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Breakdown, Breakthrough

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Breakdown, Breakthrough by Kathy Caprino
Paperback $16.95
Oct 13, 2008 | ISBN 9781576755594

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Praise

“The flow between riveting true stories and the lessons learned from them makes this book not only impossible to put down but a must-read for women at any age and any stage in their careers.”
—Sharon Jordan-Evans, executive coach and co-author of Love It, Don't Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work
“A great resource for any woman contemplating a career change that validates her self.  I especially liked the combination of the psychological thought processes along with the concrete steps to make the change.  The experiences of others who have been through it is very helpful as well.”
— Nancy Mark, former Director, Lotus Development, and former Senior Manager, IBM

“Kathy invites the reader to reveal what already lives inside…What makes Kathy’s book even more powerful is her willingness to share her personal experiences. Suddenly you feel as if you’re sitting on your living room couch with your best friend, feeling a bit more confident, and decidedly not alone in your journey.”
—Laurie Howlett, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, Westchester Exceptional Children’s School, and former Vice President of Marketing, Fortune Magazine Group

Breakdown, Breakthrough does what so many books promise and so few deliver.  It tackles a huge issue, recommends solutions, and then provides real, practical tools to get you from where you are today to your breakthrough.  Empathic, powerful, and inspiring.  Bravo.”
—Noah Blumenthal, author of You’re Addicted to You: Why It’s So Hard to Change—and What You Can Do About It

Table Of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Power of Yes!

PART I: The Disempowerment Dilemma
Chapter 1. Breakdown in Professional Women – Why Now?
Chapter 2: Recognizing When You’re in Professional Crisis
Chapter 3: A New Model for Empowered Living

PART II: Empowerment With Self
Chapter 4: Resolving Chronic Health Problems
Chapter 5: Overcoming Loss
Chapter 6: Achieving Self-Love

PART III: Empowerment With Others
Chapter 7: Speaking Up with Power
Chapter 8: Breaking Cycles of Mistreatment
Chapter 9: Shifting from Competition to Collaboration

PART IV: Empowerment With the World
Chapter 10: Escaping Financial Traps
Chapter 11: Using Real Talents in Life and Work
Chapter 12: Helping Others and the World

PART V: Empowerment with Higher Self
Chapter 13: Falling Together After Falling Apart
Chapter 14: Balancing Life and Work
Chapter 15: Doing Work and Play You Love
Conclusion: Claiming Your Passion, Power, and Purpose
Resources
Empowerment Guide
Recommended Reading, Sites, and Groups
Index
Acknowledgments
About the Author

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