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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
by Daniel H. Pink

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English

Pages

268

Publication Date

January 09, 2018

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<b>Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of <i>Drive</i> and <i>To Sell Is Human</i>, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.</b><br /><br />Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.<br /><br />Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In W<i>hen: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing</i>, Pink shows that timing is really a science.<br /><br />Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers, or get married?<br /><br />In <i>When</i>, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.
How To Win Friends and Influence People
by Dale Carnegie

Language

English

Pages

285

Publication Date

August 24, 2010

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You can go after the job you want—and get it!<BR> You can take the job you have—and improve it!<BR> You can take any situation—and make it work for you!<BR><BR>Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, <i>How to Win Friends & Influence People</i> will teach you:<BR> <BR> -Six ways to make people like you<BR> -Twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking<BR> -Nine ways to change people without arousing resentment<BR> <BR> And much more! Achieve your maximum potential—a must-read for the twenty-first century with more than 15 million copies sold!
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended ...
by , Tahl Raz

Language

English

Pages

293

Publication Date

May 17, 2016

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<p><strong>A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.</strong></p><p>After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator. <em>Never Split </em><em>the Difference</em> takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.</p><p>Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, <em>Never Split the Difference</em> gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.</p>
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Lis...
by Donald Miller

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<p><strong><em>New York Times </em>bestselling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach readers how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.</strong></p><p>Donald Miller’s StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolutionary method for connecting with customers provides readers with the ultimate competitive advantage, revealing the secret for helping their customers understand the compelling benefits of using their products, ideas, or services. <em>Building a StoryBrand</em> does this by teaching readers the seven universal story points all humans respond to; the real reason customers make purchases; how to simplify a brand message so people understand it; and how to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media. Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer of a rock band, <em>Building a StoryBrand</em> will forever transform the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.</p>
Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advic...
by , Carter Reum

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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From the Reum brothers—former Goldman Sachs investment bankers, successful operators, and investors—comes <i>Shortcut Your Startup</i>, a practical playbook for both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs, filled with unconventional yet accessible advice for maximizing your business venture.<BR><BR>Courtney and Carter Reum have years of experience in the field, from investing in over 130 companies, including Lyft, Pinterest, Warby Parker, and ClassPass, to driving the success of their own liquor brand, VEEV Spirits. The Reum brothers have learned from every triumph and tribulation, and over the years have developed an effective and easy-to-understand guide to help entrepreneurs through the startup journey from inception to sale. Complete with personal anecdotes and real-life advice from the business playing field,<i> Shortcut Your Startup</i> outlines Courtney and Carter’s ten key “Startup Switchups” that flip traditional advice on its head:<BR> <BR>· Get into the Trenches<BR> · Know if You’re a Speedboat or a Sailboat<BR> · Obsessively Take Advantage of Your Unfair Advantages<BR> · Do What You Do Best, and Outsource the Rest<BR> · Build in Flexibility and a Diversified Focus<BR> · Think Milestones, Not Time<BR> · Nail It Before You Scale It<BR> · 1 Percent Better Is 1000 Percent Better<BR> · Gain Buy-in with Heart-Based Momentum<BR> · Success Doesn’t Equate to a Successful Exit<BR> <BR>Whether you’re a veteran entrepreneur looking for new ways to boost performance and reinvent your brand, or an aspiring entrepreneur ready to take a leap of faith, <i>Shortcut Your Startup</i> is essential reading to speed up your success!
The Science of Accelerated Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quic...
by Peter Hollins

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

December 01, 2017

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<h2><u>Make learning: painless, exciting, habitual, and self-motivating</u>. Absorb info like a <b>human sponge</b>.</h2><br /><b>We’ve never been taught how to learn, and that’s a shame. This book is the key to reversing all the misconceptions you have and making learning fun again.</b><br /><br /><h2>Scientifically-proven, step-by-step methods for effective learning.</h2><br /><b><u>The Science of Accelerated Learning</u></b> is not a textbook - it’s a guidebook for your journeys in learning. It will show you the most effective methods, the pitfalls we must avoid, and the habits we must cultivate. This book is highly organized and addresses all phases of the learning process, from creating a positive environment, to the biological basis of memory, to learning theories, and more. <i>It borrows from multiple scientific disciplines to present comprehensive techniques to simply learn more, faster.</i><br /><br /><h2>Master your approach and save countless hours.</h2> <br /><i>Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author.</i> He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2>Smarter, faster, and better ways to achieve expertise.</h2><br />•The physical and psychological pre-conditions to effective learning.<br />•<b>How our memory works and how to make it work for you.</b><br />•The learning techniques that work - with evidence.<br />•<b>How to never need to cram again.</b><br /><br /><h2>Tame distractions and procrastination through specialized habits.</h2> <br />•Why Einstein loved to play violin while working.<br />•<b>The learning mistakes you are probably committing right now.</b><br />•Steps to building true expertise.<br />•<b>How to teach effectively, and teach to learn.</b><br /><br /><h2>Outpace others, beat the competition, and get where you want to go in record time.</h2><br /><b>Learning to learn is one of the most valuable skills you will ever possess because it unlocks everything you want in life.</b> You will achieve: better grades, better work product, better relationships, more enjoyable hobbies, and each day you will grow closer to the life you truly want. <br /><br />It unlocks the paths you can take, and it unlocks the happiness you can potentially feel. <b>Learning is growing, and life without growing is not a life worth living.</b><br /><br /><h1><u>Save your valuable time by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.</u></h1><br />
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
by , Bruce Patton

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

May 03, 2011

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<b>The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised </b> <br /><br /><i>Getting to Yes</i> has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. <br /><br /><i>Getting to Yes</i> offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight- forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.
The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone: How to Live Fea...
by Peter Hollins

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English

Pages

207

Publication Date

December 22, 2017

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<h2><u>Don’t let life pass you by.</u> Reject judgment, bypass your fears, and design a life of adventure.</h2><br />Your comfort zone provides the safety and security of being tucked into bed. But in that safety, you accomplish nothing, experience nothing, learn nothing, and end up with nothing. <b>It’s a trap, and you need to get out.</b><br /><br /><h2>Life is for living, not merely existing. Which are you doing?</h2><br /><b><u>The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone</u></b> is not a motivational “rah rah” book. It is not 10 different versions of “just do it” or “live, laugh, love.” <b>This book is a little different.</b> It is a deep look, backed by science, into what keeps us from doing what we want, when we want. <br /><br />This book answers the question: <b>how do you gain the confidence to consistently break out of your comfort zone to accomplish any goals you have?</b> You’ll learn what actually matters, and what to stop wasting your time on. <br /><br /><h2>No more <i>what ifs</i> that keep you from your potential.</h2><br /><i>Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author.</i> He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2>Build confidence and understand your subconscious patterns.</h2><br />•Learn the subconscious beliefs that hold you back and how to change them.<br />•<b>The unique balance between planning, thoughtfulness, and simple action.</b><br />•Grow the habit of daily fearlessness.<br /><br /><h2>Become regret-proof and immune to judgment.</h2><br />•The empowering effect of an alter ego.<br />•<b>The psychological benefits of aiming for the scary or impossible.</b><br />•Reliable methodologies for adventure and breaking comfort zones.<br /><br /><h2>Outside your comfort zone lies everything you want - this book is how to get there.</h2><br />You’re currently at Point A. How far are you from Point B? Break your limiting beliefs to become comfortable with risk, and learn how to get out of your own way. Point B isn’t so far - it’s just behind the invisible walls you’ve made for yourself. Don’t go another day going through the motions you want to break out of.<br /><h1>Seize life by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.</h1><br />
Exactly What to Say: The Magic Words for Influence and Impact
by Phil M Jones

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English

Pages

151

Publication Date

July 26, 2017

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Often the decision between a customer choosing you over someone like you is your ability to know exactly what to say, when to say it, and how to make it count. Phil M. Jones has trained more than two million people across five continents and over fifty countries in the lost art of spoken communication. In Exactly What to Say, he delivers the tactics you need to get more of what you want.<br /><br />Best-selling author and multiple award-winner Phil M. Jones is highly regarded as one of the world’s leading sales trainers. He has trained more than two million people across five continents and fifty-six countries and coached some of the biggest global brands in the lost art of spoken communication. In 2013 he won the British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Award for Sales Trainer of the Year, the youngest-ever recipient of that honor. He has also written a series of best-selling books and developed a number of online training courses that have enrolled tens of thousands of members around the world. Phil divides his time between London and New York.<br /><br />Praise for Exactly What to Say:<br />“Abracadabra—you are a millionaire! That is what will happen if you follow the advice from Phil Jones in this book.”<br />—Jeffrey Hayzlett, primetime TV and podcast host, chairman of C-Suite Network<br /><br />“Indeed, the right words spoken the right way, while perhaps not actually magic, can sure have the results of such.”<br />—Bob Burg, co-author of The Go-Giver<br /><br />“I think Phil says it best himself at the end of this fabulous read: “Everything you have learned in this book is simple, easy to do and works.” It’s tried and tested, proven and guaranteed to help you get your own way more often.”<br />—Philip Hesketh, professional speaker and author on the psychology of persuasion and influence<br /><br />“If you want to get prospects, clients, colleagues, bosses or anybody to say “yes” to what you want, I have three magic words of advice for you: “Get this book!” <br />—Sylvie di Giusto, keynote speaker and corporate image consultant<br /><br />“This book is packed with ideas and easy-to-implement suggestions that will assist any individual in obtaining the outcomes they require from the conversations they have.”<br />—Grant Leboff, CEO, StickyMarketing.com<br /><br />“Exactly What to Say is packed full of real-world solutions that will lead you to achieving the outcomes you desire in life and business.”<br />—Richard Dixon, director, Holidaysplease<br /><br />“If you want to sell more and influence better, then this book is as close as you’ll get to a magic wand or silver bullet to success!”<br />—Rob Brown, founder Networking Coaching Academy and bestselling author of Build Your Reputation<br /><br />“Phil Jones helps uncover the truth in complex selling situations. These powerful phrases demonstrate how to influence others with integrity while never seeming pushy. You’ll use these gems each and every day.”<br />—Ian Altman, co-author of Same Side Selling, Forbes.com columnist<br /><br />“Exactly What to Say could replace just about every other book on human behavior—it’s that useful.”<br />—John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing<br /><br />“In this short but powerpacked book, [Jones] shares how to use certain key phrases to help you with the winning edge.”<br />—Bryan Eisenberg, NYT bestselling author of Waiting for Your Cat to Bark? and Be Like Amazon<br /><br />“Exactly What to Say is a must-read for anyone looking to be more persuasive in their business and personal lives.”<br />—Seth Price, bestselling author of The Road to Recognition
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
by Cal Newport

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English

Pages

287

Publication Date

January 05, 2016

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<b>AMAZON BEST BOOK IN BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP</b><br /><div><b><i>WALL STREET JOURNAL</i> BUSINESS BESTSELLER<br /></b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results.</b></div><div><b><br /></b><div>Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. In short, deep work is like a super power in our increasingly competitive twenty-first century economy. And yet, most people have lost the ability to go deep-spending their days instead in a frantic blur of e-mail and social media, not even realizing there's a better way.</div><div><br /></div><div>In DEEP WORK, author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Instead of arguing distraction is bad, he instead celebrates the power of its opposite. Dividing this book into two parts, he first makes the case that in almost any profession, cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits. He then presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four "rules," for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill. </div><div><br /></div><div>A mix of cultural criticism and actionable advice, DEEP WORK takes the reader on a journey through memorable stories-from Carl Jung building a stone tower in the woods to focus his mind, to a social media pioneer buying a round-trip business class ticket to Tokyo to write a book free from distraction in the air-and no-nonsense advice, such as the claim that most serious professionals should quit social media and that you should practice being bored. DEEP WORK is an indispensable guide to anyone seeking focused success in a distracted world.</div></div>

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