Why Good Girls Don't Get Ahead But Gutsy Girls Do

9 Secrets Every Working Woman Must Know

by Kate White

Grand Central Publishing


December 2, 2008

ISBN-10: 0446518271

ISBN-13: 9780446518277

Available in: e-Book (reprint)

Why Good Girls Don't Get Ahead But Gutsy Girls Do
by Kate White

Beginning with a revealing self-test for you to determine how good or how gutsy you are right now, Kate White reveals the nine strategies every career woman must know while she shares the insider stories of how other gutsy women became stars in their fields. Along with inspiration, you’ll get tips and techniques you can start using today as you discover:

  • Three amazing benefits you get instantly from being a gutsy girl
  • Why working less may be a smarter move than putting in 60-hour weeks
  • How to knock the socks off your boss with brilliant ideas
  • The five words winners never say
  • When and how to take risks, break rules, and go with your gut feeling

Originally published May 1995 in hardcover and July 1996 in trade paperback.

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Kate White's Bio

Kate White is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen novels of suspense: six standalone psychological thrillers, including Have You Seen Me? (2020) and eight Bailey Weggins mysteries. Her first mystery, Even If It Kills Her, was a Kelly Ripa Book Club pick and #1 bestseller on Amazon. Her most recent Bailey Weggins mystery, Such a Perfect Wife (2109), was nominated for an International Thriller Writer Award. Kate's books have been published in countries around the world. She is also the editor of the Mystery Writers of America Cookbook, a collection of recipes from the field's top-selling authors. In addition to writing mysteries and thrillers, Kate is the author of several bestselling career books, including The Gutsy Girl Handbook:Your Manifesto for Success,as well as I Shouldn't Be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career You Deserve. Before becoming a full-time novelist, she had a very successful career in the magazine business and was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan for fourteen years.