Judy Crockett

Judy Crockett
Judy Crockett

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Recommended Reading

Books recommended at the recent
Professional Development and Leadership Seminar
by Vanessa Buhs

Books you need in your personal library.

1. Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office- Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D
Lois P. Frankel, an internationally recognized executive coach who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, reveals why some women roar ahead in their careers while others stagnate. She’s spotted a unique set of behaviors- 101 in all- that women learn in girlhood that sabotage them as adults. Now, in the groundbreaking guide, she helps you eliminate the unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back- and offers invaluable couching tips you can easily incorporate into your social and business skills.

Inventing the Rest of Our Lives – Suzanne Braun Levine
Second adulthood woman are simply not the same people they were, only older; they are changing –both inside and out. From work to love, self-discovery to civic duty, health to economics, Inventing the Rest of our Lives examines every aspect of their lives, offers solutions, and shares stories-sometimes on What matters? What works? What’s next?

3. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and Gender Divide – Linda Babcock
Men ask for what they want twice as often as women and initiate negotiation four times more. Several chapters are focused on how to learn how to ASK more often and recognize opportunities.

4. The Naked Truth – A Woman’s Manifesto for Business - Margaret Heffernen
Frankly autobiographical, the author shares many women’s stories in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and identifies the four types of women who populate office life, toxic bosses and hostile environments. Good Advice in each chapter.

1. Secrets of six-figure women – Barbara Stanny
Over 15 million women today are earning annual salaries of $100,000 and more. Author, Barbara Stanny interviewed 150 of them to discover how they managed to break the low-earning cycle that the majority of women are in. Learn tried and true principles for achieving both financial success and personal satisfaction.

Personal Reflection
1. And, one more thing before you Go- Maria Shriver
A small book of wisdom for women leaving high school and stepping out into the world. Maria addresses the wisdom her Mother shared with her and the importance of listening to those who have gone before us.

1 comment:

Women's netWork said...

Many - or most - of these books are now available at the Manistee County Library - check them out!