January 2008: Shaunti Feldhahn began her career as an analyst on Wall Street and today is a best-selling author, speaker, and nationally-syndicated newspaper columnist. Her recent bestsellers, For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men, and For Men Only: A Straightforward Guide to the Inner Lives of Women, have led to great life-change - and plenty of fascinating conversation - for men and women around the country. Her newest books, For Parents Only and For Young Women Only, coauthored with youth speaker Lisa Rice, are causing buzz among parents and teenage girls respectively. She has also authored two true-to-life spiritual thrillers.Shaunti's background as an analyst is the launching point for the compelling and eye-opening nature of her books, talks, and columns. She holds a master's in public policy from Harvard University, and a bachelor's in government and economics from The College of William and Mary. Prior to becoming an author, she worked in the financial arena on Capitol Hill and later on Wall Street, analyzing the Japanese financial crisis for the highest level decision makers of the Federal Reserve System.As a national speaker, Shaunti travels extensively and has shared her findings with millions of people through conferences, television, and radio. She has appeared on such diverse media outlets as PBS, TNT, Soap Talk, The Alan Colmes Show, Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, and The 700 Club. Her weekly opinion columns are printed in fifty newspapers around the country, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, and The Seattle Times.Shaunti and her husband Jeff, with whom she coauthored For Men Only, are active leaders in their church and live in the Atlanta area with their two young children.
Praise for For Women Only in the Workplace
"The Male Factor is full of practical recommendations for
women who want to maximize their impact in a workplace full of male
counterparts, and is a must-read for women in leadership. If you've
ever interacted with a male colleague, boss, or employee, and
wondered, "Why did he respond that way?" this book will provide the
--Yvette Maher, vice president of Focus on the Family
"Shaunti Feldhahn has done it again! Revealing, insightful, but most of all unapologetically realistic, she shares in her latest offering, For Women Only in the Workplace, what women need to know in order to navigate through the workplace victoriously. The unwritten rules can no longer be ignored because Shaunti has spelled them out with crystal clarity. A must-read."
-- Michelle McKinney Hammond, author of What Women Don't Know and Men Don't Tell You "For Women Only in the Workplace is filled with practical researchbased insights on how men view women in the workplace--insights you can use immediately to reach your professional goals faster and thrive in the workplace. If you find yourself confused by how your male boss or co-workers think or act, Shaunti Feldhahn peels back the layers to help you understand what's really going on. Candid and revealing, For Women Only in the Workplace is a wise read for
-- Valorie Burton, author of What's Really Holding You Back? and How Did I Get So Busy? Praise for The Male Factor (The general-market edition of For Women Only in the Workplace) "The Male Factor is the singularly best business book for women I've read in years. This well-researched yet thoroughly readable book is rich with rare insights into how men really see women in the workplace--and how with a few simple adjustments you can even the playing field."
-- Lois P. Frankel, PhD, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead "Many times in my career I've been the only female in a meeting or holding a seat on the executive team, and I felt I needed a translator--either to understand my male colleagues or to make sure they understood me! The Male Factor provides that translation. We no longer have to guess at what makes men tick in the workplace. Shaunti Feldhahn asked them, and amazingly, they told her!"
--Stacie Hagan, chief people officer at Earthlink Inc.
"Smart, effective communication is what makes for successful leadership and productive workplaces. The Male Factor sheds light on how subtle and not-so-subtle gender communication differences can thwart a woman's rise in the workplace. Even minor shifts in communication approach can help women navigate and break through that invisible barrier. There is something here for every woman, no matter where you are in your career."
--Linda Sawyer, CEO of Deutsch Inc.