Doing the Right Things Right

Doing the Right Things Right

In 1967, Peter Drucker, the father of modern management, published The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done. Drucker’s best-selling work, which codified business productivity, remains a revered, popular...

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The Now Habit

The Now Habit

Psychologist Neil A. Fiore’s believes procrastination is an outdated habit used to protect yourself from fear of failure and self-criticism. Fiore offers examples, strategies and concrete exercises to help you escape the anxiety, unhappiness and...

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When

When

Daniel H. Pink makes a compelling argument that “timing is everything” as he examines the role that time plays in human interactions. A large existing body of work already evaluates how to address projects, trends, and issues; this book launches...

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The Art of Saying No

The Art of Saying No

Are you a professional doormat? Do people constantly push you around to get you to help them? If so, author Damon Zahariades' best-selling instruction manual gives you useful techniques for saying no. Zahariades explains why you should speak...

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Do Less

Do Less

Many women with home, career and child care responsibilities suffer from working too many hours. Kate Northrup urges them to embrace their bodies’ innate wisdom by using their cyclical rhythms as a guide for “doing less.” She shows how women can...

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Anger Management

Anger Management

Recommendation Peter Favaro provides numerous tools to help those who want to get a handle on their emotions, particularly anger, and to improve their relationships with others. He is always careful to define his key terms and reinforce essential...

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Work With Me!

Work With Me!

Recommendation Gini Graham Scott presents a model for handling any type of conflict using the ERI - emotions, reasons, and intuition - model. With this model, Scott calls for controlling negative emotions (E) and getting them out of the way...

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Breaking the Silence Habit

Breaking the Silence Habit

Recommendation Workplace consultant and trainer Sarah Beaulieu went on a two-year “listening tour” to learn to understand how people talk about sexual violence. Interviews with leaders, experts in sexual harassment and violence, and men and women...

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How to Design Gender Bias out of Your Workplace

How to Design Gender Bias out of Your Workplace

Your company may think it’s making strides toward gender equity. But if you’re pouring money into diversity trainings, you could be hampering those efforts, explains gender-equity researcher Sara Sanford. She identifies the biggest problem behind...

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Convinced!

Convinced!

RECOMMENDATION Mentalist Jack Nasher offers tips to help you appear more competent, attractive, intelligent and important. He argues that your actual competence matters little compared with your perceived competence. He revels in people’s...

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Executive Presence

Executive Presence

RECOMMENDATION In the words of one Wall Street CEO, “I can’t describe it, but I sure know it when I see it.” Most people intuitively recognize “executive presence” (EP). It’s a rare combination of vision, charisma, drive and intelligence that...

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Digital Luxury

Digital Luxury

Luxury brands have hesitated to jump into digital technologies for fear of diluting the unique qualities that make them so alluring. Marketing expert Wided Batat illuminates how to employ digital as a delightful extension of your high-end brand’s...

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