(PDF) [Make Your Moment] BY Dion Lim
From Notes to Narrative eUnderstanding of why a particularxchange is happening 3 Steps of Problem Solving 1 Figure out what you want 2 Find solutions before problems 3 Remember Figure out what you want 2 Find solutions before problems 3 Remember s not about you it s about them Complainers never win Always ask for a contact and keep in touch with people you meet The key for asking for something at work is to make your reuest in a way that showcases what you can offer and how the organization can benefit If you re comfortable with who you are and you can let others see that things will naturally happen Respect for others is respect for yourself Standing up for someone Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America else is standing up forveryone including yourself Empower others to God's Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School empower yourselfMy honest review was made possible by a copy from the author I m truly not a big reader on any type ofmpowerment book but Dion is an awesome person I ve had the chance to meet in person and I wanted to read this it s such a great book part biographical part business acumen and part personal growth Women who work with men and need to understand other women better should read this book I really njoyed it Thank you Dion I won this book through a Goodreads Giveaway and am so happy i did As a real go getter in my own career i found this book really helpful and agreed with or learned from most of what Dion shares with us through these pages My favorite part of this book though was the way Dion s personality really shines through the pages She is *a strong successful woman who had to overcome a lot to get where she is being that she is asian *strong successful woman who had to overcome a lot to get where she is being that she is asian a woman she talks about how those things were obstacles often in her career I love the way she handled things with grace through her career and ven when mistakes were made she learned from those and shares it with us so that we don t make those same mistakesReally great book already sharing it with my boss as she is a woman in a competitive business Make Your Moment The Savvy women s communication playbook for getting the success you want by Dion
Limprovides xamples of common workplace challenges describing how to navigate communications successfullysuch as examples of common workplace challenges describing how to navigate communications successfullysuch as awkward conversationsand thinking on your feet in tough times So why do I need this bookI haven t been in the battlefield of the workplace for 40 years I basically do nothing However this book fell into my handsand I started reading it for fun Dion Lim has a likable personality that comes through in her writing with an infectious nergy about her She s sincere about what she is serious about yet has a great sense of humor to go along her straight talk She s a champion for women sharing thought provoking conflictsolution scenarios that are relatable I like how Dion thinks It is completely okay not to forgive and ually as okay not to forget I don t care how many books have been written on the subject or what Oprah has told us It s been drilled into my head to try to make amends whenever possible but sometimes other people s behavior is simply inexcusable A decision to stop ngaging with someone who has caused issues for you may be the smart wise choice Dion tells us The beauty of communicating by not communicating is that the ball is in your court and you hold the ability to focus on moving forward and kicking butt instead of wasting precious time and mental fortitude on how you re going to navigate around someone Foraging for Survival else s bad behavior Another nice sideffect for choosing to cut off communication with those who don t respect you or your craft is that your own Fragments energy has room to movelsewhere Dion has great common sense when it comes to people no matter what our socioeconomic backgrounds areshe says that we generally share the same Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries emotions and human responses Love happiness and hurt So no matter what our race or religion is it s not hard to find issues and topics that bind us Dionxplores many interesting topics fromhow to stay interested when bored to tears listen and ngage with mpathytalks about ye contactways to liminate fearsuse communication dexterity to solve problems and get what you wantma. Cceeding in business This book covers crucial career skills including Thinking on your feet in the tough situations Networking beyond your league Handling awkward conversations with grace and confidence Making online life work for you including shutting down bullies and growing your audience Building inner confidence Communicating your personal brand Turning mistakes into opportunities Choosing which battles are worth fighting then winning them. ,
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Award winning ABC news anchor Dion Lim gives women the inside track on communications strategies that make or break careers If the workplace is a battlefield for women this is the playbook they need Women face uniue circumstances on their road to success no matter age or Going Berserk experience what their goals are or industry Make Your Moment addresses a wide range of career and workplace scenarios and microinteractions you must master if you care about su. Ke online life work in your favorknow which battles to chooseknow which battles are worth fighting and then win themetcVery cool book notarth shattering vital to read itbut I think women with full time careers actually would njoy this book If one of my female working friends in the United States here in Goodreads would like to read it I m happy to mail you my copy 35 4 stars This is an amazing book that can help anyone who want to be successful in their career whether you are just starting fresh out of college or looking to move up in your current professional role feeling stuck or lack the business acumen to push yourself to your full potential This book should be reuired reading for anyone who want to succeed in business or in their professional career The book is very asy to read and provides an amazing guide on how to handle potential issues and problems and importantly is how to tackle problems you may Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America encounter and what to do about itAs women we often are very afraid to speak our minds and say what we really want to say This book will help how toncourage and build confidence and guide on how to communicate with people in the professional Autobiography and Other Writings environment You may be in a field that is male dominated and need to find your way to finding success without feeling intimidated or afraidThis book is very well written and will definitely help in achieving success in your professional career and in business This is a must read and I highly recommend this book tovery woman I know I received this book for free in xchange for an honest review I was so xcited to read this book because the author Dion Lim is a news anchor in the Bay Area where I am from I was already familiar with
Her So Of Course I Jumped At so of course I jumped at opportunity to read her book This book was full of incredibly useful career advice for women It doesn t matter what industry you are in her advice works for Unbeatable Mind (3rd Edition): Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level (English Edition) eBook: Mark Divine: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. everyone The advice also isn t outrageous it s realistic The book is very accessible and well organized It is superasy to read and gets straight to the point which is practical for women who may be busy with their careers The use of bullet points in particular made the advice simple to digest The best part of the book is that she mbraces her identity as an Asian American woman She uses her xperiences to help shape her advice Some people might try to downplay who they are to appear credible but not her She stays true to who she is It s really refreshing to read a professional self help book from the perspective of a woman of color I hope to see of this because diverse perspectives are valid Overall I really recommend this book It contains a great blend of personal xperiences and solid advice *I Uickly Learned That It Wasn T *uickly learned that it wasn t about having the biggest voice but rather having the right one Dion Lim is a household name across America she s won award after award for her reporting and has broken through so many barriers for as a woman and person of colorAnd throughout the process she s learned a thing or two about communicating in the public ye and managing her coworkers behind the scenes And it s best to deliver this message while managing to retain poise professionalism and dishing out a little sass In this book she shares her most powerful lessons ones that changed the direction of her career and ultimately brought her to where she is today Eliminate your fear They pick their noses too Overall I uite liked this book It was short sweet and provided lots of life lessons many of which I can apply to my own career ven though it so far from hers I really liked how it wasn t always success story after success story Fail your way forwardSometimes it takes one step back to bound lightyears forward Lim shared so many moments where she messed up and how she
Went Forward After Thatforward after that really helped balance out the book So are you ready Let s dive in A huge thank you to the author and publisher for sending me a free copy in xchange for an honest reviewYouTube Blog Instagram Twitter Snapchat mirandareads. Along the way you'll learn how the author found her own voice as an American born Chinese woman in a traditionally white industry how she rose to national fame and the unexpected personal discoveries that have come with itIt's those day to day interactions that nobody teaches about in school or in corporate training that can make or break a woman's career Make Your Moment helps you master very interaction you'll face for ultimate career succe.