Mustang Sallies

Mustang Sallies

by Fawn Germer
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Mustang Sallies by Fawn Germer

Oprah found Fawn Germer's work "very inspiring" and you will too -- especially if you ever feel banged-up and worn-out by being a strong woman leader in a difficult work environment. You aren't a misfit. You are a mustang.

Mustangs are wild, tough and agile. Mustang Sallies are too, says one-time Washington Post correspondent Germer (Hard Won Wisdom). They don’t go along to get along at work, and that can bring troubles. Germer’s advice, based on her own experience and her interviews with women as diverse as Hillary Rodham Clinton, Martina Navratilova and Susan Sarandon, is: Don’t mute yourself, be bold, "take your power and use it for yourself." Germer intersperses short chapters quoting directly from notable women she has interviewed with thematically organized chapters ("I Am What I Am"; "Choose Your Battles"; "Verbal Combat") exploring various aspects of how to thrive as an independent-minded, outspoken, self-assured woman. Germer’s advice is specific and illuminating: for instance, "verbal sparring is normal" in the business world, she notes, with clear advice on how to engage in battle. If you’ve ever felt judged and isolated at work for being who you are, Germer’s book offers support, encouragement and strategies for coming through with your self and your goals intact.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013015050
Publisher: Newhouse Books
Publication date: 08/19/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 613 KB

About the Author

Fawn Germer is the best-selling author of six books, including an Oprah pick. She is a global speaker on leadership and performance and has keynoted for many of the Fortune 100 companies and large associations. She is a four-time, Pulitzer-nominated journalist who was a staff writer for The Miami Herald and a correspondent for The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report.

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