Know Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth (Revised Edition)

October 30, 2020
Know Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth (Revised Edition)

Mika Brzezinski's bestselling motivational guide—"arallying cry for women to get the money they deserve,"(—TheAtlantic.com).Why are women so often overlooked and underpaid? Whatare the real reasons men get raises more often than women? How canwomen ask for—and actually get—the money, the job, the recognitionthey deserve?Prompted by her own experience as cohost of MorningJoe, Mika Brzezinski asked a wide range of successful women toshare the critical lessons they learned while moving up in theirfields. Power players such as Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, SenatorElizabeth Warren, Harvard's Victoria Budson, comedian Susie Essman,and many more shared their surprising personal stories. They spokecandidly about why women are paid less and the pitfalls womenface—and play into.Now expanded to address gender dynamics in the #MeToo era,Know Your Value blends compelling personal stories withthe latest research on why many women don't negotiate theircompensation, why negotiating aggressively usually backfires, andwhat can be done about it.For any woman who has ever wondered if her desire to be likedcan be a liability (yes), if there is a way to reclaim hercontribution after it's been co-opted in a meeting (yes), and ifthere are strategies men use to get ahead that women should too(yes!), Know Your Value provides vital advice to helpwomen be their own best advocates.