Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success

By Claire Shipman, Katty Kay

“A own, provocative, and demanding booklet for occupation girls who wish much less guilt, extra life.”
—Diane Sawyer


Womenomics, the groundbreaking New York instances bestseller by means of Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, is a useful advisor for this iteration girls, offer a professional recommendation on find out how to “Work much less, in attaining extra, reside Better.” Shipman and Kay, television newshounds good accustomed to the tension of the place of work, describe the hot monetary developments that supply today’s overworked operating ladies extra expert and private offerings than ever sooner than. ultimately, you not need to do all of it to have it all—Womenomics shows you how.

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