By Becky Blalock
From a veteran Fortune 500 government, how girls can succeed in and achieve most sensible management positions
Though ladies carry a majority of the managerial jobs within the crew, they occupy an insignificant 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 companies. to wreck via this obdurate glass ceiling, ladies needs to discover ways to take daring steps while career-defining moments come up. in the course of her 33-year occupation at Southern corporation, a Fortune 500 software corporation, Becky Blalock rose to develop into CIO in a historically male undefined. Now she deals her personal hard-won suggestion, in addition to that of 28 best lady executives, to teach all aspiring girls the way to dare to arrive the top tier of management and C-suite positions.
- Includes suggestion and mentoring classes from most sensible ladies enterprise leaders corresponding to: Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the lady Scouts of the united states; Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon; Carol Tomé, CFO of domestic Depot; Dr. Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman collage, and Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM, between many others
- Features straight forward, sincere recommendation on gaining self belief, conversing up, discovering mentors, studying to fail, development a community of allies, coping with others, and more
- Written through pioneering enterprise chief Becky Blalock, with a Foreword through Anne Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation
Dare is must-needed consultant for girls in all places, at each point, striving to develop the personality, abilities, and relationships that bring higher luck within the workplace.
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