Brilliant Personal Development Your essential guide to an all-round successful life

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-02-15
  • Publisher: FT Press
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The complete personal development book, showing readers how to achieve a happy, successful and fulfilling life at home and at work. This book will lead readers through the four major areas of personal development to show them how to achieve a happy, successful and fulfilling life at home and at work: 1) Readers will find out more about themselves, what drives them and what they're good at. 2) They will learn about the essential ‘life tools' to build their confidence and effectiveness. 3) They will discover the powers of body language, rapport and persuasion to engage and impress whoever they meet. 4) Finally, this book will focus on professional life; how to build their presenting, negotiating, networking, managing skills, and much more, to help them take their career wherever they want to. Written by a psychologist with extensive experience helping people hone their life and work skills, and with lots more material online, this is your essential guide to an all-round successful life. Online support - each chapter will have extra exercises online, with this added content the reader will get more than a book.

Author Biography

Max Eggert is a psychologist and author of numerous books including, Perfect Interview Answers (Random House, 2006), Body Language at Work (MPB, 2010) and Brilliant Body Language (Prentice Hall Life, 2010).

Table of Contents

 Understanding who I am


·    Discovering personal strengths and blind spots

·    My motivations

·    Choosing the future

·    Setting the goals


Developing personal skills


·    Developing self esteem and personal confidence

·    How to learn

·    Assertiveness skills

·    Managing stress

·    Dealing with change and loss

·    Managing fear

·    Motivating self


Building interpersonal skills


·    Body language of self and others

·    Achieving rapport

·    Persuading with integrity

·    Dealing with difficult people

·    Resolving conflict


 Achieving career success


·    Managing your career

·    Using team skills

·    Networking

·    Negotiating

·    Making presentations

·    Passing the interview

·    Managing your boss

·    Getting exposure

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