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Black Faces in High Places: 10 Strategic Actions for Black Professionals to Reach the Top and Stay There

Black Faces in High Places: 10 Strategic Actions for Black Professionals to Reach the Top and Stay There

by Randal D. Pinkett, Jeffrey A. Robinson

Narrated by Ron Butler

Unabridged — 9 hours, 55 minutes

Randal D. Pinkett

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The essential guide for Black professionals to move up through their organizations and ultimately reach the top, with real-life tips, strategies, and insights from Black peers to help you stay there.  ?

Highlighting the experiences of other Black faces in high places who were able to leap even the highest barriers, reach the top, and become a leader of leaders-including insights from President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, BET cofounder Bob Johnson, and others-this groundbreaking book:

  • Identifies the 10 strategic actions successful Black leaders and executives must take to reach the summit of success.
  • Empowers you with models and steps to follow the 10 actions on your own journey to break through any barriers on your way to the top.
  • Provides a lens into the careers of prominent figures across several industries and sectors who have walked in your shoes.
  • Walks you through the changes in mindset required along your success path until the focus ultimately shifts to helping other leaders. 

Black Faces in High Places is both a clarion call for more Black professionals at the top making systemic decisions for true advancement for the Black community, as well as the roadmap for you to rise to the highest rank of success and stay there.

Accompanying figures, tables, and URLs are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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Editorial Reviews

Bob Johnson

'Black Faces in High Places should be required reading for any African-American professional.'

David L. Steward

'Black Faces in High Places details the blueprint for Black professionals to not only grow as leaders but explains the importance of being a mentor to others who are striving to achieve the top status too often denied. This is an incredible book outlining essential strategies that every Black professional should embrace.'

host of MSNBC's The ReidOut Joy-Ann Reid

'Black Faces in High Places is an essential roadmap for any African-American professional or aspiring professional to learn to navigate what can be challenging terrain. This book is one part toolkit, two parts inspiration.'

Founder and Chairperson of Urban One Cathy Hughes

'The roadmap to climb the ladder and create lasting change is found in Black Faces in High Places.'

Janice Bryant Howroyd

'Black Faces in High Places not only gives strategy, it gives proof of concepts by authorship from people who have done it!'

Product Details

BN ID: 2940178501207
Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
Publication date: 06/03/2022
Edition description: Unabridged

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