Leading Women – 20 Influential Share their Secrets to Leadership, Business & Life
Stop waiting around for the career--and life--that you deserve and start taking the reins! Leading Women shows you how to claim power and respect, conquer your internal barriers, and change the world by helping other women do the same. Featuring stories from twenty nationally acclaimed female leaders, this empowering guide offers real-life advice for breaking free of the predetermined roles in the business world and life. Powerful women such as New York Times bestselling author Marci Shimoff, advocacy leader Gloria Feldt, and Emmy-winning television host Aurea McGarry describe what it's like to go beyond their comfort zones, hold their own in a male-dominated environment, and take control of the situations that keep many women from achieving their goals. From corporate coach Lois Frankel's key ways to becoming a natural and necessary leader to bestselling author M. Bridget Cook-Burch's struggles after years of abuse, their insight will help you embrace your purpose, seize important opportunities, and overcome any obstacle that comes your way.
With the guidance of these influential, resourceful leaders, you'll maximize your personal power, exceed your business goals, and establish a network designed to support and celebrate your fellow women.
Contributors include: Kristin Andress, Cheryl Benton, Claire Damken Brown, PhD, M. Bridget Cook-Burch, Vivian Diller, PhD, Gloria Feldt, Lois P. Frankel, PhD, Joanna L. Krotz, Aurea McGarry, Lisa Mininni, Shirley Osbourne, Lois Phillips, PhD, Birute Regine, PhD, Linda Rendleman, Marcia Reynolds, PhD, Marci Shimoff, Rebecca Tinsley, Sandra Ford Walston, Michele Willens, and Janet Rose Wojtalik, EdD
About Dr. Nancy D. O'Reilly (Springfield, Missouri Author)
International philanthropist and trailblazer for women empowerment, Nancy D. O'Reilly, PsyD, founded the 501(c)3 foundation, Women Connect4Good, Inc., which urges women to support each other to create a better world. Her lively, humorous and engaging presentations and memorable events inspire audiences across the country to create satisfying and purposeful lives.
A frequently published author, she originated and co-authored the book Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life. Her timely articles appear frequently on high-traffic national blogs including taketheleadwomen, psychcentral, mindbodygreen, heragenda, theglasshammer, tanveernaseer and mariashriver.
She has earned many honors and awards and serves tirelessly on boards including serving as Chairman of The Responsibility Foundation Board, leading the fundraising project to build The Statue of Responsibility on the Pacific Coast. She is a major sponsor of Take the Lead, which seeks to prepare, develop, inspire and propel women to leadership parity across all sectors by 2025. She has for many years served on the governor-appointed Missouri Committee of Psychologists.