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.
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.
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Key Skills for Professionals will help you understand and develop the skills you need to be truly professional in a fiercely competitive environment. The areas covered in this book are useful not only to those qualifying for a profession but also for those people who are already working in a
professional services business. Practising and demonstrating these skills effectively will help you in your day-to-day work, and could enhance your career progression. Based on their knowledge, experience and expertise, the authors first explain the theory and applicability of each skill area and
then provide practical and realistic advice as to how to apply those skills in the working environment on a daily basis. Each chapter explains appropriate management tools and theories in plain language using practical exercises, realistic and relevant case studies and tools for analysing
self-awareness, communication styles, financial and commercial awareness and effective writing. The book also contains useful summaries and ideas for further reading.
Application forms are designed to filter out unsuitable applicants and to ensure candidates for interview can be assessed objectively. How do you make sure that you pitch yourself properly and ensure your job application is more successful than those of others in the candidate pool? This book holds
the answer.Preparing the Perfect Job Application is written for today's candidate, seeking success in an ever-competitive and more unforgiving jobs market. The book brims with focused, pertinent and insightful advice designed to help you highlight your real talents and demonstrate how they would be
useful to your prospective employer on your application form or letter.Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable sample application forms.
Shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year 2012http://yearbook.managers.org.uk/the-commuters-read-shortlistDealing with office politics, conflict and difficult people at work, without compromising your values and integrity, can be tricky. With case studies and examples, Savvy will help you
understand colleagues' behaviour and power dynamics at work, and learn how to negotiate them successfully.Practical and insightful, Savvy will enable you to master the necessary skills to deal with difficult situations. It includes step-by-step advice on how tobuild a network, develop the right
mindset, handle conflict, manage your boss, influence others and deal with a bully.Savvy is the essential office survival guide that will help you to boost your career and ensure your professional success.
In Succeed for Yourself, Richard Denny shows how you can transform your individual dream of success into reality. Crammed with common-sense advice and inspiring ideas, Succeed for Yourself will take you on a journey of self-discovery that will help you seize your self-belief, set goals and achieve
them, overcome setbacks and rejection, become highly motivated and find happiness at home and at work.Richard Denny believes that everybody has the potential within them for achieving success, wealth and happiness. The power of his message resonates with people from all walks of life, and Succeed
for Yourself gives you the opportunity to put his ideas into practice.
Emotional Intelligence is the ability to be aware of one's own emotions and those of other people. In today's workplace more and more companies are using emotional intelligence tests to vet job applicants and assess staff as they recognise that positive behaviours are just as important as technical
expertise. Test Your Emotional Intelligence will help you to think about various aspects of your personality and identify your strengths and weaknesses. Each test is followed by analysis and assessment that will help you to develop your potential, build on your strengths and improve on areas of
weakness. It will help you to think about your social intelligence, self-confidence, your level of assertiveness as well as your ability to cope under pressure. There are no right or wrong answers, but practising the types of questions you may face will calm nerves and equip you with self knowledge
you need to always be one step ahead.
Emotional intelligence, more than IQ and technical know-how, gives a valuable competitive edge to organizations and is crucial to the success of individuals. Used to its full advantage, emotional intelligence can improve relationships with vital business contacts to achieve your desired outcomes,
help you perform better at interview and job applications and improve your decision making on a day to day basis.By applying the principles of emotional intelligence to the working environment and describing familiar situations in jargon-free language, Understanding Emotional Intelligence will show
you how to negotiate more effectively, develop leadership skills, develop an emotionally aware organisation, use EQ as a management strategy, manage relationships with colleagues and develop your self-confidence.Featuring ten traits of emotionally intelligent people and including advice on social
networking and communication, Understanding Emotional Intelligence provides clear and realistic guidance in a common sense way, helping you to make radical changes in the way you approach people, life and work.
Have you ever wondered how some people constantly achieve success in the workplace and in everyday life? Do you wish you knew more about how they think and behave? Understanding NLP will take you a step closer to sharing their success by showing you how to achieve personal and organizational goals.
By applying the principles of NLP to the working environment and describing familiar situations in jargon-free language, it provides insights into interpersonal differences, selling and negotiation, influencing skills and the use of language. Further simplifying the key concepts of NLP and with
greater emphasis on the differences between rapport and relationship and how both can be better developed and managed, Understanding NLP provides even more clarity and guidance in a simple and common sense way, helping you to make radical changes in the way you approach people, life and work.
The internet is vast and can be an inhospitable place for organizations and individuals trying to make their mark. To stand out in the crowd, you need to learn how to be creative online and get your various profiles on different websites working in tandem to promote your brand and your business.
You.com gives vital advice on how to manage your online image using tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to your best advantage. It shows how you can stay connected to the things that matter (via RSS feeds, news feeds, netvibes, etc) and includes essential tips on using online
networking to find a better job, recruit staff or identify new people to work with.
Illustrated by fascinating international case studies from businesses and individuals such as Richard Sambrook, former Director of BBC World Service and Global News, Nancy William of Tiger Two, Gill Carrick of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson and Dulce Merritt of Barbican Consulting, this book
tells you all you need to know to improve your visibility online and ensure a high ranking on search engines.
With illuminating examples of how an online image can go wrong, and invaluable advice on how to put it right, You.com will help you to get control, get noticed and get the results you want from your online profile.