Synopses & Reviews
Finding the courage to embrace change and take chances is the only way to succeed.
Business, culture, and competitive landscapes have fundamentally changed, but basic principles and best practices for succeeding and future-proofing both yourself and your organization haven't. With a mix of compelling stories, research from the social sciences and psychology, and real-world insights, Make Change Work for You shows how to reignite your career, rekindle creativity, and fearlessly innovate your way to success by providing the tools needed to master uncertainty and conquer every challenge in life or business.
Make Change Work for You opens with a comprehensive overview of the most common factors that lead to self-defeating behaviors, including fear of failure, embarrassment, underperformance, rejection, confrontation, isolation, and change itself.
Using a simple, four-part model, Steinberg helps you understand and better respond to the challenges that change can bring:
Focus: Define the problem and come to understand it objectively.
Engage: Interact with the challenge and try a range of solutions.
Assess: Review the response(s) generated by your tactics.
React: Adjust your strategy accordingly.
And finally, the book shows how to develop the vital personal and professional skills required to triumph in the new normal” by understanding and engaging in the 10 new habits that highly successful people share:
1. Play the Odds
2. Embrace Tomorrow Today
3. Seek Constant Motion
4. Lead, Dont Follow
5. Never Stop Learning
6. Create Competitive Advantage
7. Connect the Dots
8. Pick Your Battles
9. Set and Align Your Priorities
10. Always Create Value
One of the greatest barriers to progress is fear—of failure, rejection, embarrassment, uncertainty, and confrontation. With actionable advice and empowering examples, Make Change Work for You
provides the tools we need to succeed in the face of our fears.”
--Adam Grant, Wharton professor and author of Give and Take
“Practical, hands-on, and powerful, Scott isnt afraid to talk about being afraid and how it keeps us down.”
--Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception
“This powerful, practical book is loaded with proven strategies to build your self-confidence, become more innovative, and unlock your creativity.”
--Brian Tracy, bestselling author, The Power of Self-Confidence
“A must-read for any working professional—provides the new formula for finding lasting success in your career.”
--Dan Schawbel,author of Promote Yourself
“An eye-opening read that will change the way you look at business. Start competing for tomorrow . . . today.”
--Brian Solis, digital analyst and anthropologist, author of Whats the Future of Business
“Provides a more personal and practical formula for innovation thats just the prescription for executives looking to break through to the next level.”
--Marty Yudkovitz, retired head of strategic innovation, The Walt Disney Company
“Steinberg provides a one-of-a-kind formula for evolution and growth in an age of constant change. His paradoxical findings, from numerous interviews and research: we deal best with change when we use the tools of both change and constancy, changing ourselves and yet remaining constant in our application of what he calls the F.E.A.R. model—focus, engage, assess, react. Its an eye-opening read.”
--Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute
“Provides powerful new insights into the nature of creativity and personal growth . . .”
--Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and author of Finding the Next Steve Jobs
“Charles Darwin said those who survive are those who adapt. Make Change Work for You is a must-read for those who want to survive in our rapidly changing world. Clear. Concise. Practical.”
--Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association
Dynamic and inspirational, FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY is filled with concrete techniques to turn passivity into asssertiveness. Dr. Susan Jeffers, teaches you how to stop negative thinking patterns and reeducate your mind to think more positively. You will learn: the vital 10-Step Positive Thinking Process; how to risk a little every day; how to turn every decision into a "No-Lose" situation, and much more.
A psychotherapist shows how to identify the fears that are inhibiting one's life, ranging from public speaking and intimacy to aging and rejection, and how to transform frustration and helplessness into power to create success in every aspect of life, in a twentieth anniversary edition of the best-selling guide. Reissue. 50,000 first printing.
THE PHENOMENAL CLASSIC THAT HAS CHANGED THE LIVES OF MILLIONS
Are you afraid of making decisions . . . asking your boss for a raise . . . leaving an unfulfilling relationship . . . facing the future? Whatever your fear, here is your chance to push through it once and for all. In this enduring guide to self-empowerment, Dr. Susan Jeffers inspires us with dynamic techniques and profound concepts that have helped countless people grab hold of their fears and move forward with their lives. Inside youll discover
• what we are afraid of, and why
• how to move from victim to creator
• the secret of making no lose decisions
• the vital 10-step process that helps you outtalk the negative chatterbox in your brain
• how to create more meaning in your life
And so much more!
With insight and humor, Dr. Jeffers shows you how to become powerful in the face of your fears-and enjoy the elation of living a creative, joyous, loving life.
“Should be required for every person who can read! I recommend this book in every one of my seminars!”
-Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
“Its a must! The most practical guide to personal empowerment I have ever read. Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway goes to number one on my recommended reading list.”
-Jordan Paul, Ph.D., co-author of Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You?
“Living is taking chances, and Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway has helped so many people, both men and women, to achieve success.”
-Louise L. Hay, author of The Power Is Within You
About the Author
is among today's leading business strategists and strategic innovation consultants, as seen in 600+ outlets from CNN to Time
and The Wall St. Journal.
The CEO of management consulting and market research firm TechSavvy Global, he helps clients create value and cultivate competitive advantage on the back of emerging trends. A top-rated keynote speaker, popular author and futurist, he provides presentations and training workshops at events, meetings and conferences.
Among todays most-quoted industry experts, as seen by over one billion people worldwide, Scott's 10+ year track record for accurately predicting business and consumer trends has made him a fixture in mainstream media. He has been a featured guest or contributor to programs on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, ESPN, and MTV, and columnist on change and innovation for Fast Company, Rolling Stone and The Huffington Post.