Are you unhappy at work?

Wondering why you didn’t get that promotion?

Feeling uncertain about your career choices in general?

Your relationship with your mother might be the last thing on your mind as a major contributing factor to your career woes but it shouldn’t be. Exploring this connection can potentially unlock the mystery to the patterns and choices you make throughout your career. National, award-winning career counselor Ilana Tolpin Levitt brings her 26 years of experience in this groundbreaking book about the connection between women’s careers and their relationships with their moms.

Read about the five different daughter types, discover which ones you may identify with and use the practical tips and solutions to propel your career forward. If you’re raising daughters of your own, you’ll also find out what you can do to best support their future careers.

If you’re ready to create lifelong change, increase your productivity and open yourself up to more opportunities for success, you need this book! As an added bonus, you might even gain greater respect for your mother’s journey and improve your relationship with her.

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Ivy Isabel feels her boss Mary is condescending and belittling. She says Mary is never available to meet, which makes it very difficult for Isabel to work with her.  Isabel can’t trust people and doesn’t feel trusted. This isn’t the first job where she’s felt like this. Is it a coincidence that Ivy Isabel's mother was emotionally unavailable when she was a child? Read More...

Ivy Isabel feels her boss Mary is condescending and belittling. She says Mary is never available to meet, which makes it very difficult for Isabel to work with her.  Isabel can’t trust people and doesn’t feel trusted. This isn’t the first job where she’s felt like this. Is it a coincidence that Ivy Isabel's mother was emotionally unavailable when she was a child?

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Maverick Masha’s boss expects her to be in at 9:00 am at work every day, but Masha is chronically late even when her start time is adjusted. On top of that, she keeps changing jobs about once a year and she doesn’t really know what career she wants to pursue. Is it a coincidence that Maverick Masha’s mother was always telling her what to do? Read More...

Maverick Masha’s boss expects her to be in at 9:00 am at work every day, but Masha is chronically late even when her start time is adjusted. On top of that, she keeps changing jobs about once a year and she doesn’t really know what career she wants to pursue. Is it a coincidence that Maverick Masha’s mother was always telling her what to do?

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Butterfly Becky is a successful doctor but she can’t understand why she doesn’t get promoted or recognized by the hospital. She secretly doubts herself and worries about making mistakes.  Her mother was a stay-at-home mom and sacrificed a lot for her daughter. Why does Butterfly Becky doubt her own abilities? Read More...

Butterfly Becky is a successful doctor but she can’t understand why she doesn’t get promoted or recognized by the hospital. She secretly doubts herself and worries about making mistakes.  Her mother was a stay-at-home mom and sacrificed a lot for her daughter. Why does Butterfly Becky doubt her own abilities?

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Copycat Casey is a teacher just like her mother. Her mother became a beloved and respected principal in a high school. Casey would rather stay in the classroom but can’t help wondering if she’s letting her mother down. Why does Copycat Casey believe she lacks ambition if she doesn’t follow in her mother’s exact footsteps? Read More...

Copycat Casey is a teacher just like her mother. Her mother became a beloved and respected principal in a high school. Casey would rather stay in the classroom but can’t help wondering if she’s letting her mother down. Why does Copycat Casey believe she lacks ambition if she doesn’t follow in her mother’s exact footsteps?

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Bootstrap Brenda is the Director of Volunteer Services at a non-profit organization for international medical emergencies. She spends her days managing crises and making sure disaster zones have adequate coverage. She worries endlessly and feels responsible for everyone, victims and volunteers alike. Is it a coincidence that she had to take care of her mother and young siblings from a young age? Read More...

Bootstrap Brenda is the Director of Volunteer Services at a non-profit organization for international medical emergencies. She spends her days managing crises and making sure disaster zones have adequate coverage. She worries endlessly and feels responsible for everyone, victims and volunteers alike. Is it a coincidence that she had to take care of her mother and young siblings from a young age?

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