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A one–page tool to reinvent yourself and your career
The global bestseller Business Model Generation introduced a unique visual way to summarize and creatively brainstorm any business or product idea on a single sheet of paper. Business Model You uses the same powerful one–page tool to teach readers how to draw “personal business models,” which reveal new ways their skills can be adapted to the changing needs of the marketplace to reveal new, more satisfying, career and life possibilities. Produced by the same team that created Business Model Generation, this book is based on the Business Model Canvas methodology, which has quickly emerged as the world′s leading business model description and innovation technique.
This book shows readers how to:
Understand business model thinking and diagram their current personal business model
Understand the value of their skills in the marketplace and define their purpose
Articulate a vision for change
Create a new personal business model harmonized with that vision, and most important, test and implement the new model
When you implement the one–page tool from Business Model You, you create a game–changing business model for your life and career.
From the Vault Career Library – breakdown of different functions in fashion, with detailed looks at typical days for buyers, designers, resources and training programs, interior design careers, top buying programs for department and specialty stores.
A groundbreaking four-step program for breaking self-destructive habits, increasing productivity and creativity, and performing at your personal best.
We often make our worst decisions when we act from a weak sense of self, and our best decision when we are confident and self-assured. Using the latest research findings in neuropsychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Peak Performance strategies, Awaken Your Strongest Self shows you how to live with greater joy, ease, and effectiveness. Author Neil Fiore, Ph.D
Military service remains a current and sometimes controversial topic, with U.S. Armed Forces remaining in action overseas and with news media covering recruitment statistics, length of duty tours, and other high-profile issues related to the military.
Three complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this career bundle brings together three of the bestselling For Dummies career titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following titles: Resumes For Dummies, 6th EditionWrite a winning resume and land that job interview! Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you’re offered an interview? With a recession that has caused widespread unemployment, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself.
Following the success of Lean In and Why Women Should Rule the World, the authors of the bestselling Womenomics provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women of all ages and at all stages of their career. Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence.
Everyone imagines top CEOs as larger–than–life figures who do things no one else could. But deep down, a good business leader is an everyman who combines vision and high energy with the ability to connect with and learn from all types of people. In The Power of Being Yourself, renowned business leader Joe Plumeri offers simple yet profound guidance on how to stay positive, motivate yourself and others, and achieve success in your life and work.Plumeri’s Game Plan for Success features eight key principles, from Everyone Has the Same Plumbing, in which his fish-out-of-water experience as CEO and chairman of a London-based company reveals how cultural differences can be overcome as people everywhere respond to authenticity, to You Gotta Have Purpose!, which explores the transformative ingredient that leads to tangible progress.
WHY SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT KEEPING WORKERS HAPPY IN A TIME OF RISING UNEMPLOYMENT?Because you can’t afford not to. In an eye-opening survey of 10,000 employers in 43 states, the Best Places to Work are not only the most engaging work environments for employees—they are also the most efficient, productive, and successful. Even in the toughest economic times.WHAT SEPARATES THE "BEST" FROM THE REST?These companies understand and utilize the six "universal drivers" of employee engagement:1.C
A no-nonsense guide for minorities in business who want to make it to senior managementIn recent decades, corporate America has gotten better at recruiting minority talent. But despite their education and hard work, too many African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans still find unique obstacles on the path to senior management. And there are too few minority mentors available to help them understand and overcome these challenges.Keith R. Wyche, a division president at a Fortune 500 company, is the perfect mentor for ambitious minority businesspeople at all levels.
The ONE Thing has made more than 200 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, NewYork Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 24 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson’s Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries. People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching.
This invaluable guide offers a definitive game plan for anyone seeking to redefine his or her work status–for finding a new career or even starting a personal business.
A comprehensive roadmap to finding, evaluating, qualifying for & achieving Engineering career success, including theoretical & practical guidance from a range of expert sources, & strategic processes from an HR Manager’s ‘inside’ perspective.
THE REMARKABLE AND INSPIRING TRUE STORY OF ONE GUY WHO TRANSFORMED HIS UNCERTAINTY ABOUT THE FUTURE INTO ACTION A year and a half after he graduated from college, Sean Aiken found himself struggling to answer the question “What should I do with my life?” His mother suggested teaching. His older sister told him to apply for an entry-level corporate position. His father said, “It doesn’t matter what you do, just make sure it’s something you’re passionate about.” Taking his father’s advice to heart, Sean created the One-Week Job Project and launched himself on an epic journey to find his passion.
We all want to find our purpose—our reason for getting up in the morning. Purpose is fundamental to human life. It is what makes us human. Purpose gives us the will not just to live but to live long and well. The good news is, purpose isn’t a grand concept reserved for a gifted few but something each one of us already possesses, needing only to be uncovered.Twenty-five years after the publication of the first edition, legendary personal coach Richard Leider has completely rethought and revamped his bestselling classic on realizing what truly makes your life worth living.
Stay Ahead of the CurveLearn to "Glow"!You know them at first sight: teammates or colleagues, direct reports or bosses who radiate enthusiasm, positive energy, and inspiration. Even in difficult circumstances they glow with an attitude that inspires others, fosters a great working experience for everyone, and creates empowering relationships. And Lynda Gratton can make sure you’re one of them. Drawing on years of original research, Gratton identifies three principles that people who glow live by, and three actions for putting each principle into practice.
The STANDOUT guide to creating a stunning resumeApplying for a job used to require two pieces of paper: a resume and an application. Times have changed.Infographic resumes are in, and they’re not just for designers. Free online tools are popping up every day to help anyone create a dynamic, visual resume―adding panache without sacrificing substance for style.The Infographic Resume provides essential tips and ideas for how to create visual resumes and portfolios that will make you stand out from the crowd.
by Tony Buzan , Jennifer Goddard , (International consultant and speaker Jorge Castañeda , Language: N/A
This book is a collection of common sense ideas but common sense is not that common. This book presents 7 key ideas and provides examples of how to apply these ideas in the real world:Primacy principle – people remember more of the first things they hear or see. The brain remembers better things from the beginning of a learning period.Recency principle – we remember more of the last things we see or hear. The The brain remembers better things from the end of a learning period.The Von Restorff/Imagination Effect – the brain remembers things that stand out during the learning period.
Telecommuting can have a tremendously positive impact on an individual’s quality of life, productivity, and peace of mind. But all of the advantages are contingent on being a well-informed telecommuter. Author Debra Dinnocenzo offers specific strategies for successful telecommuting that will enhance effectiveness and prosperity, both personal and professional. Easy-to-implement suggestions offer ways to transfer the knowledge and take the steps necessary to change and improve relationships, processes, resources, and systems, at work and at home.
In today’s rapidly changing workplace, learning is more important than ever before. But many people don’t understand how learning takes place and how to manage the process. This book shows readers how to analyze their previous learning, design an action plan for future learning, expand their educational opportunities, and use libraries and the Internet effectively in order to become a proactive and perpetual learner.
Ethics for Paralegals attempts to animate the study of Ethics. It is critical for the paralegal student to understand the parameters of their not only their job, but also the ethical rules that define the proper practice of law. It is only after understanding legal ethics that the paralegal understands why they do things a certain way in the law office. Files are kept in a certain manner to maintain client confidentiality, retainers are collected in a certain way to comply with the rules relating to fees, and even a paralegal’s business card has ethical implications regarding the “unauthorized practice of law”.
This comprehensive yet inviting-to-read guide has been completely updated to cover today’s most critical management topics–from company culture to new technologies.About the BookBecoming a Successful Manager has all the tools and techniques for making a smooth transition into the role of manager. Drawing on both academic research and real-world experience, the authors teach readers how to apply what they call "The Discovery Method." Through practical exercises and thought-provoking questions, readers learn how to manage others as successfully as they have managed themselves.
In today’s turbulent job market, impressing your boss is key to career success. Your boss can not only help you climb the corporate ladder, but he or she can also help you acquire skills that can take you anywhere. This book, written by the founder and CEO of the world’s largest management recruitment firm, offers 169 quick, accessible tips to help you keep interactions with your bosses on track.
What is different about the careers of people like Lou Gerstner, the acclaimed, recently retired chairman and CEO of IBM? Or Senator Elizabeth Dole, Yahoo! COO Dan Rosensweig, and Tom Freston, chairman and CEO of MTV Networks? Why did they ascend to the top and prosper—why did they have extraordinary careers—while others equally talented never reached their potential or aspirations?Jim Citrin and Rick Smith of Spencer Stuart, the world’s most influential executive search firm, set out to explore this question.
You’ll appreciate this design career guide if:You’re a recent graduate and looking for a job as a designerYou want resume and interviewing advice, as well as tips for working in the design industryYou’d like to learn how to avoid common pitfalls of asserting yourself in the design industryWhat They Didn’t Teach You in Design School by Phil Cleaver provides advice on the stage from graduating, and getting into a studio and staying there as a valued designer, and explores best design practices. Though predominantly serving as a useful guide and bridge in the first year of your career as a designer, it should also be considered an essential tool that can be consulted when you’re unsure of what to do next.
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