The Skills: How to Win at Work

Mishal Husain

‘This is the perfect guide on how to get where you want to be’ Red

Whether you’re a new graduate, a working mum, returning to work after a career break or simply seeking a job change, The Skills explains:

Preparation, Planning, Starting Out – how to learn from those around you and navigate your first years on the career ladder

Speaking Up, Standing Up, Keeping Sharp – how to make the best first impressions, tips for public speaking and handling anxiety

Owning It, Rising Up, Resilience – how to develop authority and get to grips with high-pressure scenarios

Drawing on Mishal’s own experience, The Skills encourages women of all ages to make their ambitions a reality, guiding them to success in whatever field they choose.

Reviews of The Skills: How to Win at Work

    • ‘A compelling primer on how women can forge a path to success. The practicality and clarity of Husain’s advice offers a source of new strength for women in the daily battle to both fulfil their potential and get their due in the workplace’ Tina Brown
    • ‘This book is a must-read for anyone (woman or man) who aspires to reach the top of their game’ Miriam González Durántez
    • ‘From speaking up to rising up, this book is full of practical advice for young women ready to realise their full potential’ Malala Yousafzai
    • ‘This is the perfect guide on how to get where you want to be’ Red
    • ‘With the confidence and authority of a woman who has both attained her dream job and loves it, she meditates on what it took for her – and other women – to work their way there. This is not a memoir; it’s more a feminist manifesto’ Daily Mail
    • ‘This is the new go-to handbook for every working woman’ Emerald Street
    • ‘A brilliant book’ Claudia Winkleman
    • ‘The Skills: A must-read new book by my BBC colleague @MishalHusainBBC. Her subtitle says it all: From first job to dream job, what every woman needs to know’ Christiane Amanpour