It’s a Wonderful Mary Bailey — The Extraordinary Woman Who Saved George (More Than Once)

Donna Reed playing Mary Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” - 1946

Mary Bailey’s Business & Leadership Skills

Mary Was a Visionary and an Implementor

Mary Knew What She Wanted and How to Get It

Mary’s Qualities, Virtues, and Skills

Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

George Needed Mary

Mary Chose to Caretake But Wasn’t Codependent

  • Direct, assertive communication. She asked the obvious question without fear or hesitation.
  • Healthy boundaries and setting a limit. She gathered her children close to her and then asked the question directly that stopped him.

Mary Had the Luck of Being in a 1946 Film

The Reality That We Never Fixed

It’s Time to Make Mary Bailey Visible

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