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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
If you want to build a better future you must believe in secrets The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create In Zero to One legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation even if we re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice Information technology has improved rapidly but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master learning to think for yourself Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n adding more of something familiar But when you do something new you go from 0 to 1 The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won t make a search engine Tomorrow s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today s marketplace They will escape competition altogether because their businesses will be unique Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future... of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places more
Signed for today s students through the continuous feedback from students like you MKTG 8 delivers a visually appealing succinct print component tear-out review cards and Enhanced CourseMate our online digital product that includes learning aids to accommodate your busy lifestyle such as an interactive eBook self quizzes downloadable flash cards review games online video case studies and more - all at an affordable price
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
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
What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality the concentration of wealth and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories In Capital in the Twenty-First Century Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries ranging as far back as the eighteenth century to uncover key economic and social patterns His findings will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality Piketty shows that modern economic growth and the diffusion of knowledge have allowed us to avoid inequalities on the apocalyptic scale predicted by Karl Marx But we have not modified the deep structures of capital and inequality as much as we thought in the optimistic decades following World War II The main driver of inequality--the tendency of returns on capital to exceed the rate of economic growth--today threatens to generate extreme inequalities that stir discontent and undermine democratic values But economic trends are not acts of God Political action has curbed dangerous... inequalities in the past Piketty says and may do so again A work of extraordinary ambition originality and rigor Capital in the Twenty-First Century reorients our understanding of economic history and confronts us with sobering lessons for today more
Kieso Weygandt and Warfield s Intermediate Accounting continues to set the standard for intermediate accounting students and professionals in the field The Fifteenth edition builds on this legacy through new innovative student focused pedagogy in the book itself and with online support Kieso maintains the qualities for which the text is globally recognized including its reputation for accuracy comprehensiveness accessibility and quality problem material that best prepares students for success on the CPA exam The Fifteenth edition offers the most up to date coverage of IFRS and US GAAP in a presentational format suited to the complex challenges of teaching intermediate in these changing times The WileyPLUS homework and learning platform is better than it has ever been for Kieso with a multitude of new assessment items multimedia resources and enhanced functionality to ensure students will do real accounting and get real results There have also never been so many options for accessing content from several online only options premium value print and digital formats and custom versions designed to fit your needs perfectly WileyPLUS sold separately from text
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
With its clear and engaging writing style PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS Seventh Edition continues to be one of the most popular books on economics available today Mankiw emphasizes material that you are likely to find interesting about the economy particularly if you are studying economics for the first time including real-life scenarios useful facts and the many ways economic concepts play a role in the decisions you make every day
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