About the Author
Thuy Sindell is the cofounder of two software companies: Knowledge Genie, a publishing platform that helps experts capture, package, and publish what they know into a Web app; and Hit The Ground Running, specializing in employee performance. She also specializes in leadership and employee development. She has spent her career focused on helping employees take ownership of their career and demonstrate successes by learning to decode the culture and expectations of their unique organizations. This experience has culminated in her coauthoring two previous career books: Sink or Swim: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get it Right, and Job Spa: 12 Weeks to Refresh, Refocus, and Recommit to Your Career.
In her work as a leadership consultant and coach with Mariposa Leadership, Inc., Thuy has worked with managers and their teams to develop their leadership skills in the areas of strategic thinking, influencing, and coaching skills. She is known for helping her clients gain clarity on what is expected of them as leaders and build skills to effectively fulfill their roles. Thuy’s work has resulted in marked behavioral changes as well as bottom-line impact. Her clients have included Fortune 500 and industry-leading companies such as Apple, Charles Schwab, Cisco Systems, Gap, Hewlett-Packard, Ricoh Silicon Valley, Scios (a Johnson & Johnson company), Silicon Graphics Inc., Sun Microsystems, VeriSign, University of California, Berkeley, Wells Fargo, and Yahoo!