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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!
The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Wo...
by Stephen DENNING

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

February 08, 2018

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<p><b>More value from less work.</b></p><p>An unstoppable business revolution is under way — and it is Agile. Companies that embrace Agile Management learn to connect everyone and everything . . . all the time. They can deliver instant, intimate, frictionless value on a large scale.</p><p>Agile began emerging many decades ago, but truly took off in the software development industry. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement is now spreading quickly throughout all kinds of companies. It enables a team, a unit, or an enterprise to nimbly adapt and upgrade products and services to meet rapidly changing technology and customer needs. And the process is applicable anywhere — companies don’t need to be born Agile, like Spotify. Even centuries-old Barclays is making the transition and reaping rewards.</p><p>Filled with examples from every sector, <b><i>The Age of Agile</i></b> helps readers:</p><p><ul><li>Master the three laws of Agile Management (team, customer, network)</li><li>Embrace the new mindset</li><li>Overcome constraints</li><li>Employ meaningful metrics</li><li>Make the entire organization Agile</li><li>And more</li></ul></p><p>With this breakthrough approach, even global giants can learn to act entrepreneurially. Their future depends on it.</p>
The Art Of Thinking In Systems: Improve Your Logic, Think More Cr...
by Steven Schuster

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English

Pages

179

Publication Date

January 11, 2018

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<h2>Would you like to <b>have better solutions to your problems? </b> Struggling to understand why things went wrong when you did everything right? </h2><br /><i>The Art Of Thinking In Systems</i> can help you with these problems. <br /><br />You think systems thinking is for politicians, and big company CEO’s? Let me tell you this: <u>a small business is a system, your class at school is a system, your family is a system. </u>You are the element of larger systems – your town, your country, the world. These systems have a different dynamic. The more you know about their nature, the more optimal solutions you’ll find to problems related to them. <br /><br />Systems thinking helps you see beyond simple connections, and find strategic solutions considering every actor influencing your problem. <br /><br /><i>The Art Of Thinking In Systems</i> presents the fundamental system archetypes, models, and methods with an application to real life. <u>Know how to use systems thinking at work, in your business, in your relationship, friendships. </u> The book also helps you to see through the hidden pathways of contemporary politics, economics, and education changes. <br /><br />Systems thinking opens new and exciting ways to re-invigorate your world view. It enriches your <b>critical thinking skill, analyzing ability, clears your vision, makes you more logical and rational</b> – just to mention a few benefits. <br /><br />Systems thinking’s aim is not to overcomplicate your thoughts but to find better solutions to your problems. Some things in life can’t be fixed with a simple “you did this so I did that” thinking. By applying conventional thinking to complex problems, we often perpetuate the very problems we try so hard to solve. <br /><br /><h2>Learn to think differently to get different results. </h2><br /><br />•Learn about the main elements of systems thinking.<br />•<b>How to apply the best systems thinking ideas, models, and frameworks in your life? </b><br />•What are the biggest system errors, how to detect and fix them?<br />•<b>How can you improve your romantic relationship with systems thinking? </b><br /><br />Over the past decades, systems thinking gained an eloquent position in science and research. Complexity, organizational pathways, networks gained more importance in our interconnected world. Just like wars are not fought with two armies standing in opposite of each other on an opened field, the answers to personal problems are more compounded, as well. <br /><br />•Improve your social life understanding the systemic aspects of social networks. <br />•<b>Useful tips how to fix financial fallouts in your business. </b><br />•See through the systems of health care, education, politics, and global economics. <br /><br /><i>The Art Of Thinking In Systems</i> presents global systems theory with real life examples making it easily understandable and applicable. This book is not for Wall Street analysts but for everyday people who wish to understand their world better and make better decisions in their lives. <br /><br />You will be able to <b>define your problems more accurately, design solutions more correctly, put together strategic plans, and understand the world – and your place in it - in its chaotic complexity</b>. <br /><br /><h2>In our web-wired, interdependent world systems thinking is the key knowledge to escape confusion and misunderstandings. Start developing this precious skill today. </h2> <br />
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>
The 33 Strategies of War (Joost Elffers Books)
by , Joost Elffers

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English

Pages

512

Publication Date

December 14, 2007

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<b>Strategies of war—and the subtle social game of everyday life—by the bestselling author of <i>The 48 Laws of Power</i> <i><br /><br /></i></b>Robert Greene’s groundbreaking guides, <i>The 48 Laws of Power</i>,<i> The Art of Seduction</i>, and <i>Mastery</i> espouse profound, timeless lessons from the events of history to help readers vanquish an enemy, ensnare an unsuspecting victim, or become the greatest in your field. In <i>The 33 Strategies of War</i>, Greene has crafted an important addition to this ruthless and unique series.<br /><br />Spanning world civilizations, synthesizing dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts and thousands of years of violent conflict, <i>The 33 Strategies of War</i> is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. Structured in Greene’s trademark style, <i>The 33 Strategies of War</i> is the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu’s <i>The Art of War</i>.<br /><br />Abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Shaka the Zulu to Lord Nelson, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, as well as movie moguls, Samurai swordsmen, and diplomats, each of the thirty-three chapters outlines a strategy that will help you win life’s wars. Learn the offensive strategies that require you to maintain the initiative and negotiate from a position of strength, or the defensive strategies designed to help you respond to dangerous situations and avoid unwinnable wars. The great warriors of battlefields and drawing rooms alike demonstrate prudence, agility, balance, and calm, and a keen understanding that the rational, resourceful, and intuitive always defeat the panicked, the uncreative, and the stupid. An indispensable book, <i>The 33 Strategies of War</i> provides all the psychological ammunition you need to overcome patterns of failure and forever gain the upper hand.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended ...
by , Tahl Raz

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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>
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
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Sec...
by , Al Switzler

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English

Pages

273

Publication Date

September 16, 2011

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</p> <p>The first edition of <i>Crucial Conversations</i> exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:</p> <ul> <li>Prepare for high-stakes situations</li> <li>Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue</li> <li>Make it safe to talk about almost anything</li> <li>Be persuasive, not abrasive</li> </ul>
How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back You...
by Catherine Price

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

February 13, 2018

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<b>Packed with tested strategies and practical tips, this book is the essential, life-changing guide for everyone who owns a smartphone.</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone—but have no idea how to do so without giving it up completely? If so, this book is your solution.  <br /><br /> Award-winning journalist Catherine Price presents a practical, hands-on plan to break up—and then make up—with your phone. The goal? A long-term relationship that actually feels <i>good.<br /><br /></i> You’ll discover how phones and apps are designed to be addictive, and learn how the time we spend on them damages our abilities to focus, think deeply, and form new memories. You’ll then make customized changes to your settings, apps, environment, and mindset that will ultimately enable you to take back control of your life.

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