Change One Thing: Discover What's Holding You Back - and Fix It - With the Secrets of a Top Executive Image Consultant / Edition 1

Change One Thing: Discover What's Holding You Back - and Fix It - With the Secrets of a Top Executive Image Consultant / Edition 1

by Anna Soo Wildermuth, Jodie Gould
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Change One Thing: Discover What's Holding You Back - and Fix It - With the Secrets of a Top Executive Image Consultant / Edition 1

If You Could Change One Thing About Yourself, What Would It Be?

Change One Thing is your new secret weapon in the quest to look, feel, and be your best--by transforming those little things that keep you from shining like you should. Be it an outdated wardrobe or an understated personality, executive image consultant Anna Soo Wildermuth gives you the tools you need to change how others see you--and how you see yourself. Her self-assessment quizzes show you where you're coming up short, help you shake up your usual routine, and point you in your new direction.

Change One Thing is the first step to finding out what's keeping you from the job, the relationship, or the life you want.

“Anna's work is straightforward and down-to-earth. Her book, like her workshops, gives practical, easy-to-use tips for looking your best so you can be your best.”

--George Vukotich, director of leadership development, HSBC

“Anna remains an ongoing resource for me, providing insight and understanding that has been invaluable in my career and my daily life. There is no one like her.”

--Connie DuBois, director of communications, Siemens Medical Diagnostics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071624350
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/09/2009
Edition description: Original
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

1 Face Your Fears!: The Ten Most Common Excuses for Not Changing 1

2 The Clothes Make the Manager: Change One Thing About Your Wardrobe 23

3 My Body, Myself: Change One Thing About Your Body Image 47

4 What Kind of Colleague Are You?: Change One Thing About Your Business Style 71

5 No Wallflowers Allowed: Change One Thing About Your Social Image 99

6 Can You Hear Me Now?: Change One Thing About Your Communication Style 117

7 Your Most Important Critic: Change One Thing About Your Self-Image 147

8 Get the Job that Works For You: Change One Thing About Your Interview Style 165

Postscript Do You Feel Different? 195

Recommended Reading 197

Clothing And Accessory Lists By Price 199

Index 205

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AngelMF More than 1 year ago
I just picked up Change One Thing as I have done some Image Presentations myself and that it would be a good resource book. It is a great resource but the book is so much more! For me, I can see it will be life-changing. I had to re-invent myself after a down-sizing with 34 years service in multiple company locations. Change is not new to me.I thrive on it. I changed from corporate management to retail management and love the people aspect of my new career. But in the doorway of another opportunity-I froze up. I had a panic attack. I was fearing change. I was tired of change. I could see all the things around me that were mediocre because I was not managing my time well. And so many personal things I had left undone. Then I started reading Change One Thing. First thing I did was to admit that I am afraid of this new opportunity, I'm afraid of success and failure at the same time. I'm not a spring chicken...can this old "gal" still learn and keep up with energy, etc? I put the book down long enough to write this review and say that I am re-arranging Thursday night to meet Anna at Barnes and Noble! Thank you for sharing practical wisdom and so much insight....I am changing one thing at a time. This book is a blessing to me and it will be to many.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book! Although I'm not currently out in the workforce, I still learned a lot about myself and how I can improve my image. I'm that much more prepared for employment down the road. I really think everyone can relate to this book!
Elina More than 1 year ago
I read the book from first page to last, and I absolutely loved it. It is practical and easy to read. I found especially useful the part about clothes that make the most impact at various business events. Among other things it included practical tips on styles, colors, brands and prices. After having read this part I recalled the power of navy blue. Also, I enjoyed the part about the 10 most common excuses for not changing, for example, feeling insufficiently educated or not having enough experience. Anna has provided tips on how to get over these insecurities and helped me to realize that I should not be afraid to try something new just because I haven't done it before. A great book with lot of examples and practical tips. Strongly recommended for everyone who would like to do even better especially in this tough market.