Coach Yourself: Make Real Change in Your Life

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Coach Yourself presents an array of concepts, ideas, and techniques to help you take a greater degree of control over your working life. Stimulating you to assess how you think, feel, and behave, it helps you direct yourself toward new levels of achievement and personal fulfillment.Momentum books are for people who want to make things happen in their career and their life, who want to work at something they enjoy and that's worthy of their talent and their time. Momentum people have values and principles. They ...
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Overview


Coach Yourself presents an array of concepts, ideas, and techniques to help you take a greater degree of control over your working life. Stimulating you to assess how you think, feel, and behave, it helps you direct yourself toward new levels of achievement and personal fulfillment.Momentum books are for people who want to make things happen in their career and their life, who want to work at something they enjoy and that's worthy of their talent and their time. Momentum people have values and principles. They question who they are and what they do. Wherever they work, they want to feel that what they do has meaning.
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Editorial Reviews

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The "Momentum" series, first published in the U.K. and introduced to U.S. audiences last September with Happy Mondays, Change Activist, Lead Yourself, and The Big Difference, is back with another round of attractive, oversized paperbacks. While its exterior remains bold and trendy, the content is less hip but for the most part frank and humorous. Written by professionals in the field (mostly business consultants), the books feature an accessible, user-friendly format; concise, pithy text; and a plethora of text boxes and diagrams. Their lucid writing and clear organization make them good purchases for large public and academic libraries, as well as school libraries. Arguing that one must root out antediluvian concepts of how business works to position oneself for success, Browning's Innervation focuses on self-improvement and how to reinvent oneself and sharpen creativity. Grant and Greene's more scientific Coach Yourself provides a mixture of grounded text, anecdotal evidence, some jargon, and clearly defined exercises to offer a breakdown of the often frightening process of change and to provide realistic advice on how to take initiative in business as well as one's personal life. In the less-focused Grow Your Personal Capital, Owen shows how to apply what we know and who we know to make the most of our "personal capital." A lot of ground is covered here, albeit a bit superficially, from optimizing self-knowledge and finding an appropriate learning style to integrating spirituality and values into everyday life. Finally, the well-structured and lucidly written Snap, Crackle or Stop, although defined by Quinn as inspirational, is nothing short of a self-help book. The argument here is that if you are unhappy with your career, you should take a serious look at the options and simply make up your mind. The key component of this process is a step-by-step evaluation of the alternatives. This book is rich with clear exercises and anecdotes. [The final four titles-Clued Up, Reinvent Yourself, Managing Brand Me, and Float You-will come out later this summer. For more information on the series visit www.yourmomentum.com.-Ed.] Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738206615
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 2/27/2003
  • Pages: 211
  • Sales rank: 923,437
  • Product dimensions: 6.68 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author


Tony M. Grant is a Coaching Psychologist at the Department of Psychology at the University of Sydney. Jane Greene is a consultant and writer specializing in management training and life-long learning. She lives in Twickenham, U.K. Tony M. Grant is a Coaching Psychologist at the Department of Psychology at the University of Sydney. Jane Greene is a consultant and writer specializing in management training and life-long learning. She lives in Twickenham, U.K.
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