Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know About by Gail Evans

By Gail Evans

Ladies make up nearly 1/2 today's exertions strength, yet in company the US they don't proportion 1/2 the facility. merely 4 of the Fortune 500 corporation CEOs are ladies, and it's merely been within the previous couple of years that even half the Fortune 500 businesses have multiple lady officer.

A significant cause of this? most ladies have been by no means taught the best way to play the sport of commercial.

Throughout her occupation within the supercompetitive, male-dominated media undefined, Gail Evans, one of many country's strongest executives, has met innumerable ladies who inform her that they consider misplaced within the office, virtually as though they have been taking part in a online game with out realizing the directions.

She tells them that's precisely the case: enterprise is certainly a video game, and prefer any video game, there are principles to taking part in good. For the main half, Gail has stumbled on, girls don't comprehend them.

Men understand those ideas simply because they wrote them, yet girls usually consider close out of the method simply because they don't comprehend whilst to talk up, whilst to invite for accountability, what to assert at an interview, and many different key strikes that could make or holiday a career.

Now, in her e-book Play Like a guy, Win Like a Woman, Gail Evans unearths the secrets and techniques to the playbook of good fortune and teaches girls in any respect degrees of the organization--from assistant to vice president--how to play the sport of commercial to their advantage.

Sharing with humor and candor her years of classes from company existence, Gail Evans supplies readers useful instruments for making the proper judgements at paintings. one of the principles you'll examine are:

• tips to maintain ranking at Work
• whilst to Take a Risk
• how you can take care of the Imposter Syndrome
• Ten Vocabulary phrases That suggest various things to males and Women
• Why males might be gruesome, and also you Can't
• whilst to hand over Your Job

Evans isn't asserting that each girl has to play precisely via men's rules--not in any respect. girls convey many inherent qualities to the office which can supply them with a possible virtue over males, similar to a woman's skill to shape relationships, or her instinct. yet girls do want to know the fundamental principles a good way to comprehend the total outcomes in their each motion and the way it makes an influence on their career.

An sincere and useful instruction manual that finds very important insights into relationships among women and men and paintings, Play Like a guy, Win Like a Woman, is a must-read for each lady who desires to leverage her energy within the place of work.

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Having It All in the Belle Epoque: How French Women's by Rachel Mesch

By Rachel Mesch

Right now deeply ancient and strangely well timed, Having all of it within the Belle Epoque exhibits how the debates that proceed to captivate high-achieving ladies in the United States and Europe should be traced again to the early 1900s in France. the 1st photographic magazines geared toward girls, Femina and los angeles Vie Heureuse created a feminine function version who may perhaps stability age-old conference with new equalities. frequently spoke of easily because the "modern woman," this appealing determine embodied the hopes and desires in addition to the main urgent inner conflicts of enormous numbers of French ladies in the course of what was once a interval of profound switch. filled with never-before-studied photos of the fashionable French girl in motion, Having all of it exhibits how those early magazines exploited new photographic applied sciences, creative currents, and literary tendencies to create a strong version of French femininity, one who has exerted a long-lasting effect on French expression.

This ebook introduces and explores the concept that of Belle Epoque literary feminism, a manufactured from the elite milieu from which the magazines emerged. outlined through its refusal of political engagement, this feminism was once however preoccupied with increasing women's roles, because it labored to build a collective myth of woman fulfillment. via an astute combination of old examine, literary feedback, and visible research, Mesch's research of women's magazines and the preferred writers linked to them deals an unique window onto a bygone period that could function a framework for ongoing debates approximately feminism, femininity, and work-life tensions.

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The Action Heroine's Handbook by Jennifer Worick, Joe Borgenicht

By Jennifer Worick, Joe Borgenicht

Get a few Action!
for each lady who desires to be as tricky as Lara Croft, as nimble because the Bionic lady, and as babe-a-licious as Charlie’s Angels, The motion Heroine’s instruction manual shows you the fundamental talents you’ll have to triumph over the undesirable men and keep the day with out breaking a sweat.
learn how the genuine motion heroines do it, without delay from a number of specialists, together with stuntwomen, jujitsu teachers, helicopter pilots, detectives, forensic psychologists, survivalists, primatologists, and plenty of others.
research to:
     •  Profile a serial killer
     •  Outwit a band of domestic intruders
     •  Navigate white water rapids
     •  Go undercover as a attractiveness queen
     •  Outrun a fireball
And dozens of alternative tricky Chick abilities, good looks abilities, mind talents, Brawn talents, and get away talents. detailed sections and appendices characteristic the pinnacle motion heroine hairdos, purse necessities, and the simplest sneakers for each motion scenario. With step by step directions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The motion Heroine’s instruction manual will organize you to avoid wasting the realm, one baddie at a time.

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First Ladies: A Biographical Dictionary (Political by Dorothy Schneider

By Dorothy Schneider

Thoroughly up-to-date throughout the inauguration in January 2009, First women, 3rd variation covers all of the ladies who've held this esteemed "office" because the founding of the USA. that includes a brand new profile of present first woman Michelle Obama, this revised version contains updates and additions to the profiles of Laura Bush, Nancy Reagan, Rosalynn Carter, Barbara Bush, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. New assets have additionally been further to the additional interpreting lists all through and to the bibliography.

An in-depth introductory essay strains the historical past of the 1st girl, together with alterations within the thought of what a president's spouse may still do and be, and the way such notions were plagued by society's altering principles in regards to the function of girls. prepared chronologically by way of time period of government, each one biographical access features a targeted biography emphasizing each one first lady's lifestyles throughout the presidency, in addition to a chronology, appendixes, and proposals for additional studying. Appendixes directory White residence hostesses, first girl "firsts," and primary girls' reflections; a common bibliography; and an index around out this finished edition.

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Women Writing Greece: Essays on Hellenism, Orientalism and by Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Efterpi Mitsi

By Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Efterpi Mitsi

Ladies Writing Greece explores photographs of recent Greece through girls who skilled the rustic as travelers, writers, and students, or who journeyed there during the mind's eye. The essays assembled the following think about women's trip narratives, memoirs and novels, starting from the eighteenth to the past due 20th century, concentrating on the position of gender in commute and cross-cultural mediation and demanding stereotypical perspectives of 'the Greek journey', ordinarily visible as an antiquarian or Byronic pursuit. This assortment goals to forged new gentle on women's participation within the discourses of Hellenism and Orientalism, reading their ideological rendering of Greece as immediately a luminous land and a domain crossed by way of contradictory cultural stories. prepared chronologically, the essays talk about encounters with Greece through, between others, woman Elizabeth Craven, girl Hester Stanhope, woman Montagu, girl Morgan, Mary Shelley, Felicia Skene, Emily Pfeiffer, Eva Palmer, Jane Ellen Harrison, Virginia Woolf, Ethel Smyth, Christa Wolf, Penelope Storace and Gillian Bouras, and examine them via various serious, old, contextual and theoretical frames. Vassiliki Kolocotroni is Senior Lecturer in English Literature on the collage of Glasgow. Efterpi Mitsi is Assistant Professor on the college of English reports of the college of Athens.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (Leaders of the Civil War Era) by Liz Sonneborn

By Liz Sonneborn

Harriet Beecher Stowe grew up in a relations the place the lads have been visible as resources and the women as second-class voters. the shortcoming of strength for girls within the 1800s fueled her outrage opposed to slavery, and she or he started to write spiritual periodicals to aid her family members. This booklet explores his lifestyles and profession.

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Eve’s Renegades: Victorian Anti-Feminist Women Novelists by Valerie Sanders

By Valerie Sanders

This research specializes in the paintings of 4 Victorian anti-feminist girls writers - Eliza Lynn Linton, Charlotte M. Yonge, Mrs Humphry Ward, and Margaret Oliphant - interpreting their self-contradictory responses to the controversy approximately women's function in kin existence and society. person chapters evaluate women's anti-feminism from 1792-1850, and clean readings in their best-known novels emphasize the inconsistencies in their masculine and female ideals.

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