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1st Edition

Skills of Encouragement
Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others

ISBN 9781574440041
Published November 15, 1995 by CRC Press
248 Pages

USD $64.95

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Book Description

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

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