Speak Up, Stand Out and Shine: Speak Powerfully in Any Situation
By Regina Huber
Are you looking to make your talks, presentations, or pitches more engaging? Regina wrote a book / how to guide for anyone who has a message to share and wants to present it more powerfully. Her book offers many techniques and exercises to help overcome insecurity and nervousness to make public speaking less daunting. It will equip you with the tools to feel more confident so you connect with your audience on a deeper level, enhance your speaking prese...
If 60 is the New 40, Why Can't I Get a Job?
Reinventing Yourself to Succeed in Today's Job Market
By Carol Eversen
Looking for and landing a new job is a challenging and frustrating experience at any age but especiallyfor baby boomers, as they often face age discrimination and the perception they are slow learners and not digitally savvy. Carol Eversen’s,“If 60 Is the New 40, Why Can’t I Get A Job?,” addresses the issues older candidates face in today’s competitive marketplace.
She offers practical...
The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want
By Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local and NY Times best-selling author
Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency and NY Times best-selling author recently published; “The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want.” The book is the modern day equivalent of Dale Carnegies, "How to Win Friends and Influence People" and is filled with tips, advice and action steps. Dave also shares personal trials and t...
Like, Love, Follow: The Entreprenista’s Guide to Using Social Media to Grow Your Business
By Courtney Spritzer & Stephanie Abrams, Founders of Socialfly, a social media marketing and PR agency in NYC
Let’s start with the term “Entreprenista,” which Courtney & Stephanie define as, “a woman, who operates a business, has the drive, passion and vision with an undying determination to succeed. She is someone who is fiercely motivated, ambitious and competitive, forging her own path to independence and success.” This definition pretty much sums up these two spiri...
Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results
By Judith E. Glaser, Chairman, The CreatingWE Institute
While reading Judith’s book, what rang clear to me is that this book is not just for business leaders. Whether or not you’re in a leadership position, in or outside work, all conversations, would benefit from conversational intelligence. And what is conversational intelligence? It essentially boils down to the ability and willingness to stay open and non-judgmental, be influenced and to listen with an open mind. I...
Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity
By Alan Siegel, CEO of Siegelvision and Irene Etzkorn, Chief Clarity Strategist of Siegelvision
According to Alan (dubbed “Mr. Plain English” by People magazine) and Irene, “Complexity has a dramatic, negative impact on people’s lives and robs us of time, patience understanding, money and optimism.” Those are pretty strong words and more than enough reasons for companies to embrace and committ to simplicity!
Alan and Irene provide real-world case studies to i...
Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and be Generally Amazing on Facebook
By Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO, Likeable Local, NY Times Best-Selling Author & Speaker
If there’s anyone who could write this book, it’s Dave Kerpen, cofounder and Chairman of Likeable Media, founder and CEO of Likeable Local, NY Times bestselling author of three books and the #1 LinkedIn Influencer in pageviews, (ahead of Bill Gates, Jack Welch and Barack Obama!). Dave started his social media career back in 2006 with a wedding – his. He and his wife Carrie are bot...
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life Of Well Being, Wisdom and Wonder
By Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief at The Huffington Post Media Group
As the founder of Thrive Professional Women's Group, I felt compelled to read Arianna Huffington's book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life Of Well Being, Wisdom and Wonder. At first, it seemed Arianna was simply combining what we already know we should be doing to lead a more balanced life: Get more sleep! Unplug our devices! Meditate! Do yoga! Give...
Black and White Strike Gold
Practical Nuggets to Grow Your Business from the Women who Launched Consultants 2 Go, A Multi-Million Dollar Company
By Sandi Webster and Peggy McHale
Sandi and Peggy were colleagues at American Express who lost their jobs after 9/11. Having worked well together over many years, they decided to strike out on their own, which eventually led to them “striking gold.” They wrote “Black and White Strike Gold: Practical Nuggets to Grow Your Business from the Women who Launch...
Link Out: How to Turn Your Network Into a Chain of Lasting Connections
By Leslie Grossman, New York Chair, Vistage International, Leadership/Business Development Strategist
With a dad who was president of the local Optimist’s Club (and yes such a group exists and yes there is one for all you pessimists out there) and volunteer firefighter, and a mom who hosted her own radio show, volunteered with SCORE (Service Core of Retired Executives) and was a member of the PTA, it’s no surprise Leslie was elected to the student council at 13 and wen...
Likeable Leadership: A Collection of 65+ Inspirational Stories on Marketing, Your Career, Social Media & More
By Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, NY Times Best Selling Author & Speaker
Likeable Leadership by Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency is filled with stories, examples, tips, a reading list and lessons learned from Dave, other entrepreneurs and business leaders. In other words, it’s packed with advice you can use right away, whether you want to become a better leader, find a better job or be more successful in g...
The Camel Knows the Way
A Journey By Lorna Kelly, Author, Auctioneer, Speaker & Meditation Leader
In her book, The Camel Knows the Way, Lorna talks about her British upbringing, her wildly successful career at Sotheby’s, breaking through the glass ceiling in a male dominated world, being fired despite her success, coming to terms with her alcoholism, her divorce and her spiritual quest, which led her to Calcutta to meet Mother Teresa. She stayed three weeks, volunteering at the House for the...
I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag:
A Memoir of a Life Through Events-the Ones You Plan and the Ones You Don’t
By Jennifer Gilbert, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Save the Date®
What would you do if you were the victim of a brutal attack? How would you deal with the aftermath and pick up the pieces of your life without constantly looking over your shoulder? These are not the kind of questions anyone wants to think about, but is exactly what Jennifer Gilbert had to deal with. Jennifer takes us on...
Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders
By Stacey Radin PsyD with Leslie Goldman
It has been estimated that a girl is bullied every 7 minutes and that bullying peaks in middle school. “Unleashed,” Stacey Radin’s after-school program, which empowers middle-school girls to become experts in animal rescue and welfare, helps these girls gain confidence, find their voice and stand-up for themselves. According to Stacey, she wanted to create something that would “unleash” the power of girls and also invest in...
Song of the Heart: Walking the Path of Light
By Francine Vale, Angel Healer
Francine's life journey is fascinating. In her memior, Francine describes her father's horrible Oliver Twist-like life, growing up Jewish in the Bronx during the 1950's, living under her brother's shadow, then having a “West Side Story” moment at 18, when she instantly fell in love with a handsome 19 year old at a dance, whom she married and had two children with. She shares the triumphs and tribulations of marriage, motherhood, an extrem...
Soul in Control
Reflections of a Reformed Superwoman
By Janet M. Neal,Founder and Queen Bee: The Superbwoman, Inc.
Janet Neal is a single mother of three, (plus two dogs!) and in Soul in Control, she shares her ups and down, joys and frustrations, experiences and insights, with earned and learned wisdom and humor. Janet tackles questions throughout the book that many of us have asked ourselves at one time or another. Questions such as: Why do I put myself down instead of stepping into...
Build Your Self Confidence Through Color in 21 Days
By Betsy Karp, the Color Coach
We've all heard it takes three weeks to make or break a habit. In "Change: Build Your Self Confidence Through Color in 21 Days," by Betsy Karp's, (aka, 'The Color Coach'), Betsy provides the tools you need to address an area in your life that feels most out of balance.
The book, which is designed to help you gain the confidence to help you achieve your goals, is a...
By Robyn Carr
When life deals you lemons, making lemonade with your female friends will get you through! New York Times best-selling author Robyn's Carr’s latest book,”Four Friends” is a great read for women of all ages - whether you’re single, married, with or without kids, just starting out on your own or experiencing a "hot flash" or two, there is something for everyone in this book all women will relate to.
In “Four Friends, each one faces a major identity crisis...