A few words of wisdom can be just what you need to aim for that next career goal, or achieve a personal best. But where can a young professional find excellent advice on demand?
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(listed alphabetically by title)
Great for young professionals who: want to feel more confident taking risks, change their office culture, want to bring more authenticity to their work or home life.
Great for young professionals who: are feeling directionless in their early careers, are struggling with a quarter-life crisis, are tackling life, love and relationships.
Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman
Great for young professionals who: are looking to develop leadership and management skills, want hard facts on the bets ways to manage employees, want to be a better leader regardless of their job title.
William Ury, Roger Fisher and Bruce Patton
Great for young professionals who: want advice on navigating confrontation productively, want tips for managing difficult relationships with supervisors or coworkers, are prepping for major life moments like raises, promotions or buying a house.
Great for young professionals who: want to develop leadership skills as woman in any workplace, want to learn more about the experience of women in leadership positions, want practical advice on confidence and leadership
Great for young professionals who: are fascinated by scientific evidence of the brain-body connection, looking for quick tips on feeling more confident in interviews, presentations or meetings, want to grow more bold in their career or personal lives.
Great for young professionals who: may be struggling to identify one defining “passion” in the life, are looking for ways to feed their entrepreneurial urges.
Great for young professionals who: are curious about uncovering their strengths and how to leverage these in their jobs and lives, curious about the strengths of their coworkers or supervisor and want tips on working together more effectively.