NSCP Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

March commemorated the observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. NSCP honors this month by sharing leadership lessons and workplace insights that Compliance professionals everywhere can learn and grow. There have been numerous books written on successful women in the financial services industry.  The books referenced below exemplify a small sampling and are not intended as recommendations by NSCP’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Time Management:

Drop The Ball
Achieving More By Doing Less
By Tiffany Dufu

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Workplace Dynamics:

The Likeability Trap
How to Break Free and Succeed as You Are
By Alicia Menendez

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Communications Skills:

Radical Candor
By Kim Scott

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Everything Is Figureoutable
By Marie Forleo

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Leadership Lessons:

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader
By Herminia Ibarra

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Confidence Building:

Brave, Not Perfect
Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder
By Reshma Saujani

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Advice for Managers:

The Making of a Manager
What To Do When Everyone Looks To You
By Julie Zhou

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Professional Troublemaker
The Fear-Fighter Manual
By Luvvie Ajayi Jones

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The National Society of Compliance Professionals is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to serving and supporting the compliance professional in the financial services industry. NSCP is for compliance, by compliance. NSCP membership provides financial services compliance professionals with a wide range of resources including a community of like-minded peers, continuing education to further their knowledge and specialized skills, and regulatory involvement through representation of compliance interests.