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Why Motivating People Doesn't Work . . . and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging

Susan Fowler · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Top leadership researcher, consultant, and coach Susan Fowler says stop trying to motivate people! It's frustrating for everyone involved and it just doesn't work. You can't motivate people - they are already motivated but generally in superficial and short-term ways. In this book, Fowler...
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Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, Sales and Marketing: The Essential Cultural GuideFrom Presentations and Promotions to Communicating and Closing

Terri Morrison · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

How do you break the ice in the UAE? When do you present a contract in China? How close should you stand to a South Korean? Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Sales and Marketing is an informative, entertaining guide that shows you what to do -- and what to avoid -- in any given sales or marketing...
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Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up, and Make a Difference

KATHLEEN KELLY JANUS · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Kathleen Kelly Janus, a lecturer at the Stanford University Program on Social Entrepreneurship and the founder of the successful social enterprise Spark, set out to investigate what makes a startup succeed or fail. She surveyed more than 200 high-performing social entrepreneurs and interviewed...
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Mastering Stand-Up: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian

STEPHEN ROSENFIELD · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

This entertaining and sharply written guide - for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers - examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman,...
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO; Fifth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts! Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you're ready? And what steps should...
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Your Score: An Insider's Secrets to Understanding, Controlling, and Protecting Your Credit Score

ANTHONY DAVENPORT · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The most comprehensive insider's look at what every consumer needs to know about their credit score - and most importantly, how to fix it

Like it or not, a healthy credit score is essential if you want to participate in today's financial world. But very few people actually understand...
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Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy—and Save Our Planet

Kathy Freston · Weinstein Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Join the CLEAN PROTEIN revolution and lose weight, feel stronger, and live longer.

Food and wellness experts Kathy Freston and Bruce Friedrich have spent years researching the future of protein. They've talked to the food pioneers and the nutrition scientists, and now they've distilled...
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Dealing with Difficult People: Fast, Effective Strategies for Handling Problem People

Roy Lilley · Kogan Page
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Dealing with Difficult People will help you navigate the bullies, nit-pickers, manipulators and complainers who drive you mad at work. With example dialogue, techniques and tips, it will help you avoid horrible situations and keep your cool.By understanding the motives and individual behaviours...
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Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch: Essential Tools and Techniques for Repairing and Fabricating Farm Equipment

William Galvery · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Farmers, ranchers, and homesteaders who know how to weld can repair and even fabricate some equipment on their own, saving both time and money. Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch introduces this crucial skill and covers the most popular techniques used by the home hobbyist and DIY devotee,...
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Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want

Rachel Cruze · Ramsey Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In Love Your Life, Not Theirs, Rachel Cruze shines a spotlight on the most damaging money habit we have: comparing ourselves to others. Then she unpacks seven essential money habits for living the life we really want--a life in line with our values, where we can afford the things...
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