Little Black Book (Paperback)Otegha Uwagba (author)
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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 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.
The 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.
'...a must-read guide for all creative women looking to navigate the world of work.' - Elle
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 120 g
Dimensions: 165 x 111 x 12 mm
'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 cliches of the "self-help" genre' Dazed
'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
'There's no fluff in here, it's all solid gold - recommend 100%' Emma Gannon, author of book and podcast CTRL-ALT-DELETE
'All you lot should get your hands on this. Currently on my way to do a speech and shitting myself, but Chapter 4 on public speaking is allowing me to breathe' Charlie Cuff, gal-dem / Dazed
'If, like me, you love talking and thinking about your career - and hope to constantly evolve it - this one is for you' Natasha Lunn, Red Magazine
'Buy this BRILLIANT book (especially if you're a woman in the creative industries, but basically buy it if you're anyone)' Elizabeth Day, journalist and author of The Party
'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
'Robust, sensible and calm advice... this is a useful and digestible guide to developing the creative career that will most suit you' A Little Bird
'Should be handed to every graduate instead of that piece of paper which, in many cases, amounts to sweet FA' Grace Woodward, Fashion & TV commentator
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