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The Wall Street powerhouse and author of Expect to Win offers a new way to conceptualize career strategies and gives us proven tools for successful change.

Whether we're starting out, striving toward a promotion, or looking for a new opportunity, the working world isn’t what it used to be. Wall Street veteran Carla Harris knows this, and in Strategize to Win she gives listeners the tools they need to get started; get "unstuck" from bad situations; redirect momentum; and position themselves to manage their careers no matter the environment. With her trademark galvanizing advice, Harris identifies and clarifies issues that are often murky, offering lessons on: Identifying and making the most of your work profile (are you a Good Soldier? a Leader? an Arguer?); preparing for a career change without going back to school or taking a step down: honing three essential skills industry leaders possess (and how to get them); tuning into unspoken cues; and thriving through change. Introducing a new way of planning one’s career in five-year units, Strategize to Win distills battle-tested and step-by-step tools that Carla has used to launch and sustain her own successful career and help others move forward, recover from setbacks, and position themselves for success.

©2014 Carla A. Harris (P)2014 Gildan Media LLC

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"Carla Harris has provided an indispensable guide to finding the career that’s right for you and strategizing your way to the top... it’s an essential tool for professionals at any stage of their careers." (Dorie Clark, author of Reinventing You)

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The advice gets stronger with each chapter!!

I am not at the beginning of a career but still love solid advice on professional growth. This book is great for people starting new careers, mid career shifts, those transitioning to different opportunities and entrepreneurs regarding winning business by understanding needs. I was a little turned off when I first started the book because that portion is geared towards people in the very early stages of career development. However "Carla's pearls" kept coming into my lane touching where I am today and where I am heading. The book has something for everyone. We read this in our book club and I recommend it.

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This book was phenomenal! I first learned of Carla through a leadership series at my company. She was so inspirational I went to look for and buy her book. I then told everyone I knew that this was a good read regardless of where you are in your career. I have recommended this book to everyone from college students to those at retirement stages (and those in between). I have even purchased the book and sent it as gifts to a few people. The BEST part of the book is the sample talking points/ scenarios and Carla's pearls. The taking points/ scenarios really help you put yourself in the situation and insert your own skills. They also help you realize there was so much more about your skillset that you were leaving out when "selling" yourself. Best book I've read all year. I plan to listen to this multiple times!

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Powerful & Actionable

Carla A. Harris does an exceptional job delivering powerful, thoughtful and actionable strategies to win!

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AWESOME

Great recommendation from a great friend. This was perfect timing, as I prepare for a interview. Thank you Ms Harris for your wisdom and for wanting to share it with the world. You ROCK!

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great points!

Carla gave really useful advice and tips to strategize my career. It's a must read/listen!

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Wow!!!!

I was gifted this book from a mentor. I could not be more thankful for the inspiration, knowledge, and usefulness of the information. Thank you!

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waste of money

just basic and common sense that can be found online and in articles. Don't waste your time and money

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This book is as relevant today as it was in 2008.

Carla is my mentor from afar. This book is thoughtful and shares an easily digestible message on career strategies for professionals at various levels. This is especially helpful for anyone who is junior or mid level in their careers. I ended up buying the hard copy so I could take noted. Excellent

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Strategize your career

One of the best yet simple book I have read on managing ones career. Total game changer, now i feel i have a direction.
Bravo Carla!

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Six Figure Career Secrets

This is a wonderful book for every serious careerist. You won't be able to implement all the tips at once but put this lunch in the bag for when you're hungry later
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This is something I plan to listen to at the beginning of each year when it's time to get my strategy together. I plan to be a six-figure woman in 3 years.