Office-Inspired Solutions to Reduce the Chaos in Your Home (and Save Your Sanity
Tarcherperigee, Paperback, 9781585429424, 320pp.
Publication Date: December 27, 2012
Caitlin and AndrewFriedman met while working at a thriving midsize PR firm. Fifteen years of marriage, twins, a house, and three career changes later, they found themselves overwhelmed by their daily responsibilities. In this invaluable guide to making your household run more smoothly, the Friedmans take readers step bystep through a process ofreenvisioning their domestic lives as well-run, successful business ventures.According to the Friedmans, by introducing such simple activities as family meetings, job descriptions, and regular "employee evaluations," it's amazing how simple and stress-free life suddenly can become. Using the tools offered in this book, you will soon see tensions eased, household tasks completed, and family downtime rediscovered.
Caitlin Friedman, a cofounder of the boutique public relations agency YC Media, is a full-time writer and consultant. Kimberly Yorio is the president of YC Media, specializing in publicity for cookbooks, restaurants, wine and spirits, and food products. They've written four books together, including The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss; The Girl's Guide to Big Bold Career Success; and Happy at Work, Happy at Home.
"Busy working parents will readily warm to the Friedmans' comprehensive plan for organizing and integrating family and career skills."
“Family Inc. provides some much-needed inspiration for overwhelmed families.”
"There is some solid advice here for staying on task. This is a practical and useful tool for reining in the chaos."
“This book is a must-read for those who need to reprioritize their families and the clutter in their homes.”
“I could tell from the very beginning that this would be a book that I would be coming back to many times in the future. This was a great book that I encourage all parents to read!”