8 career skills that make you a better parent

2.12.2016 Article, Careers, Faculty News, General, Leadership

Associate Professor Julie Wayne’s advice appears in this February 11 story in Fast Company.

While you may not have thought about it this way, parenting can be similar to managing employees in the workplace. Both are about leadership and both are built on high-quality relationships, says Julie Holliday Wayne, associate professor of business at Wake Forest University.

“Leadership has been defined as when a person guides, inspires, or influences another individual toward shared goals or objectives,” she says. “In the same way, parents guide, influence, and develop their children, often with the goal of them becoming capable, responsible members of their families, organizations, and communities.”

Read more of Wayne’s tips in Fast Company.