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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 othe
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ebook, 192 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by St. Martin's Press
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Lisa Gott
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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Laney
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.
Whitney


Unless you don't already know that you should "get sleep" and "be polite" and "say thank you" then don't waste your time.
Ken
surprisingly helpful book. she writes in a clear and concise manner. I finished in under 2 days. thumbs up.
February Four
The 4 Ps are indeed the key to success!
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