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Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know about Success That Women Need to Learn

Gail Evans

Shirking popular advice that women should "feminize" their work experiences, this frank and funny book cuts to the chase with real-world advice on succeeding alongside male colleagues. The national business bestseller is now in paperback.

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Publisher: Crown Business
Publish Date: 09/11/2001
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 9780767904636
ISBN-10: 076790463X
Language: English

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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.

Women make up almost half of today's labor force, but in corporate America they don't share half of the power. Only four of the Fortune 500 company CEOs are women, and it's only been in the last few years that even half of the Fortune 500 companies have more than one female officer. A major reason for this? Most women were never taught how to play the game of business. 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. In this book, she reveals the secrets to the playbook of success and teaches women at all levels of the organization--from assistant to vice president--how to play the game of business to their advantage. Men know the rules because they wrote them, but women often feel shut out of the process because they don't know when to speak up, when to ask for responsibility, what to say at an interview, and a lot of other key moves that can make or break a career. 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. 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 to Men and Women
- Why Men Can be Ugly, and You Can't
- When to Quit Your Job From the Hardcover edition.

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