April 19, 2017

Download E-books The Dance of Intimacy: A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships PDF

By Harriet Lerner

In The Dance of Intimacy, the bestselling writer of The Dance of Anger outlines the stairs to take in order that sturdy relationships might be reinforced and tough ones will be healed. Taking a cautious examine these relationships the place intimacy is so much challenged--by distance, depth, or pain--she teaches us concerning the particular alterations we will make to accomplish a extra reliable experience of self and a extra intimate connectedness with others. Combining transparent recommendation with bright case examples, Dr. Lerner deals us the main stable, useful booklet on intimate relationships that either men and women might ever encounter.

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge PDF

By Becky Blalock

From a veteran Fortune 500 government, how girls can achieve and reach most sensible management positions

Though girls carry a majority of the managerial jobs within the crew, they occupy a trifling 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 organisations. to damage via this obdurate glass ceiling, ladies needs to discover ways to take daring steps while career-defining moments come up. in the course of her 33-year profession at Southern corporation, a Fortune 500 application corporation, Becky Blalock rose to develop into CIO in a historically male undefined. Now she bargains her personal hard-won suggestion, in addition to that of 28 best girl executives, to teach all aspiring girls the best way to dare to arrive the top tier of management and C-suite positions.  

  • Includes recommendation and mentoring classes from best girls enterprise leaders corresponding to: Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the lady Scouts of the united states; Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon; Carol Tomé, CFO of domestic Depot; Dr. Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman university, and Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM, between many others
  • Features elementary, sincere recommendation on gaining self belief, talking up, discovering mentors, studying to fail, construction a community of allies, handling others, and more
  • Written by means of pioneering company chief Becky Blalock, with a Foreword through Anne Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation

Dare is must-needed advisor for girls all over the place, at each point, striving to develop the personality, abilities, and relationships that carry larger luck within the workplace. 

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence (Tribal Legal Studies) PDF

By Sarah Deer

A normal creation to the social and felony matters thinking about acts of violence opposed to local girls, this book's participants are attorneys, social employees, social scientists, writers, poets, and sufferers. within the U.S. local ladies are much more likely than girls from the other team to endure violence, from rape and battery to extra sophisticated sorts of abuse, and Sharing Our tales of Survival explores the reasons and results of such habit. The tales and case-studies awarded listed here are usually painful and uncooked, and the facts are overwhelmingly grim; yet a countervailing subject matter additionally runs via this tremendous informative quantity: a number of the ladies who look in those pages are survivors, frequently bolstered by means of their travails, and the violence tested here's human violence, that means that it may be replaced, if simply with a lot attempt and schooling. step one is to put out the reality for all to work out, and that's the function finished by means of this booklet.

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Contours of Citizenship: Women, Diversity and Practices of Citizenship (Gender in a Global/Local World) PDF

By Margaret Abraham

In an more and more globalized international of collapsing financial borders and lengthening formal political and criminal equality rights, lively citizenship has the aptitude to extend in addition to deepen. even as, with the increase of neo-liberalism, welfare nation retrenchment, decline of kingdom employment, re-privatization and the emerging hole among wealthy and terrible, the commercial, social and political citizenship rights of convinced different types of individuals are more and more curtailed. This e-book examines the complexity of citizenship in ancient and modern contexts. It attracts on empirical study from various nations, contexts and methods in addressing ladies and citizenship in a global/local international and covers a variety of numerous matters, either current and earlier, to incorporate immigration, ethnicity, type, nationality, political and fiscal participation, associations and the non-public and public spheres. This wealthy assortment informs our figuring out of the pitfalls and probabilities for ladies within the endurance and alterations in the contours of citizenship.

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life PDF

By Barbara Stanny

Quietly and progressively, the variety of girls making six figures or extra is expanding and keeps to upward thrust at a fee speedier than for males. From marketers to company executives, from white-collar execs to freelancers and part-timers, ladies are forging careers with huge monetary good fortune.

In Secrets of Six-Figure Women, Barbara Stanny, journalist, motivational speaker,and monetary educator, identifies the seven key innovations of girl highearners: A revenue rationale, Audacity, Resilience, Encouragement, Self-Awareness, Non-attachment, and monetary Know-How.

Based on broad examine and 1000's of interviews, together with greater than one hundred fifty girls whose annual gains variety from $100,000 to $7 million, Barbara Stanny turns all of the six-figure features right into a particular procedure for upping gains. via carefully fine-tuning them, readers can, step by step, climb the source of revenue ladder.

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Victorian Needlework (Victorian Life and Times) PDF

By Kathryn Ledbetter

Marrying awfully well known topics―needlework and women's history―this e-book offers an authoritative but enjoyable dialogue of the variety and value of needlework in Victorian women's lives.

• styles and illustrations from women's periodicals and trend books of the time supply a window into Victorian lifestyles that may be particularly exciting to the legions who perform those crafts today

• Quotations from memoirs, works of fiction, and poetry let readers to proportion the reviews of ladies of the period

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Samurai Women 1184-1877 (Warrior) PDF

By Stephen Turnbull

Ever because the Empress Jingo-kogo led an invasion of Korea during pregnancy with the long run Emperor Ojin, stories of girl eastern warriors have emerged from Japan's wealthy background. utilizing fabric that hasn't ever been translated into English sooner than, this publication offers the tale of Japan's woman warriors for the 1st time, revealing the function of the ladies of the samurai classification in all their many manifestations, investigating their guns, apparatus, roles, education and trust platforms. Crucially, in addition to describing the ladies who have been warriors of their personal correct, like Hauri Tsuruhime and the ladies of Aizu, this booklet additionally appears to be like at events whilst girls grew to become the facility in the back of the throne, ruling and warring during the males round them.

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April 19, 2017

Download E-books Men Are Stupid . . . And They Like Big Boobs: A Woman's Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery PDF

By Joan Rivers, Valerie Frankel

Red-carpet type laureate, comedian icon, and outspoken star Joan Rivers is uniquely certified to speak about plastic surgery—because she's one of many few celebrities unafraid to confess to the area what she's “had performed” to maintain taking a look so nice. Now, during this no-holds-barred e-book, she provides girls straight-talking recommendation on greater dwelling via having a look better.

Joan Rivers' abiding existence philosophy is easy: within the appearance-centric society of the twenty-first century, attractiveness is key—especially the place males are involved. males like beautiful ladies. And so, getting anything lifted, tightened, adjusted, or got rid of is as primary as donning make-up or utilizing hair conditioner; it really is develop into anything we do to make ourselves glance greater. Now, for any girl contemplating her concepts, Joan Rivers takes the secret out of plastic surgery with a realistic assessment, aided and proficient through the country's best plastic surgeons, of just about each beauty strategy legally played in the United States this day. She takes readers step by step via those whole techniques, from fi nding the suitable healthcare professional to the bruising fact approximately restoration and the evidence approximately beauty surgery's very actual risks.

But do not worry—there's dish, too. choked with Rivers' own anecdotes approximately lifestyles less than the knife, Men Are Stupid...And they prefer great Boobs is additionally rife with Hollywood gossip approximately who is performed what and the way usually. half comedian musing, half bitch-fest, and half hands-on recommendation, this can be a bracingly humorous, wildly frank, and really passionate argument for a woman's correct to do no matter what it takes to be attractive, to believe higher approximately herself, and so much of all to be at liberty -- not just with who she is, yet who she desires to be. in the course of the ebook, Joan Rivers is true there, guiding and inspiring without apologies, no excuses, and totally no disgrace. Take it from the girl who enjoys having it all—done.

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