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Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape

Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape

by Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell PhD, Linda Villarosa

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Overview

“Career GPS serves as the business coach you never had but always wanted.”
—Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead

 

Career GPS is a clear-eye, timely, and thought-provoking guide for any woman looking to advance up the corporate ladder and/or optimize her performance in any work environment, no matter what the state of the economy. Presented by Ella L.J. Edmondson Bell, Ph.D., founder and president of ASCENT—Leading Multicultural Women to the Top, and Linda Villarosa, award-winning former editor at Essence magazine and the New York Times, these “Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape” belongs on every working woman’s bookshelf.



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ISBN-13: 9780061714399
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell, Ph.D., is an associate professor of business administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University. Coauthor of the groundbreaking Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity, she has written for Essence magazine and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, Working Mother, and other publications.


Linda Villarosa, a former editor at Essence magazine and the New York Times, runs the journalism program at the City College of New York. She is the author of several books, including the bestseller Body & Soul: The Black Women's Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-being and the novel Passing for Black.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Discovering and Embracing All of Who You Are 1

Chapter 2 Choosing the Career Path That's Right for You 19

Chapter 3 The Twenty-First-Century Job Search 41

Chapter 4 Hit the Ground Running: Your First Ninety Days on the Job 63

Chapter 5 Relationships: Cultivating Meaningful Connections 85

Chapter 6 Job Performance: It's Not the Only Thing, but It Is the Main Thing 113

Chapter 7 Moving on Up: Landing Assignments and Assessing Opportunities 131

Chapter 8 Going Global: Preparing for Success in International Assignments 153

Chapter 9 Effective Leadership in the New Corporate World 169

Chapter 10 Invisible Acts: Work, Life, and Health 187

Afterword: Memorandum to the Executive Team 219

In Gratitude 225

Index 229

What People are Saying About This

Carla Harris

“Dr. Ella Bell and Linda Villarosa offer valuable advice about how to successfully compete on a global playing field, cultivate leadership, and manage your whole self. This book is a great add to any woman’s professional tool chest.”

Luke Visconti

“Dr. Bell simultaneously lifts the spirit and gives down-to-earth advice, exercises and examples for mastering corporate life without abandoning who you really are.”

Lois P. Frankel

“Career GPS serves as the business coach you never had but always wanted. From getting the job you want to getting noticed for the job you’ve done, you’ll find tangible tips for winning in the new world of work.”

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

“If you are a woman who wants to get to the top of the house, you must read this book. Career GPS provides a vital road map for how women can navigate their way to the C-suite in a rapidly changing workforce.”

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