Flying Without A Helicopter – How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life
Flying Without a Helicopter teaches readers what it takes to be successful in the workplace and how to get there. It is about parenting, educating, and managing to help young adults build skills to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
It advises parents, educators, and managers, as well as young adults, on what is important to help produce healthy, independent, self-reliant employees who will thrive on their own. The advice in this book is based on decades of experience in working and consulting with employees, managers, and executives in the business world.
Joanie Connell’s expertise on what it takes to make it in the real world of work has been accumulated over 20 years of experience in the workplace and over a decade of research in academic literature and the med
About Joanie B. Connell, Ph.D. (San Diego, California Author)
Joanie B. Connell, Ph.D., is a talent management expert and career coach for people across job levels, ages, and industries. She works with companies to attract, develop, and retain top talent and she works with individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers.
She has advanced degrees in psychology from UC Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harvard. As a professor, she has taught business and psychology students at the University of California San Diego, Alliant International University, and National University.
Her clients are from Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit, government agencies, high tech, biotech, healthcare, finance, legal, and other industries. She draws inspiration from her daughter and support from her husband in San Diego, California.