by: Mika Brzezinski
Today was one of those good thing / bad thing kind of days. Finally – after all this time – you got the promotion. You’ve been doing the work anyhow, so it was about time and you’d be walking on the clouds except for one thing: the money wasn’t behind it. You know your (male) coworkers are Jupulling in bigger paychecks. Instead of speaking up, though, you actually thanked your boss for the measly salary increase and now you’re angry at yourself for it. On the other hand, you feel lucky to have this job. So instead of kicking yourself around your fancy new office, get reading. Now’s when you need Knowing Your Value by Mika Brzezinski.
by: Rebecca Shambaugh
Hillary Clinton is the very model of a successful leader, gifted at prospering even in the face of turbulent times. The real question is: Could the same be said about you? Ask yourself: Do I bounce back from challenging situations? Do I know how to learn from my mistakes? Do I make my words count? Do I embrace change and take advantage of new opportunities?
by: Seth Godin
It was the size of the book that first attracted me – it’s small, only 150 pages and better still, written by Seth Godin, the author of ten best-selling business books. This small and mighty book, Tribes – We need You to Lead Us – packs a big and important message – the world needs leaders and “if you think leadership is only for other people, you’re wrong.” “We need you to lead us” challenges Godin.
by: Anne Firth Murray
Anne Firth Murray was certainly not an idle bystander to life. No, she had a dream and through perseverance and constant belief in what she was doing, she founded The Global Fund for Women, an organization that funded grassroots women’s organizations around the world. In her book, Paradigm Found: Leading and Managing for Positive Change she shares her story and the strategies that worked and the pitfalls to avoid.
by: Ellie Rubin
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