The Successful Career Survival Guide

The Successful Career Survival Guide

by Clinton O. Longenecker Ph.D.


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This book is an awesome collection of over 700 best practices, key research findings, leadership tools, power quotes and game-changing career advice to inspire and dramatically improve your workplace performance and career trajectory. Do you want to maximize your career success? If so, this book is a must-read and one that you want to keep on your desk as a reference for the rest of your career is it is replete with ideas that will help you take your workplace performance and your career to the next level! In this book we will discuss 12 Career Success and Survival Imperatives based on decades of research with high performance professionals across virtually every sector of the world economy. We will discuss the number one factor for career success and survival in the 21st century. Readers will have the opportunity to explore how to take better control of their time resource and how to implement fundamental practices for improving their personal effectiveness and productivity in the workplace. We will explore the importance of creating focus and ongoing alignment with the changing demands of your job. We will discuss how to improve your working relationship with your boss. We investigate and provide specific practices to help you better understand the power associated with creating great workplace relationships, networks, and building and demonstrating great emotional intelligence. We will learn the importance of ongoing learning and personal development and the necessity of ongoing problem solving, process improvement, and effective workplace change and improvement. Finally, we will provide a treasure trove of ideas, concepts, and key practices for developing your work place professionalism and character. This book is designed to challenge your thinking about your approach to work and leading your career and provide you with ideas and practices to help you improve both your career mindset and your workplace performance! This book will conclude with some important research findings on how to implement the key practices that will help you get better results for your employer and improve your long-term career trajectory. In the end, we will provide the reader an opportunity to learn how to best develop their talents and how to develop a real personal performance improvement plan using tried and true practices that translate into better performance!This book is all about helping you realize your full potential as a professional and as a person! This book will provide you with tools and resources to help you THINK BIGGER!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544268750
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/20/2017
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 630,284
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Clinton Oliver Longenecker, PhD, is an award-winning business educator, author, researcher, consultant, and speaker and is one of "America's leaders in creating high performance leaders and organizations."

He is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence in the College of Business and Innovation at the University of Toledo. He has been the recipient of over fifty outstanding teaching, service and research awards and numerous industry awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Toastmasters International Leadership Award, and the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, as well as numerous "Best Professor" recognitions. In addition, he has also been recently recognized by The Economist as one of the Top Fifteen Business Professors in the World.

He has published more than 180 articles and papers in leading academic and professional journals including the Sloan Management Review, Strategic HR Review, Industrial Management, Business Horizons, European Business Review, and Organizational Dynamics, among others. He is a frequent media source and his research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, MSNBC, NPR and a wide variety of media outlets. Clint is also a critically acclaimed professor in the Great Courses: Critical Business Skills for Success series, and a coauthor of two best-selling leadership books Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance and Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America's Greatest Game.

Clint is an active management consultant, educator, and executive coach whose clients include a wide variety of Fortune 500 firms and entrepreneurial organizations, including Harley-Davidson; Conagra; SSOE Group; ProMedica Health Systems; Whirlpool; Eaton; Cooper Tire; Dana Inc.; Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and O-I, Inc. among others. Clint has been described by Career Publications as "one of the top motivational speakers in the US who can blend cutting-edge research, common sense, humor, and conviction into a real and inspiring call for better performance that can help us all!"

He holds a BBA in marketing, an MBA in management, both from the University of Toledo, and a PhD in management from Pennsylvania State University. Clint is the husband of Cindy Breese Longenecker and they have three children Clinton Charles, Dr. Shannon Longenecker Westphal, and Stephen Lorenzo.

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