Whether just starting out, newly promoted, getting back into a career after a mommy sabbatical, or reinventing a new you, "I Shouldn't Be Telling You This" shows how to master the learning curve, make the right choices, and super-size success. With her trademark savvy and wit, Kate White helps readers learn how to: Get It: The most important ingredient for success is Going for the Burn-making a bold move at the right moment. For Kate, for instance, it was putting Lady Gaga on the cover of Cosmo when she first burst onto the scene, creating a sensation and a bestselling issue, and sending a "10 Reasons You Shouldn't Leave" memo to a staffer, convincing her to stay. Fearlessness and confidence on the fly is key. Go Big: Gaining success isn't enough-you've got to run with it. Women often make the mistake of settling into their success, failing to realize how much they now have to step up their game. To go big with your success means following a different set of rules than those you've heard-from dressing up several notches to handling crises in a new way. Savor It: Success isn't worth much if it doesn't enrich your life.
Work can get crazy; so you need to devise strategies to guarantee that the pleasures trump the pain. "I Shouldn't Be Telling You This" combines no-nonsense advice from dozens of successful women as well as Kate herself. It also includes behind-the-scenes stories and a truly unique perspective to help every professional woman get the most out of her career.