--Holly Williams, founder of Magus Group Coaching and author of Being Coached
"Each chapter is a gem [that hones] in on a lesson, with a real person to illustrate it and techniques to help you find a new attitude and solve a problem."
--Kerry Hannon, journalist and Washington Post best-selling author
"Beverly Jones has used what she learned as a pioneering woman in business and the law to help guide an untold number of professionals struggling to navigate a work world beset by staggering change. She was my mentor decades before there was such a thing. Now she can be yours, too."
--Susan Reimer, award-winning columnist for The Baltimore Sun
"Looking to reinvent and energize your career? Check out Bev Jones' new book. Her stories and strategies have helped many professionals to refresh their goals, recover from setbacks and relaunch themselves with new confidence, energy, and ultimately, success!"
--Clarence Page, 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune
Education plus experience once guaranteed a successful career, but no more!
Today, success depends on your ability to adapt. You must be agile, willing to adjust your professional expectations and able to respond quickly to opportunities and threats.
In Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO you will learn practical ways to handle vexing workplace challenges. Each chapter uses true stories to illustrate the answers to common questions, including:
• How to leave your old job smoothly and start your new one with confidence and flair
• How to accept praise gracefully for your work
• How to recover from stress, setbacks or the upheaval of a major project
• How to stay steady in the midst of endless change
It’s not enough to know how to manage common worklife challenges – you must also deal with the uncommon ones. Think like an Entrepreneur, Act like a CEO gives you proven, easy techniques for handling even the biggest career surprises, one step at a time.
Beverly Jones has led university programs for women before embarking on a career as a Washington lawyer and Fortune 500 executive. Since 2002, Jones has been a respected executive coach and leadership consultant, helping professionals of all ages to advance their careers, shift directions and become more productive.
Foreword By Kerry Hannon