ERIC Number: ED510193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
Teen Success! Ideas to Move Your Mind. (2nd Edition)
Elye, Beatrice J.
Great Potential Press, Inc.
This new edition will guide teenagers toward success with updated ideas and suggestions that today's teens can relate to. Perfect for at home or in the classroom, this conversational book can help give your teenager practical life skills and enlightened insights. Chapter topics include decision making, speed reading, building confidence, time management, communication skills, and much more! This book contains the following chapters: (1) Personal Notebooks: A Key Resource; (2) The Time of Your Life: How to Spend Your Time Wisely; (3) Observation: What Do You Really See?; (4) Creative Thought Processes: Activities to Increase Creativity; (5) Speed Reading: A Vital Key; (6) Enthusiasm and Confidence: Impressive and Infectious; (7) Decision Making: Five Steps to Making Wise Choices; (8) Frustration: Stress, Depression, and Suicide; (9) Brevity and Levity: The Long and the Short of Playing with Words Creatively; (10) Self-Esteem: Mastering Your Own Challenges; (11) Conversational Skills: More than Just Listening and Speaking; (12) Communication Beyond Words: Body Language and Appearance; (13) Organizing Meetings: Like Herding Cats; (14) Public Speaking: Doh! Do I Have To?; (15) Determination and Persistence: Overcoming Obstacles and Difficulties; (16) Health: Physical, Behavioral, and Mental; (17) Mentors: Sources of Wisdom, Advice, and Experience; (18) Success: What Is It, Really?; (19) The Landscape of Courage: Resilience over Rocky Terrain; (20) Social Etiquette: Traditions, Customs, and Rituals; (21) Ambition's Gamble: Finding a Rewarding Career; (22) Solitude: Alone or Lonely?; and (23) All of Your Tomorrows: The Road Ahead. This book also contains the following: (a) Dedication; (b) Acknowledgments; (c) Preface; (d) Epilogue; (e) All-Time Great Books; (f) Recommended Reading; (g) References in Chapters; (h) Index of Names; (i) Index of Quotations; and (j) About the Author.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Decision Making, Speed Reading, Time Management, Communication Skills, Self Esteem, Observation, Creativity, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Suicide, Verbal Communication, Public Speaking, Nonverbal Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Meetings, Persistence, Self Determination, Physical Health, Mental Health, Behavior, Mentors, Success, Personality Traits, Social Behavior, Culture, Folk Culture, Career Choice, Psychological Patterns
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