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Economist and award-winning author Sylvia Ann Hewlett blends vivid stories with powerful new data in assessing the impact of the #MeToo movement in corporate America and provides concrete action to help executives and companies create more inclusive and safe work environments for women, people of color, and LGBTQ employees. While ...
#MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward
Economist and award-winning author Sylvia Ann Hewlett blends vivid stories with powerful new data in assessing the impact of the #MeToo movement in corporate America and provides concrete action to help executives and companies create more inclusive and safe work environments for women, people of color, and LGBTQ employees. While the #MeToo movement has exposed the enormous harm done by sexual misconduct in the workplace, the movement's full promise has not been fulfilled, Sylvia Ann Hewlett argues. Showcasing new data on the incidence of sexual harassment and assault at work, she reveals how the movement has focused almost exclusively on white women and failed to support other vulnerable groups who are also targets of abuse. Black men, gay men and women, and Latinas experience particularly high rates of sexual harassment and assault. In addition to exploring the movement's limitations, Hewlett examines the collateral damage inflicted by #MeToo. She looks at hits to the bottom line (lawsuits and settlements, tarnished brands, and stock devaluations) and hits to the talent pipeline. In particular she shows how male leaders, fearful of gossip and legal action, are increasingly skittish about sponsoring young women, no matter how high performing they are. This makes it much more likely that women will stall out mid-career and will deprive companies of diversity in the C-Suite and gender smarts around decision-making tables. Digging deep into examples that range from Fox News, Nike, and Google to CBS, Michigan State University, and the Catholic Church, Hewlett lays bare the financial losses associated with sexual misconduct scandals. No wonder corporate chief risk officers newly have #MeToo in their line of sight! A third of this book is devoted to solutions and Hewlett offers a three-pronged strategy, combining legal remedies with individual and corporate action steps that can be used to protect employees and businesses they work for. Drawing from companies as different as IBM and IPG she discusses experiments at the edge as well as more evolved initiatives that can help any corporation create a more equitable and safer environment.
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31.490000 USD

#MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward

by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
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Why women should become entrepreneurs. . . and how we make it work! When Venture Capitalist Claudia Reuter started her first business, she was a stay-at-home mother, and faced challenges most men don't face. She overcame the doubts that plague every entrepreneur, and grew a business that accommodated her lifestyle, ...
Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build The Life They Want
Why women should become entrepreneurs. . . and how we make it work! When Venture Capitalist Claudia Reuter started her first business, she was a stay-at-home mother, and faced challenges most men don't face. She overcame the doubts that plague every entrepreneur, and grew a business that accommodated her lifestyle, (and her employees) while aggressively growing her business. Eventually she sold to a multi-billion-dollar organization. Yes, You Can Do This! explains what every woman entrepreneur needs to know about the special challenges and opportunities women face when starting their own company--from finding the courage to launch, to the ins and outs of balancing leadership and lifestyle, to getting funding when most funders are men, to getting support from other women founders, and more. Her book will help you: Realize you don't have to be perfect--you already have what it takes to start a successful business Learn to think like an entrepreneur and see barriers as opportunities Create a business that supports the lifestyle and family obligations you value--and does the same for all your employees Beat the odds to raise capital Create realistic financial projections and use checklists for the different phases of entrepreneurship This is the definitive guide to entrepreneurship for anyone who doesn't fit the mold of what a typical CEO is.
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26.250000 USD

Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build The Life They Want

by Claudia Reuter
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In Success from the Inside Out, corporate executive and leadership speaker Nona Jones takes you on a personal journey to discovering the difference between success that empties, and success that fills. Many of us aspire to achieve position, wealth, and notability in the hopes that those things will erase the ...
Success from the Inside Out: Power to Rise from the Past to a Fulfilling Future
In Success from the Inside Out, corporate executive and leadership speaker Nona Jones takes you on a personal journey to discovering the difference between success that empties, and success that fills. Many of us aspire to achieve position, wealth, and notability in the hopes that those things will erase the pain of the past. But for those like Nona Jones who have experienced trauma, success requires more than a changed mindset--it requires repairing a broken spirit. Nona was appointed to an executive role with a Fortune 100 company at only 23 years old. Since then, she has led award-winning initiatives in public affairs, brokered multi-million dollar business deals, addressed the United Nations, and championed juvenile justice and education policy reform in the halls of Congress--all under the age of 35. Then in one of the largest wake-up moments of her life, Nona realized that her past battles were waging a present war. Though she tried to push away the memories, her childhood trauma continued to affect her emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and physically--until she made a pivotal decision. Success from the Inside Out charts the course of Nona's breakthrough--a course that can also lead you out of the storms of your past or present. Through her own remarkable story and insights, Nona helps you: Claim victory at the place where the defeat happened Recognize ways you use work to cover up inward brokenness Still the voices in your head that say you aren't good enough Choose not just empty success but fulfilling success Map your mile-markers toward your biggest goals Push through from brokenness to breakthrough As Nona writes, I've discovered that the only thing stronger than the power trauma has to change you is the power you reclaim when you acknowledge its effect on you. Success from the Inside Out is an empowering guide to finding healing from the past so you can move with freedom and hope into the future.
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24.140000 USD

Success from the Inside Out: Power to Rise from the Past to a Fulfilling Future

by Nona Jones
Hardback
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Straight talk and tough love on power, beauty, and the art of the sale Called the Queen of Beauty and the most influential lone woman to impact the beauty industry since Estee Lauder by the New York Times, Leslie Blodgett's story is anything but ordinary. As the CEO of the ...
Pretty Good Advice: For People Who Dream Big and Work Harder
Straight talk and tough love on power, beauty, and the art of the sale Called the Queen of Beauty and the most influential lone woman to impact the beauty industry since Estee Lauder by the New York Times, Leslie Blodgett's story is anything but ordinary. As the CEO of the struggling Bare Escentuals, Blodgett shifted the company's focus and launched bareMinerals. In a move that would revolutionize the beauty industry, she went on QVC and sold $45,000 worth of makeup in the first six minutes. Before long, she was selling $1.4 million an hour. In 2006 Blodgett took the company public in one of the largest cosmetic IPOs of the decade, and in 2010 the company was acquired by Shiseido for $1.8 billion. Pretty Good Advice provides beauty secrets, business tips, life lessons, and lots of personal stories. Some ideas are common sense. Some are pretty unconventional. Most importantly, everything in this book is honest, all tried (and sometimes failed) by Blodgett. Fun, frank, and filled with actionable advice, Pretty Good Advice is a glimpse into the unlikely story of a successful beauty executive who approached her work and life a little bit differently.
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20.990000 USD

Pretty Good Advice: For People Who Dream Big and Work Harder

by Leslie Blodgett
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Female Firebrands tells the stories of thirteen successful professional women, the challenges they've faced and how they overcame them. The author's definition of success has not only to do with their careers, but the fact that these women are also mission driven and doing good in the world. Challenges they ...
Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace
Female Firebrands tells the stories of thirteen successful professional women, the challenges they've faced and how they overcame them. The author's definition of success has not only to do with their careers, but the fact that these women are also mission driven and doing good in the world. Challenges they faced range from not being taken seriously to being talked over, passed over, underpaid, and underappreciated. They share common obstacles and how they worked through and overcame them. They are whole people, and their stories are about work, family, balance, confidence, and what's motivated them along the way. They care about girls, women, and our future, and have made it by striving for their personal best vs. stepping on others on their way up. This book tackles serious issues in an honest and constructive way with a focus on solutions. Mid-career professional women will read this book and know they're not alone. Women who are earlier in their careers can save years of heartache and frustration by learning what's worked for women who came before them. When we compare the experiences of the firebrands to the Next Gen women, it is clear that young women are now more informed and empowered than earlier generations. They are quicker to recognize when they're being treated unfairly, and they are more willing to vote with their feet.
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26.200000 USD

Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace

by Mikaela Kiner
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be ...
Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be seriously injured, where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valued. If any of this sounds familiar, chances are that you're a woman. Invisible Women shows us how, in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population. It exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against women, and that has created a pervasive but invisible bias with a profound effect on women's lives. From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, urban planning and the media, Invisible Women reveals the biased data that excludes women. Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten, and the impact this has on their health and well-being. In making the case for change, this powerful and provocative book will make you see the world anew. 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran
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15.74 USD

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

by Caroline Criado-Perez
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YOUR EPIC LIFE STARTS HERE. In every woman lives a Queen who is confident, poised and clear on her calling. She is bold and unapologetic. Drawing from her spiritual connection and feminine nature, she accesses the power to manifest her desires and fulfill her purpose. The era of invisible women ...
The Audacity to Be Queen: The Unapologetic Art of Dreaming Big and Manifesting Your Most Fabulous Life
YOUR EPIC LIFE STARTS HERE. In every woman lives a Queen who is confident, poised and clear on her calling. She is bold and unapologetic. Drawing from her spiritual connection and feminine nature, she accesses the power to manifest her desires and fulfill her purpose. The era of invisible women is over. Your time to be Queen has arrived. In The Audacity to be Queen, women's empowerment and success coach Gina DeVee invites modern day women to embrace the endless possibilities that are rightfully ours. Permission granted to take ourselves off the back-burner financially, romantically, physically, and socially--and step into our greatness. The days of dismissing ourselves and our desires end here. No longer must we pretend to be anything other than brilliant, capable and fabulous. The world needs women like us to own our power, raise our standards and contribute our talents like never before. When a woman chooses to be a Queen everyone benefits. With spectacular flair, beautiful pearls of wisdom, life-changing stories of unexpected triumph, The Audacity to Be Queen takes you on a journey to empower the Queen within. Gina DeVee shares the steps, exercises, meditations, prayers, and journal prompts to release all forms of self-doubt and self-sabotage so you can discover the best version of you. Only from the position of Queen can you fulfill your calling, and in this pivotal moment, time is of the essence. The age of Queen is now.
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28.350000 USD

The Audacity to Be Queen: The Unapologetic Art of Dreaming Big and Manifesting Your Most Fabulous Life

by Gina Devee
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A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women-those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder-exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish. As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted mother, Jenara Nerenberg was shocked to ...
Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women-those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder-exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish. As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted mother, Jenara Nerenberg was shocked to discover that her symptoms --only ever labeled as anxiety-- were considered autistic and ADHD. Being a journalist, she dove into the research and uncovered neurodiversity-a framework that moves away from pathologizing abnormal versus normal brains and instead recognizes the vast diversity of our mental makeups. When it comes to women, sensory processing differences are often overlooked, masked, or mistaken for something else entirely. Between a flawed system that focuses on diagnosing younger, male populations, and the fact that girls are conditioned from a young age to blend in and conform to gender expectations, women often don't learn about their neurological differences until they are adults, if at all. As a result, potentially millions live with undiagnosed or misdiagnosed neurodivergences, and the misidentification leads to depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and shame. Meanwhile, we all miss out on the gifts their neurodivergent minds have to offer. Divergent Mind is a long-overdue, much-needed answer for women who have a deep sense that they are different. Sharing real stories from women with high sensitivity, ADHD, autism, misophonia, dyslexia, SPD and more, Nerenberg explores how these brain variances present differently in women and dispels widely-held misconceptions (for example, it's not that autistic people lack sensitivity and empathy, they have an overwhelming excess of it). Nerenberg also offers us a path forward, describing practical changes in how we communicate, how we design our surroundings, and how we can better support divergent minds. When we allow our wide variety of brain makeups to flourish, we create a better tomorrow for us all.
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30.440000 USD

Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You

by Jenara Nerenberg
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With over 11 million female-owned businesses in the US today, more women than ever are taking the reins to create their own success. Maybe you feel the pull to start a business but deep down you're afraid that you don't have what it takes. Maybe you have a great idea ...
Thinking Like a Boss: Uncover and Overcome the Lies Holding You Back from Success
With over 11 million female-owned businesses in the US today, more women than ever are taking the reins to create their own success. Maybe you feel the pull to start a business but deep down you're afraid that you don't have what it takes. Maybe you have a great idea but wonder if you're actually qualified to make it happen. Or maybe you want to expand your business, but you're worried about how it will affect your family. If that's you, it's time to start thinking like a boss. In this practical and encouraging book, Kate Crocco exposes the 12 limiting beliefs that are holding you back from your true potential, such as - I should have it all together and I don't - I'm not ready or qualified to start - I don't have enough time - It's already been done before - and more With plenty of inspiring true stories and actionable steps you can take--starting now--Thinking Like a Boss will help you turn your limiting beliefs into limitless opportunity.
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24.140000 USD

Thinking Like a Boss: Uncover and Overcome the Lies Holding You Back from Success

by Kate Crocco
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Encourages readers to become open to new perspectives and beliefs Builds skills related to self-direction and self-awareness Fosters themes of creativity, innovation, and inspiration Fosters themes of faith and prayer Helps readers take their businesses to the next step Helps readers identify what obstacles are slowing down their business Fosters ...
Secrets of the Zen Business Warrior: 7 Steps to Grow Your Business, Feel Excited, and Stay Motivated, AGAIN
Encourages readers to become open to new perspectives and beliefs Builds skills related to self-direction and self-awareness Fosters themes of creativity, innovation, and inspiration Fosters themes of faith and prayer Helps readers take their businesses to the next step Helps readers identify what obstacles are slowing down their business Fosters entrepreneurial themes
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17.800000 USD

Secrets of the Zen Business Warrior: 7 Steps to Grow Your Business, Feel Excited, and Stay Motivated, AGAIN

by Lina Betancur
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Passion Purpose Profit helps leaders follow their calling without missing their child's soccer games. Leaders can see the knowledge, curiosity, and imagination that goes into successfully coaching executives. They can navigate the executive boardroom and coach with confidence. But how does a leader inspire joy while also being fully present ...
Passion, Purpose, Profit: 9 Keys to Building an Authentic Executive Coaching Business
Passion Purpose Profit helps leaders follow their calling without missing their child's soccer games. Leaders can see the knowledge, curiosity, and imagination that goes into successfully coaching executives. They can navigate the executive boardroom and coach with confidence. But how does a leader inspire joy while also being fully present in their children's lives? How does a leader-and a mom-build confidence in her clients and family? In Passion Purpose Profit, Donna Karaba gives leaders the keys to transforming lives and helping others fulfill their potential by modeling an integrated life. She uses her time-tested business blueprint, The Authentic Leadership Business Model (TM), to teach the principles that allow leaders to grow relationships in the workplace and in the home. Leaders discover how to coach executives to self-actualization, manage client relationships, and create real value, among other things. Passion Purpose Profit is the roadmap for anyone who wants to bring in a high net income without sacrificing their family.
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18.850000 USD

Passion, Purpose, Profit: 9 Keys to Building an Authentic Executive Coaching Business

by Donna Karaba
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In recent years, a number of scholars trained in the area of economics have begun to pay attention to a fascinating and increasingly important question: Does the interrelationship between religion and enterprise shape entrepreneurial decision making? Though religious groups can provide additional means for the generation of social capital, especially ...
Understanding the Relationship Between Religion and Entrepreneurship
In recent years, a number of scholars trained in the area of economics have begun to pay attention to a fascinating and increasingly important question: Does the interrelationship between religion and enterprise shape entrepreneurial decision making? Though religious groups can provide additional means for the generation of social capital, especially where ethnicity is strongly associated with specific religious adherence, it has been largely absent in economic discussions. Understanding the Relationship Between Religion and Entrepreneurship is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of religious theology on entrepreneurial decision making. While highlighting topics including women in business, religious marketing, and consumer behavior, this book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, theologists, business managers, policymakers, researchers, industry professionals, academician, and students seeking current research on the economic impacts of religious beliefs and practices.
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246.750000 USD

Understanding the Relationship Between Religion and Entrepreneurship

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This third volume in the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series challenges us to think again about the implications of gender, embodiment and fluidity for organizing and managing. The themes of this book disrupt our understanding of dualisms between sex (men and women), gender (masculinity and femininity) ...
Gender, Embodiment and Fluidity in Organization and Management
This third volume in the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series challenges us to think again about the implications of gender, embodiment and fluidity for organizing and managing. The themes of this book disrupt our understanding of dualisms between sex (men and women), gender (masculinity and femininity) and mind / body, and in so doing analyze the ways in which dominant power relations constitute heteronormativity throughout organizational history, thereby reinforcing mainstream management research and teaching. By centring the work of women writers, this book gives recognition to their thinking and praxis; each writer making political inroads into changing the lived experiences of those who have suffered discrimination, exclusion and marginalization as they consider the ways in which organizational knowledge has tended to privilege rather than problematize masculinity, fixity, control, normativity, violence and discrimination. The themes and authors (Acker, de Beauvoir, Halberstam, Kosofsky Sedgwick, Kristeva, Yourcenar) covered in this book are important precisely because they are not generally encountered in mainstream writing on management and organization studies. They are significant to the study and analysis of organizations because they demonstrate how our understanding of managing and organizing can be transformed when other voices/bodies/genders write on what it is work, live, lead and relate to self and others. All the writers turn to the ways in which individuals matter organizationally, acknowledging that lived experiences are a source of political and ethical practice. Each Woman Writer is introduced and analyzed by experts in organization studies. Further reading and accessible resources are also identified for those interested in knowing more. This book will be relevant to students, researchers and practitioners with an interest in business and management, organizational studies, critical management studies, gender studies and sociology. Like all the books in this series, it will also be of interest to anyone who wants to see, think and act differently.
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83.68 USD

Gender, Embodiment and Fluidity in Organization and Management

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Feminism is once again on the political agenda. Across the world women are taking to the streets to protest unfair working conditions, abortion laws, and sexual violence. They are demanding decent wages, better schools and free childcare. But why do some feminists choose to fight for more women CEOs, while ...
Women and Work: Feminism, Labour, and Social Reproduction
Feminism is once again on the political agenda. Across the world women are taking to the streets to protest unfair working conditions, abortion laws, and sexual violence. They are demanding decent wages, better schools and free childcare. But why do some feminists choose to fight for more women CEOs, while others fight for a world without CEOs? To understand these divergent approaches, Susan Ferguson looks at the ideas that have inspired women to protest, exploring the ways in which feminists have placed work at the centre of their struggle for emancipation. Two distinct trajectories emerge: 'equality feminism' and 'social reproduction feminism'. Ferguson argues that socialists have too often embraced the 'liberal' tendencies of equality feminism, while neglecting the insights of social reproduction feminism. Engaging with feminist anti-work critiques, Ferguson proposes that women's emancipation depends upon a radical reimagining of all labour and advocates for a renewed social reproduction framework as a powerful basis for an inclusive feminist politics.
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26.200000 USD
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You are a focused professional: skilled, accomplished, driven. You understand your field and are good at what you do... or what you did, before you decided to take some time off. Maybe you decided to switch careers. Maybe you stayed at home with the kids. Whatever the reason, you were ...
Comeback Careers: Rethink, Refresh, Reinvent Your Success - At 40, 50, and Beyond
You are a focused professional: skilled, accomplished, driven. You understand your field and are good at what you do... or what you did, before you decided to take some time off. Maybe you decided to switch careers. Maybe you stayed at home with the kids. Whatever the reason, you were out of the corporate world and now it's time to jump back in. How do you reword your skills so they are applicable to a new industry? How do you explain that time gap in your resume? Comeback Careers is Mika Brzezinski's how-to guide for women returning to the workforce, with expert advice on everything from body language in interviews to activating your network to figuring out what you really want to do next. Featuring conversations with Meredith Viera, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Tina Brown and other successful professionals who took time off, then made the transition back to satisfying careers, Mika takes a look at how to change up your job to get back in the game - and win.
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29.400000 USD

Comeback Careers: Rethink, Refresh, Reinvent Your Success - At 40, 50, and Beyond

by Mika Brzezinski, Ginny Brzezinski
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When a woman decides to become an 'entrepreneur,' she starts her business with a sense of excitement, freedom, wealth, happiness, prestige; however, these feelings can soon turn to fears over debt, difficulties, unpaid invoices, stress, and uncertainty. Being an entrepreneur means taking risks, making decisions, adapting management styles in line ...
Women, Sustainable Entrepreneurship and the Economy: A Global Perspective
When a woman decides to become an 'entrepreneur,' she starts her business with a sense of excitement, freedom, wealth, happiness, prestige; however, these feelings can soon turn to fears over debt, difficulties, unpaid invoices, stress, and uncertainty. Being an entrepreneur means taking risks, making decisions, adapting management styles in line with developmental needs, clashing with rivals, being more agile than competitors, negotiating risky scenarios, following business trends, capturing new opportunities before, and being better than the competition. If a woman wants to be successful as an entrepreneur, she needs to have a business education, undergo continued professional development, and have patience and emotional intelligence. Supporting women in their entrepreneurial activities has been shown to positively affect the economy, which is why governments pay special attention to opening new funding opportunities and training programs for women who want to start or develop a business. Female entrepreneurship has individual characteristics because of those aspects of the business which are affected by cultural, technological, legislative, social, and historical developments. This book discusses the relationship between female entrepreneurship and the economy, and academic authors from developing countries such as Brazil, Turkey, Albania, Kosovo, Portugal, and Malaysia analyze the developments encompassing women and entrepreneurship in their respective countries. The authors discuss the regulatory frameworks of each country to show how these either help or hinder female entrepreneurship, and consequently, the place of women in the economy. Women and entrepreneurship is an emerging theme, and this book is a must-read for researchers from both developing and developed countries.
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147.000000 USD
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An urgent call to reform capitalism so that it stops failing women. Although the #MeToo movement has been hugely important, empowerment of the mind will not achieve full power for women while there remains economic inequality. Leading economist Vicky Pryce urgently calls for feminists to focus attention on this pressing ...
Women vs Capitalism: Why We Can't Have It All in a Free Market Economy
An urgent call to reform capitalism so that it stops failing women. Although the #MeToo movement has been hugely important, empowerment of the mind will not achieve full power for women while there remains economic inequality. Leading economist Vicky Pryce urgently calls for feminists to focus attention on this pressing issue: the pay gap, the glass ceiling, and the obstacles to women working at all. She shows that gender equality is good for business and economies, but the free market is wired to perpetuate inequality; only government intervention can empower women, with proper support and reward for their work. From the gendered threat of robot labour to the lack of women in economics itself, Women vs Capitalism is a bold and timely look at an uncomfortable truth: we will not achieve equality for women without radical changes to contemporary capitalism.
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26.200000 USD

Women vs Capitalism: Why We Can't Have It All in a Free Market Economy

by Vicky Pryce
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Be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Whatever that means? Women are stuck in an impossible bind. At work, strong women are criticized for being cold, and warm women are seen as pushovers. An award-winning journalist examines this fundamental paradox and empowers ...
The Likeability Trap: How to Break Free and Succeed as You Are
Be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Whatever that means? Women are stuck in an impossible bind. At work, strong women are criticized for being cold, and warm women are seen as pushovers. An award-winning journalist examines this fundamental paradox and empowers readers to let go of old rules and reimagine leadership rather than reinventing themselves. Consider that even competent women must appear likeable to successfully negotiate a salary, ask for a promotion, or take credit for a job well done-and that studies show these actions usually make them less likeable. And this minefield is doubly loaded when likeability intersects with race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and parental status. Relying on extensive research and interviews, and carefully examined personal experience, The Likeability Trap delivers an essential examination of the pressure put on women to be amiable at work, home, and in the public sphere, and explores the price women pay for internalizing those demands. Rather than advising readers to make themselves likeable, Menendez empowers them to examine how they perceive themselves and others and explores how the concept of likeability is riddled with cultural biases. Our demands for likeability, she argues, hinder everyone's progress and power. Inspiring, thoughtful and often funny, The Likeability Trap proposes surprising, practical solutions for confronting the cultural patterns holding us back, encourages us to value unique talents and styles instead of muting them, and to remember that while likeability is part of the game, it will not break you.
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30.440000 USD

The Likeability Trap: How to Break Free and Succeed as You Are

by Alicia Menendez
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This inspiring collection makes a strong case for how women can design their work lives to meet both personal and professional needs. -Publishers Weekly, starred review Womentality: Thirteen Empowering Stories by Everyday Women Who Said Goodbye to the Workplace and Hello to Their Lives is a collection of powerful, personal ...
Womentality: Thirteen Empowering Stories by Everyday Women Who Said Goodbye to the Workplace and Hello to Their Lives
This inspiring collection makes a strong case for how women can design their work lives to meet both personal and professional needs. -Publishers Weekly, starred review Womentality: Thirteen Empowering Stories by Everyday Women Who Said Goodbye to the Workplace and Hello to Their Lives is a collection of powerful, personal essays from enterprising women around the world who came to the same realization: work shouldn't have to be painful and demeaning. Armed with an internet connection and plenty of creativity and ingenuity, they prove that it is possible to redefine the nine-to-five work paradigm and create a flourishing career that is flexible and fulfilling outside the corporate structure. The thirteen women-from diverse countries such as Uganda, Venezuela, Poland, Palestine, and the Philippines-approach independent work in different ways, but are all motivated by the same impulses-to escape the drudgery of office life, to have control of their time, and to enjoy the freedom of working for themselves. Importantly, many discover that-outside of the office-it is possible to triumph over global pay disparities that favor men. Womentality is not a book about people who do not work-on the contrary, these women work hard and their stories illustrate how they overcame challenges to achieve their goals-whether they sought freedom to travel, to spend more time with the family, escape demeaning office politics, or simply to control their career. The essays in Womentality prove that a life of independence is not reserved for elite, American workers. It is possible for anyone. As the women who contributed to Womentality can attest: escaping the nine-to-five life isn't easy-it takes guts and persistence-but it's absolutely worthwhile.
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17.850000 USD

Womentality: Thirteen Empowering Stories by Everyday Women Who Said Goodbye to the Workplace and Hello to Their Lives

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Be an InventHER is a complete guide to inventing, geared toward any woman who wants to bring her invention, innovation, or creation from idea to the marketplace. Authors Mina Yoo and Hilary Meyerson offer practical advice to any woman looking to take an invention from idea to market. Walking you ...
Be an InventHER: An Everywoman's Guide to Creating the Next Big Thing
Be an InventHER is a complete guide to inventing, geared toward any woman who wants to bring her invention, innovation, or creation from idea to the marketplace. Authors Mina Yoo and Hilary Meyerson offer practical advice to any woman looking to take an invention from idea to market. Walking you through the entire process, they offer encouragement, success stories of other female inventors, and concrete guidance to help readers realize their dreams of invention. Inventing and innovation is a hot topic, and this book--coauthored by a woman who created a successful business that started as a sketch on a cocktail napkin--offers a helping hand through the invention process without intimidation or undue complication.
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20.950000 USD

Be an InventHER: An Everywoman's Guide to Creating the Next Big Thing

by Mina Yoo
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Taking a career break is a conflicted and risky decision for high-achieving professional women. Yet many do so, usually planning, even as they quit, to return to work eventually. But can they? And if so, how? In Opting Back In, Pamela Stone and Meg Lovejoy revisit women first interviewed a ...
Opting Back In: What Really Happens When Mothers Go Back to Work
Taking a career break is a conflicted and risky decision for high-achieving professional women. Yet many do so, usually planning, even as they quit, to return to work eventually. But can they? And if so, how? In Opting Back In, Pamela Stone and Meg Lovejoy revisit women first interviewed a decade earlier in Stone's book Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home to answer these questions. In frank and intimate accounts, women lay bare the dilemmas they face upon reentry. Most succeed but not by returning to their former high-paying, still family-inhospitable jobs. Instead, women strike out in new directions, finding personally gratifying but lower-paid jobs in the gig economy or predominantly female nonprofit sector. Opting Back In uncovers a paradox of privilege by which the very women best positioned to achieve leadership and close gender gaps use strategies to resume their careers that inadvertently reinforce gender inequality. The authors advocate gender equitable policies that will allow women-and all parents-to combine the intense demands of work and family life in the twenty-first century.
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31.450000 USD

Opting Back In: What Really Happens When Mothers Go Back to Work

by Meg Lovejoy, Pamela Stone
Hardback
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2020 will mark thirty years since the first publication of Judith Butler's ground-breaking book, Gender Trouble. Here, and in subsequent work, Butler argues that gender and other forms of identity can best be understood as performative acts. These acts are what bring our subjectivities into existence, enabling us to be ...
Judith Butler and Organization Theory
2020 will mark thirty years since the first publication of Judith Butler's ground-breaking book, Gender Trouble. Here, and in subsequent work, Butler argues that gender and other forms of identity can best be understood as performative acts. These acts are what bring our subjectivities into existence, enabling us to be recognized as viable employable social beings, worthy of rights, responsibilities and respect. The three decades since the publication of Gender Trouble have witnessed Butler become one of the most widely cited and controversial figures in contemporary feminist thinking. While it is only in her most recent work that Butler has engaged directly with themes such as work and organization, her writing has profound implications for thinking, and acting, on the relationship between power, recognition and organization. Whilst her ideas have made important in-roads into work, organization and gender studies that are discussed here, there is considerable scope to explore further avenues that her concepts and theories open up. These inroads and avenues are the focus of this book. Judith Butler and Organization Theory makes a substantial contribution to the analysis of gender, work and organization. It not only covers central issues in Butler's work, it also offers a close reading of the complexities and nuances in her thought. It does so by 'reading' Butler as a theorist of organization, whose work resonates with scholars, practitioners and activists concerned to understand and engage with organizational life, organization and organizing. Drawing from a range of illustrative examples, the book examines key texts or 'moments' in the development of Butler's writing to date, positing her as a thinker concerned to understand and address the ways in which our most basic desire for recognition comes to be organized within the context of contemporary labour markets and workplaces. It examines insights from Butler's work, and the philosophical ideas she draws on, considering the impact of these on work, organization and management studies thus far; it also explores some of the many ways in which her thinking might be mobilized in future, considering what scope there is for a non-violent ethics of organization, and for a (re)assembling of the relationship between vulnerability and resistance within and through organizational politics.
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147.000000 USD

Judith Butler and Organization Theory

by Melissa Tyler
Hardback
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Do you feel daily pressure to keep pushing yourself even when you're stressed and exhausted? It's time to leave Superwoman in the movies, where she belongs, and say hello to being a Super Woman-the best, most productive and balanced version of the hero you already are. For years-maybe your entire ...
Becoming Super Woman: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Go from Burnout to Balance
Do you feel daily pressure to keep pushing yourself even when you're stressed and exhausted? It's time to leave Superwoman in the movies, where she belongs, and say hello to being a Super Woman-the best, most productive and balanced version of the hero you already are. For years-maybe your entire life-you've been told that success means having it all and doing it all. But working more and harder is holding you back, not moving you forward. In Becoming Super Woman, New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin redefines what it means to be a woman who has it all -and shows you how to find lasting success by your own definition, on your own terms. Nicole candidly shares her own story of career burnout and an emergency hospitalization that prompted her to take her mental health seriously for the first time ever. Along the way, she discovered that not only was this priority shift not a defeat, it was the key to unlocking even greater achievements. In her third and most personal book yet, Nicole lays out an actionable, 12-step plan to guide you in taking control and becoming the hero of your own story, with the skills it takes to be a real Super Woman-skills we should (but often don't) learn growing up, from productivity hacks to boundary setting. She makes the case that the real secret to success doesn't hinge on the hustle or degrees you have but in putting on your own oxygen mask before helping others. In fact, self-care is the biggest asset or liability in our careers-when it's on-point it can help us soar, and when it's neglected it can bring us down faster than anything else. Entertaining, honest, and life-changing, Becoming Super Woman shows you how to banish burnout, ward off a breakdown, and achieve true balance ... finally.
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28.300000 USD

Becoming Super Woman: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Go from Burnout to Balance

by Nicole Lapin
Hardback
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#metoo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward
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31.490000 USD

#metoo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward

by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
CD-Audio
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You Can Have It All, Just Not at the Same Damn Time
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23.100000 USD

You Can Have It All, Just Not at the Same Damn Time

by Romi Neustadt
Hardback
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Blaze Your Own Trail: An Interactive Guide to Navigating Life with Confidence, Solidarity and Compassi
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19.900000 USD

Blaze Your Own Trail: An Interactive Guide to Navigating Life with Confidence, Solidarity and Compassi

by Rebekah Bastian
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More Than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise
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29.400000 USD

More Than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise

by Cecilia Munoz
Hardback
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Comeback Careers: Rethink, Refresh, Reinvent Your Success--At 40, 50, and Beyond
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36.750000 USD

Comeback Careers: Rethink, Refresh, Reinvent Your Success--At 40, 50, and Beyond

by Mika Brzezinski
CD-Audio
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The American Women's Almanac: 500 Years of Making History
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24.100000 USD

The American Women's Almanac: 500 Years of Making History

by Deborah G Felder
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The Upside of Being Down: How Mental Health Struggles Led to My Greatest Successes in Work and Life
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36.740000 USD

The Upside of Being Down: How Mental Health Struggles Led to My Greatest Successes in Work and Life

by Jen Gotch
CD-Audio
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