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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

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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

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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 ...

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Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO

Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO

By: Harrison Monarth

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2012

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Get the Key to the Boardroom withPowerful Executive Presence!“This book can be a key aid in helping you make it to the next level! Greatcoaching for anyone who is even thinking of becoming an executive!” Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author ofWhat Got You Here Won’t Get You There“On the corporate battlefield a true leader’s success is based upon his or her ability to communicate effectively, persuade others to follow a goal, and execute it. This leads tosuccess for all. When the stakes are high, you’re well advised to read this book first.” Scott A. Gaines, vice president,...

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Selbstständig und dann?: Wie Freiberufler langfristig erfolgreich werden

Selbstständig und dann?: Wie Freiberufler langfristig erfolgreich werden

By: Constanze Hacke

Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2012

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Sich selbstständig machen, das kann offenbar so gut wie jeder. Aber auf Dauer am Markt erfolgreich zu sein und sich wie ein professioneller Unternehmer zu verhalten, das fällt vielen dagegen schwer. Constanze Hacke zeigt, wie man es schafft, gewinnbringend zu arbeiten. ...

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I Win, You Win

I Win, You Win

By: Carl Lyons

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 30-APR-2012

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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Negotiation is an essential skill in all areas of life. It is a series of manoeuvres that we move through in order to get the best possible deal for ourselves, our company or organisation. How far we will go to achieve our goals is where the rub lies. Ideally, negotiations should be a 'win-win' experience. Full of useful exercises, case studies and accessible advice, this book will help readers achieve their goals by showing them how to: prepare effectively; build rapport; communicate openly; enhance trust in their business I Win, You Win is a thought-provoking, inspirational and...

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Assert Yourself

Assert Yourself

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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 Do you find it hard to say 'no'? Are you tongue-tied in important meetings? Assert Yourself will help you find your voice and stand up for yourself without appearing aggressive. Full of practical advice on how to change the way you work and live for the better, the book contains a self-assessment quiz, step-by-step guidance, top tips, common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them, summaries of key points, and lists of handy books and websites. ...

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Get Yourself Promoted

Get Yourself Promoted

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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eing good at what you do isn't enough to help you climb the career ladder; these days you need to make yourself promotable, which isn't quite the same thing. Being promotable means having that magic mix of great skills and personal qualities that will enable you to meet your targets, build good relationships, and get to know the people who can help during your campaign. Packed with useful advice, Get Yourself Promoted will help you with challenges such as planning your career, making yourself indispensable, polishing up your CV, and finding out about hidden job opportunities. ...

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Manage Your Career

Manage Your Career

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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The world of work moves so quickly these days that to get the best from your career, you need to actively manage it and seek out new opportunities. Manage Your Career will help you make the most of your talents and potential, and enable your dreams to become a reality. Packed with essential advice and practical help, this book will help you plan the right move, whether you want to climb to the top of the career ladder or reinvent your working life completely. Whatever your job, Manage Your Career will help you make the most of your skills and reach your full potential at work. ...

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Negotiate successfully

Negotiate successfully

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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You negotiate every day in all types of situations and in many ways. This book will help build confidence and get better results with practical advice on the basic principles of negotiation, how to prepare, how to keep cool under pressure and how to understand and use body language to your advantage. ...

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Double Outsiders

Double Outsiders

By: Jessica Faye Carter JD, MBA

Publisher: JIST Publishing

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2012

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Double Outsiders examines the most important issues facing professional women of color (including black, Asian and South Asian, Latina, Middle Eastern, Native American, and multi-ethnic women) today....

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The Careerist

The Careerist

By: Rhymer Rigby

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2012

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The Careerist - 100 ways to get ahead at work is a handy, quick-fix reference guide on how to improve your career prospects. Based on the weekly column in the Financial Times by Rhymer Rigby, it provides expert advice for those difficult career moments such as how to: do presentations, work a room, delegate effectively, market yourself, bounce back from failure, sack someone, use extracurricular activities, be more ambitious, change sector, make a good impression, ask for a pay rise, future proof your career, get headhunted, socialise with colleagues, find a mentor, deal with fights at...

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Mash-up!

Mash-up!

By: Ian Sanders; David Sloly

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2012

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Web developers did it to bring together multiple sources onto one internet page. Musicians and DJs followed by sampling songs from different genres to create new music. Now everyone is doing it: at work, at the weekends, in business. It's time for you, your business and your career to cash in on the mash-up. The days of being defined by a single job title are vanishing. In the new economy our core competences are increasing; we've gone plural, perfecting multiple skills that reflect the multiple talents we have to offer. Today we are witnessing the rise of the workplace 'mash-up' and the...

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Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests, 3rd Edition

Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests, 3rd Edition

By: Jim Jim Barrett

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using tests to vet job applicants and assess staff. It is essential that candidates gain the skills needed to perform to the best of their ability under test conditions. If you're about to sit such a test and you want to ensure that you come out of it well, or if you are just looking for some guidance on career choices, you'll find lots of spot-on advice in this 3rd edition of Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests. It is packed with brand new and improved practice tests that will help build a profile of your personality,...

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Motivate to Win, 3rd Edition

Motivate to Win, 3rd Edition

By: Richard Richard Denny

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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In Motivate to Win Richard Denny shows how you can transform your dreams of success into reality by becoming more motivated. Motivation is essential for business survival as well as a rewarding personal life, so learning the skills and techniques to improve it is never time wasted. This stimulating book covers every aspect of this important life-skill including, how to become highly motivated and achieve goals, understanding what motivates others and inspiring them, and avoiding the pitfalls of de-motivation. Richard Denny defies anybody not to attain greater achievements...

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Test Your EQ

Test Your EQ

By: Philip Philip Carter

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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Emotional Intelligence, more commonly referred to as EQ (emotional quotient) is the ability to be aware of one's own emotions and those of other people. The two main aspects of EQ are: understanding yourself and your goals, aspirations, responses and behaviour; understanding others and their feelings. In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using EQ tests to vet job applicants and assess staff. They no longer wish to rely on traditional testing methods as they recognise that positive behaviours are just as important as technical expertise. If you are about to sit such a...