No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself

No Thanks, the original edition,  is available in hard cover, paperback  and ebook on this site as well as online and at retailers worldwide, including (click to purchase)

The audiobook is available on Amazon, Audible and iTunes.

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No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself, The Remix 

Now exclusively available on Amazon, worldwide. Released May 10, 2021.

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What is it?

  • It’s 213 pages of more storytelling, actionable insights, data and applied positive psychology-based coaching and affirmations for women of color with rockstar leadership aspirations.
  • In addition, the coaching guide in the original edition has been taken out then exploded into a full-on video-centric, self-paced, online course and discussion guide featuring yours truly.
  • Purchase this hard cover, keepsake edition from Amazon, and you’ll receive a code that will unlock all that for FREE. Can you get the online course and guide a la carte? Indeed you can, beginning June 1, 2021! And for a limited time, I’ll throw in a free #NoThanks branded journal with your purchase. Just keep an eye out here for more information.

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Media inquiries: Leah Frazier: 469-428-7498

The Remix, Keepsake Edition, Hardcover: $23.99 (May 10, 2021)

Hardcover: $21.99

Paperback: $17.99

Kindle/ebook: $9.99

Audiobook: $13.09; Free with Audible Subscription on Amazon

Publisher: no silos communications llc

Publication date: Aug 10, 2020

ISBN: 978-1-7354706-0-3 (paperback)

Amazon Kindle #: ASIN: B08DG8MBZG

ISBN: 978-1-7354706-1-0 (hardback)

978-1-7354706-3-4 (mobi)

978-1-7354706-2-7 (epub)

978-1-7354706-4-1 (hardcover)

978-1-7354796-5-8 (The Remix, hardcover)

Distributed worldwide by Amazon and Ingram Spark.

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The way to executive leadership in the corporate workplace can be a struggle for women of color according to recent studies, and this current environment of health crisis, economic and cultural unrest have made it even more so. No, Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Include Myself provides a roadmap of affirmations, coaching and actionable steps women of color can take to not only lead, but lead like a rockstar during this unprecedented time and beyond. Based on the career journey of former corporate leader, serial entrepreneur and certified executive & business coach L. Michelle Smith, she shares a simple roadmap to success while weaving in storytelling of her own and those of her own mentors and sponsors from the C-Suite. The book shares insights on knowing one’s value, “flipping” white privilege to your advantage, building a rock-solid personal brand that attracts opportunities, leading with excellence and authenticity and more.

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“This time of unprecedented crisis is the perfect moment for women of color to shift to an entrepreneurial mindset and accelerate toward rockstar leadership, despite the biases and challenges they face in the workplace. And there is absolutely no reason on earth to wait for an invitation.” -L. Michelle Smith

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No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself: A Guide to Rockstar Leadership for Women of Color in the Workplace provides a roadmap of affirmations, seasoned insights and advice, coaching and actionable steps that women of color can take to realize their dreams to rise to the C-Suite.

L. Michelle Smith develops rockstar leaders and brands that thrive at the intersection of tech, culture and business. She is a certified executive & business coach, author and speaker who advises the Fortune 100 blending leadership development and strategic communications. She supports an international clientele and has been an official contributor to Black Enterprise. She is a former corporate leader, a serial entrepreneur and an adjunct professor of strategic communications at Texas Christian University.


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