Personal Development for Life and Work

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Cengage Learning, Feb 3, 2010 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
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Personal Development for Life and Work 10e is an easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical text focused on helping students better understand themselves, discover their potential, and prepare for successful employment. Chapter topics are all about gaining self-awareness, developing soft skills and strong communication skills, and adopting professional workplace attitudes and skills to succeed in the workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It's All About You; 2) It's All About Communicating; 3) It's All About Working with Others; 4) It's All About Workplace Success. Chapters are arranged in short sections that include self-assessments, case studies, and activities that are appropriate for both business and personal situations. Topics keep the reader's attention; coverage is thorough without being overwhelming. End-of-chapter features includes Points to Remember, Key Terms, Bookmark It, Activities, and Case Studies.
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Contents

Its all about You
1
Its all about Communicating
85
Its all about working with others
223
Its all about Workplace Success
341
Endnotes
445
Glossary
449
Index
455
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L. Ann Masters is Administrator of Curriculum/Instruction in the Nebraska Department of Education. Her extensive teaching experience includes nearly 30 years in business and career education. She has taught a wide variety of communications, human relations, and business courses at both the secondary and postsecondary levels. Her administative experience inlcudes positions as Director of Business Education in the Nebraska Department of Education and Member of the National Board of Directors for Future Business Leaders of America. She has published texts in business communication, business English, and human relations and is a frequent conference participant and speaker for state and national career and technical education and business education associations.

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