How To Sick, Dying and Grieving People

How To Sick, Dying and Grieving People

Recommendation Rev. Patrick Riecke outlines specific guidance for supporting the grieving, sick or dying – and their friends and family. A hospital chaplain, he writes from a Christian spiritual perspective, including using biblical quotes. His...

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Bounce

Bounce

Recommendation A United Kingdom table tennis champion, Matthew Syed recognizes that he succeeded not because of innate talent, but rather due to the special circumstances of his youth. He was able to learn from expert, dedicated teachers and to...

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Blaze Your Own Trail

Blaze Your Own Trail

Recommendation Many women enter adulthood believing only one right path to a successful home and work life exists. Leadership expert Rebekah Bastian explains that this belief blinds young women to unexpected opportunities and makes them feel like...

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A Better World

A Better World

Recommendation The biblical four horsemen of the apocalypse – famine, death, war and pestilence – ride today, and other apocalyptic global problems gallop with them: human rights abuses, resource destruction, refugee crises, climate change...

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Finish

Finish

Setting new goals is easy, but finishing them is hard. In this blockbuster bestseller, blogger and popular speaker Jon Acuff shares his plans to help you actually achieve your goals. Acuff explains that perfectionism, the main blockade to...

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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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Training Games

Training Games

Game play, one of the most basic vehicles for learning, is a highly successful employee-training tool, because game-derived learning stays with the student. In this practical guide, training experts Steve Sugar and Jennifer Whitcomb provide...

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Step into Your Moxie

Step into Your Moxie

RECOMMENDATION Coaching expert Alexia Vernon’s dynamic book demonstrates how to be your own best advocate and create your ideal future. She was born to be a coach but, as she explains, making it happen required tapping into her “moxie.” Stepping...

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Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are

Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are

RECOMMENDATION Your body language reveals a lot about you, but can you change it to reframe people’s perceptions of you and, ultimately, alter your personality? Social psychologist Amy Cuddy addresses this question by explaining the power of...

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Good People, Bad Managers

Good People, Bad Managers

Samuel A. Culbert, a UCLA management professor and frequent author, examines the systemic nature of management problems and their roots in cultural habits. Reading the first two parts of his manual may make you cringe at your own behavior – or at...

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Bedtime Stories for Managers

Bedtime Stories for Managers

Compiling his most pithy and vehement blog posts, Henry Mintzberg – professor of management studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management at Montreal’s McGill University – warns you “not to be outraged by anything you read because some of my...

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Minimalism

Minimalism

Minimalism (2011) offers readers an alternative path that avoids nine-to-five drudgery and helps them focus on what’s important in life. Authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have practical guidance on how anyone can free themselves...

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