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The Science of Accelerated Learning: Advanced Strategies for Quic...
by Peter Hollins

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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 />
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Suppose...
by Brene Brown

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English

Pages

158

Publication Date

September 20, 2010

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New York Times best-selling author and professor Brené Brown offers a powerful and inspiring book that explores how to cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to embrace your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough.<BR><BR>Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?In The Gifts of Imperfection, Bren頂rown, PhD, a leading expert on shame, authenticity and belonging, shares what she's learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living--a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough, and to go to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.
The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

November 11, 2011

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Think of The War of Art as tough love... for yourself.<br /><br />Since 2002, The War of Art has inspired people around the world to defeat "Resistance"; to recognize and knock down dream-blocking barriers and to silence the naysayers within us.Resistance kicks everyone's butt, and the desire to defeat it is equally as universal. The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.Though it was written for writers, it has been embraced by business entrepreneurs, actors, dancers, painters, photographers, filmmakers, military service members and thousands of others around the world.<br /><br />"As I closed The War of Art, I felt a surge of positive calm. I now know I can win this war. And if I can win, so can you." - From the foreword by Robert McKee, screenwriting guru"<br /><br />[The War of Art] aims to help readers channel creative energy, unlock potential and overcome the fears that stop us from reaching our fullest potential. With courage, following the right formula and working hard, the book proposes that passion can be turned into purpose." - Ellen Degeneres book pick<br /><br />"Resistance is the voice in the back of our head telling us to back off, be careful, go slow, compromise. . . . [Steve Pressfield is] the godfather of the resistance, the five-star general in the war against fear." - Seth Godin<br /><br />"A vital gem . . . a kick in the ass." - Esquire<br /><br />"I've never read a self help book that wasn't fatuous, obvious and unhelpful. Until The War of Art. It's amazingly cogent and smart on the psychology of creation. If I ever teach a writing course this would be one of the first books I'd assign, along with the letters of Flannery O'Connor." - Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City and Brightness Falls<br /><br />"Yes, The War of Art is hell. But Steven Pressfield is our Clausewitz who shows how you too can battle against The Four Horsemen of The Apologetic: sloth, inertia, rationalization and procrastination. Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Beethoven all are proof of what you can do with talent and General Pressfield." - Frank Deford, author and NPR commentator<br /><br />"A marvelous help for anybody who has ever encountered the resistance of a blank page, an empty canvas or an unyielding musical scale." <br />- Stan Berenstein, co-creator of The Berenstein Bears<br /><br />Steven Pressfield is the author of the novels The Legend of Bagger Vance (made into the movie starring Matt Damon and Will Smith), Gates of Fire, Tides of War, Last of the Amazons, Virtues of War, The Afghan Campaign, Killing Rommel, and The Profession. His nonfiction includes The War of Art, The Warrior Ethos, and the upcoming Turning Pro. His books are included in the curriculum at West Point and the Naval Academy, and are on the Commandant's Reading List for the Marine Corps. <br /><br />In 2012, Pressfield will launch his independent publishing company, BLACK IRISH BOOKS with his longtime editor, agent, publisher, and friend, Shawn Coyne.
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
by Elizabeth Gilbert

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English

Pages

285

Publication Date

September 22, 2015

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<b>The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller<br /><br />Named a Hot Fall Read by <i>USA Today, Vanity Fair, Newsday,</i> <i>O Magazine</i>, the <i>Seattle Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Mashable, Pop Sugar, </i>and the<i> San Antonio Express-News<br /><br /></i>Named a Best Book of the Year by <i>Brainpickings </i>and<i> Book Riot</i><br /><br />"A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar<br /><br />From the worldwide bestselling author of <i>Eat Pray Love</i>: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of</b>.<br />  <br /> Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work,  embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, <i>Big Magi</i>c cracks open a world of wonder and joy.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Serve No Master: How to Escape the 9-5, Start up an Online Busine...
by Jonathan Green

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English

Pages

446

Publication Date

August 01, 2016

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★★★ A #1 bestseller in Business<br />★★★ A #1 bestseller in Home-Based Business<br />★★★ A #1 bestseller in Motivational<br />----<br /><h2>Do you want to <strong>take control of your financial destiny</strong>, and not spend your life in a cubicle? Do you want to <strong>build a profitable business</strong> - <em>automatically</em>?</h2><p>Are you struggling to make ends meet and trapped in a career you don't love? Or just tired of getting paid 'what you're worth' instead of what you deserve?</p><p>Small business owners, entrepreneurs, and dreamers - you need to read <strong><em>Serve No Master</em></strong> - as soon as possible! In this book, you'll learn how to smash the chains that have limited your financial rewards for far too long.</p><h2>You cannot underestimate the power of believing in yourself.</h2><p>Learn how to <strong>blast through every roadblock</strong> keeping you from achieving your goals. From "not enough money" to "lack of connections" to "not enough time" to "I just can't seem to do it," <em><strong>Serve No Master</strong></em> takes laser aim at all the excuses and breaks the process down into small, simple steps that anyone can take to become wealthier, better connected, more talented, and more free.</p><p>It doesn't matter if you're already working at home, squeezing in a little extra time after your job, or you don't even have a plan yet; get ready to smash your chains and gain a better financial outlook and more free time to do what you love!</p><p>Packed with advice you can put to use right away; you'll learn how to keep your audience eager and ready to hear from you.</p><h2>What <strong>pragmatic and actionable</strong> skills will you learn?</h2><ul><li>How to build a business around the unique <strong>skills you already have</strong></li><li>The simple technique for getting <strong>titans of industry to pursue you</strong> for business deals</li><li>The secret to <strong>getting paid over and over again</strong> every time you work</li><li>The foolproof method for <strong>removing all risk from your revenue streams</strong></li><li>The most <strong>common mistakes</strong> even smart entrepreneurs make and <em>how to avoid them</em>.</li><li>The singular best way to <strong>create the unstoppable habit of success</strong></li><li>How to get complimentary hotel room upgrades, slash your rent, enjoy cruises for pennies on the dollar and travel like a boss.</li></ul><h2>Also the following insights:</h2><ul><li>The <strong>4 critical mistakes</strong> you must avoid to keep your business from collapsing</li><li><strong>Six different ways</strong> you can use the power of friendship to accelerate your business</li><li>A <strong>step-by-step guide</strong> for finding your unique talent and using it to build a business</li><li>How to structure a business so that you <strong>make money even while you sleep</strong>.</li><li>PLUS, examples to <strong>jumpstart the process</strong>!</li></ul><p>Here's what this book <strong>ISN'T</strong>: this isn't about selling you some other course, multilevel marketing or getting a five percent bump in your paycheck. This is about <u>building a consistent, unique and authentic business</u> that you can sell when you're ready to retire.</p><h2>How will your life improve?</h2><ul><li>Never live in fear of a boss ever again</li><li>Go to sleep knowing that your children's FUTURE IS SECURE</li><li>Follow a process only a few LEADERS have figured out</li><li>Build a business that lets you <strong>live on a tropical island</strong></li><li>Form an army of friends and business connections <strong>dedicated to helping you succeed</strong></li></ul><p><strong>Implement these techniques and watch your profits skyrocket.</strong></p><h1>Follow this amazing journey and take control of your destiny by scrolling up and clicking the <strong>BUY NOW</strong> button at the top of this page!</h1>
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creat...
by Austin Kleon

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English

Pages

140

Publication Date

February 28, 2012

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<DIV>You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, <I>Steal Like an Artist</I> is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.<BR /><BR /> When Mr. Kleon was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his speech around the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was starting out. The talk went viral, and its author dug deeper into his own ideas to create <I>Steal Like an Artist</I>, the book. The result is inspiring, hip, original, practical, and entertaining. And filled with new truths about creativity: Nothing is original, so embrace influence, collect ideas, and remix and re-imagine to discover your own path. Follow your interests wherever they take you. Stay smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring—the creative you will need to make room to be wild and daring in your imagination.</DIV>
Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in th...
by Jeff Goins

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English

Pages

244

Publication Date

June 06, 2017

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<p><strong>Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the marketplace.</strong></p><p>For centuries, the myth of the starving artist has dominated our culture, seeping into the minds of creative people and stifling their pursuits. But the truth is that the world’s most successful artists did <em>not</em> starve. In fact, they capitalized on the power of their creative strength. In <em>Real Artists Don’t Starve</em>, Jeff Goins debunks the myth of the starving artist by unveiling the ideas that created it and replacing them with timeless strategies for thriving, including:</p><ul><li>steal from your influences (don’t wait for inspiration),</li><li>collaborate with others (working alone is a surefire way to starve),</li><li>take strategic risks (instead of reckless ones),</li><li>make money in order to make more art (it’s not selling out), and</li><li>apprentice under a master (a “lone genius” can never reach full potential).</li></ul><p>Through inspiring anecdotes of successful creatives both past and present, Goins shows that living by these rules is not only doable but it’s also a fulfilling way to thrive.</p><p>From graphic designers and writers to artists and business professionals, creatives already know that no one is born an artist. Goins’ revolutionary rules celebrate the process of becoming an artist, a person who utilizes the imagination in fundamental ways. He reminds creatives that business and art are not mutually exclusive pursuits. In fact, success in business and in life flow from a healthy exercise of creativity.</p><p>Expanding upon the groundbreaking work in his previous bestseller <em>The Art of Work</em>, Goins explores the tension every creative person and organization faces in an effort to blend the inspired life with a practical path to success. Being creative isn’t a disadvantage for success; rather, it is a powerful tool to be harnessed.</p>
The Artist's Way: 25th Anniversary Edition
by Julia Cameron

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

March 04, 2002

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<p><b>"Without <i>The Artist's Way</i>, there would have been no <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>.” —Elizabeth Gilbert</b></p><p><b>The Artist’s Way</b> is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today<b>—</b>or perhaps even more so<b>—</b>than it was when it was first published twenty five years ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of <b>The Artist’s Way</b> and shares additional insights into the creative process that she has gained. Updated and expanded, this anniversary edition reframes <b>The Artist’s Way</b> for today's creatives.</p>
You Are Meant To Sing!: 10 Steps to Unlock Your Inner Voice
by Helane Marie Anderson

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English

Pages

187

Publication Date

December 02, 2017

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<h2>Your singing voice is meant to be heard!</h2><p>Do you sing in the shower while being too afraid to share your voice with others? Do you long to be in touch with that part of yourself that loves to sing and use your voice? If you miss having the confidence to sing and would like to ready yourself to unleash your inner voice to the outer world, now is the time. Connecting with your vocal essence will open doors in every area of your life, and your voice is ready to be shared.</p><h3><b>Learn how to unleash the power of your voice to the world!</b></h3><p>This book presents a 10-step process for transforming your voice and learning how to harness your personal power muscles to sing. Discover the reasons why you have been too silent and overcome them as you acquire tools for using vocal expression to heal yourself. And most importantly, reconnect with a wellspring of inner joy through singing.</p><h2><u>Scroll up now to get your copy of <b>You Are Meant to Sing: 10 Steps to Unlock Your Inner Voice</b>!</u></h2>
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the ...
by , Amy Wallace

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

April 08, 2014

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<b><b>From one of the co-founders of Pixar Animation Studios—the Academy Award–winning studio behind <i>Coco, Inside Out, </i>and <i>Toy Story</i>—comes an incisive book about creativity in business and leadership for readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath.</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER | NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <i>The Huffington Post</i> • <i>Financial Times</i> • <i>Success</i> • <i>Inc.</i> • <i>Library Journal</i></b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>“[<i>Creativity, Inc.</i>]<i> </i>just might be the most thoughtful management book ever.”—<i>Fast Company</i></b><br /><br /></b><i>Creativity, Inc.</i> is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation—into the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made. It is, at heart, a book about how to build a creative culture—but it is also, as Pixar co-founder and president Ed Catmull writes, “an expression of the ideas that I believe make the best in us possible.”<br /><br /> For nearly twenty years, Pixar has dominated the world of animation, producing such beloved films as the <i>Toy Story</i> trilogy, <i>Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Up, WALL-E, </i>and <i>Inside Out, </i>which have gone on to set box-office records and garner thirty Academy Awards. The joyousness of the storytelling, the inventive plots, the emotional authenticity: In some ways, Pixar movies are an object lesson in what creativity really <i>is</i>. Here, in this book, Catmull reveals the ideals and techniques that have made Pixar so widely admired—and so profitable.<br /><br /> As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the first computer-animated movie. He nurtured that dream as a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pioneers got their start, and then forged a partnership with George Lucas that led, indirectly, to his co-founding Pixar in 1986. Nine years later, <i>Toy Story</i> was released, changing animation forever. The essential ingredient in that movie’s success—and in the thirteen movies that followed—was the unique environment that Catmull and his colleagues built at Pixar, based on leadership and management philosophies that protect the creative process and defy convention, such as:<br /><br /> • Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they will screw it up. But give a mediocre idea to a great team, and they will either fix it or come up with something better.<br /> • If you don’t strive to uncover what is unseen and understand its nature, you will be ill prepared to lead. <br /> • It’s not the manager’s job to prevent risks. It’s the manager’s job to make it safe for others to take them.<br /> • The cost of preventing errors is often far greater than the cost of fixing them. <br /> • A company’s communication structure should not mirror its organizational structure. Everybody should be able to talk to anybody.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Creativity, Inc.</i></b><br /> <br />“Over more than thirty years, Ed Catmull has developed methods to root out and destroy the barriers to creativity, to marry creativity to the pursuit of excellence, and, most impressive, to sustain a culture of disciplined creativity during setbacks and success.”<b>—Jim Collins, co-author of <i>Built to Last </i>and author of<i> Good to Great</i></b><br /><i> </i><br />“Too often, we seek to keep the status quo working. This is a book about breaking it.”<b>—Seth Godin</b>

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