Arrive and Thrive: 7 Impactful Practices for Women Navigating Leadership

  • 3h 28m
  • Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, Janet Foutty, Susan Mackenty Brady
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2022

From three of today’s top women leaders in business and academia―seven essential practices for thriving professionally.

Women who arrive at the top should be able to thrive at the top. Instead they’re judged lucky to survive―even more so with pandemic-era pressures overwhelming their already busy family and professional lives.

What if there was a way you could flourish in a senior leadership role as your best self, inspire excellence in your team channeling your own wellbeing and, at the same time, lead a highly fulfilled life? There is―and Arrive and Thrive shows you how.

This timely and practice-driven guide reveals 7 practices you can use to thrive as you rise to positions of greater responsibility, risk, and reward―and empower others along the way. Powered by the latest research, boots-on-the-ground experience, and advice from 24 of the world's most successful leaders, the book captures seven practices that help you understand and leverage your unique personal powers so you can thrive in leadership.

Three of today’s top women leaders in business and academia, the authors hail from very different worlds―each brings a different career path, focus of experience and personal point of view to the conversation. From their experiences, you’ll learn to make the best choices for yourself, your team, your industry, and your community.

About the Author

Susan MacKenty Brady is the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership and CEO of Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership. A highly sought-after author and expert on self-aware leadership, Susan has keynoted or consulted at over 500 organizations worldwide.

Janet Foutty is the Executive Chair of the Board of Deloitte US, the largest professional services organization in the U.S. Previously, she was the chair and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP. Janet is committed to purposeful leadership and recognizes that business can and should make a broader societal impact that matters.

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten is President of Simmons University. Her academic research focuses on everyday leadership, crisis management, and workforce. She also maintains a robust clinical practice devoted to leadership development.

In this Book

  • Foreword by Indra Nooyi, former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
  • Introduction—Welcome Package
  • Practice 1—Investing in Your Best Self
  • Practice 2—Embracing Authenticity
  • Practice 3—Cultivating Courage
  • Practice 4—Fostering Resilience
  • Practice 5—Inspiring a Bold Vision
  • Practice 6—Creating a Healthy Team Environment
  • Practice 7—Committing to the Work of the Inclusive Leader™
  • References and Further Reading


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