Climbing the Ladder in Stilettos: 10 Strategies for Stepping Up to Success and Satisfaction at Work

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Thomas Nelson Inc, May 20, 2008 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
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Is your work deeply satisfying? Do you look forward to Monday morning and the start of each new day? If you could do anything in the world without fear of failing, what would you do?

Whether you're stuck in a dead-end job or are living the career of your dreams, Climbing the Ladder in Stilettos is your go-to-guide for life as a woman in the working world. You'll hear the stories of incredible women who made that precarious climb up the ladder while keeping their fashionable stilettos and heart intact. Drawing from their stories and her own, Lynette Lewis shares the secrets to purposeful work, including how to:

  • create a purpose statement for your life and work
  • follow the "four principles of promotion"
  • establish a "personal board of directors"
  • keep enduring when unrecognized, unrewarded, and underpaid
  • discover gifts in surprising places, and more!

Climbing the Ladder in Stilettos will help you discover new joy, meaning, success, and satisfaction in your life's work. Why spend your time on anything less?

 

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User Review  - Debbie Jessee - Borders

This book is more like three books in one, packed full of inspiring perspective, great insights, and most of all, practical action steps and tools. Rather than telling us as women to stifle our ... Read full review

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User Review  - loralu - LibraryThing

The book was much better written and seemed more well-resarched compared to another help book I've recently reviewed through librarything. The chapters were broken up well into subjects, aids and ... Read full review

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Contents

1 Why Am I Working?
9
2 These People Are Driving Me Crazy
25
3 No One Appreciates Me Around Here
41
4 Is This All Im Working For? There Must Be Something More
61
5 Im Unrecognized Unappreciated and Underpaid
79
6 How Do I Get from Great Idea to Dream Come True?
97
7 Can I Really Thrive in Leadership?
113
8 Who Me? Speak in Public?
141
9 I Need Great Mentors but Isnt Everyone Just Too Busy?
155
10 Different Than What I Thought Better Than What I Imagined
173
Notes
189
About the Author
195
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