Readers will learn new facts about stress after reading this results oriented book. Full Speed Ahead contains several stress relief exercises. Readers will learn how to gain control of their life! They will discover new ideas on how to resolve conflict in the workplace and at home.
In a world of constant change, conflict in the workplace, fear, worry, workplace bullies, and adversity...feeling overwhelmed can zap your zest for living and stress can wear down your coping skills.
Joyce's book, FULL SPEED AHEAD helps you shift gears by using change as a positive catalyst to recharge your batteries to refocus your energies to achieve your personal and professional goals.
Using proven techniques, principles and action plans, Joyce shares solid step by step solutions to empower you to:
- Tackle with life challenges by learning new facts on stress
- Upgrade your communication skills with respect activities
- Appreciate and harness the creative powers of diversity
- Ramp up your fun factor – Adding high octane humor for higher productivity
Each chapter is followed by a worksheet, questionnaire on stress management, and an action plan to help you put these principles into action NOW in your professional or personal life. Weiss is a master at empowering audiences with her fresh message of hope.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Gaining Control – Put Yourself In The Driver’s Seat
This is the age of uncertainty, so learn to accept it. Commit fully to your job. It is your own personal gift. Invest in your own growth, quality and excellence. Add value to your organization. Be proactive. Be ready for your own future. Soar to success with continuous improvement with your personality development.
Chapter 2: Stress – Re-charge Your Battery By Channeling Stress Into Positive Energy
Choose your battles carefully. Be in control of your responses. Learn strategies for conflict resolution and defense secrets to control difficult situations. Coping with stress and resolving conflict and interpersonal issues are benefits that you will gain from this chapter.
Chapter 3: Humor – Use High-octane Humor
Take yourself a little lighter. Look for the humor that surrounds you. Learn the importance of humor. Find the absurdity in difficult situations.
Chapter 4: Having Fun – Tune-up Your Funny Bone
Brainstorm creative ideas to increase morale and to make the environment positive. Be a fixer, not a finger pointer. Energize your team. Rise above negativity so it doesn’t drain you. Be your own coach.
Chapter 5: Communication – It’s A Two-Way Street To Build Rapport
Discover power words to get the results you deserve. Develop trust and rapport. You will use these effective communication skills immediately after reading this chapter.
Chapter 6: Diversity – Even Hondas, Volvos & Chevys Can Get Along
Appreciate the strengths and benefits in diversity. Learn how to excel through cooperation. Assumptions and stereotypes will be discussed.
Chapter 7: Creativity – Discover The Back Roads To Develop Your Creative Genius
Celebrate the magic within and discover your creative genius. You are paid to handle problems and find solutions. You already have many of life’s answers. Discover road blocks that kill creativity. Think beyond the boundaries.
Chapter 8: Risk-taking And Goal-setting – Create Your Own Road Map
Develop a plan of action. Learn the importance of mistakes. Celebrate your victories. Learn to take risks, achieve flexibility and meet new challenges head on. Goals are dreams with gym shoes.