And the Winners Are …#5 & #11,
— Congrats Jessi and Mindi!
Jessi, Mindi, send me an e-mail with your mailing address and I’ll do the rest. Congratulations again, -Jeff
I’m very excited: a contest, my first.
Simple, -but complete with a prize! After all, how cool could a contest be without a prize?!?
UPDATE: The book’s authors have generously donated a SECOND book for this contest. Thanks go to all for the active commenting.
Our Premier “Key Dropping Contest”
First, why call this a “Key Dropping” contest?
Famed lifestylist Chris Guillebeau wrote an article early this year, citing a 14th century poem. The poem illustrates two behaviours: building cages and dropping keys.
“Building cages” means to limit or lessen someone. Meanwhile, “dropping keys” is to empower them.
That’s my goal with this and every contest: to empower you.
All that’s needed is a bit of action on your part.
What’s the Contest? What Do I Do?!?
Very Easy. Write a comment below to answer these questions:
- Your name
- Your job or career field
- If you could do your job anywhere, what’s your ‘dream country’?
After 1 week, midnight EST Wednesday October 13th, I pick a winner. The winner will be chosen at random thanks to random.org. So, if there are 5 comments, you have a 20% chance. If 10 comments, a 10% chance. Best of luck to all!
What’s the Giveaway?
Here’s where the empowerment starts.
The book is called “Get Ahead by Getting Abroad”
This book empowers you to take that last “fantasy” answer you’re going to write and make it a reality.
No, really – I mean it. This book rocks.
The authors, Stacie N. Berdan and C. Perry Yeatman are great examples of the advice and success filling this book. The authors smashed the odds, sidestepped their competition and skyrocketed to great career heights. How? Through international job assignments.
Stacie and Perry share with you the what, when, why, and most importantly, the how for leaping ahead in your career through getting abroad.
The book isn’t just about them, either. The book is peppered with quotes, stories and input from 200+ others Stacie and Perry had interviewed.
While the book’s subtitle is “A Woman’s Guide to Fast Track Career Success,” the authors assure that the book is very useful for men as well. The book covers the same questions for both sexes, such as how to best leverage your role for international assignments, keeping contact with the right people here and “back home,” resources for spouses and families, etc.
Oh, I Need That Book – And So Do You
When I discovered this book, I was so impressed, I immediately wrote the authors, Stacie N. Berdan and C. Perry Yeatman. In fact, here’s how I started my first contact to them:
Hi Stacie, Perry,
My name’s Jeff Parker and I just discovered you (& your blog and book, etc). Awesome stuff.
…[begging for a free book]…
What do you say?
I knew this book was the perfect “key” to drop to you.
So, …stop reading and start writing your answers below in “Leave a Comment”!