Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold
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This book is not about what women should do, and it’s not a preachy TEDTalk.
Disrupters shows what different women in business have done to reach success as they define it. From board members to CEOs to freelancers, the business world is stacked against women because they follow the unspoken rules of business culture made long before women entered the workforce.
Tech executive, board member, and angel investor Dr. Patti Fletcher recognizes those rules and then showcases the women who have found success by breaking them. With exciting insights and uplifting stories, Disrupters demystifies what it takes to go where so few have gone before by:
- Exploring the mindsets that help or hinder success against all odds
- Discovering the right time to begin the journey to a role that feels too big and too hard to obtain
- Learning the habits, tactics, and relationships that separate those who succeed from those who do not
- Building a personal board of directors that will catapult you to the professional boardroom
- Revealing what it means to achieve your own version of success with case studies and interviews with women of diverse races, ages, backgrounds, and industries
DR. PATTI FLETCHER is a seasoned business executive, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor, author, and presenter. She writes for Inc., Huffington Post, The Guardian, and The Digitalist and has contributed to and featured in Time Magazine, Al-Jazeera, Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, Xconomy, The Muse, WGBH Greater Boston, and many more. Patti advises corporate executives and board members from lean start-ups to Fortune 100s, from small community organizations to large global non-profits. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of leading large-scale cultural change, transformational leadership, brand building, cultivating high-performance teams, creating cultures of diversity and inclusion, harnessing talent, gender equity on boards, women in the c-suite, and women in high-growth entrepreneurship.
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"All women, regardless of age or career stature, who want success on their own terms need to act on the lessons in Dr. Patti's book. The time for Disrupters is NOW." —Amanda Steinberg, founder and CEO of Worth Financial, author of Worth It
"Inspiring! Dr. Fletcher has written the new business bible for professionals wanting to break free, break through, and break out to follow their own path to success!" —Jeffrey Hayzlett, primetime TV and radio host, speaker, author, and part-time cowboy
"The conversation continues why there are not more women executives in tech. For this, I highly recommend Disrupters by Dr. Patti Fletcher as a real contribution as it lays out ideas about the success of women and the companies that they work for." —Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia