What's going on with the world of work? Will my job exist in five years' time? What's 'disruption' all about, and what does it mean for me? Jobs don't look like they used to. In this age of innovation, staying in control of your work life can feel overwhelmingly challenging.
So what does it take to have - and be in control of - a successful and fulfilling career? Career Fear (and how to beat it) will help you answer this question for yourself.In this practical and reassuring book, you'll explore the perspective, mindset and uniquely human skills you need for a resilient
and thriving career - without the fear.
From understanding how the world of work is changing, to self-reflection and developing your critical thinking; author Somi Arian guides you through everything you need to be ready for an exciting and varied journey through life and work.
Packed with clear, useful examples and inspiring case studies, Career Fear (and how to beat it) helps you beat that career fear and prepare to succeed - no matter where your career takes you.
Considering career development in the current and future work landscape, this book explores a leading-edge framework for careers, drawing on design thinking to apply career planning to a wide range of individual contexts.
The book encompasses diverse stakeholders at various stages of the career process, including career seekers, employers, trainers and educators to demonstrate the creation and flow of value for effective careers in a fast-moving and dynamically altering labour market.
Using a design thinking framework, Ann M. Brewer presents compelling evidence of the need for career strategising to assist all workers in achieving their career aspirations and goals. This hands-on approach addresses the emotional and cognitive investment of career thinking and planning from an
early career stage to a late career stage perspective, while the key emphasis on prototyping provides an opportunity to change the way careers are created.
This far-reaching, well-rounded, highly creative, solutions-oriented framework is a useful resource for professionals and students considering future career progression within any work context, and researchers of employability, career management and career thinking.
Confidence is the foundation of success. It empowers you to do more and do it better. While many of us have learnt to fake it to limited affect, how many of us can say that we have cultivated self-belief from within? By navigating the fascinating psychological theories and latest thinking,
Confidence at Work takes you on a journey of self discovery to help you become bold, charismatic and influential at work. Beginning with an in-depth questionnaire to understand your 'confidence quotient,' it encompasses leading theories and insights including those of Daniel Goleman and Tony Buzan.
Including twenty case studies of successful people from all walks of life, Confidence at Work will help you understand the reasons behind lack of confidence and overcome any hindrances, ensuring that you can handle difficult people with elegance, create your own personal brand and excel in your
Are you looking to cut through the crowd of graduate job-seekers? To craft your edge in the saturated job market? Then you need the BE-EDGE Method. The BE-EDGE Method provides a step-by-step guide that connects job seekers to target employers through a process of case consulting. It
creates an opportunity for the new or established professional to carve out their own space in an industry of choice, by establishing a relationship of trust with and proving their value to an industry insider. The method shows readers how to:
Elucidate their professional CORE, strategically identifying a space in the market that will best fit their multidimensional profile and selecting a case to work on;
Develop TRUST with an industry insider on the basis of deep understanding and storytelling--as an industry researcher, company biographer, and case writer;
Generate VALUE for a company by making a concrete contribution and offering action-based solutions in the form of a consulting case report; and
Excite insiders with the candidate's fit for a company and their potential to add value in the industry.
These steps allow the BE-EDGE Method to help young graduates to enhance their employability, as well as helping life-long learners to redefine and craft their own space in the market when looking to change careers. Including testimonials from students of this method, this book is unmissable for
anyone looking to create their own space in industry.
Develop Your Leadership Skills is leadership guru John Adair's most accessible title on leadership. This essential pocket guide will boost your confidence levels, inspire you and guide you on your journey to becoming a leader of excellence. Acknowledged as a world expert, John Adair offers
stimulating insights into recognizing and developing individual leadership qualities, acquiring personal authority and, most importantly, mastering core leadership functions such as planning, communicating and motivating. Fully updated for 2019, this 4th edition now features even more practical
exercises, useful templates, and top tips to improve or develop your leadership skills, this guide distils the essence of John Adair's teaching and provides a framework for becoming an effective leader.The Creating Success series of books...Unlock vital skills, power up your performance and get
ahead with the bestselling Creating Success series. Written by experts for new and aspiring managers and leaders, this million-selling collection of accessible and empowering guides will get you up to speed in no time. Packed with clever thinking, smart advice and the kind of winning techniques
that really get results, you'll make fast progress, quickly reach your goals and create lasting success in your career.
Emotional Fitness Coaching is the practical approach to applying the principles of emotional intelligence to the workplace to create a healthy, positive and creative environment in every situation. Based on thirty years experience in the field, it offers a toolkit for people to be better managers,
leaders and professionals while also feeling more at ease with the interpersonal skills vital to any business relationships. Using a storytelling approach it covers a range of techniques including Power Listening, Learning from Experience, the power of Group Dialogue, Creating Balance and Emotional
Fitness Storytelling. Each tool is described and examples given of how each could be used in various work circumstances. Exercises throughout the text provide the opportunity for the reader to apply the tools directly to their own context.
Is work taking over your life? Is your life interfering with your success at work? Work-life balance is ever-evolving and can be hard to find and maintain, especially as your career develops and circumstances change. Get A Life! is a highly practical handbook to help you do just that. Written by
experienced coach, counsellor and wellbeing consultant Rick Hughes, this book covers everything from assessing your own needs, delegation and workload management and the myths of perfectionism, to managing and investing in relationships at work and at home, considering professional and personal
development, and creativity and self-worth. With a wealth of advice, case studies and useful action plans founded in over 25 years of real-world experience, Get A Life! will help you find the balance that works for you, now.
Do you want to have great ideas? Do you want to break out of the rut of conventional thinking? Would you like to be a genius? Would presenting brilliant ideas help in your job, career and social life?How to be a Brilliant Thinker will help you to achieve all these ideals, by helping you to think in
powerful new ways. It shows you how to harness techniques in lateral thinking, analytical thinking, problem analysis, idea generation and other areas so that you become much more creative. You will be able to conceive, evaluate and implement great ideas as well as improve your memory, sell your
ideas and win arguments. It is packed with practical methods that you can put to immediate use, backed up by exercises, puzzles, quizzes, graphics and illustrations.
Straightforward, easy to read and practical, How to Deal with Stress, 3rd edition will put you back in charge of your life. Written by two internationally-recognized experts in the field of stress management, Cooper and Palmer provide a thorough understanding of the psychological causes of stress
and the resulting physical effects, enabling you to build your own personal plan, improve well-being and enhance your performance at work.Full of insight and examples from real people, a brand new chapter provides a practical worksheet to help you develop your problem solving skills and reduce
stress day-to-day. Crammed full of techniques on how to deal with stressed employees and colleagues, How to Deal with Stress will help you achieve the ultimate long term goal.
Becoming a partner in a professional services firm is for many ambitious fee-earners the ultimate goal. But in this challenging industry, with long hours, high pressure and even higher expectations, how do you stand out from the crowd? How do you build the most effective relationships? And how do
you find the time to do all of this and still have a fulfilling personal life? Now in its third edition, How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life equips individuals at the start of their career through to partner with the skills needed to reach and succeed at the leadership level.How to Make
Partner and Still Have a Life details the expectations and realities of being a partner and outlines how you can continue to achieve once you have obtained the much-coveted role. This edition is updated with guidance on developing the right mindset for success and the importance of mentoring and
sponsorship. There is a specific focus on women and BAME professionals and the challenges faced by individuals coming from non-traditional or under-represented backgrounds. Heather Townsend and Jo Larbie provide a guide to help you tackle common obstacles and work smarter - not harder - to reach the
top. Start your journey to partnership and still have the time for a life outside of work.