The Resource The firstborn advantage : making your birth order work for you, Kevin Leman

The firstborn advantage : making your birth order work for you, Kevin Leman

Label
The firstborn advantage : making your birth order work for you
Title
The firstborn advantage
Title remainder
making your birth order work for you
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Leman
Title variation
  • F1rst born advantage
  • First born advantage
Title variation remainder
making your birth order work for you
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Oldest children were born to win! They're the high achievers, benchmark-setters, business moguls, concert violinists, and PTA presidents of our society. But when things get out of balance, how can they avoid being overly perfectionistic, people-pleasing, driven, and critical? Dr. Kevin Leman helps you to maximize your strengths, overcome your weaknesses, and better understand your firstborn friends and relatives
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leman, Kevin
Dewey number
155.9/24
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF723.B5
LC item number
L464 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth order
  • First-born children
  • Success
Label
The firstborn advantage : making your birth order work for you, Kevin Leman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: Will the firstborn please stand up? -- Just who are the firstborns? -- What's this birth order business about anyway? -- It has everything to do with your place in the family and your entire life -- Who's on first? -- Just because you're the first child born in a family, does that make you the firstborn? : here's why or why not -- The firstborn personality -- Firstborns are achievers : they get things done ... but there's a flip side to always winning -- Why firstborns are the way they are -- From day one, they're in charge, they always have the thickest photo album, they set the benchmark for every other child in the family -- Where do I go to buy one of those firstborns? -- You can't buy 'em, you can't teach 'em (at least not very well) -- Firstborn has innate skills that are hard to beat if he or she is balanced in life -- Has the critical eye turned on you? -- If there's anything firstborns struggle with, it's criticism : did you have a flaw picker as a parent? are you a flaw picker? here's how to turn that around for your own and others' good -- The firstborn advantage at home -- How to use your firstborn skills to strengthen your relationships with your spouse and children (who may be the same or a different birth order than you) -- The firstborn advantage at school -- How to use your firstborn nature to set reasonable goals and to encourage both yourself and your children as you pursue excellence ... not frustration -- The firstborn advantage at work -- How you can win at business anytime and all the time -- The firstborn advantage in relationships -- Why birds of a feather flock together ... but sometimes cause problems in the nest -- Making the most of being a firstborn -- What do you really want out of life? : you can break free of your own and others' expectations
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9780800719111
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008016084
System control number
  • ocn225846737
  • (OCoLC)225846737
Label
The firstborn advantage : making your birth order work for you, Kevin Leman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: Will the firstborn please stand up? -- Just who are the firstborns? -- What's this birth order business about anyway? -- It has everything to do with your place in the family and your entire life -- Who's on first? -- Just because you're the first child born in a family, does that make you the firstborn? : here's why or why not -- The firstborn personality -- Firstborns are achievers : they get things done ... but there's a flip side to always winning -- Why firstborns are the way they are -- From day one, they're in charge, they always have the thickest photo album, they set the benchmark for every other child in the family -- Where do I go to buy one of those firstborns? -- You can't buy 'em, you can't teach 'em (at least not very well) -- Firstborn has innate skills that are hard to beat if he or she is balanced in life -- Has the critical eye turned on you? -- If there's anything firstborns struggle with, it's criticism : did you have a flaw picker as a parent? are you a flaw picker? here's how to turn that around for your own and others' good -- The firstborn advantage at home -- How to use your firstborn skills to strengthen your relationships with your spouse and children (who may be the same or a different birth order than you) -- The firstborn advantage at school -- How to use your firstborn nature to set reasonable goals and to encourage both yourself and your children as you pursue excellence ... not frustration -- The firstborn advantage at work -- How you can win at business anytime and all the time -- The firstborn advantage in relationships -- Why birds of a feather flock together ... but sometimes cause problems in the nest -- Making the most of being a firstborn -- What do you really want out of life? : you can break free of your own and others' expectations
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9780800719111
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008016084
System control number
  • ocn225846737
  • (OCoLC)225846737

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