QuickRead presents a summary of "Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office" by Lois P. Frankel:
Learn about the unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers
For centuries women have been striving for equal rights. While progress has been made, women still struggle to become a man's equal in the workplace. In fact, women are less likely to hold highly influential positions. But why is this? Well, Dr. Lois P. Frankel is here to tell you about the unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers. Have you worked nonstop without a break? Worried about offending others? Backed down easily? Explained too much? "Polled" your friends and colleagues before making a decision? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then chances are you've been bypassed for a promotion and even ignored when you've expressed your ideas. Whether you're conscious of it or not, these behaviors are likely sabotaging your career. Throughout Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office, Dr. Frankel reveals the unique set of behaviors that women learn in girlhood that threaten to sabotage them as adults. Luckily, Dr. Frankel can help you eliminate these unconscious mistakes that are holding you back and offer you coaching tips to nail your social and business skills. As you read, you'll learn how to stop thinking like a girl and start thinking like a leader.