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La vida reinventada

La vida reinventada

By: Richard J. Leider; Alan M. Webber

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 17-APR-2014

Insert Date: 28-JUN-2014

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Quizá te encuentres en ese momento de la vida en que piensas «Y ahora, ¿qué?», un momento en que acabas de terminar un capítulo y debes escribir el siguiente. Muchos nos enfrentamos a esta transición en la mediana edad, pero puede ocurrir en cualquier momento. Esta etapa posee un enorme potencial y define toda una nueva fase de la vida; es lo que hemos llamado vida reinventada. Este libro es el mapa que te guiará y te inspirará en esta nueva fase. En él encontrarás guías diseñadas para que afloren tus habilidades especiales, que se complementan con las herramientas y ejercicios en línea...

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Not Knowing

Not Knowing

By: Steven D’Souza; Diana Renner

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 28-JUN-2014

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In order to thrive in worrying times, this fascinating book  proposes we head, uncomfortably, towards the unknown, rather than away from it. By developing a unique relationship with Not Knowing we discover a new way of living, working and succeeding in our modern world. This book re-frames the concept of Not Knowing, from being in a fearful place of weakness and ignorance, moving to something we must engage with personally. It introduces us to a new paradigm, where Not Knowing becomes an exciting opportunity, where we are no longer limited by what we already know and our habitual...

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What Next After School?, 11th Edition

What Next After School?, 11th Edition

By: Elizabeth Holmes

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2014

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What Next After School? has established itself as a key guide for helping students to understand the many options available to them as they approach the end of their school years, including education options (academic as well as vocational training), gap years, the world of work, and practical issues such as finances, debts and insurance. This new 11th edition also includes case studies illustrating how other students have adapted to life after school, as well as detailed information on making the most of the decisions facing all school leavers....

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Idiot's Guides: Psychology, 5th Edition

Idiot's Guides: Psychology, 5th Edition

By: Joni E. Johnston, PsyD

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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There are numerous textbooks that explain the theories and principles of psychology, but many are too dry or academic. Idiot's Guides: Psychology, 5th Edition breaks down the complexity of psychology and helps readers understand the how and why of the human mind, the causes of things like mental illness, how we react to situations, and how we become who we are. The book steers clear of self-help and pop psychology and focuses on more of an academic approach. Key concepts are broken down into plain and simple language, and supplemented with insightful illustrations that help explain each...

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The 46 Rules of Genius: An Innovator’s Guide to Creativity

The 46 Rules of Genius: An Innovator’s Guide to Creativity

By: Marty Neumeier

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2014

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Not since Strunk and White’s ELEMENTS OF STYLE has a book compressed so many insights into so few pages. With his trademark simplicity and wit, Marty Neumeier has written and illustrated a concise guide that can be read quickly over a lunch break or savored slowly over a lifetime. Part 1, “How can I innovate?” offers insightful guidance such as “Feel before you think,” “See what’s not there,” and “Ask a bigger question.” Rule #1 gives the paradoxical advice: “Break the rules.” Part 2, “How should I work?” offers down-to-earth tips on craft: “Use a linear process for static elements,” and...

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Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAY-2014

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Whitney Johnson, popular Harvard Business Review blogger, has a goal: to help us identify and achieve our dreams. Her belief is that we can each achieve greater happiness when focusing both on our dreams and on other people in our lives. In this inspiring book, Johnson directs her attention to teaching women, in particular, a three-step model for personal advancement and happiness. She first encourages us to DARE to boldly step out, to consider disrupting life as we know it. She then teaches us how to DREAM, to give life to the possibilities, whether to start a business or run a...

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Be the Woman You Want to Be

Be the Woman You Want to Be

By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Be the woman you want to be contains 150 inspiring ideas to help today's women be smarter, sexier, more charismatic and endlessly creative. Whether it’s getting her way in the boardroom, finding ways to feel healthier and more energetic or pursuing a greener lifestyle for a simpler, more fulfilling, more successful, more exciting life, this book is the ultimate empowering tool. ...

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Instant Happiness

Instant Happiness

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Instant Happiness is the must-have guide to getting the life you want. From reducing stress to removing negative influences, and from changing perceptions to advice for becoming the person you want to be, this book has it all covered. By following the ideas, tips and techniques contained here, you can tackle everything you want to change in your life with confidence, so you can achieve your dreams and ambitions. The practical ideas in Instant Happiness are accessible, straightforward, and more often than not, fun. No waffle, no fill, just fantastic tips for changing your life and getting...

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Life Management

Life Management

By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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The Feel Good Factory on Life Management contains simple, no-nonsense ideas to help you reduce both mental and physical clutter and get back to what really matters in life. In thirty practical and down-to-earth chapters you'll discover the secrets for taking control and getting on top of things before they get on top of you. You'll find quizzes which point you in the right direction, instant 'feel good now' tips that you can put into practice straight away and helpful question and answer sections. You'll also discover what top-notch celebrities do to sort out their lives (hey, they pay...

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Be creative

Be creative

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Who doesn’t want to improve their creative side? There’s a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes to allegedly ‘help’. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? Be creative cuts straight to the heart of the matter. With insider shortcuts and secrets garnered from careers at the forefront of creative design and innovation, Rob Bevan and Tim Wright show you how you to unlock your inner creative streak and reveal your innovative side. Packed with tips and techniques to try and be inspired by, Be creative...

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Help! I want to change my life

Help! I want to change my life

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Help! I want to change my life is the indispensable guide to identifying and dealing with all the things in life that can get you down and make you feel lost. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice Help! I want to change my life will help you take control of your life and make sure you get to where you want to be, on your own terms. Help! I want to change my life is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value. ...

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Defeat depression

Defeat depression

By: Infinite Ideas; Dr Sabina Dosani

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Defeat depression tackles this greatly misunderstood condition head on with over 50 inspirational ideas from a psychiatrist who struggled with and overcame depression as a young adult. Defeat depression offers a real insight into the condition with practical, tried and tested techniques to help people overcome their feelings of despair or melancholy. Whether for you, or someone close to you who is suffering, the advice within this book will prove invaluable. ...

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Heal your troubled mind

Heal your troubled mind

By: Infinite Ideas; Dr Sabina Dosani

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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It can be a lonely road to recovery from depression. There’s a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes to allegedly ‘help’. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? Heal your troubled mind cuts straight to the heart of the matter. With insider shortcuts and secrets garnered from personal experience as both a sufferer and a doctor, Dr Sabina Dosani has ideas, tips and advice for beating the blues so you can reclaim your life. Whatever your circumstances and however depression affects you or someone you...

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Creative thinking

Creative thinking

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Do you suspect that you’ve been running on intellectual and creative autopilot for a while? Do you ever wish you could be more creative every day (and not just when you’re in the zone and working on it)? Are you fed up with watching people around you come up with innovative ideas and brilliant solutions and getting all the credit? Look no further; in thirty practical and down to earth chapters this book will show you: How to learn, learn and learn again; quick tricks to spark ideas and free your mind; ways to keep track of your great ideas; how to map your creative concepts; what you can...

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Make Waves: Be the One to Start Change at Work and in Life

Make Waves: Be the One to Start Change at Work and in Life

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Make Waves encourages readers to step up and be the one to initiate change in their work and lives. Author Patti Johnson walks readers through the tools and techniques that they can use to create change in their own situations. Johnson elaborates on these tools even further to give readers a sense of how to encourage and instill these “wave-making” behaviors in others within their organization. Using several diverse case studies as illustrative examples, Make Waves highlights the important steps that individuals at any level can take toward positive change. By reinforcing readers’...

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Simple, effective techniques for developing a healthier attitude toward life and finding the confidence you need to achieve your goals Offering simple, time-tested techniques for zeroing in on and rewriting negative, self-destructive patterns of thought and behavior that a person can acquire over a lifetime, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful therapeutic approach that has been proven to be highly effective in helping overcome an array of psychological and behavioral problems, from eating disorders and drug addiction to low self-esteem and phobias. Written by one of the...

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Be Your Own Best Life Coach

Be Your Own Best Life Coach

By: Jackee Holder

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 20-OCT-2008

Insert Date: 03-MAY-2014

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Be your own best life coach is an inspirational guide to help readers take control of their lives and motivate themselves effectively so they can achieve their goals. Packed with advice to help readers realise their ambitions and shrug off the fears holding them back, covering everything self-starters need so they can identify their issues and resolve them by acting as their own life coaches. Practical and easy to implement, the advice includes ideas for staying true to yourself, ways to prioritise what is truly important (and get rid of what isn't), tips on performing spot checks and...

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¿A Qué Esperas Para Fracasar?

¿A Qué Esperas Para Fracasar?

By: Ricardo Cortines

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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Solo fracasan los que dicen no fracasar, solo pierden los que no lo intentan. Así que ¿a qué esperas para experimentarlo? Ricardo Cortines te invita a desafiar todo lo que crees saber sobre este denostado concepto y te enseña cómo convertir tus fracasos en un impulso para tus futuros y cercanos éxitos. Sobre el fracaso hay muchos mitos y medias verdades inventadas para estigmatizar a quienes se atrevieron a dar un paso adelante e intentaron cambiar las cosas. Y es momento de cuestionarse todo lo que nos han contado y que hemos asumido como cierto. ¿A qué esperas para fracasar? es un...

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One Word That Will Change Your Life, Expanded Edition

One Word That Will Change Your Life, Expanded Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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The guide to creating simplicity in your world and developing a discipline for life, now in a full-color, expanded edition One Word explains how to simplify your life and business by focusing on just ONE WORD for the entire year. The simplicity of choosing one word makes it a catalyst for life-change. Clutter and complexity lead to procrastination and paralysis, while simplicity and focus lead to success and clarity. By celebrated authors Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon, One Word That Will Change Your Life shows you how to cut through to the core of your intention for the next...

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Transform Your Life

Transform Your Life

By: Penny Ferguson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 06-APR-2011

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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Penny Ferguson's story is an amazing one. Abandoned as a baby, teased and bullied at school, emotionally and physically destroyed by not one, not two, but three abusive marriages, she found herself on the cusp of fifty, broke, alone, and in despair. Taking stock of her circumstances, she resolved to turn her life around, to break the patterns that had governed her life so far, and to stop wasting her life. In order to change her life, she had to change herself. Penny succeeded in her aims, and is now a successful and happy leadership and team building consultant. Over ten thousand people...