The essential career handbook for creative working women. Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women is the modern career guide every creative woman needs, whether you're just starting out or already have years of experience. Packed with fresh ideas and no-nonsense practical advice, this career handbook is guaranteed to become your go-to resource when it comes to building the career you want. Writer Otegha Uwagba takes you through everything you need to build a successful self-made career, from how to negotiate a payrise to building a killer personal brand via a crash course in networking like a pro, and tips for overcoming creative block. Plus Little Black Book is full of indispensable advice on how to thrive as a freelancer and has an entire chapter dedicated to helping you master the tricky art of public speaking. With contributions from trailblazing creative women including acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Refinery29 cofounder Piera Gelardi; The Gentlewoman's editor in chief, Penny Martin; and many more, Little Black Book is a curation of essential wisdom and hard-won career insights. Whether you're a thinker, a maker, an artist or an entrepreneur, you'll find plenty of inspiration for your working life here.
"Encompassing issues ranging from money management to brand building this book, written by business wunderkind Otegha Uwagba who also founded the community Women Who, is a must-read guide for all creative women looking to navigate the world of work." (Elle) "Otegha Uwagba is one of London's new generation of female CEOs." (Evening Standard) "A toolkit for women in the creative industry that covers all the usual opportunities for instruction - but does it in a friendly, straightforward, non-pandering way." (Fast Company)