- Taschenbuch: 247 Seiten
- Verlag: Sentient Publications; Auflage: 1st Sentient Publications Ed (Juni 2004)
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-10: 1591810167
- ISBN-13: 978-1591810162
- Größe und/oder Gewicht: 15,4 x 1,8 x 22,8 cm
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Back in Control: How to Stay Sane, Productive, and Inspired in Your Career Transition (Culture Tools Series) (Englisch) Taschenbuch – Juni 2004
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Work is a stabilizing structure in our lives. When it is gone, we can spiral out of control. Diane Wilson respectfully shares the stories of loss and emergence with insightful markers that normalize both the journey and the humanity of an experience most of us will face. This is a great tool for people in transition and those who help them through the process. --Peg Hendershot, Director, Career Vision, a division of The Ball Foundation
I wish that I could have had this book in my hands when I worked through my own unexpected career transition ten years ago. My humble experience surely resonates with Diane's wisdom from her own highly developed spiritual intelligence (SI). I recommend this book to those who are willing to reflect and learn from their own experience in tough times. Life is good only if we are able to see the life larger than our own. --Zenglo Chen, Ph.D., Management Psychologist, Motorola
Back in Control is right on the money with sound advice on behavioral styles. The content is insightful and presented in an engaging manner. I highly recommend this book if you want to learn how to communicate effectively with potential employers who may have different styles than your own. --Jack Cullen, author of The Agile Manager
An inspirational primer for those seeking meaning in their lives and careers. Ms. Wilson does an outstanding job of helping the reader discover one's own path while encouraging life balance. --Gary S. Cohen, Co-President, Employee Resource Systems
Diane Wilson's book, based on her extensive experience, provides informed and compassionate guidance for the difficult transitions that many face in the course of their careers. --Robert B.Slaney, Head of Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Services, Penn State University
Ms. Wilson has done a wonderful service for anyone experiencing career transition. She shares her wisdom on how to effectively manage the variety of challenges that accompany career change in a refreshingly straightforward and practical way. As a career coach, I found her stories, insights, and strategies to be right on target with what I focus on with my own clients. This book is a must read for anyone interested in optimizing their success and effectiveness with career change. --Albert D. Spicer, Psy.D., Chicago Coach Federation
Diane brings a wonderful new perspective to transition. I suspect this is the ONLY book on this topic that includes a discussion of Feng Shui and Focus! Since reading it, I have changed my office and feel totally refreshed. Diane asks much of her readers, however, when in transition, life holds great rewards for those willing to make the right investment of time and resources. --Roger Breisch, Founder, Midwest Organizational Learning Network
Diane Grimard Wilson provides sound, practical advice to help manage the emotional side of career transition, drawing from a wide range of experiences and learning models. You will find opportunities to convert uncertainty and fear into growth and positive change. --Jeffrey Sugerman, President & CEO, Inscape Publishing
Job transition has the power to crack us wide open and send us reeling. Rather than beginning with what we should do, Back in Control starts with where we are. Its gift is helping us to become aware of what is going on within us and to accept it as a departure point on a path of engagement and empowerment. --Al Gustafson, Cross Roads Center
Back in Control is a powerful book for not only people in job transition and contemplating career changes; it is full of insightful ways to live a life you love. --John H. Bishop, Certified HeartMath Coach
Wilson s book, Back in Control, deals with the emotional side of job hunting, and, therefore, fills a real hole in the existing literature. In an excellent treatment of the issue of emotional responses to career change, Diane Wilson guides individuals through the process of taking control of their careers and of career transitions. Her book will aid self-awareness by showing people that they are not alone in experiencing a wide range of confusing emotions when faced with career moves. --Dennis Doverspike, Ph.D., author of The Difficult Hire"
Wilson s Back In Control will help readers gain the knowledge and strength needed to manage their career transitions successfully, based on solid content and the real life experiences of career transitioners. --Dr. David Helfand, author of Career Change: Everything You Need to Know to Meet New Challenges and Take Control of Your Career"
This book offers something different from the typical job search book hope. Reading it is like having an ally in your corner a source of support, comfort, fresh perspectives, and practical wisdom. I recommend it to anyone who is struggling with the frustrations of a career transition. Rochelle Kopp, author of The Rice-Paper Ceiling: Breaking Through Japanese Corporate Culture"
I enjoy Wilson s personal candor and the statements from her clients. This book is filled with life-giving advice based on many years of coaching. --Dr. Tom Murray, Former Executive Director, Career Transitions Center of Chicago"
This book is a rare treasure in that it goes beneath the surface to grapple with the real psychological and social effects of unemployment. Diane Wilson provides a "roadmap of the emotional terrain one is likely to encounter in successfully navigating a career transition. Awareness, acceptance, and action her three pronged approach helps us to transcend counter-productive knee-jerk reactions and find our way safely to the other shore. --Laura Wimbish, Ph.D., Principal, Satori Consulting"
Back in Control eloquently highlights the human vulnerabilities and emotional upheavals that accompany job loss and poignantly presents the candid reflections of 21st century job seekers in transition. The author combines career acumen with counseling and coaching expertise to offer a fresh, enlightened, holistic approach to support all who are navigating or wishing to better navigate life's inevitable career transitions --Julie A. Sells, Assistant Director, Career Center, Division of Enrollment Management, DePaul University"
Back in Control is a real how to a powerful toolbox for either personal or professional transitions. Diane Wilson is a highly emotionally intelligent, warm, and compassionate writer her real-life stories are inviting and recognizable. I learned from this book and others can too! --Janelle Dimitriou, Midwest Workplace Solutions Manager, KPMG"
Increasingly, people are going through career changes in their lives. They start out in one direction and elect to go in a new one. Or they are fired from a position and find employment in a new field. Work is closely tied to our emotional well-being and disruptions can cause great distress. Back in Control: How to Stay Sane, Productive and Inspired in Your Career Transition by Diane Grimard Wilson will help avoid the feelings of depression, confusion, and stress that frequently accompany this transition. It contains counsel and comfort for anyone working their way through change, picking up where most how-to books leave off. --Bookviews.com"
Everyone goes through a career change at least once in their life and most people switch careers several times. This transitional time often causes people to feel stuck, depressed, dejected, confused, alone, and stressed. This book contains counsel and comfort for people working through these changes, turning an unconstructive and emotionally damaging experience into a personally enriching and beneficial one. The book picks up where the 'how to' manuals leave off. Countless career books will help readers craft a winning resume, use the Internet and other resources, or prepare for the all-important interview. Wilson's book helps readers manage something even more difficult: themselves. It talks about the stuff that most of us want to know about from others but are seldom in a position to ask. It features personal reflections collected from people going through career changes -- real-life experiences described in rich and candid detail.