Practical Wisdoms @ Work is a must-read for every woman who wants career success.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work provides advice to broaden your career with skills that will set you apart. In this book you will find insights to navigate situations, challenges, and opportunities that arise every day in business. How can you manage your time and stress? Is telecommuting right for you? How do you work successfully with diverse individuals?
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is your first step on the ladder to figure it all out. With approachable stories and positive examples that answer your questions, Practical Wisdoms @ Work is written by women who have been there, done that and are in it with you.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is a resource for women who are entering the workforce and building their careers. The advice and wisdoms contained in this volume are garnered from the experiences of Lynn, Tina, Rachel, and our friends and family.
Our words are not gospel and should not be taken as such. This book is filled with what we learned through our own trials and tribulations—lessons that we’ve found useful in our careers. So, use our experience as guidance as you find what works for you. With Practical Wisdoms @ Work, you don’t need to start at square one as you forge your own path and work out your own solutions. Try out our advice, and see what fits.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is here to help with that process as we offer advice and stories from Lynn and Tina, with some insights from Rachel, about how to be successful in a career. Find in these pages the inspiration and guidance to keeping climbing toward your dreams. You go!
Chapter 1 - Embarking on Your Journey
Chapter 2 - Building & Embracing Success
Chapter 3 - Making Yourself Indispensable
Chapter 4 - Work-Life Balance & Boundaries
Chapter 5 - Time Management
Chapter 6 - Stress Management
Chapter 7 - Networking
Chapter 8 - Friend vs. Business Relationship
Chapter 9 - Dealing with Difficult People
Chapter 10 - Bullying & Harassment at Work
Chapter 11 - Mentors & Support Structures
Chapter 12 - Breaking Double Standards
Chapter 13 - Leadership Styles
Chapter 14 - Find Fulfillment & Feed Your Soul
MAIN LESSONS FROM THE BOOK
Throughout this book, we have related our hard-earned experience through advice and stories. We endeavored to be specific to the challenge, whether it’s with time management or workplace bullies. After all, it’s usually best to tailor the advice to the situation! Still, there are a few principles that you can carry with you throughout your career.
KNOW YOURSELF AND BE TRUE TO YOURSELF
In order to choose your path, you need to know yourself— your strengths, values, and goals. What you are good at or have a natural talent for can inform you of which careers you are most likely to succeed in. Your values are the kinds of causes and people you want to work for and which practice you prefer. And your goals—those are your dreams, where you want to be in the future. Once you are certain of these things, the way forward will become clearer.
For some people, this self-awareness comes easily, but others have to work hard for self-discovery. Even if you think you know yourself, it helps to ask yourself questions. Finding out how you best communicate, which environments enable you to be most efficient, and which leadership styles you work best under will help you find your place in the workforce.
A lot of this is learned through trial and error, and that’s okay! Life is a journey of learning, and you discover more and more about yourself along the way.
Named one of Forbes' Top Ten Business Books American Marketing Association Berry Book Award Winner International Book Award Winner American Business Awards Silver Medalist Business Book Awards Finalist for International Book of the YearA book for a different breed of business leader, one who looks beyond the moment to create a life of significance.Most of us are familiar with the traditional way of looking at legacy—something preserved in the past. Traditional legacy is all around us, evidenced by the steady churn of autobiographies, bequests, commemorations, and dedications we are forever leaving in our collective cultural wake. This is not the legacy you will find in this book.Legacy in the Making celebrates an active, dynamic form of "modern legacy," seen through the eyes of a select group of extraordinary men and women who are pursuing their enduring ambitions in the age of now. More than caretakers of the past, these modern legacy builders are also the authors of a vital today and tomorrow. Rather than leaving their legacies behind them, they are looking ahead to harness their long-term ambitions and inspire others to help carry them forward. These are not static, traditional legacies. These are legacies in the making.
If you want to have an unfair advantage when you go for your next job promotion, then keep reading.
Christians often separate work and faith into secular and spiritual spheres, what if there was a way to bring them together to manifest growth in your career?
In 5 Keys to Job Promotion (Through The Eyes of David and Goliath) you'll discover:This sure fire way to converge your experience into what your future boss is looking forThe correct way to boost your confidenceThe exact steps to manifest your victoryHow to increase your networking capabilitiesHow to BECOME before you increase your INCOME
The Bible is often referenced as standing for "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth". It is through this book I discovered and utilized these same key principles to gain 6 promotions in 10 years while working for the government. I know firsthand how to compete and succeed in the job market and will show you how to succeed even if you don't consider yourself religious.
You can become an excellent manager when you manage yourself first.
If you’re like most managers, you’ve never seen management excellence. You are not alone.
Modern management requires we first manage ourselves—and that might be the most challenging part of management. Based on research and backed up by personal stories, you'll see how you can manage yourself.
Through questions, stories, and proven options, learn how you can:Move from expert to coach.Recognize and avoid micromanagement.Support the people doing the work to solve more of their problems.Make time to think so you can be your best self.Trust the people you lead and serve.And, much more.
With its question and myth, each chapter offers you options to rethink how you manage yourself.
Become a modern manager.
Learn to manage yourself so you and the people you lead and serve can deliver the results everyone needs.
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As though staying on top of changing technology trends wasn’t enough, today's CIOs also find themselves being held responsible for securing the IT department as well as the rest of the company. This is a job that few of us have ever been trained to do; however, the stakes have never been higher.
What You'll Find Inside:
VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT: THE CIO’S OTHER JOB
KEVIN MITNICK SPEAKS ABOUT IT SECURITY
DATA PROTECTION SECRETS: CIOS KNOW THAT IT STARTS AT THE ENDPOINT
THE INSIDER THREAT: WHAT CIOS NEED TO KNOW
Your company's senior management knows even less about IT security than you do. However, they view you as being the person who can keep them safe. If you can accomplish this task, then you will have secured your relationship with the CEO and CFO, if not then they may be looking for a new CIO.
In order to successful secure your department and your company, you are going to have to start at the network's endpoints and work your way in. This will involve creating security policies that everyone can live with and performing routine vulnerability management studies.
The key to any successful securing of a corporate network is to make sure that only the right people and applications are allowed to be there. This means that you'll need to implement an effective identify management program. You'll have to do the same thing for the applications that run on the company's network by creating a whitelisting solution that ensures that you are only executing the code that should be run.
At times dealing with the wide variety of IT security threats that your company will be facing will seem to be overwhelming. However, by taking the time to listen to what reformed hackers have to tell us, you'll be able to prioritize the threats and focus your time and energy where they'll do the most good.
This book has been written in order to provide you with a great starting point for ensuring that you've done everything that you can to protect your company. We'll show you what you need to take care of and how the bad guys are going to try to break into your networks. Follow the suggestions in this book and you'll have successfully secured your company's IT resources.
For more information on what it takes to be a great CIO, check out my blog, The Accidental Successful CIO, at:
Everything You Need to Start and Run a Successful Cannabis BusinessFrom retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there's a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, cannabis, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry.Take a closer look at the world of weed and what it holds for you and your future as a cannabis entrepreneur. You'll learn how to: put together a solid business plan with tips from cannabis lawyers; estimate startup costs with the help of cannabis-experienced CPAs; assemble a team of employees with insight from legal cannabis recruiting and dispensary training agencies; protect your assets in case something goes wrong with your business; familiarize yourself with the tax and legal regulations of the industry; understand what's legal and what's not in the US in cannabis; and grow your cannabis business into a multistate company.Foreword by Jodie Emery.
Don’t you wish sometimes you were better at it?
You’re not alone. Persuading others is hard for some people, since it can oftentimes be quite a struggle. But, there are ways to influence people, and different means that’ll help others. In this, you’ll learn valuable techniques, and how to persuade anyone.
From job interviews to even getting people interested in your product, having people interested in you is essential. We’ll tell you how you can persuade anyone right away, and how to do it successfully.
There are certain values and secrets to learn when getting people to do what you want, and you should always make sure that you follow these to get the best result from this.
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