Practical Wisdoms @ Work is a must-read for every woman who wants career success.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work provides advice to broaden your career with skills that will set you apart. In this book you will find insights to navigate situations, challenges, and opportunities that arise every day in business. How can you manage your time and stress? Is telecommuting right for you? How do you work successfully with diverse individuals?
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is your first step on the ladder to figure it all out. With approachable stories and positive examples that answer your questions, Practical Wisdoms @ Work is written by women who have been there, done that and are in it with you.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is a resource for women who are entering the workforce and building their careers. The advice and wisdoms contained in this volume are garnered from the experiences of Lynn, Tina, Rachel, and our friends and family.
Our words are not gospel and should not be taken as such. This book is filled with what we learned through our own trials and tribulations—lessons that we’ve found useful in our careers. So, use our experience as guidance as you find what works for you. With Practical Wisdoms @ Work, you don’t need to start at square one as you forge your own path and work out your own solutions. Try out our advice, and see what fits.
Practical Wisdoms @ Work is here to help with that process as we offer advice and stories from Lynn and Tina, with some insights from Rachel, about how to be successful in a career. Find in these pages the inspiration and guidance to keeping climbing toward your dreams. You go!
Chapter 1 - Embarking on Your Journey
Chapter 2 - Building & Embracing Success
Chapter 3 - Making Yourself Indispensable
Chapter 4 - Work-Life Balance & Boundaries
Chapter 5 - Time Management
Chapter 6 - Stress Management
Chapter 7 - Networking
Chapter 8 - Friend vs. Business Relationship
Chapter 9 - Dealing with Difficult People
Chapter 10 - Bullying & Harassment at Work
Chapter 11 - Mentors & Support Structures
Chapter 12 - Breaking Double Standards
Chapter 13 - Leadership Styles
Chapter 14 - Find Fulfillment & Feed Your Soul
MAIN LESSONS FROM THE BOOK
Throughout this book, we have related our hard-earned experience through advice and stories. We endeavored to be specific to the challenge, whether it’s with time management or workplace bullies. After all, it’s usually best to tailor the advice to the situation! Still, there are a few principles that you can carry with you throughout your career.
KNOW YOURSELF AND BE TRUE TO YOURSELF
In order to choose your path, you need to know yourself— your strengths, values, and goals. What you are good at or have a natural talent for can inform you of which careers you are most likely to succeed in. Your values are the kinds of causes and people you want to work for and which practice you prefer. And your goals—those are your dreams, where you want to be in the future. Once you are certain of these things, the way forward will become clearer.
For some people, this self-awareness comes easily, but others have to work hard for self-discovery. Even if you think you know yourself, it helps to ask yourself questions. Finding out how you best communicate, which environments enable you to be most efficient, and which leadership styles you work best under will help you find your place in the workforce.
A lot of this is learned through trial and error, and that’s okay! Life is a journey of learning, and you discover more and more about yourself along the way.
In this far-reaching examination of contemporary American culture, John Zogby, one of the nation's foremost pollsters, explores who today's Americans are, identifying patterns in our social makeup that hint at the way we'll be. Companies from multinational corporations down to family-owned small businesses can benefit from this detailed information about where we are and where we're going.Zogby gets to the bottom of this topic by doing what he does best: conducting and analyzing surveys. The conclusions outlined in The Way We'll Be are drawn from literally thousands of polls posed to the broadest possible cross-section of Americans since the 1960s.However, Zogby's complex research techniques are nowhere near as astounding as his conclusions: that the American Dream is in great transition-that a new American consensus is building. According to Zogby, four meta-movements are redefining what we want, what we expect of our leaders, and what we hope for:-We are learning to live with limits on everything-from the resources we consume to the exercise of national power abroad.-Led by the youngest adults, we are embracing diversity and redefining ourselves not by nationality but as world citizens.-Simultaneously, more and more of us are rejecting materialism and looking inward for guidance and sustenance.-We are demanding authenticity-in politicians, products, and our daily encounters-like never before.These are the plate tectonics of American society today, and they define us as much as opening the frontier defined early American settlers. They shape our national character. Zogby concludes his discussion of each movement with a list of "rules" for businesses looking to sell everything from automobiles to political candidates.
With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book - or even steady journal articles - may seem like an impossible dream. But, as Joli Jensen proves, it really is possible to write happily and productively in academe.
Jensen begins by busting the myth that universities are supportive writing environments. She points out that academia, an arena dedicated to scholarship, offers pressures that actually prevent scholarly writing. She shows how to acknowledge these less-than-ideal conditions, and how to keep these circumstances from draining writing time and energy. Jensen introduces tools and techniques that encourage frequent, low-stress writing. She points out common ways writers stall and offers workarounds that maintain productivity. Her focus is not on content, but on how to overcome whatever stands in the way of academic writing.
Cut down the academic sword of Damocles, Jensen advises. Learn how to write often and effectively, without pressure or shame. With her encouragement, writers of all levels will find ways to create the writing support they need and deserve.
It is the desire of every rational person to achieve measurable success in their occupation. However, most persons pass through life unhappy with most aspects of their lives. We crave a good life but rarely carry our aspirations beyond the belief it could be achieved through hard work often in the wrong professions. We regularly work at tasks for which we are not suited and regrettably end up with a poor imitation of what we imagine success to be.
The High-Powered Christian Entrepreneur is a book for Bible-believing Christians, both young and the old. It illustrates through instructions and activities how to rise again from life failures and create a new life enterprise suited to what God has fashioned you to be.
The High-Powered Christian Entrepreneur shows how to use proven goal-setting principles in tandem with sound Christian principles to achieve life and financial goals in spite of the times. Though written for practicing Christians this book is meant for anyone in earnest search for measurable goals, progress, and achievements in their life and earnestly able to commit themselves to that search.
"The Science of Selling" by David Hoffeld is an insightful and practical guide that brings a scientific perspective to the art of selling. This audiobook summary provides a concise, easy-to-listen format that captures the key takeaways of Hoffeld's work, removing all unnecessary information to save you hours of reading time.
Hoffeld's book is grounded in psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics, offering sales professionals a fresh perspective on their craft. The summary outlines how emotions and cognitive biases influence decisions, and how salespeople can use this knowledge to their advantage. It covers various stages of the sales process, from attracting a prospect's attention to converting and closing deals.
Key aspects of the book include the power of effective communication, building trust and rapport, and the importance of framing and presenting information. Hoffeld also delves into the art of storytelling in sales, demonstrating how narratives can engage customers more effectively.
The audiobook summary highlights practical strategies for overcoming objections and closing deals, using stories and metaphors, and asking insightful questions to uncover prospects' needs and desires. It also touches upon the significance of understanding the buyer's decision-making process and adapting sales strategies accordingly.
This audiobook is ideal for those who have already read the original book, as it reinforces the most crucial lessons. And for those new to Hoffeld's ideas, this summary serves as an introduction to the practical information that can be applied in the realm of sales. Whether you are a seasoned sales professional or just starting, "The Science of Selling" audiobook summary offers valuable insights into making your sales approach more effective and grounded in scientific principles
What if all your years of hard work in academia finally paid off?Imagine never having to work in another dead-end academic position, or being able to tell the world you are in a leadership position within a thriving company. PhDs are in demand in industry, but often, these PhDs are invisible to potential employers. Dr. Isaiah Hankel, leverages his expertise as the CEO of the world's largest career training platform for PhDs, Cheeky Scientist, to help PhDs overcome their biggest obstacle: obscurity.The Power of a PhD is the stepwise blueprint that eighteen million PhDs worldwide are seeking. Dr. Isaiah Hankel's eight core steps within The Power of a PhD include: industry career options for PhDs; communicating the right skills; writing industry résumés; mastering LinkedIn profiles; networking and job referrals; generating informational interviews; acing industry interviews; and negotiating your salary.This eight-step approach provides a consistent and proven methodology that allows PhDs to transition into industry without suffering the painful process of trial and error.You could be the next PhD hired at Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, ERM, Merck, or Genentech!
There are other—often better—ways to find fulfillment at work besides leaving your jobIn Don't Call It Quits, Shana Lebowitz Gaynor draws on her experience writing about career development to show how you can more deeply connect to your work, reclaim agency in your career, and find the freedom and happiness you're seeking—without upending your life with a job change. As Shana explains, you aren't caught between two terrible options: "stick around and suck it up" or leave and hope for something better. You probably have many more choices than you realize.Don't Call It Quits is your how-to guide for exploring those options. You'll finally be able to turn the job you have into the job you love, with smart strategies backed by scientific research and the real-life experiences of workplace experts including social scientists, HR chiefs, and career coaches to high-achieving professionals.Packed with tips that show you how to shape your own work experience, Don't Call It Quits delivers an eye-opening look at what it takes to shift your mindset to get more out of your job—and more out of life.
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