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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

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

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

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

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.

Leadership Presence is the ability to consistently and clearly articulate your value proposition while influencing and connecting with others. All technical capabilities being equal, presence is what sets true leaders apart. However, this book isn’t just about improving your leadership presence on the surface. It’s about taking it deeper and finding
Own the Room

Leadership Presence is the ability to consistently and clearly articulate your value proposition while influencing and connecting with others. All technical capabilities being equal, presence is what sets true leaders apart. However, this book isn’t just about improving your leadership presence on the surface. It’s about taking it deeper and finding

Questions can elicit information, of course, but they can do much more. Astute leaders use questions to encourage full participation and teamwork, to spur innovation and outside-the-box thinking, to empower others, to solve problems, to build relationships with others. Recent research—and the experience of a growing number of organizations—now points to
Leading With Questions

Questions can elicit information, of course, but they can do much more. Astute leaders use questions to encourage full participation and teamwork, to spur innovation and outside-the-box thinking, to empower others, to solve problems, to build relationships with others. Recent research—and the experience of a growing number of organizations—now points to

What happened to disconnect us from our compassionate nature, leading us to behave violently and exploitatively? And conversely, what allows some people to stay connected to their compassionate nature under even the most tiring circumstances? While studying the factors that affect our ability to stay compassionate, Ph.D. Marshall B. Rosenberg was
Nonviolent Communication

What happened to disconnect us from our compassionate nature, leading us to behave violently and exploitatively? And conversely, what allows some people to stay connected to their compassionate nature under even the most tiring circumstances? While studying the factors that affect our ability to stay compassionate, Ph.D. Marshall B. Rosenberg was

Think of your attitude as the mental filter through which you experience the world. Some people see the world through the filter of optimism—the glass being half full—while others see life through a filter of pessimism—the glass being half empty. Typically, a person with a negative attitude thinks “I CAN’T,” dwells
Attitude Is Everything

Think of your attitude as the mental filter through which you experience the world. Some people see the world through the filter of optimism—the glass being half full—while others see life through a filter of pessimism—the glass being half empty. Typically, a person with a negative attitude thinks “I CAN’T,” dwells

We won’t teach you how to be a psychotherapist. The book will, we think, help you gain some confidence and competence in listening and responding to someone as they describe one of those challenging situations that come up for anyone and everyone from time to time. Some people think of helping
How Can I Help?

We won’t teach you how to be a psychotherapist. The book will, we think, help you gain some confidence and competence in listening and responding to someone as they describe one of those challenging situations that come up for anyone and everyone from time to time. Some people think of helping

Alone together is a book written by Sherry Turkle who is a Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT. She traces back technology and its invasion into our lives and its impact in our behaviors, expectations, and way of thinking. She elaborately through many examples shows how
Alone Together

Alone together is a book written by Sherry Turkle who is a Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT. She traces back technology and its invasion into our lives and its impact in our behaviors, expectations, and way of thinking. She elaborately through many examples shows how

We have all done it. Been indecisive when a decision was called for, said yes when we meant to say no, and found ourselves out of time, out of energy, and out of sorts. It's time to stop being indecisive and start making clear decisions. Why? Because it's not helpful, not
NO!

We have all done it. Been indecisive when a decision was called for, said yes when we meant to say no, and found ourselves out of time, out of energy, and out of sorts. It's time to stop being indecisive and start making clear decisions. Why? Because it's not helpful, not

For most people, the words integrity and politics don’t mix. When we hear politics, we think of undesirable behavior such as manipulation, backroom deals, self-serving hidden agendas, bad-mouthing, or compromising values to get things done. Such behavior definitely exists, and has crushed many well-intentioned and capable professionals and leaders. But we
Survival of the Savvy

For most people, the words integrity and politics don’t mix. When we hear politics, we think of undesirable behavior such as manipulation, backroom deals, self-serving hidden agendas, bad-mouthing, or compromising values to get things done. Such behavior definitely exists, and has crushed many well-intentioned and capable professionals and leaders. But we

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. Some people are exceptionally good at presenting their ideas. Their skill elevates their stature and influence in today's society. There's nothing more inspiring than a bold idea delivered by a great speaker. Ideas, effectively packaged and delivered, can change the world. So, wouldn't
Talk Like TED

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. Some people are exceptionally good at presenting their ideas. Their skill elevates their stature and influence in today's society. There's nothing more inspiring than a bold idea delivered by a great speaker. Ideas, effectively packaged and delivered, can change the world. So, wouldn't

Street-smart negotiation at work is a guide to the art of dealing: leveraging the powers of emotion, recognizing them and adding them into one’s strategy. Additionally, there are the importance of being completely honest with oneself, proper preparations before one approaches the negotiating table, and how to cultivate three skills to
Get It!

Street-smart negotiation at work is a guide to the art of dealing: leveraging the powers of emotion, recognizing them and adding them into one’s strategy. Additionally, there are the importance of being completely honest with oneself, proper preparations before one approaches the negotiating table, and how to cultivate three skills to

The word “covert” in covert persuasion might insinuate incorrect means to try to persuade someone. In actuality, it is totally correct and ethical, and only implies the use of skillful tactics that are not obvious to the person being persuaded. The ultimate goal is to move your target from the position
Covert Persuasion

The word “covert” in covert persuasion might insinuate incorrect means to try to persuade someone. In actuality, it is totally correct and ethical, and only implies the use of skillful tactics that are not obvious to the person being persuaded. The ultimate goal is to move your target from the position

Every profession has its own dreaded moments. In the world of business, dreaded moments arise when it is presentation time. Giving a presentation can turn even the calmest and surest of people, into a sweaty bundle of nerves. Public speaking is indeed a well-founded, fearful event and we have every right
Presentation S.O.S.

Every profession has its own dreaded moments. In the world of business, dreaded moments arise when it is presentation time. Giving a presentation can turn even the calmest and surest of people, into a sweaty bundle of nerves. Public speaking is indeed a well-founded, fearful event and we have every right

Social intelligence is defined as the ability to get along well with others while winning their cooperation. Social intelligence is a combination of sensitivity to the needs and interests of others, which is sometimes called your  social radar,  an attitude of generosity and consideration, and a set of practical skills for
Social Intelligence

Social intelligence is defined as the ability to get along well with others while winning their cooperation. Social intelligence is a combination of sensitivity to the needs and interests of others, which is sometimes called your social radar, an attitude of generosity and consideration, and a set of practical skills for

When we write or speak a message, our egocentrism (interest in personal needs and wants) can cause us to believe that what we intend to convey is what others will interpret. Unfortunately, interpretation and intent don’t always match up. The gap between message sent and message received often determines fear, confidence,
Micro Messaging

When we write or speak a message, our egocentrism (interest in personal needs and wants) can cause us to believe that what we intend to convey is what others will interpret. Unfortunately, interpretation and intent don’t always match up. The gap between message sent and message received often determines fear, confidence,

Woo, simple enough to say, but not so simple to do. It is relationship-based persuasion, a strategic process for getting people’s attention, pitching your ideas, and obtaining approval for your plans and projects. In short, it’s one of the most important skills for any entrepreneur, employee, or professional manager whose work
The Art of Woo

Woo, simple enough to say, but not so simple to do. It is relationship-based persuasion, a strategic process for getting people’s attention, pitching your ideas, and obtaining approval for your plans and projects. In short, it’s one of the most important skills for any entrepreneur, employee, or professional manager whose work

The Secret Language of Business reveals the secrets of body language and nonverbal communication. Successful professionals need more than just good communication skills, you also need the ability to interpret the nonverbal signals that everyone displays. You'll learn how to master and manipulate your own body language, read the body language of
The Secret Language of Business

The Secret Language of Business reveals the secrets of body language and nonverbal communication. Successful professionals need more than just good communication skills, you also need the ability to interpret the nonverbal signals that everyone displays. You'll learn how to master and manipulate your own body language, read the body language of

In this leadership book, 42 Rules for Creating WE offers new insights from thought leaders in neuroscience, organizational development, and brand strategy, introducing groundbreaking practices for bringing the spirit of WE to any organization, team or cause.
42 Rules for Creating We

In this leadership book, 42 Rules for Creating WE offers new insights from thought leaders in neuroscience, organizational development, and brand strategy, introducing groundbreaking practices for bringing the spirit of WE to any organization, team or cause.

This book is for the person in the trenches, who needs practical guidelines to get the very best deal possible with people and organizations that have very different backgrounds and experiences. This book is for the practitioner—for the person who faces an international negotiating challenge and who perhaps should have done
How to Negotiate Anything with Anyone Anywhere Around the World

This book is for the person in the trenches, who needs practical guidelines to get the very best deal possible with people and organizations that have very different backgrounds and experiences. This book is for the practitioner—for the person who faces an international negotiating challenge and who perhaps should have done

When people first hear the term “crucial conversation”, many conjure up images of presidents, emperors and prime ministers seated around a massive table while they debate the future of the world. Although it is true that such discussions have a wide-sweeping and lashing impact, they’re not the kind we have in
Crucial Conversations

When people first hear the term “crucial conversation”, many conjure up images of presidents, emperors and prime ministers seated around a massive table while they debate the future of the world. Although it is true that such discussions have a wide-sweeping and lashing impact, they’re not the kind we have in

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