We are thrilled to present another edition of "The Book Stall Talks Business," our continuing series featuring authors and books that have immediate relevance to our patrons own lives and careers. Our special guest this evening will be Lydia Fenet, Senior Vice President and International Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christie's Auction House. Ms. Fenet will be joined by Nancy Doyle, the founder of The Doyle Group, as they discuss Ms. Fenet's new book, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You: Command an Audience and Sell Your Way to Success.
In The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, Lydia Fenet takes you on her twenty-year journey from intern to managing director and global head of strategic partnerships at Christie's Auction House. Lydia shares the revolutionary sales approach she has crafted over the years that has not only shaped her career, but helped her raise more than half a billion dollars for nonprofits around the world.
This is an approach that will empower readers to sell their way to success in business and in life. Learn how to create your own "Strike Method" a signature move to help you feel confident entering any situation. Combining case studies and personal stories, Lydia also shares tips from some of the most powerful and successful women in business, fashion, journalism, sports, and the arts.
This book will show you how to take your career to the next level, whether it's overcoming your fear of asking for something, or bridging a wage gap. Inspiring and encouraging, Lydia's hard-won advice will help you walk into any room with the confidence of a leader and motivate others to find their voice as well. Get ready to embrace your natural strengths, map your career, and take ownership of your life.
"The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You is an insightful, inspiring guide for women who are trying to claim their own seat at the table. Fenet's frank, no-nonsense writing style and approachable tactics can't help but inspire readers to reach for their own goals in new, bigger ways. " --The New York Journal of Books
Lydia Fenet travels around the country lecturing on "The Art of Selling" and speaking to groups about empowering women in the workplace. She was named one of New York's most influential women by Gotham magazine and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Crain's, Elle, and has appeared in Vanity Fair, Women's Wear Daily, Vogue, and Town & Country. She lives in New York City with her husband, Chris, and their three children, Beatrice, Henry, and Eloise.
Nancy Doyle is the founder of The Doyle Group, LLC; she has thirty years' experience in wealth management, investments, finance, and consulting. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, received her MBA from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst(R) (CFA(R)) designation. In addition to her passion for financial literacy, she is active in her community. She is the author of Manage Your Financial Life: Just Starting Out, and Manage Your Financial Life: A Thoughtful, Organized Approach for Women.
In The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, Lydia Fenet takes you on her twenty-year journey from intern to managing director and global head of strategic partnerships at Christie’s Auction House.