Reviews — Questers Dare to Change
Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Art Linkletter, Host and Author of Kids Say the Darndest Things, recommend becoming a Quester in their book, How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life.
“Dare to Change is a book that not only inspires you to rethink and change your life and career, it shows you how… It applies to a wide range of ages—from those still in high school to those retiring from conventional jobs and considering a whole new set of activities.”
-John D. Krumboltz, PhD, Stanford University
“Kanchier’s contribution highlights the AACE tradition of exemplary quality and integrity. We are pleased to honor her exceptional leadership in creating innovation and excellence in career education…”-– Pat Nellor Wickwire, PhD, President, American Association for Career Education
“Do You Dare? This is one great book for someone who may be unhappy in their life or career – and needs a reality check. I’ve read a number of so-called “self-help” books… and this one really did it for me… It takes the reader to a far deeper level of introspection and self assessment than the usual book of its type…” — A Customer.
“Dr. Kanchier continues to encourage and affirm readers to identify their effective coping strategies… Her concepts and helpful examples bring understanding and direct applications to us all. I have recommended this book to career counsellors and will continue to do so.” –– George Fitzsimmons, PhD, University of Alberta.
“I strongly recommend this book to anyone seeking a new career or a new meaning in work…”
-Warren Farrell, PhD, Author, The Myth of Male Power, and Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap — and What Women Can Do About It.
“There are times when your work world calls out for change. Rest assured. There is nothing wrong with you; you may be on the verge of a healthy quest for a more rewarding future….An exceptional book, Questers can help you find the way.” — Roxanne Davies, Co-author, Olga, Lessons for a Happy, Healthy O.K. Lifestyle.
“As Quester, I found the book inspiring and informative. It shows readers how they grow and change throughout life, and how to creatively take control of their careers in a changing work world. Questers offers numerous case studies, quizzes and guidelines to move forward…” — Emmanuel Shamatutu, Career Consultant
“Kanchier’s contribution highlights the AACE tradition of exemplary quality and integrity. We are pleased to honor her exceptional leadership in creating innovation and excellence in career education…” — Pat Nellor Wickwire, PhD, President, American Association for Career Education.
“I consider myself a Quester as all the jobs that I have had have quickly lost their challenge. I often mention Questers Dare to Change when I meet people who outgrow their jobs and need to move on to the next challenge. Fortunately I have found my passion that continues to provide me with ongoing and endless challenges and opportunities. Your book helped me to understand my life and for that I thank you!” — Harvey Deutschendorf, Emotional Intelligence Expert, Speaker and Internationally Published Author of The Other Kind of Smart.
“Jump on this wonderful band wagon of possibilities, tips, stories, and self-score questionnaires, and find your own truth. Kanchier, a pioneer of ‘change,’ has provided you with all the tools…” — Anna Miller-Tiedeman, PhD, President, The New Careering Institute.
“Well, it was about time, finding a book that answered all my questions about what I really wanted out of life and, but of course, my fears and doubts. I was so trapped in my job… Just read ‘Questers Dare to Change’, and see what I mean…” — A Customer.
“In ‘Questers Dare to Change’, Kanchier covers much territory… Interest, clarity, and relate-ability are enhanced by many excerpts from personal stories… selected from the thousands of adults…” — A Customer.
“Take Charge of Your Career and Life! – Are you a Quester? Could you become one? Who are Questers anyway? Kanchier poses these questions in ‘Questers Dare to Change’… an excellent resource for anyone wanting to develop the knowledge, confidence, strength, and courage to take charge of career and life!…” — Gail Korza, California Association for Counseling and Development.
“I have been using your book…It never ceases to amaze me how much your information impacts… There are so many ‘ah ha’ moments after they take your Quester Questionnaire…” — Barb Sheppard, Alberta, Employment and Immigration.
“…It’s completely unlike anything I’ve read. It’s like having a heart to heart with friends…With my new found clarity I couldn’t be happier! This book really has changed my life and it could quite possibly change yours too.” — A reader.
“An encouraging guide for people who are thinking of changing their career but are afraid to take the first step. Provides helpful insight on how job satisfaction affects overall life fulfillment.” — MSBA, Life and Law Committee.
“Corporate downsizing, a changing economy, and the aging of America have made this a time of uncertainty for millions of people. This practical, thought-provoking book challenges readers to confront their lives in basic, honest ways, and then provides a hands-on guide to change, growth, and redirection.” — Impact Publications.
“A terrific must-read for everyone who wants to succeed in career and life. Meet here the real people who were not glamorous people from the very beginning of their lives. They faced dilemmas, they had doubts. But they learned to take control over their lives and career. And then they succeeded in both. Carole Kanchier, both in her practice and in this book, teaches very practically, how to do it. After reading this book you may decide that you change your job or not – and you will do it in full control of your decision and with full awareness of the reasons why. An excellent reading for all those who hesitate about whether they should make the change or not.” — Tadeusz Zorawski, CEO of UM / Universal McCann Poland.
“An outstanding book for everyone to read! Engaging and enduring. … Dr. Kanchier offers vision and inspiration and shows you how to develop power to achieve a more meaningful, satisfying and productive life — to attain the life you were meant to live in your best state of being, thinking, feeing, and doing.” — Pat Nellor Wickwire, PhD, President, American Association for Career Education.
“There are times when your work world calls out for change. Rest assured, there is nothing wrong with you; you may be on the verge of a healthy quest for a more rewarding future. With courage and curiosity you can discover a fulfilling career. An exceptional book, ‘Questers’ can help you find the way.” — Roxanne Davies, Marketing Consultant, Co-author, “Olga, The OK Way to a Healthy Happy Life
“Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life is an extremely interesting and readable exploration of a complex and often little understood topic. Dr. Kanchier’s vast knowledge, experience and research shine through her many fascinating stories. If your life or work is beginning to feel routine and unexciting this inspiring book is a must-read.” — Sylvia Polay Griffith, MEd, Psychotherapist
“A fresh outlook on careers and jobs… Dare to Change would be an excellent reference for a career counselor… The book is also clearly designed as self-help book and would be highly helpful to anyone reflecting upon a career or job at any developmental stage…” — Peter Emerson, EdD, LPC, Southeastern Louisiana University.