- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 16, 2001

Books

• "Don't Stop the Career Clock: Rejecting the Myths of Aging for a New Way to Work in the 21st Century," by Helen Harkness, Consulting Psychologists Press Inc., 2000. The author dispels fears about aging and suggests that functional age, not chronological age, should be the focus in redesigning a career.

• "No More Blue Mondays," by Robin A. Sheerer, Consulting Psychologists Press, 2000. This book outlines keys to finding fulfillment at work.

• "Sometimes Enough Is Enough: Spiritual Comfort in a Material World," by Marsha Sinetar, HarperCollins, 2000. The newest offering by the author of "Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow," this book explores the path toward spiritual wholeness and suggests that state of mind, not material circumstance, is the key tofinding happiness.

• "The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success," by Nicholas Lore, Simon & Schuster, 1998. This book provides a step-by-step process for choosing a career that is suited to one's natural talents and abilities. It contains self-tests and tools designed to help find the right fit. The book is a must-read for anyone contemplating a new career.

• "Trends 2000: How to Prepare for and Profit From the Changes of the 21st Century," by Gerald Celente, Warner Books, 1997. This book spotlights a number of today's trends, including a trend toward self-employment.

• "Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence," by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin, Penguin Books, 1992, updated 1999. Brimming with valuable insights and anecdotes, this book sets out several steps for creating a new way of looking at money.

On line

• Consulting Psychologists Press and its book division, Davies-Black Publishing, have a Web site (www.mbti.com). CPP publishes the Meyer-Briggs Type Indicator inventory. The organization was founded in 1956 by John Davies Black, a psychologist and Stanford University professor.

• Career Hub (www.careerhub.org) is another CPP Web site. It offers helpful advice for planning a career as well as links to other Internet sites. One link offers job-search skills and on-line job listings.

• The Rockport Institute, an organization based in Rockville, has a Web site (www.rockportinstitute.com). Rockport Institute was founded by Nicholas Lore and offers career counseling and training.


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