Pearls: Women Who Radiate Success: Book I

Pearls: Women Who Radiate Success: Book I

by Fred Dawson

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When a determined woman puts her mind to something, she will work very hard until she gets it, despite whatever roadblocks are put in her way. “Pearls” is the perfect metaphor for the women in this special book, i.e., women of great value and rarity who were shaped, not crushed, by the myriad vagaries of life. The women whose stories come alive in these pages have experienced challenges of all types during the courses of their lives and careers: the loss of loved ones, serious illnesses, career upheavals and gender discrimination. What makes them different is that each of them understands her worth, refused to give up when life got tough and has achieved great professional and spiritual success. “Pearls: Women Who Radiate Success” is a candid, deep dive into the lives of women we tend to admire—the ones who have climbed to the top of the ladder. Fred Dawson gives us an up-close-and-personal look at the lives of 21 extraordinary females from all walks of professional life: higher education, politics, entrepreneurship, law, big business and non-profit. These women have leapt over barriers, recovered from grief, made profound sacrifices, broken rules, discovered untapped courage within themselves and given selflessly to others. They are mothers, wives, daughters and friends. Read this book for inspiration and comfort. Take heart in knowing women like these are all around you. Follow their examples, learn from their triumphs and failures, and heed their advice. Oscar Wilde said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” I’m grateful to these women for passing it on.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483556857
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 07/24/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 212
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Fred Dawson is a writer, musician, businessman, speaker, antique car collector and community leader. He has written hundreds of articles for local, national and international publications and has appeared on both radio and national television programs. Fred has performed with Micky Dolenz of the The Monkees, Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group, Liberty Devito and Mark Rivera (drummer and saxophonist for Billy Joel) and many others. In his fifties, Fred started Club Phred, a group of accomplished musicians delighted with 60’s and 70’s Classic Rock. Club Phred has helped various charitable organizations raise more than $2.5 million. Executive vice president of Bassett, Dawson & Foy, Inc., Fred has 30 years of comprehensive wealth management experience and has dedicated himself to being a trusted advisor to successful women. Fred and his wife, Louise, have two children and five grandchildren.

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