Guerrilla Marketing for a Bulletproof Career: How to Attract Ongoing Opportunities in Perpetually Gut Wrenching Times, for Entrepreneurs, Employees, and Everyone in Between

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"Guerrilla Marketing for a Bulletproof Career" is an honest, practical, and hard-hitting guide for career success in perpetually uncertain times. It provides a road map to advance your career and prosper without being blindsided by overnight industry collapses, potential layoffs, economic shocks, corporate scandals, international competition, or technological disruptions.
You will gain an entirely new perspective on what it means to be combat ready in this economy, including how to achieve your career goals in ...

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Guerrilla Marketing for a Bulletproof Career: How to Attract Ongoing Opportunities in Perpetually Gut Wrenching Times, for Entrepreneurs, Employees, and Everyone in Between

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Overview

"Guerrilla Marketing for a Bulletproof Career" is an honest, practical, and hard-hitting guide for career success in perpetually uncertain times. It provides a road map to advance your career and prosper without being blindsided by overnight industry collapses, potential layoffs, economic shocks, corporate scandals, international competition, or technological disruptions.
You will gain an entirely new perspective on what it means to be combat ready in this economy, including how to achieve your career goals in creative ways while making more money and spending less time working. You will discover the secrets to getting into the opportunity flow so that the best opportunities come to you first, before others find out about them.
"Guerrilla Marketing for a Bulletproof Career" is the only book that marries the timeless philosophy of Guerrilla Marketing—being resourceful, doing more with less, thinking like an entrepreneur, and developing street smarts—with the chaotic realities of today’s career landscape. Get started today and never worry about gut-wrenching economic times again.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600378157
  • Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/5/2011
  • Series: Guerilla Marketing Press Series
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 1,208,917
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Conrad Levinson is the author of the best-selling marketing series in history, "Guerrilla Marketing," plus 58 other business books. His books have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 60 languages. Jay also conducts guerrilla marketing training programs, hosts the very popular Internet website, www.gmarketing.com, and formed The Guerrilla Marketing Association.

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Table of Contents

PART I: GET COMBAT READY Chapter 1: Your Chaotic Career Map: Stop Being Attached to the Concept of a Job Chapter 2: The Eleven Guerrilla Mindsets for Career Success Chapter 3: Character and Values Matter More than Ever Chapter 4: A Dream Worth Fighting For Chapter 5: Spike in These Two Areas and Never Worry Again Chapter 6: Create Your One-Page Career Plan Chapter 7: Why Strengths Are Not Enough—What if You Have Distracting, Annoying, or Disturbing Behaviors and Don’t Even Know It?
Chapter 8: Eliminate the Biggest Reason You Won't Succeed Chapter 9: Cash Is a Career Competitive Advantage Chapter 10: The Three Steps to Get into the Opportunity Flow

PART II: THIRTEEN PERSPECTIVES TO CONTROL THE CAREER BATTLEFIELD Chapter 11: Why These Perspectives Are Crucial for Career Success Chapter 12: Lemming and Bubble Radar—Which Apparent Opportunities Will End Soon, and Badly for Those Who Come Late?
Chapter 13: Market Researcher—Matching Your Talents and Passions to Demand Chapter 14: Investor—Is This Opportunity Solid?
Chapter 15: Risk Manager/Oil Driller—How Can I Maximize Upside and Minimize Downside?
Chapter 16: Chess Master—What’s My Best Next Move?
Chapter 17: Negotiator/Deal Maker—How Can I Gain an Edge?
Chapter 18: Talent Scout—Who Can Help Me Win?
Chapter 19: Business Developer—How Can I Build a Long-Term Relationship Based on Trust and Value?
Chapter 20: Politician—How Do I Gain More Power?
Chapter 21: Influencer—What’s In It for Them That Gets Me What I Want, Too?
Chapter 22: Leverage Builder—How Can I Achieve More with Less Effort?
Chapter 23: Improvisational Actor—How Can I Use Creativity, Resourcefulness, and Agility to Get What I Want?
Chapter 24: Drill Sergeant—How Do I Give Myself a Kick in the Pants When Required?

PART III: THE AGILE CAREER GUERRILLA Chapter 25: How to Be an Agile Career Guerrilla Chapter 26: When to Make a Change and When Not To Chapter 27: Why Business Owners Need to Have Career Backup Plans, Too Chapter 28: Three Rules for Making a Smooth Transition Chapter 29: The Flip-the-Switch Business I—Online Guru/Publisher Chapter 30: The Flip-the-Switch Business II—Consultant/Freelancer Chapter 31: The Flip-the-Switch Business III—Firm Builder Chapter 32: The Flip-the-Switch Business IV—The LFC/LBE Business Chapter 33: The Anti Flip-the-Switch Business—The Long, Patient Way to a Bulletproof Career Chapter 34: The Agile Interim Executive or Manager Chapter 35: Go Global!
Chapter 36: Finesse a Change in Industry, Function, or Company Culture Chapter 37: Become Dean of Your Private Career University and Use Back-to-School Trump Card Chapter 38: Recharge and Reinvent Yourself with a Sabbatical Chapter 39: Advanced Career Agility: Form an Acquisition or Startup Team Chapter 40: What About Just Getting a New Job in the Same Field?

PART IV: COMMON COMBAT SITUATIONS Chapter 41: Seven Steps to Success During Your First Ninety Days in a New Role Chapter 42: Eleven Career Success Principles for Students and New Graduates Chapter 43: Opportunities for the Stay-at-Home Mom or Dad Chapter 44: Going Back to Work After a Long Absence Chapter 45: Unfriendly Fire and Ambushes: Saboteurs, Snipers, Jerks, Peter Principle Case Studies, Nepotism, and Difficult Bosses Chapter 45: Discrimination, Harassment, Fraud, Price Fixing, Insider Trading, Kickbacks, and Other Illegal Behaviors Chapter 46: What to Do After a Major Failure

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