Synopses & Reviews
The working world of the twenty-first century can be a daunting place. With the glacial pace of unemployment decline, people cling to the jobs they have, not taking full advantage of the benefits of job transition. Courage in the Twenty-First Century is centered around the art of moving forward both in professional and personal life. Author, Joan Marques offers a strategy for self-renewal to divulge the virtues and viewpoints to successfully move from one career to another. Using the seven step system of: choice, open-mindedness, usefulness, reality, attitude, genius, and education, Marques ushers readers through the process of transitioning from one career to another in a time of employment uncertainty.
About the Author
Joan Marques is Assistant Dean and Chair of the BBA program at Woodbury University. She has authored, co-authored and co-edited multiple books, among which Joy at Work, Work at Joy (2010), Managing in the Twenty-First Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and 101 Pebbles to Pave Your Way Through the Day (2012). She also co-founded and manages three scholarly journals.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: CHOICE - You Create Your Own Reality. Why Color It Gray?
Chapter Two: OPEN-MINDEDNESS - Most Limitations Are In Your Head. Replace Them.
Chapter Three: USEFULNESS - Everything has a purpose. Nothing is wasted.
Chapter Four: REALITY-CHECK - About That Notorious Greener Grass …
Chapter Five: ATTITUDE - The One Thing No One Can Decide For You
Chapter Six: GENIUS - That Hidden Spark That Awaits Revival
Chapter Seven: EDUCATION - Teachers And Lessons Are Everywhere