The Girls' Guide to Power and Success
Author: Susan Wilson Solovic
Pub Date: September 2003
Print Edition: $14.00
Print ISBN: 9780814472279
Page Count: 208
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814426067
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"Savvy advice and dynamic strategies to help women defy limiting
assumptions."-- National Women’s Review
"Savvy advice and dynamic strategies to help women defy limiting assumptions."-- National Women’s Review
"Even now, in the 21st century, women continue to be paid less than men, are still notably absent from the executive suites, and among entrepreneurs, receive only a tiny fraction of venture capital. The struggle for equality is not yet over -- and it’s up to women to take positive action for change.
The Girls’ Guide to Power and Success shows readers how. It’s packed with frank advice and hard-won lessons including:
* It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Learn to strip out the hesitant ""buts""; intimate details; and indirect phrasings -- and assert yourself effectively.
* Develop the confidence to ask for what you want. Learn how to create opportunities for yourself rather than waiting for them to be offered.
* Look for companies that ""get it."" Learn to pinpoint companies that are committed to women’s advancement.
With its frank advice, lively tone, and no-nonsense strategies, The Girls’ Guide to Power and Success is a powerful ally for women who are just starting their careers and those who are well established in their professions."
About the Author
Susan Wilson Solovic (St. Louis, MO) is president of Susan-Says®, Inc., and a respected consultant, columnist, and public speaker. An attorney by education, her career has taken her from television news broadcasting to an executive-level marketing position for a Fortune 500 company.
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