Power Up

  • by Marc Benioff - foreword, Magdalena Yesil
  • Narrated by Magdalena Yesil
  • 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Pioneering Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Magdalena Yesil came to the United States in 1976 with two suitcases and $43, blind to the challenges she would face as a woman and immigrant in Silicon Valley. Today she is best known as the first investor and a founding board member of Salesforce, the now multibillion-dollar company that ushered in the era of cloud-based computing.
In Power Up: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy, Yesil urges women to look beyond the alarming gender statistics of the workplace and feel confident entering tech or any field - but also prepared to deal with the challenges. She shares what she experienced as a woman in Silicon Valley with surprising candor and heart, relying not just on her insight but that of more than a dozen top women entrepreneurs to offer pragmatic takeaways on topics such as:

Owning career choices while managing risk
Getting credit for your work
Managing sexual dynamics
Recruiting allies in the movement toward a supportive workplace for everyone

Pragmatic, incisive, and full of highly actionable advice, Yesil prepares ambitious women to break glass ceilings and rise to the top in the New Silicon Valley - and beyond.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-10-2017
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio