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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
100 Carbonless duplicate pages sequentially numbered Copy bottom page perforated Fully laminated front and back cover Back cover folds over to prevent bleed through between sets Durable plasticoil spiral binding allows notebook to lie flat Cover contains most up-to-date Periodic Table and general lab reference information Table of Contents page and How to Keep a Laboratory Notebook guidelines included
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
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
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 Distractionmore
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
In this instant New York Times bestseller pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed be it parents students educators athletes or business people that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls grit Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of genius Duckworth now a celebrated researcher and professor describes her early eye-opening stints in teaching business consulting and neuroscience which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not genius but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance In Grit she takes readers into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point teachers working in some of the toughest schools and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance Finally she shares what she s learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers from JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Among Grit s most valuable insights Why any effort... you make ultimately counts twice toward your goal How grit can be learned regardless of I Q or circumstances How lifelong interest is triggered How much of optimal practice is suffering and how much ecstasy Which is better for your child a warm embrace or high standards The magic of the Hard Thing Rule Winningly personal insightful and even life-changing Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down and how that not talent or luck makes all the difference more
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2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association TAA Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn Peter G Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter allowing students to compare the various theories Each chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed Adopted at more than 1 000 colleges universities and institutions worldwide Leadership Theory and Practice provides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear concise and interesting manner
In today s fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage adapt and strike out ahead of the pack By now emotional intelligence EQ needs little introduction it s no secret that EQ is critical to your success But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things Emotional Intelligence 2 0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential 1 Self-Awareness2 Self-Management3 Social Awareness4 Relationship ManagementEmotional Intelligence 2 0 is a book with a single purpose increasing your EQ Here s what people are saying about it Emotional Intelligence 2 0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way The Dalai Lama A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve Newsweek Gives abundant practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ Research shows convincingly that EQ is more important than IQ --Stephen R Covey author The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People This book can drastically change the... way you think about success read it twice --Patrick Lencioni author The Five Dysfunctions of a Teammore