Impact!: What Every Woman Needs to Know to Go From Invisible to Invincible


Discover how to get more of what you want, by being more of whoyou are

For most of your life, you thought you had to "fit in" to besuccessful, to feel worthy, to be loved. But that didn't work, didit? The unembellished truth is: If you want to live a passionateand fulfilling life there's no better way to do it than by beingYOU and that means living powerfully by being authentic, making apersonally meaningful difference in the world, and ...

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Discover how to get more of what you want, by being more of whoyou are

For most of your life, you thought you had to "fit in" to besuccessful, to feel worthy, to be loved. But that didn't work, didit? The unembellished truth is: If you want to live a passionateand fulfilling life there's no better way to do it than by beingYOU and that means living powerfully by being authentic, making apersonally meaningful difference in the world, and havingimpact.

Dare to look in the mirror and ask yourself: "What did I comehere to do and am I getting it done?" The answer to thisquestion is your life purpose, your "why behind the what" ofeverything you do. Knowing and living your life purpose is vital toyour being invincible. A "total person" development guide unlikeany other, Impact! shows you who you were meant to be so that youcan turn your potential into performance.

The world is counting on the contribution that your liferepresents. Impact! gives you everything you need tore-engage with yourself, to explore what you want and why you wantit, and take charge of your career and your life.

With step-by-step strategies and invaluable insight, you'lllearn how to have the greatest positive impact on every aspect ofyour life.

An inspirational and practical treasure chest, Impact!shows you how to:

  • Turn your 'what if' into . . . 'what is'
  • Choose to be powerful
  • Leverage your unintended outcomes
  • Give yourself permission to be outstanding
  • Ask for what you want—and get it!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470484395
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/9/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy D. Solomon, MA, is an expert in the field of human potential and personal growth. She is acclaimed for her ability to help people achieve great personal and professional success by discovering who they are and how that impacts what they do in their lives. Ms. Solomon travels the globe evangelically spreading the word that "You get in life what you have the courage to ask for" through her consulting, training, keynotes, and coaching. President and founder of and, Nancy's clients include Microsoft, Nordstrom, Target, Acura, Westin, and many other potentially passionate individuals and organizations.

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Table of Contents


Message from the Author
Just between You and Me.

Reader Self-Assessment.

Introduction: One More Load of Laundry before I Die.


Essay 1 Impact Is the Fingerprint, Not the Finger ThatPrinted It
All You Leave Is Your Impact.

Essay 2 You Have to Be Present to Win
You Were Born to Be Brilliant.

Essay 3 Katy Did but We Didn’t
If You Want to Have Impact, You Have to Stay in the Game.

Essay 4 I Was Absent That Day
What Happens When You Don’t Have Impact.


Essay 5 For God’s Sake
Our Life Purpose Is the Essence of Our Impact andInvincibility.

Essay 6 The Why Behind the What
The Impact Cycle.

Essay 7 When Your Life Calls, Answer It!
Your Purpose Is Your Life’s Agenda.

Essay 8 Brand You
Your Brand Is Your Life Purpose.

Essay 9 There Are No Victims
The Power of Choice.

Essay 10 The Man Is the Head, But the Woman Is theNeck!
Masculine and Feminine Power.


Essay 11 If You Don’t Know Where You’reGoing, HowWill You KnowWhen You Arrive?
Meandering through Life.

Essay 12 The Hidden ‘I’ in Invisible
Life Unnoticed.

Essay 13 That’s Not a Doormat, It’s MyBack!
Selfish, Selfirst, Selfless.

Essay 14 Don’t Take the Last Piece of Pie
Putting Yourself Last.

Essay 15 Shrink to Fit
Playing Small.

Essay 16 I Can’t Believe She Did That!
Women and Relationships.

Essay 17 Your Inner Bag Lady
Money and Power.

Essay 18 Life’s Too Short to Wear Ugly Shoes
Depression and Anxiety.


Essay 19 Ten Carats
Mining Your Treasures.

Essay 20 Yadda, Yadda, Yadda and Blah, Blah, Blah
Getting It Done.

Essay 21 The 'I' in Invincible
Personal Accountability.

Essay 22 Someday, Someone Is Going to DoSomething
Using Your Potential.

Essay 23 I Don't Need Permission! Do I?

Essay 24 Permission 2.0
Allowing Yourself to Be Powerful.

Essay 25 Thoughtus Interruptus
Don’t Believe Everything You Think.

Essay 26 Self of Steam
Self-Esteem and Impact.

Essay 27 There's No 'We' in Courage
Living Courageously.

Essay 28 OMG! My Eggs Are Stale!

Essay 29 "Rejection Is God's Way of Saving You theTrouble"
Valuing Your Failures.

Essay 30 "What if There's Nothing Wrong with You?"
Spiritual Permission.

Essay 31 "You Get in Life What You Have the Courage toAsk For"
Asking for What You Want.


Essay 32 From the Ironing Board to the BoardRoom
Business Is Personal.

Essay 33 The Emotional Economy
Emotions Drive Decision-Making.

Essay 34 Getting Engaged
Engaged People Have More Impact.

Essay 35 "You Are the Rock in Your Own Pond"
Who You Are Impacts Everything You Do.

Essay 36 A Woman's Heart and Spirit
Courage at Work.

Essay 37 Move toward Innovative Thinking
Risky Business.

Essay 38 Did She Jump or Was She Pushed?
Retaining Top Female Talent.

Essay 39 The Last Taboo
Spirituality at Work.




About the Author.

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    I am so glad I read this book! Ms Solomon is inspiring, insightful, and her message resonated with me from beginning to end. I wish I read it 20 years ago, so I immediately bought several copies and gave them to the other women in my life. Buy it, read it - you won't want to miss it!

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