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Thursday, November 11, 2010

A Woman and Her Workplace...Preview and Giveaway

About the book:
For most people, the workplace is their home-away-from-home. We spend most of our waking hours with coworkers and employers. No blood relation, but yet we must build healthy relationships with them if we hope to excel at our work and enjoy our careers. Just like families, our work families are disturbed by dysfunctional issues. Interactions at work are often anything but ideal, let alone godly.

We find someone to vent about the grumpy boss, that arrogant team member, the lazy coworker who gets by doing nothing, and the undermining woman who makes our lives miserable. Yes, it’s easy to blame them for our workplace woes—but it’s better to look inward at what we have control to change.

A Woman and Her Workplace shows how God can perform a deep heart transformation within us so His love flows through us to the people in our workplaces. By delving into the issues that wreak havoc on our workplace relationships, author Rosemary Flaaten provides readers the help they need to develop and apply strong biblical principles of humility, integrity, forgiveness, grace, and celebration in the workplace.

Through discussing relationships such as boss to staff, woman to man, woman to woman, and teamwork, Rosemary guides women to develop healthy interactions in their workplaces. It makes sense to invest some effort into the relationships where we spend the lion’s share of our waking hours. This book isn’t just for women, though. Men find the book gives them insight into how to make the best of their working relationships with the opposite sex in their offices.

About the author:
Rosemary Flaaten’s successful book, A Woman and Her Relationships helps women process their outside-of-work relationships, so now she’s delving into these 9-5 relationships. She writes from a fully equipped life-experience toolkit. In it we find her varied work experience, a counseling and educational background, and a deep love for God as well as a passion to help others. Her Relationships book won The Word Guild Award, which is Canada's top Christian literary honor. A dynamic speaker—Rosemary challenges women of all professions to view their work as a calling and their workplaces as opportunities to live out Christ’s love. Rosemary lives with her husband and three children in Calgary, Canada.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY!

Leave a comment to win the prize package below:  email address must be included.  Winner will be chosen by KCWC.

GRAND PRIZE:  
 Give your desk a facelift
—transform your desk and your relationships!

  • An autographed copy of
    A Woman and Her Workplace
  • Hard cover journal
  • 40 piece stationary set
  • Handbag styled refillable note dispenser
  • Photo frame
  • Stainless steel travel mug
  • Mini stapler, pen, pencil and highlighter
Thanks to Kathy Carlton Willis Communications for the opportunity to preview this book.  You can learn more about Rosemary Flaaten here.  You can purchase your own copy here.

3 comments:

  1. This sounds like a wonderful book for me! I just went back to work part time after being a stay at home mom for years. I'm working within my chosen profession but in a new area that is challenging and yet exciting. I have a lot to learn and have many different people to interact and work with as I travel to different schools. The grand prize looks awesome!

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  2. I have read her previous book and it was very enlightening, This one sounds great as well.

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  3. This book seems appropriate for me. I am sure this will give me a strong insights on dealing with co-workers and how to enjoy work happily without even noticing such workloads. And my main point is, I hope to win this giveaway. (crossed-fingers)

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