The bestselling guide fully updated for the post-Lean In era For nearly two decades, Hardball for Women has shown women how to get ahead in the business world. Whether the arena is a law firm, a medical group, a tech company, or any other work environment, Hardball for Women decodes male business culture and shows women how to break patterns of behavior that put them at a disadvantage. It explains how to get results when you "lean in” without being thrown off balance. Illustrated with real-life examples Hardball for Women teaches women how to:
Successfully navigate middle management to become a leader in your field
Be assertive without being obnoxious
Engage in smart self-promotion
Lead both men and women—and recognize the differences between them
Use "power talk” language to your advantage
Pat Heim and Susan Golant have also written In the Company of Women with Susan Murphy. Pat lives in Pacific Palisades. Coauthor Susan Golant lives in Los Angeles.
Tammy Hughes works for the Heim Group and lives in Seattle.