The Top Performer’s Guide to Change

ISBN: 9781402207730

By: Barbara KayTim Ursiny

Published: 08/01/2006

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Top performers just like you face change every day. In our fast-paced business world, you must know how to adapt to change quickly and seamlessly. The Top Performer's Guide to Change is your essential change handbook, giving you the tools you need to manage change and come out on top. Discover: --Why you must know how to handle change --How to increase your "luck" in changing times --What dangers lurk in every change --How to adapt and take charge --Secrets to impacting and leading others --Tools to guide you during change Top performers are champions of change. You are just a short read away from mastering this essential skill.

About the Author

Barbara A Kay

Tim Ursiny is the CEO of Advantage Coaching & Training. He is a coach/trainer specializing in helping people reach peak performance, great relationships, and personal happiness. Dr. Tim regularly speaks for Fortune 500 companies wanting workshops that are practical yet entertaining. He also coaches CEOs, executives, sales professionals, and others on a variety of subjects related to performance and life satisfaction. Dr. Tim’s previous books include The Confidence Plan: How to Build a Stronger You, The Coach’s Handbook, and The Coward’s Guide to Conflict, which is currently in its third printing and has been translated into several foreign languages. He is currently writing a series of books called What Top Performers Know about... . This is the first of that series. Other topics include conflict and public speaking skills. He lives in Wheaton, Illinois, with his wife, Marla, and his three sons, Zach, Colton, and Vance. Dr. Tim can be reached at Drtim@advantagecoaching.com. Barbara A. Kay, MA, LPC, RCC Barbara Kay is an executive coach and trainer with Advantage Coaching & Training. She combines her business and professional psychology background to bring excellence, achievement, growth, and fulfillment to individuals and organizations. Barbara coaches individuals, entrepreneurs, and executives to develop their talents and energize their success. In her work with large and small organizations, Barbara trains teams in a wide variety of areas including communication, coaching, conflict, and change. Her goal is to develop dynamic, fun, and powerful teams. She has published articles in professional publications and speaks for corporate groups and professional associations. The Top Performer’s Guide to Change is Barbara’s first book. In her free time, Barbara volunteers in her church and enjoys family time with her husband, Bob, and sons, Tom, William, and Charles.


Table of Contents


Section I. Challenge of Change
Ch 1. Why Top Performers Must Know How to Deal with Change
Ch 2. Change Choices

Section II. Surviving Change
Ch 3. Change Dangers
Ch 4. Increasing Your Luck during Times of Change

Section III. Thriving in Change
Ch 5. Adapting to Change
Ch 6. Taking Charge
Ch 7. Impacting Others in Times of Change

Appendix: Creating Your Personal Approach to Change -About the Authors


Chapter 1

Why Top Performers Must Know How to Deal with Change

“Nothing endures but change.”

How do you feel when something in your life shifts dramaticall...

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“In short, The Top Performers Guide to Change is a nice little book. It is a concise guide to treating change as an opportunity and not an obstacle. It's a quick read, that's well worth ...

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Format: Paperback

Length: 7 in
Width: 4.75 in
Weight: 8.16 oz
Page Count: 128 pages


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