Got to CD level for being a good creative, trying to get better at the managerial part. Any good books / resources about how to effectively lead and push the teams that work under me?

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Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me, you’ll get a lot of opportunities and have a blast. PM a link to your book and I'll tell you more.

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Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me, you’ll get a lot of opportunities and have a blast. PM a link to your book and I'll tell you more.

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There's a ton of self help and leadership books out there to help people in their careers. If there was one that was written front the lense of a public accounting, would you read it?

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Are there any good business or leadership books you all recommend? Or just good books in general?

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Recommendations for books or resources to improve executive presence and on leadership? Asian female new SM looking to up my skills

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Which books would you recommend to a product counel for tech startup about strategy, management, and leadership?

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Which books would you recommend for in house counsel about strategy, management, and leadership? Asking as product counsel for tech startup.

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Hi all. I am planning to start reading books on investing. (I have a list of 10 books already). I was wondering for those who are well read, do investment books lead to ACTIONABLE things you do to your portfolio or is it just a mindset change? Current portfolio: 28, M, LCOL 160k 50% safe Index funds 30% aggressive ETFs 20% Meme stonks

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Looking for book or podcast recommendations for leadership, management, or consulting. Any advice?

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I am beyond stuck in my first 1.5 years of my career. I was over promised opportunities at my first gig and then Covid hit. Leading me to have no portfolio worthy pieces from this 💩 agency with nothing great in sight. (place hasn’t won a pitch in my entire time here + lost clients) I’m juggling re-vamping my site and a side project to hopefully make my book more robust. With no kind of leadership or mentor, I’m just figuring out how to dig myself out of this hole. Any advice for this chump?

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Recommendations on emotional intelligence/leadership books, trainings, classes, coaches?

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Ladies, need some advice. I am in Scrum Master role for tech team that is more senior engineers and architects. Feeling very out of the loop as I am not involved in all the discussions and then asked for progress on items from leaders and that am I not aware of.. the team gets Ad hoc requests so new items come up after that stand up and SM/ M will ping folks directly. Feeling like I have become an assistant who updates tickets and books meetings..

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Looking for inputs and insights into developing Executive Presence as an immigrant female. Any books, tutorials, live classes etc. that has helped anyone and willing to share? Also looking to hear what in your experience has been the reason that impedes the exec presence someone could potentially bring in a senior leadership setting. How does that differ for a M vs. F candidate?

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If I was a junior on a team during a campaign launch, is that something I can put in my book? I helped during the concepting phase, was responsible for keeping the boards up to date, and wrote a lot of the supporting materials (print, social etc) but obviously I was not on the shoot or the lead on writing the script. As long as I’m clear about my role is that acceptable?

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Does anyone have suggestions for great women empowerment/leadership development books that we can do for our work book club?

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Looking for book, podcast and webinar recommendations for starting a new job in a leadership role. Thanks.

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Our senior creative leadership keep talking about winning Cannes Lions and D&AD pencils but none of them have actually won any since 2007 (that’s 14 years 😭 ) and between all three of them they’ve never won more than a couple of silvers, a couple of bronzes and a couple of in-books (that’s with a combined experience of over 60 years 😭). They have no clue 🤣🤣🤣😭😭😭. Tell me something about your agency so that I can feel better about the hell-hole I find myself in🙏

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Does anyone have recommendations for thought leaders/influencers in the M&A space? Looking for blogs, books, YouTube videos? Not currently in the space, trying to learn more as I’m thinking about a pivot after a few years in consulting/startups

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Should I be concerned if my leader heavily refers to urban Myers leadership styles and quotes? I recently learned more about him and started reading his book because I needed to understand my current work culture better... and it’s not jibing with me.

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Leadership: They’ll be working long hours, quick turn around times, lots of spreadsheets, models, and presentations Best Buy: We have brand new Surface books Leadership: No the oldest version of Dell will work, thanks!

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Does anyone have good book recommendations which talk about varying leadership styles?

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Anyone know when the Cuomo book on leadership through bullying and harassment is due out?

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Big4 MD vs a non Big 4 (GT/RSM) or Boutique (CFGI/A&M) Partner. Any thoughts on which is a better path for longer term compensation and leadership opportunities. For context, am a high performing MD - been in top 5 PPMD by book of business in my practice for last 5 years and endlessly waiting to for a Partner promotion. So thinking to move on and try non-Big 4’s.

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I lead a team of women (ranging from 2-8 years into their careers) and want to advocate for their career growth with management. I’ve made the case for promotions and raises (have been pushing for this for months and keep being told “soon”—but I won’t give up), but I also want to try smaller asks and would love suggestions. Are there any books, one-off classes/trainings, virtual events, memberships, etc. that you’d recommend? Thank you!

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Any recommendations for a “good” leadership book that has helped you? Hard to choose when reading reviews on Amazon, I prefer more personalized recommendations (as personal as it can get on fishbowl). Thank you!

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Interested in perspectives on training a very inexperienced person (high school graduate) to be the assistant you want them to be (requiring patience and training to develop skills the person may or may not be able to develop) versus hiring an experienced executive assistant (20+ years experience known to be excellent) for a partner slowly developing book but rapidly developing leadership (on executive level) at the firm.

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Best books on creative leadership?

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Does anyone have recommendations for self-improvement books written by Asians/Asian-Americans? By self-improvement, I mean any book that has caused you to reflect or positively impacted your life to include philosophy or leadership.

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Any books to recommend regarding leadership? I really like David chang’s memoir and Can see it being applied in my own life even as a consultant.

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Can anyone recommend a good business leadership or marketing or startup book to get as a gift for someone?

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Request for book recommendations - Best books on leadership?

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How does one go about preparing for, applying to and doing well at general counsel jobs? I’m a senior in house counsel and looking to get to the next level and take on a leadership role. Also battling impostor syndrome - I think many of us hold ourselves back. Are there any GC boot camps, books, training programs, coaching, mentorship programs and anything else that could help take me to the next level?

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How does one go about preparing for, applying to and doing well at general counsel jobs? I’m a senior in house counsel and looking to get to the next level and take on a leadership role. Also battling impostor syndrome - I think many of us hold ourselves back. Are there any GC boot camps, books, training programs, coaching, mentorship programs and anything else that could help take me to the next level?

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Want to learn how to start valuing my more and focusing on high ROI activities as a young professional. Any Partners/MDs/Senior Leaders have tips for a rookie or books they’d recommend?

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I'm so frustrated. I've been working for 10 years and I can't get an interview for Senior AD roles, but I get tons of enthusiastic calls for Intermediate ones. Im doing the work of a senior now - concepting alone, working direct with clients, guiding the odd junior - and I do a lot of stuff for the community at large that shows leadership (like conference stuff). I've had CDs review my book and they say my work is great. Why can't I land a senior job? I want to manage, I have good ideas. WTF?

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Best investment book recommendations?

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Hi! I’m looking for non-fiction book recommendations. Memoirs, self-help, business... anything really 🤗 TIA!

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I’ve been thinking about getting into real estate investing. Not right now but later down the road. I’ve been trying to save up for a down payment. What are some good resources for a beginner? Blogs, YouTube, books etc I’m not looking for paid courses because I will be learning at a slow pace. Any help will be appreciated.

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Managers, do you feel it's the stronger performers who are less likely to take advantage (book later morning flights and earlier go home flights)? I've been noticing this a lot from my mediocre ppl.

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Please keep sharing and talking about the doom and gloom of NYC. That equals cheap real estate for us natives that can finally now start thinking about buying something. Please keep saying that NYC will never come back (and don't pick up any history book)... 🙏🙏🙏

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Does anyone know any great books on real estate investing? For big investments not for house flipping

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My teammate is leaving for a new opportunity soon and I will be floating by myself for a few months. Would anyone be able to provide me with any solid books that pertain to our field? I'm open to anything for creative, people manager 101, digital marketing, career motivating, etc. Trying to swim along to find my new normal and be self motivated.

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Do you have a recommendation of trainings or books that help to improve verbal communication skills?

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Should I just bite the bullet and buy a prep course? I’d like to think I’m motivated enough to self study... but I’ve had the books for weeks and haven’t opened them yet. I figure investing 1.5k is the push I need to get me going

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Hoping for help w/ studying. TRANSACTION CYCLES?? I see inconsistent lists online and in books: (Revenue, Purchasing, Inventory, Payroll) vs (Sales, Purchasing, Payroll, Financing) vs....

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Thinking I could smash it in a sales gig after selling thousands of copies of my own books. I also have a large global audience. I’m looking to make a lot of money in a short period of time. I am hungry. I am a go getter. I have done everything. Who is ready to put me to work remotely or in Denver? Let’s talk!

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Looking for pharma-specific market access/product launch/life cycle management books/textbooks! Total rookie in this space. Thank you!

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Can anyone pls recommend a resource to learn Agile / scrum in the shortest way possible? Books or online class? Just joined a startup and want to brush up on my skills. Thanks!

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What is everyone’s top 1 or 2 favorite books on personal finance? I’m always looking for a new one to bring into the fold of what I’m doing

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So my interviewer was yawning and kept mentioning the time during my interview. Not feeling good about this.

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I have 1-2 yr AML/KYC experience at a tier two firm in NYC -- what should my salary expectation be when searching for a new job?

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