"The next best thing to having the savvy Priscilla Douglas as your personal career coach is to read her thought-provoking book on finding and sustaining success."

 Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business School Professor and bestselling author of Confidence and SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good.


"Priscilla Douglas understands that professional improvement is a constant and ongoing process. Getting There will help each of us ask the honest questions that make success attainable."

Ambassador Swanee Hunt - Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


"A really good book that should be read at regular intervals—or a great study guide in any organization that has the guts to address these questions in a group setting."

Tom O'Brien - Former Dean, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst




Priscilla Douglas has written an outstanding book that will make all of us think about what it means to be a leader. The book is a wonderful example of the ways those with no experience or with lots of experience can approach being leaders in business."

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.- Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, Founder and Executive Director, The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice



“As this book makes abundantly clear it is asking the right questions that leads to the difference between success and failure...In response to the question “How can I be more successful” the answer is straightforward. Begin by reading this book.”

Ellen Langer –Author Counter Clockwise and Mindfulness 


 "...a must-read that will keep you on top of your game in the business arena. The anecdotes and insights from business leaders at the pinnacle of their careers is the kind of advice you won’t find in any textbook.”

Paul Guzzi–President and CEO, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce


 “For diverse executives getting to the top and remaining there is more complex than for others...Each time you pick up this book, it is as though you are having a conversation with your own personal coach. As a result, it gives readers the fortitude to answer the age old question: What would I attempt to do if I knew I could not fail?”

Carol Fulp–President & CEO, The Partnership, Inc.


 "This is a wise, provocative, and uplifting book that is loaded with artful descriptions of real-world situations based on Priscilla's years of experience coaching executives. The book challenges us to take control of our future—in our careers and in our lives—in pragmatic and thoughtful ways."

Mike Jeans–President, New Directions, Inc.


  "Getting There and Staying There is a candid, practical and wise blueprint to navigating a successful career and being an effective leader.  Priscilla's book presents sharp and prescriptive insights that will benefit business leaders, political leaders and entrepreneurs."

Jerry L. Johnson–Managing Director, RLJ Equity Partners 


 “Getting There and Staying There brilliantly guides the reader in how to manage and navigate one’s career.  Real-life examples coupled with thoughtful questions create a practical framework that can be applied effectively by both early-stage professionals and seasoned executives. Priscilla Douglas, a highly regarded and desired executive coach, provides sound advice that should help catapult anyone’s career.”

Bennie Wiley–Former President and CEO, The Partnership, Inc.


 “Priscilla Douglas has finally put to paper in a delightful, easy-to-read and meaningful volume, the incredible advice she has shared with so many of us who've benefitted from her one-on-one coaching.... Her emphasis on self examination and reflection, adjusting my perspective and forcing me to think and see differently, and her direct, no-nonsense approach, have been critical in my own professional maturation.... and the key to much of my success. How fortunate that so many more will benefit from Priscilla's brand of mindful self reflection."

Binta Brown–2012 Fortune Magazine "40 under 40" Business Leader


 “Priscilla Douglas has provided a most practical guide to mastering your corporate career. By leveraging her own exceptional corporate and government success, she has provided this must-have strategy of asking yourself the practical questions that should be considered based on the most important times and indicators of your career path. I strongly recommend this book to all corporate executives with a particular focus on those who are on the path to the C-Suite!”

Ronald L. Walker II–Managing Partner and President, Next Street Financial, LLC