What Makes a Strong Woman?

101 Insights from Some Remarkable Women

"A strong woman is compassionate, decisive, creative, innovative, organized, thoughtful, knowledgeable, and above all, recognizes her weaknesses along with her strengths." –Barbara Koster, chief information officer, Prudential Financial

What do you get when you ask women from all walks of life "What makes a strong woman?" Author Helene Lerner did just that and was inspired and amazed at the answers by everyone from stay-at-home moms to top executives. Readers will be, too, when they see the best of the best in What Makes a Strong Woman? 

The 99 insights that Lerner includes run the gamut from funny and insightful to thought provoking and motivating. Among them are:

"A strong woman can carry her laptop, breast pump, gym bag, diaper bag, and purse all at the same time!" –Kim Lowe, senior channel manager, Microsoft Corporation

"A strong woman has the courage to dream, to follow her convictions when it is not easy, and to maintain her integrity and dignity at all times." –Akosua Barthwell Evans, managing director, JPMorgan Asset Management

What Makes a Strong Woman? is an ideal keepsake and inspirational book, whether readers want it for themselves or as an enriching gift for others.

About the Author

Helene Lerner is a former columnist for New Woman and the New York Post and has written books that include Our Power as Women: Wisdom and Strategies of Highly Successful Women, Embrace Change, Finding Balance, and Time for Me: A Burst of Energy for Busy Women. Helene is CEO of Creative Expansions Inc., a health and empowerment advocate, and has hosted Emmy Award-winning television programs on topics ranging from heart disease to the challenges facing professional women today. She runs a popular Web site for women, www.womenworking2000.com.

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