Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone To Succeed with Sharon Nir
Sharon Nir, author of “The Opposite of Comfortable: The Unlikely Choices of an Immigrant Career Woman”, which is the first book written by a professional immigrant to expose the deficiencies and defects of legal immigration to the United States joins Enterprise Radio.
- Briefly describe for us what your memoir is about and how it can benefit entrepreneurs.
- As an independent professional woman who had a thriving career in your home country of Israel, you struggled with feelings of guilt and worthlessness after giving up your career and not being allowed to work for the first five year you lived in the U.S. How did you cope?
- In your book, you talk about how being “uncomfortable” actually helped you find your way to happiness and personal fulfillment. Can you elaborate on that?
- As a female professional in the high tech industry, what do you think is the most effective way to promote more women in executive positions?
- You’re working on a second book, also directed toward professionals. Can you tell us a bit more about it?
Sharon Nir is the author of The Opposite of Comfortable: The Unlikely Choices of a Career Immigrant Woman (Viki Press/May 2016). Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, she holds a Bachelor of Art degree in Language and Literature from Tel Aviv University, and an MBA in Marketing and International Management with an Excellence in Business Award from Northeastern University of Massachusetts. An advocate for women in business, she blogs for the Huffington Post and contributes to Women’s ENews. Shelfpleasure, the Glasshammer.com and other women’s publications.