Books for Women Leaders

A Listmania! list by L. Shanley (Midwest)
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The list author says: "The following professional development books (career, management, negotiation, leadership, presentation skills, facilitation, and job search methods) were all highly recommended by friends, colleagues, and the Harvard Business Review. Additional recommendations would be much appreciated."
Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't
1.  Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't by Jeffrey Pfeffer
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  "Recommended by Harvard Business Review."
$17.46   Used & New from: $9.86
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders (Center for Public Leadership)
2.  Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders (Center for Public Leadership) by Alice Hendrickson Eagly
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The Naked Truth: A Working Woman's Manifesto on Business and What Really Matters
3.  The Naked Truth: A Working Woman's Manifesto on Business and What Really Matters by Margaret Heffernan
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Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't: Rethinking the Rules of the Game That Keep Women from Succeeding in Business
4.  Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't: Rethinking the Rules of the Game That Keep Women from Succeeding in Business by Lynn Cronin
$17.10   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Hardball for Women: Revised Edition
5.  Hardball for Women: Revised Edition by Pat Heim PhD
$11.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success
6.  Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success by Deborah M. Kolb
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3-d Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals
7.  3-d Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals by David A. Lax
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  "Recommended by Harvard Business Review."
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Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and Positive Strategies for Change
8.  Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and Positive Strategies for Change by Linda Babcock
$11.28   Used & New from: $0.34
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In the Company of Women: Turning Workplace Conflict into Powerful Alliances
9.  In the Company of Women: Turning Workplace Conflict into Powerful Alliances by Susan K. Golant
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Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work
10.  Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work by Deborah Tannen
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Senior Leadership Teams: What It Takes to Make Them Great (Center for Public Leadership)
11.  Senior Leadership Teams: What It Takes to Make Them Great (Center for Public Leadership) by Ruth Wageman
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  "Recommended by Harvard Business Review."
$23.74   Used & New from: $1.09
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Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances
12.  Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances by J. Richard Hackman
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  "Recommended by Harvard Business Review."
$22.44   Used & New from: $7.40
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X-teams: How to Build Teams That Lead, Innovate and Succeed
13.  X-teams: How to Build Teams That Lead, Innovate and Succeed by Deborah G. Ancona
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  "Recommended by Harvard Business Review."
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A Scientist's Guide To Talking With The Media: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists
14.  A Scientist's Guide To Talking With The Media: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists by Richard Hayes
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Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style
15.  Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style by Randy Olson
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  "Was recommended to me by a friend."
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Working with Congress: A practical guide for scientists and engineers
16.  Working with Congress: A practical guide for scientists and engineers by William G. Wells
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Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story
17.  Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story by Jerry Weissman
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The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room
18.  The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room by Timothy J. Koegel
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Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes (and how to ensure they won't happen to yours)
19.  Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes (and how to ensure they won't happen to yours) by Andy Goodman & Cause Communications
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  "Outstanding."
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New Women's Dress for Success
20.  New Women's Dress for Success by John T. Molloy
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  "A bit dated, but good advice."
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First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You
21.  First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You by Ann Demarais
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring: Take Charge of Your Career, Find a Job You Love, and Earn What You Deserve
22.  Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring: Take Charge of Your Career, Find a Job You Love, and Earn What You Deserve by Ford R. Myers
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  "Thoughtful, well-organized, well-written advice for short-term job search and strategic career planning."
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Get Paid What You're Worth: The Expert Negotiators' Guide to Salary and Compensation
23.  Get Paid What You're Worth: The Expert Negotiators' Guide to Salary and Compensation by Robin L. Pinkley
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How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More!
24.  How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More! by Lily Whiteman
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Successful Meetings: How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute Top-Notch Business Meetings
25.  Successful Meetings: How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute Top-Notch Business Meetings by Shri L. Henkel
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Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Meetings with Clarity, Calm, and Courage
26.  Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Meetings with Clarity, Calm, and Courage by Larry Dressler
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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
27.  Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson
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Power Tools: 33 Management Inventions You Can Use Today
28.  Power Tools: 33 Management Inventions You Can Use Today by Samuel D. Deep
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Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making
29.  Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making by Sam Kaner
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