Today’s coaches are challenged with the recurring task of weaving threads from several disciplines into a tapestry that is fit for purpose in helping their clients learn and succeed. In this sense, the coach has to become a discriminating eclectic, developing a keen sense of judgment to select which threads are best woven into the fabric and those that it would be better to simply throw away. Coaching for Leadership is intended to be a cherished companion in that learning journey presented by the world’s greatest coaches.
This is a summary of Gary Vaynerchuk's #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour the entire work. You get the main summary along with all of the benefits and lessons the actual book has to offer. This summary is intended to be used with reference to the original book.
The book provides listeners with something most people want, a life they choose for themselves. The rat race often leaves people disillusioned and stuck. They want to live free from the boundaries but cannot see how to do it. The authors, Harkavy and Hyatt, offer a process on how to make one's life plan. It is not only a purpose statement, but has many different layers.
"Performance is great"
This is a summary of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea - the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardize success.
Tara has always been too engrossed in her work - refurbishing the historical homes in Smithville. She keeps a tight rein on her jobs and her emotions buried, but she's losing control of both since that ridiculous city boy investor showed up. New in town, Justin is confident that his ultra-modern resorts will bring Smithville into the 21st century. If only the local yokels and their ringleader, the gorgeous and peculiar Tara, would stop interfering.
The book that examines how people can champion new ideas - and how leaders can fight groupthink. In Originals, Adam Grant addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all?
This is a summary of the New York Times best seller F--k Feelings: One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems.
Tiffany Brooks is a hardworking young woman trying to make ends meet for her family and her forthcoming wedding. But sudden unexpected circumstances drastically change things for her. She finds herself applying for a job as a nanny. Her fiancé doesn't want her to go, but she is drawn to the advertisement. Mr. Lance Fleming, a widower, is hoping to find someone to help raise his baby daughter. When Tiffany arrives at his ranch, she quickly falls in love with the little family.
Many critics consider "Rain" to be Maugham's finest short story and it has proven to be wildly successful for an essay that is less than 16,000 words, eventually earning him over a million dollars. What makes the story standout, besides its exotic setting in the South Pacific, is the archetypal conflict between the pull of the flesh and the pull of the spirit.