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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David L. Van Rooy Narrator: Walter Dixon Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9781469029252
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When the economy’s difficult and jobs aren’t secure, people tend to focus on the short term … on survival. But what they don’t grasp is how their current position could be a springboard to their next position—or even the one after that. Caught between a fear of failure and a desire for instant success, they limit the risks they take, unwittingly limiting their opportunities. As much as they want to get ahead, they simply can’t see how to get there.

Trajectory is the answer. Each and every person has their own “trajectory” or career path—and this timely and refreshingly practical new book presents seven strategies designed to help anyone create and manage theirs. Listeners will discover how to

  • make the most of feedback;
  • avoid stagnation and break through plateaus;
  • think big, act small, and move fast;
  • achieve growth through failure;
  • move to the front of the pack through persistence;
  • continuously develop both “soft” and “hard” professional skills;
  • and much more.

Career success doesn’t happen overnight. From building relationships with mentors, to positioning (and repositioning) yourself for promotion—this essential guide provides the tools you need for a lifetime of advancement.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Trajectory provides you with proven advice to boost your career. This powerful and straightforward book is sure to motivate and guide you to maximize your potential.”

    Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

  • “Clear, practical, and insightful, Trajectory illuminates a smarter, more efficient route to success for leaders, employees, and entrepreneurs in any industry.”

    Shawn Achor, New York Times bestselling author

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About the Author

David L. Van Rooy, PhD, is senior director of global organizational effectiveness at Walmart, where he is responsible for the world’s largest employee engagement and performance management programs. He has also overseen the development of talent management programs for leading companies, including Burger King and Marriott International.

About the Narrator

Walter Dixon is a broadcast media veteran of more than twenty years’ experience with a background in theater and performing arts and voice work for commercials. After a career in public radio, he is now a full-time narrator with more than fifty audiobooks recorded in genres ranging from religion and politics to children’s stories.