What It Takes: Speak Up, Step Up, Move Up : A Modern Women's Guide to Success in Business

Version: Abridged
Author: Amy Henry
Narrator: Amy Henry
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Development, Career Development, Motivation, Health & Wellness
Publisher: Audio Renaissance
Published In: September 2004
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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Amy Henry, a formidable businesswoman and the last woman standing on NBC's hit reality show The Apprentice, shares her experiences, tips, and in-your-face advice for moving up in today's workplace. Yes, men have written the rules for a long time---in What It Takes, Amy Henry shows young businesswomen how to make those rules work for them.

With a ten-year career in business, Amy has shown she has what it takes---determination, brains, creativity, professionalism, and charm---to thrive in today's business world. What It Takes is an in-depth look at the strategies and tactics Amy uses to make the workplace work for her. With examples from Amy's and other businesswomen's real-life experiences, as well as advice from experts, What It Takes is the most honest guide for women in the workplace available today.

Hip, frank, and controversial, What It Takes is the ultimate guide to the reality of today's business world---and Amy Henry is the new model for young businesswomen.

Reviews (2)

What it takes: Step Up.....

Written by Richard Zdanis on October 5th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Surprisingly, I found this audiobook (as a man), very informative and helpful. Although I don't believe that women are the only ones who get "looked over," I felt that Amy's insight into the many business issues was right on target. I highly recommend this to anyone looking to move up and excel in their life.

The Apprentice

Written by Anonymous from Alpharetta, GA on February 14th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is a great book for a woman in her late 20's, early 30's who is looking to climb the corporate ladder. As a woman in her late 20's, Amy really spoke to me at my level, not as some pompous old male who knew everything. One aspect that I really appreciated was her brutal honesty about herself and the mistakes that she made in her career. After listening to her book, I now understand why she did so well on The Apprentice.

Author Details

Author Details

Henry, Amy

AMY HENRY is a born and bred Texan, where she earned both her undergraduate degree (Texas A&M) and her MBA (TCU). She spent numerous years working for leading edge technology companies across the United States. Amy is building a consulting company focusing on helping women in business.