Woman of Influence by Jo Miller
Jo Miller captures her proven process for reinventing yourself as a woman of influence and becoming the leader you were meant to be in her groundbreaking book Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive (McGraw Hill, 2019).
• Is your reputation as a standout contributor not translating into advancement, or is your career stalled?
• Are you the go-to person for work that downplays your potential?
• Do you want to hone your leadership skills while still staying true to who you are?
Step into a leadership role with confidence using Jo Miller’s proven strategies—now captured in a must-read guidebook for women at every step of the corporate ladder. Woman of Influence will help you:
1. See yourself as a leader—now—without changing who you are
2. Identify and amplify your leadership strengths
3. Define and claim your unique leadership niche
4. Close the gap between what you’re capable of and how others perceive you
5. Shift your mindset from doing to leading
6. Create career-defining moments
7. Amplify your accomplishments, without feeling awkward or apologetic
8. Recruit the five people you need on your support squad
9. Attract and earn the advocacy of influential sponsors
Also, learn how to avoid the 12 most-common career pitfalls even the most streetwise leaders have made. Read inspiring and surprising real-life stories of career transformation from woman leaders, and steps you can take today to become the leader you want to be.
With Jo’s book Woman of Influence as a guide, you’ll make the “leaderly” move every time.
“Jo inspires you to think deeply about what kind of leader you want to be and then gives you the roadmap to get there. Following her guidance will exercise your emotional intelligence skills, as well as make you a better leader.”
—Jean Greaves, Ph.D., international bestselling co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and Leadership 2.0, and co-founder of TalentSmart, Inc.
“Jo’s highly practical framework will inspire you to discover the kind of leader you already are, identify and magnify your most powerful strengths, and stand out in your organization.”
—Jack Zenger, bestselling author of The Extraordinary Leader and CEO and co-founder of Zenger Folkman
“Reinvention is the best form of career insurance, and Woman of Influence is a master class in reinvention for any aspiring leader.”
—Dorie Clark, author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, and executive education faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
“Jo’s book helps all of us begin where we are, with a thought-provoking and practical process that helps identify our leadership strengths, develop a leader’s mindset, and ultimately own the trajectory of our career.”
—Carmen Twillie Ambar, President, Oberlin College
Jo Miller is a globally renowned authority on women’s leadership. She’s dedicated two decades to helping women advance into positions of influence by leveraging their leadership strengths. Based on her work with hundreds of thousands of women, she developed a pragmatic and powerful roadmap that guides women leaders from where they are in their careers to where they aspire to be.
Jo shares her proven process for women to become the leaders they aspire to be in her book Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive (McGraw Hill, 2019). She also coauthored the award-winning research study Out of the Comfort Zone: How women and men size up stretch assignments—and why leaders should care.
Jo consistently receives rave reviews as a dynamic, engaging, and inspiring speaker. She delivers more than 70 presentations each year to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her audiences span the globe, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.
She has spoken at women’s leadership conferences, professional associations, and corporate women’s networks for more than 300 commercial, government, nonprofit, and academic organizations, including Bank of America, BP, eBay, GM, MetLife, Microsoft, Princeton University, the USDA, and Verizon.
Jo is the CEO of Be Leaderly, a firm focused on leadership development, consulting, and research initiatives to elevate women’s voices at work.