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Today’s professional women are tired of feeling pressured to lean in and have it all.
Mainstream messages have turned our choice to pursue professional achievement into a directive. As a result, many of us are chasing after careers and accomplishments that we may not truly want, at the cost of our families, health, and happiness.
Instead of striving to have it all, it’s time to have just what we want.
In Leaning Out, self-proclaimed “average” working woman Monica Pierce:
- Shares her own story of how her professional ambition changed, once she admitted she didn’t actually want to “have it all”
- Highlights thought-provoking connections to scientific, philosophical, and social concepts that explain why so many of us are reluctant to lean in
- Offers plenty of insight and practical tips to help you right-size your life
Leaning Out is a must-listen for women who are tired of today’s one-sided messages and looking for an alternative perspective.
"The topic is relevant and fresh because readers do not get to read many books on stepping away from being career women and pursuing something that is close to their hearts. The author's personal story of not wanting to have it all will motivate many readers to right-size their life so that they do not have to sacrifice their families, health, and happiness while trying to Lean In."
- Readers' Favorite, five-star review
"There's SO many book out there about women rising to the top, getting the corner office, and leading the pack. What about the women who don't want that? We're made to feel lesser then, like our chosen path is a wake or unwelcome option in the corporate world. Leaning Out is a breathe of fresh air for women, like myself, whose main focus is family and home life over career. The author does a great job depicting the clear differences in values of those who pick a career focused life, and those who pick a home focused life. She shows how the corporate world doesn't like to accept that the second group exists, much less accommodate our annoying needs of flexibility and work life balance. I would recommend this book to any working Mom. Or really, anyone who values anything else over their chosen career path. So thankful for the author's bravery in seeing that this other group of women exists, and speaking what all of us were thinking, and what some of us, didn't know it was OK to think!"
- Amazon Verified Review
eBook (ASIN) B085L4G7FG
eBook (ASIN) B085L4G7FG