Seven Secrets of Successful Women: Success Strategies of the Women Who Have Made It - and how You Can Follow Their Lead

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Wouldn't you like to know what secrets successful women share?

"...it's definitely not too late for any of us to learn now what we need to do."­­Dr. Donna Brooks

For years, professional and business women have been hindered by traditional role models, stereotyped views, and even their own family's attitudes. Despite these barriers, hundreds of women have found the path to success. In this eye-opening book, Donna and Lynn Brooks explore the strategies these women have used to ...

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Overview

Wouldn't you like to know what secrets successful women share?

"...it's definitely not too late for any of us to learn now what we need to do."­­Dr. Donna Brooks

For years, professional and business women have been hindered by traditional role models, stereotyped views, and even their own family's attitudes. Despite these barriers, hundreds of women have found the path to success. In this eye-opening book, Donna and Lynn Brooks explore the strategies these women have used to succeed­­and provide a blueprint any woman can use to achieve success in their personal and professional lives. For every woman who wants to get ahead, Seven Secrets of Successful Women is an essential guide!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071342643
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/31/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 The Seven Secrets
Success Secret One. Successful People Realize the Importance of a Mentor/Advocate/Cheerleader/Coach 17
Success Secret Two. Successful People Know How to Increase their Visibility 57
Success Secret Three. Successful People Know How to Develop an Effective Network 79
Success Secret Four. Success People Have Learned to Communicate Effectively 93
Success Secret Five. Successful People Know How to Balance Work and Home 121
Success Secret Six. Successful People Know When to Take Smart Risks 145
Success Secret Seven. Successful People Understand the Politics of the Organization 163
Pt. 2 Putting the Secrets to Work
Men and Women at Work 179
Success Strategies When You're Downsized 227
International Influences 239
Women and Technology 253
Looking to the Future 259
Endnotes 263
Index 267
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