Advance praise for Be Happy at Work
“Finally a book that celebrates the joys of women and work. A perfect antidote to all of the depressing talk about women not having it their way. If you want to feel great about your work life, let these women empower you.”
–Gail Evans, author of She Wins, You Win and Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman
“You can go through your working life frustrated or you can rekindle your career enthusiasm. The key is being open to the proactive thinking and advice Joanne Gordon offers.”
–Florence Stone, editorial director, American Management Association
“Don’t remain trapped in the awful cycle of hating your job. Joanne Gordon’s sound advice and the inspiring stories make Be Happy at Work an important book for any woman who wants to do good–for herself, her family, and her employer.”
–Tory Johnson, co-author of Women for Hire: The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job
“As inspirational as it is practical, Joanne Gordon’s Be Happy at Work can help women navigate the twists and turns it takes to find not only work you get paid for . . . but work you love. Thanks to her, The Happy 100 will soon be the Happy Millions!”
–Mary Lou Quinlan, author of Time Off for Good Behavior: How Hardworking Women Can Take a Break and Change Their Lives
“This book celebrates the hard work and determination of one hundred diverse women. By showcasing women in a variety of situations, Gordon reflects a reality of today’s workforce: Women are managing their careers–and lives–through a series of informed decisions. The Happy 100 demonstrate the many paths to career success.”
–Ilene H. Lang, president, CatalystFrom the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
JOANNE GORDON is a contributing editor for Forbes where she was a reporter and writer for five years. She has also written about management, career, and workplace issues for Boston
magazine, Working Mother, CosmoGIRL, and the Chicago Tribune. Before following her dream to become a writer, she spent six years in marketing and public relations. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and is the co-author with Mike Marriner and Nathan Gebhard, of Roadtrip Nation. She lives in New York City.From the Hardcover edition.