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Who says it's a man's world : the girls' guide to corporate domination

Author: Emily Bennington
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, ©2013.
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Women are primed to level the corporate playing field. What does this mean for you? Absolutely nothing, if you don't know how to earn the respect and credibility it takes to see real traction in your career. In this book you'll find specific actions and answers you need to enter the executive suite, including: measurable steps you can take to enhance your reputation in five key areas: self-awareness, social skills,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Bennington
ISBN: 9780814431870 0814431879
OCLC Number: 794037013
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 222 p. : ill., ; 24cm.
Contents: CONTENTS Foreword by Ann Rhoades, Founding Executive of JetBlue Airways ... XIII Acknowledgments ... XV Introduction: Ding, Dong! The Bitch Is Dead ... 1 You Crafty Career Planner, You: How to Use This Book ... 6 PART ONE: CUT THE CRAP Section 1: Self-Awareness 1 Getting Rid of the "Hob" on Your Brain ... 11 The Three Biggest Career-Killing Hobs and How to Handle Them ... 13 Woman 2 Woman: Knowing Your Worth ... 17 2 If Busy Were the Indicator of Success, We'd All Be Billionaires ... 19 3 Reining in the Mommy Guilt ... 23 Sanity 101: Five Must-Have Tradeoffs for Working Moms ... 27 Woman 2 Woman: On Parenting vs. and Career... 29 4 Om the Job: How to Beat Stress and Anxiety... 33 Keeping in Mind @ Work ... 36 Action Plan: Self-Awareness Goals ... 41 Section 2: Social Skills 5 Indirect, Emotions, and Tears (Oh, My!) ... 44 Why Surveyed Women Preferred Male Bosses ... 46 Attention Crybabies! ... 53 6 Competition (Yeah, Let's Talk About It) ... 55 Why Do Comparisons Trip Us Up So Much?... 56 The Real C-Word ... 59 7 Seriously, Don't Bring Sexy Back ... 61 Woman 2 Woman: On Harassment ... 66 How to Handle: Tricky Social Situations @ Work ... 68 Action Plan: Social Skills Goals ... 76 PART TWO: CALL IN THE GOOD STUFF Section 3: Personal Effectiveness 8 Be More to Do More: Creating Your Virtues, Intentions, and Goals (VIG) List... 81 Virtues: Your Evergreen Self ... 83 Intentions: Your Present Self... 87 Goals: Your Future Self ... 89 So ...Now It's Your Turn ... 89 9 Building VIG-ilicious Habits... 93 VIG-ilicious Scorecard A ... 96 VIG-ilicious Scorecard B... 96 10 Six Ways to Earn Respect Under the Corporate Umbrella ... and Seven Ways to Screw It Up Royally ... 99 Small Business versus Large Organizations: Two Different Cultures, Two Different Games ... 100 Woman 2 Woman: Owning Your Career... 108 11 A Note to New Grads ... 110 Must-Have Skill #1: Communication... 112 Must-Have Skill #2: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving ... 113 Woman 2 Woman: Get the Job Before You Get the Job ... 114 How to Handle: Tricky Service Situations @ Work... 116 Action Plan: Personal Effectiveness Goals... 129 Section 4: Team Development 12 Women Were Raised to Be Nice. So What? ... 134 13 The Cure for Fake Harmony: 100 Coaching Questions for Team Leaders ... 138 14 Solve the Freakin Problem! (Plus: Two Really Simple Anger Management Techniques) ... 149 When The Sh*t Hits the Fan-H.E.A.L... 151 Woman 2 Woman: Managing Through Turbulent Times ... 158 How to Handle: Tricky Team Situations @ Work... 161 Action Plan: Team Development Goals... 168 PART THREE: ALIGN WITH WHAT WORKS Section 5: Leadership 15 Having Authority Is Like Having a Gun in Your Closet: There If You Need It, but Hopefully You Won't Have to Pull the Trigger ... 173 Leading from Where You Are ... 175 Meeting Other People Where They Are ... 177 No Like-y? No Problem... 179 Influence Right Now... 180 Woman 2 Woman: Finding Your Voice ... 182 16 That's Great and All, but Nobody Knows Who You Are... 184 What's Your Worth?... 186 The Difference Between Mentors and Sponsors ... 188 Woman 2 Woman: On Networking... 189 How to Handle: Tricky Leadership Situations @ Work ... 192 Action Plan: Leadership Goals ... 197 Section 6: Toolbox Tool 1: Career Plan Template... 200 Tool 2: Six-Month Check-In Template ... 203 Tool 3: Personal Career Assessment ... 205 Tool 4: Leadership Readiness Assessment ... 208 Tool 5: 20 Things Every Career Woman Must Know ... 211 Epilogue: The Glass Ceiling Is Only There If You Think It Is ... 213 Index ... 217
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Packed with insights from the women who have climbed the corporate ladder, this book helps women navigate the rocky path from cubicle to executive suite. It offers "Success Profile" along with the  Read more...

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..".provides a real hands on workbook for women to take charge of their own careers to increase the likelihood of reaching a C-level position" "--Blog Business World"

 
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