Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong
Publisher: Gildan Media
Date: May 2014
Duration: 5 hours 45 minutes
High-achieving women share their worst mistakes at work-and how learning from them paved the way to success.
Named by Fast Company as a "Top 10 Book You Need to Read This Year"
In Mistakes I Made at Work, a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Business Book for Spring 2014, Jessica Bacal interviews twenty-five successful women about their toughest on-the-job moments. These innovators across a variety of fields - from the arts to finance to tech - reveal that they're more thoughtful, purposeful and assertive as leaders because they learned from their mistakes, not because they never made any. Interviewees include:
-Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of Wild
-Anna Holmes, founding editor of Jezebel.com
-Kim Gordon, founding member of the band Sonic Youth
-Joanna Barsch, Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company
-Carol Dweck, Stanford psychology professor
-Ruth Ozeki, New York Times bestselling author of Tale for the Time Being
-And many more Ideal for millenials just starting their careers, for women seeking to advance at work, or for anyone grappling with issues of perfectionism, Mistakes I Made at Work features fascinating and surprising anecdotes, as well as tips for listeners.