Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot--and Relaunch Their Careers, 1st Edition

  • Wendy Sachs
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  • ISBN-10: 0814437702
  • ISBN-13: 9780814437704
  • DDC: 650.1082
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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About

Overview

Author Wendy Sachs talked to a wide range of women who faced down fears, roadblocks, and failures to reinvent themselves. This book weaves their insights and experiences together with current research and actionable advice. You'll learn how to: capitalize on your skills and expand them; grow comfortable with being uncomfortable; boost your confidence; sell your story; engineer serendipity; nurture your network; shake off setbacks; brand yourself—without bragging; build momentum; compete with digital natives; reposition yourself if you’re reentering the workforce; and more. Whether you want out of a shrinking industry or into a business of your own creation, this book helps you dream big—and act now.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Change Your Words Boost Your Brand.
2: Strike A Pose and Feel the Power.
3: Create Your Own Serendipity.
4: Networking in the Girls’ Lounge the Power of Connections.
5: Falling from the Top Rising with Resilience.
6: Congratulations, You’Re Fired.
7: Flipping Off Failure.
8: Iterate. Meditate. Repeat.
9: The Mothers of Reinvention.
10: Branding Is Not Bragging.
11: Getting Back In.
12: What’s Your Story?.
Notes.
Index.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.