Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold (Paperback)

Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold

By Patti Fletcher

Entrepreneur Press, 9781599186207, 220pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 2018

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Description

Only 4% of women are CEOs and women make up only 18% of board seats around the globe. But if all the research shows that the odds are stacked against women, what can we learn from the women who managed to reach the pinnacle of success despite the obstacles of systemic bias in corporate America? Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold explores what has enabled some women to not just break the glass ceiling but to shatter it against all odds.

Dr. Patti Fletcher includes in her book first-person in-depth interviews with dozens of trailblazing women executives and board members. This exciting and uplifting book demystifies what it takes to go where so few have gone before by:

  • Exploring the mindsets that help or hinder success against all odds
  • Discovering the right time to begin the journey to a role that feels too big and too hard to obtain
  • Learning the secrets to success that separate those who succeed from those who do not
  • Building a personal board of directors to help you catapult yourself to the boardroom
  • Case studies and interviews will include women of diverse races, ages, backgrounds, and industries -- all sharing what it means to achieve their own version of success


About the Author

Dr. Patti Fletcher is a leading advocate for women in business leadership and technology and an authority on how to create a culture of inclusion to drive real business results. As a recognized as a futurist and gender equity advocate, student of the inclusive talent economy and future of leadership Innovation through inclusion she advises corporate executives and board members from lean start-ups to Fortune 100s, from small community organizations to large global non-profits. As seasoned tech executive, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor and speaker, she writes for Entrepreneur.com, Huffington Post, and The Digitalist. She has also contributed to and been featured in Inc., The Guardian, Time Magazine, Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, and The Muse.
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