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  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781847942258
  • Imprint: Random House Business
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $22.99

How Women Rise

Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back




A follow-up to the international bestseller What Got You Here Won't Get You There that will empower women and inspire them to achieve in business.

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By the bestselling author of What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Do you hesitate about putting forward ideas? Are you reluctant to claim credit for your achievements? Do you find it difficult to get the support you need from your boss or the recognition you deserve from your colleagues?

If your answer to any of these is 'Yes', How Women Rise will help get you back on track. Inspiring and practical by turns, it identifies 12 common habits that can prove an obstacle to future success and tells you how to overcome them. In the process, it points the way to a career that will satisfy your ambitions and help you make the difference you want to make in the world.
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'Guidance on the habits you fall into that aren't helping you achieve the success you deserve. It's fascinating.' Sunday Times
'How Women Rise is a great read.' Lois P. Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office
'A great resource to discover the 12 habits that hold women back and how to overcome them.' Forbes

  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781847942258
  • Imprint: Random House Business
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $22.99

About the authors

Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen is an internationally acclaimed speaker and consultant who specialises in helping women achieve their potential in the workplace. She has delivered leadership programmes to companies including Microsoft, IBM, the World Bank and Pfizer. A contributing editor to strategy+business magazine, Helgesen is the author of six bestselling books including the classic bestseller The Female Advantage, as well as The Web of Inclusion, which was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the greatest leadership books of all time.

Marshall Goldsmith

Dr Marshall Goldsmith is widely recognised as the world’s most influential leadership expert, renowned for his uncanny ability to help CEOs achieve lasting changes in behaviour. He has been named as one of the world’s fifteen greatest business thinkers by The Times, described as one of America’s ‘Fifty Great Leaders’ by Bloomberg Businessweek, and twice won ‘World’s Most Influential Leadership Thinker’ at the Forbes Thinkers50 Awards. His 2008 book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There was an international bestseller and remains the market-leading book on professional development.

Praise for How Women Rise

Sally Helgesen, the world’s premier expert on womens leadership, wants women to get out of their own way . . . How Women Rise, co-authored with leadership expert Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviours most likely to get in the way of women rising in their careers.

Forbes

If you could have dinner with any living person, who would it be? My answer has long been the same: Marshall Goldsmith. He’s a celebrated author. He’s considered one of the world’s leading executive coaches. And he’s very much inspired my own coaching career.

Forbes

How Women Rise is a great read for any woman who wants to identify self-defeating behaviors that are holding her back, gain insight into why she engages in those behaviors, and develop skills to confidently achieve her goals.

Lois P. Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office

Abounds with positive energy . . . A concise, upbeat guide for women who have grown bored or impatient with their positions as well as for those new to the professional world and its leadership roles.

Kirkus Reviews

Sally and Marshall give new meaning to the term ‘dream team’. Together they have produced a masterpiece, an over-the-moon but magnificently down-to-earth leadership book for the ages.

Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence

Really practical . . . guidance on the habits you fall into that aren’t helping you achieve the success you deserve. It’s fascinating.

Lorraine Candy, Sunday Times

Dr Marshall Goldsmith is considered as one of the best leadership thinkers and executive coaches in the world.

Entrepreneur

A counterintuitive collection of the 12 most common habits holding back women at work . . . I recommend reading the whole book.

Harper’s Bazaar

A great resource to discover the 12 habits that hold women back and how to overcome them . . . Goldsmith is a bestselling author [and] pre-eminent executive coach . . . Helgesen is a leading authority in women’s leadership.

Forbes

A smart and well-researched handbook for women trying to make the next step in their careers.

Forbes

Reading How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job was a tough task; partly because it showed me a mirror-like none other, and partly because it made me want to enlist every woman I know into reading it urgently. A life-altering manual.

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