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Introduction: Taking Charge of your Life, Learning and Career.- PART I: SELF-MANAGEMENT.- 1. The Vision: What does 'Success' Mean to You?.- 2. Know Yourself.- 3. Understanding your Personal Performance.- 4. Successful Self-Management.- PART II: PEOPLE AND TASKs.- 5. People Skills.- 6. Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management .- PART III: EXTEND YOUR THINKING.- 7. Thinking Outside of the Box.- 8. The Art of Reflection.- PART IV: EMPLOYABILITY: ENHANCING YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS.- 9. What do Employers Really Want?.- 10. Getting the Job You Want.- 11. Maintaining Good Personal Records.- 12. Drawing it Together.- 13. Resource Bank.- Useful Websites.- References.- Index.

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'Teaching Personal and Professional Development in Higher Education, this book has been invaluable to me. The exercises are very well designed, follow a logical sequence, and students find them extremely useful. Working in conjunction with The Study Skills Handbook, I highly recommend this book .' - Amazon review Reviews ofthe 1st edition: 'Excellent book, well constructed, a valuable learning resource for students.' - Department of Community Studies, Bradford College, UK 'This is a fantastic book packed with useful and interactive activities to enhance performance.' - Department of Social Work, Bromley College of Further& Higher Education, UK 'Clear, concise and excellent layout to make for an easier understanding and read.' - Business School, Middlesex University, UK 'I have found this book very useful in helping students construct their CVs/ applications. It is a useful teaching tool& a self-help guide.' - Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK

About the Author

Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her other titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Macmillan Student Planner, The Exam Skills Handbook and Mindfulness for Students. Stella was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.

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'Teaching Personal and Professional Development in Higher Education, this book has been invaluable to me. The exercises are very well designed, follow a logical sequence, and students find them extremely useful. Working in conjunction with The Study Skills Handbook, I highly recommend this book.' - Amazon review Reviews ofthe 1st edition: 'Excellent book, well constructed, a valuable learning resource for students.' - Department of Community Studies, Bradford College, UK 'This is a fantastic book packed with useful and interactive activities to enhance performance.' - Department of Social Work, Bromley College of Further& Higher Education, UK 'Clear, concise and excellent layout to make for an easier understanding and read.' - Business School, Middlesex University, UK 'I have found this book very useful in helping students construct their CVs/ applications. It is a useful teaching tool& a self-help guide.' - Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK

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