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    • ISBN:9781473668386
    • Publication date:26 Apr 2018

Defining You

How to profile yourself and unlock your full potential

By Fiona Murden

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Defining You is the shortcut to psychological profiling for professionals and business leaders, complete with tests, analysis and guidance.

*Take the online psychometric test and receive a full professional report*

Have you ever wondered what a profiling session would tell you about yourself?

Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour and improve their performance. Here she guides you through the professional profiling assessment process in private, to help you discover your strengths, understand what really drives you and learn which environments will help you to excel.

Step by step you will build your unique personal profile. Take a psychometric test, run a 360 assessment, draw up your early years timeline and enjoy some valuable self-reflection. Fiona then expertly - and sensitively - coaches you through interpreting your results and taking your next steps to fulfil your potential.

Our behaviour is at the core of what we do. This is your ultimate self-awareness toolkit to help you understand both your own and other's behaviour and to positively influence it. Along the way you may even start to sleep better, think more clearly and have good moods more often.

Defining You opens a window into the elite process of psychological profiling and presents a clear path to improving your effectiveness with immediate actions and tangible tips.

Biographical Notes

Fiona Murden is a chartered psychologist, performance coach, and has been awarded associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is a recognized authority on leadership assessment and has spent the last 19 years working with multi-national companies and advising global business leaders, policymakers and sportspeople on how best to fulfil their own and others' potential. She advises corporate and organizational boards across the UK, US, Europe and Asia Pacific on the behavioral probabilities associated with leadership hires, how to mitigate any risks, and the best ways to enable success.

Fiona has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Warwick University and a Master's from Warwick University Business School. She also has a Master of Science in Psychology, gained with distinction, from the University of London. Fiona is Managing Director of Aroka Ltd and founder of the charity Dot-to-Dot which aims to improve lives by accelerating the understanding of behavior across society.

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  • Publication date: 26 Apr 2018
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[Defining You] helps you travel on the journey of self-discovery in a simple, yet thorough fashion. It will provide you with previous undiscovered insights and help you craft an action plan to pull it all together. It is a 'must read' for anyone who has that essential quality of exceptional leaders, curiosity. — David Sole OBE, former Scotland Rugby Captain and co-founder School for CEOs
Fiona's warm and engaging style springs from the pages, providing guidance and helpful pragmatic examples which really make the experience come to life. — Sue Langley OBE Non-Exec Chairwoman Arthur J. Gallagher UK, Senior Independent Director UKAR, Trustee Macmillan Cancer
Whoever you are, and at whatever point you find yourself, here's a bespoke map for what happens next. — Jon Hendry, CEO of Prezzo Ltd
[Fiona] manages to get to the bottom of complex issues, and communicate them in a way you can action. — Rowan Gormley, CEO Majestic Wine and Founder of Naked Wines
Every reader will find a range of really helpful tools to understand their values, passions and interests - and to identify development goals to live life with a purpose. — Professor Anthony Forster, University of Essex
Defining You puts the spotlight on your own journey, helping you find your way to a happier, more successful life. — Kenny Wilson, CEO of Cath Kidston
A really compelling and rewarding read that is highly recommended for anyone serious about understanding themselves and becoming the very best they can be. — Jo Walmsley, HR Director for Waitrose
This is a MUST read - read it, and then get your loved ones to read it. You owe it to them and yourself. — Wing Commander Jonathan McMullan, Commanding Officer, Royal Australian Air Force Officers' Training School
Cuts right through the chaotic and provides authentic, useful, relevant, and actionable exercises at every turn. — Mel Carson, Microsoft
This book is a perceptive tool on how to truly grow within yourself. — Dr Vanessa Yenson
Written as a series of accessible and engaging 'sessions', I felt like I had my very own private coach helping me to uncover a much clearer picture of who I am and how I want to evolve. — Jenny Byars, Director, Ernst & Young, Australia
This book is truly remarkable in guiding you to understand what makes you tick, what could make you tick better, and how to bring yourself in line emotionally, physically, and mentally in order to achieve your full potential. — Sian Leigh, Distributor of WeSC (Swedish Clothing Brand) for New Zealand
[Defining You]is truly insightful - a flashlight on the human psyche - and comes complete with pragmatic exercises and actionable instruments, which are easy to implement. — Casey Badach, Partner, Redburn NYC
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