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

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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Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8447-5

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. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. TO THE LIFELONG LEARNER. HOW TO USE THIS BOOK. YOU BEGIN: SELF-ASSESSMENT. DEVELOPING YOUR EMOTIONAL POTENTIAL: The Power of Self-Belief. Setting Realistic Goals. DEVELOPING YOUR INTELLECTUAL POTENTIAL:. Improving Your Thinking Skills. Improving Your Study Skills. DEVELOPING YOUR PHYSICAL POTENTIAL: Eating Well. Staying Healthy. DEVELOPING YOUR SOCIAL POTENTIAL: Communicating Effectively. Improving Your Listening Skill. Improving Your Speaking Skill. Getting Along with Others. Functioning Groups. DEVELOPING YOUR ACTION PLAN: Handling Change and Stress. Managing Time. Managing Money. Preparing for your Career. AFTER YOUR DONE: SELF-ASSESSMENT. GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. INDEX.

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