Can a woman succeed as a leader in a traditionally male-dominated industry? According to author and leadership development expert, Maggie Georgopoulos, the answer is certainly yes and the challenges can be much more manageable when they have the right resources to turn to help, like her new book “Up the Ladder In A Skirt: Solidifying Your Leadership, One Bold Step At A Time”.
Being a woman in a leadership role in a traditionally male-dominated industry can be one of the greatest employment challenges a person ever faces, especially when trying to fill the need for a successful figure to model and accept advice from. Fortunately, author, coach and leading global authority on career development for women in male-dominated industries, Maggie Georgopoulos is answering the call; recently announcing the launch of her new book that tackles this important subject head on, “Up the Ladder In A Skirt: Solidifying Your Leadership, One Bold Step At A Time”. Approaching the subject with vast personal experience, that includes management roles in a handful of male dominated industries, cross cultural sensitivity and a deep empathy, her new book is quickly winning praise from very diverse sources.
“The frustrations, blocks and challenges that a woman faces while moving up the leadership ladder in many industries is a real one,” commented Georgopoulos about the subject of her new book. “Sharing my first-hand experience in this area in a direct and honest way, hopefully, will offer some relief to other women path blazers doing their part to change work dynamics for the better. I think men who are invested in shaking up some of these outdated ideas that women should stay away from leadership roles in certain industries will also find ‘Up the Ladder In A Skirt: Solidifying Your Leadership, One Bold Step At A Time’ a valuable and timely resource.”
In addition to her work as an author Georgopoulos is also a very much in-demand executive coach specializing in helping talented females reach their full potential and inspirational speaker.
Early feedback for “Up the Ladder In A Skirt: Solidifying Your Leadership, One Bold Step At A Time” has been very positive.
Megan S., from Illinois, recently said in a five star review, “I’m an electrician who recently moved into a management role and I was not prepared at all for the amount of hostility I’ve faced for no other reason than my gender. Having the chance to read ‘Up the Ladder In A Skirt: Solidifying Your Leadership, One Bold Step At A Time’ let me know that there’s hope things are going to get better. Highest recommendation.”
For more information be sure to visit http://www.magsinspires.