Parenting and Managing

15 Oct

In meetings, people occasionally ask “What’s the difference between managing and parenting?” I pause for a long second and say: Children are shorter. A recent Corner Office article in the New York Times has an excellent conversation about this topic.

For a more explicit  perspective, but one very much in agreement with the former here is 700 words on How parenting and managing inform each other.

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One Response to “Parenting and Managing”

  1. Sally Hartwig October 20, 2014 at 10:21 am #

    John; I received your book “Beyond Luck” and am enjoying it! Thanks for sharing. I will recommend this to friends in leadership positions. It was good to have a chat with you at the Hancher event. Sally Mathis Hartwig

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