Work It: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In Business by Carrie KerpenWork It: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In Business by Carrie Kerpen

Work It: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In Business

byCarrie Kerpen

Paperback | January 9, 2018

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An empowering career guide featuring bold advice from 50 high-profile
women on how to succeed in work, leadership and life

You don't have to be a #Girlboss or "lean in" to have a dream career and live a life you love.

In Work It, CEO of Likeable Media and popular podcast host Carrie Kerpen shares lessons from her career and an "advisory board" of powerful women in a wide range of industries to help women everywhere make their aspirations a reality. Packed with actionable tips and stories from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Aliza Licht, and Reshma Saujani, this inspiring book reveals their counterintuitive secrets for success, including:

   • Why women should ditch the 5-year plan to build a successful career
   • How and when to use work "superpowers" vs. "pay-to-play" skills
   • Why women must stop criticizing each other and start leveraging their collective power

With advice on everything from mastering social media to navigating office politics and the seemingly impossible work/life balance, Work It arms every woman with the courage and skills to achieve success and happiness on her terms.
CARRIE KERPEN is the host of the hit podcast, "All the Social Ladies" and CEO and co-founder of Likeable Media, the first global content-as-a-provider company, with major clients such as Century 21, StubHub, and AirBNB. Under her leadership, Likeable Media has been named Crain's 6th "Best Place To Work in NYC", a Top 50 Ad Agency by Pi...
Title:Work It: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 9, 2018Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143131818

ISBN - 13:9780143131816


Editorial Reviews

"This is a must read manifesto for women in the workplace."--Reshma Saujani, New York Times Bestselling Author and Founder, Girls Who Code"[Work It] will resonate with those currently struggling to achieve their goals in the business world and will encourage them to keep going."--Publishers Weekly“What I like so much about [Work It] is its deliberate accessibility. Work It will speak to those of you who aren't feeling the #Girlboss or "lean in" or "badass" bause personas that so many books tout currently. Still, the ‘secrets’ that make up the book still originate from some of the most successful or powerful women in business, including Kerpen herself.”--800 CEO Read, "Fall Favorites by and for Feminists""We each must navigate our own journey in life, but Work It provides us with a reliable compass...the acquired wisdom and inspiration that can only come from women who have led the way."--Meredith Vieira, journalist and talk show host "Work It is the go-to guide for using your strengths to get the right job at the right time, building the career you were born to have."--Sallie Krawchek, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest“...great, practical advice about how to succeed in business and in life, told through the stories of many impressive women.”--Lauren Hobart, President, DICK’S Sporting Goods  "Carrie Kerpen teaches readers how to navigate their professional challenges by expertly guiding them through a personalized, step by step strategy. As a female CEO and mother, Carrie has worked it all herself and she generously imparts her entrepreneurial wisdom in a clever and interactive way through exercises that anyone can do and benefit from instantly."--Aliza Licht, author of Leave Your Mark and fashion communications executive"An empowering career guide featuring bold advice from 50 high-profile women on how to succeed in work, leadership and life."--Barbara Corcoran, founder of Corcoran Real Estate and "shark" on ABC's emmy award winning "Shark Tank""Work It is a must-read for any woman, whatever she's doing and whatever her ambition. Carrie Kerpen combines fascinating, frank stories from women who've faced all sorts of challenges and overcome them, with her own searingly honest account of the ups and downs, missteps and landings that got her to her own success. This is the female equivalent of Ben Horowitz's The Hard Thing About Hard Things--Carrie and her riveting interviewees tell it like it really is, to arm you with hard-headed advice to achieve your own dreams."--Cindy Gallop, founder, MakeLoveNotPorn  “Work It is THE likeable guide to business and personal success for women at any stage of their careers.”--Gail Galuppo, CMO, Aflac"Work It shows us all that there's not a one-size-fits-all answer for how women succeed in life--you've got to work with what you've got."--Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Zuckerberg Media"Keep Work It in your bag and pull it out anytime you need a nugget of inspiration from any one of these amazing women! This is a great and essential read."--Betty Liu, founder of Radiate & anchor at Bloomberg TV"This is like having fifty brilliant women in your corner, guiding you along your path to success."​--Telisa Yancy, CMO, Ebony Power 100, AdAge Woman to Watch—future CEO