Customize Your Career: How to Develop a Winning Strategy to move Up, Move Ahead, or Move On

Paperback | November 18, 2003

byRoz Usheroff

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Techniques and strategies for professionals to bolster their job security by becoming a more valuable employee

Today's smartest employees know that, to keep themselves from the "firing" line, they must constantly increase their value to their employers, customers, and clients. Customize Your Career presents readers with a twostep process for becoming an indispensable employee, by first defining one's personal mission and then using that mission as a blueprint to develop a professional success strategy.

High-profile career builder Roz Usheroff has made her name by showing business professionals how to discover and develop their own intellectual property, even in uncertain and insecure economic climates. Here, she provides solid, workplace-proven strategies designed to help anyone:

  • Enhance interpersonal and communication skills
  • Become recognized as a leader and change-agent
  • Master the finer points of business protocol

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Techniques and strategies for professionals to bolster their job security by becoming a more valuable employeeToday's smartest employees know that, to keep themselves from the "firing" line, they must constantly increase their value to their employers, customers, and clients. Customize Your Career presents readers with a twostep proces...

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Strategies for Taking Responsibility for Yourself--and Your Future--By Taking Charge of Your CareerAre you like most professionals, looking over your shoulder because you feel others are in control of your career? Customize Your Career is the breakthrough book that shows you how to shed self-limiting notions of both yourself and the op...

Roz Usheroff founded The Usheroff Institute and is one of today's most respected authorities on leadership training. Her clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms including Dell, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and Sony.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:221 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.68 inPublished:November 18, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007142279X

ISBN - 13:9780071422796

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from How Others See Us This book addresses how others see us in a business environment. It caused me to be introspective and ask myself, what message do I send to my clients and coworkers? Usheroff gives scores of useful tips on improving one's presentation skills and leaving favorable impressions upon meeting with business prospects and social contacts. The book is written in an easy to read fashion and is time well spent.
Date published: 2004-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't Let the Cover Fool You Don't let the cover fool you, Roz Usheroff packs a wallop in this insightful and dynamic read. At first I was skeptical when my Mother sent me this book as a gift to help me achieve my own goals in life. The book style looked like so many others I had seen before, but it was the content of this book which blew me away. Roz does a solid job in outlining all the key characteristics that can help one move to the top in a chosen profession. This book takes a rational, reasoned approach to finding career success. Unlike other books in the same vain, it is not filled with mumbo-jumbo quick-success schemes but rather, identifies what makes one stand out in the crowd without stepping on anyones toes. My only complaint was the rancid cover. Other than that, this book is a 10/10. In any case, I used Roz's formulaic suggestions and the results have been better than average since I am now in my first managerial position since graduating University 2 years ago. Thanks Roz.
Date published: 2003-12-25

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 - Your Personal Mission Statement
Chapter 2 - Developing Your Personal Strategy
Chapter 3 - Your Intellectual Property
Chapter 4 - Conveying Confidence and Savvy
Chapter 5 - Mastering the Silent Language
Chapter 6 - Building Your Professional Circle
Chapter 7 - Making Presentations - Connecting with Your Audience
Chapter 8 - Gender Talk: Men and Women at Work
Chapter 9 - Developing Your Business Protocol Savvy
Chapter 10 - The New IQ - Your Inspirational Quotient