Through her wealth of experiences and impressive career in finance, Shannon offers women 5 of her hardest won lessons. Today's focus is on stretching your comfort zone!
Long fascinated by the makeup of ultra performers (and with the 2010 Olympics currently underway), I recently picked up Denis Waitley's books about the psychology of winning. Waitley, a psychologist by training, is one of the most sought after performance consultants in the world; he even served for a time as the Chairman of Psychology for the U.S. Olympic Committee. Waitley has studied why certain people react optimally under pressure, and why others falter.
So many of the strategies and traits that Waitley lays out are paralleled in the work world. I've summarized the most compelling elements from his books here:
Welcome everyone! I'm excited to share our very first guest post from my friend and businesswoman extraordinaire,
Shannon Tyree Brown. Shannon serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of HS Management Partners LLC, a New York-based investment firm that was founded in June 2007. The firm manages advisory accounts on a fully discretionary basis for endowments, foundations, pensions and ultra-high net worth individuals.
Through her wealth of experiences and impressive career in finance, Shannon offers women 5 of her hardest won lessons which I will be sharing as a 5-part series. Don't miss out onÂ her great advice!
And now, over to Shannon:
Can an aspiring leader say "no" to work assignments and still move up at work? The answer is "yes" if you choose your "no's" carefully.
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