The Feminine Quest for Success: How to Prosper in Business and Be True to Yourself

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Describing five ways in which women typically cope with the business environment, this book tells how women can bring their whole selves, including their feminine sides, to their careers—and make it work. Readers will learn from practical advice, stories and examples how they can move toward a state of "self-alignment".

Describing five ways in which women typically cope with the business environment, this book tells how women can bring their whole selves, including ...

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Overview

Describing five ways in which women typically cope with the business environment, this book tells how women can bring their whole selves, including their feminine sides, to their careers—and make it work. Readers will learn from practical advice, stories and examples how they can move toward a state of "self-alignment".

Describing five ways in which women typically cope with the business environment, this book tells how women can bring their whole selves, including their feminine sides, to their careers--and make it work. Readers will learn from practical advice, stories and examples how they can move toward a state of "self-alignment."

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Bancroft notes that while women possess many qualities that are sought after in today's business environment, the same business community often makes it hard for those who possess those skills to succeed. She then offers practical advice on moving toward greater self-alignment and authenticity--a strategy critical to both success and fulfillment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781881052623
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.49 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Taking Courage in Our Wholeness
Pt. 1 The Role of Self-Alignment at Work
1 The Double-Edged Sword: Trade-offs and Contradictions at Work 3
2 A Model for Self-Alignment 21
3 Different Genders: Different Styles 45
Pt. 2 The Five Success Strategies
4 The Emulator 69
5 The Trooper 85
6 The Balancer 99
7 The Seeker 113
8 The Integrator 129
Pt. 3 How to Increase Self-Alignment
9 Discovering Self-Alignment: Awareness, Acceptance, Action 149
10 The Success Strategies as Paths to Self-Alignment 161
Pt. 4 Changing the Business Environment
11 Coming Full Circle: A Fresh View of the Organizational Challenge 177
Bibliography 191
Index 195
The Author 201
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