Personal Growth

Personal Growth

 
The Adversity Paradox Griswell, J. Barry | Jennings, Bob St. Martin's Press , 2009 Business Strategy, Personal Growth

Adversity can be a friend. Whether it is working to overcome humble beginnings, lack of knowledge, or unexpected setbacks, failure has a way of making people take stock of their careers and lives in a way that success...

 
 
Leadership and the Sexes Gurian, Michael | Annis, Barbara Jossey-Bass , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

Gender differences are apparent in all facets of life, and work settings are no exception. Some companies ignore these differences, breeding miscommunication and misunderstanding. Other companies work to become gender...

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Never Apply for a Job Again! Gurney, Darrell W. The Career Press, Inc. , 2012 Personal Growth, Relationships

People tend to do business with people they trust. The same principle can be applied to a job search—people stay connected to the people they trust, and they recommend these people to others who can use their...

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Coach Yourself to Win Guttman, Howard M. McGraw-Hill , 2011 Personal Growth

People have the ability to change many of the behaviors that hinder their success at work and in their personal lives. But self-improvement takes self-scrutiny, honesty, and effort. Additionally, it requires a...

 
 
We Are All Self-Employed Hakim, Cliff Berrett-Koehler , 2004 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

This second edition of Cliff Hakim’s bestseller, We Are All Self-Employed, is not about starting a business. It is instead, about challenging and influencing our beliefs about work - an empowering...

 
 
Be a Shortcut Halford, Scott G. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Strategy, Personal Growth, Relationships

In Be a Shortcut, Scott Halford defines a shortcut as that indispensible person in the workplace who is always available when needed; who can be counted on to do the job right without complaint; and...

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Driven to Distraction at Work Hallowell, MD, Edward M. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2015 Personal Growth, Productivity

In today’s fast-paced work environment, distractions are everywhere. Emails are constantly coming in, mobile phones ring with calls and texts, and meetings consume hours every day. It is no surprise that many people...

 
 
Leadership Presence Halpern, Belle Linda | Lubar, Kathy Gotham Books , 2003 Leadership, Personal Growth

Whether they are actors, politicians, or business moguls, great leaders have one thing in common – presence. Laurence Olivier had presence; so did Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, and Eleanor...

 
 
9 Things Successful People Do Differently Halvorson, Heidi Grant Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2011 Personal Growth

The hallmark of success is reaching one’s personal and professional goals. Yet, what makes some people more successful than others is often unclear. In 9 Things Successful People Do Differently, Heidi...

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Nobodies to Somebodies Han, Peter Penguin Group Publishing , 2005 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

Nobodies to Somebodies is a fascinating peek into the early lives and career decisions of one hundred of the most influential leaders in the world today. The interviewees include an amazing variety of...

 
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