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1 New York Times Best SellerFrom Facebook s COO and Wharton s top-rated professor the 1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals a powerful inspiring and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life s inevitable setbacks After the sudden death of her husband Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again I was in the void she writes a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe Her friend Adam Grant a psychologist at Wharton told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience It is a muscle that everyone can build Option B combines Sheryl s personal insights with Adam s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband Dave Goldberg collapsed on a gym floor Sheryl opens up her heart and her journal to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death But Option B goes beyond Sheryl s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness job loss sexual... assault natural disasters and the violence of war Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere and to rediscover joy Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us Even after the most devastating events it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis develop compassion for ourselves raise strong children and create resilient families communities and workplaces Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead Two weeks after losing her husband Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity I want Dave she cried Her friend replied Option A is not available and then promised to help her make the most of Option B We all live some form of Option B This book will help us all make the most of it 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
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 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
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
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
Now updated with new research the book that has changed millions of lives makes a perfect graduation gift After decades of research world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S Dweck Ph D discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea the power of mindset In this brilliant book she shows how success in school work sports the arts and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities People with a fixed mindset those who believe that abilities are fixed are less likely to flourish than those with agrowth mindset those who believe that abilities can be developed Mindset reveals how great parents teachers managers and athletes can put this idea to use to foster outstanding accomplishment In this edition Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mindset and guides people toward adopting a deeper truer growth mindset She also expands the mindset concept beyond the individual applying it to the cultures of groups and organizations With the right mindset you can motivate those you lead teach and love to transform their lives and your own Praise for Mindset A good book is one whose... advice you believe A great book is one whose advice you follow This is a book that can change your life as its ideas have changed mine Robert J Sternberg co-author of Teaching for Wisdom Intelligence Creativity and Success 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 Everyone should read this book Chip Heath and Dan Heath authors of Made to Stick One of the most influential books ever about motivation Po Bronson author of NurtureShock If you manage people or are a parent which is a form of managing people drop everything and read Mindset Guy Kawasaki author of The Art of the Start 2 0more
If you will live like no one else later you can live like no one else Build up your money muscles with America s favorite finance coach Okay folks do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine Then get with the program people There s one sure way to whip your finances into shape and that s with The Total Money Makeover Classic Edition By now you ve heard all the nutty get-rich-quick schemes the fiscal diet fads that leave you with a lot of kooky ideas but not a penny in your pocket Hey if you re tired of the lies and sick of the false promises take a look at this it s the simplest most straightforward game plan for completely making over your money habits And it s based on results not pie-in-the-sky fantasies With The Total Money Makeover Classic Edition you ll be able to Design a sure-fire plan for paying off all debt meaning cars houses everything Recognize the 10 most dangerous money myths these will kill you Secure a big fat nest egg for emergencies and retirement Includes new expanded Dave Rants sidebars tackle marriage conflict college debt and more All-new forms and back-of-the-book resources to make... Total Money Makeover a reality more
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
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