How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job (Hardcover)

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Ready to take the next step in your career . . . but not sure what's holding you back? Read on.

Leadership expert Sally Helgesen and bestselling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith have trained thousands of high achievers--men and women--to reach even greater heights. Again and again, they see that women face specific and different roadblocks from men as they advance in the workplace. In fact, the very habits that helped women early in their careers can hinder them as they move up. Simply put, what got you here won't get you there . . . and you might not even realize your blind spots until it's too late.

Are you great with the details? To rise, you need to do less and delegate more.

Are you a team player? To advance, you need to take credit as easily as you share it.

Are you a star networker? Leaders know a network is no good unless you know how to use it.

Sally and Marshall identify the 12 habits that hold women back as they seek to advance, showing them why what worked for them in the past might actually be sabotaging their future success. Building on Marshall's classic best seller What Got You Here Won't Get You There, their new book How Women Rise is essential reading for any woman who is ready to advance to the next level.

About the Author


Sally Helgesen's work is widely regarded as the gold standard when it comes to women's leadership. Since the publication of The Female Advantage in 1990 (still in print), she has written five more books in the field and speaks to audiences all around the world about these issues. Clients have included Microsoft, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial, Pfizer, Textron, Hewlett Packard, The World Bank, and dozens more. She has led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, and her work has been featured in Fortune, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Business Week. She lives in Chatham, New York.

Marshall Goldsmith is America's preeminent executive coach. Marshall's What Got You Here and Triggers are both ranked by Amazon in the Top 100 Best Books of all time in the leadership and success category. What Got You Here, Triggers, and MOJO were all The New York Times best-sellers and Triggers hit #1 on The Wall Street Journal's best-seller list and was chosen by Amazon as the Best Business Book of the year when it was published in 2015. What Got You Here won the Harold Longman Award for the Best Business Book of the year.

Praise For…


"Sally and
Marshall give new meaning to the term 'dream team.' Together they have produced
a masterpiece, an over-the-moon but magnificently down-to-earth leadership book
for the ages."—Tom Peters, bestselling author of In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

"A myth-busting "how to" for the next generation of women
leaders, and those who want to see them succeed. These ideas will transform our
workplaces, our careers, and our lives."—Rita McGrath, professor at Columbia Business School and a Thinkers50 Top Ten Business Thinker

"Women suffer from gender bias and when they rise further,
also from the general difficulties of leadership. When women approach the
top of organizations, they can also bring their own strengths that may unfairly
be seen as weaknesses. Sally Helgesen's expertise and Marshall
Goldsmith's wisdom bring these insights to light, so that women and men and can
do better together at reaching their goals for us all to move forward. This is a powerful and timely book."—Dr. Anthony Marx, President, New York Public Library

"Women leaders will be
driving forces in twenty-first century organizations. Practically and
persuasively, Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith map out how this can and
must happen."—Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove, Founders of Thinkers50

"How Women Rise is a great read for any woman
who wants to identify self-defeating behaviors that are holding her back, gain
insight into why she engages in those behaviors, and develop skills to
confidently achieve her goals."—Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead

"The most powerful
thing you can do for your career is to change what's in your control. Together,
Marshall and Sally help women understand what they can change about their own
behavior today to make greater contributions tomorrow. How Women Rise is a how-to guide for any woman
seeking her next success."—Deanna Mulligan, CEO, Guardian Life

"Many of the
behaviors most prized in women socially are exactly the same behaviors that
hold them back professionally. That paradox provokes huge amounts of conflict,
anger, pain and frustration at work. But Sally and Marshall are here to help:
identifying how and when to reconcile competing demands and motivators, without
losing their identity, professionalism or power."—Margaret Heffernan, CEO and author of Willful Blindness

"Pick up this
book. Scan the 12 habits. Circle the top three that make you say 'that's me!'
Read those chapters, commit to one of the suggestions, and you're on your way.
The authors know their material!"—Beverly Kaye, founder of Career Systems International and co-author of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay

"Women who seek to
rise, take note! This is your essential go-to guide. Also highly recommended
for men who work with, for, or around women."—Liz Smith, CEO, Bloomin' Brands

"This is a must
read for women aiming to get to the next level in their careers. It gives
insights into challenges and practical tools to address them."—Michelle R. Clayman, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Amsterdam Partners and Chair, Advisory Council, of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University

"Fast forward your
career with one powerful book from two of the
world's most brilliant coaches! Marshall's famous strategies for behavior
change combined with Sally's profound expertise on women will change your life
from the first chapter. Start reading this book now!"—Carol Evans, Founder and President Emeritus of Working Mother Media

"The habits and
beliefs in How Women Rise provide a
wonderful and positive opportunity for women to be self-aware. Sally and
Marshall show women how to make tangible and crisp changes that will help them
be even more successful and fulfilled at work and at home."—Aicha Evans, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Intel Corporation and a Fortune magazine Top Future Women Leaders in America

"A gem and a
revelation. If you lead women, work with women, are a woman or know any women,
you must read this book. Its sage and sane wisdom points the way to a life of
genuine purpose and meaning."—Richard Leider, international bestselling author of The Power of Purpose, Repacking Your Bags, and Life Reimagined

"The best leaders
understand that in the shadow of their strengths lurk silent career killers.
Sally and Marshall offer a brilliant lens to understand and transcend the
habits that hold us back. If you want to lead at the top, How Women Rise is for you."—Liz Wiseman, bestselling author of Multipliers and Rookie Smarts

"Whether you are
just starting out in your career or a top executive, ample case studies,
research, and wisdom make this engaging and actionable read a must read!"—Sanyin Siang, Executive Director of the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics, Duke University

"Sally and
Marshall enable leaders who are women to move from where they are to where
they want to be
by sharing a blueprint for challenging the status-quo and
shining a light on leading change."—Frances Hesselbein, Winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor

"I am broadly
distributing Marshall's new book, How Women Rise, to our leaders across
Best Buy, to help our women leaders achieve their career goals and mentor their
female colleagues, and to help men better work with and support the development
of their female colleagues."—Hubert Joly, Chairman and CEO, Best Buy

"The top 3 reasons why I loved Sally and
Marshall's book How Women Rise? 1) It's
incredibly helpful to women, those with female colleagues or direct reports,
and the healthy minority of men who are also more self-effacing than
aggrandizing. 2) The book is filled with news you can use. It's has helped me,
my C-level clients and will help you too. 3) The pages turn themselves. As a
scientist as well as coach I can see the psychological and business
sophistication behind the 12 habits. Start practicing today."—Carol Kauffman, Harvard Medical School and Founder/Executive Director of the Institute of Coaching

"It's easy to find oneself in the pages of How Women Rise. Sally and Marshall
teach us how to shift out of auto-pilot, jettison our success-inhibiting
habits, and actively steer for the career destination we desire."—Whitney Johnson, critically-acclaimed author of Disrupt Yourself

"Compelling,
practical and highly engaging. Women seeking to make a career in law can
benefit greatly from reading How Women Rise."—Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

"Sally and Marshall's
observations are brilliant-informed by both personal experience and deep
scholarship. The behaviors they recommend are pragmatic and achievable; it is a
book that will enhance women's effectiveness and ultimately their power."—Anna Fels, MD, author of Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women's Changing Lives

"Extraordinary
real-life stories of women who wait to be asked to the party, get stuck in
their comfort zone, seek perfection, and assume their hard work will be
recognized. Sally and Marshall show us how to get unstuck and to 'stand out' so
women can move forward in more purposeful, powerful, and productive
careers. This is a must read with great actionable advice!"—Janice Reals Ellig, Chief Executive Officer of Chadick Ellig and one of BusinessWeek's "World's Most Influential Headhunters"

"Sally and Marshall
have written a practical and entertaining career guide tailored to help women
ascend to senior leadership roles in business, government, and
not-for-profits."—Geoff Smart, Chairman and Founder of ghSMART and bestselling author of Who and Power Score

"How Women Rise is absolutely the right book at
the right time by the ideal authors. Sally and Marshall's experiences and
perspectives in leadership development, career success, and professional and
personal satisfaction are each world-class in their own right. But taken
together, they are magnificently complementary, creating an inspiring and
actionable guide that will change the careers and lives of women leaders
everywhere."—James M. Citrin, leader of Spencer Stuart's CEO Practice and a member of the firm's Worldwide Board of Directors

"They offer the kind
of advice that women further along in their careers might wish they had known,
from sidestepping the pitfalls of negative office culture to leveraging
alliances with co-workers. A concise, upbeat guide for women who have grown
bored or impatient with their positions, as well as for those new to the
professional world and its leadership roles."—Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316440127
ISBN-10: 0316440124
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication Date: April 10th, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English