No Fears, No Excuses

What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career

Author: Larry Smith

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 1443445215

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Over the past three decades, professor Larry Smith has become something of a “career whisperer” for his students at the University of Waterloo. Each year, millions of talented college and university students graduate with little or no real sense of what their next step will be, yet they are determined not to settle for so-so careers; they are looking for great careers. Smith points out that only a few fortunate souls are born knowing exactly what they want to pursue in life. The rest of us have to stop making excuses and start asking ourselves tough questions about achieving our goals. In his straightforward, no-nonsense approach, Smith itemizes and dismisses all the usual excuses, fears and worries that people hide behind when trying to find their true direction. His unusual take on this challenging conundrum is both universal and timely, and his stunning TEDx talk on this subject has been viewed by more than six million people so far. This is the perfect book for all college graduate who are wondering where they fit into the world, or for mid-career men and women who find themselves heading down the wrong path. It won't necessarily be easy, but if you follow Smith’s guidance, your career dreams can indeed come true.

No Fears, No Excuses

What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career

Author: Larry Smith

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544663284

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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“Larry Smith has hit on the new millennium’s major career issue.” —Booklist “Have you ever had a conversation with someone about your life that leaves you feeling so elated that you have goosebumps? This is a typical result of how I feel after chatting with Larry.” —M. Azam Javed, Tesla “Had it not been for the time I was able to spend with Professor Smith during my university years gaining his advice on career success, I would not be where I am today.” —Mike McCauley, Google Over the past three decades, Professor Larry Smith has become something of a “career whisperer” for his students at the University of Waterloo. His stunning TEDx talk on finding your calling has been viewed by more than six million people and counting. This book captures the best of his advice in a one-stop roadmap for your future. Showcasing his particular mix of tough love and bracing clarity, Smith itemizes all the excuses and worries that are holding you back—and deconstructs them brilliantly. After dismantling your hidden mental obstacles, he provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to go about identifying and then pursuing your true passion. There’s no promising it will be easy, but the straight-talking, irrepressible Professor Smith buoys you with the inspiration necessary to stay the course.

Get a Great Career: Flash

Author: Bernice Walmsley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444141627

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 96

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Do you feel that your mojo has definitely headed over the hill and hasn't even sent a postcard? We all have moments when we feel that life has become boring or tedious and though a chnage of job or career might seem the answer that's noty always possible, especially in these tough times.There are lots of reasons why anyone might feel constrained by thier job and long to break out but there are just as many solutions. This book will help you to understand who you are and what you need and, from there, how to get what you want whether it's moving on or making the most of where you are. With lots of practical tools to understand your own motivation and identify opportunities it will help you find your mojo and maybe even fall back in love with your job!

Die Traumjoblüge

Warum Leidenschaft die Karriere killt

Author: Cal Newport

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593420783

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 245

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"Folge deiner Leidenschaft, dann erntest du das große Geld", das klingt nach einem tollen Rat. Aber für die meisten führt es nur zu beruflichen Fehlstarts und ständigem Job-Hopping. Denn Leidenschaft allein reicht nicht, um in einem Job glücklich zu werden. Cal Newport zeigt anhand zahlreicher Fallbeispiele und mit vielen praktischen Hinweisen den verblüffend einfachen Ausweg: Wer Zeit und Mühe darauf verwendet, in dem, was er tut, immer besser zu werden, der wird mit zunehmender Meisterschaft immer mehr Gefallen an seiner Tätigkeit finden. Das ist der beste Baustein für Zufriedenheit im Job und eine große Karriere.

Great Work Great Career

Interactive Edition

Author: Stephen R. Covey,Jennifer

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633532178

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 72

View: 6036

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Great Work, Great Career - NEW Interactive Edition! As we live through successive economic earthquakes that shake the core of our society, it can be difficult to maintain one's footing. Still, Covey argues there is a positive side to these tumultuous times, provided one is willing to take a chance and go with it. Welcome this wild and demanding new world and embrace the opportunities it presents. Covey tells us, don't just settle for a job; you want a great job. Great Work, Great Career - NEW Interactive Edition can help you find that great job and beyond that, a whole career. You will learn how to: - Create your own career opportunities and make a real difference in a terrific job of your choosing. - Define your unique strengths and the exact niche in the market that you can fulfill. - Build relationships with key support people. - Create an outstanding resume - and more. Stephen R. Covey is perhaps the most respected business thinker of our time, and his associate Jennifer Colosimo bring us this thorough handbook for anyone who is seeking a job and a more fulfilling career. Their work is full of indispensable advice and tools.

Career Talk

Everything You Need to Know to Have a Great Career

Author: Andre Castillo

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781512020564

Category:

Page: 248

View: 1897

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Ever wonder why some people get faster promotions, and seem happy to go work every day too? Why some people earn more, and become leaders, seemingly overnight? Want to be one of those people too, but don't want to read those 30 books people keep telling you to read to get there? Career Talk is the only book that uses data-driven techniques across business, science, psychology, economics, and technology to teach you what it truly takes to get those promotions, leadership roles, and simpler, happier days at work in any job. Don't take a hundred classes or read dozens of books to learn how. You just need to read this one.

Become a Chef : Your Trick to a Great Career

Career Exploration, #3

Author: Lorraine Allison

Publisher: Lorraine Allison

ISBN: 1386884413

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Have you ever imagined what it would feel like if you were a chef? You see all these celebrity chefs on TV. You feel like they have the best jobs in the world because they get to talk to all these celebrities and cook delicious food that you want to take out of the screen. But seriously speaking, how do you think they became chefs? And, if you want to be one, too, what are the steps that you need to do? By reading Become a Chef: Your Ticket to a Great Career, you'd learn everything you need to know about how to become a chef. Some of the things you'd learn from this book include: • The first steps that you should take towards this career; • The benefits of being a chef; • Advantages and disadvantages of being a chef; • How much you will be able to earn, and; • Educational attainment and Skills needed, among others! Read this book now and be on your way to becoming a great chef!

Graduate to a Great Career

How Smart Students, New Graduates and Young Professionals can Launch BRAND YOU

Author: Catherine Kaputa

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473643821

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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This is the most important moment in your career. Branding guru Catherine Kaputa will show you how to get it right. In today's job market, competition is fierce. After college many graduates fall back to earth with a bump and struggle to launch a career in their chosen field. But what if you changed the way you thought about applications? What if, instead of getting bogged down in the search process, you approached your resume like a marketer launching an exciting new brand? Marketing guru and brand strategist Catherine Kaputa is an expert in personal branding and knows exactly how to make an application sizzle. Drawing on her years of experience, insightful case-studies of recent graduates, and fascinating insider details from companies like Nike, Volvo, and Google, Kaputa will help you to navigate the career landscape as she shares her strategy for standing out from other applicants, in even the most competitive industries. Graduate to a Great Career will give you the tools you need to surviveand show you how to thrive by creating 'Brand You'.

Wege statt Irrwege

Wo Menschen und Firmen die gleichen Fehler machen und warum Wirtschaftstheorien uns zu einem glücklicheren Leben verhelfen können

Author: Clayton M. Christensen,Karen Dillon,James Allworth

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3864702658

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 7163

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Scheidungen, kein Kontakt zu den Kindern, Gefängnis wegen Betrugs - all das hat Harvard-Professor Clayton M. Christensen bei ehemaligen Kommilitonen gesehen und es hat ihn zum Nachdenken angeregt: Wie konnte es so weit kommen? Und wie macht man es besser? Seine Überlegungen führten Christensen zu den drei grundlegenden Fragen: Wie führe ich ein glückliches und sinnerfülltes Privatleben? Wie werde ich beruflich erfolgreich und habe Freude an meiner Arbeit? Und wie vermeide ich es, im Gefängnis zu landen? Er findet die Antworten in Wirtschaftstheorien, die er auf persönliche Lebensentscheidungen überträgt - so zum Beispiel die Einführung einer Familienkultur, um den eigenen Kindern Leitlinien an die Hand zu geben. Dabei gibt er jedoch nicht rigide Verhaltensregeln vor, sondern liefert Denkanstöße, mit deren Hilfe der Leser zu seiner ganz persönlichen, maßgeschneiderten Strategie für ein erfülltes und erfolgreiches Leben gelangt.

A Great Career

A One-act Play

Author: Charles Dizenzo

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822204800

Category: Drama

Page: 34

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Talk Like TED

The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

Author: Carmine Gallo

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447261267

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 9001

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Discover the secrets to a perfect TED Talk and learn how to deliver an exceptional presentation with Carmine Gallo's Talk Like TED. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. And yet the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. Communications coach and bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, Carmine Gallo has broken down the top TED Talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters to uncover the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. From 'Unleashing the Master Within' and 'Delivering Jaw Dropping Moments' to 'Sticking to the 18-minute Rule' Gallo provides a step-by-step method that makes it possible for anyone to create, design, and deliver a TED-style presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable. Ideas are the true currency of the 21st century, and Talk Like TED gives readers a way to create presentations around the ideas that matter most to them, presentations that will energize their audiences to spread those ideas, launch new initiatives, and reach their highest goals.

Your Career: How To Make It Happen

Author: Lauri Harwood,Lisa Owens,Crystal Kadakia

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856678

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 4493

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A best-selling resource, YOUR CAREER: HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN, 9E helps readers move from job seeker to job finder. Packed with innovative resources, this step-by-step guide helps individuals find and keep the ideal job. This book introduces a manageable process for marketing oneself to prospective employers. Each chapter provides practical tips readers can apply to their own unique goals. Clear instruction guides readers through self-assessment, employer research, self-marketing, networking, writing a market-driven resume, and interviewing. Practical assignments and a technology-driven focus connect individuals directly with the business community and employers. Readers build a strong foundation for current and future job searches as YOUR CAREER, 9E introduces the tools needed to gain a competitive advantage in the workplace, reach career potential, and stand out as a strong candidate for jobs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Durchstarten zum Traumjob - Das Workbook

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593391112

Category: Law

Page: 92

View: 5944

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Wer auf der Suche nach seinem Traumjob ist, sollte ganz genau wissen, welche Talente und Fähigkeiten er hat – denn nur dann lässt sich herausfinden, welcher Job wirklich zu einem passt. Das Workbook kann begleitend zu dem Bestseller »Durchstarten zum Traumjob« von Richard Nelson Bolles durchgearbeitet werden, es lässt sich aber auch unabhängig davon als eigenständiges Übungs- und Arbeitsbuch benutzen. Jetzt komplett überarbeitet und in neuer Übersetzung.

How to Get Into College at 16

Author: John Hyatt

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557530512

Category:

Page: 27

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This book is a guide on how to get into college at 16. It explains the step by step process on what to do and not to do once you are in college.

Was wir von Steve Jobs lernen können

verrückt querdenken ; Strategien für den eigenen Erfolg

Author: Carmine Gallo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868813029

Category:

Page: 320

View: 9914

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Kaum eine andere Marke wird derart mit Innovation verbunden wie Apple. Wie viele andere Produkte gibt es schon, die ohne Rücksicht auf etwaige Fehler und den Preis bereits vor Erscheinen nachgefragt werden? Apple steht wie kein anderes Unternehmen für Innovationen - und maßgeblich verantwortlich dafür ist der sagenumwobene CEO Steve Jobs. Carmine Gallo hat die sieben Grundprinzipien herausgearbeitet, mit denen Steve Jobs zum innovativsten Unternehmer wurde: Tue nur, was du liebst - Hinterlasse einen starken Eindruck - Schalte deinen Verstand auf Vollgas - Verkaufe Träume, nicht Produkte - Sag nein zu 1000 Dingen - Sorge für verrückte, großartige Erlebnisse - Beherrsche deine Botschaft.

A Career as a Chef

Author: Susan Meyer

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448882451

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 9433

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The opportunities for plying one's trade as a chef are many and various—small neighborhood restaurants or large chains, country clubs and cruise ships, corporate or school cafeterias, and catering and private homes. For those who love cooking and the creative and healthful preparation of food, this is a rich and rewarding career, one that is always in demand. This book charts the various paths one can take to pursue a career in the culinary arts, while also highlighting the latest industry trends, including farm-to-table, locavore, and organic philosophies, practices, and techniques.

How to get a Specialty Training post

the insider's guide

Author: Danny C. G. Lim

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191621137

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Each year, thousands of junior doctors apply for highly competitive training jobs in a variety of specialties. Obtaining a training job can be a difficult and stressful process, with some specialties attracting 40 applicants per post. This book helps doctors to improve their chances of getting that highly sought-after post. It is a wide-ranging, accessible guide to the application process, covering every step, from online application to the selection panel. It includes essential tips on career development, interview technique, and specialty-specific advice.

The Career Programmer

Guerilla Tactics for an Imperfect World

Author: Christopher Duncan

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430201199

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 1124

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The crucial wisdom-guide to surviving within the programming industry in 2006. Provides raw material for surviving and thinking smart in today's industry. Delivered with the wit and aplomb to make a serious topic entertaining and palatable TE Conquer Master self-defense techniques to shield yourself, your project, and your code from corporate politics, arbitrary management decisions, and marketing-driven deadlines Explains how the individual programmer or project manager can work within the existing system to solve deadline problems and regain control of the development process

How to Have a Great Comedy Career - Joke Book #19: (steal These Jokes for Your Joke Routines)

Author: Ashley a. Lenartson

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781796540604

Category: Fiction

Page: 42

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I wrote this joke book for people who are not afraid to read books that might insult them with the topics discussed: the purpose of Comedy is to keep an Open Mind and to have fun no matter if it comes in book form, on stage or in a movie of play. Have FUN, FUN, FUN reading this books as that what it's for: Laughter Is The Best Medicine...Go Now, Read some of these jokes and have a laughter filled day: Seniors from viral flood photo get a happy ending...what exactly is a happy ending when you are much older...Once banged a guy in a cemetery. He told me he lived in a dumpster. He had a hot moist mangina . He let me bang him in his dumpster and after I came I jerked one out while he tugged at my balls and then we parted. He was a very nice man. Once watched a guy jack off in the Eastern Promenade Cemetery. Every time I tried to come closer he'd act like he was going to get up and leave. There's no such thing as death. Something you don't say to the mob ever. Did you know I'm Jewish: I'm tight with my $$$ & my ass's very tight. Everybody has a tight ass just like Fort Dix. My favorite place in the world is Fort Dix. I divorced my boyfriend: I threw her in the ocean. Lake titi caca. Oh, it's so nice to p with you oh it's so nice to p with you. Har har har, I'm a Pirate: well, blow me down. I'm a trooper, I like to take it in the pooper, I sit on tha' crapper, I think I'm kinda dapper, my boyfriend walks in, I think it's a sin, he pulls down his pants, then spreads his ass cheeks, he tells me I'm weak in the knees, he moves in closer, says can't you smell that smell, I say, "Let me get a whiff, is that my dinner?" He says, "Yes it is, now you're gonna suck my weiner," I say, "Yay, that's great, it's my deenar." If it's after 8 it's 2 late!!! Then he says, "You're not finished BOY, now it's time to suck my asshole out." I say, "YES SIR, YES SIR!!!" half mocking him and get right down to business!!! Chrissie Hynde = Chrissie takes it in the behind or Chrissie Behind...Choke cherries = I'd like to choke on her cherries as they're very ripe and sweet choke cherries.The Illuminati will do anything to bring down 'The Age of Kuntsent'. They really will. You want a child to have sex with then you'd better move to the South as in Tennessee or Asia as 'The Age of Consent' in Tennessee is 12 years older...then you can have all the hot illegal sex you want but be careful when you get caught in any other state. It's a really crazy and cold world that we live in. Children deserve respect not verbal pain and physical abuse. That's one reason I'm never having children in this life: I don't want them to turn out like I did. All dressed up with no place to go...I'll wait until my next life to give birth again. I've done it in past lives. I wish I could remember what I've done in my past lives and who I've been but the information is a closely guarded secret. I'm overwhelmed as it is. I must have had a lot of power in my past life as this life has turned out to be quite a doosey as in getting ripped off all the time and losing a ton of money...Life Lock = Life CockButterball turkey = I'll butter your balls 'n baste your twerky and turn it into turkey jerky Tampa = tampex = trampex Finger puppets = Finger fuckers Welcome to Black Hole, ME I sprained my penis trying to bang my girlfriend. When you have sex with your girlfriend don't get too excited. Be patient and be gentle with your penis. The rest can wait, it really can wait...What did the dog say when it didn't want to eat anymore after somebody rang the doorbell yup yup yup yup yup... J.O. = jerking off, jerk off, who wants to jerk me off right now? Cocktails = cock tails St. Nicholas = St. Dicholas Lunch = Funch, fucking after lunchSeitan = Satan doesn't really exist except 'Hell IS My Thoughts'...I'm related to the Devil & the God and Jesus is just alright with me... With Much Laughter, Maverick Ashley Lenartson

Career Renegade

How to Make a Great Living Doing What You Love

Author: Jonathan Fields

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 9780767931601

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 6439

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There’s a revolution brewing across the nation--a movement that’s changing lives and revealing little known paths to passion and prosperity. It’s about building a great living around what you love to do most. Once you’ve been touched by it, you’ll never be the same. This book is your way in, your admission ticket to the world of the career renegade. Jonathan Fields, mega-firm lawyer turned successful lifestyle entrepreneur, blogger and writer shows you how to turn your passion–whether it’s cooking or copy-writing, teaching or playing video games–into a better payday and a richly satisfying life. * Discover the 7 career renegade paths to prosperity * Tap technology to turn a seemingly moneyless passion into a goldmine * Rapidly test and tune your idea for free, from the comfort of your couch * Establish yourself as an authority in a new field with little or no investment * Cultivate the mission-driven, action-oriented career renegade mindset * Rally others to your cause, and convince them you’re not nuts Join the movement now…and take back your livelihood and life! From the Trade Paperback edition.