This is a book about life, how to make the most of it, how to find your balance when you are working long days and trying to be happy and fulfilled. Mireille Guiliano has written the kind of book she wishes she had been given when starting out in the business world and had at hand along the way.She draws on her own experiences at the forefront of women in business to offer lessons, stories, helpful hints - and even recipes! - that can make the working world a happier and more satisfying part of a well-balanced life. Mireille talks about style, communication skills, risk taking, leadership, etiquette, mentoring, personal relationships and much more, all from a perspective of three decades in business. This book is about helping women (and a few men, peut-etre) feel good about themselves, being challenged and engaged in our working lives, and always looking for pleasure in every single day.
Former CEO of Veuve Cliquot, Guiliano (French Women Don't Get Fat) offers yet another charming dose of no-nonsense advice in this straightforward guide to living a successful and fulfilling professional life. She acknowledges that creating and maintaining a lifestyle of grace, beauty and sophistication is more challenging than ever, especially for the modern professional woman. Happily, Frenchwoman Guiliano shares her sensible secrets to climbing the ladder in a male-dominated world while still maintaining style, dignity and reputation. She shares tips for becoming a great leader and an effective manager; the importance of mastering communication skills; honing your brand through a polished, professional appearance; handling advances in the workplace; and entertaining at home. French phrases liberally sprinkled through the text and a confiding entre nous tone lend a sense of chic and fun absent in other leadership and career guides.