The HBR Guide to Changing Your Career will help you imagine other professional selves, identify the skills you need--and those you already possess that will transfer to another industry, assess the financial implications of the change you're considering, try out new roles without endangering your current job, explain a seemingly winding career path, and pitch yourself into a new role.
No matter where you are in your career, this guide will help you assess your current skills and acquire new ones, elicit feedback you can use, set meaningful and achievable goals, make time for learning, play to your strengths, and identify your next challenge.
Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration.
This book is for anyone without an answer to the question, "what's next?". Whether you've hit a plateau in your perfect-on-paper job, you're considering taking on a new role in your current job, or you want to move to a new company or industry, one thing remains clear: career success depends on pivoting to Plan B (or C or D).
Based on an in-depth survey of thousands of graduates and young professionals, and hundreds of interviews with the world's top business and nonprofit leaders, The Career Playbook offers recent graduates and aspiring young professionals actionable advice for excelling.
HBR's Women at Work Collection will help you break through barriers and help you get what you want from your career. This two-book set includes HBR's 10 Must Reads on Women and Leadership and the HBR Guide for Women at Work.
The HBR Guide to Work-Life Balance will help you evaluate and adjust your priorities, manage expectations, set and spend your time budget, make plans--and backup plans, understand how to make trade-offs, prioritize self-care, and discover what works for you.
Employers demand more of employees'time while leaving the important things in life—health, family—for workers to take care of on their own time and dime. How can workers get ahead while making sure their families don't fall behind? Heather Boushey shows in detail that economic efficiency and equity do not have to be enemies.
Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's book reveals, we don't need to embark on a grand spiritual quest or complete an inner transformation to harness the power of presence. Instead, we need to nudge ourselves, moment by moment, by tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set in our day-to-day lives.
Two top business professors offer up the only negotiation book you'll ever need Do you know what you want? How can you make sure you get it? Or rather, how can you convince others to give it to you? Almost every interaction involves negotiation, yet we often miss the cues that would allow us to make the most of these exchanges.
In Entrepreneurial You, Dorie Clark provides a blueprint for professional independence, with insights and advice on building your brand, monetizing your expertise, and extending your reach and impact online.
Covering financial statements, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts, the discussion provides the answers to common technical questions while refreshing your understanding of the core technical analyses behind core models and analyses.
Discover how you can translate the techniques of the world's leading business consultancy into meaningful practices that you can employ in your business or within your current role. By highlighting the tactics used by McKinsey consultants on every project, the book informs businessmen and women of techniques and strategies they can use on a daily basis to be more successful in their business roles.
Investment banks, hedge funds, and private equity firms comes to life in David Stowell's introduction to the ways they challenge and sustain each other. Capturing their reshaped business plans in the wake of the 2007-2009 global meltdown, his book reveals their key functions, compensation systems, unique roles in wealth creation and risk management, and epic battles for investor funds and corporate influence.
Leadership is not about status and power over people. Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and developing that potential. In this book Brené offers actionable strategies and real examples from her new research-based- courage-building program.
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are arguably the four most influential companies on the planet. In this book Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four and explains how they have skillfully manipulated our fundamental emotional needs.
Sheryl Sandberg looks at what women can do to help themselves, and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale. She draws on her own experiences working in some of the world's most successful businesses, as well as academic research, to find practical answers to the problems facing women in the workplace.
Designing Your Life" walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration.
"Starting on the first day you got paid to scoop ice cream or restock shelves, you've had the chance to develop the four elements all great careers have in common: relationships, skills, character, and hustle. You already have each of those, to one degree or another. Now it's time to amplify them and apply them in a new way, creating a Career Savings Account"--Amazon.com.
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