{epub pdf} Own It: The Power of Women at Work Author Sallie Krawcheck – Selindameditasyon.com

Own It: The Power of Women at Work Of all the self help business books related to women, this one spoke to me the most.We men and women hear that women don t make the same amount as far as cents on the dollar She brought to light what that looked like over a work lifetime when we get to retirement 1.1 million Wow Money speaks and now I am listening.She didn t berate men at all Mostly the book is about the tools we already have as women and how to actually use them.I recommend this book for all mom and fathers Well pretty Of all the self help business books related to women, this one spoke to me the most.We men and women hear that women don t make the same amount as far as cents on the dollar She brought to light what that looked like over a work lifetime when we get to retirement 1.1 million Wow Money speaks and now I am listening.She didn t berate men at all Mostly the book is about the tools we already have as women and how to actually use them.I recommend this book for all mom and fathers Well pretty much everyone Hardly ever write reviews so here goes If you are a woman, work with women, live with women, have women in your familyread this book.Sallie Krawcheck succinctly shares how women can leverage their strengths in their workplace and she does it in a very matter of fact manner No high falutin ethereal stuff here, folks Just the real deal.Realizing that The Sallie Krawcheck went through many of the same experiences that I have throughout my career was a surprise and a comfort More importantly, Hardly ever write reviews so here goes If you are a woman, work with women, live with women, have women in your familyread this book.Sallie Krawcheck succinctly shares how women can leverage their strengths in their workplace and she does it in a very matter of fact manner No high falutin ethereal stuff here, folks Just the real deal.Realizing that The Sallie Krawcheck went through many of the same experiences that I have throughout my career was a surprise and a comfort More importantly, her book gives women and the people around them the tools to improve the workplace for the betterment of business and at the end of the day, the world.I only wish it would have been possible for me to read this at the beginning of my career Wow There is really no reason why it took me so long to read this book I got it as a part of a frequent readers group , but I can t even remember the name of the organization now I really like to read and review without bias, so maybe that s why I wasn t super excited about reading itBUT, it was great It was right up my alley and ended at the MOST appropriate time in my life of starting a new business It will definitely be a reference book and one I will refer to other young women o Wow There is really no reason why it took me so long to read this book I got it as a part of a frequent readers group , but I can t even remember the name of the organization now I really like to read and review without bias, so maybe that s why I wasn t super excited about reading itBUT, it was great It was right up my alley and ended at the MOST appropriate time in my life of starting a new business It will definitely be a reference book and one I will refer to other young women on their career journeys Love her positive attitude that it is the best time ever to be a woman and that things will only get better I hope that is true And love her recommendations Increase women and diversity in the work place and your business will besuccessful Respect work life balance and mean it Provide leave and flexibility without shame Let people be themselves and voice opinions Treat your employees like people And ladies, speak up for yourself and don t be afraid to invest Sallie gets it. Better than average how to succeed in business book, told from the perspective of someone who witnessed the financial meltdown first hand The advice is nothing new, and it was a little too obviously an advertisement for her new businesses for my taste, but the personal stories from inside the executive suites at the biggest players in the financial services industry make it worthwhile. I ve met Sallie She is incredible.But meh on the book Women are statistically better at these things so own it and be good at what you re good at Risk, relationships, complex decision making I did enjoy the idea that men think women are indecisive when really they are able to holdcomplex cues in their head at once and make arobust decision which requires time.Was it better than lean in I m not sure I loved lean in when I read it but now who knows I kinda expected Sallie I ve met Sallie She is incredible.But meh on the book Women are statistically better at these things so own it and be good at what you re good at Risk, relationships, complex decision making I did enjoy the idea that men think women are indecisive when really they are able to holdcomplex cues in their head at once and make arobust decision which requires time.Was it better than lean in I m not sure I loved lean in when I read it but now who knows I kinda expected Sallie to write ayeah she s fucking right no way around it kind of book Wall Street was the only industry in the world in which one could make millions of dollars by being mediocre and essentially hiding in the pack And at some point I decided that I really didn t think fighting those battleswas what I wanted to do So I quit I simply quit And I went on to choose battles that I thought werewinnable I liked her take on financial proficiency being the next evolution of feminism Example The gender pay gap is one thing, but the investment gap is even worse ultimately leading to millions of dollars less in retirement for women than men Naturally, her company Ellevest offers a solution, but the takeaway is that thewomen understand their finances, and ask questions, theeconomic power women will have And since we all know money talks, economic power in the hands of women could le I liked her take on financial proficiency being the next evolution of feminism Example The gender pay gap is one thing, but the investment gap is even worse ultimately leading to millions of dollars less in retirement for women than men Naturally, her company Ellevest offers a solution, but the takeaway is that thewomen understand their finances, and ask questions, theeconomic power women will have And since we all know money talks, economic power in the hands of women could lead to changes in families, in the wealth management system, in Wall Street, in companies and in the government Altho the most of this book doesn t relate me my personnel life It was still an enjoyable read with lessons to learn Good steady page turner A new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already haveWeren t women supposed to have arrived Perhaps with the nation s first female President, equal pay on the horizon, true diversity in the workplace to come thereafter Or, at least the end of fat shaming and locker room talk Well, we aren t quite there yet But does that mean that progress for women in business has come to a screeching halt It s true that the old rules didn t get us as far as we hoped But we can go the distance, and we can close the gaps that still exist We just need a new way In fact, there are many reasons to be optimistic about the future, says former Wall Street powerhouse turned entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck That s because the business world is changing fast driven largely by technology and it s changing in ways that give us power and opportunities than ever and even than we yet realizeSuccess for professional women will no longer beabout trying to compete at the men s version of the game, she says And it will no longer be about contorting ourselves to men s expectations of how powerful people behave Instead, it s about embracing and investing in our innate strengths as women and bringing them proudly and unapologetically, to work When we do, she says, we gain the power to advance in our careers in natural ways We gain the power to initiate courageous conversations in the workplace We gain the power to forge non traditional career paths to leave companies that don t respect our worth, and instead, go start our own And we gain the power to invest our economic muscle in making our lives, and the world, better Here Krawcheck draws on her experiences at the highest levels of business, both as one of the few women at the top rungs of the biggest boy s club in the world, and as an entrepreneur, to show women how to seize this seismic shift in power to take their careers to the next level This change is real, and it s coming fast It s time to own it I loved this book, it s a really quick read, but laden with candid stories that Sallie experienced during her career She also adds 1 2 jokes per chapter which makes itenjoyable and easier in grasping the main message of the book Overall, I d recommend this to any woman who s in a corporate career It should take max 2 weeks to read, too.

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