As one of my new, beginning-of-the-year coaching clients wrote to me, “2012 will be the year!” Whatever your professional goals, don’t overlook the power of reading as a career advancement tool. Here are my top-10 favorite career advancement titles for women. That’s only one book a month, with time off for the summer . . .
How Remarkable Women Lead: the Breakthrough Model for Work and Life, by Joanna Barsh & Susie Crantson
Suits: A Woman on Wall Street, by Nina Godiwalla
Be Heard the First Time! The Woman’s Guide to Powerful Speaking, by Susan Miller
Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want, by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever
Tough Choices: A Memoir, by Carly Fiorina
Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It: 99 Ways to Win the Respect You Deserve, the Success You’ve Earned, and the Life You Want, by Lois P. Frankel and Carol Frohlinger
No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think about Power, by Gloria Feldt
Through the Labyrinth: The Truth about How Women Become Leaders, by Alice H. Eagly and Linda L. Carli
Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career, by Herminia Ibarra
(If these titles inspire you to buff up your career advancement skills, check out my online career coaching resource center, WomenAdvance.com.)
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