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Mastering the New Work Ethic

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A strong work ethic is essential in the modern workplace. However, work ethic characteristics have changed, and this book highlight how to master the characteristics of the new work ethic.
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A strong work ethic builds confidence that you will do what is needed to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. It is the dedication to your employer and organizational goals, a commitment to corporate values, and a determination to get things done and get them done correctly. Work ethic is an attitude of determination and dedication toward your job. Employees with a strong work ethic believe in the importance of their job and feel that hard work is essential to maintaining a strong character.

About the Author

Dr. John J. Liptak is an internationally-recognized author with thirty years of work experience providing counseling. He has authored over 100 workbooks with Ester Leutenberg, 31 career assessment instruments, and ten books. John earned an Ed.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech. He lives in Radford, Virginia, in the United States and is President of the Center for Career Assessment, Inc. John has written twelve books for Bookboon.

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  1. What is work ethic?
    1. Introduction
    2. Characteristics of employees with strong work ethic
    3. Get started displaying a strong work ethic
    4. How to develop a strong work ethic
    5. Conclusion
  2. Be reliable
    1. Introduction
    2. Organize your time
    3. Develop routines
    4. Prove you can be relied on
    5. Conclusion
  3. Be impressive
    1. Introduction
    2. Use workplace politics to your advantage
    3. Be a lifelong learner
    4. Make great decisions
    5. Show a positive attitude
    6. Make quality your top priority
    7. Conclusion
  4. Be professional
    1. Introduction
    2. Why professionalism is important
    3. Learn to solve conflicts effectively
    4. Seek out problems to solve
    5. Be positive
    6. Show integrity
    7. Conclusion
  5. Be dedicated
    1. Introduction
    2. Signs of employee dedication
    3. Dedicated demeanor
    4. Dedicated etiquette
    5. Dedicated commitment
    6. Conclusion
  6. Be emotionally intelligent
    1. Introduction
    2. Becoming emotionally intelligent
    3. Control your emotions
    4. Enhance communication skills
    5. Conclusion
  7. References

About the Author

Dr. John Liptak

Dr. John J. Liptak is a self-help author and one of the most prolific non-fiction writers in the world. He started writing while in college and now writes consistently for seven publishers around the globe. His Doctoral Dissertation was the development of an assessment (the Career Exploration Inventory) that measures work and leisure interests throughout the lifespan. He went on to create 35 more assessments that have been published and distributed worldwide. John has also written ten non-fiction, self-help books including Lifeskills IQ Test, Career Quizzes, Entrepreneurship Quizzes, College Major Quizzes, 2012: Catalyst for Your Spiritual Awakening, Treatment Planning in Career Counseling, and The Stress Management Program.   In addition, John wrote (along with Ester Leutenberg) over 100 self-help workbooks that are being used in corporations, schools, and mental health centers.

John offers practical solutions that assist people in fostering their full potential through the development of effective soft skills. John’s passion and enthusiasm have made him a sought-after speaker and trainer. John has presented at both national and international conferences on a variety of topics, including social and emotional intelligence, resilience, stress management, and communication skills. Being an industry expert on critical “soft skills” in the workplace, John has provided training in many countries, including Romania, China, Jamaica, and Scotland.  

John’s latest work has also been receiving a lot of attention from television and radio stations. He has appeared on many radio and television shows including MSNBC, CNN Radio, and appeared as a hidden talents career coach on the syndicated television show titled "Success Without a College Degree."

John is the President of CCA, Inc. CCA is a research and development firm that works with some of the world's largest publishers of self-help assessments, books, workbooks, and card sets. CCA accounts for more than one million dollars of sales of self-help materials annually. John earned a Doctor of Education degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Tech. Prior to starting his own business, John provided counseling and career counseling services for offenders and ex-offenders, mental health clients, job seekers, and college students.