Woman up

Anne-Marie Slaughter included a call to redefine the "successful" career arc in her "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" essay in the July/August issue of the Atlantic. Consider Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want (Jossey-Bass, 2012) an informative guide on how to navigate that process. Washington Post columnist Selena Rezvani, Bus '09 (MBA), interviews scores of top female professionals, including Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Self editor-in-chief Lucy Danziger, for practical career-building advice. She offers anecdotes and social psychology research to show the career-long benefits of pushing back against complacency, and provides tips for negotiating a better salary, fighting for a stronger management role, and adjudicating conflicts.

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