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Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO
50 Indispensable Tips to Help You Stay Afloat, Bounce Back, and Get Ahead at Work
Author Beverly E. Jones, Foreword by Kerry Hannon
ISBN: 9781632650177
Book (Paperback)
Red Wheel Weiser, Career Press
$15.99
6 x 9 Inches
224 pages
December 21, 2015


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Education plus experience once guaranteed a successful career, but no more! Today, success depends on your ability to adapt. You must be agile, willing to adjust your professional expectations, and able to respond quickly to opportunities and threats.<



In Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO you will learn practical ways to handle vexing workplace challenges. Each chapter uses true stories to illustrate the answers to common questions, including:

 


  • How to leave your old job smoothly and start your new one with confidence and flair.

  • How to gracefully accept praise for your work.

  • How to recover from stress, setbacks, or the upheaval of a major project.

  • How to stay steady in the midst of endless change.



    It's not enough to know how to manage common work-life challenges; you must also deal with the uncommon ones. Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO gives you proven, easy, go-to techniques for handling even the biggest career surprises, one step at a time.

Beverly E. Jones is a master of career reinvention. She started out as a writer for TV and radio, shifted to leading university programs for women while earning her MBA, and then went to law school. Now she is an author, speaker, podcaster, and coach. Throughout, Jones has mentored and supported professionals of all ages to enjoy successful careers. Jones serves as a fellow at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service. She has been quoted in numerous media, including the New York Times, CNN, NPR, Money, and Forbes. Jones and her husband, journalist Andy Alexander, live in Washington, DC, and Rappahannock County, Virginia. Follow her on Twitter at @beverlyejones.
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