Seven Secrets of Successful Women: Success Strategies of the Women Who Have Made It - And How You…

Paperback | April 13, 1999

byDonna Brooks, Lynn Brooks

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Over a four-year period, the authors profiled hundreds of professional women, both household names and others less well known but no less successful, to discover the key ingredients of their rise to the top. In this eye-opening book, the Brookses spell out the skills these women share - and provide specific action steps any woman can take to apply them to her own life and career. This book is not written just for superstars, but for every woman who wants a satisfying career, balance in her life, recognition and reward for her contributions, and some assurance that she can survive in today's unsettled corporate or professional environment. It's a guide for aspiring women at any level - from entry level right on up to CEO.

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The challenges and obstacles women face in the workforce today are in constant need of reassessment. Shifts in cultural attitudes are essential, but even more imperative are the tools and strategies women bring to their individual situations in order to feel confident and achieve success. With this book, consultants Donna Brooks and Ly...

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Over a four-year period, the authors profiled hundreds of professional women, both household names and others less well known but no less successful, to discover the key ingredients of their rise to the top. In this eye-opening book, the Brookses spell out the skills these women share - and provide specific action steps any woman can t...

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Wouldn't you like to know what secrets successful women share?"...it's definitely not too late for any of us to learn now what we need to do."­­Dr. Donna BrooksFor years, professional and business women have been hindered by traditional role models, stereotyped views, and even their own family's attitudes. Despite these barriers, hundr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 8.8 × 5.9 × 0.87 inPublished:April 13, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0071342648

ISBN - 13:9780071342643

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The Seven Secrets.

Success Secret One.

Successful People Realize the Importance of a Mentor/Advocate/Cheerleader/Coach.

Success Secret Two.

Succesful People Know How to Increase Their Visibility.

Success Secret Three.

Successful People Know How to Develop an Effective Network.

Success Secret Four.

Successful People Have Learned to Communicate Effectively.

Success Secret Five.

Successful People Know How to Balance Work and Home.

Success Secret Six.

Successful People Know When to Take Smart Risks.

Success Secret Seven.

Successful People Understand the Politics of the Organization.

Part II: Putting the Secrets to Work.

Men and Women at Work. Success Strategies When You're Downsized.

International Influences.

Women and Technology.

Looking to the Future.

From Our Editors

The challenges and obstacles women face in the workforce today are in constant need of reassessment. Shifts in cultural attitudes are essential, but even more imperative are the tools and strategies women bring to their individual situations in order to feel confident and achieve success. With this book, consultants Donna Brooks and Lynn Brooks offer women a wide range of techniques for getting ahead, including balancing work and home lives, dealing with the typically male performance model, and getting recognition and stature without being cuttingly competitive. Seven Secrets of Successful Women covers all the practical and emotional bases of how women approach - and excel in - careers today.