What’s Mom Still Got To Do With It?: Breathe New Life Into Your Career By Understanding Your Mother-Daughter Relationship by Ilana Tolpin Levitt

Are you unhappy at work? Do you wonder why you didn’t get that promotion? Feeling uncertain about your career choices in general? Your relationship with your mother might be the last thing on your mind as a major contributing factor to your career woes but it shouldn’t be. Exploring this connection can potentially unlock the mystery to the patterns and … Read More

Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett

In Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace (HarperCollins) journalist and New York Times gender editor Jessica Bennett blends the personal story of her real-life office “fight club” with a studied assessment of the gender gap that continues to plague the American workplace and beyond. With equal measures wit and rigor, Bennett provides the tactical strategies—and camaraderie—that … Read More

Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation–and Positive Strategies for Change by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and at work–and shows how they can develop this crucial skill. Read more and purchase your copy on Amazon.   Why I Recommend This Book This is the book often … Read More

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, … Read More

Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose by Melanne Verveer and Kim K. Azzarelli

“Ensuring the full participation of women and girls is the great unfinished business of the twenty-first century. The stories in this book of people making a difference give me hope. We can use our power and purpose to help all women. And once we do, we can fast-forward to a better world for all.” — from the foreword by Hillary … Read More

Coaching Career Clients on Salary and Other Workplace Negotiations by Karen Chopra

Career counselors and coaches get a step-by-step tour through the tricky process of coaching clients on salary and other workplace negotiations. From ways to utilize leverage and avoid traps, to sealing the deal, this book will answer questions counselors and coaches face when guiding clients through salary negotiations. Read more and purchase your copy on Amazon.  My Review My esteemed … Read More