Breaking Into the Boys' Club: 8 Ways for Women to Get Ahead in Business

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M. Evans, 2009 - Business & Economics - 218 pages
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Breaking into the Boys' Club is the ultimate guide to success for women in business. No matter what stage in your career or what job position you hold, this book offers you practical, relatable ways to evaluate your work style and workplace culture in order to better understand behavior that may be holding you back from advancing in your field. Based on extensive research, Breaking into the Boys' Club offers compelling stories, quizzes, and tips to help diagnose issues and discover powerful, step-by-step solutions to irksome office challenges. Written by leadership coaches who have "been there and seen that," this book contains straight talk about the mistakes women make and how to fix them in order to achieve more personal and professional satisfaction and success. And what about African-American women? These women encounter the same issues and challenges as do other corporate women- and more. The book covers the special challenges faced by these women, their relationships with business colleagues, and how they can become more comfortable within their corporate cultures.

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Contents

Whats Holding Women Back?
1
Communicate Clearly
15
Network Strategically to
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About the author (2009)

Molly D. Shepard is founder and president of The Leader's Edge, an organization that promotes the advancement of high-level executive women. Jane K. Stimmler is CEO of The Marketing Edge, a marketing consulting and communications firm.Peter J. Dean is founder and president of Leaders by Design, a division of The Leader's Edge, and the author of nine books.

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