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The Little Book of Big Profits from Small Stocks + Website: Why You'll Never Buy a Stock Over $10 Again
For those looking to become or create effective leaders that are masters at inspiring their people to take action, Jeb Blount and his new book, People Follow You: The Real Secret to What Matters Most in Leadership deliver a simple and actionable formula for building strong relationships with employees.
THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BOOK OF LOVE, SEX AND THE BRAIN: The Neuroscience of How, When, Why and Who We Love
COMING IN JANUARY 2012: A fascinating look at how the brain controls our relationships and romances
There is a common misconception that positive change in one's life only comes from a complete system overhaul, but Justin Ahrens, author of Life Kerning: Creative Ways to Fine Tune Your Perspective on Career and Life invites business leaders and professionals to not only reassess the various spaces and goals of their lives but to rethink their understanding of career/life balance altogether.
Author Molly Fletcher (dubbed by CNN "The Female Jerry McGuire") discusses her book "The Business of Being the Best: Inside the World of Go-Getters and Game Changers."
Professional organizer Eileen Roth and Elizabeth Miles, coauthors of Organizing For Dummies®, teach college students how to organize their dorm rooms so that they can live and study stress-free.
US schoolteacher Andrew Hallam explains how average people can build wealth in the stock market by shunning the investment products peddled by most financial advisors and avoiding the get-rich-quicker products concocted by an ever widening, self-serving industry.
TV Found to Have Negative Impact on Parent-Child Communication and Early Literacy Compared to Books and Toys
Since the first television screens lit up our living rooms scientists have been studying its affect on young children. Now scientists in Ohio have compared mother-child communication while watching TV to reading books or playing with Toys to reveal the impact on children’s development. The results, published in Human Communication Research, show that watching TV can lead to less interaction between parents and children, with a detrimental impact on literacy and language skills.
For those looking to improve their mental skills, authors Ron and Marty Hale-Evans deliver a witty, compelling, and action-oriented cache of personal productivity tips and techniques in Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level
In Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get a Life: 2nd Edition, Revised and Updated Winget expands on the same principles and toughens up the lessons he originally put forth using brand new examples, stories, and the wisdom he’s gained as a media personality and self-help expert over the past 20 years.
In a child-rearing culture that warns parents they can never be too cautious, Lenore Skenazy uses reliable statistics and entertaining anecdotes to encourage parents to stop worrying about the one in a million dangers their kids could face – from being abducted by a stranger to drowning in a toilet -- and start letting them enjoy the adventures of childhood.
Structure 44, LLC, license owner of Defensive Driving For Dummies™, has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas by committing up to 2 percent of profits annually to the nationally recognized mentoring program.
This groundbreaking book offers answers to crucial questions that have a large impact on family success and well-being. The author has been researching and treating couples for more than twenty years, addressing such critical issues as: When should you have kids? How many and why? Can you afford a family? What's the best interval between children's birth in a family? How does your work life influence how many kids to have? What's the impact of divorce, remarriage and blended families on the decision to have more kids?
Even healthy children as young as nine-years-old can start to show an increased risk of future heart problems if they are physically inactive, according to a study in the May issue of Acta Paediatrica.
A much needed guidebook for employers that discusses workplace bullying from America's unrivaled leaders and creators of the workplace bullying consulting institute.
In Green’s insightful and inspiring new book, Beyond Wealth; The Road Map to a Rich Life he shares a blueprint for personal prosperity that explores the unique relationship between money, wealth and personal fulfillment.
In his new book, The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock, and Profit, financial expert Aswath Damodaran distills the fundamentals of valuation, without glossing over or ignoring key concepts, and develops models that readers can easily understand and implement.
Blue denim jeans are one of the most popular and iconic fashion items in the world; now a study published in Biotechnology Journal reveals a cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim. The process of ‘surface activation’ used to wash-down the denim following dyeing could also offer an alternative to the dangerous, and internationally banned, sandblasting technique.
Is beauty found in the whites of the eyes? Study reveals ‘red eyes’ associated with the sad, unhealthy and unattractive
Beauty is said to be in the eye of the beholder, but a new study reveals that the reverse is also true; unattractiveness is in the eye of the beheld. Research published in Ethology finds that people with bloodshot eyes are considered sadder, unhealthier and less attractive than people whose eye whites are untinted, a cue which is uniquely human.
Psychological research has consistently shown that women feel unhappy with their body after looking at images of thin, idealized models, which are typically represented in the media. However, today's consumer culture and media promote not only the ideal of perfect beauty, but also that of the material affluent lifestyle, both of which are commonly depicted together, and highlight the benefits of beauty and of owning material goods to one's personal success and fame. A new study from the British Journal of Social Psychology is the first to examine the impact of materialistic messages and values - the desire for financial success and an affluent lifestyle on women's feelings about their own body.