Playing to Win in Business (Just Respect for Women) (Volume 1) by Shirley Weis
Career Advice from the 9 Billion Dollar Woman. Shirley Weis went from the bedside to the boardroom in her nursing career, becoming a senior leader at Mayo Clinic, one of the most famous healthcare organizations in the world. Her success wasn’t due to luck but to an understanding of the rules of the game of business; especially those many women don’t know – the unwritten rules of career success.
In this candid, authentic, and inspirational book for women, Shirley reveals her principles for winning the game in business.
When you read it, you’ll learn how to: Use Just Respect™ to build relationships throughout your organization; Gain the experience that leaders require; Thrive during challenges and survive failures; Manage family needs while climbing the corporate ladder; and Earn a spot at the management table, even when it is full of men.
Shirley Weis is President of Weis Associates, LLC, a national management consulting and leadership development firm. She is also Special Advisor to the President and Professor of Practice in the W. P. Carey School of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. Ms. Weis recently retired from her role as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Her work involved overseeing 60,000 employees and coordinating overall institutional strategy and operation of Mayo Clinic’s $9 billion healthcare system.