Hardball for Women

Hardball for Women : Winning at the Game of Business

3.88 (63 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


The bestselling guide fully updated for the post-Lean In era For nearly two decades, Hardball for Women has shown women how to get ahead in the business world. Whether the arena is a law firm, a medical group, a tech company, or any other work environment, Hardball for Women decodes male business culture and shows women how to break patterns of behavior that put them at a disadvantage. It explains how to get results when you "lean in" without being thrown off balance. Illustrated with real-life examples Hardball for Women teaches women how to:
Successfully navigate middle management to become a leader in your fieldBe assertive without being obnoxiousDisplay confidenceEngage in smart self-promotionLead both men and women--and recognize the differences between themUse "power talk" language to your advantage
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 30.48mm | 249.47g
  • Plume Books
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed.
  • 0142181773
  • 9780142181775
  • 227,818

Review quote

One of O, The Oprah Magazine's Must Reads "In this constructive, no-nonsense guide, business consultant Heim addresses women executives who, despite technical proficiency, hard work and managerial skills equal or superior to those of their male co-workers, have been passed over for promotions."--Publishers Weekly
show more

About Patricia Heim

Pat Heim and Susan Golant have also written In the Company of Women with Susan Murphy. Pat lives in Pacific Palisades. Coauthor Susan Golant lives in Los Angeles.

Tammy Hughes works for the Heim Group and lives in Seattle.
show more

Rating details

63 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 43% (27)
4 22% (14)
3 21% (13)
2 10% (6)
1 5% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X