“Women roar—they are the leaders we need incorporations today but there are still some barriers. This bookwill help individual women negotiate what they need to succeed asleaders and help their firms support them in their efforts. Thatway we all win!”
—Tom Peters, management consultant andauthor,Re-imagine! Business Excellence in a DisruptiveAge
“This is an important book for any woman who wants to dogood—for herself and for her organization.”
—Ann Richards, former Governor of Texas
“Nothing is more vital for women than learning how tonegotiate from our strengths. The authors know the hurdles womenface--but, better still, they show how we can overcomethem.”
—Margaret Heffernan, CEO and author, The Naked Truth: AWorking Woman’s Manifesto on Business and What ReallyMatters
"Women leaders will want this book in their briefcases. It's gotall the nuts-and-bolts strategies they need to succeed. Actually,men should read this book if they hope to keep up!"
--Betty Spence, president, National Association of FemaleExecutives
Despite these visible success stories, the path to the executivesuite remains torturous for women. The testing can be prolonged,the scrutiny intense. Will she really have the "right stuff" whenthe going gets rough? Even Carly Fiorina was unprepared for theattention paid to her gender.
Her Place at the Table is a practical guide for any womandealing with a demanding role. Drawing on extensive interviews withwomen leaders, the authors isolate five key challenges.
For each challenge, the authors offer tips on avoiding commontraps and then lay out the strategic moves that position you forsuccess. The guides concluding each chapter make it easy to put theprinciples to work.