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Just doing your job won’t get you to the top, but what does it take? Soft skills are your secret weapon.
These days we’re all working harder and longer, but finding it harder than ever to make an impact and get the results we want. Traditional skills like being a good team player, a solid leader or a brilliant negotiator don’t seem to be as effective anymore. To really stand out, you need to be doing something different, something better.
You need The Advantage.
In this groundbreaking book, we set the scene for seven new skills that will propel you and your career forward. Through a combination of scientific research, no-nonsense advice, practical exercises and case studies, this book shows you how to understand, develop and use:
Adaptability - respond effectively to challenges and grab new opportunities
Resilience - learn from experience and attack the next challenge with equal boldness
Optimism - be the most positive person you know
Integrity - trust, values and honesty are the name of the game now as is authenticity
Critical thinking - challenge assumptions and find solutions
Pro-activity - thinking and acting ahead
Empathy - respect and nurture your relationships
STAY AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION.
A wonderful little goldmine of information for students. Lisa Day, Senior Lecturer, London Metropolitan University
Thus is one of the most important books I have been reading this year.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Love the way this is set out, wanted a book to review soft skills and this hit the mark. Well written, easy to follow and a must for anyone who wants to work on their... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Liz
I teach undergraduates and this book is a wonderful little goldmine of information for students. Each of the 7 personal competences is explored in detail and there are practical... Read morePublished 22 months ago by L Day
Really interesting read - very appropriate for today's business (and life in general). I'm self-employed and it can be a challenge to get motivated sometimes, but I was so inspired... Read morePublished on 10 Jun. 2013 by Genovefa Tiptaft
Thought provoking, easy to read and so informative. I have found it 'food' to enjoy, savor, and slowly digest. Read morePublished on 16 May 2013 by Fran Webster
With little time to spare, once started this book was hard to put down. Clearly set out into sections with useful memorable quotes/examples and headings, it was easy to read with... Read morePublished on 28 April 2013 by Jill Webber
Long a researcher and trainer in executive job skills, I'm relentlessly reviewing new ideas, theories and books on the needs of today's work place in the form of skills, to... Read morePublished on 20 April 2013 by Kat Hudson
There's a lot of text around describing how the world is changing and the impact it is having on how we function - shorter attention spans, the need to keep up with technology,... Read morePublished on 3 April 2013 by Julie