30 Women in Power: Their Voices, Their Stories  hardcover

by Naina Lal (Editor) Kidwai (Editor)

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30 Women in Power carries the inimitable voices of Indian women who have been pioneers and led large organizations - in banking, law, the media, advertising, government services, health care, consulting, the fast-moving consumer goods sector and the not-for-profit space. In these narratives - told up, close and personal - thirty of India's greatest women achievers speak of the guiding principles that have held them in good stead, the role models who have anchored them, the childhood influences that have shaped their values and the interests outside the world of work that have revitalized them. Coming from all walks of life, these empowered women discuss their many successes and their dreams for the future. Yet, they also venture to disclose the setbacks that have preceded hard-won conquests, the barriers, psychological or otherwise, that may have held them back at certain points and the compromises they've had to make to reach the top. Through these honest and contemplative revelations, thirty women in power answer those questions that confront all working women - from how best to balance the personal and the professional, to how to dismantle gender biases. Equally, the essayists consider seminal issues that concern every committed professional, man or woman: What are the qualities that define a leader? Where does one find a mentor? What are the ingredients in the recipe for success? Edited by business leader extraordinaire Naina Lal Kidwai, this topical and relevant book is a must-read, not only for the lessons it provides but also for the intimate accounts it offers of lives powerfully lived . Quotes: 'There is nothing so powerful as empowered women speaking in their own voices and when the editor of their stories is herself an icon, the message becomes that much more memorable.' - Anand Mahindra, Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra Group 'Naina Lal Kidwai's 30 Women in Power is a compelling read and shows us how Indian women are participating in nation-building.' - Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting, Government of India '30 Women in Power presents a complex, nuanced portrait of women in command by showcasing the leadership styles, qualities and achievements that have propelled their careers and inspired us all.' - Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo...read more

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Author(s) : Naina Lal (Editor)Kidwai (Editor)
Book Quality :Used: Looks as New
ISBN 10 : 8129135809
ISBN 13 : 9788129135803
Number of Pages: 314 pages
Cover Type: hardcover
Average Rating: 4.3 out of 5
Number of Reviews: 46 customer reviews
Publisher : rupa publications india; first edition (11 may 2015)
Amazon Seller Rank : #64,254 in books (see top 100 in books)
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