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Dr. Carole Kanchier, author of the groundbreaking, best seller, Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Your Life, will be discussing how to reshape your career while achieving a meaningful and productive life in various North American venues!

A visionary in career development Carole Kanchier encourages people to look at career advancement in new ways to succeed in changing times by adopting QUESTER skills such as intuition, resilience, optimism and risk.

Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life empowers readers to manage change. Motivational stories, insightful questionnaires, and practical guidelines help readers understand how they grow and change through life, where they are in their career and life cycles, how to make wise decisions and create purposeful, growth-oriented, and fulfilling lives.

A registered psychologist, award-winning author, career expert, internationally recognized columnist and educator, Carole Kanchier chaired the Career Change Committee, National Career Development Association, and taught at University of California, Berkeley and Santa Cruz, the University of Alberta, and other institutions of higher learning. Her work is printed in publications such as San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Star, New York Post, Malaysia Business, and USA Weekend Magazine. Dr. Kanchier walks her talk!

by Carole Kanchier, PhD
ISBN: 978-1508408963
Paperback, 278 pages, 6 x 9, Create Space, 6th ed (February, 2015) Available at Amazon



A free copy of chapter 1 is available from

Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life, by Dr. Carole Kanchier, Ph.D.IMG-20140811-WA0002








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