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What an MBA Taught Me…

But My Kids Made Me Learn

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Unleash your hidden leadership skills with this powerful, heartfelt guide.

Business schools know that connection, more than curriculum, shapes great leaders. Every aspect of the experience intentionally maximizes relationship building.

What an MBA Taught Me...But My Kids Made Me Learn is a sometimes hilarious, other times harrowing journey through business school, twenty years of business experience, and the most important academy of all: parenting.

Parenting?

That’s right. When Bea Wray returned to entrepreneurial work after six years as a fulltime mom, she worried. What relevant skills could she bring to the corporate table? Yet her career took off as her interpersonal expertise soared. Perhaps family time can be a breakthrough, rather than a break from professional advancement.

Psssst. “Soft” skills are actually pretty hard...but they can be mastered. As kids demonstrate, we learn best when having fun. In this book, dozens of essential executive leadership lessons are carefully wrapped in humorous and heartfelt stories to inspire and encourage you.

"As a working mother and HBS alum, I loved Bea's insightful take on the value of parenting skills in the business world. Lots of laugh-out-loud stories mixed with proven, practical advice." 

– Lynn Vojvodich, Board Member at Ford Motor Company and Dell Technologies & Mother