Put Your Mindset to Work: The One Asset You Really Need to Win and Keep the Job You Love

Put Your Mindset to Work: The One Asset You Really Need to Win and Keep the Job You Love

by James Reed, Paul G. Stoltz

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ISBN-13: 9781591844082
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 979,337
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

James Reed is the chairman of REED, Britain's biggest and best-known recruitment brand and the largest family-owned recruitment company in the world. He is a regular media commentator with appearances on BBC Breakfast and the UK version of The Apprentice. James is a bestselling author of the books 101 Job Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again and Put Your Mindset to Work, which he coauthored with Dr. Paul Stoltz. He is a Harvard Business School alumnus and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). James lives in London with his wife, Nicola, and their six children.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Mindset Matters 1

1 The New Reality: What Employers Really Want 11

2 The Winning Mindset: Introducing 3G 27

3 Measure Your Mindset: The 3G Panorama 45

4 Master Your Mindset: How It All Works 71

5 Grow Your Mindset: Global 95

6 Grow Your Mindset: Good 131

7 Grow Your Mindset: Grit 159

8 Get the Best Jobs, the 3G Way 193

9 How to Keep a Great Job and Succeed at Work the 3G Way 221

Conclusion 247

Acknowledgments 251

Notes 253

Index 263

What People are Saying About This

Joshua Margolis

What if the key to handling the most complex leadership and talent management challenges hinged on the very way you think? Stoltz and Reed provide a powerful model and toolkit that will equip leaders at all levels to tackle challenges and lead others with exceptional results. (Joshua Margolis, professor of business administration, Harvard Business School)

Gordon Roddick

The brilliant insights this book reveals could have saved me and any top employer a lot of elementary mistakes, never mind the additional cost of bad decisions. (Gordon Roddick, cofounder, The Body Shop)

Jim Kouzes

James Reed and Paul Stoltz dare to assert that skills guarantee nothing and that it takes more than guts to succeed— it's mindset that trumps everything. They back up this truth with real- life examples and impressive research on what really counts in getting the best jobs, reaching your earning potential, and flourishing beyond work. (Jim Kouzes, coauthor of the bestselling The Leadership Challenge and The Truth about Leadership)

Christi Strauss

If you want a book that equips you to stand out from the crowd and become immensely desirable to the best companies, get Put Your Mindset to Work! (Christi Strauss, president and CEO, Cereal Partners Worldwide, a global joint venture of Nestlé and General Mills)

Caitlin Dooley

People who thrive at Facebook absolutely have to have the right mindset, period. That's what's driving us into the future. This book shows you how to gauge it and get it. (Caitlin Dooley, contract recruiter, Facebook)

From the Publisher

"Stoltz and Reed provide a powerful model and toolkit that will equip leaders at all levels to tackle challenges and lead others with exceptional results." —-Joshua Margolis, professor of business administration, Harvard Business School

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