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Apr 19, 2007
| ISBN 9781440629198
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Apr 19, 2007 | ISBN 9781440629198
A very practical, step-by-step guide to career success for those who lack top grades or family connections.Some people graduate from college, and employers covet them: They are the best and the brightest, with stellar grades and great connections, able to land their dream jobs with major corporations right after school.This book is not for those people.In The C Student’s Guide to Success, leading advertising executive-and former C student-Ron Bliwas presents a program of ten can’t-fail principles for climbing to the top using your brains and talents-rather than family connections or fancy degrees.Bliwas uses real-world stories of business leaders, revealing how they identified and overcame their own weaknesses, and vaulted ahead of peers who had money and family connections. In surveying the come-from-behind success stories of his subjects, Bliwas provides creative, insightful, down-to-earth advice for new graduates, the recently employed, and those with a few false starts under their belt.In ten simple chapters, Bliwas teaches you how to:_ Make the most of many mentors_ Trust your instinct_ Strive to be a better person than employee_ Take responsibility seriously_ Master the art of purposeful learning_ Take advantage of unexpected opportunities_ Sell what you believe_ Go where the stars aren’t_ Be a smart risk-taker_ Overcome straight-line thinkingBliwas encourages readers to embrace unconventional strategies, unexpected opportunities, and their own instincts, and to realize that opportunities for career growth exist everywhere-not just on the traditional path to job advancement.
Once a C-Student at the University of Arizona, today Ron Bliwas is the president and CEO of A.Eicoff & Company, a division of the leading advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather, where his clients include Sears, Kimberly-Clark, and New York Life…. More about Ron Bliwas
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