Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office: 101 unconscious mistakes women make...
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This is important because it shows how she can view situations objectively-which adds to her credibility. Frankel couches all these suggestions in terms of accepting and working with social expectations of women, saying that women are mistrusted if their appearance doesn't align with social expectations because it creates cognitive dissonance. This book is probably most relevant to women 45+ who are middle-management or above, who are already in traditional corporate environments and at a certain level of income. I don't have an example off the top of my head, but there were many times where I thought, "Didn't she say previously not to do this? Naar mijn bescheiden mening hebben zeer weinig werkende vrouwen überhaupt iets aan dit boek, maar al zéker niet als ze geen sales managers binnen een groot Amerikaans bedrijf zijn.
At Books2Door, we believe that reading is a fundamental skill that every child should have to help improve their vocabulary, grammar, and critical thinking skills. In my experience, it's rare to come across a white woman who can see and relate to our added challenges. This is too valuable of a resource to not own and be able to refer back to until these life changing tips become healthy habits. I know that I need to speak up more, and a good way of doing this is to practice speaking up in meetings (or class) at least once per session.
This is the first book I read from the bibliography of Anne Kreamer's It's Always Personal: Navigating Emotion in the New Workplace, and I found it much more skills-based and practical. They’ve been taught at a young age that they will only succeed in life if they are well-liked by others so they are praised and rewarded for being polite; meanwhile, they are punished for being too aggressive. Pregnancy and very much women-related topics: I actually liked her approach on topics like how to handle announcing your pregnancy, I didn't think about it before and I am not sure if there is much help out there for expecting moms (and dads). It would be nice if someday, we, as a society, ever get to a time when men aren't advantaged in business by their sex and women didn't have to make themselves over just to get ahead. If a personal situation is affecting job performance, don't explain, but say, "I'm going through a rough time right now but my job is important to me.
In fact, in their first year out of college, female graduates earn 8 percent less than male graduates. In other words, when someone doesn’t have a sponsor, they are less likely to get a highly-influential position.I liked her advice on it: "A personal brand is a promise of performance that creates expectations in its audience.
Her insistence that being a whistle blower or holding management to its policies (or legal obligations) won't get you anywhere. And this is probably why I stand to learn a LOT from Frankel, even while screaming and kicking my heels. How to stop being a nice girl so we are able to climb the ladder in the organizations and even get the corner office?I get it, there are dress codes and certain etiquette guides to follow (believe me, I am a professional event manager). Qualifiers are comments like, “Maybe itwould be better if…” Their sole purpose is to simply soften and weaken the message. For me, the parts about "dressing the part" were the easiest--it was the more physical ways of holding yourself that I learned I needed to work on. Lois Frankel, an internationally recognized corporate coach and author, reveals the 101 self-sabotaging behaviors women learn as girls - behaviors and habits that are now holding them back in the workplace.