Valuable Lessons, Smart Suggestions, and True Stories for Succeeding as the Chick-in-Charge
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So, you finally got that promotion. Youâ€™re the boss now.
The supervisor. The manager. The captain. The taskmaster.
Those days of taking orders, running errands, and
clock-watching are over. As exciting as all this might seem,
once the rush of the promotion is over, you might be
scratching your head wondering exactly what to do. Being the
boss is never easy, but it's twice as hard for a woman. It
seems like there's no middle ground. Either you're the
dragon lady who rules with an iron fist or the mousey girl
who gets drowned out at every meeting. When a woman wields
authority and dares to make tough decisions, how often is
the "B-word" bandied about by her employees? How can she
strike that balance between pushover and dictator?
Fear not. You can do the job. All you need is a
little helpful advice to send you on your way. Whether you
supervise two as a shift manager or lord over an entire
corporate empire, Caitlin Friedman and Kim Yorio will show
you how to step gracefully into your new position of power.
Theyâ€™ll teach you how to motivate your team without
alienating them, how to delegate without feeling guilty, how
to deal with office politics and how to handle evaluations,
promotions, and even firings. And for those of you who are
already running the show, they can help you become the
mentor your employees deserve.
are self-assessment questionnaires to help you find out
where you land on the bitch or wimp scale; interviews with
prominent female bosses, human-resources directors, and
therapists; and advice from a whole host of experts. In
addition, there are funny and informative checklists and
tips to make sure youâ€™re the Good Witch around the
office and not the Big Bitch. And, most important,
Caitlin and Kim will teach you the secrets to owning your
role and loving it. Youâ€™ve earned your promotion, so enjoy it!
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