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It's Your Move: Dealing Yourself the Best Cards in Life and Work

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  • Copyright 2004
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 288
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-142481-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-142481-4
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-204492-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-204492-9

Life is like a card game... and you have the power to deal yourself the winning hand! In It's Your Move, image and self-improvement specialists Cyndi Maxey and Jill Bremer use the analogy of life as a card game to introduce you to powerful strategies for improving both your business and personal life... no matter what cards you are dealt.

As in any good game, life offers you multiple options for achieving greatness: listening, learning, attitude, style, balance, flexibility and many more. Maxey and Bremer deliver simple, proven techniques for taking control of your life--presented in the form of a card game. You will follow sample players as they discover their "perfect hands," while learning how to maximize your own strengths and play the game of life with wisdom, courage, strategy, timing and teamwork. Learn the rules of today's game of life--and when to break them. Empower yourself to master dozens of simple techniques to maximize effectiveness and achieve your dreams--without elaborate plans or expensive programs. The authors offer guidance to help you track your progress with practical, easy worksheets.

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Dealing Yourself the Best Cards in Life and Work: Attitude

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Table of Contents



Acknowledgments.


Introduction.


1. Begin Game Here.

Read the Rules. Want to Win. Use Your Strengths. Play with Wisdom. Play with Courage. Play with Strategy. Play with Timing. Play Well with Others. Begin the Game.



2. The Preparation Hand.

Step Back. Take Stock. Dream Again. Define Values. Write Your Goals. Plan in Pieces. Know Their Goals. Define Yourself. Make Family Room. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



3. The Attitude Hand.

Shine Through. Embrace Change. Allow Failure. Find the Window. Say Yes. Give More. Take Risks. Be a Cheerleader. Forget Perfection. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



4. The Visibility Hand.

Show Up. Be Visible. Arrive Early. Have Energy. Start Talking. Talk to Everyone. Sign Up. Reach Out. Re-ignite Supports. Refer Work. Advertise. Make Dinner. Follow Up. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



5. The Style Hand.

Know Your Buyer. Understand Perceptions. Know How. Choose Appropriately. Enhance Yourself. Entertain with Flair. Give Gifts. Celebrate You. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



6. The Presentation Hand.

Write Often. Speak Often. Be Unique. Look Globally. Know Your Tools. Build Your Case. Keep Current. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



7. The Listening Hand.

Listen to Learn. Listen to Language. Listen for Style. Listen with Your Eyes. Listen Up. Be Accepting. Acknowledge Mistakes. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



8. The Learning Hand.

Be Aware. Ask for Help. Develop Yourself. Take Responsibility. Read. Learn Generations. Learn Cultures. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



9. The Balance Hand.

Address Anxieties. Simplify Daily. Breathe In and Out. Manage Thoughts. Say No. Family Plan. Affirm Yourself. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



10. The Flexibility Hand.

Accept Change. Let Go. Communicate. Change Habits. Break Rules. Move Forward. Play the Game: It's Your Move.



Conclusion. End Game? Never!

Play to Win. Play On! The Game Plan. It's Your Move Programs.



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