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Do you experience the “Sunday Night Scaries”—

dreading the thought of Monday morning or count down the days to the weekend or your next vacation?

i can help.

Are you one of the 65% of US workers (and 78% of global workers) who are disengaged from your job?

i can help.

Are you ready to quit your job?

Don’t do it, yet.

In Own It. Love It. Make It Work., Carson Tate gets to the heart of why we may feel unfulfilled by our job and provides a step-by-step guide to transform our present job and experience at work by identifying and advocating for what we need to be engaged and fulfilled at work.

  • Create a two-way dialogue between you and your employer.
  • Free your mind from persistent negativity. 

  • Map out your professional development plan. 

  • Leverage your strengths for more choice and control over how you work. 

  • Determine your recognition and appreciation needs. 

  • Cultivate authentic relationships to foster mutual respect and advance your career. 

  • Design your work to unlock meaning and purpose.

Meet the Author

Carson serves as a consultant and executive coach to executives at Fortune 500 companies —

including (but not limited to) AbbVie, Deloitte, FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft Heinz, Synchrony, and Wells Fargo. The author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style (Penguin Portfolio, 2015) and Own It. Love It. Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job (McGraw-Hill, 2020) her views have been included in top-tier business media including Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, CBS Money Watch, Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review blog, The New York Times, USA Today, Working Mother and more. 

Carson is also the creator of the Productivity Style Assessment®, a professional tool featured in Harvard Business Review’s 2017 Guide to Being More Productive.

Central to Carson’s vision is her belief that when we do work that matters to us, it leads to greater success and wealth.

Carson holds a BA in psychology from Washington and Lee University, a Masters in Organization Development, and a Coaching Certificate from the McColl School of Business at Queens University.

Praise for Own It. Love It. Make It Work.

“Carson has a special way of telling a story that draws you in and connects with you on a level that is raw and unfiltered.”

“Once again, she has given me a look into my work life that I had not considered before. When you read Own It. Love It. Make It Work. you will see and experience your work life differently.”

Davoud Khorzad, PhD, Director, Operations Excellence, AbbVie Commercial

“In Own It. Love It. Make It Work., Carson expertly shows you how to pick your own palette and design your dream job.”

“She shows you how to be fulfilled at work, reengage with your employer and your team, and provides insightful techniques to maximize your ability to build trust among your peers. Carson references the great Chinese proverb, ‘A journey of one thousand miles begins with a single step.’ Read this book and take that career-enhancing step today!”

Bill Huber, Chief Financial Officer, VELUX Group USA Inc.

“This book is a powerful guide to help motivate you, inspire you, and breathe new life into your work.”

“No matter what role you play in your current organization, there is always another level to reach, a fresh goal to set. Reading Carson’s book is like having a personal coach encouraging you to do your best, and be your happiest, always.”

Alison Lewis, Chief Administrative Officer, Newmark Knight Frank

“Own It. Love It. Make It Work. is insightful and full of honest candor that provokes readers to explore their potential by evaluating where they are right now.”

“It is a must-read if you are ready to create your dream job!”

Tina Craft, Chief Commercial Officer, Albemarle Corporation
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Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style

If you feel you spend more time managing your work and not enough time actually doing it, it’s time for a change. In her inaugural book, Work Simply, Carson Tate’s productivity book offers a step-by-step guide to making work simple again by using the Productivity Style that works best for you.

In her work as a productivity expert, collaborating with hundreds of organizations and individuals, Carson discovered that most of us fit into one of four distinct productivity styles:

Arrangers, who think about their projects in terms of the people involved; Prioritizers, who are the definition of “goal-oriented”; Visualizers, who possess a unique ability to comprehend the big picture; and Planners, who live for the details.

In this eye-opening book, you’ll learn …
  • How to identify your own Productivity Style as well as the styles of those around you – bosses, coworkers, staff, and family.
  • How to select your “tools” to maximize your effectiveness, from the style of pen you use to the way you decorate your office.
  • When face-to-face conversations are more effective than emails and vice versa.
  • What it takes to lead the perfect meeting.
  • Why a messy desk is right for some, but a disaster for others – and how to tell.

After reading Work Simply, you’ll come away with a productivity
system that truly and fundamentally fits you.

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