Know Your Value

Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth (Revised Edition)

by Mika Brzezinski

The bestselling motivational guide that TheAtlantic.com calls "a rallying cry for women to get the money they deserve."

Why are women so often overlooked and underpaid? What are the real reasons men get raises more often than women? How can women ask for--and actually get--the money, the job, the recognition they deserve?

Prompted by her own experience as cohost of Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski asked a wide range of successful women to share the critical lessons they learned while moving up in their fields. Power players such as Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Harvard's Victoria Budson, comedian Susie Essman, and many more shared their surprising personal stories. They spoke candidly about why women are paid less and the pitfalls women face--and play into.

Now expanded to address gender dynamics in the #MeToo era, Know Your Value blends compelling personal stories with the latest research on why many women don't negotiate their compensation, why negotiating aggressively usually backfires, and what can be done about it.

For any woman who has ever wondered if her desire to be liked can be a liability (yes), if there is a way to reclaim her contribution after it's been co-opted in a meeting (yes), and if there are strategies men use to get ahead that women should too (yes!), Know Your Value provides vital advice to help women be their own best advocates.

  • Hachette Books; September 2018
  • ISBN: 9781602865952
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Know Your Value
  • Author: Mika Brzezinski
  • Imprint: Hachette Books

In The Press

"With books and a constellation of related content under the banner 'Know Your Value,' . . . [Mika Brzezinski is now a] guru for career women."
New York Magazine


About The Author

Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of Morning Joe, an MSNBC anchor, and the author of New York Times bestsellers All Things at Once, Knowing Your Value, and Obsessed. She also serves as a visiting fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. She is the mother of two daughters.