With her popular career counseling sessions, motivational speeches, workshops, and television specials, Barbara Sher has become famous for her extraordinary ability to help people define and achieve their life goals. Now she tackles a problem that millions of people face today in a universe of... read more
In this book Barbara Sher identifies a type of person she calls The Scanner. This Scanner is someone who to the outside world changes their mind too much and seems to have no direction when it comes to their professional life. She describes 7 types of Scanner and helps each of them to... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
In this book Barbara Sher identifies a type of person she calls The Scanner. This Scanner is someone who to the outside world changes their mind too much and seems to have no direction when it comes to their professional life. She describes 7 types of Scanner and helps each of them to identify the changes they can make in their life in order to accept who they are and at the same time how to find different ways to live a better life.
PART ONE: WHAT IS A SCANNER, AND ARE YOU ONE?
Chapter 1: All About Scanners
Chapter 2: What's Wrong With Me?
Chapter 3: Scanner Panic
Chapter 4: Commitment Phobia
Chapter 5: Too Busy to Do What I Love
Chapter 6: I Won't Do Anything If I Can't Do Everything
Chapter 7: I Can't Get Started
Chapter 8: I Never Finish Anything
PART TWO: WHAT KIND OF SCANNER ARE YOU?
Chapter 9: About Cyclical Scanners
Chapter 10: Are You a Double Agent?
Chapter 11: Are You a Sybil?
Chapter 12: Are You a Plate Spinner?
Chapter 13: About Sequential Scanners
Chapter 14: Are You a Serial Specialist?
Chapter 15: Are You a Serial Master?
Chapter 16: Are You a Jack-of-All-Trades?
Chapter 17: Are You a Wanderer?
Chapter 18: Are You a Sampler?
Chapter 19: Are You a High-Speed Indecisive?
Epilogue: Your Best Work
Appendix A: How Do Scanners Earn a Living?
Appendix B: Tools for Scanners
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