After 25 years my company seems so wearisome to me but I do not want to sell it or get out of it, I can now make it a game! As women we need to educate ourselves about the business and financial worlds. As a licensed professional counselor and personal and professional life coach, I often bring in stories, because they are wonderful teachers. Will you be my mentor? In fact the author treats most women as if they were 1950s steryotypes who somehow found themselves timewarped to today. Evanss programs have received numerous awards, including a Commendation Award from American Women in Radio and Television; the Breakthrough Award for Women, Men, and Media; and several Emmy nominations. Often she borders on the ridiculous. The fourteen rules include speak up, speak out, accept uncertainly and more.
Trzecie, autorka nie pisze banałów o niesprawiedliwości dziejów, nie sugeruje, że mężczyźni to zło, nie zachęca do walki z wiatrakami i nie szermuje polityczną poprawnością. But looks can be deceiving, and I found great value from this book. With each rule Gail outlines typical situations and how win in each one. Throughout her career in the super-competitive, male-dominated media industry, Gail Evans, one of the country's most powerful executives, has met innumerable women who tell her that they feel lost in the workplace, almost as if they were playing a game without knowing the directions. Interestingly, I find that a lot of men miss these points, too. We're judged by male standards, not our own. I also have Maria Shriver's book - now maybe I'll get on with reading it.
I say it's not even good business to refuse to get help. Actually she insisted that I read it, dog ear pages, underline, and write in the margins! This is not a book written by a man who thinks he knows what women are thinking. Like most business-type books, it was written to what I consider a magazine-article level. Sharing with humor and candor her years of lessons from corporate life, Gail Evans gives readers practical tools for making the right decisions at work. The book is very effective in exploring those stalls and inproviding sound advice for overcoming the same stalls. I'm re-reading it because I recommended it to my work's women's resource group.
I am going to keep it at my bedside and use it as my affirmation support. Basically, the book is all about miscommunication and misconception stalls that occur at work, especially the ones that tend to occur among men and women. Among the rules you will learn are: - How to Keep Score at Work - When to Take a Risk - How to Deal with the Imposter Syndrome - Ten Vocabulary Words That Mean Different Things toMen and Women - Why Men Can be Ugly, and You Can't - When to Quit Your Job Evans is not saying that every woman has to play exactly by men's rules--not at all. Interestingly, I find that a lot of men miss these points, too. Pass me tissues someone, please? An honest and practical handbook that reveals important insights into relationships between men and women and work, Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman, is a must-read for every woman who wants to leverage her power in the workplace. It was good to see I took some advice along the years. This book provides actionable steps for success in business.
Sharing my Makes about 1. This is where the deep flavor comes from. Basically, any advice we get that suggest we act like the individuals we are is good advice. After you read and apply this book, I suggest that you think about applying it to nonwork situations, as well. This is done by feeling good about what you do. I guess I thought I was the only person read woman who couldn't figure out the rules for success in the workplace. I feel so much better and unburdened after reading this book.
When you're ready, move on and let him kno Please excuse me while I sit and cry. Most women were never taught how to play the game of business. Men need to read it to understand gender differences and level the playing field. Why she has to conclude that everything is because of gender? Apparently, as a woman in business, you can be a Mother, a Wife, a Daughter, or a Mistress. Women bring many inherent traits to the workplace that can provide them with a potential advantage over men, such as a woman's ability to form relationships, or her intuition. Theses differences are based on the ways we were brought up, we women were brought up to be more sensitive, to seek for approval, to express our emotions. Then add back the cooked turkey chucks.
Rather, they were developed at a time when few women were around to give input. Highly effective tool to add to your tool box! I add things in 1 at a time, root veggies first: Carrots; yams; baby potatoes, etc. But women do need to know the basic rules so that they can understand the full consequences of their every action and how it makes an impact on their career. She is very good at pointing out differences between men and women and the reasons why the male approach is often more successful in the business context. Apparently, as a woman in business, you can be a Mother, a Wife, a Daughter, or a Mistress. Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman is described as being helpful for women. I learned that I can still be a woman, but succeed in the male-created, male-dominated business world, and not feel like an imposter.
She failed because women aren't into finance. I found this book review I wrote and thought I would share it. But women do need to know the basic rules so that they can understand the full consequences of their every action and how it makes an impact on their career. Here are some nuggets to give you a sense of the book: Advice: Love your job. I was looking for something more powerful. Sharing with humor and candor her years of lessons from corporate life, Gail Evans gives readers practical tools for making the right decisions at work. Well, finally got around to reading it, and this is a book I will recommend to my mother, my sister Every woman should read this book - and it's a quick read, I finished in weekend with plenty of time to spare.