My Answer Is No--If That's Okay with You: How Women Can Say No with Confidence

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Price
$17.99
Publisher
Free Press
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416546955

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About the Author

Nanette Gartrell, MD., is a psychiatrist, researcher, and writer who was formerly on the faculties of Harvard Medical School and University of California, San Francisco. Her 47 years of scientific investigations have focused primarily on sexual minority parent families. In the 1980s and '90s, Dr. Gartrell was the principal investigator of groundbreaking investigations into sexual misconduct by physicians that led to a clean-up of professional ethics codes and the criminalization of boundary violations. The Nanette K. Gartrell Papers are archived at the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College.

Reviews

"Dr. Gartrell provides you with practical tools and tips for saying no with confidence and grace." -- Lois P. Frankel, PhD, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office
"Women need to maintain healthy boundaries while also preserving life-giving relationships. Dr. Gartrell tells you exactly how to do just that. This information is essential for all women." -- Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
"NO...So it's only two letters, but that tiny word can make the difference between a small raise and the corner office. The dirty little secret is that when it comes to the workplace you don't have to do everything that is asked of you in order to succeed. In fact, setting realistic expectations for yourself and for the people around you is often the key to professional happiness. My Answer Is NO teaches all of us how to set boundaries and reclaim our self-respect by employing that tiny yet potentially life-changing word." -- Caitlin Friedman, coauthor of The Girl's Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear and The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch)
"This book is like having a great therapist at your side -- smart and compassionate with on-the-spot advice on how to set limits in all aspects of your life. Give this book to your daughters as they negotiate their way through school, friendships, and first jobs." -- Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes and Queenbee Moms & Kingpin Dads
"Sound advice and fascinating insights on why we have trouble setting limits as women. Dr. Gartrell shows us that even the most accomplished women in a countless variety of careers are challenged by saying no, and that they, like the rest of us, can learn to do it with conviction and joy." -- Patti Breitman, coauthor of How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty