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New! Surviving Change at Work from Vanessa Gennarelli

Sep 12, 2023

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Surviving Change at Work

by Vanessa Gennarelli

The reality of working at a high-growth organization can be tough to endure. From product pivots to constantly shifting expectations to personnel turnover, it’s enough to cause whiplash. If this is your first (or second, or even third!) rodeo in a tech job, and you’re wondering how to stay upright amid the tumult, Surviving Change at Work will keep you grounded.

Vanessa Gennarelli brings to bear years of hard-earned expertise in this essential handbook, sharing extensive research, case studies, and practical exercises to help you find clarity as you drive toward the next step in your tech career. Along the path, learn how to apply the art of persuasion and influence, and assess organizational lifecycles for better decision-making. You’ll gain strategies for navigating shifts in culture with resilience, and frameworks for planning—and sustainably growing—your career.

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➜ Bundle it: buy this book with Resilient Management (or any other title) and save 10%!


What people are saying about Surviving Change at Work:

“Vanessa has an incredible ability to address the tough questions we’re all wanting to ask, even when we’re too afraid to ask them—or we don’t know who to go to. In this book, she offers invaluable career advice that’s grounded in personal experience and packed with great wisdom and practical tools. Written in Vanessa’s inimitably no-nonsense style, this book is a treasure.”

VP of product at Databricks

“When it comes to careers, there are few wrong choices you can make, except one: not choosing at all. Surviving Change at Work helps you intentionally design a career with purpose, rather than simply letting your career happen to you.”

VP of content at Crossbeam

“Because of her proven expertise leading teams and her personal thoughtfulness, Vanessa understands the necessary dialogue between organizations and individuals like few people do.”

Head of research and SVP at Charter

“Change is a constant in our careers, and having a game plan to deal with it is key to survival both on a personal and professional level. Thank you, Vanessa, for recognizing the need for a field guide like this.”

Former CMO at Twilio and mParticle, and GM at Nuance


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