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Dummies “In a Day” e-books include unique elements specifically created for this series, such as directions to online practice tutorials and quick 5-minute exercises designed to help readers get a better grasp of the topic.
In the post-crisis economy, traditional career strategies spell professional extinction, but the fluid new "gig economy" offers tremendous potential for anyone willing to adapt.
Eli Broad, One of America’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Most Generous Philanthropists, Shares How to Master The Art of Being Unreasonable and Create Extraordinary Success
In his new book, The Art of Being Unreasonable: Lessons in Unconventional Thinking, Eli Broad reveals the secrets behind the unreasonable principles that have made him a success. From understanding the “value of being second” to embracing the thrill of taking a risk, to his insights into investing to his tips on effective negotiation, Broad shares the insights and practices that have propelled him to the top. See the video tab for his interview with Bloomberg BusinessWeek at the Milken Global Conference about the housing market, the economy and his book.
Based on his research in the field of positive psychology, proven strategies and his work with various organizations, Gordon wrote The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity about the choice everyone has to feed the negative or positive dog inside of them. The book not only shares the research and benefits of being positive but also provides strategies and an action plan for people to cultivate positivity in their life and team.
Codependency is sneaky and powerful. It distresses millions of people, whether in or out of a relationship.
Conflict resolution is a vital part of business, yet most struggle on how to deal with difficult personalities. Monica Wofford, author of Make Difficult People Disapper argues that difficult people aren't difficult, in fact they are just different. Understanding how to manage their personality will help eliminate conflict.
This groundbreaking book reveals that courage is more about managing fear than not feeling it, and that courage can be learned. The author explains that most courageous people are unaware of their own bravery, and all of us have some form of courage in our lives now, to start with.
Homeless and penniless, Mark Anastasi learns how to tap into the power of the Inernet to pull himself out of debt and create millions for himself online. In his new book The Laptop Millionaire: How Anyone Can Escape the 9 to 5 and Make Money Online he provides readers with 32 easy to follow step-by-step strategies that he and hundreds of laptop millionaires have used to make real money online.
Negotiate a Raise to Get Your Good Work Rewarded
In her new book, The Work Revolution: Freedom and Excellence for All, Julie Clow, the former Learning and Organizational Development Manager at Google, deconstructs the magic behind thriving, liberated organizations into clear principles that any individual, leader, and organization can adopt to create sustainable and engaging lives.
Giving Anxiety the Axe: Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2E, Provides 10 Trick and Techniques to Help You “Keep Calm and Carry On.”
If you suffer from anxiety, then you are in good company—40 million Americans are suffering along with you. But you don’t have to live this way. Read on for ten easy tips to quickly relieve an anxiety attack so you can get over the worry and get on with your life.
Shirley Roberts discusses her new book, Doris Inc: The Business of Caring for Your Elderly Parents
Business models explain how governments, schools, non-profit organizations, and corporations function (or don't). The deteriorating U.S. health care system, the global financial meltdown, the latest failure of a corporate giant — if these events teach us anything, it's that business models matter. We can apply similar logic to our own careers by articulating personal business models: how we use our interests, skills, and personalities to provide value. Co-created by 328 collaborators, Business Model You teaches how.
In his new book, Good Idea. Now What? How to Move Ideas to Execution CEO of Ideation Consultancy Inc., Charles T. Lee reveals the steps and structure needed to bring an inspiration to reality and gives readers insight into the essential values and principles that guide successful idea makers.
Just a few years ago, globalization was in full swing, and the world seemed to be bursting with an infinite supply of business. All this bounty lulled us into taking our customers for granted, maintains Andrew Sobel—until the economy tanked and shattered the illusion of endless prosperity. Suddenly, the old-fashioned “trusted relationship” started to look good again. Authors Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas share how to build trust just by asking the right questions.
Why would the captain of the Costa Concordia divert from his route? Why do people buy cars, electronics, and other expensive products that have received terrible reviews? Disastrous decisions are made daily, and for nearly every poor choice, better alternatives have existed. Hal Mooz, author of Make Up Your Mind identifies those better alternatives and ways to become Decision Fit.
Most American professionals can’t shake the end-of-the-day feeling that they didn’t get enough done. They find themselves responding to work e-mail on their smartphones right up until their head hits the pillow. Sound familiar? There is good news, says Jason Womack: By implementing a few small changes, you can get more done in less time—which not only staves off burnout, but leaves more time for doing what you love.
How to Find Success and Satisfaction in the Most Unlikely Places
"Tested and proven" rules that can be effectively implemented into your own business start-up, regardless of IQ level
Filled with practical advice, including end-of-chapter "takeaway" tips, ‘AN UNPROGRAMMED LIFE’ is both an inspirational success story and essential handbook for entrepreneurs everywhere.