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Just Enough Research

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Just Enough Research

By: Erika Hall

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Foreword by JEFFREY ZELDMAN Design research is a hard slog that takes years to learn and time away from the real work of design, right? Wrong. Good research is about asking more and better questions, and thinking critically about the answers. It’s something every member of your team can and should do, and which everyone can learn, quickly. And done well, it will save you time and money by reducing unknowns and creating a solid foundation to build the right thing, in the most effective way. In Just Enough Research, co-founder of Mule Design Erika Hall distills her experience into a brief...

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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

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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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The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following

The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 17-APR-2012

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Each of us pitches ideas every day. Regardless of what idea we’re selling—or who we’re selling it to—it all boils down to the act of stirring someone to join you, to agree to follow you. Yet we consistently underestimate how critical it is to recognize the role of the decision maker. Decisions are, after all, made by people; and people have needs and agendas, spoken and unspoken. Understanding these needs and agendas are critical to success in business. Kevin Allen’s approach is not about persuading, but about creating a connection that assures a mutual win. By unearthing the true...

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CultureShock! Bangkok

CultureShock! Bangkok

By: Dan Waites

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 14-MAY-2014

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CultureShock! Bangkok is your all-in-one guide to navigating and living in Thailand's vibrant capital. Learn how to get around the city quickly and safely by motorcycle taxi, how to order the tastiest street food, and how to behave with respect to Thai manners and beliefs. Join in the local celebrations such as Songkran and Loy Krathong and get a first-hand taste of the Thais' zest for life and love of sanuk ('fun'). Packed with practical information and frank advice, CultureShock! Bangkok shows you how to find your feet and enjoy your stay to its fullest in this ever-fascinating 'City of...

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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

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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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Life After Divorce

Life After Divorce

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

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Getting divorced is never easy but you can help to make the process reasonably civilised and reduce the collateral damage. In Life after divorce there are many practical ideas for putting your life back together and keeping it that way. There are tips on protecting children, picking the right lawyer, avoiding recrimination and finding ways to deal with the pains and gains of being single again. ...

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Look After Your Heart

Look After Your Heart

By: Infinite Ideas; Dr Rob Hicks; Dr Ruth Chambers

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2012

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Look after your heart is the indispensable guide to taking care of our tickers, from diet to exercise, lifestyle to leisure. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Look after your heart will help you make the small changes that will make a big difference to your hearts and your health. Look after your heart is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value. ...

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Instant Happiness

Instant Happiness

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

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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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How to be a Parent

How to be a Parent

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

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How to be a parent is the must-have guide to giving your children the best possible start in life. By following the ideas, tips and techniques contained here, you can tackle everything from the 'terrible twos' right through to the 'truculent teens', so you can bring up confident, balanced and contented children. The practical ideas in How to be a parent are accessible, straightforward, and more often than not, fun. No waffle, no fill, just fantastic tips for raising happy and healthy children within a harmonious home. ...

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Instant Vitality

Instant Vitality

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2012

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If you've always wanted a collection of tried and tested ideas from leading health and well-being experts then this is the book for you. Instant vitality is packed full of ideas to help you feel vibrant and healthy no matter what age you are. With tips on the best (and worst) foods to keep you looking and feeling great, getting the most out of exercise (even enjoying it) and learning to relax and take care of yourself, plus ideas to combat common problems such as allergies, back pain and stress this book could be the key to a happier, healthier you. Instant vitality collects the best...

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Instant Career Progress

Instant Career Progress

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2012

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If you've always wanted a collection of tried and tested ideas from leading jobs and career experts then this is the book for you. Instant career progress is packed full of ideas to help you get the most out of your working life whether you are an ambitious first-jobber, senior manager or self employed. With tips on creating stunning CVs, shining in interviews, increasing your salary, getting yourself noticed by the boss (for all the right reasons) and balancing home and career this book can help you to make it all the way to the top. Instant career progress collects the best advice from...

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MBA

MBA

By: Infinite Ideas; Nicholas Bate

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

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If you are thinking of doing an MBA but haven’t got the time this is the book for you. If you can’t afford to do an MBA this is definitely the book for you. If you are currently doing an MBA and can’t see the wood for the trees you need this book now! Discover the six major thought leaders whose ideas you need to understand in order to advance your career; why today’s recruiters are as interested in your people skills as they are in your ability to create a finely honed spreadsheet; what everybody’s talking about – from USPs to EQs, learn how to break through the jargon; how to handle...

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Interview Answers

Interview Answers

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Interview answers is unlike the majority of interview techniques books because it steers clear of blindingly obvious advice such as not to wear track-suit bottoms or turn up drunk to your interview, and instead provides a way into the mind of the interviewer so that you can spot the likely questions and know how to answer them differently depending on the perspective of the interviewer. ...

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Life Management

Life Management

By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

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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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Beating the Blues

Beating the Blues

By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

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The Feel Good Factory on Beating the Blues contains simple, no-nonsense ideas to help you get out of the doldrums and back to the land of the living. Thirty practical and down-to-earth chapters will set you well on your way to beating the blues. You'll find questionnaires to 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. Also discover what well-known people who suffer from depression do to keep it at bay (hey, they pay big money for all that expertise so why not have a go at some of...

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Go Green!

Go Green!

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

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Millions of us want to do our bit to help the environment, and there’s tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to reducing our carbon footprints and cutting down on waste. Go green! is the indispensable guide to living the most eco-friendly life possible, without having to chuck out the TV or dress only in hemp. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Go green! will help...

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Parenting Under 5s

Parenting Under 5s

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

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Who wouldn’t like to be the best parent in the world?! 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? Parenting under 5s cuts straight to the heart of the matter. With insider shortcuts and secrets garnered from personal and professional experience we reveal how everyone can be better parents and ensure their under 5s have the best possible start in life. Whether you need reassurance that you’re on the right track or simply want a few...

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Rescue Your Finances

Rescue Your Finances

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

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Who wouldn’t like a bit more financial security these days? 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? Rescue your finances cuts straight to the heart of the matter. With insider shortcuts and secrets garnered from personal and professional experience, we reveal how everyone can make the most of their financial lot. Whatever your financial position, Rescue your finances is the indispensable guide to making your money work harder and...

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Unleash Your Creativity

Unleash Your Creativity

By: Infinite Ideas; Tim Wright; Rob Bevan

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2011

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In Unleash your creativity we reveal over 50 inspiring ideas that will help you discover your creative genius. From finding the best surroundings to dealing with thinker's block, Unleash your creativity will transform the way you think, in both your professional and your personal life. It's time to explore your innate creativity and get those juices flowing! ...

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Healthy pregnancy guide

Healthy pregnancy guide

By: Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Millions of us want to feel more prepared when we find out we're going to be a parent, and there's tons of advice out there to help. But who's got time to wade through it all to find out what works? We need failsafe short cuts to a plain-sailing pregnancy so we can await Junior's arrival with excitement. Healthy pregnancy guide is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value. ...