Expect to Win: 10 Proven Strategies for Thriving in the Workplace (Paperback)

10 Proven Strategies for Thriving in the Workplace

By Carla A. Harris

Plume Books, 9780452295902, 223pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2010

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Updated in 2017 with a new author's note and chapter on building effective business relationships

"Penned by an exceptionally bright woman whose ideas will enlighten you, brighten and brilliantly ignite vision in all who read it. Out of the matrix of her wisdom emerges a book that will revolutionize your life and may very well alter your thinking as we go into a new era of time. A must-read "--Bishop T.D. Jakes, New York Times bestselling author of Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits

Carla Harris, one of the most successful and respected women in business, shares advice, tips, and strategies for surviving in any workplace environment. While climbing the corporate ladder, Harris had her own missteps and celebrated numerous victories. She vowed that when she reached senior management, and people came to her for advice, she would provide them with the tools and strategies honed by her experience.

"Carla's Pearls" have become the centerpiece for her many speeches and television appearances. Now, Carla shares these valuable lessons, including:

- Authenticity: The Power is You
- The Ninety-Day Rule
- Perception is the Copilot to Reality
- The Mentor, the Sponsor, the Adviser: Having Them All
- Leverage Your Voice
- Balance is a Necessity: Use Your Passions to Achieve It
- Expect to Win: Show Up with Your Best Self Every Day

Expect to Win is an inspirational must-read for anyone seeking battle-tested tools for fulfilling their true potential.


About the Author

Carla Harris is a Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. Harris has extensive industry experiences in the technology, media, retail, telecommunications, transportation, industrial, and healthcare sectors. She was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women's Business Council. She is the author of Expect to Win and Strategize to Win.


Praise For Expect to Win: 10 Proven Strategies for Thriving in the Workplace

"Advice books are like oysters: rarely do they contain precious pearls. Expect to Win is one of those exceptional finds. A book born of deep experience, hard-won insight and abiding faith, this is a guide for the purpose-driven and perplexed alike. In tumultuous, challenging times like these, I can't think of a book better suited to helping chart a sure path to success. Whether you're seeking professional instruction of personal inspiration, take my advice: put this book at the top of your reading list."
-Richard D. Parson

"I've read numerous how-to books on succeeding in one's career. Carla's practical, up-front, realistic perspective on becoming victorious in an ultra-competitive world is the 'key' to so many locks. Her insights are personable, powerful, and valuable. She's a treasure!"
--Terrie M. Williams, author of The Personal Touch: What You Really Need to Succeed in Today's Fast-Paced Business World

"Finally, Carla has answered the pleas of her many devotees!! Carla's public speaking always ends with people rushing the stage seeking just a few more words of wisdom or asking Carla to repeat some highlights. Now, all of those queries are addressed in her book and they are presented in a way that makes them easy to understand and quite actionable. And, as always, Carla does it in a way that only she can!! Expect to win-Carla did!!"
--Sharon Hall, Managing Partner of Spencer Stuart Executive Search Firm

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