It’s the elusive trifecta every professional woman is seeking. Do you find yourself trying to be everything to everyone? Running ragged and still finding something is missing? The struggle is all too common. But it can be different.
In a transparent and relatable way, Paula and Lisa share their own experiences to illustrate insights they wish they had known at the outset of their careers 30 years ago. Readers also benefit from the wisdom of male and female voices in the two forewords as well as personal letters from nine female executives to their younger selves, leaders from organizations such as the American Red Cross, Oracle, Rodan + Fields, and SAS.
Busy women don’t have time to read an exhaustive list of books. Remember Who You Are is your “go-to” resource, offering new and motivating perspectives on several key areas that impact professional women. Whether it’s the value of complementing versus competing; the importance of an authentic personal brand and genuine connections; or the power of giving back, applying its principles will lead to a more fulfilling life.
So grab your copy, settle in, and discover how professional advancement and quality of life are possible.
With more than 35 years of experience in biopharmaceutical services and consulting, Paula helped build the contract research organization (CRO) industry and the preeminent CRO in the industry, Quintiles. Her career at Quintiles culminated in serving for five years as president of clinical development, Quintiles largest business segment. She is currently managing director of Habergeon and chief executive officer and Chairman of Novan, a North Carolina-based pharmaceutical company. Paula co-authored Remember Who You Are: Achieve Success. Create Balance. Experience Fulfillment. with Lisa T. Grimes.
Lisa is currently Managing Director of Habergeon, and President and CEO of PurThread Technologies, an antimicrobial textile company. Lisa co-authored Remember Who You Are: Achieve Success. Create Balance. Experience Fulfillment. with Paula Brown Stafford. Lisa also serves as managing director of Lead Wholly (www.leadwholly.com), an executive peer group experience that encourages women to lead with their whole selves.
Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS
Chancellor Carol L. Folt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard S. Bodman, Chairman, PurThread Technologies, Managing General Partner at Venture Management Services
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Doug Lane, President & CEO, Capgemini Government Solutions