The wall street JournalDaniel H. Pink, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, and at home. Everyone knows that timing is everything. In when: the scientific secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science.
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing #ad - Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, Pink reveals how best to live, work, biology, and economics, and succeed. But we don't know much about timing itself. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, or get married?In When, switch careers, more engaged lives.
Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve MoreSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - The wall street journal bestseller—a financial times business book of the month and named by The Washington Post as “One of the 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018”—is “a refreshingly data-based, clearheaded guide” Publishers Weekly to individual performance, based on a groundbreaking study.
Why do some people perform better at work than others? This deceptively simple question continues to confound professionals in all sectors of the workforce. Hansen also explains how the way alfred hitchcock filmed Psycho and the 1911 race to become the first explorer to reach the South Pole both illustrate the use of his seven practices.
Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More #ad - . Extensive, great at work will help us “reengineer our work lives, reduce burnout, and friendly, accessible, and improve performance and job satisfaction” Psychology Today. Each chapter “is intended to inspire people to be better workers…and improve their own work performance” Booklist with questions and key insights to allow you to assess your own performance and figure out your work strengths, as well as your weaknesses.
Once you understand your individual style, there are mini-quizzes, questionnaires, and clear tips to assist you focus on a strategy to become a more productive worker. Now, after a unique, five-year study of more than 5, 000 managers and employees, Morten Hansen reveals the answers in his “Seven Work Smarter Practices” that can be applied by anyone looking to maximize their time and performance.
You’ll meet a high school principal who engineered a dramatic turnaround of his failing high school; a rural Indian farmer determined to establish a better way of life for women in his village; and a sushi chef, whose simple preparation has led to his unassuming restaurant being awarded the maximum of three Michelin stars.
Each of hansen’s seven practices is highlighted by inspiring stories from individuals in his comprehensive study.
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful GroupsRandom House Audio #ad - Navy’s seal team six, ideo, and the San Antonio Spurs—and reveals what makes them tick. Coyle unearths helpful stories of failure that illustrate what not to do, troubleshoots common pitfalls, and shares advice about reforming a toxic culture. New york times bestseller • the author of the talent code unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow’s leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture.
Named one of the best books of the year by bloomberg and library journal where does great culture come from? how do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing? In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organizations—including the U.
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups #ad - S. Daniel coyle has produced a truly brilliant, mesmerizing read that demystifies the magic of great groups. The culture Code puts the power in your hands. It blows all other books on culture right out of the water. Adam grant, originals, and give and take “if you want to understand how successful groups work—the signals they transmit, the language they speak, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, the cues that foster creativity—you won’t find a more essential guide than The Culture Code.
Charles duhigg, new york times bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better. Drawing on examples that range from internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change.
Combining leading-edge science, and practical ideas for action, The Culture Code offers a roadmap for creating an environment where innovation flourishes, on-the-ground insights from world-class leaders, problems get solved, and expectations are exceeded.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates UsPenguin Audio #ad - The new york times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm-shattering new way to think about motivation. Look out for daniel pink’s new book, when: the Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. In this provocative and persuasive new book, to learn and create new things, and at home—is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, he asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, and to do better by ourselves and our world.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us #ad - Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of life. He examines the three elements of true motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose-and offers smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action in a unique book that will change how we think and transform how we live.
Pink author of to sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others. That's a mistake, says Daniel H.
Principles: Life and WorkSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Dalio himself has been named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forty years later, bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the United States, according to Fortune magazine.
Ray dalio, refined, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.
In 1975, bridgewater associates, ray Dalio founded an investment firm, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Here, from a man who has been called both “the steve jobs of investing” and “the philosopher king of the financial universe” CIO magazine, is a rare opportunity to gain proven advice unlike anything you’ll find in the conventional business press.
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In principles, dalio shares what he’s learned over the course of his remarkable career. He argues that life, management, economics, and investing can all be systemized into rules and understood like machines. Along the way, dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to Bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture, which he describes as “an idea meritocracy that strives to achieve meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical transparency.
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.Random House Audio #ad - It’s why we’re here. Whether you’ve read daring greatly and rising Strong or you’re new to Brené Brown’s work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human.
Now, and culture shifters, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Named one of the best books of the year by bloomberg leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work.
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. #ad - We want to be brave with our lives and our work. Worth it? Always. It’s learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, Brown uses research, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, stories, civic organizations, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new book, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love.
The irony is that we’re choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we’re scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can’t do better and faster.
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary ImpactSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - What was that simple question? many of the defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck—but why would we leave our most meaningful, memorable moments to chance when we can create them? The Power of Moments shows us how to be the author of richer experiences. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children? This book delves into some fascinating mysteries of experience: Why we tend to remember the best or worst moment of an experience, as well as the last moment, and forget the rest.
. The new york times bestselling authors of switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, insight, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, pride, and connection.
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Readers discover how brief experiences can change lives, such as the experiment in which two strangers meet in a room, and forty-five minutes later, they leave as best friends. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter.
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as If Your Life Depended on ItHarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles -- counterintuitive tactics and strategies -- you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner.
Read by michael kramer a former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations -- whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of kansas City, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, Chris Voss joined the FBI, Missouri, including bank robbers and terrorists.
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Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.
To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving OthersPenguin Audio #ad - Like it or not, we’re all in sales now. He reveals the new abcs of moving others it's no longer "Always Be Closing", explains why extraverts don't make the best salespeople, and shows how giving people an "off-ramp" for their actions can matter more than actually changing their minds. Along the way, pink describes the six successors to the elevator pitch, the five frames that can make your message clearer and more persuasive, the three rules for understanding another's perspective, and much more.
. Pink draws on a rich trove of social science for his counterintuitive insights. From the bestselling author of drive and A Whole New Mind comes a surprising--and surprisingly useful--new book that explores the power of selling in our lives. According to the U. S. Bureau of labor Statistics, one in nine Americans works in sales.
To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others #ad - Every day more than fifteen million people earn their keep by persuading someone else to make a purchase. But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges: Yes, one in nine Americans works in sales. As he did in drive and A Whole New Mind, Daniel H. Used book in Good Condition. To sell is human offers a fresh look at the art and science of selling.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good LifeHarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - He tells it like it is -- a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.
Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. F*ck positivity, '' Mark Manson says. Once we embrace our fears, perseverance, honesty, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, responsibility, curiosity, we can begin to find the courage, faults, and uncertainties, and forgiveness we seek.
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Human beings are flawed and limited -- ''not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault. Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Used book in Good Condition.
Educated: A MemoirRandom House Audio #ad - 1 new york times, kept out of school, and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle’s john leonard prize for best first book • finalist for the pen/jean stein book award named one of the best books of the year by the washington post • o: the oprah magazine • time • npr • good morning america • san francisco chronicle • the guardian • the economist • financial times • newsday • new york post • theskimm • refinery29 • bloomberg • self • real simple • Town & Country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, WALL STREET JOURNAL, KQED • New York Public LibraryAn unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBorn to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University.
Educated: A Memoir #ad - Despite the singularity of tara westover’s childhood, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, and resonant for many others.
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