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Soft Skills for Hard Times

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Soft Skills for Hard Times - Ivory Dorsey Summary

Soft Skills for Hard Times is a hand book for the over achiever. It is written for people who understand that when competence is present, it is only the ticket to the game; it does not make one a player. It is a book for those who would invest resources in getting good and no time in getting chosen. It is a book for the potential high performer who constantly wonders why since they are so smartwhy is it that the seemingly average performer keeps getting ahead. These are hard timeswe need skills to navigate the course.

Championship Habits

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Championship Habits - Adolph Brown, III Summary

Most employees are educated and trained with the technical or hard skills necessary to perform their professions, but important components—soft skills—are often lacking. These skills represent a cluster of personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces that make a person a good employee and a compatible coworker. Developed for organizations that deal with customers face-to-face, Championship Habits outlines twenty core soft skills that author and successful entrepreneur Adolph Brown believes are the cornerstones of a successful business. Based on years of personal experience and research, he identified these core soft skills, or championship habits, which employees should possess. Some of them include: ● Strong work ethic ● Sociability ● Self-esteem ● Confidence ● Positive attitude ● Self-management ● Listening skills ● Social skills By translating cutting-edge theory into concise, hip language with lasting and emotional impact and including a host of illustrative examples, Championship Habits describes the importance of these twenty core personal qualities and interpersonal traits in a business environment. He shows how incorporating these championship habits at every turn will ensure that the workplace and the work itself are rewarding, profitable, and gratifying.

Teaching Soft Skills in a Hard World

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Teaching Soft Skills in a Hard World - Nancy Armstrong Melser Summary

This book will introduce fourteen of the most important soft skills in the field of education. It will explain how each skill is used in teaching as well as ideas for how to model and explain them in college classrooms, field experiences, and student teaching.

Championship Habits

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Championship Habits - Adolph Brown, III Summary

Most employees are educated and trained with the technical or hard skills necessary to perform their professions, but important components—soft skills—are often lacking. These skills represent a cluster of personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces that make a person a good employee and a compatible coworker. Developed for organizations that deal with customers face-to-face, Championship Habits outlines twenty core soft skills that author and successful entrepreneur Adolph Brown believes are the cornerstones of a successful business. Based on years of personal experience and research, he identified these core soft skills, or championship habits, which employees should possess. Some of them include: ● Strong work ethic ● Sociability ● Self-esteem ● Confidence ● Positive attitude ● Self-management ● Listening skills ● Social skills By translating cutting-edge theory into concise, hip language with lasting and emotional impact and including a host of illustrative examples, Championship Habits describes the importance of these twenty core personal qualities and interpersonal traits in a business environment. He shows how incorporating these championship habits at every turn will ensure that the workplace and the work itself are rewarding, profitable, and gratifying.

Soft Covers for Hard Times

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Soft Covers for Hard Times - Merikay Waldvogel Summary

Describes the unique character of quilts made during the Great Depression and shares patterns for Depression era quilts

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills

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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills - Peggy Klaus Summary

What's the hard truth? Soft skills get little respect but will make or break your career. Master your soft skills and really get ahead at work! Fortune 500 coach Peggy Klaus encounters individuals every day who excel at their jobs but aren't getting where they want to go. It's rarely a shortfall in technical expertise that limits their careers, but rather a shortcoming in their social, communication, and self-management behaviors. In The Hard Truth About Soft Skills Klaus delivers practical tools and techniques for mastering soft skills across the career spectrum. She shows how to: manage your workload handle the critics develop and promote your personal brand navigate office politics lead the troops and much more! Klaus reveals why soft skills are often ignored, while bringing their importance to life in her trademark style—straightforward, humorous, and motivating. Perfect for readers at all professional stages—from those who are just starting out to seasoned executives—this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to take his or her career to the next level.

Soft Skills Revolution

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Soft Skills Revolution - M. Kamin Summary

Soft skills are the cluster of personality traits, socialgraces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, andoptimism that characterize relationships with other people. Inincreasingly competitive environments, soft skills training can bea vital resource. Soft Skills Revolution offers trainers, organizationalleaders, and HR professionals a handy guide for building their softskills through a variety of methods including individualizedexercises and activities and structured training programs, as wellas informal learning, mentoring, and coaching. The book offersreaders information on the background of soft skills development,and suggestions for enhancing soft skills through traditionallearning programs as well as informal learning approaches. Soft Skills Revolution contains practical guidance forcreating an engaging learning experience that highlights suchimportant concepts as: Components for Clear Communication The Power of Yes Listening and the Language of Acceptance A Nine-Step Model for Problem Solving Interventions for Moving a Team to Results Giving Helpful Feedback Moving from Conflict to Cooperation In addition, The Leader's Connection section is designed forupper level management and facilitators who want to helporganizational leaders integrate the book's important concepts andskills into their interactions with team and staff members. "Kamin's engaging writing style, deep and down to earth atthe same time, makes this book an easy learning experience of the'hard' soft skills we all need to master. By developing these softskills we can make our world a better place!" —Isabel Rimanoczy, Legacycoach, Director Minervas, WomenChanging the World and author of Big Bang Being "Kamin has mastered the challenge of bringing soft skills tolife. Her simple definitions, clear examples, references to seminalauthors, focused questions, conceptual frameworks, and helpfulhints invite and encourage the reader to make these soft skillsher/his own." —Ernie Turner, president, LIM LLC and author of ActionReflection Learning

Soft Leadership for Hard Times

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Soft Leadership for Hard Times - George A. Goens Summary

All leaders want success and commitment. Through the use of poetry, Soft Leadership for Hard Times provides practitioners with a clear understanding of relationships that touch people and connect them to their calling and purpose.

Soft Skills Hard Results

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Soft Skills Hard Results - Anne Taylor Summary

Everyone says a great leader needs EQ, Emotional Intelligence, soft skills, blah, blah, blah. What does that even mean? Where do you start? Where’sthe line for that on the P&L? You might think that business is all about facts and figures. You probably prefer it that way. The truth is that as uncertainty and business complexity increases, successfulleaders need to embrace soft skills to get the best out of their people in a sustainable manner. In this succinct, no-nonsense approach, Anne Taylor shares: Key soft skills relevant for leadership and practical applications of how to use them every day drawn from real-life case studies Straightforward tools to better understand yourself, because your leadership starts with YOU Simple frameworks to communicate with others to get things done while building a stronger relationship with them (at the same time, how efficient!) Logical ideas you can try immediately with on-line support if you want it. All done in an easy to read, logical, organized manner for people who prefer factsand don’t consider themselves natural ‘people people.’ In a direct yet professional manner, Anne combines the results-oriented focus from her extensive business background in Fortune 100 corporations with her passion for personal awareness and conscious choice to help you get better results through your people, fast. The Practical Principles in this book, when applied, practiced and honed, can improve your effectiveness, impact and bottom-line results.

Minority MBA.

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Minority MBA. - N.A Summary

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Who's Who in Black Atlanta

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Who's Who in Black Atlanta - Sunny C. Martin Summary

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The Ace Of Soft Skills: Attitude, Communication And Etiquette For Success

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The Ace Of Soft Skills: Attitude, Communication And Etiquette For Success - Gopalaswamy Ramesh Summary

Our world is witnessing a major change in communication patterns, with expanding social spheres, openness in communication and professionals working in multicultural environments. It is crucial, therefore, that India's workforce remains world-class, through re-training and continuous improvement, to remain competent, competitive and successful. To create and nurture successful professionals, the acquisition, cultivation and fine-tuning of soft skills are highly essential in the given business paradigm. The ACE of Soft Skills is a part of this educational process that produces top-notch professionals. Divided into three parts-Attitude, Communication and Etiquette-this unique book provides a broad-based coverage of what constitute soft skills. The foundations of soft skills lie in a strong attitude; this attitude gets manifested as communication, which gets further refined as etiquette. This book covers a wide range of topics-a gamut of nearly 40 essential soft skills-including personal accountability, listening skills, business proposals, and the role of small talk and humour at work. The numerous case studies, cartoons, figures, tables and quotations not only offer an insightful, practical and well-rounded perspective into soft skills, but also make reading a joyful experience.

Soft Covers for Hard Times

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Soft Covers for Hard Times - Merikay Waldvogel Summary

Describes the unique character of quilts made during the Great Depression and shares patterns for Depression era quilts

Personality Development and Soft Skills

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Personality Development and Soft Skills - Prof. (Dr.) Shalini Verma Summary

Salient features of the book : Learning objectives appearing at the beginning of each chapter enlist the topics/concepts that the student are expected to understand after reading the chapter. Opening Case Study sets the stage for the areas to be discussed in the concerned chapter. Case studies are powerful catalysts for thought and discussion as they are based on ‘situation analysis’ teaching technique which allows student to explore problems and dilemmas and provides them opportunities to work in teams, share ideas, and learn that people sometimes see things differently. Encourage your students to consider the forces that converge to make an individual or group act in one way or another, and then evaluate the consequences. Rapid Recapitulation given after the completion of each broad topic helps student understand the concept and its application thoroughly. Assess your Understanding given in the form of MCQs (Multiple choice questions), True & False, Fill in the blanks etc., after the completion of each broad topic helps student test their understanding of the concepts discussed. Story Time strategically placed in the middle of the chapter, these are short interesting stories that allow student to think about the problems discussed in them, develop critical thinking skills and draw some ‘moral lessons’ from them. They also allow students to generate ideas quickly and spontaneously and help them use their imagination and break loose from fixed patterns of response. Closing Case Study is teaching technique that is developed for the purpose of encouraging the student to apply the concepts discussed in the concerned chapter. By engaging in the thinking process that these closing case studies call for, student can improve their own problem solving and decision making skills. Chapter End Summary helps student summarize all the areas discussed in the concerned chapter. Review and Discussion Questions help student assess their understanding of the different topics discussed in the chapter and give them first-hand experience of explaining the concepts and their application in their own words while answering to the long-answer type questions. Brain Ticklers are given with an objective of harnessing thinking out-of-the-box in student. Encourage your students to do it as an individual exercise rather than a team work. Simulation Based Exercise is a role play/management game, which is an informal dramatization in which students act out a suggested situation. It helps young learners simulate real life situations and provides an excellent strategy for practicing skill; experiencing how one might handle a potential situation in real life; increasing empathy for others and their point of view; and increasing insight into their own feelings. Experiential Learning helps student ‘feel’ or ‘experience’ the concepts and theories they learn in the concerned chapter. It provides them opportunities to learn from real life experience and enables them to deepen their understanding of the topic and personalise their connection to it. Answer Key at the end of the book, is a chapter-wise answers to the different types of questions asked.

Bridging the Soft Skills Gap

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Bridging the Soft Skills Gap - Bruce Tulgan Summary

Based on more than twenty years of research, Bruce Tulgan, renowned expert on the millennial workforce, offers concrete solutions to help managers teach the missing basics of professionalism, critical thinking, and followership?complete with ninety-two step-by-step lesson plans designed to be highly flexible and easy to use.

Becoming A Digital Marketer: Gaining the Hard & Soft Skills for a Tech-Driven Marketing Career

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Becoming A Digital Marketer: Gaining the Hard & Soft Skills for a Tech-Driven Marketing Career - Anya Gildner,Gil Gildner Summary

In the rapidly paced world of marketing, fresh graduates and traditional marketers alike are learning that the industry is blending with technology at a rate never before seen.It's no longer enough to just be a traditional marketer: in today's tech-driven industry, you've got to be able to build websites, install analytics, run pay-per-click campaigns, join Twitter chats, understand SEO strategy, and experience the underrated power of email marketing. In Part 1, you'll learn the hard skills crucial to a marketing career, like: search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click advertising (PPC), social media marketing, reporting & analytics, web development, and email marketing.In Part 2, you'll read about the soft skills essential to business, likewriting emails, getting your first entry level position, working as a marketing freelancer, starting your marketing agency, and how to work remotely.Also included are in-depth vignettes and interviews with renowned communicators for insightful alternate views on what makes a successful marketer.Authors Gil & Anya Gildner are the cofounders of Discosloth, a search marketing company that has worked with brands like Volvo, MSF, AirTreks, and have been featured in Inc Magazine, the New York Times, Arkansas Business, the Washington Post, and more. They regularly speak at industry conferences and conduct corporate & academic training seminars.

The Leader's Guide to Influence

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The Leader's Guide to Influence - Mike Brent,Fiona Dent Summary

Shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year 2011, Practical Manager Category A Leader’s Guide to Influence will show you how to step up your people skills and improve working relationships so you can get the business results you want. Combing the hugely popular areas of influence and leadership, this book will show you how to step up your interpersonal effectiveness by learning how to work more successfully with those around you, be they people you manage, colleagues, client or business partners. Through a combination of practical exercises, case studies and no-nonsense advice, this book shows you how to: - Increase your confidence and impact. - Communicate more effectively. - Learn different tools, techniques and approaches when working with different types of people. - Listen and question effectively. - Develop rapport and empathy. - Give better feedback. - Deal with difficult situations and cope with conflict.

The Socially Intelligent Project Manager

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The Socially Intelligent Project Manager - Kim Wasson Summary

This no-nonsense guide to social intelligence for project managers gives you a step-by-step process for building a bulletproof project team—no matter what gaps exist in personality, geography, culture, or communication style. High-performing teams don't happen by magic. You need processes that are designed in a socially intelligent way if your team is going to overcome the modern world's tough challenges with coordination. To be a star project manager, you have to communicate with people in their individual learning styles, provide accountability in ways that won't be demotivating, and run meetings and minutes that people won't tune out. Your processes must be constructed in ways that respect the complex realities of social dynamics step by step. You have to know your team before you can motivate them, and you have to motivate them before you can manage them. In this book are foolproof techniques to make sure your team connects with you, each other, and everyone they need to get the job done. After all, a team should be more than the sum of its parts—and it's up to the project manager to provide the glue that holds it all together.

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills

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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills - Peggy Klaus Summary

What's the hard truth? Soft skills get little respect but will make or break your career. Master your soft skills and really get ahead at work! Fortune 500 coach Peggy Klaus encounters individuals every day who excel at their jobs but aren't getting where they want to go. It's rarely a shortfall in technical expertise that limits their careers, but rather a shortcoming in their social, communication, and self-management behaviors. In The Hard Truth About Soft Skills Klaus delivers practical tools and techniques for mastering soft skills across the career spectrum. She shows how to: manage your workload handle the critics develop and promote your personal brand navigate office politics lead the troops and much more! Klaus reveals why soft skills are often ignored, while bringing their importance to life in her trademark style—straightforward, humorous, and motivating. Perfect for readers at all professional stages—from those who are just starting out to seasoned executives—this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to take his or her career to the next level.

Soft Hearts & Hard Times

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Soft Hearts & Hard Times - Thomas McLoughlin Summary

Soft Hearts and Hard Times is the true story of a little boy who's age of awareness coincided with beginning of the Great Depression. It tells the story of how he and his family endured; and how the dismal events of the day affected them. It demonstrates how, even in the worst of times, there is still time for a boyish pleasure or two.

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