Disrupters: Success Stories From Women Who Break the Mold
Dr. Patti Fletcher
This book is not about what women should do, and it’s not a preachy TEDTalk. Disrupters show what different women in business have done to reach success as they define it. From board members to CEOs to freelancers, the business world is stacked against women because they follow the unspoken rules of business culture made long before women enter the workforce. Tech executive, board member, and angel investor.
Dr. Patti Fletcher recognizes those rules and then showcases the women who have found success by breaking them. With exciting insights and uplifting stories, Disrupters demystifies what it takes to go where so few have gone before by Exploring the mindsets that help or hinder success against all odds. Discovering the right time to begin the journey to a role that feels too big and too hard to obtain, learning the habits, tactics, and relationships that separate those who succeed from those who do not build a personal board of directors that will catapult you to the professional boardroomRevealing what it means to achieve your own version of success with case studies and interviews with women of diverse races, ages, backgrounds, and industries
DR. PATTI FLETCHER is a seasoned business executive, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor, author, and presenter. She writes for Inc., Huffington Post, The Guardian, and The Digitalist and has contributed to and been featured in Time Magazine, Al-Jazeera, Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, Xconomy, The Muse, WGBH Greater Boston, and many more. Patti advises corporate executives and board members from lean start-ups to Fortune 100s, from small community organizations to large global non-profits. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of leading large-scale cultural change, transformational leadership, brand building, cultivating high-performance teams, creating cultures of diversity and inclusion, harnessing talent, gender equity on boards, women in the c-suite, and women in high-growth entrepreneurship.