For courses in Life Skills, Career Education, Senior Transition and Personal/Professional Development.
This stand-alone guide/workbook explores the skills necessary for laying a good foundation for a business or personal life-without-struggle-i.e., critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills, and change-oriented, goal-setting skills. It presents easy-to-understand-and-use tools for achieving goal fulfillment on a minute-by-minute, day-by-day basis through goal setting, positive communication, conflict resolution, self-nurturing, time management, and career planning. By working through a variety of activities that require critical thinking and creativity, students develop a Personal Life Management Plan and discover the power of using new skills to become change agents for themselves.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 235 x 191 x 19 mm
"The topics...are valuable in a practical kind of way, developmentally appropriate, and up-to-date. In fact, I applaud the author for including so many important aspects involved in transition management." - Allyson M. Tanouye, University of Hawaii at Manoa
"I like the integration of interviews, professional coaching techniques, and application." - Linda Bush, ITT Educational Services, Inc.
"The strengths of each chapter are readability, suitability, and practicality. Our students will love the layout, the format, and the writing style of this textbook. Too, the information is quite up-to-date and the topical coverage is excellent." - T. Clifford Bibb, Alabama State University
"The approach is in sync with the field of transition from college to the workplace." - Bruce Bloom, DeVry Institute of Technology
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