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Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick

Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick

By: Jeremy Dean

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2013

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Say you want to start going to the gym or practicing a musical instrument. How long should it take before you stop having to force it and start doing it automatically? The surprising answers are found in Making Habits, Breaking Habits, a leading psychologist’s popular examination of one of the most powerful and underappreciated processes in the brain. Although people like to think that they are in control, the vast majority of human behavior occurs without any decision-making or conscious thought. Drawing on hundreds of fascinating studies, psychologist Jeremy Dean busts the myths to...

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Stop That Stinking Thinking: Shift Your Attitude and Regain Perspective

Stop That Stinking Thinking: Shift Your Attitude and Regain Perspective

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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Being negative really takes extra energy, which you could otherwise be channeling into your favorite pursuits. Instead, learn to approach life with a positive, can-do attitude! Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, will teach you how to cultivate tolerance instead of impatience; optimism rather than pessimism; and gratitude over an ungrateful spirit. To conquer your "stinking thinking," you need to: Stop negative thoughts in their tracks. Create alternative mental pictures. Understand what your anger is teaching you. Douse the flames of emotionally charged situations. Choose...

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The Art of Insight

The Art of Insight

By: Charles F. Kiefer; Malcolm Constable

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 08-APR-2013

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We have all experienced it: the jolt of an insight arriving like a thunderclap, the metaphorical light bulb over your head as you drive to work, take a shower, or unload the dishwasher. These all-too-elusive “aha moments” come sporadically and without warning. But what if insights could be accessed more reliably in everyday life? Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constable have the tools to make this possibility a reality. Based on the authors’ years of research, reflection, and experiences with colleagues, friends, and business clients, The Art of Insight presents practical methods for...

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Train Your Brain For Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records

Train Your Brain For Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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Train your mind to achieve new levels of success! Professionals and entrepreneurs do a great job of keeping up appearances. But if they're honest with themselves, they're short on living the life they really want. Train Your Brain For Success provides the perspective to analyze how you got where you are and, more importantly, learn the skills to get where you truly desire to be. Train Your Brain For Success explains specific ways of thinking and acting that will get anyone where they want to go, fast. Learn to condition your mind to move towards success automatically, by discovering...

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The Shyness Solution

The Shyness Solution

By: Catherine Gillet

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2012

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Proven advice for dealing with shyness--in any situation! Do you ever agonize over party invitations? Steer clear of acquaintances at the grocery store? Let everyone else drive the conversation, even when you've got something important to contribute? With The Shyness Solution , you can learn to accept and embrace your shyness in more effective ways: Too Shy? - A questionnaire helps you determine not only the level of your shyness, but your strengths and weaknesses as well. Subtle Charm - Bashful people can be alluring! Learn techniques to draw people to you. Once Bitten -...

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The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism

The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism

By: Ellen Bowers

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2012

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Find your perfect balance! Perfectionism is an admirable quality, right? After all, what's wrong with working hard to reach lofty goals? But sometimes perfectionism can go too far--well beyond pulling extra hours at work to beat a deadline or cleaning the house until it shines. Toxic perfectionism can result in obsessive behavior, damaged self-esteem, depression, and even physical ailments. In The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism , you'll find tips and techniques to help you recognize symptoms of toxic perfectionism and learn how to introduce flexibility and balance...

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Your Next Big Thing

Your Next Big Thing

By: Ben Michaelis

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2012

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Ten Steps to Moving Ahead with Purpose! Have you ever woken up in the morning feeling unsure of where your day--or your life--is going? You wonder what else might be out there. You know you deserve more fulfillment from your life. You think to yourself: What's next? We've all felt that way at one point or another, but have you ever considered it to be your opportunity to create a life that will leave you more fulfilled? It's an exhilarating prospect to attain that life you desire. But you can't get there alone. Dr. Ben Michaelis's life-changing wisdom will give you the tools and...

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How to Organize Yourself, 4th Edition

How to Organize Yourself, 4th Edition

By: John Caunt

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2013

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How to Organize Yourself will help you to dramatically improve the way you work. With great tips on how to determine your goals, prioritize and manage your time, it also includes practical advice on how to: focus on the things that produce results; overcome distractions; build positive work habits; avoid information overload; and make effective use of technology. Now in its fourth edition How to Organize Yourself will enable you to take control of your workload, reduce stress and fatigue, and free up time for the things that really matter....

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Making a Difference by Being Yourself: Using Your Personality Type to Find Your Life’s True Purpose

Making a Difference by Being Yourself: Using Your Personality Type to Find Your Life’s True Purpose

By: Greogry E Huszczo

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JUL-2010

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Greg Huszczo interviewed 500 people, asking each one to talk about a time they made a difference (1) at work, (2) in a relationship and (3) in their community. These discussions proved that every personality type has something valuable to offer at work, at home and globally. After determining which of the four core type personalities (Stabilizer, Harmonizer, Catalyst or Visionary) is the real you, this book will show you how you can enhance your life and others’ at work, in relationships and in communities by tapping into your own natural strengths. You will be shown the 10 key ways your...

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50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life from Timeless Sages to Contemporary Gurus

50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life from Timeless Sages to Contemporary Gurus

By: Tom Butler-bowdon

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2003

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In 50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life, Tom Butler-Bowdon has sorted through the bewildering array of self-help books to bring together fifty of the most important works on personal development and self-motivation. Representing the very best of the genre and appreciating that each of us is inspired by different underlying philosophies, Butler-Bowdon summarizes each writer’s background, the book’s primary concepts, and who benefits by reading it. Time-strapped readers can easily compare ideas to enrich their understanding of self-awareness and...

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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing, Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from 50 Key Books

50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing, Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from 50 Key Books

By: Tom Butler-Bowdon

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 16-APR-2013

Insert Date: 15-FEB-2013

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50 Philosophy Classics: THINKING, BEING, ACTING, SEEING- Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books (April 2013) will be the sixth in the bestselling 50s series, and a lively entry point into the study. Butler-Bowdon explores the works of 50 of the most significant philosophers; including those that show us how to think (Descartes, Foucault and Wittgenstein); how to be (Aristotle, Spinoza, Sartre); how to act (Bentham, Kant, Singer) and how to see (Baudrillard, Hegel, Talbot). ...

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Inventors at Work: The Minds and Motivation Behind Modern Inventions

Inventors at Work: The Minds and Motivation Behind Modern Inventions

By: Brett Stern

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2012

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Inventors at Work: The Minds and Motivation Behind Modern Inventions is a collection of interviews with inventors of famous products, innovations, and technologies that have made life easier or even changed the way we live. All of these scientists, engineers, wild-eyed geniuses, and amateur technologists have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of that singular Eureka! moment in their laboratories or garages. Each has altered the modern world as we know it in some significant way. The conversations will show budding tinkerers, professional inventors, educators, and onlookers how the top...

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I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the 16 Personality Types

I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the 16 Personality Types

By: Roger Pearman; Sarah C Albritton

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2010

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Utilizing Jung’s model of personality type and grounded in sixty years of personality studies, I’m Not Crazy, I’m Just Not You illustrates basic differences in the ways people read and respond to the same situations. Authors Roger Pearman and Sarah Albritton apply the concepts of personality type to everyday situations - working, loving, parenting, and communicating with friends and colleagues. They show how our personality preferences produce interpersonal blind spots that lead to misunderstandings and they offer practical tips for communicating more effectively with others. Much more...

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Metaskills

Metaskills

By: Marty Neumeier

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2012

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In a sweeping vision for the future of work, Neumeier shows that the massive problems of the 21st century are largely the consequence of a paradigm shift—a shuddering gear-change from the familiar Industrial Age to the unfamiliar “Robotic Age,” an era of increasing man-machine collaboration. This change is creating the “Robot Curve,” an accelerating waterfall of obsolescence and opportunity that is currently reshuffling the fortunes of workers, companies, and national economies. It demonstrates how the cost and value of a unit of work go down as it moves from creative to skilled to rote,...

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Faire face à la pression et aux contraintes

Faire face à la pression et aux contraintes

By: Dominique Chalvin; Béryl Zygler

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2013

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Présentation Aussi bien au travail que dans la vie privée, les contraintes et la pression engendrent du stress. Ce guide pratique d'autoformation rédigé par Dominique Chalvin vous donne un programme pour apprendre, étape par étape, à y faire face. Vous aurez toutes les clés pour: comprendre votre stress gérer le stress des autres savoir utiliser les critiques  faire des critiques constructives  connaître votre marge de manoeuvre  organiser votre travail et vos priorités  organiser vos activités  faire face à l'imprévu Au sommaire Comprendre et évaluer son...

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How To Be Happy: How Developing Your Confidence, Resilience, Appreciation and Communication Can Lead to a Happier, Healthier You

How To Be Happy: How Developing Your Confidence, Resilience, Appreciation and Communication Can Lead to a Happier, Healthier You

By: Liggy Webb

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2012

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We all have the capacity to be happy. There may be occasions in your life where this seems a challenging concept, however there are some very definite things that you can do to make sure that you are happy more often than not. After all, happy people get sick less often, they have more energy, are more creative, sustain more positive relationships and are more fun to be around. With the help of Liggy Webb, you can create your own personal happiness toolkit! How to be Happy will help you feel more self-empowered and in control of any situation, helping you progress in your work and...

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What's Stopping You: Why Smart People Don't Always Reach Their Potential and How You Can, 2nd Edition

What's Stopping You: Why Smart People Don't Always Reach Their Potential and How You Can, 2nd Edition

By: Robert Kelsey

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2012

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A practical guide to attacking the most common of phobias: fear of failure A practical guide to attacking the most common of phobias: fear of failureSince its publication in 2011, What's Stopping You? has offered readers a hard look at the quality of their careers and personal lives. For those who'd give themselves a solid "C+", this brutally honest guide to taking stock also offers the keys to self-improvement. By dismantling the fear inhibiting all achievement—fear of failure—author Robert Kelsey offers a set of seven steps designed to help readers map out their actions, and attain...

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One Word that will Change Your Life

One Word that will Change Your Life

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2013

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One Word is a simple concept that delivers powerful life change! Every New Year, 87 percent of adults create new goals and resolutions, only to experience the same frustrating results: false starts and failure. In fact, 50 percent of resolution makers will fail by the end of January! In 1999, co-authors Dan Britton and Jimmy Page discovered a better way to start the New Year and the solution to failed resolutions and unrealized goals. Instead of creating goals and resolutions, they found one word that would be their driving force for the year. No goals. No resolutions. Just one...

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Decide

Decide

By: David Wethey

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 17-JAN-2013

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Life presents us with a steady stream of decisions that we have to make. So, like it or not, we need to practice this skill every day - at work, at home, and in every aspect of our lives. Yet, we often make decisions without properly considering the context, options and implications of our actions. Or worse still, we end up managing the consequences of avoiding taking difficult decisions. Decide sets out a clear and easy to follow model that will enable you to make or contribute to effective decisions, proving that it does not have to be a long drawn out process, as long as you use a mixture...

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Making E-Learning Stick

Making E-Learning Stick

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 10-JAN-2013

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Making E-Learning Stick is comprised of 25+ easy-to-implement, low- or no-cost techniques that will increase learning transfer in both asynchronous e-learning and live virtual training. ...