A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market. People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in scores of everyday situations, from playing the lottery to buying a home. Rock Breaks Scissors is mind-reading for real life.
"Strong start but loses its way in the middle."
Praised by Newsweek as a "compelling read" and Library Journal as "accessible and down-to-earth", Dale McGowan’s Parenting Beyond Belief offered freethinking parents everywhere a compassionate introduction to raising caring, ethical children without religious guidance. Now, for the more than 40 million people in the United States who identify themselves as nonreligious, Raising Freethinkers offers solutions to the unique challenges secular parents face and provides specific answers to common questions, as well as over 100 activities for both parents and their children.
"There has got to be a better way !"
Do you want to improve your leadership skills and learn how to bring out the best in your employees, co-workers, or students? Then The Art of Supportive Leadership can help you! Large and small companies of every kind (from well-established industrial corporations to sparkling new tech firms) are using this proven approach to leadership with great success. It has become equally indispensable to the non-profit organizations, schools, and military personnel who also use it.
Can you love more than one person? Can you have multiple romantic partners without jealousy or cheating? Absolutely! Polyamorous people have been paving the way through trial and painful error. Now the new book More Than Two can help you find your own way.
"Great book. Deceptive description."
Whether you are an accountant, an actuary, an adviser in financial services, or a lawyer - or even a business person advising the trustees of a pension scheme (perhaps looking after your own self-administered arrangement) - you need this series to understand the why, the how, the where, and the what of the topic.
"Enjoyed it; basic yet obtuse; UK law"
Stephen Lynch takes you through the proven strategic planning and business execution processes you need to drive better business results. This is not just theory. Stephen works in the trenches. As Chief Operating Officer of Results.com - the Business Execution Experts - he knows what it's like to run and grow a business.
This amazing practical book will help you uncover the magic of powerful teams. Creating a strong bond between team members can be elusive, whether in small or large endeavors, at work or in your personal life. But in Effective teams: Six Secrets of Powerful Teams, team management expert Michael Nir will strip away the mystery and teach you concrete methods that make team management easier for you and more rewarding for everyone concerned.
This book adds examples from over twenty years of experience by Dr. Liker in working with companies outside of Toyota. This audiobook treats you as a student who will be actively engaged in developing lean leader skills as you read. It acts as a tutorial for beginning the journey!
"For those beginning their journey"
Each and every day, millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet and thrive in a society designed to keep them submissive and enslaved. Daring Greatly shows you the exact steps you need to take in order to free yourself from the financial oppression of today's economy.
"narration does it no justice"
In The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.
The ongoing challenges of creating the magical bond between team members in small and big endeavors can be elusive. What more, in the last few decades it has become increasingly challenging, since we have been moving from emphasis on social skills and communities to technical and managerial skills, as a result the lore concerning the magic of teams has been lost. Leadership: Building Highly Effective Teams, provides you with the much needed practical advice on how to create an effective collaborative team environment.
"Leadership of virtual teams - great practices"
The true source of healing from depression comes from within - not from doctors or medications. Yet when depression drains away our vitality and will, how can we find the energy to help ourselves? With Freedom from Depression, Dr. James S. Gordon reveals a new and empowering approach for dealing with this misunderstood condition - a way out of the darkness that helps you restore balance and joy to your life.
"A Life Saver"
Just Lead! provides practical leadership help for women to develop skills to lead themselves and others with the character, confidence, and authenticity of a godly woman. The book shows what holds women back and then focuses on the skills women need to lead others effectively. Using this hands-on, practical resource will inspire women leaders in the church to use its ideas to gain strength and lead well.
A lot of people wonder how happiness and material things go together. Studies have shown time and time and again that having a lot of personal possessions doesn't actually mean having more happiness. In fact studies show that as soon as you have enough money to not worry about basic human needs - food, water, shelter, protection, etc. - your happiness doesn't actually go up as you get more money.
The first book to combine the how-to, self-help, and spiritual genres to address the needs of millions of listeners as they strive to detach from the Culture of Chaos and embrace a life of balance. It is through this inner harmony and balance that one may then create a meaningful, authentic reality. With a down-to-earth approach, the listener is guided through the process of emotional healing and renewal of spirit through the familiar analogy of housekeeping: cleaning, organizing, and "airing out" our lives, room by room, task by task.
Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making marriage work. Gottman has scientifically analyzed the habits of married couples and established a method of correcting the behavior that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples to focus on one another and pay attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship.
"DON'T BUY THIS AUDIO BOOK WITHOUT PRINT TOO"
Here's the audiobook to help you get what you want, and be happy with what you have. John Gray, the man responsible for helping millions of people improve their relationships in his best-selling Mars and Venus books, has written the essential guide to personal success.
For the many people who are interested in learning more about Buddhism, here is a primer on Buddhism and Buddhist practice written in a deceptively simple manner, with an engaging, gentle humor and flavor. Adrienne Howley's purpose is to demystify Buddhism, stripping away the layers of ritual and iconography that have grown up around it over the centuries, and to present the original, basic tenets and practices.
"A very good place to start"
Neal Schaffer helped revolutionize the way professionals utilize LinkedIn with his award-winning book Windmill Networking: Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn. He now does the same to enlighten companies how to develop business on LinkedIn with Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing. Thought Linkedin was just for job seekers? Think again.
"Great motivation to start using LinkedIn more"
We already know from scientific research that mindfulness practices enhance mental health and improve clarity and focus. Finding the Space to Lead shows how this training has specific value for leaders. This is not a new leadership system to add to the burden of already overworked people. It brings the concepts of mindfulness into the everyday life of anyone in a leadership role, through specific exercises that address practical issues.