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Skills of Encouragement

Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others, 1st Edition

By Don Dinkmeyer, Lewis Losoncy

CRC Press

248 pages

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Most of us believe that every event has a cause and effect. We often feel there is someone or something we can put the blame onto besides ourselves. We may blame everyone from our parents to our bosses. Discouragement and unhappiness are ways of life for many of us.

Now there is a book that addresses these realities.Skills of Encouragement provides opportunities for readers to improve their self-esteem and personal skills through practical exercises.

Learn how to achieve a positive approach to living. Dynamic power is set free when you know how to focus on the positive potential within yourself. The authors have identified the process of encouragement that can produce an exciting, fulfilling and ultimately happy life.

Table of Contents

Encouragement Is Positively the Way Up

The Psychology of Encouragement

Getting High on Yourself Skills

Listening Builds Relationships

Responding with Understanding

Building Agreement Skills to Create a Bond

Believing Skills to Communicate Your Respect

Enthusiasm Skills to Create Energy

Focusing on Assets, Strengths, and Resources

Perceptual Alternative Skills

Humor Skills to Lighten Things Up

Recognizing Discouraging Belief Skills

Effort Focusing Skills

Rational Thinking Skills to Defeat Discouragement

Goal Commitment Skills to Define Your Destination

Optimism Skills to Find the Best Vantage Point

Positive Leadership Skills

Self-Encouragement Skills

Living as a Courageous, Positive Person


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science