The Adversity Advantage: Turn Your Childhood Hardship Into Career and Life Success
April 2017 ISBN 9781939548672
Paperback, 184 pages The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.
BASED ON A UNIQUE FIVE-YEAR STUDY of over 300 high- achieving men and women, The Adversity Advantage, uncovers how common and impactful childhood problems are for both sexes. Real and inspiring stories, insights and techniques for overcoming childhood misfortune, workplace benefits to hard-earned survival skills, and pivotal career decisions are described. In The Adversity Advantage, Jude Miller Burke, a psychologist and executive coach, reveals pathways to: • Overcome low self-esteem, shame, and workplace triggers • Understand your values and find your authentic voice • Improve boundaries, communication, and conflict negotiation skills • Connect your childhood to improve your leadership style • Understand the impact of an adult toxic relationship on your career Regardless of your family background or childhood troubles, this is a book that should be read by all men and women who want to turn their childhood hardships into career and life success.More/less