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Author Watson, Charles E.

Title Are you your own worst enemy? : the nine inner strengths you need to overcome self-defeating tendencies at work / Charles E. Watson and Thomas A. Idinopulos
Published Westport, CT : Praeger, 2007


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Description xiii, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Develop what it takes to make things happen : assume responsibility, initiate action, accept the consequences -- Make the most of who you are : understand yourself, accept yourself, be yourself -- Sharpen your thinking skills : see beyond the obvious, pay attention to your surroundings, anticipate consequences and outcomes -- Be the kind of person others want to be around : value feelings, treat others with dignity, be an encourager -- Break the chains of mindless routine : exercise your imagination, turn failures and mistakes into lessons, rise above mediocrity -- Become an effective learner and continue learning : be curious, reflect on your observations, expose your mind to new ideas -- Master the art of self-discipline : assess your actions honestly, cause your emotions to work for you, learn to make favorable impressions -- Act with integrity : know good from evil, right from wrong, defeat self-centeredness, pursue the good and right wholeheartedly -- Be of service to others : rise above indifference, have an ultimate concern that goes beyond your self, serve others generously
Summary How anyone can manage the ongoing pressures of work and stay true to their ideals by: learning to make things happen, breaking the chains of mindless routine, mastering self-discipline, and beinging of service to others
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-184) and index
Subject Organizational behavior.
Self-management (Psychology)
Emotional intelligence.
Work -- Psychological aspects.
Author Idinopulos, Thomas A.
ABC-Clio Information Services.
LC no. 2007020619
ISBN 9780275992248 alkaline paper
Other Titles Overcome self-defeating tendencies at work