ACCELERATE

9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage

Being “good at your job” is no longer enough. Today, there are dozens of hidden rules to follow and skills to master in order to succeed – and thrive.

ACCELERATE helps you identify, understand, and maximize the skills you need to advance your career faster and more easily.

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“Inspiring and practical at the same time!”

Whether your career approach needs just a few tiny pivots or a complete overhaul, Accelerate will show you how to bridge the gap between your potential and your achievements. Inspiring and practical at the same time!

Marshall Goldsmith

#1 New York Times–bestselling author of Triggers, MOJO, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Inspiring, Practical and Powerful Guide to Achieve Success in Your Career

When it comes to success in the 21st century workplace, being “good at your job” is no longer enough.

Today, there are dozens of hidden rules to follow and skills to master in order to succeed — and thrive. But in a working environment that’s long on stress and short on certainty, even the most capable professionals are often unsure as to what it really takes to maintain momentum, overcome slumps, and get to the top.

In this real-world guide, May Busch, an international leadership consultant and former COO of Morgan Stanley Europe, shares the lessons, turning points, and stories behind her own success and the success of those she’s led, mentored, and coached.

With ACCELERATE: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage, she takes the mystery out of career mastery and helps you quickly identify, understand, and maximize the skills needed to advance.

Simply and systematically, ACCELERATE helps you assess and act on the What, Where, When and How of advancing your career, so you can fulfill your leadership potential and make the difference you were meant to make.

You’ll learn a step-by-step framework to help you take ownership of your career, including:

  • The 9 capabilities you need to develop, and how to choose which ones to focus on
  • Specific how-to steps to increase your effectiveness—and enhance your reputation
  • The transformational power of recognizing and mastering hidden “career gates”
  • Planning tools, game-changing exercises, and much more
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“This book IS for you”

This book IS for you. The path, action plans, and experiential breadth apply wherever you might be in your work, your career, and, most importantly, your life.

Craig Weatherup

Former CEO of Pepsi-Cola

“Full of valuable advice”

Insightful, practical, and full of valuable advice, Accelerate is a contemporary guide for achieving career success with essential steps and tools for managing your people, your business, and your self.

Herminia Ibarra

The Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and author of Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

Meet the Author

May Busch

May Busch is an international executive and career consultant, coach, facilitator, and speaker with a passion to help people thrive at work and reach their full potential.

Known for her work with senior management teams and professional services firms on organizational strategy, leadership development, and client effectiveness, she offers workshops, online programs, and individual coaching to high-potential and high-performance leaders.

A graduate of Harvard Business School, a former COO of Morgan Stanley Europe, and a senior advisor at Arizona State University, May is dedicated to promoting greater thought leadership, diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace.

“High-powered battery charge for success”

May Busch brings decades of leadership development experience and a passion for learning-based success to her book. Highly energetic in its approach and desired outcomes for leaders, Accelerate gives readers a high-powered battery charge for future change and success.

Michael M. Crow

President, Arizona State University

“A must-read for any professional”

Accelerate is a must-read for any professional looking to achieve career mastery. May provides real-life examples and 9 principles – with action plans – to avoid the mistakes, emulate the steps to her success, and accelerate your career.

Leonard Kim

Inc. magazine columnist, brand strategist, and managing partner at Influence Tree

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ACCELERATE: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage

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