Sure, everyone tells little white lies now and then, but real deception in the workplace is a poison that can destroy relationships, careers, and companies. Carol Kinsey Goman, a leading workplace body language expert, combines her own experiences with the latest research to identify fifty subtle physical and vocal cues that
What we believe about government—that we don’t make widgets, that we don’t have customers, and that we’re not here to make a profit—all feed the bigger myth: that we’re different. We Don’t Make Widgets explodes the myths that prevent dramatic improvement in government operations. The aim of this book is to
In Measure What Matters, Doerr shares a broad range of first-person, behind-the-scenes case studies, with narrators including Bono and Bill Gates, to demonstrate the focus, agility, and explosive growth that OKRs have spurred at so many great organizations. This book will help a new generation of leaders capture the same magic.
Drawing on improvisation training, theater, and storytelling techniques from a life of acting, and with insights from recent scientific studies, Alan Alda describes ways we can build empathy, nurture our innate mind-reading abilities, and improve the way we relate and talk with others. Exploring empathy-boosting games and exercises, If I Understood You
The book does not just address those who like to arrange things in their spare time, but also those who want to arrange things but do not have enough time to do so. In a nutshell, the book is dedicated to whoever feels unhappy about what they have.
Tactical LinkedIn Secrets will teach you to stand out and gain competitive dominance in your marketing place. The advice and knowledge provided will prepare you with what I coin as, “arrows for your digital quiver.” Your quiver is an assemblage of tools for you to apply and optimize.
Learning how to read was a profound cultural and cognitive shift in the history of human beings. Reading has the capacity of changing the course of one’s life. Most of us know how to read, and thanks to recent research and books, like Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid, how the
First and foremost, this is NOT a diet book. This book doesn’t aim to teach you how to count your calorie intake or how often you should fast. It’s not a low-carb or low-fat program. This is a book about using a life-changing strategy that if followed, you will lose more
From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma, notably the only business book that Apple’s Steve Jobs said “deeply influenced” him, is
Three years into their marriage, Harry and Megan decided to take a six-week vacation in a mansion in Victoria, Canada, in order to escape media criticism and harassment. While there, they decided to take the time to sort things out with their lives, making sure to follow their hearts in the
In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new
Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's visionary vice chairman and Warren Buffett's indispensable financial partner, has outperformed market indexes again and again, and he believes any investor can do the same. His notion of elementary, worldly wisdom -a set of interdisciplinary mental models involving economics, business, psychology, ethics, and management-allows him to keep his
Learning organizations are composed of engaged, motivated employees who continually seek improvement, which leads to organizational agility and the ability to innovate ahead of the curve. This book is a practical, actionable guide on how to boost performance, successfully manage change, and innovate more quickly. Written by a recognized thought leader
Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean?One decade ago, Alain de Botton founded The School of Life, an
In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents. Drawing on unique high-level access to CIA and Jordanian sources, Warrick weaves gripping, moment-by-moment operational
Adulting (verb) : To do grown-up things and have responsibilities, such as finding full-time employment, paying rent, or owning a car. Basic life skills go mostly untaught in classrooms, so graduates are on their own to figure out how to live successfully in the world. Without any guidance, where do you start? Adulting 101 is a
As a frequent contributor to Futures Magazine, MoneyMorning.com, Traders.com Advantage and other top financial publications, I know from experience that stock trading offers enormous profit potential for traders if you have the right tools for success. But, each year, millions of aspiring stock traders still come to the stock market but
Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts
It’s no secret: schools need to change. The world is changing rapidly. Our learners have changed, and everything in the world of education must change, as well. We are in the middle of major disruptions in almost every industry, including learning, yet our roles and infrastructures haven’t kept up. Innovation is
Speed read people, decipher body language, detect lies, and understand human nature.Is it possible to analyze people without them saying a word? Yes, it is. Learn how to become a “mind reader” and forge deep connections.How to get inside people’s heads without them knowing.Read People Like a Book isn’t a normal book
For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. F**k positivity, Mark Manson says. Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it. In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a
The Wild Card is your step-by-step guide to experiencing a creative breakthrough in your classroom with your students. Wade and Hope King show you how to draw on your authentic self—your past experiences, personality quirks, interests, hobbies, and strengths—to deliver your content creatively. Whether you are a high school teacher or
For over a decade, Brené Brown has found a special place in our hearts as a gifted mapmaker and a fellow traveler. She is both a social scientist and a kitchen-table friend whom you can always count on to tell the truth, make you laugh, and, on occasion, cry with you.
Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we're led to make better ones. Authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein offer a new perspective on how to prevent the countless bad mistakes we make in our lives—including ill-advised personal investments, consumption of unhealthy foods, neglect of our natural
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