the Promotion provides you with ten systematic steps extracted from
great leaders in the industry and authors’ real corporate executive
experiences. The virtual position concept is original and paradigm
changing for professionals to advance their career from individual
contributors to mid-level managers and then to executive positions.
Myths of the Promotion will completely change your mindset and your
understanding of career advancement. These ten actionable steps will
assist you in refining your career vision, building realistic goals,
developing feasible plans and executing them flawlessly. Also discussed
is how to create an effective professional brand and network, how to
collaborate and influence others as well as how to build and lead a
successful team. These ten steps will help you to develop a heightened
business understanding and refine your important leadership skills.
Myths of the Promotion is the designated textbook for the 2012 Fall
Stanford class and will be the textbook for all future “10 Steps to a
Successful Career” classes and seminars.
About the Author
Elizabeth Xu, Ph.D.,
High-tech executive, columnist, executive mentor, leadership speaker
and Stanford Continuing Studies teaching faculty. In recent years,
Elizabeth devoted her time to elevating leadership skills in the
technical community. Her well-received presentation, “Ten Steps to a
Successful Career”, provides building blocks for individuals who pursue
leadership careers. The workshop has been offered as a class at Stanford
University (WSP 229) where she co-teaches with her mentor of 20+ years
Ms. Pat Zimmerman.
Ms. Patricia Zimmerman,
Jefferson and Kennedy Award winner, leadership mentor, retired from
management positions at AT&T. Retirement years have been spent on
volunteer work on political campaigns, teaching adults to read, write,
and speak the English language and helping to expand Osher Lifelong
Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Nevada, Reno. She was on
the OLLI Board of Directors for five years. She is a certified
Supervisory Trainer for ProLiteracy America and conducts workshops
teaching other volunteers to train and tutor adults.
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The class is WSP 229, 10 steps to a successful career. The book "Myths of the Promotion, 10 steps to a Successful Career" is the required text book for the class.
Stanford Class will be ready to register on Aug 20th, 2012. The two
day leadership training class will be on Saturdays Nov 3 and Nov 10 9AM -
4 PM. It will be a great way to brand people's professional profile.