INTRODUCTIONThe Power of Yes!

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Sweet are the uses of adversity.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREAs You Like It, Act 2, Scene 1

Defining Professional “Crisis”

What is true crisis in our lives? How can we tell we’re heading into crisis, rather than simply going through a really bad time? What are the signs of breakdown? This chapter explains what professional crisis is for women today. You’ll learn what working women lack when they are in crisis, as well as the many benefits of moving forward to breakthrough.

As defined in Webster’s dictionary,1 a “crisis” is:

Image The turning point for better or worse, as in an acute disease or fever

A paroxysmal attack of ...

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