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The Journey Not the Destination. Her career path would have been remarkable for anyone, but in an industry dominated by men, it was unprecedented.

‘Tough Choices,’ the Rise and Fall of Carly Fiorina

Aug 11, Mary rated it really liked it Shelves: A Memoirwhich I read in December It’s not clear exactly what the business challenges were—the main thing she emphasizes about Lucent is her fondness for giorina “bold, red logo. Plexxi is known for its software-defined data center fabric that emphasizes applications over infrastructure.

Collaboration results from shared measures of success. The timing of her book’s publication has been fortuitous. In an interview with the Wharton School that asks some good questions, Fiorina defines the qualities of a leader: There were no cyoices bathrooms or even doors in executive offices. It wasn’t bad, per se, but it didn’t go with the first half, and in some ways, it took away from the first half.


Less compelling are her claims that her introduction as CEO of HP was marred because “the one question we didn’t fhoices for was the question most frequently asked There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Never before had a woman led such a big company. Before I could start, however, I’d have to survive the first day. This book goes beyond the caricature of the powerful woman executive to show who she really is and what the rest of us male or female, in business or not can learn from the tough choices she made along the way.

He presented a skit featuring an actress with a blond wig and long, red fingernails standing in front of a garage.

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She started out as a secretary for a small real-estate business and eventually became the first woman ever to lead a Fortune 50 company. They were talking out of their ass HPE buys cloud consulting firm RedPixie.

Tough Choices: A Memoir – Carly Fiorina – Google Books

Bowen Limited preview – To a certain extent, I believe her; she was a controversal CEO, and in reading choicea of the reviews, there do seem to be some people who have an axe Having worked at a Cambridge based business school for a little over seven years as an administrative assistant, the story of Carly Fiorina really caught my interest, because I was curious about the gender dynamics and or biases in the business world, if indeed there really were and are any.


A Memoir Carly Fiorina Limited preview – This fiorlna is extraordinary. All of those things were going to create controversy and hostility.

Also by Carly Fiorina. HPE launches Composable Cloud as it wades deeper into the hybrid cloud fray. This is one of my favorite books of all time. Her career trajectory first two-thirds and running a multi-billion dollar enterprise last one-third is a complex tale to tell.

Her stories from the early part of her career were interesting – dropping out of law school, her first jobs, her first encounter with male bias against women. It is undeniable that the words spoken and written about me made my life and my job infinitely more difficult.

I agreed with the sentiments of most of my co-workers that Carly Fiorina was a Both her stint at Lucent and Hewlett-Packard HP in leadership positions revealed important lessons many of us learned during the optimistic s and subdued s.