The Skills

Mishal Husain

In The Skills award-winning broadcaster Mishal Husain inspires, champions and encourages women to make their ambitions a reality by focusing on practical skills that make a difference.

Gathering together advice for women of all ages, whether they are new graduates, working mothers or simply seeking a career change, The Skills explains:

How to present yourself to maximum effect, in person and online

How to prepare for quick wins, big moments and plan for long-term goals

How to gain confidence and authority

How to navigate the ups and downs of a long working life and build resilience

 

Reviews of The Skills

    • ‘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