What to Do When You're New

What to Do When You're New

How to Be Confident, Comfortable, and Successful in New Situations

Book - 2015
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American Management Association

Have you ever felt nervous in new situations? Reluctant to introduce yourself? Afraid to ask questions? We all have. But if you let those worries stop you, you may miss out on real opportunity. Whether you’re changing jobs, joining a group, or moving to a new city, putting yourself out there enriches life and brings rewards.

What to Do When You’re New combines the author’s research with that of leading scientists to explain why we are so uneasy in new situations—and how we can learn to become more confident and successful newcomers. With practice, anyone can get better at being new. This original book opens your eyes to the necessary skills and teaches you how to:

  • Overcome fears
  • Make great first impressions
  • Talk to strangers with ease
  • Get up to speed quickly
  • Connect with people wherever you go

Blending stories and insights with simple techniques and exercises, this one-of-a-kind guide will get you out of your comfort zone and trying new things in no time.

& Taylor

Provides strategies for becoming more comfortable and achieving success in new situations, explaining how to overcome anxieties in order to make great first impressions, fearlessly perform tasks, and confidently interact with others.

Publisher: New York : AMACOM--American Management Association, 2015
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780814434895
Branch Call Number: 158.2 R647w 2015
Characteristics: x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: What to do when you are new


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Mar 22, 2016

This is an interesting book. It includes examples from real life on how to handle some situations. Would have been better if there were some more real life examples. A very read though!


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