Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Book Review: Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership

Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life

As a young woman currently going into the business world. I am majoring in business currently this book seemed right up my alley. I need all the help I can get! This is a non-fiction, borderline self help book. 
When I first picked up this book I thought it was going to be a "empowering women, emasculating men" book, but it wasn't. It features really great messages about success stories from nationally acclaimed women, with out being male bashing. 
This book will make you aware that discrimination exist still even though it is 2016, come on people we are all human, women have the power to do anything. 
Leading Women, is a collection of pulled together leadership tips that will open a conversation about the workplace and women's places in it. It will inspire you to be a better, more positive person. It encourages you to take risks, and if you fail, learn how to accept the consequences. No one pushed you to try so no one is at fault but you if you fail. 
I have to admit that this book completely excited my expectations. I really thought this book would underwhelm and be completely boring honest. I really found that the discussions in this book, will change my life in so many ways. 
I encourage every woman to check out this book, regardless of your place in the workplace or not. It is a book that will inspire everyone. 
Disclaimer I received this book in exchange for an honest and completely unbiased review. All thoughts, opinions, and such are my own. 

Goodreads Description: 
Now is the time...

Stop waiting around for the career--and life--that you deserve and start taking the reins! Leading Women shows you how to claim power and respect, conquer your internal barriers, and change the world by helping other women do the same. Featuring stories from twenty nationally acclaimed female leaders, this empowering guide offers real-life advice for breaking free of the predetermined roles in the business world and life. Powerful women such as New York Times bestselling author Marci Shimoff, advocacy leader Gloria Feldt, and Emmy-winning television host Aurea McGarry describe what it's like to go beyond their comfort zones, hold their own in a male-dominated environment, and take control of the situations that keep many women from achieving their goals. From corporate coach Lois Frankel's key ways to becoming a natural and necessary leader to bestselling author M. Bridget Cook-Burch's struggles after years of abuse, their insight will help you embrace your purpose, seize important opportunities, and overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

With the guidance of these influential, resourceful leaders, you'll maximize your personal power, exceed your business goals, and establish a network designed to support and celebrate your fellow women.

Contributors include: Kristin Andress, Cheryl Benton, Claire Damken Brown, PhD, M. Bridget Cook-Burch, Vivian Diller, PhD, Gloria Feldt, Lois P. Frankel, PhD, Joanna L. Krotz, Aurea McGarry, Lisa Mininni, Shirley Osbourne, Lois Phillips, PhD, Birute Regine, PhD, Linda Rendleman, Marcia Reynolds, PhD, Marci Shimoff, Rebecca Tinsley, Sandra Ford Walston, Michele Willens, and Janet Rose Wojtalik, EdD

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