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New In Our Collection ~ Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace

April 13th, 2016

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You know you can do more with your career. And the future is going to demand more of you.

The problem is you are so busy keeping up with the day-to-day that you can’t prepare for tomorrow. “Stretch: How to Future Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace” gives you the confidence and knowledge you need to achieve your goals in an ever-changing world. Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick–established experts and the collective winners of dozens of awards in the field of personal development and learning–offer evidence-based guidance on obtaining the skills you will need to thrive in tomorrow’s workplace. Built on solid, global research and dozens of personal interviews with people who have achieved new and inspiring goals, “Stretch” offers advice, valuable insights, anecdotes, and recommendations to make achieving your goals practical and within reach.

If you are like other professionals, your biggest worry is becoming obsolete at work. Shifting technologies, fierce competition among corporations, and recruitment occurring on a global level would give anyone concern. To remain relevant in spite of change, you need to know how to: Learn in any situation Open your thinking to a world beyond where you are now Connect to the people who can help you make your future happen Seek experiences that will prepare you for tomorrow Stay motivated through the ups and downs of a career so you can bounce forward

“Stretch: How to Future Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace” offers five practices to help you start, enhance, and lengthen your career by anticipating the needs of tomorrow’s work environment. Don’t become obsolete. Instead, stretch to achieve your potential.

New In Our Collection ~ The World’s Your Stage: How Performing Artists Can Make a Living While Still Doing What They Love

March 16th, 2016

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If you’re like most performing artists, you’re not in it for the money. Whether you’re a musician, a dancer, or an actor, you’ve spent years mastering your craft. But to make it your career–you need to figure out how to get paid. Jobs are scarce and talent alone no longer assures success. Today’s performers need to hone their entrepreneurial skills and create their own careers. Inspired by the celebrated Juilliard course, “The World’s Your Stage “explains the business side of the performing arts. Filled with insights from leading figures in the arts as well as lessons from thriving artist-entrepreneurs, the book helps you: Understand the numbers – Find your niche–and fill it – Market and promote yourself and your venture – Network productively – Fundraise both online and off – Balance artistic and financial growth with the Oportunity Framework – And more. Keep your dream alive, but keep a clear eye on the facts. With planning and work, you can make a living doing what you love–you just need to learn how.

New In Our Collection ~ All Work, No Pay : Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience

November 19th, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ The Professor Is in : The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. into a Job

August 19th, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ Love Your Job: The New Rules of Career Happiness

August 5th, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck

June 24th, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ The Art of The Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

June 12th, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

June 3rd, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It

May 22nd, 2015

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New In Our Collection ~ Homemade for Sale: How to Set up and Market a Food Business from your Home Kitchen

April 15th, 2015

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