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The key to fulfilment in your work and life – by discovering what really energises you.

The “strengths movement” is now hugely influential at the personal and company level.

Practical and to-the-point advice from a leading figure in the strengths movement.

Includes exercises and case studies for easy application.

A new title in the very popular and successful Concise Advice series of personal development titles.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN:978-1911498476

FORMAT: 180 x 120mm

Bookbinding: Hardback

Number of pages: 128 pp


AUTHOR

Sally is the Founding Director of Engaging Minds, a specialist strengths consultancy. Her background is in international organisational change and development in Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia. Before setting up Engaging Minds she was a director at The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist magazine.


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This book gives a refreshingly simple, yet powerful new way to think about your life and what you’re suited to career-wise. It could change your life.

Nigel Russell, Distribution Manager, BBC

The queen of strengths has done it again, delivering a simple way for us all to identify our own strengths and apply that knowledge to our professional and personal lives. Thank you Sally – a must read for EVERYONE!

James Darley, Director of Strategic Alliances, Teach First

This book is full of straightforward advice that people can use to make a real difference in their lives. Knowing what we love and are energized by is the key to a fulfilling career. Knowing their strengths early on could change a young person’s life!

Ian Shipsey, Associate Head, Department of Physics and Professorial Fellow, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford

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