Discovering Your Career in Business was Butler and Waldroop's first book, and focuses on how to discover what your true interests in business work are by utilizing their proprietary test, the Business Career Interest Inventory. The book was an instant success. With their continued research, they have since added two additional proprietary tests, and brought them all to the Internet resulting in what is now the CareerLeader® program.
The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back: Overcoming the Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead
The Twelve Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back is the result of Waldroop and Butler's many years of experience working as leadership development consultants to business executives in a wide variety of industries. It explores the twelve behavior patterns that they have seen in their clients that limit career success, and provide suggestions for modifying those behaviors. The book also describes the four "root causes" that, in different combinations, can fuel the behaviors.
Many times in life, we will find ourselves at a dead end, in our career or personal world. Far from being a sign of failure, these dead ends are in fact a developmental necessity. We have, despite our feelings of hurt, self-doubt, or depression, arrived at a new frontier. Getting Unstuck details a six-step process that leads from the dead end to new possibilities, by learning to recognize when you are "stuck" -- in personal or professional life -- and how to react to that in a positive way.
A Function-Centered Model of Interest Assessment for Business Careers
((Journal of Career Assessment | August, 2004))
"A Function-Centered Model of Interest Assessment for Business Careers" was published in the Journal of Career Assessment, the oldest and most prestigious refereed academic journal devoted to research in the field of career assessment. This article established the psychometric rigor of Butler and Waldroop's first assessment, the Business Career Interest Inventory. Along with their book, Discovering Your Career in Business, this article is a great resources for learning about the validity and reliability of the BCII.