Use the elements of your personality to fast forward your
career success.

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Personality Power

Discover Your Unique Profile
And Unlock Your Potential for Breakthrough Success

Identify and harness the core strengths of your personality style to immediately improve your job performance, satisfaction and success.

Complete the 10-minute award-winning self-assessment, and turn to the in-depth chapter devoted to your style. The charts, exercises and inspiring success stories will help you leverage your natural talents and find the fulfillment and recognition you deserve.

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Find and Keep Your Ideal PartnerTHE GUIDE TO FINDING &

Take a self-scoring assessment and use your personality code to create more love & less conflict in your relationships. It may change your life forever!

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The Breakthrough System for Achieving Power & Influence

What do successful women share in common? How do they differ? Combining a 38-item self-scoring quiz and exercises with 37 in-depth interviews of powerful women in finance, business, politics and entertainment, Women and The Leadership Q presents a hands-on breakthrough system to help readers identify and build on their “signature” leadership style. Profiles include Diane Sawyer, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Hillary Clinton, Christie Whitman,
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