How do we maintain important professional relationships while remaining true to ourselves? How can we express the special abilities that differentiate us from everyone else? Questions like these guide Veta T. Richardson’s philosophy in his latest book, Take Six. An accomplished lawyer, Richardson has led a life of impact, and now she has turned her attention to empowering young professionals, mid-career executives, aspiring leaders or anyone at a career crossroads to step into what makes them great. With Take sixRichardson hopes to help readers develop the nerves, confidence, and skills necessary to move forward in the direction of their destiny.
“My goal in this book is to help you define what success looks like and chart your own path from where you are to where you want to be,” Richardson explained. “This is a book that I wish I had by my side as I planned my own career.”
Through concrete examples drawn from her career in business consulting and her experience as a lawyer, Veta readers receive the support and advice they need to take stock, take risks, take credit, take control, take a stand and take control. By turning Richardson’s Six Principles into habits, readers increase their chances of achieving their goals and reaching their full potential.
On Veta T. Richardson
Veta T. Richardson, author, speaker, CEO and associate professor at Georgetown University, is a visionary and strategic leader with a lifelong commitment to making a difference in the world and empowering others. She has been featured on several Top 100 Governance Professionals lists and has led diversity initiatives at Fortune 500 companies. Veta’s expert opinions have been published in the Wall St. Journal, the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times and Bloomberg, and she is now proud to add the author of ForbesBooks to her long list of accomplishments.
Veta lives with her dog Buster outside Washington DC, where she enjoys debating policies with friends and family, and helping other professionals realize their potential and overcome career obstacles.
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