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Truth at Work: The Science of Delivering Tough Messages

Mark A Murphy · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 212
Format: Hardcover

The truth matters! New York Times bestselling author Mark Murphy returns, with the latest science and techniques for delivering tough messages without causing anger or defensiveness. The greatest workplaces have one thing in common; they speak the truth! And they do it without causing...
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The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results

Ty Montague · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Book

How to spot employees' true game-changing character traits for creating a winning cultureContrary to most conventional management wisdom, The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning looks beyond employee skills and background and to identify the true game-changing character traits for creating...
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High Performance Habits

Brendon Burchard · Hay House, Inc.
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

THESE HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY.Twenty years ago, author Brendon Burchard became obsessed with answering three questions:1. Why do some individuals and teams succeed more quickly than others and sustain that success over the long term?2. Of those who pull it off, why are some...
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Antonio Garcia Martinez · Harpercollins
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Liar's Poker meets The Social Network in an irreverent exposé of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio García Martínez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder/CEO.The reality is, Silicon Valley capitalism is very simple:Investors...
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Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done

Jocelyn K Glei · PublicAffairs
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

A modern, no-nonsense guide to getting rid of email anxiety, reclaiming your productivity, and spending more time on the work that matters.Let's face it: Email is killing our productivity. The average person checks their email 11 times per hour, processes 122 messages a day, and spends...
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Thank You for Being Late: Finding a Job, Running a Country, and Keeping Your Head in an Age of Accelerations

Thomas L Friedman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 496
Format: Audiobook

A New York Times Bestseller A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersWe all sense it -- something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers or watch...
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How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations, revised and expanded new edition, with a foreword by Richard St. John and an afterword by Simon Sinek

Jeremey Donovan · McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

DELIVER THE PRESENTATION OF YOUR LIFE--AND LAUNCH YOUR CAREER A nonprofit dedicated to ideas worth spreading, TED challenges the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers to give "the speech of their lives" in 18 minutes or less. The more than 14,000 talks on TED.com have...
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You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want

JESSE MECHAM · HarperBusiness
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Discover four simple rules to help you stop living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt, and save more money faster! The You Need A Budget (YNAB) Method has helped tens of thousands of people to turn their financial lives around. It can certainly help you! Whether you're looking to right...
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The Veteran's Money Book: A Step-by-Step Program to Help Military Veterans Build a Personal Financial Action Plan and Map Their Futures

Mechel Lashawn Glass · Career Press
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Most of the 2.5 million men and women who were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan received little education in personal finance during their service. Now these veterans are making the transition to civilian life with little knowledge of how to manage their money. In The Veteran's Money Book,...
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Beyond the job description : How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job

Jesse Sostrin · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When we face the hidden curriculum of work without a plan we often fail to contribute our best effort, we lose sight of the things that inspire us, and we disengage. Beyond the Job Description can help you translate your frustrations at work into useful insights that boost your learning...
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Superfandom: How Our Obsessions are Changing How We Buy and Who We Are

Zoe Fraade-Blanar · W W Norton
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

As fandom sheds its longtime stigmas of geekiness and hysteria, fans are demanding more from the celebrities and brands they love. Digital tools have given organizations from traditional businesses to tech startups direct, real-time access to their most devoted consumers, and it s easy...
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20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now

Ray LeVitre · Sphinx Publishing; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Youre in Control of Your Retirement Future Inside are twenty major financial decisions that could profoundly impact your lifestyle over the next forty years. For many retirees, these decisions come as a surprise and must be made hastily without proper consultation. But by reading the expert,...
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Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown

Gerri Hirshey · Sarah Crichton Books ; Farrar
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A bold and deeply researched biography of a complicated cultural iconWhen Helen Gurley Brown published Sex and the Single Girl in 1962, it sold more than two million copies in just three weeks, presaging the self-help boom and helping to usher in the unapologetic self-affirmation of second...
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The Essential Job Interview Handbook: A Quick and Handy Resource for Every Job Seeker

Jean Baur · Career Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

"The Essential Job Interview Handbook is a realistic guide that gives every jobseeker all the tools, skills, and answers you will need to impress any potential employer and rise above the competition."--Ron Fry, best-selling author of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview...
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth · Scribner
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed - be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence...
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