Roots and Wings (Paperback)

Ten Lessons of Motherhood That Helped Me Create and Run a Company

By Margery Kraus, Phyllis J. Piano

Sparkpress, 9781684630240, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 2019

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Description

A child of immigrants, Margery Kraus knew the value of hard work from an early age. Graduating from college before she had finished high school, she learned to be a risk taker. As a young wife and mother coming of age in the 1960s, she faced plenty of people who told her, "You can't do that." But in the end, she did: she founded APCO Worldwide, a global consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, specializing in public affairs, communication, and business consulting for major multinationals. Under her leadership, the company grew from nothing to almost $150 million in revenues. In Roots And Wings, Kraus shares the ten lessons she learned from motherhood and leadership that guided her along the way--an inspiration to all seeking to overcome obstacles, achieve career and personal success, and do the right thing.