Breaking into the Boys' Club: The Complete Guide for Women to Get Ahead in Business

Breaking into the Boys' Club: The Complete Guide for Women to Get Ahead in Business

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589799714
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 06/09/2014
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 564,162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Molly D. Shepard is founder and president of The Leader’s Edge, an organization that promotes the advancement of high-level executive women.
Jane K. Stimmler is CEO of The Marketing Edge, a marketing consulting and communications firm.
Peter J. Dean is founder and president of Leaders by Design, a division of The Leader’s Edge, and the author of nine books.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface: Confidential to Women xi

Introduction: What's Holding Women Back? 1

1 Deliver the Right Message: Communicate Clearly and Get Your Ideas Heard 15

2 Make the Connection: Network Strategically to Advance Your Career 42

3 Sell Your Strengths: Distinguish Yourself through Self-Promotion 72

4 Learn the Rules, Play the Game: Navigate the Politics of Your Corporate Culture 91

5 Make the Most of a Mentor: Maximize Your Mentoring Relationships 109

6 Maintain Your Balance: Take Control of Your Work and Life 129

7 Present Yourself with impact and Presence: Influence Others with an Enhanced Appearance and Manner 147

8 Keep Your Career on Track: Set Goals and Manage Your Success 168

9 Special for Women of African Descent: Leveling the Playing Field 192

Afterword: The Future: A Third Face of Leadership 209

Appendix: A Man's Perspective: Men Must Be Part of the Solution, Not the Problem 213

Further Reading 217

References 223

About the Authors 225

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