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STTS: Powerful People Skills

STTS: Powerful People Skills

By: Heather Hansen

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2009

Insert Date: 20-APR-2013

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Do you know people who seem to get along well with just about anyone? People who always have something interesting to say? They close the best deals, land the biggest clients and quickly work their way up the professional ladder. Are these people just born natural communicators with magnetic personalities? Do they have something you don't, or know the secret to being popular and successful? Absolutely not. These people have simply mastered the process of interacting effectively with others—knowing exactly how to click with people from the first time they meet to understanding the...

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STTS-The Email Etiquette

STTS-The Email Etiquette

By: Shirley Taylor

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-APR-2009

Insert Date: 20-APR-2013

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E-mail is one of the greatest inventions of our lifetime - phenomenally affecting the way we communicate. Reading, writing and managing e-mail is taking up an increasing amount of our time. But are we using it right? E-mail can be used to stay in touch whether we are traveling or working from home. Perhaps we can relax standards when it comes to personal e-mails, but e-mailing for business purposes has reached a new dimension. People whose jobs never used to involve writing skills are now replying dozens of e-mails each day. But under such pressure to respond quickly, what happens to the...

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Réussir l'organisation d'un événement

Réussir l'organisation d'un événement

By: Anthony Babkine; Adrien Rosier

Publisher: Editions d'Organisation

Publication Date: 16-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 10-APR-2013

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PrésentationOrganisez un événement qui vous ressemble et apprenez à en tirer le meilleur partiGala, événement sportif, séminaire, inauguration, cocktail, concert, spectacle... : voici un guide complet et pratique pour découvrir toutes les ficelles de l'événementiel ainsi que le rôle de l'organisateur d'événement.Créez et menez à bien un événement attractif en respectant un budget précis : outils, fiches pratiques et conseils de professionnels vous permettront d'avancer méthodiquement.Préparez-vous à vivre une aventure personnelle et professionnelle aussi intense qu'enrichissante !Retrouvez...

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Leadership in Action: In Focus—Self Promotion—Showcasing Your Talent with Authenticity

Leadership in Action: In Focus—Self Promotion—Showcasing Your Talent with Authenticity

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2013

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You can learn to become a skilled self-promoter while maintaining your ethical boundaries and your authenticity. ...

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SuperCompetent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best

SuperCompetent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2013

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In this competitive economy, just being able to do your job is no longer enough. Competence is simply expected in today's workplaces. But you can't be simply competent---you have to be SuperCompetent to get an edge. In this eBook, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, gives high potentials proven methods to reach peak performance and achieve breakthrough results. You'll discover the six keys to unlocking your full potential: ACTIVITY: Determine what you should be working on. AVAILABILITY: Make time for it. ATTENTION: Focus on those tasks. ACCESSIBILITY: Organize the information...

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Self-Promotion and Self-Presentation Skills: Marketing Yourself for Success

Self-Promotion and Self-Presentation Skills: Marketing Yourself for Success

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2013

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The ability to handle yourself properly at a job interview will make you stand out above the competition. Powerful self-promotion and self-presentation skills will help you enhance your perceived value to the hiring manager. Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, will teach you four important techniques to market yourself powerfully in a job interview: Communicate Your Value without Bragging. Shake Hands Properly. Dress for Success. Model Enthusiasm and a Positive Attitude. These tactics will help you communicate your value and project a confident image. You'll feel...

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Focusing on Your Work: Maintain Your Concentration in an Environment of Distraction

Focusing on Your Work: Maintain Your Concentration in an Environment of Distraction

By: Laura Stack

Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2013

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So many things compete for our attention in the workplace—background noise, interruptions, drop-in visitors, and email—it's often very difficult to concentrate. This eBook will teach you how to be present, keep your brain sharp, and focus on the task at hand? You'll find out how to overcome distractions from your environment, other people, and your brain. ...

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Effective NLP Skills, 2nd Edition

Effective NLP Skills, 2nd Edition

By: Richard Youell; Christina Youell

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2013

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Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is one of the most powerful communication tools available. It helps you understand what makes people tick, helps you to influence and persuade people and gives you an insight into what really happens when we communicate. Effective NLP Skills, 2nd edition, covers all the NLP models, tools, skills and behaviours you need, and teaches you how to channel this knowledge into improving your performance at work. You will discover how to manage yourself and others, how to use language to get what you want, outcome thinking, how to build rapport and how to motivate...

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Develop Your Assertiveness, 3rd Edition

Develop Your Assertiveness, 3rd Edition

By: Sue Bishop

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2013

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Develop Your Assertiveness offers simple techniques that will help you become more aware of your strengths and weaknesses, so that you can learn how best to modify your behaviour in social and business interactions. Being more confident and learning how best to communicate with your colleagues will enable you to create win-win situations, thus improving your career prospects and enhancing your social life. Packed with examples and exercises, this essential guide covers topics such as: the importance of choice of behaviour; tension control; self awareness and self-esteem; relationships; making...

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Female Brand, The: Using the Female Mindset to Succeed in Business

Female Brand, The: Using the Female Mindset to Succeed in Business

By: Catherine Kaputa

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 12-FEB-2013

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Just as individual strengths are based on who we are as people, gender-based strengths for women are essential assets of the female brand. Out of this provocative and challenging assertion, The Female Brand delivers the very latest in gender research into the female brain to debunk the notion that women have to play the “male” game to win in the workplace. With strategies taken from the best of Madison Avenue, branding guru Catherine Kaputa lays out proven techniques to help women across the business landscape leverage their female edge, including honing their empathy and intuition,...

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Hip and Sage: Staying Smart, Cool and Competitive in the Workplace

Hip and Sage: Staying Smart, Cool and Competitive in the Workplace

By: Lisa Haneberg

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 12-FEB-2013

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Texting, blogging and twittering may be second nature to Gen-Xers and Millennials, but Boomers and Traditionalists also can learn how to exploit the technologies that are fundamentally changing the way business gets done and learn new ways to reach across the generations to connect with business partners, clients, peers and employees. Written for seasoned professionals ready to master these new strategies and communication tools, this witty and immensely practical career guide shows what it takes to stay relevant in the ever-changing technology-driven workplace, contribute wisdom and...

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Idées - 100 techniques de créativité pour les produire et les gérer

Idées - 100 techniques de créativité pour les produire et les gérer

By: Guy Aznar

Publisher: Editions d'Organisation

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2013

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Présentation Un ouvrage de référence Complet - Un inventaire large et structuré de toutes les techniques de créativité, issues de multiples horizons. Engagé - Pour la première fois un livre qui facilite le dialogue entre les différentes écoles de créativité et montre la complémentarité des pratiques. Vivant et pédagogique - Un outil efficace pour savoir quand et comment utiliser ces techniques avec de nombreux exemples pour illustrer la démarche. À une époque de profondes mutations économiques et sociales, encourager la créativité et l'innovation dans tous les secteurs...

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65 outils pour accompagner le changement individuel et collectif

65 outils pour accompagner le changement individuel et collectif

By: Arnaud Tonnelé

Publisher: Editions d'Organisation

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2013

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Présentation Accompagnez plus rapidement, plus efficacement et plus humainement les changements individuels et collectifs Voici la première synthèse des outils d'accompagnement du changement - individuel comme collectif. En 65 fiches pratiques, de "stratégie des A lliés" à " Z ones d'incertitude", outils, méthodes et concepts dés sont expliqués et remis en situation, de manière à vous permettre de les utiliser facilement. Que vous soyez consultant, coach, formateur ou manager, ce livre vous est destiné. Dans chaque fiche, retrouvez : le mode d'emploi de l'outil concerné, ...

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Ces filles sympas qui sabotent leur carrière: Les 101 pièges à éviter

Ces filles sympas qui sabotent leur carrière: Les 101 pièges à éviter

By: Lois Frankel

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 11-APR-2008

Insert Date: 02-FEB-2013

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Une promotion largement méritée qui vous passe sous le nez ? Un collègue masculin qui, à compétences égales, gagne plus que vous ? Le sentiment d'être à peine écoutée ou pas toujours prise au sérieux ? Pourtant, au bureau, tout le monde le dit, vous êtes « consciencieuse, sérieuse, efficace, compréhensive, attentionnée, souriante... » Et si cette attitude y était justement pour quelque chose ? Pour Loïs P. Frankel, le point commun entre les milliers de femmes insatisfaites de leur vie professionnelle est que celles-ci continuent d’appliquer les préceptes de leur bonne éducation au...

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The Human Touch: Personal skills for professional success

The Human Touch: Personal skills for professional success

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Publisher: BCS Learning & Development Limited

Publication Date: 11-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 10-JAN-2013

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The importance of strong interpersonal skills cannot be overstated in today’s business world particularly in the light of current economic conditions.These skills are a fundamental requirement for all professionals in any business environment. Numerous books cover interpersonal skills, but none specifically address their application within professional job roles, in particular those within the IT industry. This book fills that gap, providing guidance on all of the key skills and forming a comprehensive reference manual that will be relevant to a huge variety of situations....

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We Are All Leaders: Leadership is not a position, it's a mindset

We Are All Leaders: Leadership is not a position, it's a mindset

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Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 05-JAN-2013

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Leadership is not just for the execs in the corner office. It's time we all stepped up and developed the mind of a leader. In a time of rapid technological change and economic uncertainty, businesses that thrive will do so through empowering employees at all levels to take an active role in leading themselves and their organisations to success. It's time that we all, at every stage of our careers, started to think proactively, take responsibility and excel in work. This is the new face of leadership – consensual and nonhierarchical. Scandinavian entrepreneur and business guru Fredrik...

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No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational Growth

No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational Growth

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 30-DEC-2009

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Accountability is not a consequence ... it's your competitive advantage! Early in the Minnesota Twins 2009 exhibition season, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire discovered a note on his desk from Justin Morneau, his star first baseman. It read: "Gardy: I forgot to run sprints after the workouts yesterday; I am fining myself." Next to the note was a hundred-dollar bill. Entrepreneur, author, and speaker Sam Silverstein asks: Is Justin Morneau accountable because he's a superstar or is he a superstar because he's accountable? In No More Excuses, Silverstein identifies the Five...

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Take Charge of Your Talent

Take Charge of Your Talent

By: Don Maruska; Jay Perry

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 05-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2012

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Whether you’re the new kid in a cubicle, the boss in the executive suite, or self-employed, you have huge potential for greater productivity and fulfillment. Even very high performers in excellent organizations—large and small, for profit and nonprofit—report that 30 to 40 percent of their talent is untapped. Imagine what lies waiting for you. Take Charge of Your Talent details three keys to develop and enjoy your abilities. You’ll discover new ways to identify your aspirations and opportunities, power past obstacles, and translate your intentions into results. Finally, you’ll create a...

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Family Businesses: The Essentials

Family Businesses: The Essentials

By: Peter Leach

Publisher: Profile Books

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 09-DEC-2012

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Family firms are to be found in every sector of commercial activity, and their special strengths mean that they flourish best where their advantages can be fully exploited. Family Businesses: The Essentials is a comprehensive guide to every aspect of managing a family-owned firm, from day-to-day issues to long-term planning for future generations. This new and completely revised version of the author’s previous Guide to the Family Business (Kogan Page; last edition 1999) provides an accessible introduction to newcomers, and also offers knowledgeable business people fresh insight and...

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Soft Skills für IT-Berater

Soft Skills für IT-Berater

By: Uwe Vigenschow; Björn Schneider

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2012

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mit vielen Beispielen, Übungen zur Selbsterfahrung und Theorieteil im Anhang behandelt den Beratungs- und Veränderungsprozess im agilen Projektkontext für die externe und interne Beratung ergänzt die beiden anderen bereits eingeführten Soft-Skills-Bücher von Vigenschow renommierte Autoren ...