In 2018, writer Claire Nelson made international headlines when she fell over 25 feet after wandering off the trail in a deserted corner of Joshua Tree. The fall shattered her pelvis, rendering her completely immobile. There Claire lay for the next four days, surrounded by boulders that muffled her ..
In the new edition of this highly acclaimed bestseller, Robert Cialdini—New York Times bestselling author of Pre-Suasion and the seminal expert in the fields of influence and persuasion—explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these insights ethically in business and everyday s..
A practical, user-friendly guide for women seeking focus and calm in the midst of life's storms. Overwhelmed by the demands of family, work, and multiple responsibilities, many women find themselves feeling scattered, and distracted. In this eye-opening book, co-founder and CEO of the Mindsight Inst..
Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth—and how it can help any organization thrive.In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up w..
A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green.The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbr..
From the New York Times-bestselling author of How Not to Be Wrong—himself a world-class geometer—a far-ranging exploration of the power of geometry, which turns out to help us think better about practically everything.How should a democracy choose its representatives? How can you stop a pandemic ..
Award-winning Wharton Professor and Choiceology podcast host Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavior change. In this ground-breaking book, Milkman reveals a proven path that can take you from where you are to where you want to be, with a foreword from psychologist Angela Duckwor..
As Jenny Lawson’s hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken (in the bests possible way), Jenny brings listeners along on her mental and physical health journey, offering heartbreaking and hilarious anecdotes along the way.With people experiencing anxiety and dep..
Adopting the latest agile tools and practices won't be enough to respond to rapid market change. Leaders must first lay the groundwork by creating the right environment for these tools to work.
Many managers struggle to install the underlying organizational operating system for business agility. Hi..
More for Women Only! What's going on in a man's mind? You don't have to scratch your head any longer. After Shaunti Feldhahn's For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men broached the subject, women everywhere responded with an overwhelming desire to dig deeper. Now this all-n..
Have the career you want—without putting your family last.Setting and achieving professional goals are complicated when you’re managing a career and a family. How do you get ahead when sometimes it's a struggle just to get through the day?Managing Your Career provides the expert advice and pra..
Stop juggling and start managing everything you need to do at home and at work.It used to be simple before kids: Say yes to everything, stay late, turn in flawless work, catch up on sleep later. But now you need a different mindset to succeed at work, as a parent, and as a family member.Gettin..
Have you taken time for yourself today?Too many working parents focus solely on those around them—their families, their work, and a never-ending list of other commitments—only to lose sight of what they need themselves. But neglecting your own needs and wants can prevent you from being ..
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history's greatest thinkers and showing us how each-from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir-offers practical and spiritual lessons for today's unsettled ti..
A vital, necessary playbook for navigating and defending free speech today by the CEO of PEN America, Dare To Speak provides a pathway for promoting free expression while also cultivating a more inclusive public culture.Online trolls and fascist chat groups. Controversies over campus lectures. C..
Don't hope that events will turn out the way you want, welcome events in whichever way they happen'How can we cope when life's events seem beyond our control? These words of consolation and inspiration from the three great Stoic philosophers - Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius - offer ancient ..
AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020'If you think the UK isn't corrupt, you haven't looked hard enough ... This new and terrifying book follows a global current of dirty money, and the murders and kidnappings required to sustain it' GEORGE M..
The Courage to be Disliked meets The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: an essential, inspirational, wise and forgiving book that will liberate the people pleaser inside us all.This book will teach you how to be youWe all know how it feels to want people to like us, to approve of us, to accept..
Julia Baird's intimate study of phosphorescence is full of wisdom and joy; a roadmap for rediscovering our inner light after the darkest of times.We now know just how much we should treasure the times when we feel happy, content and at peace. When we feel this way we seek out life's experiences ..
A master class in leadership from the world's top body language expertFrom internationally bestselling author and retired FBI agent Joe Navarro, a groundbreaking look at the five powerful principles that set exceptional individuals apartJoe Navarro spent a quarter century with the FBI, pursuing ..
Born in Leipzig, Germany, into a Jewish family, Eddie Jaku was a teenager when his world was turned upside-down. On November 9, 1938, during the terrifying violence of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, Eddie was beaten by SS thugs, arrested, and sent to a concentration camp with thousands of..
What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? Here, Dr Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely..
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations' Dr Rangan ChatterjeeThere is nothing more essential to ou..
You don't have to be a scientist to find this beginners biology book fascinating!What is life? Why do bees dance? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? Discover the living world, how it interacts with the environment, and stand in awe of the most interesting biology facts, the..
How does a democracy die?
What can we do to save our own?
What lessons does history teach us?
In the twenty-first century democracy is threatened like never before.
Drawing insightful lessons from across history - from Pinochet's murderous Chilean regime to Erdogan's quiet dismantling in Turkey ..
Embark on an awe-inspiring and informative journey through our Solar System and beyond in this illuminating astronomy book!Discover how big the Universe is, why our view of the sky is constantly changing, what came before the Big Bang, and so much more. 3, 2, 1, blast off!Inside the pages of..
Experts of every kind are queuing up to warn us that lack of sleep, or the wrong kind, will bring down a bewildering array of dire consequences.Heather Darwall-Smith's message in this book is simple: don't panic!Humans are biologically programmed to sleep, and by interrogating all the factor..
Discover brain training activities, scientific revelations, and tips to help unlock your mind's potential!Packed with cognitive exercises, logic puzzles and mind maps, this brain activity book offers a balanced, clear, colourful and practical guide to keeping your brain fit.Inside the pages of t..
Do you find joy in the smallest achievements?Find your own pocket of calm in the mindful practice of folding paper cranes with this beautiful and charmingly unique guide.
_______The paper crane is an iconic and powerful symbol of hope, healing and happiness.According to tradition, if a ..
In this compelling, accessible and purpose-filled book bestselling business author Seth Godin shows how you have the potential to make a big difference-and make yourself indispensable in the process-wherever you are.Why are some people easily outsourced, downsized, or freelanced into obscurity, ..
Jane Alexander is inspired and inspiring. I trust her advice completely' - Sarah Stacey, Mail on SundayIn this fast-paced, social media-filled world, people are looking for clarity and inner calm, as well as an escape from the digital overload. This book offers a comprehensive lowdown on the anc..
Learn about Social Security and plan for your future with the help of this comprehensive and accessible guide to everything you need to know about Social Security.Understanding Social Security can be overwhelming at times and dense government websites don't help. Fortunately, Social Security 101 c..
A guide to the greats in British literature!From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Charles Dickens' Tiny Tim to Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy and Shakespeare's Juliet, British authors have created some of the most compelling characters in all of literature. But too often, textbooks reduce these vibrant vo..
Look around you - what do you see? You may discover to your surprise that the people who are most at peace with money are the ones who walk nimbly between having too little and having too much. They have found a balance between indulgence and austerity; between success and happiness; between motivat..
A wildly entertaining collection of micro fiction stories that delve into the hope, dismissal, frustration, angst, revival, and mediocrity of dating as a millennial and seeking real connection. Wistful and reminiscent, written for all the mes searching for yous and all the ones who have already foun..
A book that every teenage girl needs to read ... and every grown woman will wish she had read' Fearne Cotton'Bold. Brilliant. Bryony! This is the ultimate guide to growing up happy' Dr Max PembertonI wanted to be a unicorn. I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to be an astronaut.But the thi..
THE NO 2 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the indie rockstar Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching, powerful, deeply moving memoir about growing up mixed-race, Korean food, losing her Korean mother, and forging her own identity.In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michell..
How do we rate work?
It's good, it's bad or it's brilliant.
What response does your work usually get? Be honest.
This book will help you make your work brilliant.You don't have to be brilliant to produce brilliant work. Many of the characters you will meet in this book failed at school, lacke..
Where do the best ideas come from?And how do we apply these ideas to the problems we face - at work, in the education of our children, and in the biggest shared challenges of our age: rising obesity, terrorism and climate change?In this bold and inspiring new book, Matthew Syed - the..
A field guide for parents about the secret lives of 21st-century teenagers - from relationships to self-harm, from drugs to sexting - and how you can help them and yourself through these turbulent years.When I turned into a teenager, I watched my parents panic with questions they were unprepared..
The groundbreaking blueprint to help you and those around you to achieve super-human personal and professional goals, from the master of behaviour change'Katy Milkman shows in this book that we can all be a super human' Angela Duckworth, bestselling author of GritHow to Change is a powerful, gro..
Praise for Nik and Eva Speakman:'I've seen their work first hand when it came to my own fear of flying - they are a great team' Holly Willoughby'I never believed in miracles until I met the Speakmans' Jake RocheNik and Eva Speakman have helped thousands of everyday people live an anxiety..
YOU DON'T HAVE TO STRUGGLE WITH ANXIETY. WHETHER YOU DEVELOPED IT RECENTLY, OR YOU'VE BEEN LIVING WITH IT FOR YEARS, YOUR ANXIETY CAN BE TREATED.Expert psychiatrist and bestselling author Dr Tim Cantopher has helped hundreds of people just like you, and in Overcoming Anxiety Without Fighting It,..
Ryan Holidays bestselling trilogy--The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, and Stillness is the Key--captivated professional athletes, CEOs, politicians, and entrepreneurs and helped bring Stoicism to millions of readers. Now, in the first book of an exciting new series on the cardinal virtues of..
Problem Solving 101 started out as a simple guide to teach Japanese schoolchildren critical thinking skills. But it quickly became an international bestseller for readers of all ages, thanks to the powerful effectiveness of Ken Watanabe's unique methods.Full of useful diagrams and quirky drawings..
For all the deep thinkers with questions about the world, this encyclopedia holds the answers you have been searching for.What is the meaning of life? What is the Universe made of? Read what our eminent philosophers thought about the nature of reality, and the fundamental questions we ask ourselv..
All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science. How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where..
Change your job to change your life.You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own - and you don't need an MBA or a huge investment to do it.The $100 Startup..
In the age of information overload, traditional time management techniques simply don't cut it when it comes to overflowing inboxes, ever-expanding to-do lists and endless, pointless meetings. Thankfully there is a better way: The Way of the Productivity Ninja.Using techniques including Ruthlessn..
Economics is broken, and the planet is paying the price.Unforeseen financial crises. Extreme wealth inequality. Relentless pressure on the environment. Can we go on like this? Is there an alternative?In Doughnut Economics, Oxford academic Kate Raworth lays out the seven deadly mistakes of ..
This second volume of Sapiens: A Graphic History, the full-color graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Hararis #1 New York Times bestseller, focuses on the Agricultural Revolution--when humans fell into a trap weve yet to escape: working harder and harder with diminishing returns.What if humanitys ma..
One of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time opens up fully about his life, in a brave and inspiring book that traces his learning curve to a place where outer success, inner happiness, and human connection are aligned. Along the way, Will tells the story in full ..
Get professional business advice in the palm of your hands. This uniquely visual guide equips you with everything you need to know about making your start-up stand out from the crowd.This visual reference book is packed with:- Practical, authoritative information on the skills required to ru..
Life is short and so are TikToks, so what are you waiting for? Release your creativity with these 365 TikTok ideas.Making a TikTok video that goes viral is all about having a quirky idea that can grab attention in as little as 15 seconds. Whether you're a TikTok beginner or a practiced creator, t..
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink ..
A truly transformative read' Sunday Times STYLE'More than ever, we need books like this' Jessica Seaton, Co-Founder of Toast and author of Gather, Cook, FeastA whole new way of looking at the world - and your life - inspired by centuries-old Japanese wisdom.Wabi sabi (wah-bi sah-bi) is a ca..
Anatomy of the Spirit is the first book to unify Eastern and Western spiritual healing into a programme for physical healing and personal power. In this breakthrough view of mind, body and spirit, Caroline Myss demonstrates that the seven stages through which everyone must pass in the search for con..
This inspirational little book is jam-packed with uplifting and positive affirmations to get you feeling good, inside and out, through every part of your day. There for when you need reminding: you are great, your life is awesome and it only takes you to believe it...
Children throughout the developed world are suffering: instances of obesity, dyslexia, ADHD, bad behaviour and so on are all on the rise. And it's not simply that our willingness to diagnose has increased; there are very real and growing problems.Sue Palmer, a former head teacher and literacy exp..