The Con Job: Getting Ahead for Competence in a World Obsessed with Confidence
This issue was drawn from 100's of interviews and thousands of executive coaching hours over two decades with successful women in a range of sectors, including financial services, STEM fields, legal and professional services.
From these, Dr. Doyle-Morris created two titles and is about to launch her third book, 'The Con Job: Getting Ahead for Competence in a World Obsessed with Confidence'... to figure out why confidence is broken. This 3rd book focuses on interviews with a range of senior global leaders.
The books are aimed at helping you get ahead, both at work, but also in your personal life via their stories - what sets them apart that you can copy, and what mistakes should you avoid?
Competence vs Confidence
You’re skilled...but are you overlooked at work?
Not progressing at work is often blamed on ‘lack of confidence’, but this excuse is a total con job.
It misses genuine competence, conveniently rewards the status quo and distracts us from understanding the context of what really drives confidence. This hoax means we fail to get the right people into the best jobs.
This book identifies the battles worth fighting to give you the skills you need to:
Are you ready to debunk the greatest ‘Con Job’ in order to get ahead?
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Female Breadwinners: How they Make Relationships Work and Why They are the Future of the Modern Workforce
Never before have female breadwinners — women who are the main earners at home — faced such a unique opportunity.
These women are well placed to command respect both in the workplace and in the home, and their numbers are increasing globally. This social shift brings new opportunities as well as challenges to the workplace and modern relationships.
How exactly do these women negotiate romantic relationships when they and their male partners are bucking convention and entering unchartered territory between the sexes?
Female Breadwinners offers readers insights into how this social change can benefit women, men, families and business. It details the unvarnished lives and gritty, but candid observations of real women who earn the majority of the income for their family.
Savvy readers know it’s time to capitalise on the rising tide of female breadwinners.
Find out how to:
A must-read for every 21st century household.
Suzanne plots a way forward that makes more sense for women- and men. As such, this book is at heart about helping all of us be better...better people.
This book gives us thought-provoking insight into the emerging new world, one in which we as women take more direct control as earners but in which true equilibrium will need both men and women to face up to. To be read by men and women, a trusted companion for modern families across the globe.
Beyond the Boys' Club: Achieving Career Success as a Woman Working in a Male Dominated Field
Dr. Doyle-Morris' first book, a favourite amongst corporate clients, focuses on how to develop a career strategy and completely raise your game - as a woman working in a male-dominated field.
Packed with vital insights and inspirational ideas, the book is written specifically for professional females to enable strategic advancement for women in leadership roles…where ever they are in their career.
It helps you take control of your career - rather than wait to get noticed. Beloved for it's practical style, and ability to give women tools to do tomorrow, the book focuses on what successful women have done to get ahead in a male workworld - helping readers:
After reading this book, you should have no reason not to push at the barriers to your own progression and achieve your full potential.
This book addresses one of the major challenges faced by most ares of business. It should be read by women who wish to be part of the solution. It should also be read by men who wish to understand the problem.
Reading this book should be on the top of your to-do list as a professional woman keen to build a career. Suzanne Doyle-Morris has captured the essence of how to play the game, and learning to win.