PRACTICAL TIPS TO LEVEL THE BUSINESS PLAYING FIELD
The co-founder of HGTV shows how women can achieve their career goals by utilising her trademark technique of 'gamesmanship.'
long have women in the workplace been encouraged to cultivate soft,
classically feminine work demeanours. If we live in a man's world, it's
time for women to play the men at their game and beat them.
idea of gamesmanship allows women to do just this. Proceeding with good
gamesmanship includes encouraging other women to compete outwardly
instead of inwardly, cultivating the emotional distance necessary to
succeed at work and understanding and replicating how male colleagues
Her ideas are fleshed out with insightful anecdotes from
her own 30 years in business alongside thoughtful passages from other
female entrepreneurs. These include missives from Ellen Kullman,
Chairman and CEO of DuPont, Veronica Hagen, CEO of Polymer Group and
Colleen Repplier, President of Tyco International.
women to develop skills in competing, handling loss, maintaining
emotional distance, thinking tactically and adding excitement to their
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