I am Judy.

Author, speaker, sales trainer, coach, consultant, Executive Director of the Walking on the Glass Floor Foundation and President of Selling In A Skirt. I have created a suite of workshops, seminars, and coaching programs that take the negativity out of selling. My mission is to join forces with industries and individuals to create an environment where women in leadership thrive.

Walking On The Glass Floor

This is THE book for women in leadership! Many people know what the “glass ceiling” is but what do you mean by “WALKING ON THE GLASS FLOOR,” the title of your just released book? WALKING ON THE GLASS FLOOR is a great visual isn’t it? You’ve moved beyond the ceiling. You are now walking on the glass floor. I envision a growing movement of women talking about this glass floor…the flip side of the glass ceiling-while being supported to continually learn and grow as leaders. The reality is that even though women are not yet represented in positions of leadership at nearly the scale we should be, many women are successfully advancing toward and into leadership roles. Often with the help of other women. Our job is to keep them there and lend additional support. I always say recruiting is easy…retention is the hard part. You talk about 7 Qualities of Leadership in this book. What are they?
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This book introduces readers to the seven keys to success in business - and life:

1)    Passion

2)    Authenticity

3)    Courage

4)    Communication

5)    Decisiveness

6)    Resilience

7)    Generosity

The book is divided into 7 main parts-each part is about one of the 7 leadership traits that we all have inside of us regardless of age, income, or job. Supporting chapters in the book are filled with personal stories as well as action steps, sound advice and questions that will make you think and hopefully act. Each one of the chapters are self-contained so that it can stand on its own – you can read it in one sitting. If you choose to read the book from start to finish, you will see each chapter builds on the last chapter. I also included chapters that will prepare you for situations that may arise in the future. There are so many ways to get what you need from my book and I’m excited it will help different readers in different ways throughout their work and personal lives. Best of all: many of my best kept, proven secrets of success are now at your fingertips with WALKING ON THE GLASS FLOOR. It’s like having me on speed dial!

What people are saying

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“Walking on the Glass Floor” brilliantly captures the essence of female leadership in a way that’s both inspiring and actionable. Judy Hoberman’s exploration of the Seven Essential Qualities of Women Who Lead goes beyond the typical leadership discourse, delving into the unique strengths that women bring to the table.

This book is a refreshing reminder that leadership isn’t about conforming to a predetermined mold, but about embracing authenticity and leveraging one’s strengths. Each quality discussed resonates deeply with the challenges and triumphs that female leaders encounter.

What sets this book apart is its practicality. Hoberman provides real-world examples and insightful exercises that enable readers to internalize the qualities and put them into practice. The emphasis on courage, communication, and resilience as key aspects of female leadership is particularly timely and relevant.

In a world where the glass ceiling still exists, “Walking on the Glass Floor” empowers women to break through and create their own paths. Judy Hoberman’s expertise shines through, making this book an essential addition to the discourse on female leadership.

Denise Griffitts
Good Reads

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Women lead multidimensional lives, so it should not be surprising that their various leadership roles have many dimensions. Just as Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People provided a principle-centered approach to problem-solving, Walking on the Glass Floor presents the seven essential qualities that can successfully guide women through the ups and downs of their many leadership roles–in the workplace, in the community, and in the home. Drawing on her vast experience as both a corporate executive and successful entrepreneur, Judy Hoberman has created a confidence-building playbook that will empower and energize all readers!.

Sheryl Adkins-Green
Chief Marketing Officer
Mary Kay, Inc.

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Where you will be five, ten, or even twenty years from now has everything to do with the choices you make today when it comes to the books you read and the people you surround yourself with. This book is one that will change the trajectory of your business and your life forever. It offers real tools for growing into the leader you were born to be. It also gives you a blueprint for selecting passionate, authentic, resilient, and generous women as leaders within your company and within your circle of influence. Walking on the Glass Floor: Seven Essential Qualities of Women Who Lead is the game-changing playbook you’ve been searching for.

Stacey Alcorn
Chief Executive Officer
LAER Realty Partners

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Judy touches on all the key essentials of being a woman leader, but she does it by showing you who you are, unlocking your gifts, and setting you in your power. I love her direct approach. Reading her book is like having a conversation with your best friend over a cup of tea, only your best friend has years of experience and seems to know the truth and potential of your heart and soul and the precise steps to take. What more could you ask for?

Farzana Jaffer Jeraj
Motivational Speaker and Best-Selling Author

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Judy addressing the topic of resilience for women in leadership is a five-star move. Resilience and courage to lead are essential skills for leaders at any organization that wants to retain staff, build respectful workplace, and grow leaders from within. This is a must-read book for leaders and teams.

Charmaine Hammond, CSP
Best-Selling Author and Speaker