What It Takes

  • by Amy Henry
  • Narrated by Amy Henry
  • 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In What It Takes, Amy Henry, a formidable businesswoman and national star from The Apprentice, shares her experiences, skills, and in-your-face advice for moving up in today's workplace. Throughout her impressive 10-year business career, mostly in male-dominated industries, Amy has learned how women can succeed by using the strategies men use every day, and by thinking of femininity as an asset, not a liability. What It Takes is packed with real-life examples and practical advice and strategies, including:
Don't cry in the boardroom: manage your emotions
Yes, there is an Old Boys network: join it on your terms
Speak up: confidence isn't arrogance
Use charm: your personality is an asset
Brag: broadcast your accomplishments
Stop apologizing: men don't do it, you shouldn't either
Money: it's not what you need, it's what you're worth
Mixing business with pleasure: the right way and the wrong way Hip, honest, and controversial, What It Takes is the ultimate guide to the reality of today's business world, and Amy Henry is the new model for today's young businesswomen.

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Great book for Women to get to the Top

Amy Henry knows how to get you to the Top.Master her suggestions and you will get there.She knows what it takes.The book gets to the point.She tells us to play the game the way men do it.If we just sit at our desks and work hard and expect the boss to notice we are fooling ourselves.We need to speak up and stand up for ourselves.We need to network.We need to learn not to take things personally.separate friendship at work.Even if you do not like someone if they can get the Job done then work with them.The book is a practical guide for todays woman in the workplace.It is a must read
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- Monica

Excellent

The best book I've ever read on women in business! Very enthusiastic realism and never boring. Very encouraging for employees as well as business owners. Our company plans to purchase several as gifts.
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- Patricia

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-24-2004
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio