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Pushback

How Smart Women Ask--and Stand Up--for What They Want
Rezvani, Selena (Book - 2012)
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"Popular leadership blogger gives the low-down on standing up for yourselfIn Pushback, top leadership consultant Selena Rezvani argues that self-advocacy is critical to success. Yet women initiate negotiations four times less often than men, resulting in getting less of what they want--promotion opportunities, plum assignments, and higher pay. This book shines a light on the real rules of holding your own and pushing back for what is rightfully yours. Drawing on interviews with high-level leaders, Rezvani offers readers in the first half of their career the unedited truth about how women have asked their way to the top and triumphed--and how you can too. Includes interviews with top business leaders such as Marie Chandoha, CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management; Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea Company; Fizzah Jafri, COO at Morgan Stanley; Rosemary Turner, President at UPS; and Irene Chang Britt, Chief Strategy Officer at Campbell's Soup Offers a reliable and methodic approach to negotiating and navigating tough conversations Highlights compelling facts and research from the world of psychology and leadership Insightful and accessible, Pushback is a timely resource for savvy women who want to leverage their skills, promote themselves effectively, and fast track their careers"--
Authors: Rezvani, Selena
Title: Pushback
how smart women ask--and stand up--for what they want
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2012
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: xiv, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Why push back?
Find your pushback style
Prepare psychologically
Do your homework
Maneuvering through the conversation
Follow up
Push back to own your career
Summary: "Popular leadership blogger gives the low-down on standing up for yourselfIn Pushback, top leadership consultant Selena Rezvani argues that self-advocacy is critical to success. Yet women initiate negotiations four times less often than men, resulting in getting less of what they want--promotion opportunities, plum assignments, and higher pay. This book shines a light on the real rules of holding your own and pushing back for what is rightfully yours. Drawing on interviews with high-level leaders, Rezvani offers readers in the first half of their career the unedited truth about how women have asked their way to the top and triumphed--and how you can too. Includes interviews with top business leaders such as Marie Chandoha, CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management; Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea Company; Fizzah Jafri, COO at Morgan Stanley; Rosemary Turner, President at UPS; and Irene Chang Britt, Chief Strategy Officer at Campbell's Soup Offers a reliable and methodic approach to negotiating and navigating tough conversations Highlights compelling facts and research from the world of psychology and leadership Insightful and accessible, Pushback is a timely resource for savvy women who want to leverage their skills, promote themselves effectively, and fast track their careers"--
ISBN: 1118104900
9781118104903
Branch Call Number: BF 575.A85 R467 2012
Statement of Responsibility: Selena Rezvani ; Foreword by Lois P. Frankel
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Women Psychology Leadership Assertiveness BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General Women executives Leadership in women Assertiveness (Psychology)
Topical Term: Women
Leadership
Assertiveness
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS General
Women executives
Leadership in women
Assertiveness (Psychology)
LCCN: 2011052577
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