Ladies Get Paid: The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Barriers, Owning Your Worth, and Taking Command of Your Career (Hardcover)
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From career coach and founder of the startup Ladies Get Paid—the eponymous organization leading the fight for equality in the workplace—comes a “powerful call to action” (Reshma Saujani, CEO and author of Brave, Not Perfect) that provides the tools you need to strategically navigate the workplace, achieve success, and become a true leader.
Claire Wasserman has one goal for women: Rise up and get paid.
As the founder of Ladies Get Paid, Claire has worked her entire adult life to promote gender equality in the workplace. If you’re looking to navigate a promotion or break the glass ceiling, Ladies Get Paid is your essential toolkit for achieving success.
Filled with straightforward advice and inspiring stories, this book is a transformative “guide to succeeding in your field, even when you feel completely stuck” (Beth Comstock, author of Imagine It Forward), by encouraging self-advocacy and activism. Covering topics as crucial and varied as how to combat imposter syndrome, deal with office politics, and negotiate a raise. Ladies Get Paid is a reminder that you are valuable—both as an individual woman and as part of the female community. And ultimately, it’s about more than your wallet—it’s about your worth.
About the Author
Claire Wasserman is a thought leader, speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Ladies Get Paid, a global community that champions the professional and financial advancement of women. Claire has traveled the country teaching thousands of women how to negotiate millions of dollars in raises, start businesses, and advocate for themselves in the workplace. She was chosen as one of Marquis Who’s Who 75 Most Influential Financial Leaders of 2021, as well as Entrepreneur magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She has spoken at places such as Harvard Business School, Facebook, NASA, and the United Nations, and has appeared on Good Morning America, The New York Times, and more.
“A manual for women to help them navigate the professional challenges that inevitably come up…From negotiating to self advocating–this book is for any woman who is ready to rise in her career.”
“[A] beacon to women navigating the choppy waters of workplace patriarchy.”
“Beyond-practical and much-needed how-to-get-ahead road map for women… The way Wasserman structures her book makes for clear directions for every point of the career journey... a ‘gotta-read’ playbook.”
“Women have been talked over, ignored, or downright dismissed for too long. Money is power and Claire Wasserman teaches us how to claim it.”
—Arlan Hamilton, author of It's About Damn Time and founder of Backstage Capital
“A must read for any woman looking to succeed in her career—and for any man or woman looking to create a fair and equitable workplace.”
—David Cohen, Senior Counselor to the CEO and former Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation
“Every woman in every workplace can learn something from this book. Claire Wasserman has created a guide to succeeding in your field, even when you feel completely stuck.”
—Beth Comstock, author of Imagine It Forward, former Vice Chair, GE
“Whether you’re setting the groundwork in your first job, or climbing the ladder to the very top, there is something for you in Ladies Get Paid.”
—Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik, Co-Hosts & Co-Founders of Almost 30
“Ladies Get Paid is about more than just money—it’s a powerful call to action for women everywhere to know their worth, pursue their goals, and become brave leaders.”
—Reshma Saujani, CEO and Founder of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect
“Salary is only the starting point. Claire Wasserman reminds us how much we have to offer, then demands that we dream even bigger.”
—Alexa von Tobel, Founder of Inspired Capital and New York Times bestselling author of Financially Fearless and Financially Forward
“With Ladies Get Paid, Claire shares her revolutionary yet simple vision: pay women what we are owed and talk about money unapologetically.”
—Blair Imani, author of Modern HERstory and Making Our Way Home
“I read this book expecting to find career advice and negotiation tactics. Claire Wasserman offers both in spades, but more importantly, she dares you to hope for more from your career, and for yourself.”
—Mika Brzezinski, founder of Know Your Value
“To advocate for your worth, you have to believe you are worthy. This book will help you do just that.”
—Amber Rae, author of Choose Wonder Over Worry
“If you don't ask, you don't get. In Ladies Get Paid, Claire Wasserman is determined to make sure that you learn this lifelong lesson and never forget it.”
—Lydia Fenet, Global Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christies and author of The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You
“This book does something really special. It not only shows how we as individuals can move up in our careers but also how we can galvanize our communities to make things better for everyone.”
—Julia Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite
“Ladies Get Paid presents research on women's disadvantages in the workplace and strategies for advocating for yourself in a clear, direct way; it's essential for any woman looking to level up or find a new job.”