Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire: Business Sense & Sensibility

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 13, 2009 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
From the #1 New York Times bestselling “high priestess of French lady wisdom” (USA Today) comes every woman’s guide to navigating the world of work, living the good life, and savoring every minute of it.

Mireille Guiliano, internationally bestselling author of French Women Don’t Get Fat and former senior executive for Veuve Clicquot, uses her distinctive French woman’s philosophy and style to share lively lessons, stories, and helpful hints from her experiences at the front lines and highest echelons of the business world. Guiliano offers every reader the practical advice she needs to make the most of work without ever losing sight of what is most important: feeling good, facing challenges, getting ahead, and maximizing pleasure at every opportunity.
 

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User Review  - bolgai - LibraryThing

Mireille Giuliano is the author of a book you may have heard of, French Women Don't Get Fat. While I haven't read that best-seller of hers, not yet anyway (it's all for health, I assure you, vanity ... Read full review

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User Review  - rightantler - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. It is easy reading, full of good advice - much of which if not new was well worth hearing again! The style is very human and not as pretentious and irritating as many business ... Read full review

Contents

Ouverture
1
Life Is Lived in Episodes and Stages
9
Passion Talent and More
29
The Principle of Enlightened SelfInterest
43
Of Velvet Gloves Words and Handshakes
63
Paint Yourself Orange
79
Whose Success?
115
Leaders and Managers
127
Zen and the Art of Businesslife
149
The NotAlwaysSoGentle Art of Coping
163
Businesswomen and Men Are Different
185
Eating for Business and Pleasure
205
Making It
241
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Mireille Guiliano is the bestselling author of French Women Don't Get Fat, French Women For All Seasons, and Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire. Born and raised in France, she is married to an American and lives most of the year in New York and Paris. She is the former President and CEO of Clicquot, Inc.

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