Your Ultimate Success Plan: Stop Holding Yourself Back and Get Recognized, Rewarded and Promoted

Your Ultimate Success Plan: Stop Holding Yourself Back and Get Recognized, Rewarded and Promoted

by Tamara Jacobs

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Your Ultimate Success Plan: Stop Holding Yourself Back and Get Recognized, Rewarded and Promoted by Tamara Jacobs

Somewhere between self-help and self-promotion lies self-awareness and advancement. Your Ultimate Success Plan is a book that provides surprisingly easy-to-apply business strategies in an approachable, actionable, authentic way and encourages you to find your voice and realize your potential.

The characters you will meet in each chapter of this book are quite relatable--professional women and men plagued with the Cinderella complex, waiting patiently (and hopelessly) to be rescued; the insecure who subjugate their core identities to get others to like them; and the perennial complainers who merely want to vent, not solve.

Do any of these characters sound familiar? If you are one yourself--or if you have to deal with one or more of them, as most of us do--you need this book. With principles based on awareness, forgiveness, strategic application, and follow-through, you can join the thousands of enlightened converts who have participated in Tamara's workshops and seminars for more than 25 years.

Your Ultimate Success Plan will teach you how to:

  • Build your brand
  • Com-YOU-nicate™ your worth while enhancing your self-worth
  • Elevate the status of "You"

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781601633668
    Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
    Publication date: 06/20/2015
    Edition description: First Edition
    Pages: 224
    Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

    About the Author

    Tamara Jacobs, founder and CEO of Tamara Jacobs Communications, Inc., is an internationally renowned strategist, coach, and author of Be the Brand, with more than 3,000 keynotes, presentations, and workshops to her credit. She is a former equity actress, experienced television correspondent, and senior executive consultant with Johnson & Johnson. A regular advisor to Fortune 500 C suite executives, she is a frequent guest on high-profile television and radio programs, a featured contributor to the Huffington Post, a former judge for the Miss America Pageant, and a member of the Women's Leadership Board, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Tamara lives with her husband and daughter in Princeton, New Jersey.

    Table of Contents

    Preface: FAQs: For Anyone in Doubt 11

    Introduction: Make Every Day Independence Day 15

    Part I The Reason to Believe (Recognized) 21

    Chapter 1 Success Is a Planned Event!® 23

    Chapter 2 Don't Honk the Wrong Horn!® Being True to Your Brand 35

    Chapter 3 Cinderella Had a Fairy Godmother: You Don't! 45

    Chapter 4 Apology Not Accepted 55

    Chapter 5 Say What You Mean: Not What You Think They Want to Hear 63

    Chapter 6 Sharing Is for Sissies: Directing Desired Outcomes 73

    Part II Reinvention Tension (Rewarded) 81

    Chapter 7 Vent With a Purpose 83

    Chapter 8 Assertive, Not Aggressive: Nobody Likes a Bitch 93

    Chapter 9 What Goes Around, Comes Around 105

    Chapter 10 Don't Be Invisible: You Never Get More Than You Ask For 117

    Part III Edge the Ledge (Promoted) 129

    Chapter 11 Right Ladder, Wrong Wall 131

    Chapter 12 The Essence Of I.C.E.D.® 147

    Chapter 13 Adavancin in the 21st Century: "Who and How" in the "New and Now" 161

    Chapter 14 It's Showtime! 177

    Epilogue: Clearing the Way 189

    Notes 203

    Bibliography 209

    Index 219

    About the Author 223

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