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Minority leader : how to lead from the outside and make real change, Stacey Abrams

Label
Minority leader : how to lead from the outside and make real change
Title
Minority leader
Title remainder
how to lead from the outside and make real change
Statement of responsibility
Stacey Abrams
Title variation
How to lead from the outside and make real change
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Minority Leader is a guide to harnessing the strengths of being an outsider by Stacey Abrams, slated to become the first black female governor in the U.S. Networking, persistence, and hard work are the crucial ingredients to advancing a career, but for people like Stacey Abrams, and many in the New American Majority, it takes more than that to get ahead. Stacey, who grew up in a working poor family in Gulfport, Mississippi, rose from humble roots to Yale Law School, and through a career in C-suite businesses, to become the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives. In Minority Leader, Stacey combines aspects of memoir with real-world advice for women and people of color, offering hard-won insights for navigating worlds that, until now, were largely the territory of white men alone. Stacey encourages her readers both to leverage otherness to their advantage and to recognize their own underlying feelings of unworthiness and legitimate fears. Sure, networking helps, but so do well-chosen mentors, thoughtful self-advocacy, and, above all, pinpointing one's genuine passions. Stacey applies her lessons to the recent graduate taking her big idea to the startup level, the Latino city councilman eyeing the mayor's office, and the young assistant navigating her way to a higher position. There is precious little such wisdom out there. Stacey is determined to change that."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abrams, Stacey
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.G4
LC item number
A27 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abrams, Stacey
  • African American women politicians
  • Political participation
  • Political leadership
  • Social action
  • Social change
  • Politicians
  • Legislators
  • African American legislators
Target audience
adult
Label
Minority leader : how to lead from the outside and make real change, Stacey Abrams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dare to want more -- Fear and otherness -- Hacking and owning opportunity -- The myth of mentors -- Money matters -- Prepare to win and embrace the fail -- Making what you have work -- Work-life Jenga -- Taking power
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 226 pages ;
Isbn
9781250191298
Lccn
2017058438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
22 cm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003252451
  • 1731648
  • (OCoLC)on1003252451
  • 1731648
Label
Minority leader : how to lead from the outside and make real change, Stacey Abrams
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dare to want more -- Fear and otherness -- Hacking and owning opportunity -- The myth of mentors -- Money matters -- Prepare to win and embrace the fail -- Making what you have work -- Work-life Jenga -- Taking power
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 226 pages ;
Isbn
9781250191298
Lccn
2017058438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
22 cm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003252451
  • 1731648
  • (OCoLC)on1003252451
  • 1731648

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