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Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO

Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO

By: Harrison Monarth

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2012

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Get the Key to the Boardroom withPowerful Executive Presence!“This book can be a key aid in helping you make it to the next level! Greatcoaching for anyone who is even thinking of becoming an executive!” Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author ofWhat Got You Here Won’t Get You There“On the corporate battlefield a true leader’s success is based upon his or her ability to communicate effectively, persuade others to follow a goal, and execute it. This leads tosuccess for all. When the stakes are high, you’re well advised to read this book first.” Scott A. Gaines, vice president,...

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Selbstständig und dann?: Wie Freiberufler langfristig erfolgreich werden

Selbstständig und dann?: Wie Freiberufler langfristig erfolgreich werden

By: Constanze Hacke

Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2012

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Sich selbstständig machen, das kann offenbar so gut wie jeder. Aber auf Dauer am Markt erfolgreich zu sein und sich wie ein professioneller Unternehmer zu verhalten, das fällt vielen dagegen schwer. Constanze Hacke zeigt, wie man es schafft, gewinnbringend zu arbeiten. ...

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I Win, You Win

I Win, You Win

By: Carl Lyons

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 30-APR-2012

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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Negotiation is an essential skill in all areas of life. It is a series of manoeuvres that we move through in order to get the best possible deal for ourselves, our company or organisation. How far we will go to achieve our goals is where the rub lies. Ideally, negotiations should be a 'win-win' experience. Full of useful exercises, case studies and accessible advice, this book will help readers achieve their goals by showing them how to: prepare effectively; build rapport; communicate openly; enhance trust in their business I Win, You Win is a thought-provoking, inspirational and...

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Assert Yourself

Assert Yourself

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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 Do you find it hard to say 'no'? Are you tongue-tied in important meetings? Assert Yourself will help you find your voice and stand up for yourself without appearing aggressive. Full of practical advice on how to change the way you work and live for the better, the book contains a self-assessment quiz, step-by-step guidance, top tips, common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them, summaries of key points, and lists of handy books and websites. ...

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Get Yourself Promoted

Get Yourself Promoted

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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eing good at what you do isn't enough to help you climb the career ladder; these days you need to make yourself promotable, which isn't quite the same thing. Being promotable means having that magic mix of great skills and personal qualities that will enable you to meet your targets, build good relationships, and get to know the people who can help during your campaign. Packed with useful advice, Get Yourself Promoted will help you with challenges such as planning your career, making yourself indispensable, polishing up your CV, and finding out about hidden job opportunities. ...

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Manage Your Career

Manage Your Career

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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The world of work moves so quickly these days that to get the best from your career, you need to actively manage it and seek out new opportunities. Manage Your Career will help you make the most of your talents and potential, and enable your dreams to become a reality. Packed with essential advice and practical help, this book will help you plan the right move, whether you want to climb to the top of the career ladder or reinvent your working life completely. Whatever your job, Manage Your Career will help you make the most of your skills and reach your full potential at work. ...

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Negotiate successfully

Negotiate successfully

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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You negotiate every day in all types of situations and in many ways. This book will help build confidence and get better results with practical advice on the basic principles of negotiation, how to prepare, how to keep cool under pressure and how to understand and use body language to your advantage. ...

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Double Outsiders

Double Outsiders

By: Jessica Faye Carter JD, MBA

Publisher: JIST Publishing

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2012

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Double Outsiders examines the most important issues facing professional women of color (including black, Asian and South Asian, Latina, Middle Eastern, Native American, and multi-ethnic women) today....

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The Careerist

The Careerist

By: Rhymer Rigby

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2012

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The Careerist - 100 ways to get ahead at work is a handy, quick-fix reference guide on how to improve your career prospects. Based on the weekly column in the Financial Times by Rhymer Rigby, it provides expert advice for those difficult career moments such as how to: do presentations, work a room, delegate effectively, market yourself, bounce back from failure, sack someone, use extracurricular activities, be more ambitious, change sector, make a good impression, ask for a pay rise, future proof your career, get headhunted, socialise with colleagues, find a mentor, deal with fights at...

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Mash-up!

Mash-up!

By: Ian Sanders; David Sloly

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2012

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Web developers did it to bring together multiple sources onto one internet page. Musicians and DJs followed by sampling songs from different genres to create new music. Now everyone is doing it: at work, at the weekends, in business. It's time for you, your business and your career to cash in on the mash-up. The days of being defined by a single job title are vanishing. In the new economy our core competences are increasing; we've gone plural, perfecting multiple skills that reflect the multiple talents we have to offer. Today we are witnessing the rise of the workplace 'mash-up' and the...

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Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests, 3rd Edition

Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests, 3rd Edition

By: Jim Jim Barrett

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using tests to vet job applicants and assess staff. It is essential that candidates gain the skills needed to perform to the best of their ability under test conditions. If you're about to sit such a test and you want to ensure that you come out of it well, or if you are just looking for some guidance on career choices, you'll find lots of spot-on advice in this 3rd edition of Aptitude Personality and Motivation Tests. It is packed with brand new and improved practice tests that will help build a profile of your personality,...

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Motivate to Win, 3rd Edition

Motivate to Win, 3rd Edition

By: Richard Richard Denny

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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In Motivate to Win Richard Denny shows how you can transform your dreams of success into reality by becoming more motivated. Motivation is essential for business survival as well as a rewarding personal life, so learning the skills and techniques to improve it is never time wasted. This stimulating book covers every aspect of this important life-skill including, how to become highly motivated and achieve goals, understanding what motivates others and inspiring them, and avoiding the pitfalls of de-motivation. Richard Denny defies anybody not to attain greater achievements...

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Test Your EQ

Test Your EQ

By: Philip Philip Carter

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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Emotional Intelligence, more commonly referred to as EQ (emotional quotient) is the ability to be aware of one's own emotions and those of other people. The two main aspects of EQ are: understanding yourself and your goals, aspirations, responses and behaviour; understanding others and their feelings. In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using EQ tests to vet job applicants and assess staff. They no longer wish to rely on traditional testing methods as they recognise that positive behaviours are just as important as technical expertise. If you are about to sit such a...

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Powerful Storytelling Techniques

Powerful Storytelling Techniques

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 26-SEP-2012

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Storytelling expert David Lee outlines seven different story types and presents tips for using them to make your presentations and training memorable and compelling. Learn how to let stories do the heavy lifting when you need to ...

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The Art of War

The Art of War

By: Ralph Sawyer; Sun Tzu

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 21-JAN-1994

Insert Date: 10-AUG-2012

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The Art of War is almost certainly the most famous study of strategy ever written and has had an extraordinary influence on the history of warfare. The principles Sun-tzu expounded were utilized brilliantly by such great Asian war leaders as Mao Tse-tung, Giap, and Yamamoto. First translated two hundred years ago by a French missionary, Sun-tzu’s Art of War has been credited with influencing Napoleon, the German General Staff, and even the planning for Desert Storm. Many Japanese companies make this book required reading for their key executives. And...

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100 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

100 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

By: Editors of Adams Media

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 09-AUG-2012

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Becoming smarter is easier than you think. With 100 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power , you’ll have dozens of different ideas on how to improve your memory and better your brain function right at your fingertips. From taking Gingko Biloba to picking up a new hobby, these hundred simple tips will definitely keep you sharp. Becoming smarter is easier than you think. With 100 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power, you’ll have dozens of different ideas on how to improve your memory and better your brain function right at your fingertips. From taking Gingko Biloba to picking up a new hobby, these...

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MBA de poche: Le MBA comme si vous l'aviez

MBA de poche: Le MBA comme si vous l'aviez

By: Jo Owen

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 23-JUN-2012

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Vous avez le sentiment que votre carrière pourrait bénéfi cier d'un coup d'accélérateur ? Vous avez parfois l'impression qu'il vous « manque » certaines clés pour progresser dans votre travail ? Le MBA de poche est là pour vous aider ! De la stratégie au marketing, en passant par la finance, la comptabilité et les ressources humaines, il vous fournira toutes les connaissances que vous auriez acquises en suivant un cursus en MBA. Et ce, sans oublier de vous montrer comment les appliquer concrètement dans votre pratique quotidienne du management. Vous pouvez lire ce livre...

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The Career Lattice: Combat Brain Drain, Improve Company Culture, and Attract Top Talent

The Career Lattice: Combat Brain Drain, Improve Company Culture, and Attract Top Talent

By: Joanne Cleaver

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2012

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Reroute your career path for better, faster, longer-lasting success “If you’ve been waiting for your HR department to plan out your next career move, you’ll be stuck waiting forever. Joanne Cleaver explains why the career matrix is what you need to succeed. It’s valuable information that most HR departments aren’t ready or able to give you.” —Suzanne Lucas, the Evil HR Lady, evilhrlady.org “As Cleaver insightfully writes, the traditional career ladder is dead. To stay relevant, workers need to become nimble, enterprising, and far more professionally connected than their pre-recession...

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Whole new you

Whole New You

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2012

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Whole new you is a no-nonsense, fun and inspirational book designed to motivate you to get off the sofa and to start living life to the full! It contains 365 punchy, practical ideas that you can start using straight away. With inspirational tips on how to loose some flab, how to have more get-up-and-go, how to save some money, how to be nicer to your partner, how to put more zing into your sex life, how to get motivated, how to do your bit to save the planet, how to have a better orgasm plus much more, here are the essential short cuts to a whole new you. ...

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The Tour Book, Second Edition: How to Get Your Music on the Road

The Tour Book, Second Edition: How to Get Your Music on the Road

By: Andy Reynolds

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 14-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2012

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Looking for practical advice, hints, and tips on every aspect of putting on a live show—from rehearsal to handling the details of travel, accommodation, booking and promoting shows in the US and overseas, equipment, sound checking, contracts, taxation, and marketing? Look no further. Written by a touring professional and featuring interviews with key figures from across the music industry, THE TOUR BOOK is the only guide to compile and distill the best and most current advice of today's artist managers, booking agents, talent buyers, and successful artists. Inside, you'll find the tools you...