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The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead But Won't Learn in Business School

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Over the course of a year, Selena Rezvani interviewed women executives in various industries, roles, and job functions, including Jamie McCourt, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Denise Incandela, president of Saks Direct at Saks Fifth Avenue, Roxanne Spillett, president and CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Naomi Earp, chair of the Equal Employment Opportuni ...more
Hardcover, 181 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Praeger Publishers
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Laura
Sep 26, 2012 rated it liked it
I think this would have been a great book for me when I first started working in corporate america. I had already heard a lot of the advice she gave. Reading this was certainly a good reminder to keep building my experiences and working towards my professional goals.
Irene
Apr 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I purchased my first business at age 22 (1969) and I can certainly attest that what I needed to know I didn't learn in business school. It took me years to "figure" things out and 40+ years later I'm still learning. I do recall the struggles and chaos that came with owing that first business and it certainly would have been much easier if I had acquired some prior knowledge through academia. But, then I wonder if I would have learned the "nuts and bolts" of running a business from a professor th ...more
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I picked up this book at a USWIB event a few years ago and finally got around to reading it. Overall I thought this book was decent. It had some pretty duh/obvious advice, and the overall flow just felt like a laundry list of advice as opposed to a longer-term development plan. Then again, maybe self-help books just aren't my genre.
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I've met Selena. She's awesome.
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Inspiring read and excellent book for women new to the career scene. The tips are worthy of reading.
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Selena Rezvani serves as the president of NextGenWomen, LLC. Her goal is to
propel more women into the top echelons of businesses - an objective she
achieves through her writing, consulting, and speaking engagements. Selena wrote her debut book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead but Won't Learn in Business School (Praeger, 2009) while pursuing her MBA at Johns Hopkins Unive
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