No matter where you are in your career, Basic Black offers invaluable lessons that will help you land the job, promotion, or project you're vying for. Throughout the audiobook, Cathie offers fascinating glimpses of media and business personalities, but at the core of it are her candid, personal stories.
Basic Black provides a close-up look at the keen judgment, perseverance, and optimism that have propelled Cathie Black to the top of her game, along with the kind of straight-up practical advice you get in a one-on-one session with a career coach. You'll find out how to handle job interviews, which rules to break, and why you should make your life a grudge-free zone. Equally important, you'll be inspired to pursue your passions and achieve your very best.
©2007 Cathie Black; (P)2007 Books on Tape
"The life lessons in these pages are smart, true, and reassuring, no matter where you are in your career." (Suze Orman)
"As every woman needs basic black in her wardrobe, she also needs Basic Black on her bookshelf. This is the perfect handbook on getting ahead while staying true to yourself." (Donna Karan)
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"Smart and Honest Advice"
Smart and honest advice that's useful for all of us in the business world and everyday life. Delivered with a refreshing mixture of wit and candour. You will find some of the experiences deja vu and will undoubtedly finish the book learning something seemingly obvious that you didn't know before.
I enjoyed listening to this book. Lot of substance and good advice regarding surviving and thriving in todays corporate enviornment.
"Stuff you either forgot or didn't know..."
Never too late to read this book and for those new to the working world, this is stuff you need to know.
"A New Favorite"
This book provides brilliant guidance for young business women. Ms. Black's advice rings true for corporate ladder climbers and entry-level assistants alike.
This is a great book for any young person trying to get ahead in life. Well done.
Very applicable and enjoyable listen
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