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Blue Pencil Career Success Monographs™

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We know that you’re a busy career professional and that your time is precious. We also know that you want and need the latest and best resources to help you develop and sharpen your skills.

That’s why at Blue Pencil Publishing (Blue Pencil Institute’s publishing division), our motto is short, sweet, and to the point. Our Blue Pencil Career Success Monographs™ are small print books, e-books, and downloadable pdfs that you can read quickly and easily but that are chock full of the how-to-do-it, do-it-now strategies that you need – and that really work. Each Blue Pencil Career Success Monograph™ focuses on one topic that supports The 6D Framework for Career Success™, the underlying structure that guides Blue Pencil Institute’s products, programs, and coaching services.

Order your Blue Pencil Career Success Monographs™ today and start learning how you can become more productive and effective -- and how you can feel more fulfilled, rewarded, and enthusiastic about the work you do every day.

RutBookCoverSmallClimbing Out of a Rut: Four Steps and 101 Secrets for Supercharging Your Career and Finding Greater Fulfillment and Reward in What You Do Every Day

It’s so easy to fall into a rut in our work and in our lives and to dwell there. But in this Blue Pencil Career Success Monograph™, you’ll learn 101 secrets that you can use practically and right away to climb out of your rut so that you can accelerate your career, become more effective and productive, and find greater fulfillment and reward in your work. These secrets have worked for others and they can work for you.

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eat out of hand smallThey’ll Eat Out of Your Hand If You Know What to Feed Them: The 30 Essential Communication Skills that Give Highly Successful Career Professionals Their Edge

Every day, we enter into a complex communication dance in which we try to lead and have others follow us. That’s a huge challenge. But in this Blue Pencil Career Success Monograph™, you’ll learn 30 practical and specific communication skills, divided into six skills areas, that you can use right away to get others to eat out of your hand. Learn the communication strategies Dr. Laura Hills has used and taught others to help them become more successful.

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We are planning to publish many more Blue Pencil Career Success Monographs™ in support of our 6D Framework for Career Success™. Here are the titles we are working on right now:

  • Taking Your Career to the Next Level: An Action Template 
    How to Tailor Your Career Goals to Your Authentic Self
  • It’s Not You, It’s Me: 
    Self-Branding Strategies that Set Career Professionals Apart 
  • Opportunity Knocks but It Needs Your Address: 
    Networking and Referral Building Do's and Don'ts for Busy Career Professionals 
  • From Blah to Je ne Sais Quoi: 
    365 Daily Readings to Help You Achieve, Feel, and Be Your Best

If you’d like to be notified when as each new Blue Pencil Career Success Monograph™ becomes available, and if you’d like to enjoy other privileges, please join our Blue Pencil Society or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Do you like our Blue Pencil Career Success Monographs™ and other products? We can provide you with customized special editions of any of our products for your next conference or training program, for your employees, or as gifts for your clients. We can work with small or large quantities and offer you very attractive group pricing. For more information, please check out our customizable products for your conference, clients, and employees.

And now, Blue Pencil Institute products can also be packaged with our programs so that every program attendee receives the product of your choice – even customized with your logo and a foreword from you, if you like. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you’d like to explore our program-and-product combination packages.

Finally, if you like our products and would like to sell them, we invite you to become a Blue Pencil Institute Affiliate Marketer.


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