How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman

How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman : The Coach-Yourself Toolkit

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Have you read all the books out there on getting to the top but find yourself wanting not necessarily tips for achieving a high-flying career, but the tools for creating a fulfilling working life?
Based on new data from surveys and interviews, How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman will encompass stories, examples, strategies and practical exercises. The content will be both instructive and interactive offering insights from the authors' own experience of working with many women managers who attend Ashridge Business School programmes and events.
The book will focus on key issues for development and career success and apply these to the specific challenges facing women at work, including: getting started in your career; dealing with motherhood and a career; dual career couples; changing career direction; moving up to senior levels; lack of confidence; and developing a clear career plan.
Offering tips, techniques and approaches, this book will be an essential tool for working women of all ages and at various stages in their career.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1472922670
  • 9781472922670

Table of contents

Part 1 - Career Audit and Process
Who am I?
What have I achieved so far?
Who supports me?
What am I looking for in my work? How will I achieve my dreams?
Part 2 - Career Stages
Career Transitions
Dealing and coping with change
Self belief and confidence
Women's Career Stories.
Part 3 - Making It Happen
Taking Action!
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About Fiona Elsa Dent

Until recently Fiona Dent was Director of Executive Education at Ashridge Business School. She is now a Freelance management trainer, executive coach and Ashridge Associate.

Viki Holton is a Research Fellow at Ashridge with an interest in diversity and women leaders. Her current projects include research to look at women as leaders in higher Education. She has been involved with many women's initiatives, including the European Women's Management Development Network.

Both Fiona and Viki have researched and written extensively about women's careers (as well as on many other business and leadership topics) and therefore have considerable knowledge to draw upon. Fiona has written on a number of business topics, including influencing and people management.
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