New Arrivals · Business

June 16, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

No B.S. direct marketing for non-direct marketing businesses : the ultimate no holds barred kick butt take no prisoners guide to extraordinary growth & profits

June 15, 2018
Kennedy, Dan S., 1954- author.
Irvine, California : Entrepreneur Media, Inc., [2018]
244 pages ; 23 cm

The creative curve : how to develop the right idea, at the right time

June 14, 2018
Gannett, Allen, author.
©2018
xii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Part I: Overturning the mythology of creativity -- The making of a dream -- Learning a lie -- The origin of the myth -- What is talent? -- What is a genius? -- The creative curve -- Part II: The four laws of the creative curve -- Law I: Consumption -- Law II: Imitation -- Law III: Creative communities -- Law IV: Iterations -- Epilogue,
"Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind achieving breakout commercial success in any field. We have been spoon-fed the notion that creativity is the province of genius -- of those favored, brilliant few whose moments of insight arrive in unpredictable flashes of divine inspiration. And if we are not a genius, we might as well pack it in and give up. Either we have that gift, or we don't. But Allen shows that simply isn't true. Recent research has shown that there is a predictable science behind achieving commercial success in any creative endeavor, from writing a popular novel to starting up a successful company to creating an effective marketing campaign. As the world's most creative people have discovered, we are enticed by the novel and the familiar. By understanding the mechanics of what Gannett calls "the creative curve" - the point of optimal tension between the novel and the familiar - everyone can better engineer mainstream success. In a thoroughly entertaining book that describes the stories and insights of everyone from the Broadway team behind Dear Evan Hansen, to the founder of Reddit, from the Chief Content Officer of Netflix to Michelin star chefs, Gannett reveals the four laws of creative success and identifies the common patterns behind their achievement"-- Provided by publisher.

Frenemies : the epic disruption of the ad business (and everything else)

June 11, 2018
Auletta, Ken, author.
New York : Penguin Press, [2018]
358 pages ; 24 cm
The "perfect storm" -- "Change sucks" -- Good-bye, Don Draper -- The matchmaker -- Anxious clients -- "Same height as Napoleon" -- Frenemies -- The rise of media agencies -- The privacy time bomb -- The consumer as frenemy -- Can old media be new? -- More frenemies -- Marketing yak-yaks and mounting fear -- The client jury reaches its verdict -- Cannes takes center stage -- Mad men to math men -- Dinosaurs or cockroaches? -- Good-bye old advertising axioms -- "No rearview mirror."
"An intimate and profound reckoning with the epic changes assaulting the global advertising and marketing business--the lifeblood of media as we know it--from the author of five national bestsellers. Advertising and marketing touches on every corner of our lives, and is the invisible fuel powering almost all media. Complain about it though we might, and should, without it much of media and business would shrivel. The disruption has been late in coming, but just as it struck the music, newspaper, magazine, and book businesses, today advertising and marketing are under assault. Good-bye, Don Draper. A Mad Men world has turned into a Math Men (and women--though too few) world, as engineers seek to transform an instinctual art into a science. The old lions and their kingdoms reel from fear, however bravely they might roar. [This book] is Ken Auletta's reckoning with an industry under existential assault. He enters the rooms of the ad world's most important players, some of them business partners, some adversaries, many 'frenemies,' a term whose ubiquitous use in this industry reveals the level of anxiety, as former allies become competitors, and accusations of kickbacks and corruption swirl. We meet the old guard, including Sir Martin Sorrell, the legendary head of WPP, the world's largest ad agency holding company; while others play nice with Facebook and Google, he rants, critics say Lear-like, out on the heath. There is Irwin Gotlieb, maestro of GroupM, the most powerful media agency, but like all media agencies, it is staring into the headlights as ad buying is more and more done by machines and algorithms. We see the world from the vantage of its new stars, like Carolyn Everson, Facebook's head of sales. We visit other brash and scrappy creatives who are driving change, as millennials and others who disdain ads as an interruption employ technology to zap them, becoming advertising and marketing's most potent frenemies. We also peer into the future, looking at what is replacing traditional advertising. And throughout WC follow the industry's Dolly Levi, its peerless matchmaker, Michael Kassan, whose MediaLink company connects all these players together as he serves as the industry's foremost power broker. Frenemies is essential reading, not simply because of what it says about this world, but because of the potential consequences: to the survival of media that depends on the money generated by advertising and marketing; to free television that would not be free without ads; to companies that would perish without a way to tell consumers of their products or sales; and to consumers who would be blind to new products."

Five stars : the communication secrets to get from good to great

June 8, 2018
Gallo, Carmine, author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
viii, 244 pages ; 25 cm
Introduction: Rise up! -- Part one. Why great communicators are irreplaceable -- Poetry, power, and moonshots -- Winning the war of ideas -- Aristotle was right and neuroscience proves it -- The human capacity to dream big -- Part two. Who's earned five stars -- The scientists -- The entrepreneurs -- The professionals -- The leaders -- The TED stars -- Part three. How to get from good to great -- The Pathos Principle -- The three-act storytelling structure -- Deliver the big picture -- Smart words make the grade -- How to give your ideas "verbal beauty" -- Leonardo, Picasso, and you -- Conquer the fear that holds you back -- Conclusion: Find the tune that makes your heart sing.

Off the clock : feel less busy while getting more done

May 25, 2018
Vanderkam, Laura, author.
New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2018]
244 pages ; 19 cm
"In order to get more done, we must first feel like we have all the time in the world. Think about it: why haven't you trained for that 5K or read War and Peace? Probably because you feel beaten down by all the time you don't seem to have... In this book, Vanderkam reveals the seven counter-intuitive principles the most time-free people have adopted. She teaches mindset shifts to help you feel calm on the busiest days and tools to help you get more done without feeling overwhelmed... The strategies in this book can help if your life feels out of control, but they can also help if you want to take your career, your relationships, and your personal happiness to the next level. Vanderkam has packed this book with insights from busy yet relaxed professionals, including "time makeovers" of people who are learning how to use these tools."--Inside dust jacket.

Nonprofit meetings, minutes & records.

May 25, 2018
Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2008-
volumes ; 23 cm
Vols. for 2008-<2018> by Anthony Mancuso.
"How to run your nonprofit corporation so you don't run into trouble" (varies).
Helps nonprofit corporations understand and comply with corporate governance rules and recordkeeping requirements, such as holding and documenting meetings, approving decisions, and setting up a corporate records book.

Cracking the GMAT.

May 24, 2018
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: <2001-2019> Random House, Inc.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

Purposeful : are you a manager or a movement starter?

May 24, 2018
Dulski, Jennifer, author.
©2018
viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Be purposeful: defining movements -- Spark a standing ovation: getting started -- Breathe life into your vision: transforming intention into action -- Get to know Goliath: persuading decision-makers -- Lead your crew: inspiring teams -- Don't drink the haterade: using criticism as an advantage -- Mountain climbing: overcoming obstacles and failing well -- Epilogue: You never know whom you might inspire.

Alive at work : the neuroscience of helping your people love what they do

May 24, 2018
Cable, Daniel M. (Daniel Merle), author.
Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2018]
viii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Part I. The seeking system: Introduction: our organizations are letting us down -- The way things ought to be -- The way things are -- and how to make them better -- Part II. Self expression: Encouraging people to bring their best selves to work -- Promoting self-expression -- Part III. Experimentation: Encouraging serious play -- Expanding on freedom and creativity -- Humble leadership and employees' seeking systems -- Part IV. Purpose: Helping employees see the impact of their work -- Creating narratives about purpose.
We've all seen the oft-cited Gallup poll that reports that an alarming majority of the workforce is disengaged and unmotivated. In Alive at Work, social psychologist Dan Cable argues that the reason for all the unhappiness is biological: organizations, in an effort to routinize work and establish clear-cut performance metrics, are suppressing what neuroscientists call our Seeking Systems, the part of our brain that craves exploration and learning. The good news is that organizations can activate our Seeking Systems, and, as Cable explains, it doesn't take extensive overhauls to their cultures to do so. With small changes, managers and supervisors can make meaningful impacts on our lives and restore our zest for work. For instance, the book reveals: how new hires exhibited their best traits and were less likely to quit in the future after sharing stories about themselves during on-boarding seminars, how Italian factory workers reduced their anxiety about a new process by playing with Legos, how employees at Make-A-Wish reduced burnout by crafting their own job titles. Filled with real-life examples from the author's own research and consulting, Alive at Work equips managers--and anyone looking to find more joy in their nine-to-five existence--with the guidance to maximize the curiosity and passion that lives within themselves and others.-- Provided by publisher.

The big book of dashboards : visualizing your data using real-world business scenarios

May 24, 2018
Wexler, Steve, 1958- author.
©2017
xv, 432 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color charts, color maps ; 23 cm
Part I.A Strong Foundation. Chapter 1. Data Visualization: A Primer -- Part II. The Scenarios. Chapter 2. Course Metrics Dashboard ; Chapter 3. Comparing Individual Performance with Peers ; Chapter 4. What-If Analysis: Wage Increase Ramifications ; Chapter 5. Executive Sales Dashboard ; Chapter 6. Ranking by Now, Comparing with Then ; Chapter 7. Are We On Pace to Reach Our Goals? ; Chapter 8. Multiple Key Performance Metrics ; Chapter 9. Power Plant Operations Monitoring ; Chapter 10. Showing Year-to-Date and Year-over-Year at the Same Time ; Chapter 11. Premier League Player Performance Metrics ; Chapter 12. RBS 6 Nations Championship Match Performance Analysis ; Chapter 13. Web Analytics ; Chapter 14. Patient History Analysis of Recent Hospital Admissions ; Chapter 15. Hospitality Dashboard for Hotel Management ; Chapter 16. Sentiment Analysis: Showing Overall Distribution ; Chapter 17. Showing Sentiment with Net Promoter Score ; Chapter 18. Server Process Monitoring ; Chapter 19. Big Mac Index ; Chapter 20. Complaints Dashboard ; Chapter 21. Hospital Operating Room Utilization ; Chapter 22. Showing Rank and Magnitude ; Chapter 23. Measuring Claims across Multiple Measures and Dimensions ; Chapter 24. Showing Churn or Turnover ; Chapter 25. Showing Actual versus Potential Utilization ; Chapter 26. Health Care Provider Productivity Monitoring ; Chapter 27. Telecom Operator Executives Dashboard ; Chapter 28. The Economy at a Glance ; Chapter 29. Call Center -- Part II. Dashboards in the Real World. Chapter 30. Want to Engage People? Make Your Dashboards Personal ; Chapter 31. Visualizing Time ; Chapter 32. Beware the Dead-End Dashboard ; Chapter 33. The Allure of Red and Green ; Chapter 34. The Allure of Pies and Donuts ; Chapter 35. Clouds and Bubbles ; Chapter 36. A journey into the unknown.
"The definitive reference book with real-world solutions you won't find anywhere else The Big Book of Dashboards presents a comprehensive reference for those tasked with building or overseeing the development of business dashboards. Comprising dozens of examples that address different industries and departments (healthcare, transportation, finance, human resources, marketing, customer service, sports, etc.) and different platforms (print, desktop, tablet, smartphone, and conference room display) The Big Book of Dashboards is the only book that matches great dashboards with real-world business scenarios. By organizing the book based on these scenarios and offering practical and effective visualization examples, The Big Book of Dashboards will be the trusted resource that you open when you need to build an effective business dashboard. In addition to the scenarios there's an entire section of the book that is devoted to addressing many practical and psychological factors you will encounter in your work. It's great to have theory and evidenced-based research at your disposal, but what will you do when somebody asks you to make your dashboard 'cooler' by adding packed bubbles and donut charts? The expert authors have a combined 30-plus years of hands-on experience helping people in hundreds of organizations build effective visualizations. They have fought many 'best practices' battles and having endured bring an uncommon empathy to help you, the reader of this book, survive and thrive in the data visualization world. A well-designed dashboard can point out risks, opportunities, and more; but common challenges and misconceptions can make your dashboard useless at best, and misleading at worst. The Big Book of Dashboards gives you the tools, guidance, and models you need to produce great dashboards that inform, enlighten, and engage"--Provided by publisher.

Applied empathy : the new language of leadership

May 22, 2018
Ventura, Michael P., author.
New York : Touchstone, 2018.
vii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- The way in -- The seven faces of empathy -- Connecting to your whole self -- Showing up -- Timeless empathy -- Our role in context -- Ritual creates reality.
"Empathy is not about being nice. It's not about pity or sympathy either. It's about understanding—your consumers, your colleagues, and yourself—and it's a direct path to powerful leadership. As such, Applied Empathy presents real strategies, based on Sub Rosa’s design work and the popular class Ventura and his team have taught at Princeton University, on how to make lasting connections and evolve your business internally (your employees, culture, and product/services) as well as externally (your brand, consumers, and value). For leaders of all levels, this groundbreaking guide lays the foundation to establish a diverse, inventive, and driven team that can meet the challenges of today’s ever-evolving marketplace. If you want to connect to the people you work with and for, you first have to understand them."--Inside dust jacket.

Conflict without casualties : a field guide for leading with compassionate accountability

May 22, 2018
Regier, Nate, author.
Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2017]
x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Conflict with casualties : drama is killing us -- Conflict -- Drama -- But I'm just trying to help -- A framework for positive con-flict : compassionate accountability can change the world -- Compassion : not for the faint of heart -- Compassion and the cycles of human civilization : will we get it right this time -- Conflict without casualties users manual : putting next element's compassion cy-cle to work -- Violators will be prosecuted : three rules of the compassion cycle -- Warning! drama approaching! : three leading indicators -- It's all about choices : three choices to move -- Coaching accountability when there's no drama : match and move -- The formula for compassionate con-flict : confronting drama with compassion-ate accountability -- Conflict without casualties : preparing to struggle with -- Glossary of terms -- Appendix A: Personal development guide -- Appendix B: Preparing for conflict: building my ORPO bank -- Notes.

Measure what matters : how Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation rock the world with OKRs

May 21, 2018
Doerr, John E., author.
New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2018]
xiii, 306 pages : illustrations, ; 22 cm
Part 1. OKRs in action. Google, meet OKRs -- The father of OKRs -- Operation crush: An Intel story -- Superpower #1: Focus and commit to priorities -- Focus: The Remind story -- Commit: The Nuna story -- Superpower #2: Align and connect for teamwork -- Align: The MyFitnessPal story -- Connect : the Intuit story -- Superpower #3: Track for accountability -- Track : the Gates Foundation story -- Superpower #4: stretch for amazing -- Stretch: the Google Chrome story -- Stretch: the YouTube story -- Part 2. The new world of work. Continuous performance management : OKRs and CFRs -- Ditching annual performance reviews: the Adobe story -- Baking better every day: the Zume Pizza story -- Culture -- Culture change : the Lumeris story -- Culture change : Bono's ONE campaign story -- The goals to come.
In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry Page and Sergey Brin had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy, and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. For Google to change the world (or even to survive), Page and Brin had to learn how to make tough choices on priorities while keeping their team on track. They'd have to know when to pull the plug on losing propositions, to fail fast. And they needed timely, relevant data to track their progress, to measure what mattered. Doerr taught them about a proven approach to operating excellence: Objectives and Key Results. He had first discovered OKRs in the 1970s as an engineer at Intel, where the legendary Andy Grove drove the best-run company Doerr had ever seen. Later, as a venture capitalist, Doerr shared Grove's brainchild with more than fifty companies. Wherever the process was faithfully practiced, it worked. In this goal-setting system, objectives define what we seek to achieve; key results are how those top-priority goals will be attained with specific, measurable actions within a set time frame. Everyone's goals, from entry level to CEO, are transparent to the entire organization. The benefits are profound. OKRs surface an organization's most important work. They focus effort and foster coordination. They keep employees on track. They link objectives across silos to unify and strengthen the entire company. Along the way, OKRs enhance workplace satisfaction and boost retention. Doerr shares a broad range of first-person, behind-the-scenes case studies, with narrators including Bono and Bill Gates, to demonstrate the focus, agility, and explosive growth that OKRs have spurred at so many great organizations, helping a new generation of leaders capture the same magic.

Facebook marketing

May 18, 2018
Diamond, Stephanie, author.
©2018
xiii, 368 pages : illustrations, black and white ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"This book helps you create a Facebook marketing plan designed to attract your desired audience. Inside, you'll discover the psychology of the Facebook user, establish a social media presence, increase your brand awareness, integrate Facebook marketing with other marketing strategies, learn to target a specific audience, and much more."--Back cover.

Next is now : 5 steps for embracing change : building a business that thrives into the future

May 17, 2018
Arussy, Lior, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The old business model of adapting to change for continued success is dead. Change is the new normal. There are no more periods of stability and predictability. There is only change. This continuous upheaval can undercut morale, decrease productivity and decimate profits, or it can be a game-changing opportunity. Arussy illuminates the path to opportunity. He helps corporate leaders and their employees view change as an opportunity to become invested, drive that change, and achieve more success and job satisfaction than if change were simply implemented from the top down."-- Amazon.

Optimizing growth : predictive and profitable strategies to understand demand and outsmart your competitors

May 16, 2018
Green, Jason, 1963- author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
xiii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"This book is a handbook for how to succeed in the age of big data. Today's business environment looks dramatically different than it did even a decade ago, and it continues to evolve at an increasing rate; macroeconomic shifts, consumer trends, technological advances, and changing competitive dynamics are accelerating the pace of change, and businesses are struggling to grow amidst the turbulence. This book provides insightful guidance, real-world success stories and practical tools to achieve growth in this new era, utilizing big data to achieve a deeper understanding of demand, customers, competitors, and opportunity. With disruption around every corner, growth now demands innovative new approaches and an improved capacity to meet customer needs; by gaining a stronger grasp of demand, businesses can elevate performance from "survive" to "thrive.""-- Provided by publisher.

Mind tools for managers : 100 ways to be a better boss

May 16, 2018
Manktelow, James, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
xxvi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"This book helps new and experienced leaders develop the skills they need to be more effective in everything they do. It brings together the 100 most important leadership skills--as voted for by 15,000 managers and professionals worldwide--into a single volume, providing an easy-access solutions manual for people wanting to be the best manager they can be. Each chapter details a related group of skills, providing links to additional resources as needed, plus the tools you need to put ideas into practice. Read beginning-to-end, this guide provides a crash course on the essential skills of any effective manager; used as a reference, its clear organization allows you to find the solution you need quickly and easily"-- Provided by publisher.

Ask a manager : how to navigate clueless colleagues, lunch-stealing bosses, and the rest of your life at work

May 15, 2018
Green, Alison, author.
©2018
287 pages ; 21 cm
Conversations with your boss -- Conversations with your coworkers -- Conversations when you're the boss -- Conversations with your job interviewer.
From the creator of the popular website Ask a Manager and New York magazine's work-advice columnist comes a witty, practical guide to navigating 200 difficult professional conversations--featuring all-new advice! There's a reason Alison Green has been called "the Dear Abby of the work world." Ten years as a workplace-advice columnist have taught her that people avoid awkward conversations in the office because they simply don't know what to say. Thankfully, Green does--and in this incredibly helpful book, she tackles the tough discussions you may need to have during your career.

HR on purpose : developing deliberate people passion

May 15, 2018
Browne, Steve, author.
Alexandria, Virginia : Society for Human Resource Management, [2017]
xxi, 151 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"This is a collection of 24 essays about why how Human Resource Management professionals can develop people passion in organization"-- Provided by publisher.

Toyota kata : managing people for improvement, adaptiveness, and superior results

May 14, 2018
Rother, Mike.
New York : McGraw Hill, 2010.
xx, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The situation. What defines a company that thrives long term? -- Know yourself. How are we approaching process improvement? ; Philosophy and direction ; Origin and effects of our current management approach -- The improvement kata : how Toyota continuously improves. Planning : establishing a target condition ; Problem solving and adapting : moving toward a target condition -- The coaching kata : how Toyota teaches the improvement kata. Who carries out process improvement at Toyota? ; The coaching kata : leaders as teachers -- Replication : what about other companies? Developing improvement kata behavior in your organization.
This game-changing book puts you behind the curtain at Toyota, providing new insight into the legendary automaker's management practices and offering practical guidance for leading and developing people in a way that makes the best use of their brainpower. -- Jacket.

Trump / Russia : a definitive history

May 9, 2018
Hettena, Seth, author.
Brooklyn : Melville House, 2018.
xxi, 262 pages ; 24 cm

Friend of a friend ... : understanding the hidden networks that can transform your life and your career

May 8, 2018
Burkus, David, 1983- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
242 pages ; 22 cm
Find strength in weak ties -- See your whole network -- Become a broker and fill structural holes -- Seek out silos -- Build teams from all over your network -- Become a super-connector -- Leverage preferential attachment -- Create the illusion of majority -- Resist homophily -- Skip mixers--share activities instead -- Build stronger ties through multiplexity.
"What if the best way to grow your network ISN'T by introducing yourself to strangers at cocktail parties, handing out business cards, or signing up for the latest online tool, but by developing a better understanding of the existing network that's already around you? We know that it's essential to reach out and build your network. But did you know that it's actually your weaker or former contacts who will be the most helpful to you? Or that many of our best efforts at meeting new people simply serve up the same old opportunities we already have? We know that it's essential to reach out and build your network. But did you know that it's actually your weaker or former contacts who will be the most helpful to you? Or that many of our best efforts at meeting new people simply serve up the same old opportunities we already have? n this startling new look at the art and science of networking, business school professor David Burkus digs deep to find the unexpected secrets that reveal the best ways to grow your universe. Based upon entertaining case studies and scientific research, this practical and revelatory guide shares what the best networkers really do."-- Provided by publisher.

Political risk : how businesses and organizations can anticipate global insecurity

May 7, 2018
Rice, Condoleezza, 1954- author.
©2018
321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The blackfish effect: 21st century political risk -- Move over, Hugo Chávez -- How we got here: mega trends in business, technology, and politics since the Cold War -- Mind games and groupthink: why good political risk management is so hard -- Moving beyond intuition: our political risk framework -- The art of boat spotting: understanding political risks -- Analyzing risks like a physicist -- The nuclear triad, the empty plane, and other ways to mitigate risks -- Zulu time: responding to crises -- Strengthening your political risk muscles.
Examines the topic of political risk, discussing the essential lessons, corrective measures, and counterintuitive insights for executives, entrepreneurs, and investors to navigate an uncertain, volatile world.

How women rise : break the 12 habits holding you back from your next raise, promotion, or job

May 4, 2018
Helgesen, Sally, 1948- author.
©2018
viii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Part 1. On being stuck. Where we're coming from -- Where you are -- When women resist change -- Part 2. The habits that keep women from reaching their goals. The twelve habits -- Habit 1: Reluctance to claim your achievements -- Habit 2: Expecting others to spontaneously notice and reward your contributions -- Habit 3: Overvaluing expertise -- Habit 4: Building rather than leveraging relationships -- Habit 5: Failing to enlist allies from day one -- Habit 6: Putting your job before your career -- Habit 7: The perfection trap -- Habit 8: The disease to please -- Habit 9: Minimizing -- Habit 10: Too much -- Habit 11: Ruminating -- Habit 12: Letting your radar distract you -- Part 3. Changing for the better. Start with one thing -- Don't do it alone -- Let go of judgment -- Remember what got you here.
Ready to take the next step in your career ... but not sure what's holding you back? Read on. Leadership expert Sally Helgesen and bestselling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith have trained thousands of high achievers--men and women--to reach even greater heights. Again and again, they see that women face specific and different roadblocks from men as they advance in the workplace. In fact, the very habits that helped women early in their careers can hinder them as they move up. Simply put, what got you here won't get you there ... and you might not even realize your blind spots until it's too late. Are you great with the details? To rise, you need to do less and delegate more. Are you a team player? To advance, you need to take credit as easily as you share it. Are you a star networker? Leaders know a network is no good unless you know how to use it. Sally and Marshall identify the 12 habits that hold women back as they seek to advance, showing them why what worked for them in the past might actually be sabotaging their future success. Building on Marshall's classic best seller What Got You Here Won't Get You There, their new book How women rise is essential reading for any woman who is ready to advance to the next level.

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