FROM VICKIE'S BLOG

ABOUT VICKIE AUSTIN

Vickie Austin fell in love with strategic planning during her career in healthcare marketing. Sitting in an executive boardroom in Scottsdale, Arizona, in the early 1980s, Vickie was enthralled with the process of mapping a future through words. She took that simple model and applied it to her own career development, then began helping others with their careers by creating strategic marketing plans for them. A business was born.

In 1997 she launched her company, CHOICES Worldwide, and in 2002 she transitioned to full-time coaching. She helps executives, entrepreneurs and those in mid-career transition map their own business & career success through strategic planning, networking and marketing coaching. Vickie specializes in working with professional services firms, helping them market and grow their businesses in accounting, healthcare, financial services, legal and consulting services.

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BIZ BOOKS REVIEW

The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

December 19

The Five Second Rule: Transform your
Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
By: Mel Robbins

TheTalendCode2

January 16, 2018

The Talent Code:
Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How
By: Daniel Coyle

Entrepreneurial You

February 20, 2018

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise,  
Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive 
By: Dorie Clark

Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. She reads the book so you don’t have to!

This program is co-sponsored by the Wheaton Public Library, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce and CHOICES Worldwide.

SOCIAL MEDIA

My colleague and friend @tonydileonardi shares about his first job on "Talk About Choices," my @CityOfWheaton talk… https://t.co/ZJMdfZz8JE
Some good inside tips here--I changed some of my settings after reading "22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell Yo… https://t.co/255hRdju6a
After reading @avantgame Jane McGonigal's book @SuperBetter I have stopped nagging my husband about playing too muc… https://t.co/Ym7VT48HBd
"Engineering is a great field for women," says Erin Inman, President & CEO of @PrimeraEng, on my show "Talk About C… https://t.co/P8Jriw50tq
I quote you all the time, Mr. @tom_peters: "Show me your calendar and I'll show you what's important to you." Thank… https://t.co/gJeDGw9dlZ
"Treat it like a game!" Best advice ever from my dad AND author @avantgame Jane McGonigal, featured here in my colu… https://t.co/O9OG2LZ9sA
Thank you, indeed, @lauralorber, for sharing about Elsa saving the day in a storm. This act of courage from a Disne… https://t.co/mVmv5nAVls

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