Get It Together: Cultural and Practical Tips to Be a Successful Adult (Paperback)

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This book is about taking control of your life. That's it. What you do with that control is entirely up to you. Inside, you'll find things you may not have learned in school, but you absolutely need to know if you are going to Get It Together. The tips, advice and exercises are helpful at any age, but especially for a young person wanting to become an independent high schooler or adult. A sample of the highly useful and must-knows: Part One - the value of mentors, the American Dream, keeping commitments, hard work, moderation and "just because you can, doesn't mean you should" Part Two - finding, keeping and being successful at a job, interviewing, resumes, and getting into and paying for college Part Three - getting your financial life in order: bank accounts, credit and debit cards, saving for the future, insurance and basic legal documents Part Four - the how-to's of daily life, from buying smart, eating smart, personal security, getting a good roommate and renting an apartment to taking care of a car, doing laundry and cooking for yourself All these life skills, not generally taught in school, are crucial to being an adult and crafting a successful life. It's time to Get It Together.

About the Author

Scott Paly has over 30 years of executive and sales management experience in Network Security and IT Services. He co-founded Global DataGuard, a leading-edge network security technology development, consulting and managed services firm. Prior to that, he co-founded RealTime Consulting, an IT staffing firm, listed in The Dallas 100, the fastest-growing Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex companies, for five consecutive years. He also founded RealTime Staffing. Paly served all as President/CEO of the companies from inception through successful acquisition. In addition, he was involved in the start-up and management of Data Management Search, an information systems search firm. Paly started and operated a landscaping service in middle and high schools and a mobile home maintenance, renovation and repair business while working through college. He received a B.A. in Biology and Chemical Science from Florida State University. Paly is the married father of two daughters. He currently provides consulting advice to entrepreneurs and runs a small farm and a real estate investment company. His interests include volunteering for several organizations, teaching and learning Shaolin Kung Fu, racquetball, tennis, glass blowing, hydroponic and organic dirt gardening, animal husbandry, woodworking, camping, investing and more. Paly is an Eagle Scout.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780692962190
ISBN-10: 0692962190
Publisher: Sp Publications LLC
Publication Date: November 15th, 2017
Pages: 150
Language: English