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One Day Sale – Charting Change – Second Edition

Wow! Exciting news!

In honor of International Women’s Day my publisher is having a 24 hour flash sale that will allow you to get the hardcover or the digital version (eBook) of my latest best-selling book Charting Change for 50% off!

What People Are Saying

Daniel H Pink “There’s no denying it: Change is scary. But it’s also inevitable. In Charting Change, Braden Kelley gives you a toolkit and a blueprint for initiating and managing change in your organization, no matter what form it takes.”
– Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human
Phil McKinney “Braden Kelley and his merry band of guest experts have done a nice job of visualizing in Charting Change how to make future change efforts more collaborative. Kelley shows how to draw out the hidden assumptions and land mines early in the change planning process, and presents some great techniques for keeping people aligned as a change effort or project moves forward.”
– Phil McKinney, retired CTO for Hewlett-Packard and author of Beyond the Obvious
Marshall Goldsmith “Higher employee retention? Increased revenue? Process enhancements? Whatever your change goal, Charting Change is full of bright ideas and invaluable visual guides to walk you through change in any area where your organization needs it.”
– Marshall Goldsmith is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

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Celebrating the Trailblazing Women Pioneers of Innovation

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia

On this International Women’s Day, we honor the remarkable women who have shaped our world through their groundbreaking inventions, discoveries, and unwavering determination. These female innovators defied societal norms, shattered glass ceilings, and left an indelible mark on history. Let’s delve into the stories of some of the greatest female minds:

1. Caroline Herschel – The Comet Hunter

Caroline Lucretia Herschel, born in 1750 in Hanover, Germany, was a trailblazer in astronomy. Despite her parents’ discouragement, she pursued education and mathematics. Caroline’s brother, William Herschel, took her to England, where she became his housekeeper. In 1782, she discovered her first comet, earning her place in history as the first woman to achieve this feat. Her meticulous observations and dedication to science paved the way for future astronomers.

2. Marie Curie – Radiant Genius

Marie Curie, a Polish-born physicist and chemist, revolutionized science. She discovered radium and polonium, coined the term “radioactivity,” and became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (and later, two more!). Her tireless work in radiation research laid the foundation for modern medicine and cancer treatment. Marie Curie’s legacy continues to inspire generations of scientists.

3. Ada Lovelace – The First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace, an English mathematician and writer, collaborated with Charles Babbage on his Analytical Engine. She envisioned its potential beyond mere calculations and wrote the first algorithm, making her the world’s first computer programmer. Her foresight laid the groundwork for modern computing, and we celebrate her every time we write code.

4. Katherine Johnson – Hidden Figures, Revealed Genius

Katherine Johnson, an African American mathematician, played a pivotal role at NASA during the Space Race. Her calculations were crucial for John Glenn’s successful orbit around Earth. Despite facing racial and gender discrimination, Katherine’s brilliance helped humanity reach the stars. Her story was immortalized in the film “Hidden Figures” and serves as a beacon of resilience and excellence.

5. Shirley Jackson – Breaking Barriers in Physics

Shirley Ann Jackson, the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. from MIT, made significant contributions to theoretical physics. Her work in condensed matter physics and particle theory advanced our understanding of materials and fundamental particles. Dr. Jackson also served as the chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, advocating for safety and innovation.

These women, among many others, have shaped the course of human progress. Their brilliance, resilience, and unwavering pursuit of knowledge inspire us to celebrate their achievements not just today but every day. Let us continue to uplift and recognize the remarkable contributions of women in science, technology, and innovation.

Happy International Women’s Day!

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