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The Power of Women - Harness Your Unique Strengths at Home, at Work, and in Your Community

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

From the bestselling author of Women Who Think Too Much, a groundbreaking self-improvement program that empowers women Women are extraordinarily hard on themselves. They scrutinize their flaws, asking "Am I a good lover? A good mother? Successful in my career?" They get preoccupied with ways they do not measure up, twisting themselves into knots to fix problems no one else can see. The latest book from award-winning and bestselling psychologist Susan Nolen- Hoeksema shows women how to break this cycle-by discovering and utilizing their unique psychological strengths. Drawing on original research and the instructive stories of real people, Nolen-Hoeksema identifies the skill sets that women, based on their biology and social roles, bring to challenges: - Mental strengths, such as the instinct to manage scarce resources - Identity strengths, which maintain strong values under pressure emotional strengths, such as anticipating the effects of decisions relational strengths, with an emphasis on win-win solutions Combined, these strengths give women a powerful ability to lead during transformational times. She then provides hands-on assessments for pinpointing strengths with the most relevance to a problem, exercises for building strengths, and inspiring examples of women's inventiveness, resilience, and sheer determination. This revolutionary book of self-improvement gives women the tools to hone their skills as entrepreneurs and managers, mothers and wives, mentors and community leaders-and as individuals pursuing their talents and dreams.

From the bestselling author of Women Who Think Too Much, a groundbreaking self-improvement program that empowers women Women are extraordinarily hard on themselves. They scrutinize their flaws, asking "Am I a good lover? A good mother? Successful in my career?" They get preoccupied with ways they do not measure up, twisting themselves into knots to fix problems no one else can see. The latest book from award-winning and bestselling psychologist Susan Nolen- Hoeksema shows women how to break this cycle-by discovering and utilizing their unique psychological strengths. Drawing on original research and the instructive stories of real people, Nolen-Hoeksema identifies the skill sets that women, based on their biology and social roles, bring to challenges: - Mental strengths, such as the instinct to manage scarce resources - Identity strengths, which maintain strong values under pressure emotional strengths, such as anticipating the effects of decisions relational strengths, with an emphasis on win-win solutions Combined, these strengths give women a powerful ability to lead during transformational times. She then provides hands-on assessments for pinpointing strengths with the most relevance to a problem, exercises for building strengths, and inspiring examples of women's inventiveness, resilience, and sheer determination. This revolutionary book of self-improvement gives women the tools to hone their skills as entrepreneurs and managers, mothers and wives, mentors and community leaders-and as individuals pursuing their talents and dreams.
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From the bestselling author of Women Who Think Too Much, a groundbreaking self-improvement program that empowers women Women are extraordinarily hard on themselves. They scrutinize their flaws, asking "Am I a good lover? A good mother? Successful in my career?" They get preoccupied with ways they do not measure up, twisting themselves into knots to fix problems no one else can see. The latest book from award-winning and bestselling psychologist Susan Nolen- Hoeksema shows women how to break this cycle-by discovering and utilizing their unique psychological strengths. Drawing on original research and the instructive stories of real people, Nolen-Hoeksema identifies the skill sets that women, based on their biology and social roles, bring to challenges: - Mental strengths, such as the instinct to manage scarce resources - Identity strengths, which maintain strong values under pressure emotional strengths, such as anticipating the effects of decisions relational strengths, with an emphasis on win-win solutions Combined, these strengths give women a powerful ability to lead during transformational times. She then provides hands-on assessments for pinpointing strengths with the most relevance to a problem, exercises for building strengths, and inspiring examples of women's inventiveness, resilience, and sheer determination. This revolutionary book of self-improvement gives women the tools to hone their skills as entrepreneurs and managers, mothers and wives, mentors and community leaders-and as individuals pursuing their talents and dreams.

Language:

English

Length:

4h 31m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:34


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:07


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:41


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:27


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:17


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:40


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:40


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:31


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:26


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:20


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:08


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:32


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:50


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:04


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:06


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:46


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:22


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:02


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:24


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:26


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:21


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:37


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:59


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:41


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:25


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:19


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:56


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:03


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:20


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:06


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:05


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

00:33