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  • Getting Ahead

  • Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level
  • By: Joel A. Garfinkle, Marshall Goldsmith
  • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

In Getting Ahead, one of the top 50 executive coaches in the United States, Joel Garfinkle reveals his signature model for mastering three skills to take your career to the next level: Perception, Visibility, and Influence.The PVI-model of professional advancement will teach you to: (1) Actively promote yourself as an asset and valuable person inside the organization, (2) Increase your visibility to gain others’ recognition and appreciation for your efforts and (3) Become a person of influence who makes key decisions inside the organization.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Revived and Focused at work.

  • By TAB on 10-29-12

Revived and Focused at work.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-12

What did you love best about Getting Ahead?

The specific tasks assigned by each section.

What about Christopher Hurt’s performance did you like?

The narrator did a great job of letting me hear the story, instead of hearing a person talking to me. When you do not even think about the reader, that is a very good narration!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes and No. I did not want to stop at any point, but found it best for me to break it into concept sections and ruminate upon (and put into practice) what I learned.

Any additional comments?

I had been experiencing a professional doldrums for a couple of years, but I am again focused and zealous with this ambition-injection (i.e. some oxygen to my professional coals). This book is a valid, sustainable process for "getting ahead" at work. I am already benefitting from it. Whether you need energizing or need a how-to for getting ahead, this will do it for you.

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