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Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals

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Secrets to mastering the details that will get you ahead at work, from international etiquette expert and author of BUSINESS CLASS, Jacqueline Whitmore.


In the past, the business world favored the aggressive "Type A" personality. But in these unsettled times, being courteous and thoughtful has proven to be a more effective way to win clients and customers and influence
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ebook, 192 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by St. Martin's Press
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Whitney
Feb 16, 2013 Whitney rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition


Unless you don't already know that you should "get sleep" and "be polite" and "say thank you" then don't waste your time.
Lisa M.  Gott
Jan 04, 2016 Lisa M. Gott rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Poised for Success is broken out into four parts: Presence, Polish, Professionalism, and Passion. Jacqueline believes that when mixed together, these are the ingredients that make a successful professional.

“... the ones that get ahead are often those who are able to muster enough courage to take risks and connect from the heart.”

In her latest release, Jacqueline takes our hand and guides us through the maze of the business world. If you think your looks, your voice, and the manner in which you c
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Anne
Jan 19, 2016 Anne rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jacqueline Whitmore's book is a great reference, however, I found most of the advice to be common sense that I already use in my everyday life. Perhaps some will find it more insightful than others. She did raise good points and broke the book down into four useful "how to" sections.

How to...
-Package yourself for success by refining your personal brand
-Nurture professional relationships with flair
-Master the five ways to make yourself more memorable
-Learn the seven unwritten rules of workplace e
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Laney
Dec 21, 2012 Laney rated it really liked it
An excellent read for business professionals at any level. Ms. Whitmore's guide is fun and approachable, providing information that is easy and essential to incorporate into your business behavior. The "Dressing for Success" section alone would be worth reading as an asset to many members of the modern workforce!

A great read for individuals and groups alike.
Ken
Mar 23, 2012 Ken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
surprisingly helpful book. she writes in a clear and concise manner. I finished in under 2 days. thumbs up.
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The 4 Ps are indeed the key to success!
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