Boston, MA, July 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Forbes has published its first article by Ms. Debra A. Woog, president of connect2 Corporation. Entitled “What’s Blocking Your Peak Career Performance?,” the article recommends building skills to recognize and tolerate anxiety, make decisions consistent with goals, and ask assertively for what is desired. Using her passion for guiding individuals to identify their unique capabilities, contributions and options, Ms. Woog shares techniques that enable professionals to achieve peak career performance that lasts over time.
One Forbes.com commenter responded to the article: “Thank you for reminding me to not be hard on myself. I too sometimes focus on a few momentous events, but your article has reminded me to be proud of all my moments, large and small.”
Applying her expertise in career development, organizational dynamics, and conflict resolution, Ms. Woog empowers leaders to envision and effectively communicate their stories to achieve their desired success. Her data-driven tools and proven processes ease leadership transitions: in the 15 years since launching her private practice she has coached nearly one thousand thriving professionals. She teaches and coaches professionals preparing for career change, finding and negotiating their next roles, optimizing their leadership, and launching and growing their own businesses.
About Debra Woog: Ms. Woog’s own career story drives her effectiveness as a thought partner. Her experience includes leadership roles in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, research at Harvard Business School for the award-winning book Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America (HBS Press), and author for national publications including Inc. While she led People Strategy for Cambridge Innovation Center, The Boston Globe profiled her outstanding ability to select and develop talented candidates. More recently Ms. Woog served on the MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Admissions Committee and directed admissions and career development for Leaders for Global Operations, the MIT dual-Master’s program in engineering and management.
Ms. Woog earned her BA in psychology and American Studies from Wellesley College and her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she was awarded the Miriam Sherburne Scholarship for leadership and community service. She is also trained as a mediator and ombudsman. Residing in Arlington, MA, she relishes time with her school-aged son and daughter.