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Do you want to be successful in your own way? Are you confused when reading leadership and other self-help books? Do you want to move to the next level but feel stuck? Have you been disappointed with the results? Have you been asked to improve? Level Up: How to Use Your Unique Strengths to Improve Your Competencies and Reach Your Goals by Michael C. Oster gives good insights on how to leverage unique strengths and competencies so that progress can be made on important issues. This practical guide is a good tool to help readers become successful by using what they have got to get to where they want to go. The book has the whys (vision), the whats (accomplishing goals and objectives), and the hows (competency-strength combinations) that will help readers adopt a new approach and produce improved results immediately.
Michael C. Oster tackles the topic with expertise and the techniques and strategies will not only help to improve capabilities but will also make the journey easy. The 7-steps framework will guide readers to use their strengths to move in the desired direction. The book is also a good way for readers to reflect and discover their strengths and apply them properly. The author runs through the topic methodically and in a structured manner, giving a lot of information on how to reach one's goals. There are illustrations and diagrams which give clarity to the author's tips and ideas. Level Up is a good book to have on the reference shelf as it can be used as a handy guide. It offers a broader perspective when it comes to approaching opportunities and challenges. The Level-Up Dashboard and Continuous Improvement Journal are useful to analyze strengths and weaknesses and watch one's progress. It is an encouraging book that will help readers to enhance their skills and work strengths and have a positive effect on others.