Dave Mitchell, the author of The Power of Understanding People, turns his focus inward to help you understand yourself. He says if you tap into “metacognition” – the process of “thinking about thinking” – you can go beyond self-awareness to discover why you develop certain behaviors and to realize your potential. He sets you on this journey of self-discovery with an “interactive style” assessment, worksheets and exercises. Mitchell’s humorous, comforting self-revelations align with his philosophy of charitable self-analysis. His easy, self-improvement guidelines are encouraging, but not preachy or didactic. Some chapters rehash material from his previous book, but those seeking personal growth will enjoy his refreshing, readable and innovative approach.
About the Author
Dave Mitchell is a sommelier, international speaker, trainer, consultant, writer and entrepreneur who founded The Leadership Difference in 1995 to promote his “laugh and learn” philosophy. He also wrote Live and Learn or Die Stupid! and The Power of Understanding People.
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3 weeks agoGood for individual aspirations and development
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