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No-Drama Leadership: How Enlightened Leaders Transform Culture in the Workplace

Marlene Chism · Bibliomotion
Format: Hardcover

Choice. Power. Speed. Today's leaders continually face these forces. But with too many choices, too much power, and too much speed, leaders often make decisions in a heightened state of emotion (and drama) . Hasty decisions are often poor ones and in this climate there is no place to hide....
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Speculation: A History of the Fine Line between Gambling and Investing

Stuart Banner · Oxford University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

What is the difference between a gambler and a speculator? Is there a readily identifiable line separating the two? If so, is it possible for us to discourage the former while encouraging the latter? These difficult questions cut across the entirety of American economic history, and the periodic...
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Preparing for Baby: All the Legal, Financial, Tax, and Insurance Information New and Expectant Parents Need

Nihara K Choudhri · American Bar Association
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Preparing for Baby is a must-have resource for every new and expecting parent, a legal and financial version of What to Expect While You're Expecting. Often, parents don't have the time or energy to deal with important legal and financial matters -- like buying life insurance, learning...
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Sports Betting and Bookmaking: An American History

Arne K. Lang · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Horse racing in America dates back to the colonial era when street races were a common occurrence. The commercialization of horse racing produced a sport that would briefly surpass all others in popularity, with annual races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes growing...
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The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone

Shawn Murphy · AMACOM, American Management Association, 2016. ©2016
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

When it comes to work these days, we're expected to do more with less--but is this nose-to-the-grindstone philosophy the best way to run a business? Alarmingly low employee engagement numbers indicate otherwise. So, if pushing everyone harder isn't the path to productivity, what is? Supported...
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The Economists' Diet: The Surprising Formula for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Christopher Payne · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Combining the authors' personal weight-loss stories with their passion for economics, this bold new behavioral approach to dieting recommends micro habits and meta-rules that will enable dieters to control their impulses to overeat, approach food in a healthier way, and lose weight once...
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No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career

Larry Smith · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one Over the past three decades, professor Larry Smith has become something of a "career whisperer" for his students at the University of Waterloo. Each year,...
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Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2018 Edition

PRINCETON REVIEW. · Princeton Review
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Take control of your college financial aid experience with this essential guide - the only annual guidebook with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms!The filing date for the FAFSA has moved up - and since many colleges disburse financial aid on a first-come,...
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Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck

Jon Acuff · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

It took me sixteen years to write this book. That breaks down to a brisk twelve words per day. But it wasn't the writing that took so long. . . . It was the working.I had to work at big companies and small companies. I had to get hired and fired several times. I had to find my dream...
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The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand Year History

Philip E Auerswald · Oxford University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Code is the "how" of human productive activity. The creation, implementation, and refinement of code have been the infrastructure of human progress from Neolithic simplicity to modern complexity. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from the production of Stone Age axes,...
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Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life

Michael Port · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring program full of essential advice for spotlight lovers and wallflowers alike that will teach readers how to bring any crowd to its feet Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way,...
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Own It: The Power of Women at Work

Sallie Krawcheck · Crown Business
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

A new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have. Weren't women supposed to have "arrived"? Perhaps with the nation's first female President,...
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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Adam M Grant · Viking
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas - and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take"Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled...
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Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

MARTIN YATE · Adams Media
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Completely updated with new material, this bestselling job search guide can help you keep up with changes in the job market - from updating the language of your resume to using social media networking to make professional connections that are essential in finding new employment opportunities.For...
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Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants

Stephen Fishman · NOLO
Pages: 560
Format: Paperback

The all-in-one legal and tax resource every IC (and gig worker) needs Ready to be your own boss? Whether you're starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This excellent,...
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