Book Review

Women’s Work

I could not put this book down. It was so eloquently written that I felt completely engaged in her story.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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Thrive

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.

 

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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.

 

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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

 

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Women Leading

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.

 

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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.

 

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Becoming

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).

 

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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.

 

Book Review

The Awakened Woman

Ever wondered who Oprah’s all-time favourite guest was? This is just one of Dr Tererai Trent’s claims to fame. Dr Trent is an internationally-acclaimed voice for women’s empowerment and education.