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By Mika Brzezinski

Why are ladies so frequently ignored and underpaid? In Knowing Your Value, the prequel to her new ebook Grow Your Value, bestselling writer Mika Brzezinski takes an in-depth examine how girls this present day in achieving their deserved popularity and fiscal worth.

Prompted by way of her personal event as co-host of Morning Joe, Mika interviewed a few popular ladies throughout a variety of industries on their adventure relocating up of their fields. Mika stocks the remarkable tales of such energy avid gamers as presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett, comic Susie Essman, author and director Nora Ephron, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, tv character pleasure Behar, and so forth. Mika additionally will get sincere solutions from the likes of Donny Deutsch, Jack Welch, Donald Trump, and others approximately why ladies are paid much less, and what pitfalls ladies face — and play into.

Knowing Your Value blends own tales with the most recent study on why many ladies don’t negotiate their repayment, why negotiating aggressively frequently backfires, the genuine the explanation why the gender salary hole persists, and what could be performed approximately it.

Written in Mika’s brutally sincere, humorous, and self-deprecating sort, Knowing Your Value is a crucial e-book for pro ladies of all ages.

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This is often quite a egocentric enterprise determination approximately me. ” Joe had morphed from cohost to enterprise accomplice. As he fought to maintain me on Morning Joe, he pored over my agreement and wage after which assured me that among television, radio, and books, i'd equivalent the wage I earned at CBS information. i used to be skeptical, yet he laughed me off. “You don’t understand your price! ” he may say. “You might be guffawing all of the approach to the financial institution. ” by means of the top of the 12 months, he had made stable on all his promises and extra. I bought a publication deal, a radio express, and different company possibilities. in retrospect, it happened to me that Joe knew my worth even larger than I did, and he turned angry and competitive while others didn't. whereas I significantly enjoy what Joe did for me, I want i may have completed the wage I deserved with no need him step in like he did. yet I notice after speaking to many winning girls that it’s common for them to prevail merely after forging strategic alliances with males. This event has taught me the significance of getting allies. Why no longer settle for support from those who worth you? males do all of it the time. And by way of allies, I don’t suggest brokers. brokers have been helpless to get me the cash I deserved. as a matter of fact, nobody, not anyone can negotiate for you. i could use an agent to deal with forms and cash and information and mechanics, completely. but if it involves conversing for me, i must do this. numerous ladies I interviewed pointed out having mentors who provided beneficial tips of their careers. Sheila Bair speaks either one of mentors and of different influential males who helped transparent a direction for her. “Throughout my profession, I’ve been mentored through males. ” —SHEILA BAIR For seven years, Bair labored as advice to Senate Majority chief Robert Dole and credit him with paving the best way for her. “He used to be a huge supporter of girls, and he had loads of senior girls at the staff,” Bair says. “Women with actual energy, not only symbols; they have been precise advisers to him. particularly again while i used to be beginning my profession, there weren’t that many ladies to mentor you, simply because there simply weren’t that many [to commence with]. Sandra Day O’Connor, Elizabeth Dole. i will be able to count number admired ladies on my palms and ft, so we did depend upon males ... all through my occupation, I’ve been mentored via males. ” Bair tells me that in the monetary challenge, it used to be Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke who helped her get her message throughout: “He was once the person who first all started particularly listening, particularly on a few of the bailout matters ... after all, that helped simply because Ben had loads of credibility with the blokes. ” yet what Joe had performed for me was once greater than suggest my rules. I had began considering him as a enterprise companion, an individual whose support i may settle for with no giving up keep watch over. yet he’d performed greater than even a normal enterprise companion. He had really used his personal paycheck, as well as his own impact, to boost my pursuits. those who examine gender and negotiation could name him a sponsor: anyone who's prepared to exploit their very own social capital to aid pull one other up the company ladder.

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