First and Only : A Black Woman's Guide to Thriving at Work and in Life. (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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First and Only : A Black Woman's Guide to Thriving at Work and in Life.

Author: Jennifer R Farmer; Nina Turner
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Broadleaf Books, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A map for finding on-the-job success, challenging systemic racism, and seeking inner healing through the power of faith, First and Only is a guidebook for every Black woman who has had to work twice as hard to be perceived as half as skilled. Trainer and activist Jennifer R. Farmer skillfully blends helpful tips with stories from psychologists, activists, and organizational experts, equipping Black women to lead  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farmer, Jennifer R.
First and Only
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Broadleaf Books,c2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer R Farmer; Nina Turner
ISBN: 1506466850 9781506466859
OCLC Number: 1232278764
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (198 p.)
Contents: Front Cover --
Praise for First and Only --
First and Only --
Title Page --
Contents --
Foreword --
Part 1: What Black Women Face --
I See You --
Why Center Black Women? --
Hostile Work Environments and the Choices Before Us --
Part 2: Myths to Resist --
You're Good at It ,So You Should Do It --
Anger Is Harmful --
We Can Be Everything to Everyone --
We Must Ask Permission --
Part 3: Truths to Embrace --
We Are Always Choosing --
Fear Keeps Us Stuck --
We Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made --
Courage Sets Us Free --
Part 4: Strategies for Healing --
Get to Know Your Inner Child Learn What's in Your House --
Embrace Vulnerability --
Keep Work in the Proper Perspective --
Allow Others to Make Their Own Choices --
Choose Empathy over Performance --
Communicate with Care --
Part 5: Paths to Liberation --
Understand Which Force You Are Fighting --
Resist the Good-Bad Binary --
Keep Asking for What You Need-Despite Resistance --
Close the Feedback Gap --
Listen in Color --
Start Again --
Remember Who You Are --
Acknowledgments --
Back Cover

Abstract:

A map for finding on-the-job success, challenging systemic racism, and seeking inner healing through the power of faith, First and Only is a guidebook for every Black woman who has had to work twice as hard to be perceived as half as skilled. Trainer and activist Jennifer R. Farmer skillfully blends helpful tips with stories from psychologists, activists, and organizational experts, equipping Black women to lead others and heal past wounds.

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