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Punch Above Your Weight!. by Potter, John.(DLC)1844129;
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Fragile Power : Why Having Everything Is Never Enough; Lessons from Treating the Wealthy and Famous. by Hokemeyer, Paul L.;
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Embracing the Awkward : A Guide for Teens to Succeed at School, Life and Relationships. by Rodriguez, Joshua.;
Intro -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Understanding yourself and your purpose -- My purpose growing up -- One question in college that changed everything -- Don't stop when things are good -- Taking control of my own life -- Chapter 1 -- How to be in the here and now -- Living a mindful life path -- Daily mindfulness exercises -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 2 -- Identying your strengths and weaknesses -- How to ask for help -- The value of your work vs. your worth -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 3 -- Coming to terms with failure -- Feeling like you're not good enough -- The lesson behind being told "no" -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 4 -- Self-compassion is the root of all happiness -- Practicing compassion with those we don't like -- Approaching the world with a compassionate lens -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 5 -- We're all a little scared of the people we're interested in -- Keep the conversation going -- Lower your expectations and meet people where they are -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 6 -- Speak up when you feel like something is wrong -- Keep on learning new things &amp -- learn to let old things go -- Be the bedrock that others can rely on -- Chapter summary + exercises -- Chapter 7 -- Life is what you make of it -- Be proud of who you are and who you want to become -- It's OK to laugh, everything is temporary -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Success Habits for Dummies. by Zeller, Dirk.(SAGE)1557714; Zeller, Dirk.(SAGE)1557714;
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Foolish Assumptions -- Icons Used in This Book -- Beyond the Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1 Principles and Formulas for Success -- Chapter 1 Success Is a Habit -- What Is Success? -- What Isn't Success? -- The Only Thing That's Important: What Success Is to You -- The Different Categories of Success -- Health -- Financial -- Relationships -- Career -- And more . . . -- We all fall short in a category or two -- Creating the Habit of Success -- Deciding to be successful -- Knowing where you want to go -- Setting your expectations for success -- Building success momentum -- Establishing a Consistent Process of Success -- Win the day -- Create your success routine -- Turn consistency into repetition -- Staying on Track to Your Success -- Measuring where you are -- Speeding up the process of success -- Chapter 2 Success Leaves Clues -- Ask a Successful Person to Be Your Mentor -- Evaluating good mentors -- No one is perfect -- You may need multiple mentors and models -- If you follow, you get it all -- Approaching Success Like Preparing a Recipe -- Finding the right recipe for you -- Determining the ingredients you are missing -- Expecting the recipe to be delicious -- Chapter 3 Discipline: The Magic Habit -- Discipline Is a Reward, Not a Punishment -- Emphasize the positive rather than the negative -- Think of discipline as a gift -- Deciding Where to Focus Your Discipline -- The Keys to Success -- Mastering your circumstances -- Balancing discipline with procrastination -- Balancing the price versus the promise -- Mastering the Law of Sowing and Reaping -- Multiplying your rewards from your sowing efforts -- Dealing with the four types of soil you will encounter in life -- Part 2 Putting Together Your Success Plan.Chapter 4 Tapping into Personal Motivation -- The Benefits of Being Motivated -- What Motivates Most People -- Desire for gain -- Fear of loss -- Pain or pleasure -- Personalizing Your Drivers -- Increasing the power of your drivers -- Tying drivers to those you love -- The Three Categories of Motivation -- The inducement -- The benchmark -- The reward -- Diving Deeper into Your Behavioral Style -- Behavioral style and motivation -- Identifying your DISC behavioral style -- Understanding and Motivating Yourself as a Dominant -- What makes the Dominant tick? -- How does a D operate? -- What's the downside to Ds? -- Understanding and Motivating Yourself as an Influencer -- What drives the I? -- An Influencer in action -- Too much of a good thing? -- Understanding and Motivating Yourself as a Steady -- What gets a Steady going? -- Distinguishing a Steady -- Steady challenges -- Understanding and Motivating Yourself as a Compliant -- What puts a High C into gear? -- How does a High C act? -- When Compliants turn uncompliant -- Choosing Other Types of Motivation -- Focusing on the power of personal development -- Using activities to increase motivation -- Getting motivated through loss and failure -- Increasing motivation through gratitude -- Using progress and completion for motivation -- Chapter 5 Goals: The Power Source of Achievement -- Understanding the Power of Goals: We Become What We Think About -- Overcoming the Barriers to Goal Setting -- Lack of knowledge -- Fear of rejection -- Fear of success -- Fear of failure -- Harnessing the Power of Paper -- Create commitment to your goals -- Map out the most direct route to achievement -- Limit detours -- Establishing Your Fabulous 50 -- What do you want to have? -- What do you want to see? -- What do you want to do? -- What do you want to give? -- Who do you want to become?.Labeling and Balancing Your Fabulous 50 -- Categorizing your goals -- Assigning a timeframe to each goal -- Creating Your Success Tournament -- Setting up your tournament brackets -- Realizing who the winner is: You -- Increasing the Speed to Achievement -- Determining the why -- Using emotion to fuel the fire -- Pinpointing Your Resource Needs -- Increasing your capital -- Expanding your knowledge -- Increasing your skills -- Bringing in the help of others -- Chapter 6 Dealing with Adversity and Setbacks -- You Will Learn More from Your Failures than Success -- Don't be paralyzed by fear of failure -- Get your ego out of the way -- Think of failure as merely an event -- The Power of Persistence -- Facing discouragement in life -- Connecting patience with success -- Knowing the ratios to any successful endeavor -- Protecting Your Attitude -- Maintaining your optimism -- Using positive affirmations -- Holding onto your faith -- Part 3 Achieving Optimum Health -- Chapter 7 Here's to Your Physical Health -- We Only Get One to Live In -- Your body is a temple -- Everything in moderation -- Creating Your Health Team -- Get yourself a primary care doctor -- Be cognizant of your genetics -- Bring on the specialists -- Taking Care of Your Mental Health -- The power of positive thinking -- Affirm, but don't live in delusion -- Health and motivation are connected -- Dealing with Health Events -- Resetting expectations -- Creating new steps and measures to success -- Stay focused toward success -- Eat for Success -- Avoiding the poisons -- Choosing the right foods -- Fueling your most important muscle -- Enjoying your food -- Let's Get Physical -- Exercise does not have to be drudgery -- Using common sense -- Creating a sustainable program -- Rest Is Required -- Find your rhythm -- Sleep is all it's cracked up to be.Chapter 8 Developing the Right Mental Attitude -- Determining to Be Positive -- Setting your personal thermostat to positive each morning -- Personal happiness is a decision -- The balance of contentment and complacency -- Do something daily for your happiness -- Cultivating Your Self-Esteem -- How clear goals increase your self-esteem -- Setting clear standards and values -- Create and replay success experiences -- Comparison for Encouragement -- Stay positive in comparison -- Compare based on your goals -- Someone will always have more -- Developing the Habit of Personal Reward -- Chapter 9 Tapping into Your Spiritual Side -- We Are All Spiritual Beings -- What do you believe in? -- Developing and expressing your faith -- Improving Your Success by Developing Your Spirituality -- Learn to forgive -- Find comfort in faith -- Increase your feelings of belonging and security -- Connect your faith with love -- Use the Golden Rule as a spiritual base -- Growing Spiritually -- Find a spiritual community -- Invest time with spiritual study -- Part 4 Success Through Relationships -- Chapter 10 Developing Valuable Friendships -- What We Learned in Kindergarten Still Applies -- Applying the Golden Rule -- Taking the Golden Rule to another level -- Creating Friends through Personal Connection -- Developing habits and characteristics that are welcoming -- Making a great first impression -- Engaging in good conversation -- Developing Your Likeability -- Making others feel good about themselves -- Being empathetic to others -- Engaging in complimentary behavior -- Obeying the law of reciprocity -- Asking for a turn -- When Disagreements Arise -- Take the high road -- Give a little grace -- If you are wrong, own it -- Cheer for everyone -- Embrace the greatest gift: Love -- Display loyalty (a close second to love) -- Transform foes to friends.Chapter 11 Developing Your Most Important Friendship -- Committed Personal Relationships Are Not Automatic -- Making the decision to love -- Achieving harmony through compromise -- The Value of the Institution of Marriage -- Before you say "I do" -- When marital success goes off the rails -- Commitment Is the Key Ingredient -- Observe before you dive in -- Draw a line in the sand together -- Remember that you both are on the same team -- Communicating Creates Oneness -- Deciphering how to communicate best for your mate -- Communicating in your mate's behavioral style -- Compromise for Harmony -- Know when to hold your tongue -- Sometimes it's enough to show empathy -- Seek to understand rather than persuade -- Keep emotions in check -- Cling to Commitment -- Recognize the positives -- Remember the beginning or good times -- Rekindle the flame -- Humble thyself -- Chapter 12 Having a Successful Family -- Being a Successful Parent -- Defining success for each child -- Recognizing their differences -- Celebrating and encouraging their gifts and skills -- Little Habits to Create Big Success -- Setting up each day for success -- Looking for encouragement opportunities -- Demonstrating love to your child -- Making time for family meals -- Establishing traditions -- Building Your Child's Character -- Establishing values in your children -- Teaching the power of actions over words -- Teaching the fundamentals of a pleasing personality -- Teaching responsibility and discipline -- Setting goals and benchmarks with your kids -- Helping your kids avoid life's dangers -- Honoring Your Father and Mother -- Discovering what's important to them -- Getting to know their formative years -- Being there when they need you -- Putting praise in writing -- Crafting a tribute -- Chapter 13 Building High-Quality Business Relationships.Providing More Service Than You Are Paid For.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Leadership Results : Leading with Integrity Is Your Competitive Advantage. by Salicru, Sebastian.;
Intro -- Leadership RESULTS® -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The leadership crisis -- How this book can help you -- A new road map -- Leadership Results® -- PART I LEADING IN CONTEXT -- Chapter 1 The hidden power of relationships -- All for one, and one for all -- In search of gold -- Chapter 2 The new context for leadership -- Why can't organisations see the forest for the trees? -- Adaptive challenges -- Global mindsets and cultural intelligence -- Chapter 3 Leading without maps: Sense-making -- Storytelling -- Speakership -- The power of language -- Descriptive language -- Language of action -- Language of possibility -- How does this all relate to leadership? -- Chapter 4 Blind spots and naive models of leadership -- Blind spots and stereotypes -- Naive models of leadership -- Ten fundamental and interrelated errors -- 1. Using outdated models of leadership -- 2. Mistaking 'leader' for 'leadership' development -- 3. Confusing authority with leadership -- 4. Maintaining a fixation with competency-based models -- 5. Underestimating learning agility and adaptation -- 6. Ignoring relational measures of leadership -- 7. Neglecting global and intercultural dimensions of leadership -- 8. Being inattentive to creative thinking and innovation -- 9. Disregarding the measurement of collective outcomes and results -- 10. Failing to conduct impact evaluations -- Chapter 5 An integrity model of leadership for our times -- An all-in-one solution -- How it works: Benefits of the LR model -- A holistic and integrated model of leadership development -- Leader credibility and leadership impact -- Why it works: how the LR model is different -- 1. State-of-the-art thinking and practice in leadership -- 2. Underpinned by the 'relating' leadership capability.3. Grounded in psychological contract theory -- 4. Addresses current deficiencies -- 5. Rooted in the concept of positive integrity -- 6. Visual representation of diagnostic and predictive capability -- How it works: The LR survey -- Self-leadership -- Leader credibility -- Leadership impact -- PART II SELF-LEADERSHIP AND LEADER DEVELOPMENT -- Chapter 6 The initiation to leadership -- What is initiation? -- Leadership initiation -- The wake-up call -- Rites of passage -- Using the wisdom of the ages -- Liminal space -- Humility and servitude -- A new name for a new self -- Follow your bliss -- Honour and leadership -- Chapter 7 Self-leadership and leader development -- Understanding self-leadership -- Thinking patterns - locus of control -- Thinking styles - optimism vs pessimism -- Self-sabotage -- Self-fulfilling prophecies -- Leader development strategies -- 1. Build and maintain high self-esteem -- 2. Identify and apply your strengths -- 3. Experience flow as often as possible -- 4. Build character -- 5. Always act ethically and with integrity -- 6. Build your psychological capital -- Chapter 8 Virtues, emotions and signature strengths -- Gratitude -- Benefits of gratitude -- Barriers to gratitude -- Why character strength and virtues matter -- Are values a trap or overrated? -- Mistaking values for principles, morality, virtues and ethics -- The moral brain -- Principles -- Chapter 9 Motivation and self-engagement -- Motivation -- Two factors: motivators and KITA (kick in the ass) -- Goal setting -- Feedback and feedforward -- Employee engagement -- Engagement is an inside job -- Commitment -- Three types of commitment -- Innovative behaviour -- Self-engagement -- Level -1 and level 0: Distress and survival -- Level 1: Initiate -- Level 2: Activate -- Level 3: Deploy -- Level 4: Impact -- PART III COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.Chapter 10 Collective leadership -- Leadership dependency vs empowerment -- The bystander effect -- Social loafing -- Psychological safety -- Five real-life examples -- Example 1: Cisco's C-LEAD -- Example 2: The King's Fund -- Example 3: The All Blacks -- Example 4: IDEO -- Example 5: Alcoholics Anonymous -- Chapter 11 Leadership development -- Most recent forms of leadership -- What is leadership development? -- Management vs leadership development -- Leader vs leadership development -- Leadership development best practices -- 1. CEO's commitment -- 2. Strategic orientation, alignment and scope -- 3. Senior management's involvement -- 4. Clear and relevant program goals and objectives -- 5. Careful selection and mix of participants -- 6. Comprehensive and integrated assessment -- 7. Thorough preparation process -- 8. Pre-entry feedback/coaching sessions -- 9. Coaching and peer coaching -- 10. Highly experiential approach -- 11. Reflective learning and journaling -- 12. Building social capital through networking -- 13. Program follow-up -- 14. Evaluation -- Chapter 12 Leadership development methods -- Facilitation -- 1. Action learning -- 2. Case-in-point method -- 3. Tavistock-style group relations learning -- 4. Open Space Technology -- 5. Sociometry, sociodrama and other action methods -- 6. Social Network Analysis -- Network leadership -- 7. Creative Problem Solving -- The price of conformity -- Innovation leadership: nine critical functions -- 8. Team coaching -- 9. Teaming -- 10. Eclectic interventions -- Chapter 13 Spectacular performance and business results -- Myth or reality? -- Five stories, one theme -- Perception is not reality -- The three laws of performance -- What's possible for you and your team? -- What results and level of performance do you want? -- The five-level performance ladder -- Level 1: Poor or mediocre performance.Level 2: Business as usual -- Level 3: Stretch performance -- Let's jump to Level 5: Pie in the sky performance -- Level 4: Breakthrough performance -- Stretch targets -- Why setting stretch targets pays off -- Chapter 14 A call to decisive, bold action and results -- Planning for action -- References and suggested reading -- Index -- Connect and Share -- EULA.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Repacking Your Bags [electronic resource] : Lighten Your Load for the Good Life. by Leider, Richard.(SAGE)1655937; Shapiro, David A.;
Cover; Contents; Preface Why Did We Redo It Again?; Prologue The Question That Started It All; Chapter 1 What Is the Good Life?; Chapter 2 Unpacking Your Bags; Chapter 3 Repacking Your Place Bag; Chapter 4 Repacking Your Relationship Bag; Chapter 5 Repacking Your Work Bag; Chapter 6 Repacking On Purpose; Chapter 7 The Freedom of the Road; Epilogue: Lightening Your Load; Repacking Journal; The Good Life Inventory; The Good Life Checklist; Creating a Repacking Group; Repacking Resources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; About the AuthorsIn this extensively revised and updated new edition of a classic - nearly 500,000 copies sold and translated into 17 languages - bestselling authors Richard Leider and David Shapiro provide a practical guide for men and women of all ages to "unpack" and "repack" their work bags, relationship bags, place bags, and purpose bags to find greater meaning and happiness in their lives while lightening their load.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Psychology.; Success -- Psychological aspects.; Success;
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Principle-centered leadership / by Covey, Stephen R.(SAGE)1741426;
Section 1. Personal and interpersonal effectiveness. -- 1. Characteristics of principle-centred leaders -- 2. Seven habits revisited -- 3. Three resolutions -- 4. Primary greatness -- 5. A break with the past -- 6. Six days of creation -- 7. Seven deadly sins -- 8. Moral compassing -- 9. Principle-centred power -- 10. Clearing communications lines -- 11. Thirty methods of influence -- 12. Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships -- 13. Making champions of your children -- Section 2. Managerial and organizational development -- 14. Abundance managers -- 15. Seven chronic problems -- 16. Shifting your management paradigm -- 17. Advantages of the PCL paradigm -- 18. Six conditions of empowerment -- 19. Managing expectations -- 20. Organizational control versus self-supervision -- 21. Involving people in the problem -- 2. Using stakeholder information systems -- 23. Completed staff work -- 24. Manage from the left, lead from the right -- 25. Principles of total quality -- 26. Total quality leadership -- 27. Seven habits and Deming's 14 points -- 28. Transforming a swamp into an oasis -- 29. Corporate constitutions -- 30. Universal mission statement -- 31. Principle-centred learning environments. -- Epilogue: Fishing the stream -- A personal note.The author invites business readers to center their professional lives around principles of excellence and quality and discusses the six conditions of effectiveness and the patterns of organizational excellence.
Subjects: Success; Leadership;
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On Leadership [electronic resource] : Essential Principles for Business, Political, and Personal Success by Palmisano, Donald J.;
Cover; More Praise for on Leadership; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Antithesis of Leadership; Chapter 2: Advice from the Past: Foundation of Success; Chapter 3: The Essentials of Leadership: Success Cornerstones and More; Chapter 4: A Primer on "Homework"; Chapter 5: Courage; Chapter 6: Persistence: "Don't Give Up!"; Chapter 7: Decisiveness; Chapter 8: Communication; Chapter 9: Creativity and Acquiring the State of Mind Necessary for Success; Chapter 10: Interpersonal RelationshipsChapter 11: Finding TruthChapter 12: Financial Considerations and Fiduciary Responsibility; Chapter 13: Expanding Your Horizons; Chapter 14: Putting Information Technology to Use; Chapter 15: Bullies, an Impediment to Leadership; Chapter 16: Some Leaders You May Never Have Heard of (and Some You Have); Chapter 17: Leadership in Crisis: The British Petroleum Gulf Oil Spill; Chapter 18: Emerging Leaders in a Time of Crisis; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index<div>Every day, leaders around the world make decisions that affect millions of people. The results of these decisions are mixed. Sometimeslike when Nelson Mandela led the fight against apartheidour leaders inspire positive change on a grand scale. But at other timeslike when various leaders failed to respond adequately to Hurricane Katrinapoor leadership yields disastrous outcomes. Anyone can claim to be a leader in times of calm, but crisis situations sift the true visionaries from the false ones. Recent events in global affairs make it increasingly apparent that nations must cultivate a
Subjects: Electronic books.; Leadership; Success -- Psychological aspects.;
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The 7 habits of highly effective people. [sound recording] / by Covey, Stephen R.(SAGE)1741426;
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Subjects: Character; Success;
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The seven habits of highly effective people : restoring the character ethic / by Covey, Stephen R.(SAGE)1741426;
Subjects: Success; Character;
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