Succeed on your Own Terms

Succeed on your Own Terms

Lessons From Top Achievers Around the World on Developing your Unique Potential

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Baker & Taylor
The founder of one of the world's leading consulting firms offers the benefit of his wisdom, urging competitiveness, self-discipline, and a positive self-image as the keys to success while offering profiles of and interviews with successful people as evidence that his theories are accurate. A proven system for discovering and developing your "success attributes" Self-discipline, Competitiveness. And a positive sense of one's self. According to Herb Greenberg, founder of the worldleading consulting firm Caliper, these traits make up the "psychology of a winner." Blind since birth, Greenberg's inspiring journey toward Caliper's creation taught him that the secret to success lies in the ability to identify one's unique strengths, and then tap into them. Succeeding on Your Own Terms helps you pinpoint your unique winning abilities and transform them into business and career success. Built around the personality profile designed by Caliper to assess the personality traits of clients worldwide, this book features: Step-by-step guidelines to help you conduct your own psychological assessment tests Strategies for using the results to discover your own strengths, and parlay them into extraordinary success detailed profiles and interviews with three dozen recognized top achievers in a wide variety of professional fields. Real-life success stories to live by and learn from renowned for its phenomenal success in analyzing a person's strengths and weaknesses, Herb Greenberg's Caliper profile has been used by more than 2 million employees. Now Greenberg brings the power of that profile to readers who want to maximize their own strengths for success. Through analysis of and interviews with a wide range of successful people, as well as an in-depth profile readers can take, Succeeding on Your Own Terms helps readers harness personal "defining qualities" to create outstanding career and life success. This book features: Fascinating in-depth profiles of and interviews with Roger Staubach, Senator Barbara Boxer, David Oreck, Ben Vereen, and many others from the worlds of entertainment, sports and business. Includes a personality profile designed by the experts at Caliper to help readers assess their own defining success qualities; Greenberg's consulting services have been used by major corporations including FedEx and Wal Mart.

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& Taylor

The founder of one of the world's leading consulting firms offers the benefit of his wisdom, urging competitiveness, self-discipline, and a positive self-image as the keys to success while offering profiles of and interviews with successful people as evidence that his theories are accurate. 20,000 first printing.

McGraw Hill

WHAT MAKES TOP ACHIEVERS SUCCESSFUL?

Is it more energy? Luck? Drive? Focus? Vision? These are some of the questions answered in Herb Greenberg and Patrick Sweeney's illuminating book, Succeed on Your Own Terms.

Greenberg and Sweeney spent two years traveling in more than two dozen countries interviewing some of the world's most accomplished individuals - including renowned architect Michael Graves; Chief Financial Officer of Dun and Bradstreet, Sara Mathew; former Dallas Cowboy Roger Staubach; legendary civil rights advocate Congressman John Lewis; actor Ben Vereen; Holocaust survivor Samuel Pisar; President of Home Depot Canada, Annette Verschuren; mountain climber Rebecca Stephens; the shortest NBA player of all time, Muggsy Bogues; Senator Barbara Boxer; cancer survivor Janet Lasley; and Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie.

Through in-depth interviews and results from a comprehensive personality assessment, the authors uncover the defining qualities that set each of these remarkable individuals apart.These inspiring individuals exemplify 19 defining qualities that can drive your success, such as

* Optimism * Resilience * Empathy * Persuasiveness * Courage * Perseverance * Willingness to Take Risks * Creativity * Competitiveness * Confidence * Self-Awareness

And you'll learn how to identify these qualities in yourself by taking a free, in-depth personality assessment that can help you discover your unique potential and strengths. Then you will be poised to seek out situations that play to your natural abilities, recognize your defining moments and seize opportunities to succeed on your own terms.



Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780071445344
007144534X
Branch Call Number: 650.1 G79
Characteristics: xvi, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sweeney, Patrick 1952-

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