The Big Sister's Guide to the World of Work

The Inside Rules Everyone Must Know

This is the ultimate mentor for women… Part therapist, part manual, it should be required reading for any woman who wants to get ahead.

By Bonnie Fuller Executive Vice President and Chief Editorial Director, American Media, Inc

The Big Sister’s Guide is a great book for women (given that 50% of women work), husbands, friends, co-workers, and families of college graduates, job changers, job haters, and job losers.

Featured in Elle, USA Today, The Washington Post, NY Post, Publisher’s Weekly, Houston Chronicle + Cosmo.

Effortlessly engaging and anything but predictable, The Big Sister’s Guide to the World of Work: The Inside Rules Every Working Girl Must Know is a we-feel-your-pain business book for women (ages 22 to 37) that promises to transform job exasperation into career determination–without boring them to tears.

In The Big Sister’s Guide to the World of Work is Bridget Jones’s Diary meets The Nanny Diaries meets The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – part confession, part thinly veiled exposé, part career survival/success guide.

The inevitable contradictions of workplace politics get many women more twisted up inside than pantyhose in the spin cycle. The Big Sister’s Guide deftly untangles and translates the alien language and rituals of the work world into comprehensible girl-powered terms that are anything but Plain Jane.

Fluently propelled by a fearlessly candid, tragic/comic narrative of the authors’ unlikely journey from suburban know-nothings to the top of the New York media food chain (and the cannibalism they encountered when they arrived at the top), the thrust of The Big Sister’s Guide is the authors’ amusing and boldly opinionated advice regarding the hows, whys, whats, wherefores, and whatnots of getting in, getting ahead and staying ahead at work–without losing your head.

As edgy as it is wise, The Big Sister’s Guide to the World of Work refreshingly relevant and stylish take on career foundations like Be Snow White & Deal with Your Dwarves or taming the barking menagerie commonly referred to as colleagues is accessorized with a full line of “Duh’s and Don’ts” every woman should have in her working wardrobe. Ballsy and smart, DiFalco and Herz take the guesswork out of office behavior so that anyone at any corporate level can be her best self at work.

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