Outsiders on the Inside

How to Create a Winning Career…Even When You Don't Fit In!


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"A must read for anyone who has ever felt like a square peg in a round hole." --Ann Johnson, Director, Management Development, Mattel, Inc.
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224 Pages


6 x 9


Trade Paperback

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David Couper is the author of seven books and an award-winning career trainer and coach in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He has helped outsiders become happy and successful insiders at Fortune 100 companies, fast-food joints, and faith-based organizations. Couper has a B.A. in communication, completed a postgraduate diploma in education and graduated with a master in spiritual psychology. Couper is an official guide for Career Change on selfgrowth.com, which gets more than 1 million hits per month. He is also a member of the American Society of Training and Development and Society of Human Resources Professionals. He lives in Los Angeles and can be visited online at www.davidcoupercoach.com.

Does your gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, accent, mannerisms, quirky clothing, piercing, or outlook on life make you feel like a fish out of water in your workplace, from the moment your workday begins until you leave at the end of the day?

Find out how to capitalize on your differences and become a successful outsider on the inside.

Outsiders on the Inside provides specific guidance and simple but effective strategies to help outsiders recharge their careers. You will learn:

  • Crucial marketing strategies to help match your unique professional qualities with employers and customers.
  • A painless, step-by-step process for meeting new people.
  • Unique strategies for resumes, cover letters, and other job-hunting tools.
  • Coping strategies to confront and educate critics.

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"A must read for anyone who has ever felt like a square peg in a round hole." --Ann Johnson, Director, Management Development, Mattel, Inc.
Ann Johnson
"Couper shares many of his powerful techniques and tools for Career Development that up until now he has only used with his clients. Outsiders on the Inside will help those career changers and job hunters who feel at a loss to get that dream job." --David Riklan, founder of SelfGrowth.com
David Riklan
"David's keen insight and penetrating questions enable him to uncover how your innermost feelings (about) being an outsider can reveal unique opportunities for accelerated success." --Gena Downey, Director, Music Research and Administration, Walt Disney Motion Picture Productions
Gena Downey
"I am excited to see a work that shows the average job hunter his full value in the workplace." --Cindra Syverson, VP/chief human resources officer, Providence Health & Services
Cindra Syverson
“From one of California’s premier executive coaches comes a revolutionary new concept in gaining and sustaining career success.” —Debbie Glick , professor, California State University
Debbie Glick