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How Much Is Too Much? [previously published as How Much Is Enough?]

How Much Is Too Much?

By: Jean Clarke

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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Overindulgence is not the badge of a bad parent. In fact, it comes directly from having a good and generous heart. But despite our good intentions, the abundance we heap on our kids often becomes more than they need or can handle. Family and parenting experts Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft help you to understand: How damaging overindulgence can be for children When you are overindulging--and how to stop Which methods work best to establish firm rules and structure How to instill responsibility and independence in your kids What to do when family and...

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Reporting Results

Reporting Results

By: David C. van Aken; William F. Hosford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2008

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This brief 2008 guide is ideal for science and engineering students and professionals to help them communicate technical information clearly, accurately, and effectively. The focus is on the most common communication forms, including laboratory reports, research articles, and oral presentations, and on common issues that arise in classroom and professional practice. This book will be especially useful to students in a first chemistry or physics laboratory course. Advanced courses will often use the same formatting as required for submission to technical journals or for technical report...

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Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

By: Tom Persinger

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Photography is not dying and has not died. It has been an ever-changing medium since its earliest days, and while near-obsession with the technology of the day may have defined photography over the course of its existence, photography is so much more than hardware and software. Photography is communication, whether chemical or digital, tangible or ephemeral in form. Photography Beyond Technique is a compelling selection of essays and images that reveal the thoughts and methods of some of today’s most exciting contemporary photographers. These artists employ alternative,...

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Own Your Financial Freedom

Own Your Financial Freedom

By: Andrea Kennedy

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

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It is never too early to get a financial reality check to ensure long term financial security. Practical, savvy, and wide-ranging, Own Your Financial Freedom will inform women of important financial constructs prior to marriage and educate women on the 'what-if' of a divorce proceeding and post-divorce money management. By making effective money decisions at every stage of your life, if a divorce is ever inevitable, you will feel far more in control and aware of what you are entitled to, making divorce a straightforward process and not a lengthy battle. Packed with essential advice from...

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Career Conversations

Career Conversations

By: Ronald Tay

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

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Very few of us actually plan our careers. In fact, many of us spend more effort planning what schools to go to, what co-curricular activities to join or where to go on holiday than what careers to go into. The reality, though, is that you will spend around two-thirds of your adult life at work, and how that time is spent goes a long way towards determining your quality of life. In this inspirational collection of 20 interviews with some of Singapore’s leading professionals, author Ronald Tay distills their lessons and insights into a power-packed guide to achieving success in work and...

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The Power of Paradox

The Power of Paradox

By: Deborah Schroeder-Saulnier

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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We’re so often faced with apparent paradoxes: continuity and change, conservatism and progressiveness, predictability and chaos. In business, inherent tensions are mistakenly viewed as problems to be resolved once the “correct” answer is found. But when we consider only one direction either A or B we only see part of the picture. The strongest and most innovative solutions are frequently realized not through either/or decision-making, but by pursuing two contrasting options at the same time. ...

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A Team of Leaders

A Team of Leaders

By: Paul Gustavson; Stewart Liff

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short... Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope--one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee--the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include: ● The Five-Stage Team...

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Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully

Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully

By: Simon Salt

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

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Work where you want, when you want! Want the flexibility to work outside the office? It’s not all “peaches and cream”! There are real pitfalls, real tradeoffs, real hassles. But there are also real solutions. Whether you’re freelancing, telecommuting, or workshifting, this up-to-the-minute guide will help you anticipate every challenge—and overcome them! Simon Salt shares the experiences of dozens of people who’ve customized successful out-of-office work arrangements for virtually every imaginable job and industry. Discover what it takes to run a successful meeting from a coffee shop…manage...

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What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters

What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters

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Publisher: More Than Sound

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

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What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters presents Daniel Goleman's ground-breaking, highly sought articles from the Harvard Business Review and other business journals in one volume. This often-cited, proven-effective material has become essential reading for leaders, coaches and educators committed to fostering stellar management, increasing performance, and driving innovation. This collection reflects the evolution of Dr. Goleman's thinking about emotional intelligence, tracking the latest neuroscientific research on the dynamics of relationships, and the latest data...

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101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

By: Carol A. M.Ed. Silvis

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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In today's competitive work environment, being able to connect effectively with those you interact with in the workplace is a primary key to success in your chosen field. In 101 WAYS TO CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS, CHIEFS, AND CO-WORKERS, expert Carol Silvis gives you the tools and techniques that will help you work smoothly, efficiently, and productively with all types of people, whether they are the customers and clients you're serving, your coworkers, or the managers you report to. The ability to relate to others successfully is a highly prized job skill, while the inability to communicate...

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Brilliant Business Writing 2e, 2nd Edition

Brilliant Business Writing, 2nd Edition

By: Neil Taylor

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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Full of tips, examples and exercises that will transform your writing from the same old same old into something that'll mark you out from the crowd. Get the confidence and creativity to take your business writing from something that does the job into something that's brilliant.   Brilliant outcomes Produce business writing people actually want to read Persuade and inspire people, sell more, or get that job Get a distinctive, powerful and engaging writing voice ...

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Construye tu sueño

Construye tu sueño

By: Luis Huete

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2008

Insert Date: 20-FEB-2014

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Identifica y explica las estrategias para, paso a paso, sin cuentos, lograr el verdadero progreso personal, e integrar planos que suelen estar en conflicto: lo profesional y lo personal, el éxito y el logro, lo de hoy y lo de mañana. Un libro para personas con ambición sana, para estar a la altura de las oportunidades, para vivir una realidad apasionante y para construir tus sueños sin que se corrompan. Luis Huete es profesor del IESE, INSEAD y Harvard, conferenciante, autor de grandes libros y consultor para más de treinta empresas de doce países. ...

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Bounce

Bounce

By: Sue Hadfield; Gill Hasson

Publisher: Pearson Life

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2012

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What do you do when you feel like the world’s turned against you? What you do is BOUNCE. And this book shows you how you can face a world rife with disappointment, heartache, failure and rejection and still come through it with your head held high and with your hopes, dreams and life still very much intact. ...

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The Rough Guide to Mindfulness

The Rough Guide to Mindfulness

By: Albert Tobler; Susann Herrmann

Publisher: Rough Guides

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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The Rough Guide to Mindfulness is the ultimate introduction to this highly effective antidote to stress, anxiety, and depression and will help you find balance and peace in a world that moves at an ever more frenzied pace. Written by two leading practitioners, this guide clearly explains all the basics of mindfulness, from breathing techniques to self-awareness and meditation. It outlines a short foundational course linked to free audio downloads of guided meditations, including the Body Scan meditation. The book also gives plenty of guidance on how to integrate the practice at work...

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1010 Consejos Para Emprendedores

1010 Consejos Para Emprendedores

By: Javier Fernández Aguado

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

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Javier Fernández Aguado expone las recomendaciones más prácticas y eficaces para abordar con acierto la creación de empresas. ...

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Hedge Fund of Funds Investing: An Investor's Guide

Hedge Fund of Funds Investing: An Investor's Guide

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Publisher: Bloomberg Press

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2004

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Hedge funds have rightly gained the attention of private and institutional investors in recent years, proving themselves as useful portfolio diversifiers and preservers of wealth while greatly dispelling their reputation as an "unsafe" investment. Yet investors attempting to navigate in the field of hedge funds face significant challenges: the large number of funds, the diversity of strategies used, the range of financial instruments traded, and the various formats for investing. Pooling multiple hedge funds together into one vehicle, the fund of funds provides a ready solution,...

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Treinta Pasos Hacia la Amista

Treinta Pasos Hacia la Amista

By: Jaime Fernández Garrido

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2010

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«Me siento solo». Ésta fue la reflexión de Charles Chaplin cuando se descubrió que no había vida en Marte. Comenzaba la década de los ochenta y las primeras sondas investigadoras enviadas por la Nasa comprobaron que no había posibilidad de que existiesen seres vivos en ese planeta y el genial actor pronunció esas palabras delante de la prensa cuando le preguntaron su opinión sobre la noticia. Vivimos en un mundo perfectamente comunicado, pero solitario al mismo tiempo. Necesitamos volver a tener y a ser amigos. Éste es un libro sobre la amistad y las relaciones con los demás escrito en...

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¿Estas Comunicando?

¿Estas Comunicando?

By: Mónica Pérez de las Heras

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2011

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Mónica Pérez de las Heras desvela las 112 claves para mejorar tu capacidad de comunicación con PNL e inteligencia emocional. ...

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Ética a Nicómaco

Ética a Nicómaco

By: Javier Aguado Fernández

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2009

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Javier Fernández Aguado actualiza la obra de Aristóteles para resaltar las habilidades directivas y el arte del buen gobierno. ...

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Salva tu vida

Salva tu vida

By: Mónica Grossoni

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2007

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Son las siete de la mañana y suena el despertador anunciando el inicio de una nueva jornada laboral. Te sientes cansado y tu mente te transmite pensamientos negativos y desmotivadotes que bloquean tu capacidad de acción. Esta situación afecta a tu rendimiento laboral y a tu vida personal, debes hacer algo para salir de esa espiral y frenar la ola de pesimismo que te está envolviendo. Cuando el estrés llama a la puerta son muchas las personas que no saben cómo enfrentarse a él y reestablecer el equilibrio laboral y personal, dejándose llevar por un círculo vicioso y rebasando su límite de...