POWERTOOLS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS: 10 Ways to Succeed in Life and Work
Judging from the latest crop of business books, the women's movement is alive and well, though some readers may be surprised to see several titles highlighting controversial gender stereotypes and offering strategies for exploiting them.
Sherman, founder of three women's Web sites and author of Cybergrrl: A Woman's Guide to the World Wide Web, draws upon her own experiences, both personally and professionally, to show women why they should look to other women as role models. Unfortunately, Sherman's "power tools"—such as using technology, being a mentor, networking and giving back—are disappointingly familiar, while her delivery isn't particularly inspiring. However, many glowing endorsements and profiles of women, along with suggested reading material and Web sites, may attract an audience of college and even high school students. (Oct.)
Release date: 01/01/2001