A great idea isn't a sudden light-bulb moment. It's taking something familiar and making it feel new. We've been told a lie about the nature of creativity.We're told stories about creative geniuses - the young Mozart who effortlessly overshadows the hardworking Salieri; Paul McCartney coming up..
Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Book Prize!`Will snare you in its web of deceit, lies, corruption, manipulation and colourful characters. [a] brilliant investigative expose' - Harlan Coben, bestselling thriller author `Reads like a fast-paced John le Carre thriller, and never lets up' - N..
“This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is “helpful, hopeful, and engaging”—Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is the book that addresses the new reality for parents of kids in their 20s and the issues that everyone i..
Imagine a world where pregnant women are always upbeat and glowing, newborns sleep on cue, toddlers love to have their teeth brushed, and teenagers gaze adoringly at their parents. Impossible, you say? Not according to advertisers who flood the web with stock photos of perfect parents and children. ..
God has a one-of-a-kind plan for every little life placed in our care, and it's never too soon to begin praying for this plan to unfold. This year-by-year guide is the perfect prayer handbook from a child's birth through age five. Inside, readers will find stories, tips, and prayers for every import..
What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? In 2008, Joanna Barsh launched and sponsored The Centered Leadership Project at McKinsey & Company to answer that very question. In the process, they uncovered what distin..
We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna _x000D_
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Explores how investing in a racially and ethnically diverse workforce will help make contemporary businesses more dynamic, powerful, and profitable In our fast-changing demographic landscape, companies that proactively embrace diversity in all areas of their operations will be best poised to thrive...
Every day, rising companies stumble because management hired available people, not the right people. Then after making one too many of these mistakes, especially in key positions, the once-promising business that had the world to offer to its consumers is no longer. Because they didn’t learn: Hiring..
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Through illustration and poetry, Seeds Planted in Concrete is Bianca Sparacino’s raw testament to the beauty that is found within the contrasts of life. By writing truthfully about the intricacies of both love and loss, Sparacino’s first collection of work is one that will speak to the very depths o..
The Strength In Our Scars is Bianca Sparacino’s reminder to you: No matter what you’re going through, no matter where you are on your healing journey—you are strong. Through poetry, prose, and compassionate encouragement you would expect from someone who knows exactly what you’re working through, Sp..
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"Critical and Creative Thinking: A Guide for Teachers" reveals ways to develop a capacity to think both critically and creatively in practical and productive ways. Explains why critical and creative thinking complement each other with clear examples Provides a practical toolkit of cognitive techniqu..
Explore the fascinating history of south-east Asia A Short History of South-East Asia, Sixth Edition_x000D_
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"Magnetic: The Art of Attracting Business" is a look at how consistently successful businesses are able to attract a steady and ever-increasing flow of customers. This innovative text examines a range of simple, powerful strategies that businesses of any size or type can use to attract new ..
A concrete framework for engaging today's buyer and building relationships Social Selling Mastery provides a key resource for sales and marketing professionals seeking a better way to connect with today's customer. Author Jamie Shanks has personally built Social Selling solutions in nearly every ind..
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Boost morale and productivity by leading with respect The Respectful Leader presents an engaging, thought-provoking lesson for companies seeking off-the-charts performance. Author Gregg Ward draws on 25 years of leadership consulting, coaching and training experience to reveal the secret to gre..
he international bestseller now in a new edition When it comes to marketing, anything goes in the Digital Age, right? Well, not quite. While marketing and public relations tactics do seem to change overnight, every smart businessperson knows that it takes a lot more than the 'next big thing.' The Ne..
Breaking Digital Gridlock empowers credit unions and community banks to make the shift to digital?even without a seven-figure consulting budget. From leadership, to technology, to security, and more, this book provides effective, real-world strategies for taking the leap without tearing your or..
Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech space, The AI Book aggregates diverse expertise into a single, informative volume and explains what artifical intelligence really means and how it can be used across financial services today. Key industry developments are explained in detail..
Hiroshi Mikitani, founder of e-commerce giant Rakuten, has seen the next_x000D_
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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege. With Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and exp..
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An essential guide to determining which R&D investments are most likely to drive growth, increase profits, and produce innovative productsYour company is spending millions on R&D every year, but despite your best efforts, that R&D isn't driving growth. There's a reason for that. If you'r..
Map the innovation space-and blaze a path to profits and growthCountless books, articles, and other advice promise leaders solutions to the complex challenges they face. Some offer quick, silver-bullet remedies-a straight line to success!-and some are so technical that readers get lost before they b..
A timely, essential guide to understanding and monetizing the Internet of Things in any industryWhat is the Internet of Things? The latest evolution in online technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the integration of physical devices such as wearables, consumer appliances, commercial equipment,..
Lack of Agility is the kiss of death. Position your company to succeed in world of change.To edge out the competition in today's disruptive environment, you need to ensure that your company is agile-that it can respond to change instantly and effectively. Because fast and furious change is the only ..
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From a former World Bank Executive and renowned investor-a detailed roadmap to adding consistent, sustainable value to globally diversified portfoliosFor many investors, alpha is akin to the Holy Grail. Risk-adjusted returns above benchmarks-alpha-are particularly challenging to achieve even with a ..
Most of us work in or manage teams, but are we really getting the most out of the numerous benefits of effective teamwork? All too often there are roadblocks – ranging from a lack of engagement to clashing personalities – that are holding us back from achieving the results we need._x000D_
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A New York Times BestsellerHave you put on weight in recent years that you can't lose? Do you crave more energy and stamina in your day? Is your skin drier than it used to be? Has your hair started to feel dry and look limp?If you said yes to one or more of these questions, then Glow15 is your answe..
With advice from Daymond John, Bobbi Brown, Mark Cuban, Sallie Krawcheck, Max Levchin, Alexa von Tobel, and other successful early stage startup investors, Inc. magazine shows you how to attract and wisely apply your firm's first precious sources of cash.Bootstrapping, crowdfunding, VCs, payroll, pr..
Rachel Hollis has seen it too often: women not living into their full potential. They feel a tugging on their hearts for something more, but they’re afraid of embarrassment, of falling short of perfection, of not being enough.In Girl, Stop Apologizing, #1 New York Times bestselling author and foun..
Research shows you have a 50% chance of hiring the right employee... and a 50% chance of hiring the wrong one. It's a toss up, but it doesn't have to be.Mis-hires siphon your energy and erode team culture. Replacing them is stressful and can cost over $40,000 per re-hire. With the right tools, al..
A blunt wake-up call to salespeople and sales leaders that debunks the myths of the latest miracle solutions and refocuses your sales strategy on a proven approach that will drive the results you want.Can you handle the truth? Can succeeding in sales be as simple as hooking up the latest CRM tool or..
This book also comes as part of a pack with audio CDs: ISBN 9781406680171 Talk Mandarin Chinese (Book) has already inspired thousands of people to learn Mandarin Chinese from scratch and is great support if you're attending an Mandarin Chinese class. Whether you're learning for business, travel or j..
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The humble list has the power to change your life. In its immediacy, _x000D_
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It's time to make a lasting change and learn how to de-stress your life.Using tools and techniques such as meditation, regulated breathing and self-hypnosis, expert Glenn Harrold shows you how to cope with the pressures of modern life and create a happier, stronger and more resilient you. Through ..
This is an innovative and accessible guide to business, management and commerce. Learning about business can be daunting, but The Business Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the business world to even ..