It's How You Play the Game / Edition 2

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Overview

It’s How You Play the Game teaches concrete and practical skills for creating great results in any area of your life. It focuses squarely on what and how, with just enough why to satisfy the intellectually curious. Drawing on their combined 70 years of college teaching experience and a friendship spanning more than 30 years, the authors offer a wealth of field-tested data, personal insights, and exercises that show you, step by step, how to achieve outstanding results.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780558021825
  • Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions
  • Publication date: 8/20/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT LEVINE received his B.A., M.Ed., and Ed.S from the University of Florida. He is a Professor of Psychology at Hillsborough Community College, specializing in personal growth. He is a state-certified counselor and family mediator, serves as life-coach to organizations and individuals, has presented workshops extensively in the US and Europe, and is the author of It’s Practice That Makes Perfect. He is President and CEO of “I Negotiate 4 You” (inegotiate4you.com). Robert plays washtub bass with the New Sand Mountain Wildcats and has won the Florida State Rhythm Instrument Championship.

ERNIE WILLIAMS received his B.A. from Auburn University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Florida State University. He is a Professor of Philosophy at Saint Leo University, specializing in personal responsibility. He is a member of the American Society for Philosophy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy and the American Philosophical Practitioners Association. He is the author of The Examination of Belief: An Introduction to Philosophy and Clawhammer Banjo: It’s Not Just for Breakfast Anymore. Ernie plays clawhammer banjo with the New Sand Mountain Wildcats and has won the Florida State Banjo Championship and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Banjo Championship.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Working on Life
2. Examining Life-Games
3. Recognizing your Style of Play
4. Becoming a 100% Player
5. Exposing your Saboteur
6. Understanding Life's Basic Operation Principle
7. Discovering your Choices
8. Taking Responsibility for your Life
9. Using Responsible Language
10. Setting Goals
11. Asking for What you Want
12. Saying "No" Happily
13. Acknowledging Yourself and Others
14. Avoiding Negos
15. Releasing Emotions
16. Communicating Effectively
17. Taking Care of Unfinished Business
18. Making Agreements that Work
19. Conclusion

APPENDIXES
A. Parameters for Creating Great Results in Your Life
B. Responsible Language
C. Accusatory "Emotion Words"
D. "Love or Luv?"

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