The Life Skills IQ Test: 10 Self-Quizzes to Measure Your Practical Intelligence

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Penguin, Oct 2, 2007 - Psychology - 272 pages
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Learn expert tips to maximize your essential life skills with ten self-quizzes to measure your practical intelligence.
Do you have trouble communicating to coworkers, friends and loved ones? To whom do you find yourself saying "yes" when you mean "no"? Do you hesitate when making important decisions? What leisure activities do you enjoy that you can’t afford?
How you answer these questions says more about you than you imagine. The Life Skills IQ Test can provide a new direction for personal fulfillment and professional success, because it goes beyond the traditional definition of “intelligence” to address the practical life skills successful people share—from money, time, and emotional management to communication abilities, assertiveness, and conflict resolution.
Now, from an expert in the field of career counseling and assessment comes the only quiz and analysis book that can help you to determine your Life Skills IQ—and in turn, enable you to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, make effective decisions, and lead a more successful, satisfying, and productive life.

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John J. Liptak, EdD, frequently conducts workshops on assessment-related topics. including The Washington Post, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Associated Press. His work has also been featured on MSNBC, CNN Radio and on the PAX/ION television series, "Success without a College Degree."

John has 15 years of experience in providing counseling services to individuals and groups in a variety of settings including job training programs, correctional institutions, and colleges and universities. In addition, John has about ten years of teaching experience as an assistant professor.

With Kathy Khalsa and Ester Leutenberg, he has written three other comprehensive books for teachers and counselors to use with their students and clients: The Self-Esteem Program, The Social Skills Program and The Stress Management Program: Inventories, Activities & Educational Handouts.

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