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3.02287671232877 out of 53.02287671232877 out of 53.02287671232877 out of 53.02287671232877 out of 53.02287671232877 out of 5 3.02 (73 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lois P. Frankel, Carol Frohlinger Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Nice Girls Series Release Date: May 2011 ISBN: 9781452670836
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Have you ever felt invisible? Taken advantage of? Reluctant (or unable) to articulate what you really want? If so, join the club. The nice girls club. Nice girls-that's right, girls-are those who are more concerned with pleasing others than with addressing their own needs and who haven't yet learned how to overcome the childhood messages and cultural stereotypes that are keeping them from getting their voices heard, their needs met, and the lives they want. This book will turn those nice girls into winning women. That is, women who factor their own needs in with those of others, confront those who treat them disrespectfully, maintain healthy and mutually beneficial relationships with appropriate boundaries-and, as a result, are happier and more successful in every area of their lives. In 2004, Lois Frankel blew the lid off so many of our long-held ideas about gender and success with her bestselling Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office, which went on to become such a huge phenomenon, the term nice girls has secured a place in our cultural lexicon. Here, Frankel teams up with negotiation expert Carol Frohlinger to bring this bestselling advice out of the workplace and to provide a broader set of skills that any woman-whether a CEO or stay-at-home mom-can use to win anywhere, with anyone. Presented in the straightforward, digestible format that helped make Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office an instant hit, Frankel and Frohlinger outline seven practical strategies and ninety-nine supporting tactics that every winning woman should know. By the time you've finished digesting this book, you'll be able to: -Get your husband to do his half of the household chores-without being made to feel like a nag (or any other unflattering term typically used to describe an assertive woman) -Stop overextending yourself by taking on all the unpleasant tasks no one on your volunteer board or your team at work will go near -Win an argument with your mother-in-law about who will be hosting Christmas dinner -Have the courage to send back a meal that isn't prepared the way you'd ordered it -Confront a colleague who is shirking responsibility or taking credit for your work -Convince a salesperson to reduce a fee, waive a surcharge, or honor a store credit -Question your doctor's course or treatment or request a second opinion, instead of simply going along in order to be a "good" patient -Firmly but politely bow out of an extravagant vacation to celebrate a friend's birthday that you simply can't afford-without feeling guilty about it -And so much more. A must-listen for anyone who has ever felt taken advantage of by a friend or family member, unappreciated by a spouse or partner, or exploited by a vindictive neighbor or coworker, Nice Girls Just Don't Get It offers women the indispensable knowledge and skills to get the things they want, the respect they've earned, and the success they deserve. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stacey | 8/22/2012

    " There was a lot of good stuff in this book. But it was kind of boring and a little wordy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denise | 4/28/2012

    " Well.....I certainly could use this advice. Written by two women, a judge and a pyschologist. What more could a single girl need? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jill Casey | 12/24/2011

    " So it seems tons of people think all 'self-help' books are lame but.... This one was very handy. It even helped me be a little better at arguing. And far better at getting what I want! As well as saying what I mean more clearly. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tracy | 10/31/2011

    " This book had some good pointers and it was a fairly quick read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Barbara | 9/24/2011

    " Excellent, honest book that turns nice girls into winning women without resorting to rudeness. There are literally tons of tips on being more assertive and avoiding passive-aggressive or simply passive behavior that builds resentment. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Alicia | 8/9/2011

    " A few helpful parts, but the writing seemed stale and followed a simple formula that was too predictable. "

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About the Author

Dr. Lois Frankel has become practically synonymous with helping women to succeed in work and life. Her book Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office was a New York Times bestseller that has been translated into twenty-five languages and has sold a million copies worldwide. As president of Corporate Coaching International and an active speaker, Frankel helps tens of thousands of women each year achieve their personal and professional goals. She has been widely featured in the media, including the Today show, Larry King Live, People magazine, Time magazine, BusinessWeek, and the Wall Street Journal

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”