Personal Growth

Personal Growth

 
Black Hole Focus Hankel, PhD, Isaiah John Wiley & Sons, Ltd , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

The toughest decision a person will ever make is determining his or her ultimate purpose in life. Most people let life make this critical decision for them instead of making their own choices. The result is that they...

 
 
The 5 Choices Kogon, Kory | Merrill, Adam | Rinne, Leena Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Personal Growth, Productivity

As the demands of work and home life continue to escalate, people are feeling more overextended, overwhelmed, and overstressed than ever before. However, at the same time, people want to be more meaningfully productive...

 
 
The Glass Closet Browne, John HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Diversity, Personal Growth

John Browne was the chief executive at BP when he was forced out of the closet by the national press. His ex-boyfriend sold their story for a large sum of money, and despite being a successful and respected executive,...

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Mindfulness at Work McKenzie, Dr. Stephen The Career Press, Inc. , 2015 Personal Growth

The professional world is characterized by high levels of stress, discontentment, and burnout. Individuals spend their entire lives laboring in their chosen professions, and the joyless attitudes that define much of...

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Selfish, Scared & Stupid Gregory, Dan | Flanagan, Kieran John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

People are naturally selfish, scared, and stupid, yet society sees these as negative attributes. To fit into the norm, people fight these tendencies and force themselves into more acceptable behaviors, often failing...

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Compassionate Careers Pryor, Jeffrey W. | Mitchell, Alexandra The Career Press, Inc. , 2015 Personal Growth

Members of today’s young Millennial generation strive to become part of something bigger than themselves. Despite the social stigmas, family objections, and financial concerns that have typically deterred people from...

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A Winner’s Guide to Negotiating Fletcher, Molly McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Communication, Personal Growth

A great negotiator does five things well: sets the stage, finds common ground, asks with confidence, embraces the pause, and knows when to leave. By mastering these steps, any individual can negotiate anything in...

 
 
How to Stress Less Bonetti, Benjamin John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Personal Growth

People tend to see stress as a negative aspect of their lives, but as Benjamin Bonetti states in How to Stress Less, stress can actually have a positive influence. Many people, including athletes,...

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Leading the Life You Want Friedman, Stewart D. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Personal Growth

In Leading the Life You Want, Stewart D. Friedman demonstrates that leaders do not have to choose between a rich personal life and a fulfilling career—they can have both. To illustrate this fact,...

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Blind Ambition Walsh, Patricia McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Personal Growth

Blind ambition is the dedication to overcoming all of the inevitable challenges that pop up in life. People with blind ambition tap into their inner strength and relentlessly believe in themselves. They ignore...

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