Heading off to college? Or perhaps already there? This book's just for you. Winner of the 2010 "USA Book News Award" for best book in the college category, "The Secrets of College Success" combines easy-to-follow tips that really work with insider information that few professors are willing to reveal. The over 800 tips in this book will show you how to: Pick courses and choose a major Manage your time and develop college-level study skills Get on top of the core requirements Get good grades and avoid stress Interact effectively with the professor Match college and career, and more. New to this second edition are tips for: Online courses and MOOCs Community Colleges, Engineering Schools, and Arts and Design Colleges E-readers, tablets, and laptops Taking out Student Loans and Paying them Off, and more. Ideal for college students at any stage, and college-bound high school students, "The Secrets of College Success" makes a wonderful back-to-college or high-school-graduation gift - or a smart investment in your own future.
Stop Trying So Hard and Start Achieving, No matter who you are-a teenager who's trying to find a career or an adult who's trying to change careers or anyone who's trying to juggle multiple responsibilities-earning a college degree is a challenge. But it doesn't have to be a struggle. Students across the nation and around the world have used the strategies in this book to accomplish their academic goals. But this is no one-size-fits-all approach. Whether you go to classes on campus or online, full-time or part-time, you can choose the strategies that fit the way you learn. This book presents proven methods to help you, Retain what you read, Handle test stress, Find your learning style, Study efficiently, Make the most of online classes, Stay positive, Accomplish your goals, Locate useful information, Write academic papers, Learn from and share with others, Focus on your work, Maintain school/life balance Book jacket.
Enrollment at community colleges is booming. but as students of all ages pursue this path many don't know how to pick the right program, juggle classes with other responsibilities, or succeed academically. This book guides students through these areas and shows them how to make the most of the community college experience. Students will explore certificate and degree options; connect their needs, plans, and personalities to courses and programs; and gain tips for enhancing their financial aid package and scoring scholarships. Community College Companion also takes students beyond the early stages of their experience to set themselves up for success in college and their future careers. Readers learn how to make the most of online courses; take advantage of campus resources; avoid commuting inefficiencies; play it smart during the transfer process; and develop a career plan.
Make a dramatic change in personal productivity, accomplishments, and life satisfaction. This logical, five-step approach guides you to take charge of your successes. Master time and task management, improve personal productivity and balance.
nbsp;John Spence makes the very complex awesomely simple, and reveals the secrets to how he's succeeded in business. John Spence is one of America's top minds for business, touring the country, speaking to massive corporations, delivering critical business ideas in an engaging, straightforward, and easy-to-apply manner. Now he brings these acclaimed practices to the page, and shares how the first person he taught to succeed was himself. He attended a top prep school, played sports, got good grades, and enrolled in the University of Miami--where he promptly failed out. That was the spark Spence needed to set right his course, and he soon turned his life around, graduated from the University of Florida, and is now a highly sought-after speaker. He's taken his experience to illustrate how everyone can turn their businesses, and their lives around with the right mindset and the right tools. From intensive research, countless books, and hours of seminars, comes Strategies for Success, Spence's own personal workbook filled with powerful ideas, helpful methods, and insights from some of the world's most gifted thinkers. This intensive program is designed to help create a clear and focused plan to enjoy more happiness, balance, and success in one's life and career.
Talent. Everybody has it, but just how good are you at using it? Talented people don't believe in reaching their peak - they live a life that crests on any number of new and different waves. Some of these peaks may be higher than others, some offer totally different challenges and rewards, but whatever stage of life they're at they see no reason why they can't fulfil their potential to reach a new high. The Psychology of Success shows how you too can live a life of many peaks. By speaking to a wide range of people who have experienced both success and failure, Judith Leary-Joyce has uncovered the secrets of serial achievement. Some of these people have already achieved many different career and life peaks, some are still getting there and others have resigned themselves to never making it. By drawing on these studies, and her extensive experience as a psychologist and business coach, Judith sets out a clear path for you to follow in your quest to live the most satisfying and rewarding life you can. This book will help you: Identify the emotional drivers that help you move forward and those that hold you back Explore the attitudes of real life people who are successful and what can be learned from their experience Address your assumptions about life and work, and discover how to 'peak' in different ways, at different times
In the paperback edition of this long-time best-seller, motivational speaker Steve Chandler helps you create an action plan for living your vision in business and in life. It features 100 proven methods to positively change the way you think and act, methods based on feedback from the hundreds of thousands of corporate and public seminar attendess Chandler speaks to each year. 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself will help you break through the negative barriers and banish the pessimistic thoughts that are preventing you from fulfilling our lifelong goals and dreams. Whether you're self-employed, a manager, or a high-level executive, it's easy to get stuck in the daily routines of life, fantasizing about what could have been. Steve Chandler helps you turn that way of thinking around, and make what could have been into what can and will be.
How can you discover where your true potential lies? Is it possible to balance work and life more effectively? What has been holding you back? The Complete Personality Assessment uses psychometric and analytical techniques to help you answer all of these questions and more. Consisting of a series of personality tests, motivation tests and competency exercises, it takes a structured approach to help you understand how to control underlying emotions that have been standing in your way. It covers everything you need to realise your full potential, including a career development profile, action plans for change, a life balance test, career motivation test and a competency checklist. With insight and analysis into how can you focus these results for career and personal success, The Complete Personality Assessment reveals the truth about who you really are and what has been standing in your way.