Personal Growth

Personal Growth

 
The Confidence Myth Lerner, Helene Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Personal Growth

Lack of confidence has long been a stumbling block for many women in their quest for success in the business world. In large part, this dynamic is due to both the pervasive belief that an...

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Overworked and Overwhelmed Eblin, Scott John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

Most professionals do not realize that mindfulness, or the balance of awareness and intention, is the antidote to extreme stress. While mindfulness may initially seem like a...

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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...

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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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