Star Financial Times columnist Mrs. Moneypenny says the smartest thing women can do for their careers is to stop trying to “have it all” – time is scarce and you can’t excel both at work and at home, so stop feeling guilty already! Instead, she shows you how to figure out what you want, make your choices and own them in her latest book, Sharpen Your Heels: Mrs. Moneypenny's Career Advice For Women.
As a successful business owner and mother of three, Mrs. Moneypenny knows her stuff and takes her responsibility to help other women very seriously. She draws from her own career and from her circle of “superwomen” to tackle the realities of being a career woman – even if it means doing paperwork in the loo.
Among the essentials:
-How to say NO – even to those you love – but also how to not take “no” for an answer when it comes to your priorities.
-How to effectively network with men who do their socializing while hitting the links.
-How to stop trying to achieve the mythical work-life balance. Your work is part of your life – so figure out how you can integrate family and work commitments.
Whether you're just starting out or a rung from the top, whether you're a store manager or a CEO, let Mrs. Moneypenny be your ultimate mentor - and guide you to success.
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For twelve years Mrs. Moneypenny has been entertaining readers of the Financial Times with her views on everything from Wellington boots to waxing. She runs her own business while juggling a golf-obsessed husband and three children, whom she lovingly refers to as Cost Centers 1, 2 and 3. Her one-woman show has run at the Edinburgh Fringe, off Broadway and at the Hay Festival.
Dr. Heather McGregor is a leading London headhunter who owns and runs Taylor Bennett, an executive search firm. She also teaches from time to time at the Cass Business School and the London Business School, and chairs Career Academies UK, an educational charity.
Strangely, no one has ever seen Mrs. Moneypenny and Dr. McGregor in the same place at the same time.
“I read Mrs. Moneypenny‘s Sharpen Your Heels expecting a book-length serving of the wit and honesty readers know and love from her Financial Times column. And I wasn’t disappointed. This wisdom-filled guide obliterates the myth that women can ‘have it all,’ and in the process does the invaluable service of redefining success and happiness for everyone.”—Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group “Mrs. Moneypenny’s advice is tough but spot on. Aim for the top. Jettison guilt. Outsource like a madwoman. Success requires sharp heels—and a sharp mind—but if you’re willing to work hard, it is absolutely there for the taking.”—Laura Vanderkam , author of All the Money in the World and 168 Hours “Sharpen Your Heels is an easy and critical read. If you want to reach the top there’s no better way than following the example and lessons of those who have gotten there before you. Take Mrs. Moneypenny’s advice straight to the top!”—Barbara Corcoran, star of ABC’s Shark Tank; founder of The Corcoran Group “Mrs. Moneypenny covers the career basics and more. As a mother, sister, aunt, manager and friend this is a book I’ll recommend to all the women I care about.”—Maryanne B. Rainone, senior vice president and managing director, Heyman Associates “Sharpen Your Heels is such a clever and insightful read, I found myself (momentarily) wishing I were a woman so I could follow my friend Mrs. Moneypenny’s sage advice and use her and her circle of power women as examples while I climbed the corporate ladder.”—Ali Velshi , CNN anchor and chief business correspondent “Straightforward, to the point, idealistic and pragmatic: wonderful woman.”—Cristiana Falcone, World Economic Forum “Sharpen Your Heels is filled with up-to-date strategies and practical tips to propel your career to the next level—regardless of your age or current position.”—Jill Konrath , author of SNAP Selling and Selling to Big Companies
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Descrizione libro Viking. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0670920819