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The Hamster Revolution

The Hamster Revolution

By: Mike Song; Vicki Halsey; Tim Burress

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2008

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The Hamster Revolution is a timely solution to both the widespread problem of email overload as well as most people’s inefficient (or nonexistent) systems for categorizing and storing email messages. This book provides the practical steps needed to deal with these problems and become more efficient in our work. The hardcover edition sold 20,500 copies....

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Dreamcrafting

Dreamcrafting

By: Paul Levesque; Art McNeil

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2003

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Many people set out to achieve a big dream, such as starting a business or writing a book, but when they don't succeed right away, the dream fades. The authors identify and teach the five "macroskills"--aspiration, motivation, projection, inclusion, and application--people need to make any dream a reality....

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The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

By: Brian Tracy

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2001

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A leading authority on the development of human potential and the author of "The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success" outlines the path to achieving personal wealth and satisfaction. The 21 chapters present motivational ideas or principles that are followed by provocative questions and action exercises....

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Strategy Power Plays

Strategy Power Plays: Winning Business Ideas from the World's Greatest Strategic Minds

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Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 30-JUL-2009

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Based on the success of the distinctive Infinite Success series, Infinite Ideas has now brought together some of the best ideas from that series to form a themed compendium. In Strategy power plays, Karen McCreadie and Tim Phillips combine some of the greatest political and military stategic concepts from their interpretations of these two classics - Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince; Sun Tzu's The Art of War. Here, in one handy volume McCreadie and Phillips interpret the key ideas in these classics for the modern world of business and life. ...

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ON WAR

Carl von Clausewitz's On War: A modern-day interpretation of a strategy classic

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Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2010

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On War is one of the first books on modern military strategy. Writing mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between 1816 and 1830, von Clausewitz never lived to see it published. He had a theory that it was the integration of political, societal and economic issues that was the most important factor in deciding the outcome of a war. This new theory made On War one of the most important texts on strategy ever written. Here, Andrew Holmes' interpretation of On War illustrates the timeless nature of von Clausewitz's insights by bringing them to life through 52 modern case studies of business and...

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Surviving your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life

Surviving your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2011

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As a brutal business environment meets a soft economy, business leaders and managers are looking for sources of both inspiration and survival. This compelling new fable offers a riveting tale of life in Africa's Serengeti and what lessons it holds for today's beleaguered business people and struggling society. The 1.5 million wildebeest rely on stubborn endurance and support from the herd to survive; the alligator is opportunistic; the cheetah ruthlessly effective; the giraffe embodies grace, the lion a master strategist, the mongoose is a risk-taker, the elephant is an excellent...

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The Truth About Your Emotions When Making Decisions

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The Truth About Your Emotions When Making Decisions

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2010

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This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Making Smart Decisions (9780132354639) by Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats. Understand the real impact of stress on your decision-making–so you can use it to your advantage and avoid falling victim to it. Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” This can also be true in critical, time-sensitive decisions. The fight-or-flight response kept human beings out of the jaws of saber-tooth tigers and helps jet fighter pilots pull out of a crash....

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The Truth About Acting Decisively

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The Truth About Acting Decisively

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2010

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This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Making Smart Decisions (9780132354639) by Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats. Why even the wrong decision is better than none at all! A Swiss army unit was hopelessly lost during survival maneuvers in the Alps. It was cold. They had limited food. Then a soldier found a map. They followed it and found base camp. Later, they discovered it was a map of the Pyrenees, not the Alps. If they hadn’t found it, they might’ve spent days waiting for help. Instead, they walked out. When all else fails, do something!...

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The Truth About Making Complex Decisions

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The Truth About Making Complex Decisions

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2010

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This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Making Smart Decisions (9780132354639) by Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats. How to boil knowledge down to its essence--and then act on it! Michael Pollan boils down his nutritional advice to this: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Then, he recommends against eating anything our great-great-grandmother wouldn’t have eaten. Pollan offers a simple heuristic that distills three decades of research on food and nutrition into actionable principles. In dealing with complex issues, a simple heuristic for decision...

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How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything . . . in Business (and in Life)

How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything . . . in Business (and in Life)

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2007

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The flood of information and unprecedented transparency reshaping today's business world has dramatically changed the rules of the game. It's no longer what you do that sets you apart from others, but how you do what you do. Whats are commodities, easily duplicated or reverse-engineered. Sustainable advantage and enduring success—for both companies and the people who work for them—now lie in the realm of how, the new frontier of conduct. For more than a decade, Dov Seidman's pioneering organization, LRN, has helped some of the world's most respected companies build "do it right," winning...

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Driven: A how-to Strategy for Unlocking your Greatest Potential

Driven: A how-to Strategy for Unlocking your Greatest Potential

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2010

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The extraordinary system for changing your life and the lives of others If you've ever felt there must be more to the daily grind, something so powerful that even while caught in the struggles of day-to-day life you want to achieve something far bigger, Driven is for you. By revealing a powerful method for solving business problems, Driven introduces you to a powerful motivation philosophy, by which you experience a pure inspiration or vision, plan out your action with the clarity of sixth sight, hone your concentration and focus, and triumph in bringing about colossal changes in both...

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Training Camp: What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else

Training Camp: What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-MAY-2009

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Training Camp is an inspirational story filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in yourself and your team. The story follows Martin, an un-drafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL. He's spent his entire life proving to the critics that a small guy with a big heart can succeed against all odds. After spraining his ankle in the pre-season, Martin thinks his dream is lost when he happens to meet a very special coach who shares eleven life-changing lessons that keep his dream alive—and might even make him the best of the best. If you want to be your...

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15 Lessons on Personal Success (Collection)

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15 Lessons on Personal Success (Collection)

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2010

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Achieve greatness! Fast, practical ways to overcome your weaknesses, build on your strengths, and supercharge your personal effectiveness Proven techniques for defining your vision, building your credibility, motivating your team, handling surprises and failure, getting answers, finding your passion, living your dream, preserving your integrity, and achieving breakthrough personal performance! From world-renowned leaders and experts, including Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Dean A. Shepherd, Jon M. Huntsman, Terry J. Fadem, and many more Included in this collection: · Credibility: I've...

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The NFL Draft: How “The Experts” Get It Wrong More Often Than Not, Expensively

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The NFL Draft: How “The Experts” Get It Wrong More Often Than Not, Expensively

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2010

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This Element is an excerpt from Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports (9780132357784) by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Available in print and digital formats. Why NFL teams’ conventional approach to the draft just doesn’t work--and what they should be doing instead. If the NFL draft worked according to conventional wisdom, the greatest surplus value would be found at the top of the draft. However, the data suggests that picks in the top half of the second round have the greatest surplus value. This means teams in the...

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Raise Your Game: How to succeed at work

Raise Your Game: How to succeed at work

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Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2009

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The pressure's on… You've just won a big promotion and your new boss has high expectations. You have an important meeting and want to make a constructive impact. You're thinking of restructuring the team and need to show clear leadership. You know you're capable of so much more and need to grasp the opportunity. Meanwhile, you're drowning in a sea of unanswered email and voicemail… How can you raise your game and achieve your full potential? Peter Shaw, professional coach and author, shows how combining self-belief with practical action creates the basis for powerful...

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Like what you've read?  Get more in Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports (9780132357784) by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Available in print and digital formats. In basketball, spending explains less than 10% of the variation in wins. Discover what explains the other 90%! In basketball, success takes more than money. From 1997-98 to 2003-04, the Knicks finished either first or second in payroll—and won only six more games than they lost. Their “averageness” led them to hire Isiah Thomas. Few people knew more about...

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Like what you've read?  Get more in Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports (9780132357784) by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Available in print and digital formats. Why NFL general managers keep making so many mistakes: the shocking realities hidden in the statistics! How many wins a quarterback produces depends on two factors: his number of plays and per-play productivity. High draft position gets him on the field, but doesn’t appear to say anything about how well he’ll play. Per-play numbers reveal that players taken...

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The Optimism Advantage: 50 Simple Truths to Transform Your Attitudes and Actions into Results

The Optimism Advantage: 50 Simple Truths to Transform Your Attitudes and Actions into Results

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2010

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Sharpen your skills and shape attitudes to achieve high levels of success personally and professionally The Optimism Advantage offers tangible, proven techniques for turning life's obstacles into opportunities with confidence and competence. Today's economy offers plenty of reasons to feel powerless and frustrated. But why would you, when it offers just as many reasons to be optimistic, resourceful, and persistent? After all, adversity is everywhere...but it's how you handle adversity that makes the difference in your personal and professional life. Each chapter provides new ways to...

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Everything Counts: 52 Remarkable Ways to Inspire Excellence and Drive Results

Everything Counts: 52 Remarkable Ways to Inspire Excellence and Drive Results

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2009

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Everything Counts! is an execution strategy for inspiring excellence and driving exceptional results. Too many people and organizations are mired in a mediocrity of their own making. They focus their attention and efforts on getting the big things right, but they ignore the little things that often make a big difference. As a result, reputations are damaged, brands diluted, and loyalty is lost by blatant disregard for the small stuff which negatively impacts the customer experience. For years, we've been taught not to sweat the small stuff, but in the real world of business, Everything...

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Wrong Numbers in Sports: Painting a Bigger Picture with Stats that Matter

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Wrong Numbers in Sports: Painting a Bigger Picture with Stats that Matter

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Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2010

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This Element is an excerpt from Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports (9780132357784) by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Available in print and digital formats. Why sports decision-makers are wrong so often — and why they keep making the same mistakes, year after year. When Bill James introduced his findings on the importance of on-base percentage–and the unimportance of steals–decision-makers in baseball didn’t embrace his work. Their initial reaction fully reflects the lessons of behavioral economics: people have...