Love your Imposter

Love your Imposter

RECOMMENDATION British branding professional Rita Clifton offers business and life advice that she draws from her own exceptional career journey. In this conversational text – part memoir, part self-help book and part branding manual – she...

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Your Best Just Got Better

Your Best Just Got Better

Recommendation Most people can imagine their ideal day, but what would it take to make your perfect day – or parts of it – come to life? Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and workplace performance trainer, tells you how to change your habits...

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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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Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

Review Six months of tortuous military boot camp set William H. McRaven up for a lifetime of overcoming obstacles and dark moments. After 37 years as a US Navy SEAL, the now retired admiral has endured and...

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Hostage At The Table

Hostage At The Table

RECOMMENDATION If a dangerous criminal was demanding a one-way ticket to Venezuela as he threatened to blow your brains out, the person you would most want to see coming onto the scene is author George Kohlrieser. A psychologist and veteran...

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A River in Darkness

A River in Darkness

Recommendation Masaji Ishikawa’s brutally vivid memoir of life in North Korea depicts sorrow, hunger, deprivation, cold and loss. This short, intense portrait evokes the horrors he found after leaving his native Japan at age 13 in 1960. His...

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The Elements of Power

The Elements of Power

RECOMMENDATION Executive development expert Terry R. Bacon analyzes the meaningful “elements of power” at the individual and organizational levels. He offers examples of individuals who have prospered or floundered in leadership positions in...

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Courage Goes To Work

Courage Goes To Work

When he was young, consultant Bill Treasurer feared heights. He overcame his fear and became a high-diving champion. Every day for seven years, Treasurer would climb to the top of a 100-foot tower (as tall as a 10-story building). From there, at...

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Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

Review Six months of tortuous military boot camp set William H. McRaven up for a lifetime of overcoming obstacles and dark moments. After 37 years as a US Navy SEAL, the now retired admiral has endured and...

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Nudge

Nudge

RECOMMENDATION In this lovely, useful book, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein examine choices, biases and the limits of human reasoning from a variety of perspectives. They often amuse by disclosing how they have fallen victim to the limitations...

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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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