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The Little Black Book of Success

Laws of Leadership for Black Women
Narrated by: Shari Peele
Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
Categories: Business, Career Skills
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Summary

Three powerful African-American female executives celebrate their gender and heritage as they share their secrets for success in this effective guide for businesswomen. Ways to communicate thoughtfully, trust yourself, and exude self-esteem are just a few tactics the authors discuss for those who want to enter the workforce as confident leaders.

©2010 Elaine Meryl Brown (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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"Offering sound advice, practical tools, and warm wisdom, this book will help black professional women get and stay on track and maximize their abilities." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Thoroughly good - an easy read..

A perfect reminder of the positive behaviours you need to demonstrate in order to make that next move in your career... it helped me align my thoughts to focus on where I wanted to be and I got promoted!!

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  • Tracie
  • 24-04-12

Essential for business women!

Where does The Little Black Book of Success rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Highly recommended

What does Shari Peele bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Inflection and I think hearing someone else's story is essential for a connection. You can more readily believe them and put things to action.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

To stand up for yourself, know your limitations and if need be walk away from a job when you find a better one. Be true to yourself.

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I enjoyed the different readers and the different stories. I look forward to another book.

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  • Amanda
  • 03-12-10

A must read for all business women

I purchased this book with the goal of learning about becoming a leader in my workplace. Although the book is tailored toward the Black female, I found the book to be informative. The book takes a real-life approach to the struggles that most women face when striving to become a leader in her organization. The "Mammaisms" make the book even more enjoyable by throwing in sayings that I heard in my home growing up. I highly recommend this book for all women in business.

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  • Florence
  • 14-05-12

Must Read

What did you love best about The Little Black Book of Success?

Simple, understandable and easy to apply.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Little Black Book of Success?

MAMAism, as a woman and big sister I could really relate with this and this was my greatest lesson from this book.

What does Shari Peele bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She reads slow and stresses the right important areas. She made the book a great listen.

What did you learn from The Little Black Book of Success that you would use in your daily life?

MAMAism, emotional intelligence, the art of war, general leadership.

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I recommend this book to all my female friends.

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  • fairestademhallz
  • 04-11-18

Loved it!

As one of the only black woman in a leadership position in a large organization, I was beginning to feel the impact of microaggressions, and feeling unappreciated, underestimated, misunderstood, and unaccepted. I started this book at the perfect time. It was like a breath of fresh air, and it renewed my perspective on where I was, and where I'd like to be. I finally felt like I was not alone, and it offered useful easy to adopt tips.

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  • mel
  • 16-01-18

Insightful

Overall I thought the book was very insightful. I am a black woman who has been in leadership in Corporate America for some time now , and I still found some "Aha" moments in this book. Will definitely recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-11-17

"Great wisdom"

A must read. This book has changed my life! I now look at being a leader, a professional and a woman in such a more focused lense.

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  • BoyMom3
  • 05-11-19

Excellent book!

This is perfectly written - snippets of direct advice and practical how to’s for the up and coming African American woman. Even though it’s a few years old it’s still very relevant and is a must read for the corporate career woman.

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  • Twyla
  • 24-10-19

Great Leadership Tools

I this an awesome book. I can’t wait to utilize some of the leadership tools I have learned.

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  • R. K.
  • 09-09-19

must read for women

great relevant tips and advice for women in the workplace. recommended to all my friends

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  • Lucretia Stenson
  • 25-03-19

When you want to get ahead,

I learned so much tangible knowledge and the mamaism's made the learning personal. Great book!