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Finding Yourself

Understanding Yourself and Relating to Others

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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?
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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!!
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.
Great book concerning self-awareness
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.
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About the Authors

Walter Jaburek

Janine du Plessis

Christian

Christian Julmi

Erik

Erik Bruun

Kari

Kari Lise Barstad

David

David Shindler

Yuri Yevdokimov

Matthias

Matthias Kohl

Christopher

Christopher J. Skousen

Hubert Jaoui