The pandemic shutdown drove people into their homes, giving them a heightened awareness about their surroundings there. Author Kathryn Wilking, skilled in the home staging niche and nurturing a growing interest in Feng Shui, took notice.
Sports agent and entrepreneur Henry Organ presents his “personal playbook to getting ahead in life,” couched in the framework of advice on mastering the informational interview.
Organ credits his own success to learning how to knock these interviews—designed to allow job-seekers to make connections and learn about new industries—out of the park; he’s had more […]
Annie Margarita Yang purports to offer job-seeking advice in this book that offers more personal information than professional.
Yang writes that when she was in her early 20s, she applied for accounting jobs in Boston and received three job offers within five days “without any conventional qualifications or experience” or a single accounting class. But […]
Entrepreneur Husam S. Alsaleh sets out advice for new entrepreneurs in this guide to starting, scaling, and expanding a business.
Alsaleh’s father launched a rental car business in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in the 1970s, and his son caught the business-building bug from him. The author now serves on a variety of boards and has done […]
Over his career, tech startup founder Beck Besecker has learned a wide range of tactics to improve his work performance and workplace culture, which he recognizes for the important assets they are. This offering comprises a collection of his tips and tricks for success.
Good work habits aren’t taught in schools, Besecker notes, so how […]
In An Educator’s Guide to Personal Pride, Larry Plummer discusses the many challenges teachers encounter, making their quest for acceptance, advancement and (at the college level) tenure such a treacherous journey.
Plummer posits that discrimination, favoritism and nepotism are rife in many teaching communities. He follows two fictitious characters – Andrew James Applicant and Latina […]
Author Kelli Thompson, speaker and founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women’s Leadership Program, asked 500 women: “What would you do if you had more confidence?” Their answers help illustrate this encouraging guide for women looking to increase their career confidence.
Thompson left corporate America to be an entrepreneur and coach in 2019, realizing that […]
Are leaders born or made? According to author and leadership consultant Charley Swords, people have the capacity to grow and develop their capabilities to become transformational, “soul-centered” leaders.
Transformational leaders, Swords notes, put people first. For her, employees – not shareholders or customers – are the center of every business. She believes that businesses can […]
We all have something keeping us from becoming our most fulfilled selves, claims cognitive psychologist and coach Amanda Crowell. Here, she explores how to discover one’s own “Great Work,” and then achieve it.
The author defines “Great Work” as that which matters most to someone. “[I]t might very well feel like your ‘reason for being […]
In The Principle of 18, Eyal N. Danon creates a formula for maximizing happiness and success by dividing life into in five, 18-year stages, and detailing what’s most important in each stage.
Danon is a certified life coach and founder of a consulting company that works with Fortune 500 firms. Of his formula, he writes: […]