Step Up and Stand Out: 20 Tips for Aspiring Introverted Leaders
For introverted leaders to thrive in corporate cultures, they need to embrace their secret superpowers and stay true to themselves, while increasing their visibility. Those who are serious about developing leaders need a way to access the wisdom and contributions of their introverted employees, and this book will show them how to do just that.
Step Up and Stand Out: 20 Tips for Aspiring Introverted Leaders will show quiet leaders how to own their strengths, trust their story, and live success on their own terms - without straying too far from their comfort zones. It will also equip organizational leaders to access the many gifts that introverts bring to their teams.
Heather L Hall, Leadership Coach and founder of Discover With Heather, is your guide to thriving and rising as an introverted leader in an extroverted workplace.
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"In Step Up and Stand Out, Heather Hall masterfully shows introverts how to harness their superpowers to succeed in the workplace - their way. From how to speak up in meetings and provide valuable solutions, to how to create relationships infused with trust and acknowledge your accomplishments in front of supervisors and team members, Step Up and Stand Out should be required reading for all introverts."
Alexia Vernon, President and Author, Step into Your Moxie
"The 20 tips outlined offer readers insight into becoming that stand-out leader without compromising who they are so that they can use their passions to thrive in their careers and live in their purpose. But it doesn't stop there. Step Up and Stand Out offers insight to CEOs, top-level executives, and extroverts, such as myself, on how to recognize the talents of the introverts and how to coach introverted leaders. I highly recommend this book."
Dr. Kiki Ramsey, Founder/CEO of The Positive Psychology Coaching and Diversity Institute
"Heather's book is full of important nuggets for all of us who identify as introverted leaders, and offers helpful ways to take the work deeper. This book is a leadership companion that helps you do the important internal work that will have ripple effects far out into the world."
Lara Heacock, MBA, PCC, Leadership & Executive Coach for leaders with the audacity to bring kindness into business.
"I take pride in endorsing Heather, both as a trusted leader whom I have had the pleasure of knowing, working with from a distance, and learning from over the past few years, and her new book Stand Up and Stand Out. I encourage you to read her first work, and then engage with Heather; your life will be greatly strengthened and you will gain new and exciting perspectives to be challenged and grow."
Jeff Brewer, Senior Sales Manager, PerkinElmer Foods Division
"In Step Up and Stand Out, Heather shares thoughtful inspiration and tips on how introverts can embrace who they are, honor what they need, and grow into feeling confident and empowered. It's a powerful book in a tiny package and I highly recommend it."
Paula Jenkins, Podcast Producer, Strategist, and host of Jump Start Your Joy and Joy of Podcasting
"Heather wrote this book for those who may see themselves as introverts; however, I think the content is relevant regardless of personality. Keep this book close - a handy reference before your next interview or important meeting. Making your voice heard will pay huge dividends personally, professionally, and for your organization."
Dave Smercina, CEO and President of Smercina & Associates Advisory
"Drawing from experience, Heather offers practical and heartfelt guidance for these aspiring leaders in her book, Step Up and Stand Out. Tips include physically taking a seat at the table, doing the inner work of self-acceptance, and even wearing something with pockets! We all love pockets, but who knew they could help us step more fully into our confidence?"
Liz Applegate, Business Mindset Coach
"Twenty succinct tips that are sure to make a difference in every introvert's life. Read it cover-to-cover or just start with the ones that jump out first. Get ready. Hall's wisdom and engagement is about to change your life."
Steve Friedman, award-winning author of The Corporate Introvert: How to Lead and Thrive with Confidence and creator of resources for introverts at BeyondIntroversion.com