Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive

Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive

by Jo Miller


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Reinvent yourself as a woman of influence—and become the leader you were meant to be

Have you ever felt like your organization’s best-kept secret? Are you the go-to person for work that downplays your potential? Do you want to hone your leadership skills while still staying true to who you are? If you answered yes to any of these questions, or if your reputation as a standout contributor is not translating into career advancement, Woman of Influence is for you.

With more than two decades of experience working with hundreds of thousands of women and clients including eBay, GM, Microsoft, and more, Be Leaderly CEO Jo Miller has the strategies, stories, and research to help women shift their focus from doing to leading. In Woman of Influence, she provides a practical, hands-on roadmap that walks you through 9 specific steps to build your brand, establish your legacy, and thrive. Each step is reinforced with self-assessments, inspiring exercises, and checklists that have been road-tested by tens of thousands of professional women.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260458831
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/04/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 436,446
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jo Miller is a globally renowned authority on women’s leadership and CEO of Be Leaderly, a firm focused on leadership development, consulting and research initiatives to elevate women’s voices at work. A sought-after speaker, she delivers more than 70 presentations each year to packed audiences; clients include Bank of America, MetLife, Princeton University, and hundreds of other commercial, government, nonprofit and academic organizations. Jo has been celebrating life free from breast cancer since 2016. She believes that when life hands you lemons, you should stuff them in your bra and sing “Ta-dah!”

Table of Contents

Reinvent Yourself as a Woman of Influence

Advancing Authentically

1 Put on Your Big Girl Pants
Lead from Where You Are

2 You Do You
Own Your Leadership Strengths

3 What’s Your Superpower?
Claim Your Leadership Niche

Building an Influential Brand

4 Boss Up Your Brand
Up-Level How You’re Perceived

5 Get Your Shift Together
Shift Your Mindset from Doing to Leading

6 Go Big or Go Home
Create Career-Defining Moments

7 Amplify Your Accomplishments
Don’t Be the Best-Kept Secret

Mobilizing Your Support Squad

8 Rally Your Crew
The Four People You Need in Your Corner

9 Attract Influential Advocates
Enlist Support to Kick Down Doors

Leave a Lasting Leadership Legacy

Reviewing the 12 Common Missteps
(and How to Avoid Them)




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