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High achieving women share their worst mistakes at work and how learning from them paved the way to successNamed by Fast Company as a Top 10 Book You Need to Read This Year   In Mistakes I Made at Work a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Business Book for Spring 2014 Jessica Bacal interviews twenty five successful women about their toughest on the job moments These innovators across a va. No surprise even successful people make mistakes Yes surprise here they reveal some so that we can gain inspiration for our own success Getting there lies in the desire to grow rather than merely impress Entertaining well written as well as audiobook well performed

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Mistakes I Made at Work

Riety of fields – from the arts to finance to tech – reveal that they’re thoughtful purposeful and assertive as leaders because they learned from their mistakes not because they never made any Interviewees include Cheryl Strayed bestselling author of Wild Anna Holmes founding editor of Jezebelcom Kim Gordon founding member of the band Sonic Youth Joanna Barsch Director Emer. A revolutionary idea talk about mistakes and what you learned from them And then ask well known women to contribute Great premise executed well I enjoyed reading about the various experiences backgrounds and professions and could see the commonality of professional women navigating organizational and relational challenges The chapters that I found most helpful 25 years into my career are the ones about giving oneself time to really understand what will make one happy at work and life and that this can be a trial and error processI give this 35 stars because I found it to read exactly like a collection of short essays without much narrative thread or overarching theme besides tell your story leaving it feeling a little choppy Nevertheless a great set of essays especially for younger women who are starting their careers Some very good advice and storytelling in a time that this doesn t happen collectively Please note that this review is provided as part of the LibraryThing early reviewer program and reflects my honest opinion of the publication

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Itus of McKinsey Company Carol Dweck Stanford psychology professor Ruth Ozeki New York Times bestselling author of Tale for the Time BeingAnd many Ideal for millenials just starting their careers for women seeking to advance at work or for anyone grappling with issues of perfectionism Mistakes I Made at Work features fascinating and surprising anecdotes as well as tips for reader. This was such an excellent book I actually found myself taking notes I would recommend this book to every person I knowregardless of genderseriously A uick entertaining read with a wealth of knowledge to boot I d like to own this book


10 thoughts on “Mistakes I Made at Work

  1. says:

    A promising concept but disappointingly flimsy on the ground I was drawn to the theme and to what I could see of the interviewee list

  2. says:

    No surprise even successful people make mistakes Yes surprise here they reveal some so that we can gain inspiration for our own success Getting 'there' lies in the desire to grow rather than merely impress Entertaining well written as well as audiobook well performed

  3. says:

    Good but not memorable Much better books for women in the workplace Selena Rezvani’s Pushback for one It’s refreshing to hear stories about bouncing back from low points but not all mistakes are created eual A lot of the women featured euated “mistakes” with “risking potential failure” and they aren’t the same thing At all

  4. says:

    A revolutionary idea talk about mistakes and what you learned from them And then ask well known women to contribute Great premise executed well I enjoyed reading about the various experiences backgrounds and prof

  5. says:

    I enjoyed this book but many of the essays were from writers so it wasn't representative of many careers it was especially low on examples of women in STEM fields Additionally almost all of the essay writers were connected to Smith College in some way and all were college educated While the book had some valuable lessons I felt a lot of these women were allowed to take big risks and learn from failures because they ha

  6. says:

    My main takeaway from this book was that nobody has it all figured it out Even people at the very top have had failures This book includes lot

  7. says:

    Mistakes I made at Work is a must read Not only is the author's voice in the preview sections of each of the four parts really accessible and down to earth the essays themselves are priceless They are easy to digest and end with tips which are great take away messages I book marked and highlighted at least a third of the book to return to for myself or my students whom I mentorThe book itself is a collection

  8. says:

    I wanted so badly to love this book but I just didn't The idea behind it was really strong but the execution wasn

  9. says:

    This was such an excellent book I actually found myself taking notes I would recommend this book to every person I knowregardless of genderseriously A uick entertaining read with a wealth of knowledge to boot I'd like to ow

  10. says:

    This book hit me at the right time I really enjoyed reading of other women's experiences in the working world and how they choose to navigate issues as they arose

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