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Couples That Work


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How can we successfully combine love and work?

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Jennifer Petriglieri is an Assistant Professor in the Organizational Behavior department at INSEAD, one of the world's leading international business schools. She is Program Director for INSEAD's Management Acceleration Program, the school's flagship executive program for emerging leaders, and for the Women Leaders Program for senior women executives. She also designed and teaches the Psychological Issues in Management course, which is INSEAD's most popular MBA elective. Her work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review and she has appeared on their podcast. This is her first book.


"In this provocative and thoughtful book, Professor Petriglieri has created a brilliant conversation road map for anyone navigating a duel career path. I read it with my partner - and suggest you do the same. It's fascinating!" * Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School and bestselling author of The 100-Year Life *
"A simple yet profoundly insightful roadmap to the predictable transitions all couples traverse." * Herminia Ibarra, Professor of Organisational, Behaviour London Business School and bestselling author of Act like a Leader, Think like a leader *
"Offers practical, executable tasks and conversational prompts to help couples navigate the challenging transitions that confront us all." * Whitney Johnson, Bestselling author of Disrupt Yourself and Build an A-Team *
"An inspiring read for anyone looking to both work and love." * Laszlo Bock, CEO Humu, former SVP of People Operations at Google and author of Work Rules! *
"Managing one career is hard enough; two often seems impossible. In this book, Jennifer shares what she's learned about how dual-career couples can not only survive, but also thrive." * Adam Grant, author of Originals *
"A must read for any couple committed to their relationship and to their careers." * Francesca Gino, Professor of Business Administration Harvard Business School and bestselling author of Rebel Talent *
"I wish I had had this book at the beginning and middle of my career. I'm glad to have it in my hands now." * Joanna Barsh, Director Emerita, McKinsey & Company and author of How Remarkable Women Lead *
"Offers precious advice for couples who want to help each other thrive at work as well as in their relationships." * Terri Kelly, Former CEO W.L. Gore & Associates *
"Hugely insightful. A must-read for all couples." * Susan David, author of Emotional Agility *

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