Candice Carpenter has spent her career on the cutting edge of change. She co-founded iVillage.com: The Women?s Network. Prior to that she served as CEO of Q2, the cable TV shopping channel, president of Time Life Video and TV, winning an Emmy for her special interests documentary, and vice president of marketing for American Express. An acclaimed visionary on business and cultural trends, her first book, Chapters: Create a Life of Exhilaration and Accomplishment in the Face of Change was published in the fall of 2001.
Carpenter is an avid speaker who has addressed many prestigious audiences, including Gartner Group, World Economic Forum at Davos, Industry Standard and Business Week. Drawing on her successful career with both Internet and brick-and-mortar companies, Carpenter offers dynamic programs and effective methods to master both the strategic and human aspects of change.
Chapters: Create a Life of Exhilaration and Accomplishment in the Face of Change examines personal and professional change in a radically new context and offers a prescription for managing change so powerful it will forever alter the way we live and work and can unleash new sources of professional commitment and personal balance.
Accelerated Change ? Staying in the Driver?s Seat analyzes the strategic and human forces behind rapid change, how to rethink your company, your teams and your own life to successfully surf the permanently accelerated waves of change.
Radical Mentoring addresses the competition for and need to retain talented employees currently facing corporate America. Carpenter offers insight into the ?new employee? and examines motivation. The ?radical mentoring? program employed at iVillage.com, accelerated advancement from within and fostered loyalty by aligning an employee?s career and personal goals.
Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Front draws on Carpenter?s experience building entrepreneurial ventures, to discuss what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. From building infrastructure, to creating a brand, to the motivation necessary to see your vision through, she reveals what she has learned on the front lines in both large and small companies.
Building Brand in an Accelerated Competitive Landscape examines how large corporations can use what we have learned from the Internet to build a brand faster and cheaper than ever before, the new bond the Internet makes possible with customers and how to use the real rather than hyped qualities of the Internet.