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Work Like a Woman

Narrated by: Mary Portas
Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (73 ratings)
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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Work Like a Woman, written and read by Mary Portas.

By most people’s standards I would say I’ve had a pretty good career. I’ve reached the top of the ‘ladder’ and been lucky enough to have had a damned good life. But at what cost? 

At the cost of who I truly was. 

I played the business game for years, where the rules were set by men for men. I was tough and aggressive. I put in long hours, was competitive and resilient. But I suppressed my natural energy, sensitivity and instinct. I worked like this until I couldn’t any more. And then I changed. 

My team and I rebuilt my business on the values that matter: collaboration, empathy, instinct and trust. Values not always associated with leadership or winning but which have made every one of us feel good.  

Now I want to share what I’ve learned through my own experiences, and am still learning, to change the way you work so that female energy and power will be seen as the most valuable currency in today’s new world of work. 

It’s time to create an unstoppable force for change. A feminine force. 

It’s time to #WorkLikeAWoman. 

©2018 Mary Portas (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

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Really well read and inspiring

Mary Portas reads it’s so well with such passion.
Really enjoyed this. Not too heavy either. She manages to get the right balance of serious points and a easy listen. Great book that lends itself to the audiobook format.

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Fantastic Book

Loved it! This audiobook is very easy to listen to. Extremely insightful. I would recommend it.

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entertaining, informative and easy to listen to<br />

I thoroughly enjoyed the book. it has my synapses firing. I highly recommend you read or listen to it.

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Inspiring call to arms

Mary Portas has such a powerful and common sense message. It’s great to hear her narrate this audio book. This should be mandatory reading for everyone from managers, husbands, women and everyone else. I hope this message gets heard far and wide because it’s about time that our world caught up to the strengths of women and how they can work I. A more equal world.

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Loved it

Such a good and inspirational listen. I want to buy it for all of my friends.

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So inspiring - I have gifted it 4 times :)

Mary gives it to us straight, it's time for change and she is going to lead it.
A brilliant book for any woman (in business especially). I have gifted this book to 4 people so far and will keep on sending it until we see the change we need! <3

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emotive and Inspiring

Excellent insight into work like a women. I work in a male dominated field and answer to an all male management structure and i relate to your words. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. express your frustrations and pass on the knowledge you have learnt. Your words gave me energy to continue helping, encouraging and motivating my team. I think i will listen to it again!

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Says it like was, is and could be..

Loved it. Powerful listen. Honest, inspiring and thought-provoking. Everyone should take out time and listen, men and women.

Thank you Mary.

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thought provoking and eye-opening

Highly recommend this book - for both men and women, young and old. Even those who think they have a good thing going or don't experience any issues relating to workplace dynamics as women or men! We all need to raise our heads to make change truly happen and equality to reign, not this half-arsed attempt we all seem to be accepting without question.

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#worklikeawoman

Best career book I’ve ‘read’ in a long time ! Truly inspirational Mary! Thank you for giving me the courage to keep on