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Take Charge of Your Talent

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Whether you’re the new kid in a cubicle, the boss in the executive suite, or self-employed, you have huge potential for greater productivity and fulfillment. Even very high performers in excellent organizations—large and small, for profit and nonprofit—report that 30 to 40 percent of their talent is untapped. Imagine what lies waiting for you. Take Charge of Your Talent details three keys to develop and enjoy your abilities. You’ll discover new ways to identify your aspirations and opportunities, power past obstacles, and translate your intentions into results. Finally, you’ll create a personal brand with enduring career assets that will multiply the payoffs for yourself and your organization. “This inspiring book will teach you how to unlock your gifts and release your power and potential.” —Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Great Leaders Grow “This wonderfully practical and inspiring book is based on a belief I cherish: that all humans are creative and have talent.” —Margaret J. Wheatley, author of Leadership and the New Science and So Far From Home “Maruska and Perry’s book shows how we can harness our talents in ways that expand our horizons, ramp up our ability to bring out our best, and energize those around us in the same way. Indispensable.” —Michael Ray, professor emeritus, Stanford Business School, coauthor of Creativity in Business, and author of The Highest Goal