It Pays to Be Kind
The Myth of the Nice Girl
- Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate
- By: Fran Hauser, Jodi Lipper
- Narrated by: Fran Hauser
- Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
In The Myth of the Nice Girl, Fran Hauser deconstructs the negative perception of "niceness" that many women struggle with in the business world. If women are nice, they are seen as weak and ineffective, but if they are tough, they are labeled a bitch. Hauser proves that women don't have to sacrifice their values or hide their authentic personalities to be successful.
Don't get turned off by the title!
- By Doreen on 02-14-19
Actually, Nice Girls Do Get the Corner Office
If you've ever worried about smiling too much, not smiling enough, seeming too "cute", too talkative, too quiet, or generally too "nice" at work – but do have your sights set on success – then this book is for you. Venture capitalist and angel investor Fran Hauser along with bestselling writer, Jodi Lipper, know a thing or two about achieving success without sacrificing their humanity. Together, they've authored a manifesto for the modern woman in business packed with pointed takeaways, including guidance on how to speak up in meetings, how to deliver bad news, and when to call someone out on their sexist remarks. The good news? You can care about others without being a pushover.