Personal Excellence: The Pathway to Excellence Series / Edition 1

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Personal Excellence is a unique book that teaches individuals how to best utilize their values and beliefs in order to achieve personal success. Each person's belief system affects who they are and how they are perceived, and as a result, it is important to know how to change personal beliefs to bring success and self-confidence. This book presents the steps that can be taken to create an action plan for completing goals and to know when to adjust those goals to meet the ever-changing landscape. Each chapter of the book provides inspirational examples of how the skills explained have led to the success of others. The examples are motivational and easy to relate to. Personal Excellence also stresses the importance tenets of critical thinking and problem solving as well as how creative thinking impacts personal success. Designed to act as a complete personal success manual, the book includes information on effective listening and communication skills, stress management, and time management. This book is the one tool needed to teach the skills necessary to focus on goals and priorities, gain an understanding of motivators, and to assist in acquiring the skills necessary to rise to the next level.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401882006
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/13/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert K. Throop is the former Corporate Director of Education for ATE Enterprises. With over 35 years of experience in education, spanning the elementary to graduate school levels, he is presently the Chief Academic Officer for ITT Educational Services Inc. Robert Throop and Marion Castellucci have helped thousands of adults to discover their strengths, develop their goals, and reach them.

Marion B. Castellucci earned a B.A. from Barnard College and has over 30 years experience as a writer and editor of educational books. Robert Throop and Marion Castellucci have helped thousands of adults to discover their strengths, develop their goals, and reach them.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Power of Self-Belief Chapter 2: Setting Realistic Goals Chapter 3: Improving Your Thinking Skills Chapter 4: Staying Healthy Chapter 5: Communicating Effectively Chapter 6: Improving Your Listening Skills Chapter 7: Improving Your Speaking Skills Chapter 8: The Power of Personal Interactions Chapter 9: Functioning in Groups Chapter 10: Handling Change and Stress Chapter 11: Managing Time Chapter 12: Managing Money
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