The Doriot Library is showcasing the following INSEAD book: “Couples at Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work” by Jennifer Petriglieri.
Finding fulfillment in both love and work isn’t easy–but it’s possible.
The majority of couples today are dual-career couples. As anyone who’s part of such a relationship knows, this presents big challenges: trying to raise kids and achieve career goals while caring for and supporting your partner can seem impossible. Yet most advice for dual-career couples fails, framing the challenges as a zero-sum game in which one partner’s gain is the other’s loss and solutions feel like sacrifices or unsatisfactory trade-offs.