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In order to survive on a daily basis, you have to have the attention of someone and, on some days, a lot of people. This is purely functional, but the need seems to go beyond that. Why do you want people to take an interest in you? Do you actually need
How to Be Interesting

In order to survive on a daily basis, you have to have the attention of someone and, on some days, a lot of people. This is purely functional, but the need seems to go beyond that. Why do you want people to take an interest in you? Do you actually need

Positive psychology is the study of what Robert F. Kennedy calls, “the things in life that make it worthwhile.” In this regard, however, imagine that someone offered to help you understand human beings but in doing so, would teach you only about their weaknesses. As far-fetched as this sounds, a similar
Positive Psychology

Positive psychology is the study of what Robert F. Kennedy calls, “the things in life that make it worthwhile.” In this regard, however, imagine that someone offered to help you understand human beings but in doing so, would teach you only about their weaknesses. As far-fetched as this sounds, a similar

As the focus of family has turned to the glow of the screen—children constantly texting their friends, parents working online around the clock—everyday life is undergoing a massive revolution.  Easy availability to the Internet and social media has erased the boundaries that protect children from the unsavory aspects of adult life.
The Big Disconnect

As the focus of family has turned to the glow of the screen—children constantly texting their friends, parents working online around the clock—everyday life is undergoing a massive revolution.  Easy availability to the Internet and social media has erased the boundaries that protect children from the unsavory aspects of adult life.

People who project both strength and warmth impress us as knowing what they are doing and having our best interests at heart, so we trust them and find them persuasive. They seem willing (warm) and able (strong) to look out for our interests, so we look to them for leadership and
Compelling People

People who project both strength and warmth impress us as knowing what they are doing and having our best interests at heart, so we trust them and find them persuasive. They seem willing (warm) and able (strong) to look out for our interests, so we look to them for leadership and

Happiness is not something that happens. It is not the result of good fortune or random chance. It is not something that money can buy or power command. It does not depend on outside events, but rather, on how we interpret them. Happiness, thus, is a condition that must be prepared
Flow

Happiness is not something that happens. It is not the result of good fortune or random chance. It is not something that money can buy or power command. It does not depend on outside events, but rather, on how we interpret them. Happiness, thus, is a condition that must be prepared

Young people growing up in our time are not only immersed in apps: they’ve come to think of the world as an ensemble of apps, to see their lives as a string of ordered apps, or perhaps, in many cases, a single, extended, cradle-to-grave app. (We’ve labeled this overarching app a
The App Generation

Young people growing up in our time are not only immersed in apps: they’ve come to think of the world as an ensemble of apps, to see their lives as a string of ordered apps, or perhaps, in many cases, a single, extended, cradle-to-grave app. (We’ve labeled this overarching app a

Organizations are succeeding by being open to innovation. Amazon went from being an online bookseller to a powerhouse when it started offering a wide variety of web-based services. Google and Apple have added a host of online services to their core competencies. And Toyota has enjoyed a decade-spanning, market-dominating run owing
OutThink

Organizations are succeeding by being open to innovation. Amazon went from being an online bookseller to a powerhouse when it started offering a wide variety of web-based services. Google and Apple have added a host of online services to their core competencies. And Toyota has enjoyed a decade-spanning, market-dominating run owing

The Distraction Addiction is packed with fascinating studies, compelling research, and crucial takeaways. Whether it’s breathing while Facebook refreshes (most of us don’t) or finding innovative approaches for reclaiming a few hours from the digital crush, this book is about the ways to tune in without tuning out. It is a
The Distraction Addiction

The Distraction Addiction is packed with fascinating studies, compelling research, and crucial takeaways. Whether it’s breathing while Facebook refreshes (most of us don’t) or finding innovative approaches for reclaiming a few hours from the digital crush, this book is about the ways to tune in without tuning out. It is a

If you observe the people around you, you’ll find most individuals follow a formula that has been subtly taught to them by their schools, their company, their parents, or society. That is, if you work hard, you will become successful, and once you become ‘successful’, then you’ll be happy. This pattern
The Happiness Advantage

If you observe the people around you, you’ll find most individuals follow a formula that has been subtly taught to them by their schools, their company, their parents, or society. That is, if you work hard, you will become successful, and once you become ‘successful’, then you’ll be happy. This pattern

Not long ago, coaching meant training athletes, performers, and students. Recently, the use of the term has been extended into the worlds of management, leadership, entrepreneurship, and performance in other domains of life. The discipline of coaching puts the center of its attention on the question of how a person can
Coaching

Not long ago, coaching meant training athletes, performers, and students. Recently, the use of the term has been extended into the worlds of management, leadership, entrepreneurship, and performance in other domains of life. The discipline of coaching puts the center of its attention on the question of how a person can

Eat right. Move more. Sleep better. Yes, when you do these three things in combination, you will see how the overall benefit is greater than the sum of the parts.Eating right is not enough. Exercise alone is insufficient. Sleeping well, in isolation, is not adequate. When you focus your energy on
Eat Move Sleep

Eat right. Move more. Sleep better. Yes, when you do these three things in combination, you will see how the overall benefit is greater than the sum of the parts.Eating right is not enough. Exercise alone is insufficient. Sleeping well, in isolation, is not adequate. When you focus your energy on

Certainly, being a young, educated adult is not the same now as it was even just a mere decade ago, with a rapidly changing world. To create innovators, from this Millennial Generation, not only means supplying the potential innovator with the right skills, tools and atmosphere, but also to supply the
Creating Innovators

Certainly, being a young, educated adult is not the same now as it was even just a mere decade ago, with a rapidly changing world. To create innovators, from this Millennial Generation, not only means supplying the potential innovator with the right skills, tools and atmosphere, but also to supply the

If you have been charged with leading a change initiative, chances are you were chosen for the job—that is, you didn’t volunteer, but rather were tapped to lead or manage a large change project. You may have been given a short briefing and left to your own devices to succeed or
Change with Confidence

If you have been charged with leading a change initiative, chances are you were chosen for the job—that is, you didn’t volunteer, but rather were tapped to lead or manage a large change project. You may have been given a short briefing and left to your own devices to succeed or

Positive intelligence provides answers to most of our pressing questions: Why do most dieters succumb to yo-yo dieting?  Why is our increased happiness so fleeting after we achieve what we thought would bring lasting happiness?  Why do new leadership skills acquired in workshops soon give way to old habits? Why do
Positive Intelligence

Positive intelligence provides answers to most of our pressing questions: Why do most dieters succumb to yo-yo dieting?  Why is our increased happiness so fleeting after we achieve what we thought would bring lasting happiness?  Why do new leadership skills acquired in workshops soon give way to old habits? Why do

Most companies, and certainly most managers, focus on inputs rather than outputs. They look at process—the 1001 tasks you have to do each week. Whereas they should be looking at results—specifically at what produces the best results. Yet, when you really scrutinize what produces great results, the answer is surprising. Most
The 80/20 Manager

Most companies, and certainly most managers, focus on inputs rather than outputs. They look at process—the 1001 tasks you have to do each week. Whereas they should be looking at results—specifically at what produces the best results. Yet, when you really scrutinize what produces great results, the answer is surprising. Most

Life’s a stage, and actors aren’t the only perform­­ers. Each of us has a part to play, whether as a professional, a family member, or a friend. Regardless of the role, our performance is always enhanced by good manners. Far from empty formalities, manners translate to common courtesy, simply showing small
Modern Manners

Life’s a stage, and actors aren’t the only perform­­ers. Each of us has a part to play, whether as a professional, a family member, or a friend. Regardless of the role, our performance is always enhanced by good manners. Far from empty formalities, manners translate to common courtesy, simply showing small

When you hear the word “creativity,” what do you think of next? You may equate “creative” with “artistic.” You may believe that architects and designers are paid to be creative thinkers, but CEOs, lawyers, and doctors are not. Or you may feel that being creative is a fixed trait, either you’re
Creative Confidence

When you hear the word “creativity,” what do you think of next? You may equate “creative” with “artistic.” You may believe that architects and designers are paid to be creative thinkers, but CEOs, lawyers, and doctors are not. Or you may feel that being creative is a fixed trait, either you’re

With lively, entertaining chapters on everything from the kitchen junk drawer to health care to executive office workflow, Levitin reveals how new research into the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory can be applied to the challenges of our daily lives. The Organized Mind shows how to navigate the churning flood
The Organized Mind

With lively, entertaining chapters on everything from the kitchen junk drawer to health care to executive office workflow, Levitin reveals how new research into the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory can be applied to the challenges of our daily lives. The Organized Mind shows how to navigate the churning flood

The story takes place in “Goode Farm” and starts with a scarecrow “looking out protectively through his navy blue plastic button eyes”. Though everything looked normal at first, there was something which he gained from his twelve-year experience at the farm that “made him certain something was wrong”. Suddenly, Farmer Goode
Animals Inc

The story takes place in “Goode Farm” and starts with a scarecrow “looking out protectively through his navy blue plastic button eyes”. Though everything looked normal at first, there was something which he gained from his twelve-year experience at the farm that “made him certain something was wrong”. Suddenly, Farmer Goode

Every human being needs to undergo an intellectual journey that will span the remaining course of their life and help them develop their emotional and character integrity. The idea here is to combine personal change with organizational change. A leader can attain a positive, organizational change only after they engage in
Building the Bridge As You Walk On It

Every human being needs to undergo an intellectual journey that will span the remaining course of their life and help them develop their emotional and character integrity. The idea here is to combine personal change with organizational change. A leader can attain a positive, organizational change only after they engage in

The 8th Habit consists of a two-part solution; “find your voice and inspire others to find theirs.” Finding your voice means to engage in the work that genuinely taps your talents and fuels your passion and discovers your most intimate capabilities. Your voice then becomes a metaphor representing the essence of
The 8th Habit

The 8th Habit consists of a two-part solution; “find your voice and inspire others to find theirs.” Finding your voice means to engage in the work that genuinely taps your talents and fuels your passion and discovers your most intimate capabilities. Your voice then becomes a metaphor representing the essence of

Before anyone can reach their full potential as a leader, they must first be a leader to themselves. Imagine a tiny ant on the back of a massive African elephant. No matter how diligently that ant marches east, if the elephant it sets upon travels in the opposite direction, the ant
The Ant and the Elephant

Before anyone can reach their full potential as a leader, they must first be a leader to themselves. Imagine a tiny ant on the back of a massive African elephant. No matter how diligently that ant marches east, if the elephant it sets upon travels in the opposite direction, the ant

There's no one right way to sell. Salespeople get the best results by building on who they already are. This lively and liberating book will teach you to do just that. Strengths Based Selling gives salespeople practical, hands-on advice. It walks them through the sales process and shows them how to use
Strengths Based Selling

There's no one right way to sell. Salespeople get the best results by building on who they already are. This lively and liberating book will teach you to do just that. Strengths Based Selling gives salespeople practical, hands-on advice. It walks them through the sales process and shows them how to use

This amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages.
The 48 Laws of Power

This amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages.

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