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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Women in Business
  • Language:English
  • Pages:244
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781733502504

Don't Abdicate the Throne

Why and How Women Should Find Their Power, Crash Their Own Party, And Take Control of Their Lives

by Lisa Brooks Greaux

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Overview
Don't Abdicate the Throne offers pragmatic and actionable advice for those trying to navigate the corporate world without a blueprint or basic guidance. Citing pivotal moments from her own journey, author Lisa Brooks-Greaux shares tips young women can use in both their careers and their lives. More importantly, she urges women of all ages to find the courage to take healthy risks, take control of their lives, and stop relinquishing power.
Description
Don't Abdicate the Throne offers pragmatic and actionable advice for those trying to navigate the corporate world without a blueprint or basic guidance. Citing pivotal moments from her own journey, author Lisa Brooks-Greaux shares tips young women can use in both their careers and their lives. More importantly, she urges women of all ages to find the courage to take healthy risks, take control of their lives, and stop relinquishing power. • What counts as experience? • How do I know I'm on the right career path? • Should I get a mentor? • How do I even do that? • What questions should I be asking the first week on the job? • How do I ask for the resources I need? • How do I ask for anything? Don't Abdicate the Throne answers these questions and more for any woman who wants to navigate her career, have a seat at the table, and regain her power.
About the author
Lisa Brooks-Greaux, EdD., is a Fortune 500 business consultant and executive coach. She also serves on the faculties of Montclair State University and Manhattanville College, where she teaches in their respective MBA programs. Before becoming a consultant, coach and an educator, she enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a sales and talent development executive, taking her own talent to multinational companies such as Pfizer Inc., Verizon Wireless, JP Morgan Chase, Zoetis, and Delphi, Inc. She also worked in three consecutive expatriate positions in Greece, Indonesia, and the Czech Republic. A familiar voice on the speaking circuit, a prominent figure in the world of mentoring, and a tireless advocate for the advancement of women and diversity and inclusion in the workplace, she was recognized by The Network Journal in 2000 as one of the 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business. In 2012, she founded SYNC Worldwide, a company through which she works with individuals to develop their leadership abilities and with multiple Fortune 500 companies to address business imperatives in the context of talent and leadership. Most recently, in 2018, she received the Professing Excellence Award from Montclair State University. She lives in New Jersey with her husband.
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