Lessons From A Life In Motion

Lessons From A Life In Motion

by Jennifer Wegrzyn, Dean McAlister

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Overview

Jenn Wegrzyn (Podcast Interviewer-UrStoria) and Dean McAlister discuss various professional development principles and their application in this conversation turned manuscript. Dean inspires and gives you concrete resources with achievable steps to grow in your personal and professional life. Don't try to plan your professional development for the upcoming year without reading this book. Questions at the end of every chapter help you to digest the information and make an action plan to move forward. A must-read for anyone that enjoys learning and professional development no matter if you are an individual contributor or CEO. Join us a we explore the origins and rationale behind Dean's favorite quotes such as, "No second meeting" and "I'd rather be bad than average because at least you differentiate yourself" and finally "People who follow you will never go farther than they see their leader go." His no non-sense approach to performance and development is legendary. Grow with us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543995848
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 12/05/2019
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Wegrzyn is a podcaster turned author. She turned author when she realized that the conversations that she was having on air with guests needed to be in print. Jenn Wegrzyn has a Masters Degree in Exercise and Sport Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Her focus is on Emotional Intelligence and how that will drive our performance in an ever-evolving technological society, She enjoys applying Sport Psychology theories and concepts to performance in the corporate world.Dean McAlister has 30 years plus of broad, U.S. Commercial Pharma Experience in 16 roles impacting large segments of payer business, internal functions, international projects, and selling teams through 3rd line leader. Retired and on his 2nd career, he works currently in client development for a large international company. Dean loves to sing and watch his Texas sport teams.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Lessons from a Lifeline What Is Your Legacy? 7

2 I Am the Most Important Variable in Change Dealing With Change 37

3 Is Anyone Following Me? Creating Followership 55

4 Professional Development: Reinvention or Atrophy - Your Choice 82

5 Failure as a Step to Success 106

6 Gut Instinct vs. Over-Analysis 126

7 Hiring Talent and Developing Skill vs. Hiring Skill and Hoping There Is Talent Remaining 146

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