Nice Girls Just Don't Get It

Author Bios

Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D.Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D.

Lois Frankel, Ph.D., literally wrote the book on coaching women to succeed in work and life. Her book Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Ways Women Sabotage Their Careers was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller translated into more than twenty-five languages worldwide. A frequent guest on radio and TV shows, she has been featured on the Today show, Larry King Live, CNN’s In the Money, and Tavis Smiley. Dr. Frankel’s books, including Corner Office, Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich, and See Jane Lead, have caught the attention of People magazine, Time, BusinessWeek, and numerous international publications.

President of Corporate Coaching International, a Pasadena, California, consulting firm, Dr. Frankel is among the top names in international speakers, making presentations to women’s groups on how to achieve their personal and professional goals. Her client list reads like a who’s who of multinational firms, including Amgen, BP, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Lockheed Martin, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, and Procter & Gamble, to name just a few. When not writing, speaking, or consulting, Dr. Frankel loves to travel, is an avid photographer, and serves as board chair for Bloom Again Foundation (, a nonprofit organization she founded in 2008 to provide financial assistance to economically vulnerable women experiencing medical emergencies.

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img_Carol_Frohlinger_new.jpgCarol Frohlinger, J.D.

Carol Frohlinger, J.D., is a cofounder of Negotiating Women, Inc., an advisory firm committed to helping organizations to advance women into leadership positions and women to negotiate more confidently and competently in all aspects of their lives. She is the coauthor of Her Place at the Table: A Woman’s Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success. Ms. Frohlinger’s advice has been featured by CBS MoneyWatch, NPR, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Newsday, Cosmopolitan magazine, and the New York Times, among other mainstream media.

An internationally recognized speaker, Ms. Frohlinger combines humor and practical advice that inspires women to use the power of positive relationships to get to yes. Her experience as a practicing attorney enables Ms. Frohlinger to illuminate potential pitfalls in sticky life situations and ways to avoid them. JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, the National Association of Women Lawyers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the Principal Financial Group, and Women in Cable Telecommunications are just a few of the organizations and professional associations to which Ms. Frohlinger has spoken, many of them calling upon her time and again to share her wisdom with employees, clients, and members. Ms. Frohlinger also volunteers time to many worthy causes, among them the InterOrganizational Network (ION), an organization that focuses on increasing the number of women on the boards of America’s publicly held companies. She lives in New York City with her husband and is the proud parent of a daughter and son.