Barely a day goes by at Capital without media strategy chief Nikki
Mendonca quoting from one of her favourite self-help books.
’What I most admire in people is a spirit of independence. My guiding
lights are authors who capture that spirit in their writing. Take Dale
Carnegie, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People. It’s so
go-getting and inspirational. The power of being positive should never
Mendonca is also inspired by Germaine Greer. ’The Whole Woman is my
favourite book. Her words are a comforting and educational source for
women in business.
As a woman surrounded by senior male figures, I constantly have to tell
myself that I must not be beaten down.’