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Press Release: 10 Make-or-Break Career Moments

April 26th, 2010

Publicity Contact: Kara Van de Water — 510-285-2966 • kara.vandewater@tenspeed.com

On Sale Date: MAY 4, 2010

 

10 MAKE-or-BREAK CAREER MOMENTS

Navigate, Negotiate, and Communicate for Success

CASEY HAWLEY

Saying the right thing at the right time is essential for career success. Make each word count with 10 Make-or-Break Career Moments. Communications consultant Casey Hawley identifies ten critical crossroads in any profession—when the right words can make a career-defining difference.

From the moment you are offered a job to key moments in a performance review (including asking for a raise), this crucial career primer delivers a winning playbook for responding confidently so as to leave a positive and powerful impression.

Great communication is the key to better jobs, true teamwork, and effective management. 10 Make-or-Break Career Moments offers a host of realistic strategies to help professionals navigate with clarity and conviction such door-opening opportunities as meeting an executive for the first time, communicating with team members so they embrace new ideas, and resolving conflict with flexibility and mutual respect. The book also provides a game plan inspired by six exceptional communicators:

  • Barack Obama, forty-fourth president of the United States
  • Jack Dorsey, cofounder and creator of Twitter
  • Jimmy Wales, creator of Wikipedia
  • Sara Blakely, founder and creator of Spanx
  • Sir Richard Branson, billionaire and founder of Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines
  • Jennifer Hudson, entertainer and Academy Award-winning actress

There is a secret handshake in business. This fast-track tool reveals the unwritten rules of what to say and do at critical moments to seal the deal and advance one’s career.

Casey Hawley has served Fortune 500 companies as a communications consultant for twenty-three years. In addition to her seminars and coaching work, Hawley teaches business communication at Georgia State University. She is a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow and the author of five business and career books. Hawley lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and is available for interviews. For more information visit her blog xybusinessbycasey.blogspot.com or Web site www.grammarcoach.com.

 

10 Make-or-Break Career Moments

Navigate, Negotiate, and Communicate for Success

by Casey Hawley

$13.99 paper, 224 pages, 5 3/16 x 8 inches, ISBN: 978-1-58008-723-0

TEN SPEED PRESS, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group

 

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