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  • Feminist Fight Club

  • An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace
  • By: Jessica Bennett
  • Narrated by: Jessica Bennett, Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332

Part manual, part manifesto, a humorous yet incisive guide to navigating subtle sexism at work - a Lean In for the Buzzfeed generation that provides real-life career advice and humorous reinforcement for a new generation of professional women. Hard hitting and entertaining, Feminist Fight Club blends personal stories with research, statistics, and no-bullsh*t expert advice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Summary of Lean In

  • By Anne on 09-16-16

They intend well

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-18

It's clear they are really trying to sell this brand of being edgy, and it sometimes gets in the way of their message. It was good, but being angry and identifying the BS is not really enough. Unless you're an activist, it is more helpful to know how to navigate the biased world we live in rather than to straight up fight it.

  • Bossypants

  • By: Tina Fey
  • Narrated by: Tina Fey
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,286
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,037
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,857

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Can't anyone be funny without swearing? :(

  • By Sue on 03-07-13

I was expecting more

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-18

This book is pretty good....that's really all I have to say. There was nothing super catching about it. If you enjoy books written by famous people, this one may interest you. Otherwise, you aren't missing anything.

20 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • The Power of Habit

  • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • By: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51,314
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,394
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,167

In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice! A guide on how to change

  • By Mehra on 04-22-12

Unexpected, but pleasent

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-18

The book is primarily anecdotes. I was not expecting this, so I was waiting for quite some time for it to start telling me how to actually change my habits. After I got used to the form, I was able to pull my own conclusions. Don't read this book if you're looking for an exact prescription. However, it is loaded with powerful stories that help us better understand the power of habits. They are definitely worth listening to!

  • Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

  • Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A Nice Girls Book)
  • By: Lois P. Frankel
  • Narrated by: Lois P. Frankel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 984

The New York Times bestseller, which for 10 years has been a must-have for women in business, is now completely revised and updated. In this new edition, internationally recognized executive coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a distinctive set of behaviors-over 130 in all-that women learn in girlhood that ultimately sabotage them as adults. She teaches you how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hidden Gem-A Must for Women Who Want to Excel

  • By Ray on 08-28-15

Great Framework--some bias

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-18

The overall message of this book is great--women need to take proactive measures to reduce learned behaviors that will stand in their way of achieving success. This book clearly give specific examples how to overcome various obstacles from "apologizing too much" to "not dressing the part".

My one hang-up with this book was that the writer seemed to bring a little too much personal preference into the book. One example is she suggests women should consider cutting their hair shorter, as more successful women have shorter hair. The "Fortune's most Powerful Women" just came out for 2018, and it is pretty equal between short and long hair among the 50 women. I think this is a personal bias she brings in from past years or from her own personal style. There were a few other examples like this throughout the book that get a little too nit picky, but do not take away from the overall message.

I would still recommend to anyone looking to advance their career!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Ask a Manager

  • How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work
  • By: Alison Green
  • Narrated by: Alison Green
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 33

There’s a reason Alison Green has been called “the Dear Abby of the work world”. Ten years as a workplace-advice columnist have taught her that people avoid awkward conversations in the office because they simply don’t know what to say. Thankfully, Green does. You’ll learn what to say when coworkers push their work on you - then take credit for it; you accidentally trash-talk someone in an email then hit “reply all”; you’re being micromanaged - or not being managed at all; and much more....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect Recipes for any Workplace Scenario

  • By Anonymous User on 09-17-18

Perfect Recipes for any Workplace Scenario

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-17-18

I loved how she used specific workplace scenarios and gave several examples of how to deal with them. Many workplace books and podcasts give general principles, but it can be difficult to come up with the specific words to deal with those scenarios in real life. This book was so practical and I would recommend to anyone who wants to act with more kindness and candor in their professional lives.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful