This remarkable text of choice for students pursuing careers in agriculture makes any program complete with training for leadership, techniques for personal development, and how to select and succeed in a career. Described are characteristics of leaders, and the various leadership styles. To help students understand the way they learn and identify aptitudes and talents to facilitate career selection, learning styles are also emphasized. Discussion of personality types along with their relationship to leadership, learning, and communication styles allows students to have a greater awareness of self and others. Since personal development is key to confidence and success in the work place, the text offers practical insights on positive reinforcement and motivation, self-concept, goal-setting, problem-solving and public speaking. Among the chapters' contents are numerous student activities, review questions, and web sites. Additional information includes the rules and score sheets for the FFA Creed, Public Speaking, Extemporaneous Speaking and Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Events.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Weight: 1275 g
Dimensions: 180 x 210 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition