Popular leadership blogger gives the low-down on standing up for yourself In Pushback, top leadership consultant Selena Rezvani argues that self-advocacy is critical to success. Yet women initiate negotiations four times less often than men, resulting in getting less of what they want—promotion opportunities, plum assignments, and higher pay. This book shines a light on the real rules of holding your own and pushing back for what is rightfully yours. Drawing on interviews with high-level leaders, Rezvani offers readers in the first half of their career the unedited truth about how women have asked their way to the top and triumphed—and how you can too. Includes interviews with top business leaders such as Marie Chandoha, CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management; Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea Company; Fizzah Jafri, COO at Morgan Stanley; Rosemary Turner, President at UPS; and Irene Chang Britt, Chief Strategy Officer at Campbell's Soup Offers a reliable and methodic approach to negotiating and navigating tough conversations Highlights compelling facts and research from the world of psychology and leadership Insightful and accessible, Pushback is a timely resource for savvy women who want to leverage their skills, promote themselves effectively, and fast track their careers.
The Ask is a complete resource for teaching anyone—experienced in fundraising or not—how to ask individuals, in person, for a contribution to for a local nonprofit or a special event or community project, an enhanced annual gift, a major or planned gift, or a challenging capital campaign gift. Written by fundraising expert Laura Fredricks, The Ask shows what it takes to prepare yourself and others to make an effective ask and includes over one hundred sample dialogues you can use and adapt. Step by step, the book reveals how to listen, what to say, and how to follow up on each and every ask until you receive a solid and definitive answer. In addition, The Ask covers such topics as how to Examine your views on money before making an ask Learn the ins and outs of asking for money Work with others to make an ask Determine if you should or should not ask a friend, colleague, or peer for money Figure out how many asks you can do given your time constraints Deal effectively with all the responses you will get to an ask
Kathryn Minshew and Alex Cavoulacos, 29-year-old founders of The Muse, show job seekers how to find not just the perfect job but the perfect "fit"--in terms of values, work environment, personality, impact, and all the other "soft" factors that are becoming increasingly important to the rising generation of professionals. Having grown up "digital natives," they know that the rules of work are changing. Old guard career books are fine for people who know exactly the position they want, what job they are qualified to get, and what company they want to work for, but in a world where technology has opened doors to so many career options that never before existed, today's job seekers need a modern career guide to help them navigate this brave new world.Taking TheMuse.com, an innovative online community and hub for career advice, to the next level, they offer original content readers can't get on the website, and workbook-like features that allow readers to individualize their experience. The New Rules of Work is full of practical nuts-and-bolts advice and useful and specific exercises, tips, and techniques to help readers figure out exactly what kind of job they want, where to find it, how to land it, and finally, how to thrive in it.
An insider’s guide to the coming philanthropic revolution Meet the next generation of big donors—the Gen X and Millennial philanthropists who will be the most significant donors ever and will shape our world in profound ways. Hear them describe their ambitious plans to revolutionize giving so it achieves greater impact. And learn how to help them succeed in a world that needs smart, effective donors now more than ever. As “next gen donors” step into their philanthropic roles, they have not only unprecedented financial resources, but also big ideas for how to wield their financial power. They want to disrupt the traditional world of charitable giving, and they want to do so now, not after they retire to a life of philanthropic leisure. Generation Impact pulls back the curtain on these rising leaders and their “Impact Revolution,” offering both extensive firsthand accounts and expert analysis of the hands-on, boundary-pushing, unconventional strategies next gen donors are beginning to pursue. This fascinating book also shows another side of the donors in Generation Impact: they want to respect the past even as they transform the future. They are determined to honor the philanthropic legacies and values they’ve inherited by making big giving more effective than ever before. If they succeed, they can make historic progress on causes from education to the environment, from human rights to health care. Based on years of research and close engagement with next gen donors, Generation Impact offers a unique profile of the new faces of philanthropy. Find out, directly from them: How they want to revolutionize giving to expand its positive impact on our lives and our communities. Which causes interest them, how they want to engage with those causes … and, perhaps more important, how they do not want to engage. Which new tools and strategies for change excite them most. What they are learning from previous generations, and what they want to bring to their work alongside those generations. How we can all ensure their historic potential is channeled in ways that make our world better. The Impact Revolution will be messy, but it could also result in solutions for some of our most persistent problems. Generation Impact offers targeted, practical advice to parents, families, and their advisors, as well as nonprofit professionals—those who work closest with these next gen donors—on how to engage, nurture, and encourage them as they reshape major giving and make their mark on history. Help them channel their enthusiasm—and their wealth—to make the most positive difference in a world with such great need.
Grace and Tippi don't like being stared and sneered at, but they're used to it. They're conjoined twins - united in blood and bone. What they want is to be looked at in turn, like they truly are two people. They want real friends. And what about love?But a heart-wrenching decision lies ahead for Tippi and Grace. One that could change their lives more than they ever asked for...This moving and beautifully crafted novel about identity, sisterhood and love ultimately asks one question: what does it mean to want and have a soulmate?
Not your average business self-help book, Impact! is a 'total person' development guide that says 'who you are impacts everything you do’. It doesn't focus on what's wrong with you but rather what's right with you so that you can turn your potential into performance. The secret to success and fulfillment-both professionally and personally-is that you should stop trying to 'fit in' and become what others want you to be; that you can become more productive, powerful, and passionate by becoming more of who you were meant to be instead. Why? Because no longer is there any separation between who you are and what you do! With step-by-step strategies and smart insight, you will learn how to have significant positive impact in your life and in your career; you'll learn how to unlock your personal power; live your life with purpose; appreciate your family; identify your greatest gifts and talents; value your failures and learn from them; stand up for yourself; give yourself permission to stand out; and start to ask for what you want. Best of all, you will learn how to be seen, heard and celebrated for being authentic – for being exactly who you are. Serious advice for women who want to live passionate, successful, and happier lives at home and professionally Shows you how to re-engage with yourself, figure out what you want and why you want it, and take charge of your career and life Author Nancy Solomon is an expert in the field of personal development and human potential The key to Impact! lies in knowing yourself intimately, leading your life from the inside out, and using your strengths to become happier and more fulfilled. Impact! shows you who you are, where you're going and how to get there. It also helps you to get out of your own way!
Students of professional qualifications often work in the dark. Many take no formal tuition and are often left to learn off the page. Many students learn the theory but are unable to identify what the question requires. They miss marks they could, and should have picked up for material they have spent precious time studying. They fail exams they have the ability to pass. This book spotlights what examiners look for and helps you ask, and answer, this key question What exactly does the examiner want?The book covers exam techniques, how to approach different styles of question (such as CBA, essays, case studies) how to lay out your work, etc. Written in a straightforward manner, this study buddy gets the point across clearly without dumbing down important messages. Cartoons, illustrations and mind-maps show you how you should be thinking, and what you should be doing in order to work smarter, not harder. Professional exams are highly time pressured, both for the student and the marker. Good exam technique is a priority.This book will help you get all the marks you deserve, and perhaps a few you don't!* Get the most out of your study time, and maximum marks at exam time - this books shows you how to work smarter, not harder* Written by a CIMA Examiner and Tutor, this study buddy shows you exactly what the examiner is looking for* Illustrations, mind-maps and cartoons cool your nerves and show you how to plan and write your answer succinctly and successfully
Super Freedom is just that ? a guide for women to super. This guide has a strong, aspirational focus on what superannuation can provide for women, regardless of their marital circumstances, age or even their current superannuation balances. For women it?s not so much about the actual amount of super they have, but what they can do with it, eg travel, shop, live. Throwing aside the shackles of jargon and terminology, Trish Power?s guide to superannuation for women, provides with women with everything they need to know about how much super they need, getting their super set up, how to increase their super balance, how to move into retirement, insurance and estate planning.
In this smart, funny, impassioned call to arms, a pop culture critic merges memoir and commentary to explore how our culture shapes ideas about who women are, what they are meant to be, and where they belong.Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message is both clear and not: she is a sexed up sidekick, a princess waiting to be saved, a morally infallible angel with no opinions of her own. She's whatever the hero needs her to be in order to become himself. She's an abstraction, an ideal, a standard, a mercurial phantom. From the moment we’re born, we're told stories about what girls are and they aren’t, what girls want and what they don’t, what girls can be and what they can’t. "The girl" looms over us like a toxic cloud, permeating everything and confusing our sense of reality. In You Play the Girl, Carina Chocano shows how we metabolize the subtle, fragmented messages embedded in our everyday experience and how our identity is shaped by them. From Bugs Bunny to Playboy Bunnies, from Flashdance to Frozen, from the progressive ’70s through the backlash ’80s, the glib ’90s, and the pornified aughts—and at stops in between—Chocano blends formative personal stories with insightful and emotionally powerful analysis. She explains how growing up in the shadow of “the girl” taught her to think about herself and the world and what it means to raise a daughter in the face of these contorted reflections. In the tradition of Roxane Gay, Rebecca Solnit, and Susan Sontag, Chocano brilliantly shows that our identities are more fluid than we think, and certainly more complex than anything we see on any kind of screen.
Churchminster village - picturesque, quaint, sleepy - or not... A place where women know exactly what they want, and it's not cream tea with the vicar. A place where anything can happen... so be careful what you wish for. And a place where the men had better behave... because the ladies won't take it lying down (well, not unless they want to!).
Churchminster village - picturesque, quaint, sleepy - OR NOT... A place where women know exactly what they want, and it's not cream tea with the vicar. A place where anything can happen . . . so be careful what you wish for. And a place where the men had better behave . . . because the ladies won't take it lying down (well, not unless they want to!)
PRAISE FOR HOW TO BE GREAT AT DOING GOOD "Brendan Kennelly wrote, ???If you want to serve your age, betray it.??? But what does it mean to betray your age? It means expose its lies, humiliate its conceits, debunk its arrogance, and question its certainti
These fast, agile predators were among the deadliest hunters of the dinosaurs. Readers will discover how big they were and what they looked like. They will also learn how these frightening dinosaurs hunted and what their name means. What kid isn't fascinated by dinosaurs? From the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex to the plant-eating Stegosaurus, Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs will fill your need for all things dinosaur. Simple, engaging text and action-packed pictures reveal what dinosaurs looked like, what they ate, how they behaved, and lots more.
It is certain that you need, want and desire something in your life. On your way, you face difficulties, failures, rejections and fears. This book can provide you with life-changing advice, can open up the confines of your mind and can tell you the formula of "HOW". The formula which the author has been practicing for himself for a long time and the formula by which his clients and trainees accomplished what they had aspired to. Similarly, you can also get what you want. This book can help you become the best possible version of yourself.