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Leadership

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Good to Great

Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't

Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning.

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Fierce Conversations

Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time

The master teacher of positive change through powerful communication, Susan Scott wants you to succeed. To do that, she explains, you must transform everyday conversations at work and at home with effective ways to get your message across—and get what you want.

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Fierce Leadership

In Fierce Leadership, Scott teaches us how to spot the worst “best” practices in our organizations using a technique she calls “squid eye”–the ability to see the “tells” or signs that we have fallen prey to disastrous behaviors by knowing what to look for. Only then, she says, can we apply the antidote.

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The 5 Levels of Leadership

Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential

#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works and makes it accessible to everyone. Leadership does not come from your title. In fact, being named to a position is only the first and lowest of the five levels every effective leader achieves.

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7L

The Seven Levels of Communication: Go From Relationships to Referrals

(7L) The Seven Levels of Communication tells the entertaining and educational story of Rick Masters, who is suffering from a down economy when he meets a mortgage professional who has built a successful business without advertising or personal promotion.

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Nonviolent Communication

Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values

What if you could defuse tension and create accord in even the most volatile situations—just by changing the way you spoke? Over the past 35 years, Marshall Rosenberg has done just that, peacefully resolving conflicts in families, schools, businesses, and governments in 30 countries all over the world.

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Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart

A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges

“In this book, O’Neill brings form and structure to the art of executive coaching. Novices are provided a path while seasoned practitioners will find affirmation.”
—Daryl R. Conner, CEO and president, ODR-USA, Inc.

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Personal Development

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The Last Safe Investment

Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever

Business strategist Bryan Franklin and author Michael Ellsberg (The Education of Millionaires) team up here to present a blueprint for building “True Wealth”: the ability to generate not just financial value but also the experiences you cherish most—security, freedom, creative ex­pression, and love.

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The Miracle Morning

The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

What’s being widely regarded as “one of the most life changing books ever written” may be the simplest approach to achieving everything you’ve ever wanted, and faster than you ever thought possible. What if you could wake up tomorrow and any—or EVERY—area of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change?

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Daring Greatly

How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

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The Four Agreements

A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

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Ego Is the Enemy

Many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults and sow future problems. In failure, it magnifies each blow and makes recovery more difficult. At every stage, ego holds us back.

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A More Beautiful Question

The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

In this groundbreaking audiobook, journalist and innovation expert Warren Berger shows that one of the most powerful forces for igniting change in business and in our daily lives is a simple, underappreciated tool—one that has been available to us since childhood.

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Designing Your Life

How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve.

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Take Your Time

The Wisdom of Slowing Down

When the mind is unhurried, we are patient, kind, and focused, ready to respond to what really matters amidst the clamor of a busy day. The secret is to train our minds to work steadily and with one-pointed attention, however many tasks confront us.

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Talk Like TED

The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation.

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BOOKS

Fun, Life Changing Reads

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Inner Skiing

Revised Edition

Have you been searching for a way to overcome your fear, trust your instincts, and ski to your greatest potential? Inner Skiing will help you do all this and more. In this newly updated edition of the skiing classic, W. Timothy Gallwey and Robert Kriegel offer advice on and examples of how to gain the “inner” self-confidence needed to ski well and have fun on the slopes.

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Design Your Life

Creating Success Through Personal Style

The internationally renowned designer and entrepreneur helps women look and be the very best version of themselves with this strong, sexy style guide filled with practical and inspirational tips and personal insights gleaned from her own journey in life and business.

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.

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Prison Break

Vanquish the Victim, Own Your Obstacles, and Lead Your Life

After living the first 30 years of my life as a Prisoner of circumstance – blaming everyone and everything around me for my hopelessness, my anger, my stress and even my obesity; waiting to finally get a “ break” and confidently proclaiming that my victim personality was permanent and “ just the way I am”

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