lessons attributed to parenting and shows how they can be directly applied in the workplace, making you a more effective manager and giving you the confidence to lead and shape your staff into the employees you want them to be. Shari gathers a wonderful collection of funny and inspirational stories from a wide range of executive mothers---TV producers, firefighters, accountants, teachers, baristas, corporate leaders, pilots---for an engaging, easy-to-absorb read

These pages will provide both laughs and enlightenment. For the woman who wants to excel in her business, this goes beyond your average management book.

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Shari Storm

Shari Storm has managed people for twenty years. She earned her MBA from Seattle University, with an emphasis in corporate leadership, and is now an executive for a $400 million financial institution. She teaches at the University of Washington’s Experimental College and mentors graduate students at Seattle University. Storm writes for Momlogic and the Working Mother magazine blog. She lives with her husband and three young daughters near Seattle, Washington.

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Motherhood Is the New MBA
Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss
Shari Storm

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2009
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ISBN: 9781429956703
ISBN10: 1429956704
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2009
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312544317
ISBN10: 0312544316
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$23.99
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