Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

by Joann S. Lublin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062407474
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 665,683
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Joann S. Lublin was management news editor for The Wall Street Journal, working with reporters in the U.S. and abroad, until she retired in April 2018.  She continues to frequently appear at conferences to discuss leadership, executive pay and corporate governance. She created The Journal’s first career advice column in 1993. She shared its Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for stories about corporate scandals. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with honors from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in communications from Stanford University. She lives in Ridgewood, N.J.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Working Women Have Come a Long Way 13

2 Doors Open with a Strong Push 24

3 Getting Picked: Bloom Where You Are Planted 43

4 Sexual Harassment Never Vanished 60

5 The Pain of the Pay Pinch 79

6 Getting Ahead Sooner 99

7 Getting Ahead Later 116

8 Manager Moms Are Not Acrobats 133

9 Career Couple Conundrums 158

10 Male Mentors Mean Business 173

11 Managing Men Well 191

12 Spotlight on Executive Presence 208

13 Beating Board Bias 225

14 Will the Glass Ceiling Ever Shatter? 243

15 Male Champions of Women 258

Acknowledgments 271

Interviewed Executive Women 273

Notes 277

Selected Bibliography 283

Index 285

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