Andrews wants to be your personal business mentor and his new
book, Listen To Your Work, has all the tools you need as
you go from college-to-job and worker-to-manager. Just released
from Parkhurst Brothers Publishers, Inc., Listen To Your Work
is a book about transition and its purpose is to help young people
adapt to business.
everyone will face struggles as they start a career. The solution
is to really know your work environment and Andrews is uniquely
qualified to help. Writing in a practical and direct manner, Andrews
addresses topics like communication as well as interpersonal and
political issues. With personal stories and real-life examples,
readers will easily understand what goes on inside a company and
the sometimes baffling behavior of management.
lessons taught in this book will be available throughout one's
career. Education will get you a job, noted one of Andrews' former
employees, but it won't help you navigate the business world.
"That's why I wanted to write this book," Andrews said.
"I wanted others to reap the benefits of the value of all
my time, energy and emotion."
mentor, according to Andrews, does not give advice directly but
draws out the mentee's thinking with open-ended questions, relevant
examples, patience and an equalizing openness and vulnerability.
is such a thrill to help people solve organizational and career
problems," says Andrews. "It is a chance to do something
beneficial by seeing other people accomplish their goals."
To Your Work can be used as a training tool for college placement
departments, new employee orientation, management development
or individual study. The book includes handy summaries at the
end of each chapter that enable readers to remember key points.
payoff," Andrews believes, "will be an improvement in
your job satisfaction and your own personal bottom line."