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Undeterred: A Book about Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies

It seems all I write about here anymore is about our failure. I hope this will be the last time, for a while at least!

I’m quoted in this book–Undeterred, by Rania Anderson–on my experience on starting and failing at a business.

Book cover: Undeterred by Rania Habiby Andersen

Fear of Failure: Unmana Datta, the Indian woman you met in Chapter 1...

Another page from Undeterred with a quote from Unmana

 

I’m quoted a few more times, but if you want to read that–and the stories of a bunch of other interesting women from all over the world–buy the book!

Career Blogger: Interview with Alison Green, Blogger of Ask A Manager

Alison Green, blogger at Ask A ManagerAlison Green is the blogger at Ask A Manager, a popular site that answers questions related to work and careers. I have read Alison’s blog for a couple of years now, and am amazed not only at how she manages to be insightful day in and day out for so many people who write in with questions, but also at how she has nurtured her community — read any of the comments sections to see how much helpful advice commenters usually offer on the blog.

Alison doesn’t have a background in HR — as one comment on her blog from an employee she had managed attested, she is just an exceptionally good manager who is sharing her perspective to help others navigate tricky issues of politics and performance at work.

She talks to us about how her part-time blog turned into her full-time career! Read on.

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