Basic Black

The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life)
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.23 hours)
Product Number: Z100026648
Released: Oct 23, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781415942383
Narrator/s: Bernadette Dunne
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Cathie Black is the wise, funny mentor that every woman dreams of having. She was a pioneer in advertising sales at a time when women didn't sell; served as president and publisher of the fledgling USA Today; and, in her current position as the president of Hearst Magazines, persuaded Oprah to launch a magazine. In 2006 she was named one of Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women in American Business" for the seventh consecutive year. Now, in the exuberant, down-to-earth voice that is her trademark, Cathie explains how she achieved "the 360 life"-a blend of professional accomplishment and personal contentment-and how any woman can seize opportunity in the workplace. No matter where you are in your career, BASIC BLACK offers invaluable lessons that will help you land the job, promotion, or project you're vying for. Throughout the audiobook, Cathie offers fascinating glimpses of media and business personalities, but at the core of it are her candid, personal stories. BASIC BLACK provides a close-up look at the keen judgment, perseverance, and optimism that have propelled Cathie Black to the top of her game, along with the kind of straight-up practical advice you get in a one-on-one session with a career coach. You'll find out how to handle job interviews, which rules to break, and why you should make your life a grudge-free zone. Equally important, you'll be inspired to pursue your passions and achieve your very best.

Author(s): Cathie Black
Original Publish Date: Oct 23, 2007

All formats/editions

Author(s): Cathie Black
Product Number EB00152520
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: #9780307405715

Professional reviews

"Cathie Black acknowledges that she's a woman who has had great success in designing a career that enables her to do what she loves. She believes that her high energy, her positive approach to work, and her balance between business and personal satisfaction have application to any career at any level within a company. Bernadette Dunne helps listeners feel that Black is talking directly to them. Her understated but intense narration allows the author's personality to shine through. Dunne showcases the sincere conviction that underlies all of Black's anecdotes and advice: With the right attitude, preparation, and focus anyone can find a job that will bring satisfaction. J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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