Finding yourself

Understanding yourself and relating to others

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58 pages
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 English
When we see people being authentically themselves we call it things like “individuality” and “charisma” - yet how can we be our true selves when we have so many demanding roles to fulfil in life?
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Andy Turnbull has spent many years in various management and leadership roles within both national and international organisations. Now as a coach and consultant he works with people who are seeking to get back in touch with their true selves, develop their own unique coaching management style and the...

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When we see people being authentically themselves we call it things like “individuality” and “charisma” - yet how can we be our true selves when we have so many demanding roles to fulfil in life? This book explores how you can find your authentic self, understand who you really are and as a result relate to others much more effectively. It explores how you can be more yourself in the workplace, particularly in management and leadership roles.

  1. Introduction
  2. Part 1 – Understanding yourself
  3. Understanding human beings
    1. The evolutionary biologists’ view
    2. The psychologists’ view
    3. The management theorists’ view
    4. Conclusion
  4. What motivates us
    1. Motivation at different life stages
    2. Motivation for individuals
    3. Conclusion
  5. Who we think we are
    1. Our roles
    2. Role conflict
    3. Our identity
    4. Feeling lost
    5. Personality and ego
    6. Internal identity
    7. Conclusion
  6. Who we really are
    1. The authentic self
    2. Self-awareness
    3. Self-understanding
    4. Self-acceptance
    5. Conclusion
  7. Part 2 – Relating to others
  8. How we see each other
    1. Prejudice
    2. Projection
    3. Persona
    4. Conclusion
  9. Relating to others at work
    1. Roles at work
    2. Management and leadership
    3. Promotion
    4. Developing a coaching management style
    5. Conclusion
  10. Developing your inter-personal skills
    1. Listening
    2. Non-verbal communication
    3. Pauses and silences
    4. Summarising and checking
    5. Questions
    6. Statements
    7. Conclusion
  11. Conclusion
Riveting....Absolutely inspiring!!
February 22, 2017 at 7:25 PM
Thank you Andy for sharing this book it was very useful for me and the funny thing is that I believe in the same concepts of find ones' true essence and it was like I identified with the contents so much.
August 17, 2014 at 8:26 AM
Great book concerning self-awareness
April 9, 2014 at 12:46 AM
I highly recommend this book to people who want to discover their strengths and weaknesses. Self-assessment is important in establishing a career and I find this material of great help.
July 5, 2013 at 3:08 AM
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