[Signature] Reviewed by Robin Wolaner Fiorina may have had tough choices, but readers have an easy one: start at. A new autobiography chronicles former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina’s rise and fall as America’s most powerful female executive. Fiorina. The New York Times bestseller by the most talked about woman in American business. For five and a half years, Carly Fiorina led Hewlett-Packard through.

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The style of the writing reminds me of how our leaders present their “profiles” during our quarterly meetings. We need purpose to motivate us, and confidence to move us forward p.

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I urge you to read this and other books to get the entire picture of what actually choicex at HP and who Carly Fiorina is, as a person. I accept that the roughly 35, people who lost their jobs under my tenure don’t like me. She appeared on the cover of every major magazine and her every word was scrutinized.

Oct 09, Minutes. But more importantly, she believes ffiorina people and that diversity is important because of the different more holistic viewpoint a diverse group brings to the table. Hardcoverpages. She certainly now has it, but what I did not expect in this book and I actually appreciated the book did not go t I really enjoyed this book. Stay in Touch Sign up. Aug 22, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Contents A Gift from My Parents.


It was more personal, with much commentary about my personality and my physical appearance, my dress, my hair or my shoes.

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She is a dynamo and this is not only an addictively compelling story but supremely well-written and carefully crafted. Honestly, it makes me wish she won the presidential primary Carly was my first, and early, choice as the caly candidate in the extensive Republican choiced of Presidential candidates, and I can only hope that we have not heard our last from her.

I finished reading this book last night what should I say was so much in the book can resonate very well with her struggle and her so big expectations from herself and finally fight to come back with a BANG! She puts her heart and soul into the tasks at hand and never looks back. The Journey Not the Destination.

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I was an outsider in every conceivable way, outside the Valley, outside the industry, not from an engineering background. HP issues EPS guidance for fiscal And so I was unprepared and impatient with all of these questions. Each of these speaking venues was a great opportunity to meet with, and influence, customers and to represent the capabilities of the company. And it’s just plain fun to see her settle some scores.

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She is continually evaluating decisions based upon what is best I used this book to get to know Carly Fiorina before she had aspirations to be president. Copyright c Carly Fiorina, She was warm and engaging and refreshingly honest about her career and especially her time at HP.


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You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. It’s not clear exactly what the business challenges were—the main thing she emphasizes about Lucent is her fondness for the “bold, red logo.

Dont Think About the Next Job. Each time, I had fiogina recommit the organization to the path we were on, reassure people that we could accomplish what we attempted, and reiterate my passion and enthusiaum for our aspirations and our potential.

Jul 12, Geetanjali rated it it was amazing. This was really quite interesting, even though I know little about business and had no idea that she had ever led Hewlett Packard. The Stuff of Triumph.

HPE beats Q2 expectations The company saw revenue growth across its business segments and raised its fiscal outlook. In those choicws few days as a CEO I was sobered by the commentary of the media, the cool reception from the Valley, the skepticism of the executive team, and the passivity of the Board in this all-important transition.

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