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Author Loudermilk, Derek, author.

Title Superconductors : revolutionize your career and make big things happen / Derek Loudermilk.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Kogan Page, 2018.


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Contents Cover; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; 01 Revolutionize your career; Connectional intelligence; The Matrix moment; Career strategy: what leads to a career you love?; Skill stacking; Beware invisible scripts; The biggest thing you have ever done; Power: how to get it; Double down on what's working; The power of the interview; Avoid shiny object syndrome; Say yes, then no; What the market wants; Imagine you are hiring; Your relationship with money; Ambition; Accessing networks; Complementing others; Embrace uncertainty; The adventure mindset; Conclusion: there is only one YOU.
Works cited02 Build a strong foundation; Mental foundations; Energy foundations; Credibility foundations; Conclusion; Works cited; 03 Optimizing your creativity; A creative adventure; The beginners; Separate the generation and evaluation of ideas; Creative confidence; Creative teams; Constrain your thinking; Movement and creativity; Solve your own problems; Showing up; Creativity is powerful; Works cited; 04 Do your best work; What this chapter is about; What my best work looked like five years ago; What is the most important work?; Determining prolific quality output; Meaning and motivation.
Deep workGrit; Morning routine; Daily schedule; Example: how I approach my workday while travelling; Biological cycles and recovery; Eliminate distractions; Should you quit social media?; How do people end up passionate about their work?; Training your focus; Intention; Flow states; Cognitive misers; Showing up; Swing for the fences; Collaboration; Saying no; Delegate; Invest now in saving your time later; Conclusion; Works cited; 05 Accelerate your learning; How I approached learning sales as a skill; Have a reason for learning; Deliberate practice; Embrace the struggle; Deconstruction.
Topic immersionMentors; Getting good feedback; Progressive mastery; An MIT computer science degree in one year; Learning and biology; Memory palaces; The importance of recall; Linking to remember names; Spaced repetition; Sleep: lock in the knowledge; Commonplace books; Derek Sivers' directives; Visualization and rehearsal; Chapter summary; Works cited; 06 Telling your story; Wired for story; The stories you tell yourself; Telling a good story in person; Using stories when doing an interview; Elevator pitch; Public speaking; Contrast while speaking; Storytelling online.
Common ground storylinesTell powerful stories; The chocolate secret; Your about page and bio; Your audience is the hero of your story; Conclusion; Works cited; 07 Portraying your best self: the science of charisma and confidence; Why developing charisma is an important skill; What is charisma and who has it?; How charisma affects success; Elements of charisma; Body language components; Managing your internal state; Eliminating barriers to charisma; Great first impressions; Confidence; International body language; Works cited; 08 Strategic relationships; The experts featured in this chapter.
Summary Seize control of your career and master the skills that will make you thrive creatively, surpass the competition and be irreplaceable in this constantly changing digital world.
Subject Career development.
Business networks.
Success in business.
Business networks. (OCoLC)fst00842802
Career development. (OCoLC)fst00847280
Success in business. (OCoLC)fst01137062
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Loudermilk, Derek. Superconductors. London ; New York : Kogan Page, 2018 9780749482367 (DLC) 2018017787
ISBN 9780749482374 (electronic bk.)
0749482370 (electronic bk.)
9780749482367 (pbk.)
Standard No. UKMGB 018864635

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