- RELEASE DATE : September 2022
- AUTHOR : Apurva Purohit
- Publisher : Rupa Publications
- Language : English
- Paperback : 224 pages
- ISBN-13 : 9789355206367
ABOUT THE BOOK A new call to action from the bestselling author of Lady, You’re Not a Man! ‘So, do you intend to work after marriage?’ ‘I am the COO of an organization. Obviously, I intend to work after marriage!’ No man has ever been asked this question. For a working woman, it’s par for the course. At work and home, there is latent institutional discrimination and social prejudice at play. Whether it is the assumption that a career is only a stopgap until marriage or the reluctance to promote married women for fear that they will prioritize family over work, the climb to the top is twice as steep for women. As a result, they second-guess their own abilities and hesitate to claim what is rightfully theirs. To counter these roadblocks, Purohit compiles an essential action plan for women: believe in yourself, never minimize or question your achievements, resist stereotypes, and constantly and fearlessly call out biases. Through personal anecdotes and real-life stories of women professionals, she offers indispensable lessons on successful leadership, with practical insights into its fundamentals, like effective communication, perseverance, prioritizing and personal accountability. Deeply poignant and often hilarious, Lady, You’re the Boss! is a woman leader’s guide to breaking socially imposed and self-reinforced glass ceilings, and growing to her full potential.
About the Author Apurva Purohit is an acclaimed Indian businesswoman and entrepreneur with over three decades of experience in the corporate world where she has built and scaled up a diverse set of businesses. Apurva has been a leading voice in the Indian business landscape advocating gender diversity, what ails it, and what organizations and leaders can do to improve this critical imperative. Through her two national bestselling books, Apurva aims to empower women and encourage them to achieve their full potential. Over the years, Apurva has won multiple business awards and has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Business as per the India Today Group and Fortune India. She was amongst LinkedIn’s Top Voices and Your Story’s Top 10 digital Influencers and her alma mater IIM Bangalore awarded her the Distinguished Alumni award in 2022. Apurva holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and completed her PGDM from IIM Bangalore. She was a state-level hockey player and played for Tamil Nadu state and Tamil Nadu University.