LITTLE BLACK BOOK: A TOOLKIT FOR WORKING WOMEN By Otegha Uwagba
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THE NEW EDITION INCLUDING TWO ADDTIONAL CHAPTERS ON NAVIGATING THE WORKPLACE
Little Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women is the modern career guide every creative woman needs, whether you’re just starting out or already have years of experience. Packed with fresh ideas and no-nonsense practical advice, this travel-sized career handbook is guaranteed to become your go-to resource when it comes to building the career you want.
Writer Otegha Uwagba (one of Forbes’s European 30 Under 30) takes you through everything you need to build a successful self-made career: from how to negotiate a payrise to building a killer personal brand, via a crash course in networking like a pro, and tips for overcoming creative block. Plus Little Black Book is full of indispensable advice on how to thrive as a freelancer, and an entire chapter dedicated to helping you master the tricky art of public speaking.
With contributions from trailblazing creative women including acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Refinery29 co-founder Piera Gelardi, The Gentlewoman's Editor in Chief Penny Martin, and many more, Little Black Book is a curation of essential wisdom and hard-won career insights. Whether you’re a thinker, a maker, an artist or an entrepreneur, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your working life here.
‘Little Black Book is THE book of the year for working women with drive’ Refinery 29
‘A must-read for anyone looking to be as prolific as Uwagba herself’ Sunday Times
‘Otegha Uwagba is one of London's new generation of female CEOs’ Evening Standard
‘Otegha Uwagba has the answer to all your creative career challenges…this book is a must-read guide for all creative women looking to navigate the world of work’ ELLE
‘Avoids all the clichés of the “self-help” genre’ DAZED
‘A toolkit for women in the creative industry that covers all the usual opportunities for instruction – but does it in a friendly, straightforward, non-pandering way.’ Fast Company
‘Such a useful little book packed with knowledge, I definitely could have done with reading this when I went freelance back in 2014’ Reni Eddo-Lodge, author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
‘A hugely helpful read for working women in creative industries’ Yomi Adegoke, co-author of Slay in Your Lane
‘Inspiring, insightful, ambitious’ Porter Magazine
‘The book you’ve seen all over Instagram’ NASTY GAL
‘A travel-sized pocket book full of professional gems and expert advice’ Fader