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Drop the ball : expect less from yourself, get more from him, and flourish at work and life / Tiffany Dufu.

By: Dufu, Tiffany [author.].
Contributor(s): Steinem, Gloria [writer of foreword.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [London] : Penguin Life, 2017Description: xiii, 286 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780241201596.Subject(s): Women professional employees -- United States -- Biography | African American women -- United States -- Biography | Mothers -- United States -- iography | Leadership in women | Women in the professions -- United States | Self-actualization (Psychology) | Work-life balance | Negotiation | Interpersonal relations | Sex roleGenre/Form: Autobiographies. DDC classification: 158.2 Scope and content: For women, a glass ceiling at work is not the only barrier to success - it's also the emotional labour at home. Women have become accustomed to delegating, advocating and negotiating for themselves at the office, but when it comes to managing households, they still bear the brunt on their own shoulders. A simple solution is staring them in the face: negotiate with the men in their personal lives. In "Drop The Ball", Tiffany Dufu urges women to embrace imperfection, to expect less of themselves and more from others - enabling them to flourish at work and develop deeper, more meaningful relationships at home.
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An inspirational and insightful guide for women who want to get it all by doing less For women, a glass ceiling at work is not the only barrier to success - it's also the increasingly heavy obligations at home that weigh them down. Women have become accustomed to delegating, advocating and negotiating for themselves at the office, but when it comes to managing households, they still bear the brunt on their own shoulders. A simple solution is staring them in the face- negotiate with the men in their personal lives. In Drop The Ball, Tiffany Dufu explains how women can create all-in domestic partnerships that protect them against professional burn-out.

"Introduction by Gloria Steinem"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index.

For women, a glass ceiling at work is not the only barrier to success - it's also the emotional labour at home. Women have become accustomed to delegating, advocating and negotiating for themselves at the office, but when it comes to managing households, they still bear the brunt on their own shoulders. A simple solution is staring them in the face: negotiate with the men in their personal lives. In "Drop The Ball", Tiffany Dufu urges women to embrace imperfection, to expect less of themselves and more from others - enabling them to flourish at work and develop deeper, more meaningful relationships at home.

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