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About the author:
JoAnn R. Corley is a dynamic, inspiring speaker, career and management coach. She has a contagious passion and energy for the topics she teaches and has shared that passion with thousands across North America specializing in seminars on Personal Empowerment, Creative and Innovative Thinking, Effective Management and Leadership, Powerful Communication and Dynamic Team Synergy.

She is also co-author of the book, Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Success, a collaborative effort with some of the top female motivational speakers in North American and hailed by Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame as a must read.

She is known by her clients as insightful, passionate and an acute strategic thinker as she assists them in reaching their targeted outcomes.

Ms. Corley founded Convergence Consulting Group in 1998, a human resource-organizational development firm, which has provided services to a variety of industries such as; accounting & finance, engineering, government, staffing, risk management, not-for-profits, and sales to name a few.

Variety also describes the type of coaching and consulting clients Ms. Corley has helped over the years, which have included governmental leaders, scientists, engineers, phds, executives, finance and accounting consultants, mid-level managers and small business owners.

She took her consulting and coaching experience on the road conducting seminars and workshops all over North America and Puerto Rico. She has spoken to thousands of people and in every major city in the U.S.

Ms. Corley attended Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and Eastern Illinois University. Prior to launching her consulting practice, she spent several years as the International Benefits Manager for a not-for-profit, then moved on to become a Senior Recruiter for the Richard Michael Group, a boutique Chicago recruiting firm.


Insights for 21st century worklife success

Authored by JoAnn R. Corley

The attaining of wisdom in the past has been a life-long
pursuit relegated to just a few - for a special population in each culture. Today, however, I believe, there is a desperate need in our western culture for it to become a conscious pursuit for everyone!

A pursuit of dealing with and interpreting life in such a way, that as we navigate through our life experiences, we will live smarter creating a better world community. And in that way, leave an example for the next generation as they face new and some of the same challenges of being human.

The world is changing in such interesting ways these days and my sense is wisdom is needed now more than ever!

Since so much of my time is occupied within the business community as a career and management coach, I've decided to create this "book of wisdom" within the framework of the work life.

I believe in reality we all want wisdom, believe that we need it, and want our children to acquire it.
What's interesting is I believe we all have it ... our own unique brand of it and some choose to use it more than others.

In Working Wisdom - Insights for the 21st century Work Life, you'll find many words of wisdom I've coined, along with words that have inspired and provoked my thinking.

They carry with them critical themes I believe are needed to be successful both personally and professionally.

Read slowly, listen closely to the words, phrases, impressions and messages lifting off the pages and into your heart, mind, and spirit - so simply stated yet so powerful in impact.

Under each statement is a space intentionally left for you to write how that quote impacted you....what wisdom is being stirred within you...write it down...share it with others.
Let this book, move you towards and awaken within you your own valuable, needed unique wisdom!

It is my hope that through this shared experiences; our professional community can be strengthened and encouraged towards respect and prosperity!

Publication Date:
1452893381 / 9781452893389
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Black and White
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Business & Economics / General

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