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A state-of-the-art practitioner resource and course text, this book provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and spells out effective ways to help teens who are having difficulties. The authors illuminate protective and risk factors in the many contexts of adolescents' lives, from individual attributes to family, school,…
The first step, say the authors of this book, is this: Just start.” In other words, take action now and learn as you go.
Written by a trio of seasoned business leaders, Just Start combines fascinating research with proven practices to deliver a reliable method for helping you advance toward your goals-despite the uncertainty that is all too common today. Babson College President Leonard Schlesinger, organizational learning expert Charles Kiefer, and veteran journalist Paul B. Brown share their own deep and varied experiences and draw from a source where striving amid constant uncertainty actually works: the world of serial entrepreneurship. In this world, people don’t just think differently-they act differently, as well.
Using this novel approach, Just Start will help you:
Determine the best strategy and tactics when the future is uncertain
Minimize financial risk in every decision you make
Attract like-minded people to what you want to do (and learn why this is important)
Understand why Act. Learn. Build (so you can) Act again” is the best course of action when facing the unknown
So throw out your forecasting tools and shrug off that nagging frustration that comes with constant uncertainty. Just Start distills for you the very essence of what makes people successful in today’s volatile environment. This book is your guide to achieving your goals-whether your project is professional or personal, or somewhere in between.