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Work It by Carrie Kerpen
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Jan 09, 2018 | ISBN 9780143131816

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“We each must navigate our own journey in life, but Work It provides us with a reliable compass…the acquired wisdom and inspiration that can only come from women who have led the way.”–Meredith Vieira, journalist and talk show host 
“This is a must read manifesto for women in the workplace.”–Reshma Saujani, New York Times Bestselling Author and Founder, Girls Who Code
“An empowering career guide featuring bold advice from 50 high-profile women on how to succeed in work, leadership and life.”–Barbara Corcoran, founder of Corcoran Real Estate and “shark” on ABC’s emmy award winning “Shark Tank”
Work It is the go-to guide for using your strengths to get the right job at the right time, building the career you were born to have.”–Sallie Krawchek, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest
“Keep Work It in your bag and pull it out anytime you need a nugget of inspiration from any one of these amazing women! This is a great and essential read.”–Betty Liu, founder of Radiate & anchor at Bloomberg TV
“…great, practical advice about how to succeed in business and in life, told through the stories of many impressive women.”–Lauren Hobart, President, DICK’S Sporting Goods
“Carrie Kerpen teaches readers how to navigate their professional challenges by expertly guiding them through a personalized, step by step strategy. As a female CEO and mother, Carrie has worked it all herself and she generously imparts her entrepreneurial wisdom in a clever and interactive way through exercises that anyone can do and benefit from instantly.”–Aliza Licht, author of Leave Your Mark and fashion communications executive
Work It is a must-read for any woman, whatever she’s doing and whatever her ambition. Carrie Kerpen combines fascinating, frank stories from women who’ve faced all sorts of challenges and overcome them, with her own searingly honest account of the ups and downs, missteps and landings that got her to her own success. This is the female equivalent of Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things–Carrie and her riveting interviewees tell it like it really is, to arm you with hard-headed advice to achieve your own dreams.”–Cindy Gallop, founder, MakeLoveNotPorn
Work It is THE likeable guide to business and personal success for women at any stage of their careers.”–Gail Galuppo, CMO, Aflac
Work It shows us all that there’s not a one-size-fits-all answer for how women succeed in life–you’ve got to work with what you’ve got.”–Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Zuckerberg Media
“This is like having fifty brilliant women in your corner, guiding you along your path to success.” –Telisa Yancy, CMO, Ebony Power 100, AdAge Woman to Watch—future CEO
“Anyone looking for brilliant business advice should absolutely read this book.”–

“What I like so much about [Work It] is its deliberate accessibility. Work It will speak to those of you who aren’t feeling the #Girlboss or “lean in” or “badass” bause personas that so many books tout currently. Still, the ‘secrets’ that make up the book still originate from some of the most successful or powerful women in business, including Kerpen herself.”–800 CEO Read, “Fall Favorites by and for Feminists”
“[Work It] will resonate with those currently struggling to achieve their goals in the business world and will encourage them to keep going.”–Publishers Weekly

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