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Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures

Jennifer Romolini
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An honest, sharp-witted, practical guide to help you get the job you want and keep it—from an outsider who has been there and done that; a w... Read More

An honest, sharp-witted, practical guide to help you get the job you want and keep it—from an outsider who has been there and done that; a woman who went from being a broke, divorced college dropout to running some of the biggest websites in the world

Jennifer Romolini started her career as an awkward twenty-seven-year-old misfit but navigated her way through New York media and became a boss—an editor in chief, an editorial director, and a vice president—in little more than a decade. In Weird in a World That’s Not, she asserts that being outside the norm and achieving high-level success are not mutually exclusive, even if it often seems otherwise within the business world, and even if it seems that only office-politicking extroverts are set up for reward.

Part career memoir, part real-world guide, Weird in a World That’s Not offers relatable advice on how to realize your dreams, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Romolini helps you face down your fears, find a career that’s right for you, and land a job that you love. Tackling practical issues, she offers empathetic, clear-cut answers to important questions:

  • How do I navigate the awkwardness of networking?
  • How do I deal with intense office politics?
  • How do I leave my crappy job?
  • How do I learn to be a boss, not just a #boss?
  • And, most important: How do I do all this and stay true to who I really am?

Authentic, funny, and moving, Weird in a World That’s Not will help you tap your inner tenacity and find your path, no matter how offbeat you are.

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  • Contributor(s)Jennifer Romolini
  • About the Contributor(s) Jennifer Romolini is the chief content officer at Shondaland.com, a website founded by Shonda Rhimes. She was previously the editor...Jennifer Romolini is the chief content officer at Shondaland.com, a website founded by Shonda Rhimes. She was previously the editor in chief of HelloGiggles and Yahoo Shine, and the deputy editor of Lucky magazine. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times and Lenny Letter. She lives in Los Angeles. show more
  • ISBN-139780062472724
  • Publish Date06/06/2017
  • PublisherHarperBusiness
  • Format Hardcover
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Weight (lbs)1.08 lb
  • Case Weight (lbs)34.5 lb
  • Pages304
  • Price $22.39

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