A Beginners Guide To The End

A Beginners Guide To The End

RECOMMENDATION Combining Editor Shoshana Berger’s communication skills with hospice doctor B.J. Miller’s medical knowledge, this reference guide to dying is essential reading. Well-organized and thorough, compassionate and wise, it covers...

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The Right – and Wrong – Stuff

The Right – and Wrong – Stuff

More than 50% of employees eventually have a “career derailment” when they get demoted or fired, or their careers flatline. They derail due to a lack of self-awareness, an inability to fix their blind spots or a misalignment with corporate...

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Why Simple Wins

Why Simple Wins

Innovation expert Lisa Bodell shares ideas, diagnostic exercises, activities and tools to help leaders simplify corporate environments. She helps leaders embrace simplification as a habit. Bodell provides tools for getting started – often the...

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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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The Procrastination Cure

The Procrastination Cure

Would you love to stop procrastinating, become more productive and have less stress? Productivity expert Damon Zahariades, once a world-class procrastinator himself, can help you accomplish these goals. He explores the nature of procrastination...

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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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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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Listening to Conflict

Listening to Conflict

Recommendation No matter what size your business is, chances are you’ve had to deal with conflicts at work. Relationship-management skills are critical in any business. Author Erik J. Van Slyke examines the underlying problems that cause...

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How to Manage Conflict

How to Manage Conflict

Recommendation To learn how to cure conflicts or head them off before they become major conflagrations, spend a little time with author Peg Pickering. Her brief but compelling guide to conflict resolution is a must read for every employee from...

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Conflict Across Cultures

Conflict Across Cultures

Recommendation On April 29, 1992, a California jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of using excessive force against Rodney King, an African-American motorist whom they had severely beaten after a high-speed car chase. The beating had...

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