Reaching Your Potential: Personal and Professional Development / Edition 1

Reaching Your Potential: Personal and Professional Development / Edition 1

by Robert K. Throop
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827350708

ISBN-13: 9780827350700

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The latest edition of this compact, concise book helps learners of all ages and backgrounds make the challenging transition to postsecondary education by taking control of their lives and improving their self-belief and self-esteem. A blend of concepts and applications helps readers to discover and develop their emotional, intellectual, physical, and social…  See more details below

Overview

The latest edition of this compact, concise book helps learners of all ages and backgrounds make the challenging transition to postsecondary education by taking control of their lives and improving their self-belief and self-esteem. A blend of concepts and applications helps readers to discover and develop their emotional, intellectual, physical, and social potential. The book involves readers in active learning with self-assessments, activities that apply concepts to their own lives, questions that test comprehension, and case studies to foster critical-thinking skills. Profiles of people who have overcome challenges and succeeded in life motivate learners. Many new, realistic color photos and illustrations reinforce concepts. An Instructor's Guide offers teaching suggestions, references to SCANS skills and proficiencies, transparency masters, tests, answer keys, and additional activities and resources.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827350700
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Series:
Career Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Power of Self-Belief2
Ch. 2Setting Realistic Goals25
Ch. 3Improving Your Thinking Skills48
Ch. 4Improving Your Study Skills72
Ch. 5Maintaining Good Health102
Ch. 6Making the Most Out of Your Appearance141
Ch. 7Communicating Effectively178
Ch. 8Improving Your Listening Skill200
Ch. 9Improving Your Speaking Skill214
Ch. 10Getting Along with Others240
Ch. 11Functioning in Groups264
Ch. 12Handling Change and Stress288
Ch. 13Managing Time308
Ch. 14Managing Money330
Ch. 15Preparing for Your Job Search358
Glossary394
References402
Index405

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