Advice and inspiration for women of colour seeking new heights of influence, from the top Latinx advisor to President Obama Women of colour are becoming more visible and more powerful than ever, achieving higher levels of success and blazing new paths for future generations. These women are pioneers, finding their own way in otherwise white-dominated arenas. As the first Latinx to direct national domestic policy issues, Cecilia Munoz knows the difficulties of getting ahead without exemplars to follow. In More than Ready, she offers readers lessons from the challenges she faced and the victories she achieved in the White House, with wise advice like.
Keep your elbows sharp: Hold your ground when others seek to devalue your contribution.Defend kindness: Elevate empathy in the workplace and beyond.Leverage failure: Turn losses into gains by embracing the benefits of the experience.Full of invaluable insights about working through fear, overcoming injustices, and facing down detractors, More than Ready provides the tactical tools women of colour need to reach unprecedented levels of power and success — without compromising who they are.