This week on Forbes, I’m talking executive presence. It’s a huge part of what people often come to me for, and for good reason. It’s the quality that really sticks with people. It’s what inspires teams, buys you influence, and, on a more personal level, helps you bring the best version of yourself to your work.
Looking for some of the best leadership and professional development books for a little boost of inspiration? From across my career both within organizations and as an executive and leadership coach, I've rounded up a few of my personal must-reads.
I am honored, excited and just a little bit nervous about joining the invite-only Forbes Coaches Council, a community of top business and executive coaches selected across the industry, and contributing to Forbes.com through original articles, published Q&A panels, and more.
Are you your own worst critic? Do you beat yourself up for all of the things you don't know or for your mistakes? Do you compare yourself to others? Do you hate admitting when you don't know something? Do you get defensive when someone contradicts you or challenges you? …
A guest post by Kim Bielak, Freelance Marketing, Social Media, and Brand Consulting…A few months ago I left a job at a Silicon Valley startup. Like many startups, things changed rapidly, so in quite a concentrated amount of time I had the unique opportunity to witness a very full spectrum of workplace wins and losses.
I bet you can name at least one major book that's inspired you to pivot, pursue a new idea, or even change the way you think. So whether it's for the C-suite, workplace development, or just your own personal journey, here are a few of my all-time favorite business and personal book recommendations.