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Success Skills for High School, College, and Career is now available

My new book is available on CaryJGreen.com. Please check it out and buy one or three.

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career provides step-by-step guidelines and hands-on exercises to enable students to enhance their academic performance and prepare for future career success. This book helps students construct realistic expectations for achieving success, develop self-awareness, build a future-oriented attitude, and improve their academic success skills, leadership skills, and soft skills. If you want to build skills essential for academic success and career readiness, this book is for you.

Furthermore, this book is an excellent resource for parents, grandparents, teachers, mentors, coaches, and anyone else who wants to help a young person develop the skills he or she needs to be successful.

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career is receiving excellent reviews:

“This unique and inspirational book teaches students how to be successful in school right now, while developing the skills that employers absolutely need in the 21st century.” —Pat Wyman, “America’s Most Trusted Learning Expert” and CEO of HowToLearn.com.

“Don’t limit your future based on your current skills. Empower your future by learning from Cary and his wonderful book.” —Rebecca Kochenderfer, CEO of Homeschool.com.

New book coming soon: Success Skills for High School, College, and Career


Successful students and successful employees have something in common: a well-developed skill set that goes beyond book smarts. The skills needed for success in the classroom and on the job can be honed with deliberate effort and the right resources.

Academic success skills—note-taking, reading for understanding, preparing for and taking exams, using resources such as advisors and academic coaches, participating in experiential education opportunities—enable students to perform at the level of their academic ability. Soft skills—communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, ability to work on a team, strong work ethic, and professionalism—underpin academic and career success. Leadership—influencing people to achieve common goals—is the key to personal and shared success.

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career provides step-by-step guidelines and hands-on exercises to enable students to enhance their academic performance and prepare for future career success. This book helps students construct realistic expectations for achieving success, develop self-awareness, build a future-oriented attitude, and improve their academic success skills, leadership skills, and soft skills. If you want to build skills essential for academic success and career readiness, this book is for you.

Coming soon…

Book summary for Success Skills for High School, College, and Career

Successful students and successful employees have something in common: a well-developed skill set that goes beyond book smarts. The skills needed for success in the classroom and on the job can be honed with deliberate effort and the right resources.

Academic success skills—note-taking, reading for understanding, preparing for and taking exams, using resources such as advisors and academic coaches, participating in experiential education opportunities—enable students to perform at the level of their academic ability. Soft skills—communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, ability to work on a team, strong work ethic, and professionalism—underpin academic and career success. Leadership—influencing people to achieve common goals—is the key to personal and shared success.

 Success Skills for High School, College, and Career provides step-by-step guidelines and hands-on exercises to enable students to enhance their academic performance and prepare for future career success. This book helps students construct realistic expectations for achieving success, develop self-awareness, build a future-oriented attitude, and improve their academic success skills, leadership skills, and soft skills. If you want to build skills essential for academic success and career readiness, this book is for you.

Coming soon…

Coming soon: Success Skills for High School, College, and Career.

This book is the second edition of Leadership and Soft Skills for Students: Empowered to Succeed in High School, College, and Beyond. This new edition maintains the themes that intelligence is not enough and that skills enable you to perform at the level of your ability.

Although many of the leadership and soft skills included in the original book contribute to academic success, two new chapters specifically focused on academic success skills are included in this edition. The broader title of this edition reflects the inclusion of academic success skills.