Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO

50 Indispensable Tips to Help You Stay Afloat, Bounce Back, and Get Ahead at Work

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"This great resource--it's like having your own career coach in a book! 
Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO will help you see more possibilities 
and avoid missteps, as well as help you recover quickly after a fall."
--Holly Williams, founder of Magus Group Coaching and author of Being Coached
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Book Details

Pages

224 Pages

Size

6 x 9

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

12/21/2015

ISBN

978-1-63265-017-7

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Beverly E. Jones

    Beverly E. Jones is a master of career reinvention. She started out as a writer for TV and radio, shifted to leading university programs for women while earning her MBA, and then went to law school. Now she is an author, speaker, podcaster, and coach. Throughout, Jones has mentored and supported professionals of all ages to enjoy successful careers. Jones serves as a fellow at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service. She has been quoted in numerous media, including the New York Times, CNN, NPR, Money, and Forbes. Jones and her husband, journalist Andy Alexander, live in Washington, DC, and Rappahannock County, Virginia. Follow her on Twitter at @beverlyejones.

  • Foreword by Kerry Hannon

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 gracefully accept praise 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 work-life challenges; you must also deal with the uncommon ones. Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO gives you proven, easy, go-to techniques for handling even the biggest career surprises, one step at a time.

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    "This great resource--it's like having your own career coach in a book! 
Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO will help you see more possibilities 
and avoid missteps, as well as help you recover quickly after a fall."--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