The 2019 ordering period is closed. Each year, the book ordering period opens in May and runs through July, with several reminders throughout the period. In May 2020, we'll update this page with the new selections for 2020, and announce the opening of the book selection/ordering period then.
While we may think that we need to follow some kind of prescription to get results, the most amazing leaders are those who dare to be their true selves, powerfully. People want to give them their best. But in a business world that's so competitive and uncertain, how do you connect with others more authentically to tap into their illusive want?
Brave Leadership is the essential guide for leaders in today's ever-shifting world. Wherever you are in your leadership journey — new or seasoned, young or old — if you aspire to be the best leader you can be, then this book is for you. It will help you:
On a quest to make these powerful conversations more accessible, professional-actress-turned-leadership-educator Kimberly Davis shares the transformative tools she uses in her workshops to help thousands of leaders worldwide. Drawing from years of working with leaders of all experience levels and industries and the latest research in psychology, sociology, business, and the arts, this provocative and inspiring book bridges traditional business how-to with a personal development approach to demystify what it takes to be the brave leader you were born to be.
This is the authentic story of Corinne McCormack, a business executive who always dreamed of having her own business and then turned her severance into an opportunity of a lifetime. She created and designed an eyewear brand that is sold in better stores nationwide. Early in her career, Corinne McCormack realized she wanted her own business. However, life interceded and she became a wife, mother, and business executive first. Then she got a pink slip and turned this potential disaster into an opportunity. She launched her business from her apartment and clawed her way to success. She started with a jewelry collection, but five years later, she realized that fashionable reading glasses did not exist. Corinne McCormack became the first designer to create fashionable, sexy reading glasses for women that forever changed the reading glass industry. Her company had incredible success for the first 10 years. But after 2001, her company lost money. Intuitively she knew that her business could return to profitability, so she and her husband made one last investment that would turn the business around or bankrupt them. In this book, McCormack shares her story with humor and insight. She speaks to the reader so that they can understand the essence of owning a business. As an entrepreneur, she had identified the eight characteristics that a person needs to possess or develop to be a successful entrepreneur. McCormack also shares her "Seeds of Success" that are illuminate lessons for anyone running a business or building a career. This book is essential for anyone thinking of starting a business or wanting to grow their company.
The Godmother of Silicon Valley, legendary teacher, and mother of a Super Family shares her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, healthy, successful children using Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness: TRICK.
Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her many friends and admirers—is famous for three things: teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of kids, inspiring Silicon Valley legends like Steve Jobs, and raising three daughters who have each become famously successful. What do these three accomplishments have in common? They're the result of TRICK, Woj's secret to raising successful people: Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness. Simple lessons, but the results are radical.
Wojcicki's methods are the opposite of helicopter parenting. As we face an epidemic of parental anxiety, Woj is here to say: relax. Talk to infants as if they are adults. Allow teenagers to pick projects that relate to the real world and their own passions and let them figure out how to complete them. Above all, let your child lead. How to Raise Successful People offers essential lessons for raising, educating, and managing people to their highest potential. Change your parenting, change the world.
Ready to take the next step in your career . . . but not sure what's holding you back?
Leadership expert Sally Helgesen and bestselling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith have trained thousands of high achievers — men and women — to reach even greater heights. Again, and again, they see that women face specific and different roadblocks from men as they advance in the workplace. In fact, the very habits that helped women early in their careers can hinder them as they move up. Simply put, what got you here won't get you there . . . and you might not even realize your blind spots until it's too late.
Are you great with the details? To rise, you need to do less and delegate more.
Are you a team player? To advance, you need to take credit as easily as you share it.
Are you a star networker? Leaders know a network is no good unless you know how to use it.
Sally and Marshall identify the 12 habits that hold women back as they seek to advance, showing them why what worked for them in the past might actually be sabotaging their future success. Building on Marshall's classic best seller What Got You Here Won't Get You There, their new book How Women Rise is essential reading for any woman who is ready to advance to the next level.