Soft skills have become a game-changing competence in the modern world of work, which demands socially adept, professional leaders who are able to contribute and add value to multiple facets of an organisation. When people understand and learn to control their own behaviour, thoughts, feelings, attitudes and motives, it gives them a definite strategic advantage, both in the workplace and in society. Developing soft skills for success: a guide for modern professionals provides a foundation for cultivating excellence in emerging leaders.
Developing soft skills for success: a guide for modern professionals offers fresh, current and applicable content from a southern African perspective. It includes a range of real-life examples, scenarios and case studies as well as practical group and individual exercises to facilitate learning in an interactive, challenging and fun way.
Contents include the following:
· Enhancing self-awareness for success
· Setting goals for success
· Self-management: strategies for achieving personal success
· Career self-management skills – employability and graduate attributes
· Career development for professional success
· Personal branding for professional success
· Digital skills development for success
· The art of professional networking for success
· Professional communication for success
· Managing a diverse workforce for success
· Organisational change for success
· Ethics for success
Developing soft skills for success: a guide for modern professionals is aimed at students in higher education as well as practising professionals and managers.
Chapter 1 Enhancing self-awareness for success
Chapter 2 Setting goals for success
Chapter 3 Self-management: strategies for achieving professional success
Chapter 4 Career self-management skills: employability and graduate attributes
Chapter 5 Career development for professional success
Chapter 6 Personal branding for professional success
Chapter 7 Digital skills development for success
Chapter 8 The art of professional networking for success
Chapter 9 Professional communication for success
Chapter 10 Managing a diverse workforce for success
Chapter 11 Organisational change for success
Chapter 12 Ethics for success
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