Dig Your Well Before You Re Thirsty

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Broadway Business
ISBN: 9780385485432
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Reveals techniques for cultivating useful contacts in business and at leisure, from targeting the right people to staying in touch with them to asking for favors

Use Your Head To Get Your Foot In The Door

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101195754
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New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller "You can have the finest moves in the talent contest, you can boast a trophy speed-dial list on your iPhone, you can possess the single-mindedness of Paul Revere and be as self-assured as Muhammad Ali . . . and you still won't nail the job unless you know how to mold and merchandise your personal pitch. If this is true when times are booming-and it is-you can only imagine how true it is in times like these." Harvey Mackay, Fortune magazine's "Mr. Make- Things-Happen," has written five New York Times bestsellers, including one of the most popular business books of all time-Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive. Now he returns with the ultimate book on how to get, and keep, a job you truly love whether you're twenty-one, fifty-one, or seventy-one. The average person will have at least three career changes and ten different jobs by age thirty-eight. In this era of downsizing and outsourcing, you can never be sure your job will still exist in five years- or five weeks. So you'd better think of your career as a perpetual job search. That demands a passion for lifetime learning and the skills for relentless and effective networking. Mackay shows you how to be at your best when things are at their worst. His hard-hitting topics include: - beating rejection before it beats you - warning signals that you might be losing your job - acing interviews - negotiating the job you want not the job they offer - taking advantage of the way bosses make hiring decisions - blending the latest contact tools with old-fashioned face-to-face networking Uplifting, amusing, and jam-packed with proven tips, Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door will guide you through the toughest job market in decades. It's also the definitive A-to-Z career resource for the rest of your life.

The Mackay Mba Of Selling In The Real World

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101558857
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Harvey Mackay is a legend-and now he's back with the sum total of decades of sales know-how, teaching go-getters how to make the sale and hit the numbers, day in and day out. His advice is rooted in road-tested, real-world experiences and include new tips on the Web, LinkedIn and Facebook. As a lifelong student of the sales game, Mackay has spent decades collecting secrets, wisdom, and anecdotes. He features his Mackay Morals-life lessons such as: • Big shots are just little shots who kept shooting. • Helping someone up won't pull you down-and could very easily pull them to your side. • Be like the turtle: If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all. There is no one better to show you how to be a high-energy, determined, creative sales dynamo than Harvey Mackay. From the Trade Paperback edition.

We Got Fired

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345480545
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No fight left? No future? Does the handwriting on the wall say utter failure? Harvey Mackay, one of the world’s best-selling motivational and business authors tells you why it isn’t so. He reveals anecdotes and secrets from some of the best and brightest headliners in our world today. Their gripping accounts show that no one is immune to bad judgment or backstabbing. In colorful detail, these remarkable success stories reveal what the best of the best did to get back on top. Each story tells a unique tale and contains valuable lessons that are applicable to any reader who wants his or her career to flourish; indeed, this is the book that will inspire, instill hope . . . and give more than a glimpse into what makes these stalwarts strong. When Fortune magazine called Mackay “Mister Make-Things-Happen,” it was right on the money—getting this amazing group of people from various walks of life to talk openly about their abilities to bounce back shows him to be a master at getting people to divulge some of their defeats and their dreams. Hopeful, tough-minded, and filled with indispensable advice, We Got Fired! . . . And It’s the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us will show anyone how to turn a modern bummer into a major blessing. It’s a rarity: a sure thing in our shaky times.

Make Your Contacts Count

Author: Anne Baber
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 9780814470930
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"Setting up a network of contacts is the single most important thing people can do to protect and advance their careers. All businesspeople, no matter what they do for a living, can use networking know-how to reach their goals, and this book is the best place to start. Filled with quizzes, checklists, and sample conversations, the book opens with a Strategic Networking Activities self-assessment test and lets readers chart their increasing skills as they master the strategies needed to effectively build business relationships. Readers will learn how to avoid the Top 20 Networking Turn-offs, create a workplace contact map, and build strategic alliances. In addition, they'll master the Six Stages of Networking, as well as how to make the most of corporate events and memberships. By the time readers are done, not only will they be able to meet people more easily, but they'll also know how to remember their new contacts' names and follow up effectively! This book is the blueprint to follow for anyone trying to position themselves for career advancement or sales success."

Beware The Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Sphere
ISBN: 9780751508260
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Harvey Mackay, author of Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive, believes that, to succeed in business, you should always do what you love, love what you do and deliver more than you promise. This book contains 85 lessons in the form of specific advice and personal anecdotes. The themes covered include getting started, working your way up, running the show, long-term sales careers, keeping out of trouble and relationships with the people you work for.

Savvy Networking

Author: Andrea R. Nierenberg
Publisher: Capital Books
ISBN: 9781933102443
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Known as the Queen of Networking, Nierenberg works with some of the biggest names in business. Now she offers readers fast and effective tips for successful networking and converting new contacts into solid connections and warm relationships.

Sharkproof

Author: Harvey Mackay
Publisher: Sphere
ISBN: 9780751509045
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Through stories and examples of successes and failures, this book offers advice on the best ways to find and approach a potential employer, using techniques that can be applied to anyone's job-search, regardless of expectations or previous experiences. By examining the viewpoints of the employer, it shows readers how to assess what the company is looking for in a prospective employee, and how to make the shoe fit.

Professional Networking For Dummies

Author: Donna Fisher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069544
Size: 55.57 MB
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Are you putting your best foot forward in meetings? Are you connecting with the right people at functions? Throughout your life, you will find yourself in situations where professional networking will help you get to where you want to go. Whatever your strengths or weaknesses are, you can always improve your networking skills, and Professional Networking For Dummies can show you how. Whether you feel ineffective at connecting with others or just want to become a better networker than you are today, Professional Networking For Dummies can help you develop great people skills. Professional Networking For Dummies explores the essential techniques of networking to get you meeting and greeting in no time. It will help you get into the networking mindset and avoid such self-defeating traps as expecting immediate returns or turning off new potential colleagues. You’ll also discover how to overcome inhibitions, make small talk, and meet new contacts. Plus, you ’ll find special information on networking tools and technology, such as networking clubs, using voice and e-mail, Internet networking, and more. Through these pages you’ll find out how to: Maximize your relationships Expand your circle of influence through networking events Network in the corporate world, your community, and in your personal life Develop lifelong career-building habits Build and maintain your network Networking is a universal principle of giving and receiving—a lifestyle rather than a technique. Professional Networking for Dummies can help you build lasting, powerful relationships, both in and out of the office. From using business cards properly to networking your way into a new job, this friendly guide is your tick to personal and professional success.