Against the wind : how women can be their authentic selves in male-dominated professions

Against the wind : how women can be their authentic selves in male-dominated professions
Wittwer, Jennifer
  • Item Type: Book - 650.1082
  • Published: 2020
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Description

Are you struggling to be your real self in a workplace dominated by men? Have you become beige as a tactic to blend in? Are you afraid to draw attention to your womanhood? Systemic discrimination and cultural barriers in male-dominated professions continue to make it hard, even in 2020, for women to achieve their full potential. Often women adopt stereotypical masculine behaviours more culturally accepted in the office, in combat, on the streets, down the coal mine, or in the court room. They dont know how to step out of that pattern and re-emerge as their true, authentic selves. Against the Wind provides practical how to tools to overcome the challenges, adversity, complexities, and obstacles women often face throughout their careers. Jennifer provides strategies that will empower women to step up, own their space, use their voice, and be heard. Against the Wind is an informative, comprehensive and easy-to-follow journey in which Jennifer encourages women to: tackle the firsts that still exist in their profession, say yes to opportunities and work out how later, and find and follow their passions find their strengths by being more self-aware, value their contribution, and say no to imposter syndrome build their resilience through overcoming adversity and challenges, and find the silver lining take new directions in their career and life, promote themselves unapologetically, and create their brand think B.I.G Brave & Important Goals, celebrate women who achieve the firsts, and find their voice.

Related Subjects

Women--Vocational guidance.
Success in business.
Self-realization in women.

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ISBN:

9781925921564 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Wittwer, Jennifer,

Title:

Against the wind : how women can be their authentic selves in male-dominated professions / Jennifer Wittwer, CSM.

Publication Info:

[Surrey Hills, Vic.] : Jennifer Wittwer, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

xxii, 226 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm

Content Type:

text

Content Type:

still image

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Women--Vocational guidance.

Subject term:

Success in business.

Subject term:

Self-realization in women.

Genre index term:

Self-help publications.

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