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Launch of the Book- Her Way To The Top | The Glass Ceiling is Thicker Than it Looks

Launch of the Book- Her Way To The Top | The Glass Ceiling is Thicker Than it Looks

In her first book, award winning and world-renowned career coach, trainer and blogger, Hira Ali, examines the myriad of challenges women face on their road to professional success. Informed by her 13 years of coaching experience and survey responses from 300 working women, Ali reveals the universal internal and external roadblocks that can impede a woman’s climb to the top, regardless of her culture or geography. This go-to-guide for working women explores FOMO (the fear of missing out), imposter syndrome, time poverty and perfectionism—along with external issues like sexual harassment and lack of infrastructure, among others. Ali moves beyond identifying these problems and empowers her readers with real solutions to help them cope, and ultimately, overcome, the issues preventing them from breaking the glass ceiling. Written by a successful career woman for the benefit of career women around the world, Her Way to the Top is proof positive/ demonstrates that women are all in this together, and together they can make a difference for each other. The book has earned some great testimonials from women across world class authors and influencers.

Book Reviews

Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, refers to the book as a much needed blueprint for women across the globe to prosper and reach the top.

Valerie Young, author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women and world renowned impostor syndrome expert, refers to me- the book author as someone who brings a personal and much welcome international perspective to the challenges facing women seeking to make it to the top in their professional lives.

Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., New York times bestselling author of Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office (a book that has since years been topping the charts in career advice category for women) describes the book in the following words ‘Good research, great illustrative anecdotes, and tangible suggestions for overcoming your stickiest career challenges, make this book a joy to read! Ali manages to convey a depth of understanding of the issues in a way that every woman can learn from and no woman should miss. Her refreshing approach is applicable to women from Anchorage to Zurich and everywhere

World famous Chiara Condi, activist and entrepreneur and founder of Led By HER says that she loved how the practical coping strategies can be implemented right away into her life. The book is well worth reading and exploring for all women who want to rise to the places they deserve.’

Carole Stone, CBE, campaigner, broadcaster and author of Networking: The Art of Making Friends, also referred to as UK’s networking queen describes the book as being well written and full of interesting, helpful, personal experiences and facts.

Dr. Yvonne Thompson CBE, bestselling author of 7 Traits Of Highly Successful Women On Boards - View From and founder of the win trade week (supported by the parliament and 10 Downing week) believes Her Way To The Top is a book that all serious career women should read at least once and then pass it on to someone they knows who are travelling the same path. She also believes that Women careerists need every opportunity to learn new and innovative ways to tackle the roadblocks to the top. Her Way To The Top comes from a different viewpoint and provides just that.

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu; Lawyer, Activist, Speaker, Author, Founder Women in Leadership Publication and co-organizer of Women’s March London, found chapter 2 on FOMO particularly interesting. Referring to the book, she says that the use of personal experiences of women is consistent throughout and makes the chapters relatable.

Cherie Blair, UK's former first lady, barrister, lecturer and writer, thinks that it’s a great book full of down to earth and useable advice to help women thrive at work

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