Saturday, September 18, 2010

Book signing and talk

I am doing a book talk and signing in Charlottesville, Virginia on October 7, 2010 at 6:00pm. Here is the press release. Would love to see you there.

New Dominion Bookshop
404 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Contact: David Reynaud

Barbara J. Linney will discuss her new book:

Turn Your Face
How to Be Heard and Get What You Want Most of the Time

Thursday, October 7 at 6:00 PM

Turn Your Face is about reflecting on your life and finding meaning, renewing your energy, discovering why you listen (or why you don’t), talking well with others, creatively solving problems, planning what you want and striving to get it, giving an honest day’s work and yet not letting work totally consume your life, being cheerful, and giving to others.

Many books tell you what to do but not how to do it. Barbara Linney shows how she and her clients have used what she recommends.

Turn Your Face will help you consider the next step on your journey towards what you want.

“‘Whatever gives you joy, find a way to do it,’ writes Barbara Linney, author of Turn Your Face. This no-nonsense book is packed with good references and straight forward advice on how to live a good life. It touches on ways to communicate, set goals, tap creativity and be productive—and in short how to live a life that results in a deeper spiritual connection and more joy.”
—Debra Moffitt-Leslie, author of 108 Spiritual Practices for Challenging Times (to be published in 2011)

Barbara J. Linney is Vice President of Career Development for the American College of Physician Executives. She is known for her work in career counseling, management development, and communications training.

Her background includes one-on-one counseling, seminar presentations, published articles, and college-level teaching. She is author of the books, A Career Guide for Physician Executives, 2nd Edition of Hope for the Future, and co-author of the book Physician Executives: What, Why and How, 2nd Edition. She has published numerous articles in the PEJ (Physician Executive Journal.)

Audiences have heard her speak on topics such as Improving Interpersonal Communications, Conflict Management, Delivering Effective Presentations, Conducting Effective Meetings, Career Advancement, and Writing as a Form of Prayer. She has received excellent evaluations for programs taught at Harvard, Stanford, and the Mayo Clinic. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information, contact
Allison Linney at,
Barbara Linney at,
Michelle Prosser at,
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