Written by Elizabeth Floyd Mair.
If you’re ready to turn some pages (or download some new stuff on your tablet), here’s what new on the business book front for 2016.
“Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work”
By Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris (May 2016, Bibliomotion, $27.95)
Kramer is a partner in the international law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP and has spent 30 years helping women navigate career advancement through speeches, workshops, articles, mentoring, problem solving and one-on-one coaching. Here she and Harris — also an attorney, and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School — offer clear and specific advice on how to communicate to avoid or overcome the potentially career-disrupting effects of stereotype and bias. Just a few of the topics they explore are nonverbal behavior and communication, spoken and written behavior, impression management, preparing for difficult interactions, meetings and advocating for yourself.
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