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What Makes a Strong Woman?: 101 Insights from Some Remarkable Women [Kindle Edition]

Helene Lerner
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Book Description

What do you get when you ask women from all walks of life "What makes a strong woman?" Author Helene Lerner did just that and was inspired and amazed at the answers by everyone from stay-at-home moms to top executives. Readers will be, too, when they see the best of the best in What Makes a Strong Woman?
The 101 insights that Lerner includes run the gamut from funny and insightful to thought provoking and motivating. Among them are:
"A strong woman can carry her laptop, breast pump, gym bag, diaper bag, and purse all at the same time!" -Kim Lowe, senior channel manager, Microsoft Corporation
"A strong woman has the courage to dream, to follow her convictions when it is not easy, and to maintain her integrity and dignity at all times." -Akosua Barthwell Evans, managing director, JPMorgan Asset Management
What Makes a Strong Woman? is an ideal keepsake and inspirational book, whether readers want it for themselves or as an enriching gift for others.

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About the Author

Public television host, Emmy Award winning executive producer, and workplace consultant, Helene Lerner has covered a wide array of women’s issues, including relationships, self-esteem, breaking barriers, and work-life balance. She has consulted with Fortune 500 companies about how to attract, retain, and advance women managers, as well as given keynotes and moderated panels such as Smart Risk-Taking, Reinventing Yourself, and Embracing Change. As an accomplished freelance journalist and founder of one of the premier sites for women,, Lerner remains on the cutting edge of women’s issues.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1659 KB
  • Print Length: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (September 1, 2005)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001P82BBW
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,822,355 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars 101 Inspirations for Women and Girls December 31, 2010
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"I love all the insights in this book, especially the one quoted from me (see page 33). Enjoy!"
Lisa Wessan
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For more than two decades, Helene Lerner has been addressing the interests of contemporary women. As a prolific author, independent public television host, Emmy Award-winning executive producer and workplace consultant, she covers a wide array of women's issues, such as calculated risk-taking, reinvention, breaking barriers, work-life balance, relationships and self-esteem. Since 1994, she has produced and hosted more than twenty televised specials under the umbrella of Creative Expansions, Inc. She received American Public Television's "MVP" award for her outstanding contributions to public television. Her professional career began as a teacher in the New York City public school system. Using her innate business instincts, she later pursued a career in sales and marketing during the 1980s, working her way up through the ranks of a national newspaper.

In addition to her published books and television specials, Helene maintains a private practice coaching individuals and groups, providing tools to increase their sense of individual empowerment. She also advises corporations and community groups on leadership and diversity issues, and delivers keynotes on a variety of related topics. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Helene holds an MBA from Pace College and a Masters in Education from City College in New York City, where she currently resides.

Helene is the founder of, one of the premier websites for career women. With exclusive features (, resources, a multi-media blog (, and a monthly career coach who interacts with visitors, offers inspiration to loyal followers. The website has a robust social media presence, where Helene offers inspiration and advice to loyal followers.

We have a robust social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with around 2 million people talking about us on Facebook daily, from locations around the world.


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