Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth

Version: Unabridged
Author: Mika Brzezinski
Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Development, Negotiation & Communication
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Published In: April 2011
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 4 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

It's no secret that women have long been overlooked and under-compensated, and while great strides have been made in recent decades, the value placed on women versus their male counterparts is still consistently unbalanced. In Knowing Your Value, bestselling author Mika Brzezinski takes an in-depth look at how women today achieve their deserved recognition and financial worth.

Prompted by her own experience as co-host of Morning Joe, Mika interviews a number of prominent women across a wide range of industries on their experience moving up in their fields. Mika reveals how these women, including such impresarios as White House star Valerie Jarrett, comedian Susie Essman, writer and director Nora Ephron, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, and broadcaster Joy Behar, navigated the inevitable roadblocks that are unique to women. Mika also uncovers what men think about the approach women take in the workplace, getting honest answers from Donnie Deutsch, Jack Welch, Donald Trump, and others about why women are paid less, and what pitfalls women face, and play into, as they try to get their worth at work. Knowing Your Value blends these personal stories and opinions with the latest research and polling on issues such as equal pay, women in the boardroom, and access to start-up capital.

Written in Mika's brutally honest, funny, and self-deprecating style, Knowing Your Value is a vital book for professional women of all ages.

Author Details

Author Details

Brzezinski, Mika

MIKA BRZEZINSKI is a co-host of "Morning Joe", an MSNBC anchor and author of "All Things at Once". She is also co-host of "The Joe Scarborough Show" on Citadel Media.