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Time to Get Real!: Turning Uncertainty into an Action Plan for Personal and Professional Success

Time to Get Real!: Turning Uncertainty into an Action Plan for Personal and Professional Success

Previous price: $33.95 Current price: $26.95
Publication Date: September 20th, 2019
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
ISBN:
9781978804616
Pages:
268
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Description

You chose this book because there are important things on your mind. This is a market and time-tested guide to leading an intentional life.  Our Life and Career Planning Model requires attention and work on your part but the time and effort will pay off. It’s Time to Get Real! helps you take control, directing you through a process leading to actions that result in personal and professional success. Manage unforeseen challenges with resilience, confidence, and self-direction.  Make decisions and choices that create opportunities for you. Integrate your life and career and build the future that you desire.
 
The Life and Career Planning Model in Time to Get Real! has been utilized by individuals in early, mid and later career and life.  Too many individuals let life happen to them. Control more of your life through readiness and preparation.  We can help you visualize a future that you desire and a road that you can travel to get there.
 
Written by Alex J. Plinio, and Melissa Smith, acclaimed business leaders and life and career planning specialists, this book is filled with instructive case studies, illuminating stories, interactive exercises, and inspirational quotes enabling you to unlock those things leading to personal satisfaction and success. The Life and Career Planning Model helps you target what matters the most to you in your life while providing the impetus to move you forward in a positive direction.  Whether you are 21, 41, or 61, it is now Time to Get Real!
 

About the Author

Alex J. Plinio is the President of Life & Career Planning, LLC. His previous positions include serving as CEO of Prudential Annuity Services, President of the Prudential Foundation, and President/CEO of AFS-USA, the nation’s largest nonprofit international student exchange program. He is also Co-Founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership and the Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership at Rutgers Business School. His business experience includes executive positions in marketing, operations, administration, change management, and start-ups. He has also regularly engaged in volunteerism and board service.
 
Melissa A. Smith is the Managing Director of Life & Career Planning, LLC. Her previous positions include National Sales Manager for Easy Spirit Retail Stores and the President of Aerosoles Retail Stores. She has also served as the Executive Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School. She has deep experience in sales, marketing, training, operations and strategy development along with board service.
 

Praise for Time to Get Real!: Turning Uncertainty into an Action Plan for Personal and Professional Success

“It is time! Time to live your purpose, personal mission, and passion. Time to Get Real! gets you there with thoughtful and direct questions and exercises. No baloney. A must in the search for self-fulfillment."
— Ellen Lambert

"If you have been looking for the trail that leads towards personal and professional fulfillment, you are holding the map in your hands! This book is a step by step guide that will not only lead you to becoming all that you are meant be, but will also develop the essential skills that will enable you to steadily weather the journey!”
— Todd Polyniak

Voice of America "Finding Your Frequency" podcast interview with Alex J. Plinio 
https://www.voiceamerica.com/guest/46111/alex-plinio
— Voice of America "Finding Your Frequency" podcast

"This book is for anyone who has felt betrayed by their career" by Erica Lamberg
https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/this-book-is-for-anyone-who-has-felt-betrayed-by-their-career
— The Ladders

Preferred Company Radio interview with Melissa Smith
https://www.spreaker.com/user/preferredcompany/joel-fran-12-26-2019
— Preferred Company podcast