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One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One
by Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz

While most people agree that having a mentor is a good thing, they don’t know how to find one or use one. And despite widespread approval for the idea of being a mentor, most people don’t think they have the time or skills to do so.



Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Common Traps in Life & Work Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Common Traps in Life & Work
by David M.R. Covey and Stephan Mardyks

Trap Tales is your guide to avoiding seven obstacles that ensnare people every day. We all fall into traps, and we often don't even realize it until we're firmly entrenched, struggling for air—and the harder we try to climb out, the deeper we sink. But what if there were another way? What if we could spot traps from a distance, and avoid them entirely? In this book, authors David M. R. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks train you in the art of Trapology.



Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life
by Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith

Lifestorming is the indispensably practical handbook for becoming the person you want to be. Redesign your life, friends, behaviors, and beliefs to move closer to your goals every single day, guided by expert insight and deep introspection. Written by a veteran author team behind almost 100 books on human behavior, this guide helps you learn why you do things the way you do them, and how to do them better.



Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot—and Relaunch Their Careers Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot—and Relaunch Their Careers
by Wendy Sachs

We are in the midst of a wild job market. Women hear words like hustle and grit and are told we need to think strategically, cultivate our own brands, and sell ourselves. But how do we do that? How do we pivot or radically relaunch our careers? How do we become unapologetically bold and badass—the boss of our own future?



Life Word: Discover Your One Word to Leave a Legacy Life Word: Discover Your One Word to Leave a Legacy
by Jon Gordon

In One Word that will Change your Life authors Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page helped readers discover their yearly word to live with more intention, focus and purpose. Now with Life Word they help readers discover a word that will significantly impact their life and legacy.



50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life 50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life
by Robert L. Dilenschneider

Whether you intend to find a new career direction, grow within the field you know, start your own business, or are finally ready to realize a long-held dream, this inspiring and fact-filled guide provides a game plan for success.



The Bigs: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Choose a Career, Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, Stay Out of Trouble, and Live A Happy Life The Bigs: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Choose a Career, Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, Stay Out of Trouble, and Live A Happy Life
by Ben Carpenter

In addition to being a captivating story, with lessons learned from one’s man life and career, The Bigs gives you all the real world secrets and tools you need to survive, thrive, and have fun in the big leagues of life.



The Critical First Years of Your Professional Life The Critical First Years of Your Professional Life
by Robert L. Dilenschneider

The first years of your professional life are critical to long-term success in any field. The skills you acquire, the contacts you make, and the lessons you learn will help you remain involved, adaptable, and always ahead of the curve. Now a seasoned veteran of the workplace shares his insights, tips, and experiences in a thoroughly updated edition of a career-planning classic.



Earn What You're Really Worth: How to Maximize Your Income at Any Time in Any Market Earn What You're Really Worth: How to Maximize Your Income at Any Time in Any Market
by Brian Tracy

Earn What You're Really Worth is for every person who works in any competitive industry, including staff members or executives who want to earn more money; people in job transition; students entering the workplace; and every unemployed person who wants to get back into the workforce.



Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide 2012 Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide 2012
by Martin Yate

For 25 years plus, Martin Yate has shown the way for millions of job seekers. Now you can turn to him for a proven method to put your career on track. This guide includes: a revised section on how to ace the job interview, writing a killer resume guidance, New advice on long-term career management. Jobs are coming back; the market is rebounding. You need this book because it's time to take control of your career and your life.



The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success
by Darren Hardy

Do you want success? More success than you have now? And even more success than you ever imagined possible? That is what this book is about. Achieving it. As publisher of SUCCESS magazine, author Darren Hardy has heard it all, seen it all, and tried most of it. This book reveals the core principles that drive success.



The Big Enough Company: Creating a Business That Works for You The Big Enough Company: Creating a Business That Works for You
by Adelaide Lancaster and Amy Abrams

Drawing on the true stories of nearly 100 entrepreneurs and their own experiences, Abrams and Lancaster guide readers through the best principles that really matter when you work for yourself -- Figure out what's in it for you; Find a role that suits your strengths and Embrace experimentation.