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Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day Chances are you don t All too often our natural talents go untapped From the cradle to the cubicle we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths To help people uncover their talents Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment StrengthsFinder in 2001 which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover their top five talents In its latest national bestseller StrengthsFinder 2 0 Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment language of 34 themes and much more see below for details While you can read this book in one sitting you ll use it as a reference for decades Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself--and the world around you--forever Available exclusively in StrengthsFinder 2 0 using the unique access code included with each book A new and upgraded edition of the StrengthsFinder assessment A personalized Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide for applying your strengths in the next week month and year A more customized version of your top five theme report 50 Ideas for... Action 10 strategies for building on each of your top five themes more
After interviewing fifty of the world s greatest financial minds and penning the 1 New York Times bestseller Money Master the Game Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom No matter your salary your stage of life or when you started this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible Robbins who has coached more than fifty million people from 100 countries is the world s 1 life and business strategist In this book he teams up with Peter Mallouk the only man in history to be ranked the 1 financial advisor in the US for three consecutive years by Barron s Together they reveal how to become unshakeable someone who can not only maintain true peace of mind in a world of immense uncertainty economic volatility and unprecedented change but who can profit from the fear that immobilizes so many In these pages through plain English and inspiring stories you ll discover -How to put together a simple actionable plan that will deliver true financial freedom -Strategies from the world s top investors on how to protect yourself and your family and maximize profit from... the inevitable crashes and corrections to come -How a few simple steps can add a decade or more of additional retirement income by discovering what your 401 k provider doesn t want you to know -The core four principles that most of the world s greatest financial minds utilize so that you can maximize upside and minimize downside -The fastest way to put money back in your pocket uncover the hidden fees and half truths of Wall Street how the biggest firms keep you overpaying for underperformance -Master the mindset of true wealth and experience the fulfillment you deserve today more
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 Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss the 1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek From the author For the last two years I ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast The Tim Ferriss Show The guests range from super celebs Jamie Foxx Arnold Schwarzenegger etc and athletes icons of powerlifting gymnastics surfing etc to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists For most of my guests it s the first time they ve agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview This unusual depth has helped make The Tim Ferriss Show the first business interview podcast to pass 100 million downloads This book contains the distilled tools tactics and inside baseball you won t find anywhere else It also includes new tips from past guests and life lessons from new guests you haven t met What makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details This is reflected in the questions For example What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning What do their workout routines look like and why What books have they gifted most to other people What are the biggest wastes of time for novices in their field What supplements do they take on a daily basis I don t... view myself as an interviewer I view myself as an experimenter If I can t test something and replicate results in the messy reality of everyday life I m not interested Everything within these pages has been vetted explored and applied to my own life in some fashion I ve used dozens of the tactics and philosophies in high-stakes negotiations high-risk environments or large business dealings The lessons have made me millions of dollars and saved me years of wasted effort and frustration I created this book my ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools for myself It s changed my life and I hope the same for you more
At a moment of drastic political upheaval a shocking investigation into the dangerous expensive and dysfunctional American healthcare system as well as solutions to its myriad of problems In these troubled times perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than American medicine In only a few decades the medical system has been overrun by organizations seeking to exploit for profit the trust that vulnerable and sick Americans place in their healthcare Our politicians have proven themselves either unwilling or incapable of reining in the increasingly outrageous costs faced by patients and market-based solutions only seem to funnel larger and larger sums of our money into the hands of corporations Impossibly high insurance premiums and inexplicably large bills have become facts of life fatalism has set in Very quickly Americans have been made to accept paying more for less How did things get so bad so fast Breaking down this monolithic business into the individual industries the hospitals doctors insurance companies and drug manufacturers that together constitute our healthcare system Rosenthal exposes the recent evolution of American medicine as never before How did healthcare the caring endeavor become... healthcare the highly profitable industry Hospital systems which are managed by business executives behave like predatory lenders hounding patients and seizing their homes Research charities are in bed with big pharmaceutical companies which surreptitiously profit from the donations made by working people Patients receive bills in code from entrepreneurial doctors they never even saw The system is in tatters but we can fight back Dr Elisabeth Rosenthal doesn t just explain the symptoms she diagnoses and treats the disease itself In clear and practical terms she spells out exactly how to decode medical doublespeak avoid the pitfalls of the pharmaceuticals racket and get the care you and your family deserve She takes you inside the doctor-patient relationship and to hospital C-suites explaining step-by-step the workings of a system badly lacking transparency This is about what we can do as individual patients both to navigate the maze that is American healthcare and also to demand far-reaching reform An American Sickness is the frontline defense against a healthcare system that no longer has our well-being at heart more
With inside access and reporting Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built led and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports chronicling their epic journey to become World Series champions It took 108 years but it really happened The Chicago Cubs are once again World Series champions How did a team composed of unknown young players and supposedly washed-up veterans come together to break the Curse of the Billy Goat Tom Verducci twice named National Sportswriter of the Year and co-writer of The Yankee Years with Joe Torre will have full access to team president Theo Epstein manager Joe Maddon and the players to tell the story of the Cubs transformation from perennial underachievers to the best team in baseball Beginning with Epstein s first year with the team in 2011 Verducci will show how Epstein went beyond Moneyball thinking to turn around the franchise Leading the organization with a manual called The Cubs Way he focused on the mental side of the game as much as the physical emphasizing chemistry as well as statistics To accomplish his goal Epstein needed manager Joe Maddon an eccentric innovator as his... counterweight on the Cubs bench A man who encourages themed road trips and late-arrival game days to loosen up his team Maddon mixed New Age thinking with Old School leadership to help his players find their edge The Cubs Way takes readers behind the scenes chronicling how key players like Rizzo Russell Lester and Arrieta were deftly brought into the organization by Epstein and coached by Maddon to outperform expectations Together Epstein and Maddon proved that clubhouse culture is as important as on-base-percentage and that intangible components like personality vibe and positive energy are necessary for a team to perform to their fullest potential Verducci chronicles the playoff run that culminated in an instant classic Game Seven He takes a broader look at the history of baseball in Chicago and the almost supernatural element to the team s repeated loses that kept fans suffering but also served to strengthen their loyalty The Cubs Way is a celebration of an iconic team and its journey to a World Championship that fans and readers will cherish for years to come more
This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs educators and parents in short millions of people of all ages and occupations
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist s 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal s Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman s work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis s The Undoing Project A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think System 1 is fast intuitive and emotional System 2 is slower more deliberative and more logical The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think... Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011 Thinking Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic more
With a passion for helping others and a modern approach to sharing the oils Sarah Harnisch made it to Platinum in Young Living in just 17 months Now she s sharing her strategy in this densely-packed guide to take you from starter kit to Silver in Young Living Understand the chessboard of network marketing and get practical advice for every aspect of your business Includes scripts for classes training leaders invitations and closings and duplicatable systems to help you Fill classes without knowing people Share the oils compliantly Follow up with confidence Build strong leaders Learn to run your Young Living business with confidence It is time to grow
The 1 New York Times bestseller An incredible book you teach guys and gals about leadership and you ve helped not only military guys but families Megyn Kelly You show in the book how to motivate thanks for writing the book Extreme Ownership Bill O Reilly Jocko is the co-author of an incredible new book - which I ve been loving Trust me Buy it Tim Ferriss This is a life-learning lesson for everyone the book is awesome Sean HannitySent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq Jocko Willink and Leif Babin s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission help U S forces secure Ramadi a city deemed all but lost In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism tragic loss and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three s Task Unit Bruiser they learned that leadership at every level is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders After departing the SEAL Teams they launched Echelon Front a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range... of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields Now detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team family or organization Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move Decentralized Command and Leading Up the Chain explaining what they are why they are important and how to implement them in any leadership environment A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application Extreme Ownership revolutionizes business management and challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose lead and win more
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