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Drop the ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

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display_description"A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go. Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu struggled to accomplish everything she thought she needed to in order to succeed. Like so many driven and talented women who have been brought up to believe that to have it all, they must do it all, Dufu began to feel that achieving her career and personal goals was an impossibility. Eventually, she discovered the solution: letting go. In Drop the Ball, Dufu recounts how she learned to reevaluate expectations, shrink her to-do list, and meaningfully engage the assistance of others--freeing the space she needed to flourish at work and to develop deeper, more meaningful relationships at home. Even though women are half the workforce, they still represent only eighteen per cent of the highest level leaders. The reasons are obvious: just as women reach middle management they are also starting families. Mounting responsibilities at work and home leave them with no bandwidth to do what will most lead to their success. Offering new perspective on why the women's leadership movement has stalled, and packed with actionable advice, Tiffany Dufu's Drop the Ball urges women to embrace imperfection, to expect less of themselves and more from others--only then can they focus on what they truly care about, devote the necessary energy to achieving their real goals, and create the type of rich, rewarding life we all desire"--
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subject_facetAfrican American women -- United States -- Biography
Dufu, Tiffany
Dufu, Tiffany -- Philosophy
Leadership in women -- United States
Mothers -- United States -- Biography
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Sex role -- United States
Women in the professions -- United States
Women professional employees -- United States -- Biography
Work-life balance -- United States
title_displayDrop the ball : achieving more by doing less
title_fullDrop the Ball Achieving More by Doing Less
Drop the ball : achieving more by doing less / Tiffany Dufu ; foreword by Gloria Steinem
title_shortDrop the ball
title_subAchieving More by Doing Less
topic_facetAfrican American women
Business
Dufu, Tiffany
Economics
Leadership in women
Mothers
Nonfiction
Philosophy
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Sex role
Women in the professions
Women professional employees
Women's Studies
Work-life balance