What does parenting have to do with business? Everything. Just everything.
The models in parenting books are easily applicable to management of teams, self-management, and group dynamics.
I’ve recently recommended parenting books to clients, colleagues, and friends. It seems time to just post them so that I can easily direct people to them.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Kids Will Talk:
This is fundamental to communication. You can use with your kids, your staff, or yourself. Speaking gently to people makes an immense difference. Engage them in discussion and drop the judgment – and be surprised at the results
Siblings Without Rivalry
How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!
Raising Your Spirited Child
If you’re a parent of very small children and want some data on where your kids are developmentally, I loved these books: