Summary of Business Dad
How Good Businessmen Can Make Great Fathers (and Vice Versa)
Copyright ©1999 by Thomas P. Hirschfeld
Published by arrangement with Little, Brown and Company
Your business savvy can make you a better dad. Learn how in this crash course in fathering.
Many powerful, effective businessmen feel lost when it comes to raising their kids. As a result, some spend more time at the office, where they are confident and capable. To remedy this dilemma, Tom and Julie Hirschfeld, a husband-and-wife team, offer a class you won’t find in an M.B.A. program: Fatherhood 101. Presented as an executive briefing for a new assignment, Hirschfeld’s book teaches you to apply your business know-how to achieve parenting success. The concept is long overdue, though the book skims over the crucial topic of maintaining life-work balance and is prone to gender stereotypes. getAbstract recommends this handy guide to working fathers and fathers-to-be.
In this summary, you will learn
- How your business skills apply to fatherhood
- What children’s basic needs are
About the Authors
Tom Hirschfeld is a venture capitalist. He was previously the assistant to the mayor of New York. He has written two books about video games. Julie Hirschfeld, Ph.D, specializes in family therapy. They have two children.
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