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When we deny our stories they define us When we own our stories we get to write the ending Social scientist Bren Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage vulnerability shame and worthiness Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth Vulnerability the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome is the only path to more love belonging creativity and joy But living a brave life is not always easy We are inevitably going to stumble and fall It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong As a grounded theory researcher Brown has listened as a range of people from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists couples in long-term relationships teachers and parents shared their stories of being brave falling and getting back up She asked herself What do these people with strong and loving relationships leaders nurturing creativity artists pushing innovation and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common The answer was clear They recognize the power of emotion and they re not afraid to lean in to discomfort Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our... courage is tested and our values are forged Our stories of struggle can be big ones like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship or smaller ones like a conflict with a friend or colleague Regardless of magnitude or circumstance the rising strong process is the same We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we re feeling we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth and we live this process every day until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness It s the process Brown writes that teaches us the most about who we are more
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
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS Seventh Edition continues to be the most popular and widely-used text in the economics classroom A text by a superb writer and economist that stresses the most important concepts without overwhelming students with an excess of detail A thorough update has been made to keep all chapters fresh and relevant with current Economic coverage MindTap the cutting edge online environment is available with new enhancements that include Graph Builder and Adaptive Test Prep that allow students extra preparation in graph drawing and test review The seventh edition premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry using a team of instructors preparers that have been with the project since the first edition
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
The Art of Public Speaking 11e continues to define the art of being the best by helping today s students become capable responsible speakers and thinkers With a strong focus on the practical skills of public speaking and grounded in classical and contemporary theories of rhetoric The Art of Public Speaking offers full coverage of all major aspects of speech preparation and presentation Utilizing the full suite of resources students learn to internalize the principles of public speaking build confidence through speech practice and prepare for success in the classroom and beyond With the new Enhanced Speech Capture in Connect Lucas instructors now have the ability to evaluate live speeches using a customizable rubric in the classroom Instructors may also upload speech videos on students behalf to create and manage true peer review assignments With its ground-breaking adaptive learning system Connect Lucas also helps students know what they know while guiding them to experience and learn important concepts that they need to know to succeed With McGraw-Hill Create instructors can now customize their Lucas 11e textbook to the section level selecting and arranging only the sections covered in the course The new Create system will... automatically repaginate and re-number chapters sections graphs and illustrations based on how the instructor chooses to arrange them This deep level of customization guarantees that students pay only for the content covered in the course more
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World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea the power of our mindset Dweck explains why it s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardize success With the right mindset we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades as well as reach our own goals personal and professional Dweck reveals what all great parents teachers CEOs and athletes already know how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area Praise for Mindset Everyone should read this book Chip and Dan Heath authors of Switch and Made to Stick Will prove to be one of the most influential books ever about motivation Po Bronson author of NurtureShock A good book is one whose advice you believe A great book is one whose advice you follow I have found Carol Dweck s work on mindsets invaluable in my own life and even life-changing in my attitudes toward the challenges... that over the years become more demanding rather than less This is a book that can change your life as its ideas have changed mine Robert J Sternberg IBM Professor of Education and Psychology at Yale University director of the PACE Center of Yale University and author of Successful Intelligence If you manage any people or if you are a parent which is a form of managing people drop everything and read Mindset Guy Kawasaki author of The Art of the Start and the blog How to Change the World Highly recommended an essential read for parents teachers and coaches as well as for those who would like to increase their own feelings of success and fulfillment Library Journal starred review A serious practical book Dweck s overall assertion that rigid thinking benefits no one least of all yourself and that a change of mind is always possible is welcome Publishers Weekly A wonderfully elegant idea It is a great book Edward M Hallowell M D author of Delivered from DistractionFrom the Hardcover edition more
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Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components Get access to in-depth strategies test information and practice questions to help you score higher on the GRE New for the 2016 edition Premier 2016 contains more targeted instruction across the different Quant and Verbal question types and content plus new questions and explanations Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 contains 2 200 total practice questions with detailed explanations covering the Verbal Quantitative and Analytical Writing sections and strategies for handling all the question types you ll encounter on Test Day It also comes with study plans to help you make the most of your time preparing for the GRE as well as 1-year access to an online center that includes practice tests Quiz Bank and videos to help you score higher Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 features 2 200 practice questions with detailed explanations including brand new questions and explanations for this edition6 full-length practice tests 5 realistic Multi-Stage Tests available online and 1 in the book 500-question online Quiz Bank for customized quiz creation and review of GRE practice questionsMobile-enabled online resources study anywhere on any... device with an internet connectionOnline study plans learn how to make the most of your time no matter how much or little time you have until Test DayDVD on stress management study planning and the graduate school application processAcademic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page facebook com KaplanGradPrepKaplan guarantees that if you study with this book DVD and online resources you will score higher on the GRE or you ll receive a full refund more
In this stunning new book Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers --the best and the brightest the most famous and the most successful He asks the question what makes high-achievers different His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like and too little attention to where they are from that is their culture their family their generation and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing Along the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires what it takes to be a great soccer player why Asians are good at math and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band Brilliant and entertaining Outliers is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate
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