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The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books)

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Do you jump out of bed every morning and rush to a job you love? Or is your work just a way to pay the bills? Whether you are a seasoned professional in search of a career change or just starting out, let The Pathfinder guide you to more engaging, fulfilling work. Based on breakthrough techniques developed by the author’s award-winning career coaching organization, Rockport Institute, The Pathfinder has changed the lives of thousands. This completely revised and updated new edition offers more than fifty self-tests, diagnostic tools, and the acclaimed Rockport Career Design Method to help you choose an entirely new career, an entrepreneurial path, or the ideal job in your present field. You’ll learn:

How to design your new career step-by-step—a realistic, attainable career that fits your talents, personality, goals, and interests—a new career you will love

How to deal successfully with the “Yeahbut” negative thoughts and obstacles that keep you going back to the same old ill-fitting job, day after day

How to land the perfect job in your new field using personal marketing and networking (even for those who hate to network)

At once comprehensive, insightful, practical, and empowering, The Pathfinder will be your personal career coach, expertly guiding you through the process of moving forward from your present uncertainty to designing a career that fits you elegantly, perfectly, like a custom-made suit.

Synopsis:

This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century!

Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career—or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You’ll learn:

Whether you’re a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

Synopsis:

No matter where you are in your career journey, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

About the Author

Nicholas Lore is the founder of Rockport Institute, an international career-counseling network that has coached thousands, whether through a midcareer change or through first-time career decisions.  He has worked with business executives, artists and musicians, students, government officials, technical people, support staff, and professionals in all fields.  The author of the Wall Street Journal-bestseller The Pathfinder, he lives in Rockville, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Contents

Part 1 LIVING A LIFE YOU LOVE

1. This Can Be Your Guide

2. You Are What You Do

3. How to Decide

4. Being Coachable

5. Right Livelihood

6. Diving into the Mist

7. Your Primary Lists

8. Commitments and Requirements

9. Questions

10. The Bottom Line — Research

11. If You Get Stuck

Part 2 HOW TO GET THERE FROM HERE

12. Why You Don't Get What You Want

13. The Power of Commitment

14. Making Decisions — A Short Course

15. Why You Do What You Do

16. Goals and Projects

17. Seven Keys

18. Living in the Present

Part 3 DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE CAREER

19. At This Point in Time

20. Temperament, Personality, and Passions

21. Natural Talents

22. Meaning, Mission, Purpose

23. Values and Rewards

24. Eight Great Careers

25. 50,000-Mile Checkup

26. They Pay You to Perform Certain Functions

27. Human Ecology — Workplace Environments

28. Making the Final Choice

29. Mastering Personal Marketing

30. How to Write an Exceptional Résumé

Getting in Touch

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451608328
Author:
Lore, Nicholas
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Business-Careers
Subject:
New Business Enterprises
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Subject:
What Color Is Your Parachute?; local job search; job search online; entrepenuer business ideas; starting a new business; ideas for business; start a small business; business help; business plan; small business solution; apply for jobs online, work from ho
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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Product details 448 pages Touchstone Books - English 9781451608328 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century!

Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career—or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You’ll learn:

Whether you’re a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

"Synopsis" by , No matter where you are in your career journey, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.
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