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Career Development
Book Summaries

101 Home Office Success Secrets | Lisa Kanarek|2000
7 Steps to Fearless Speaking | Lilyan Wilder|1999
Action Coaching How to Leverage Individual Performance for Company Success | David Dotlich, Peter Cairo|1999
The Adult Years Mastering the Art of Self-Renewal | Frederic Hudson|1999
Advancing Women In Business: The Catalyst Guide Best Practices From The Corporate Leaders | Catalyst|1998
Adversity Quotient Turning Obstacles into Opportunities | Paul Stoltz|1997
After Restructuring Empowerment Strategies at Work in America's Hospitals | Thomas Rundall, David Starkweather, Barbara Norrish|1998
Age Works What Corporate America Must Do to Survive the Graying of the Workforce | Beverly Goldberg|2000
Anger and Conflict in the Workplace Spot the Signs, Avoid the Trauma | Lynne McClure|2000
Are You Paid What You're Worth? The Complete Guide to Negotiating the Salary, Benefits, Bonus, and Raise You Deserve | Michael O'Malley|1998
Artful Persuasion How to Command Attention, Change Minds, and Influence People | Harry Mills|2000
Asian Eclipse Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia | Michael Backman|1999
The Average Family's Guide to Financial Freedom How You Can Save A Small Fortune On A Modest Income | Bill Toohey, Mary Toohey|2000
Balancing Work and Family Ken Lizotte, Barbara Litwak|1995
The Beauty of the Beast Breathing New Life into Organizations | Geoffrey Bellman|2000
A Better Way to Think about Business How Personal Integrity Leads to Corporate Success | Robert Solomon|1999
Beyond Business Casual What To Wear To Work If You Want To Get Ahead | Ann Marie Sabath|2000
Black Enterprise Guide to Starting Your Own Business | Wendy Beech|1999
Black Wealth Your Road to Small Business Success | Robert Wallace|2000 DotNetNuke Resume
Breaking Free A Prescription for Personal and Organizational Change | David Noer|1997
Breaking Through Culture Shock What You Need to Succeed in International Business | Elisabeth Marx|1999
Building a Career Development Program Nine Steps for Effective Implementation | Richard Knowdell|1996
Business Buzzwords Everything You Need to Know to Speak the Lingo in the 90's | Charles Wendel, Elaine Svensson|1995
The Business Coach A Game Plan for the New Work Environment | James Doyle|1999
Career Bounce-Back! The Professionals in Transition (SM) Guide to Recovery & Reemployment | Damian Birkel|1998
Career Change Everything You Need to Know to Meet New Challenges and Take Control of Your Career | David Helfand|1999
The Career Chase Taking Creative Control in a Chaotic Age | Helen Harkness|1997
Career Choice & Development | Duane Brown, Linda Brooks|1996
Career Compass Navigating Your Career Strategically in the New Century | Peggy Simonsen|2000
Career Power! 12 Winning Habits to Get You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be | Richard Koonce|1994
Career Survival Strategic Job and Role Planning | Edgar Schein|1995
Change Your Job Change Your Life High Impact Strategies for Finding Great Jobs in the Decade Ahead | Ronald Krannich|2000
Charisma Seven Keys to Developing the Magnetism That Leads to Success | Tony Alessandra|1998
Choosing the Right Thing to Do | David Shapiro|1999
Co-Active Coaching New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and Life | Laura Whitworth, Henry Kimsey-House, Phil Sandahl|1998
Coaching Evoking Excellence in Others | James Flaherty|1999
Coaching for Commitment Interpersonal Strategies for Obtaining Superior Performance from Individuals and Teams | Dennis Kinlaw|1999
The Courageous Messenger How to Successfully Speak Up at Work | Kathleen Ryan, Daniel Oestreich, George Orr|1996
Creating Women's Networks A How-To Guide for Women and Companies | Catalyst|1999 NDT
Dare to Change Your Job and Your Life | Carole Kanchier|1996
Do Lunch or Be Lunch The Power of Predictability in Creating Your Future | Howard Stevenson, Jeffrey Cruikshank|1998
Do's and Taboos around the World for Women in Business | Roger Axtell, Tami Briggs, Margaret Corcoran, Mary Beth Lamb|1997
Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors | Roger Axtell|1990
Don't Stop the Career Clock Rejecting the Myths of Aging for a New Way to Work in the 21st Century | Helen Harkness|1999
Effective Communication The Essential Guide to Thinking and Working Smarter | Chris Roebuck|1999
Electronic Resumes & Online Networking How to Use the Internet to Do a Better Job Search, Including a Complete Up-to-Date Resource Guide | Rebecca Smith|1999
Employees, Careers, and Job Creation Developing Growth-Oriented Human Resource Strategies and Programs | Manuel London|1995
Entrepreneurial Couples Making It Work at Work and at Home | Kathy Marshack|1998
Executive Temping A Guide For Professionals | Saralee Terry Woods|1998
The Fast Track The Insider's Guide to Winning Jobs in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, & Securities Trading | Mariam Naficy|1997
The Fearless Executive Finding the Courage to Trust Your Talents and Be the Leader You Are Meant to Be | Alan Downs|2000
The First Five Minutes How to Make a Great First Impression in Any Business Situation | Mary Mitchell|1998
Generations at Work Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Nexters in Your Workplace | Ron Zemke, Claire Raines, Bob Filipczak|2000
Get More Money on Your Next Job 25 Proven Strategies for Getting More Money, Better Benefits, & Greater Job Security | Lee Miller|1998
Getting Interviews For Job Hunters, Career Changers, Consultants and Freelancers | Kate Wendleton|2000
Getting Started in Consulting | Alan Weiss|2000
Getting to Resolution Turning Conflict into Collaboration | Stewart Levine|1998
Getting Your 15 Minutes of Fame and More! A Guide to Guaranteeing Your Business Success | Edward Segal|2000
Global Smarts The Art of Communicating and Deal Making Anywhere in the World | Sheida Hodge|2000 Quality Staffing
Home Office Design Everything You Need to Know about Planning, Organizing, and Furnishing Your Work Space | Neal Zimmerman|1996
The Home Office Solution How to Balance Your Professional and Personal Lives While Working at Home | Alice Bredin|1998
How Come Every Time I Get Stabbed in the Back my Fingerprints are on the Knife? And Other Meditations on Management | Jerry Harvey|1999
How To Be A Great Communicator In Person, on Paper, and on the Podium | Nido Qubein|1997
How to Manage Conflict Turn All Conflicts Into Win-Win Outcomes | Peg Pickering|2000
How To Resolve Conflicts At Work A Take-Charge Assistant Book | Florence Stone|1999
The Hungry Spirit Beyond Capitalism: A Quest for Purpose in the Modern World | Charles Handy|1999
Identity Is Destiny Leadership and the Roots of Value Creation | Bob Waterman|2000
If You Want to Make God Really Laugh, Show Him Your Business Plan The 101 Universal Laws of Business | Barry Gibbons|1999
Inner Excellence at Work The Path to Meaning, Spirit, and Success | Carol Orsborn|2000
International Business Etiquette: Europe What You Need to Know to Conduct Business Abroad with Charm and Savvy | Ann Marie Sabath|1999
Interviewing and Salary Negotiation For Job Hunters, Career Changers, Consultants and Freelancers | Kate Wendleton|1996
Invest in Yourself Six Secrets to a Rich Life | Marc Eisenson, Gerri Detweiler, Nancy Castleman|1998
It's OK to Ask 'Em to Work . . . and Other Essential Maxims for Smart Managers | Frank McNair|2000
Jerks at Work How to Deal with People Problems and Problem People | Ken Lloyd|1999
The Joy of Working from Home Making a Life While Making a Living | Jeff Berner|1994
Learning From Other Women How To Benefit From the Knowledge, Wisdom, and Experience of Female Mentors | Carolyn Duff|1999
Life After Debt Free Yourself from the Burden of Money Worries Once and for All | Bob Hammond|2000
Life is Not a Game of Perfect Finding Your Real Talent and Making it Work for You | Bob Rotella|1999
The Making of a Mediator Developing Artistry in Practice | Michael Lang, Alison Taylor|2000
Management Communication | Arthur Bell, Dayle Smith|1999
A Manager's Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job DeAnne Rosenberg|2000
Managers as Facilitators A Practical Guide to Getting Work Done in a Changing Workplace | Richard Weaver, John Farrell|1997
Managing Relationships Making a Life While Making a Living | Jagdish Parikh|1999
Managing Telework Strategies for Managing the Virtual Workplace | Jack Nilles|1998
Managing Your Own Learning | James Davis, Adelaide Davis|2000
Me, Myself, & I, Inc. 10 Steps to Career Independence | Shirley Porter, Keith Porter, Christine Bennett|1998
The Mentor's Guide Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships | Lois Zachary|2000
Navigating Your Career 21 of America's Leading Headhunters Tell You How It's Done | Christopher Hunt, Scott Scanlon|1999
The Negotiation Toolkit How to Get Exactly What You Want in Any Business or Personal Situation | Roger Volkema|1999
No More Blue Mondays Four Keys to Finding Fulfillment at Work | Robin Sheerer|1999
On Your Own Discovering Your New Life and Career Beyond the Corporation | Carl Peterson|1997
Overcoming Anxiety, Panic, and Depression New Ways to Regain Your Confidence | James Gardner, Arthur Bell|2000
The Personal Efficiency Program How to Get Organized to Do More Work in Less Time | Kerry Gleeson|2000
The Power of Positive Criticism | Hendrie Weisinger|2000
The Power of Purpose Creating Meaning in Your Life and Work | Richard Leider|1997
Repacking Your Bags Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life | Richard Leider, David Shapiro|1994
Resolving Conflicts at Work A Complete Guide for Everyone on the Job | Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith|2000
The Rich Die Richer and You Can Too | William Zabel|1995
Right From the Start Taking Charge in a New Leadership Role | Dan Ciampa, Michael Watkins|1999
A Safe Place for Dangerous Truths Using Dialogue to Overcome Fear and Distrust at Work | Annette Simmons|1999
Say What You Mean, Get What You Want | Linda McCallister|1994
Silent Sabotage Rescuing Our Careers, Our Companies, and Our Lives From the Creeping Paralysis of Anger and Bitterness | William Morin|1995
Simple Steps Ten Things You Can Do to Create an Exceptional Life | Arthur Caliandro|2000
Simplicity The New Competitive Advantage in a World of More, Better, Faster | Bill Jensen|2000
Six-Figure Consulting How to Have a Great Second Career | Gary Scott Goodman|1997
The Smart Woman's Guide to Business Travel Laurie Borman|1999
The Smart Woman's Guide to Resumes and Job Hunting | Julie Adair King, Betsy Sheldon|1995
A Spiritual Audit of Corporate America A Hard Look at Spirituality, Religion, and Values in the Workplace | Ian Mitroff, Elizabeth Denton|1999
The Stirring of Soul in the Workplace Alan Briskin|1998
Stress Management The Essential Guide to Thinking and Working Smarter | Gerard Hargreaves|1998
Success Is a Journey 7 Steps to Achieving Success in the Business of Life | Jeffrey Mayer|1999
Success Skills for Managers | Samuel Malone|1999
Take Charge Now! Powerful Techniques for Breaking the Blame Habit | William Knaus|2000
Take Yourself to the Top The Secrets of America's #1 Career Coach | Laura Berman Fortgang|1998
Taking Back Our Lives in the Age of Corporate Dominance | Ellen Schwartz, Suzanne Stoddard|2000
Targeting the Job You Want Kate Wendleton|2000
The Transplanted Executive Why You Need to Understand How Workers in Other Countries See the World Differently | Christopher Earley, Miriam Erez|1997
The Virtual Office Survival Handbook What Telecommuters and Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed in Today's Nontraditional Workplace | Alice Bredin|1996
We Are All Self-Employed The New Social Contract for Working in a Changed World | Cliff Hakim|1994
Where Do I Go From Here? An Inspirational Guide to Making Authentic Career & Life Choices | Kenneth Ruge|1998
Winning at Work Breaking Free of Personal Traps to Find Success in the New Workplace | Mel Sandler, Muriel Gray|1999
Work Less, Make More Stop Working So Hard and Create the Life You Really Want! | Jennifer White|1999
Work Types Understand Your Work Personality?How It Helps You and Holds You Back, and What You Can Do to Understand it. | Jean Kummerow, Nancy Barger, Linda Kirby|1997
Work with Me! Resolving Everyday Conflict in Your Organization | Gini Graham Scott|2000
Working Relationships The Simple Truth About Getting Along with Friends and Foes at Work | Bob Wall|1999
Your Signature Path Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Work | Geoffrey Bellman|1996



Career Development
Book Extract Suites
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  • Create the Life You Want
    • Know Yourself Ronald Krannich, Helen Harkness, Robin Sheerer, Nathaniel Branden, Geoffrey Bellman, Shirley Porter, Keith Porter, Kenneth Ruge, Christine Bennett
    • Live the Life of Your Dreams Julie Adair King, Betsy Sheldon, Kate Wendleton, Jennifer White, Robin Sheerer, Bob Rotella, Geoffrey Bellman, Jeffrey Mayer, Kenneth Ruge
    • Make a Life Plan Kathy Marshack, Peggy Simonsen, Helen Harkness, David Helfand, Robin Sheerer, Ken Lizotte, Barbara Litwak, Geoffrey Bellman, Jeffrey Mayer, Kenneth Ruge
    • Have the Courage to Change Helen Harkness, David Helfand, Helen Harkness, Carol Orsborn, William Knaus, Robert Quinn, Geoffrey Bellman, Richard Koonce, Kenneth Ruge
    • Balance Work and Family Marshall Goldsmith, Alice Bredin, Ken Lizotte, Barbara Litwak, Mel Sandler, Muriel Gray, Carole Kanchier, Richard Beckhard, Frances Hesselbein
    • Take Control of Your Time Alice Bredin, Jennifer White, Jean Kummerow, Nancy Barger, Linda Kirby, Ken Lizotte, Barbara Litwak, William Knaus, Jeffrey Mayer
  • Find the Right Employment
    • Change Careers Damian Birkel, Peggy Simonsen, David Helfand, Helen Harkness, Carole Kanchier
  • Understand the New Workplace   
  • Increase Your Employability
    • Maintain an Upbeat Attitude Carl Peterson, Gerard Hargreaves, Robin Sheerer, Arthur Caliandro, William Knaus, Nathaniel Branden, Richard Koonce, Carole Kanchier
  • Make an Alternate Career Plan
  • Find a New Job
    • Maintain Your Network Catalyst, Kate Wendleton, Damian Birkel, Ronald Krannich, David Helfand, Richard Koonce, Rebecca Smith, Jeffrey Mayer
    • Shine at Interviews Julie Adair King, Betsy Sheldon, Ann Marie Sabath, Kate Wendleton, Christopher Hunt, Scott Scanlon, Ronald Krannich, DeAnne Rosenberg, Paul Green, Richard Koonce, Mary Mitchell
    • Negotiate Like a Pro Julie Adair King, Betsy Sheldon, Kate Wendleton, Christopher Hunt, Scott Scanlon, Ronald Krannich, Lee Miller, Jeff Wuorio, Michael O'Malley
  • Thrive in the Workplace
    • Find a Mentor and a Coach Chip Bell, James Doyle, Peggy Simonsen, Carolyn Duff, Frederic Hudson, Dennis Kinlaw, Patricia Fritts, Mel Sandler, Muriel Gray, Timothy Galpin
    • Thrive as You Grow Older Helen Harkness, Duane Brown, Linda Brooks, Claire Raines, Bob Filipczak, Bob Rotella, Ron Zemke, Beverly Goldberg
  • Deal with Problems in the Workplace
  • Explore a Specific Career
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