Women are a growing force in the homebuilding and construction industries. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we feature a conversation with two trailblazers who are among the most respected and influential in our industry: Debra Still, president and CEO of Pulte Financial Services, and Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman & Associates, one of the industry’s leading research and investment firms.
Part of a live webinar event, Todd Sheldon hosts an interactive conversation with Deb and Ivy where they share the stories behind their careers, including the people and lessons that made the biggest impact on their journeys. They also highlighted several books, publications and podcasts that inspired them. Check out their recommendation list below.
|The Four Disciples of Execution||By Jim Huling, Chris McChesney and Sean Covey|
|Start with the Why||By Simon Sinek|
|The Color of Law||By Richard Rothstein|
|Good to Great||By James C. Collins|
|Knowing Your Value||By Mika Brzezinski|
|How to Implement a New Strategy Without Disrupting Your Organization||Harvard Business Review’s article in the March 2006 issue by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton|
|Thrive||By Ariana Huffington|
|Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake||By Anna Quindlen|
|The Psychology of Money||By Morgan Housel|
|One Up on Wall Street||By John Rothchild and Peter Lynch|
|Liar’s Poker||By Michael Lewis|
|The Big Short||By Michael Lewis|
|Keep Sharp||By Sanjay Gupta|
|Masters in Business||Podcast by Bloomberg Opinion Columnist Barry Ritholtz|
Michelle Hairston hosts a discussion with Human Rights Campaign Deputy Director of the Workplace Equality Program, RaShawn Hawkins on the topic of allyship and steps we can take to show support for members of the LGBTQ community. Check out the Human Rights Campaign's resources for allies.
Do you know why we celebrate Pride Month in June? Pride Month commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. What started as a police raid at one of the most popular gay bars in New York City turned into a catalyst for the gay rights movement. In the years and decades that followed, organizations like Human
It was around this time last year that we purposefully recommitted ourselves to elevating PulteGroup’s work to promote a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. A place where everyone can bring their best selves to work every single day. I am so proud of the conversations we continue to have, the learning we continue to