September 19, 2023

The Informational Interview Playbook: Creating a Path to Achieve Your Career Goals

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 […]

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August 8, 2023

The 5-Day Job Search: Proven Strategies to Answering Tough Interview Questions & Getting Multiple Job Offers

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 […]

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July 18, 2023

The Successful Business Startup Action Guide: Lessons and Mistakes from an Entrepreneur on Building the Future, Starting Businesses, and Leading for Change

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 […]

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February 7, 2023

An Educator’s Guide to Personal Pride: How to Survive Discrimination and Find Success in Your Career

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 […]

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August 22, 2022

Closing the Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential, and Your Paycheck

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 […]

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May 2, 2022

Dare To Be A Revolutionary Leader: People Are the Solution—Change Your Leadership Style

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 […]

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April 11, 2022

Great Work: Do What Matters Most Without Sacrificing Everything Else

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 […]

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January 17, 2022

The Principle of 18, Getting the Most out of Every Stage of Your Life

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: […]

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