This workbook will help readers identify their strengths, interests, and priorities to take ownership of their life and career decisions.

The authors provide a framework to reflect on several questions that are becoming increasingly important among the 21st-century leaders―how to create an authentic leadership style, define one's values, and align vision–values career. Readers are given an extensive number of tools for defining their purpose, creating a plan, and are being encouraged to take it into action.

Coaches, mentors–trainers who help others achieve their aspirations will benefit from the contents of this book. It is also very valuable for first-time and mid-level managers, recent graduates, and newly established entrepreneurs looking for tools to create a roadmap for their life and career planning.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half-Title Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Description
  6. Contents
  7. Summary of the Chapters
  8. Introduction
  9. Part I Ownership of Your Life
    1. Chapter 1 Self-Leadership and Purpose
    2. Chapter 2 Self-Awareness: Understanding of the Inner Self
    3. Chapter 3 Core Personal Values
    4. Chapter 4 Building a Personal Vision and Strategy
  10. Part II Ownership of Your Career
    1. Chapter 5 Managing the Career by Personal Vision
    2. Chapter 6 Assessment of Context and Competencies
    3. Chapter 7 Assessment of Context and Competencies II
    4. Chapter 8 Competencies Development Plan
    5. Chapter 9 Transition, Failure, Resilience
  11. Part III Ownership of Your Daily Agenda
    1. Chapter 10 Life Balance and Time Management
    2. Chapter 11 Growing Through Coaching and Sports Spirit
  12. Appendix 1: The Syllabus of the Personal and Career Development Course on Which the Workbook is Based
  13. Appendix 2: My Personal and Career Journey “Leader’s Journal”
  14. Appendix 3: The Keirsey Temperament Sorter
  15. Appendix 4: Geert Hofstede’s Work on Cultural Differences
  16. Appendix 5: Publication Transcendental Love Journal
  17. Appendix 6: Best Self-Portrait Best Practices
  18. Appendix 7: Guiding Questionnaire for Personal Reflection
  19. References
  20. About the Authors
  21. Index
  22. Backcover