I know how she does it
Having it all means doing it all, or so we often say (or is that just me?). This data driven book reminds us that we all have the same amount of time – 168 hours a week to be precise – and how we choose to spend that time is a reflection of our values.
I could not put this book down. It was so eloquently written that I felt completely engaged in her story.
Work like a Woman
Powerful reminders that the way we work can, and in many ways, should change and that the way to drive sustainable change is together.
Live Lead Learn
As the group CEO and managing director of two banks in Australia, and the first female CEO of one of Australia’s big four banks, Gail shares her amazing story.
The working mother’s survival guide
This book starts at pre-conception and covers the very early days of having a baby and career. Drawing on interviews and experts, it provides guidance and tips on getting through pregnancy at work and also returning to work.
The dramatic start, as Arianna Huffington shares the details of her collapse in 2007, gives context for why Thrive reminds us to look at our well-being and to balance our lives.
Exhausted to Energized
Energy is vital to our health, happiness and success. Yet, as working mothers, so often it’s easy to pass off feeling tired as normal as we strive to balance work, children, and relationships.
The Moment of Lift
Melinda Gates tells powerful stories based on her years of travel as part of her philanthropic endeavours as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as her personal experiences including being the only female in the first class of MBAs hired by Microsoft in the 1980s
Christine Nixon and Amanda Sinclair share their personal experiences in this book, which, refreshingly, provided inspiration for women leading, together with sensible leadership advice that would suit anyone.
How Women Rise
Based on their experience as leadership consultants and trainers the authors have identified that, in their opinions, women face specific and different roadblocks to men as they advance their careers.
Relatable and easy to read, this book offers a peek into life in the White House. Michelle shared many personal experiences including fertility battles and her balance between fulfilling what she was capable of (being a lawyer) and doing what she cared passionately about (public service).
Alive At Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do
I had the amazing opportunity to attend a lecture by Dan Cable at London Business School this year with EO. Reading this book was like attending Dan’s class, just without his captivating speaking presence. You can watch Dan talking at TEDx here.