Blind Spots: 10 Business Myths You Can't Afford to Believe on Your New Path to Successby Alexandra Levit
There's been a major paradigm shift in business practices and the workplace. Alexandra Levit tells readers what no longer holds true for getting ahead today, and debunks business myths that are more dangerous and less viable/b>/i>/i>
"You want-you need-Alexandra Levit as your guide." -Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of Drive
There's been a major paradigm shift in business practices and the workplace. Alexandra Levit tells readers what no longer holds true for getting ahead today, and debunks business myths that are more dangerous and less viable than ever-given the current climate of ethical scrutiny and intense competition-including it's best to climb the ladder as fast as possible, and that employers want you to be yourself.
Levit offers something better in place of these myths: practical advice on what it really takes to succeed in this new values-driven environment.
"Blind Spots is essential reading for a postrecessionary climate where all the rules have changed and the old ways won't work." — Martin Yate, New York Times bestselling author of Knock 'em Dead: Th
"Blind Spots busts success myths as it replaces them with time- tested techniques to transform yourself into a twenty-first century winner. If you want to lift your self-image, get real in an unreal world, or bolster your resilience, this book is a resource for you!" — Tim Sanders, New York Times bestselling author of Today We Are Rich
"Blind Spots shines a very bright light on the exact traits that will make you a sought-after addition to any workplace." — John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine
"Alexandra Levit tells it like it is-not how we'd like it to be-busting myth after myth along the way to get us exactly where we want to go." — Tory Johnson, founder and CEO, Women For Hire
"Don't believe the hype! When it comes to career advancement without killing yourself, no one tells the story better than Alexandra Levit." — Chris Guillebeau, author of The Art of Non-Conformity
"Alexandra Levit's myth-busting book is a straightforward, honest, and much-needed guide to succeeding in the real world of business today. Readers are sure to feel empowered by Levit's many tell-it-like-it-is anecdotes, tips, and tactics. Highly recommended." — Lindsey Pollak, author of Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do B
"Forget all those myths of business success: they just don't work. Read Alexandra Levit's new book and learn that today, authenticity and perseverance win the race." — Barry J. Moltz, author of Bounce!: Failure, Resiliency, and Confidence to A
"The thought-provoking stories, staggering statistics, and candid, digestible advice Alexandra offers throughout the book reveal the secrets to career success. This is a straight-talk book that will point out what you have been buying into that is stopping you." — Christine Hassler, author of The 20 Something Manifesto
"Alexandra Levit proves yet again that she is a thought leader of our times. Her myth-busting advice, which weaves in real-world examples, compelling research, and great storytelling, is a must read for anyone working to make it to the top in Corporate America-and be happy along the way." — Jodi Glickman, author of Great on the Job: What to Say, How to Say It. The
- Penguin Publishing Group
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Meet the Author
Alexandra Levit is known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation and she regularly speaks at corporations, conferences, and universities on workplace issues. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.
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