Changing an organization is tough. Transformation is hard work that should not be attempted by the faint of heart or the weak of mind. But transformation is not rocket science either. By taking a realistic, simple and direct view of what is required to transform an enterprise, the authors reduce the noise and nonsense that surrounds much of the discussion of transformation and provide straight forward lessons, examples and thought provoking questions to guide the listener to a more powerful position.
Take advantage of today's real-estate market to find great properties at incredible prices. Our recent economic meltdown transformed real estate from a popular investment to financial kryptonite. Too many people purchased homes with mortgages they simply could never afford. The good news: Great deals are out there for the taking. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the secrets to discovering and successfully negotiating the lowest prices for the most prized properties available.
Ingredients of Outliers: a Recipe for Personal Achievement is a life-altering guide packed with accounts from John's personal endeavors, as well as those of historical figures and influential acquaintances. This quintessential handbook exposes the x-factor, that extra something, which unleashes each individual's full potential. There is an abundance of humor and and enlightenment in this audiobook.
The experiment was dreamed up by two fathers, one white, one black. What would happen, they wondered, if they mixed white players from an elite Seattle private school and black kids from the inner city on a basketball team? The team's season unfolded like a perfectly scripted sports movie: The ragtag group of boys gelled together to win the league championship. The experiment was deemed a success. But was it?
Are you struggling throughout the day, finding it difficult to stay focused? Having trouble setting goals and actually moving toward them? Want to find out how you can you achieve more in the time you already have?
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In responding to the financial crash of 2008, both the Bush administration and the Obama administration have relied on prescriptions developed by John Maynard Keynes, the most important economist since Marx. But should we be relying on Keynes? What did Keynes actually say? Did he make his case? Hunter Lewis concludes that he did not. If Keynes was wrong then so are the economic policies of virtually all world governments today.
We all want to live a better life. We all want to achieve a certain set of goals we set out for ourselves. But, when it comes down to it, we simply get stuck. We're stricken by things like procrastination and the inability to act. So why is that we say we want something, but when it comes down to it, we don't do what it takes to achieve it? Well, if you've set goals in the past, and you found yourself giving up, then this book is for you.
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What are personal values? How do we decide what they are? What are the alternatives? Seventy-eight value systems are featured in this audiobook, which has been used at Harvard and around the world.
This updated and expanded edition of Are the Rich Necessary? is an ideal introduction to economics at a time when economics is on everyone's mind. It is also an ideal adjunct to an economics textbook.