Personal Growth

Personal Growth

 
Your Inner Edge Lambert, Charles Trafford Publishing , 2003 Personal Growth

The author contends that personal training and coaching can help individuals to gain the "edge" required for them to excel. As other success-minded professionals avail of the services of personal trainers and coaches...

 
 
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Covey, Stephen R. The Free Press , 2004 Leadership, Major Works, Personal Growth

Today's complex and interdependent world is plagued by a myriad of common human challenges. These include fear, insecurity, blame, hopelessness, selfishness, conflict, personal stagnation, and a lack of life balance....

 
 
Blink Gladwell, Malcolm Little, Brown and Company , 2005 Management, Personal Growth

Blink is a book about split-second decisions and first impressions. The book is filled with intriguing examples of the "Blink" process, or rapid cognition, at its most impressive - a psychologist who has developed a...

 
 
Prisoners of Our Thoughts Pattakos, Alex Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2004 Leadership, Personal Growth

Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning is considered one of the most influential books of modern times. His personal story of discovering a reason to live while in the Nazi concentration camps...

 
 
Crucial Conversations Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al McGraw-Hill , 2002 Communication, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

Crucial conversations happen to everyone. They are the conversations that affect the quality of our lives, whether in the personal or the professional realm. Crucial conversations are those in which opinions vary, in...

 
 
Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness Koestenbaum, Peter John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Leadership, Personal Growth

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Furthermore, leadership is not a characteristic confined to business, but is a way of thinking and a way of living. In the thoroughly revised Leadership: The Inner Side...

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Leveraging The New Human Capital Burud, Sandra | Tumolo, Marie Davies-Black Publishing , 2004 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

According to Burud and Tumolo, people live and work differently today than they did in the past. Because employees no longer have the “invisible” support of the home-based partner who backed workers of the Industrial...

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Crucial Confrontations Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al McGraw-Hill , 2004 Communication, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Relationships

Behind the problems that plague organizations are individuals who cannot, or will not, deal with broken promises and violated expectations. The problems often involve broken rules, missed deadlines, and simply...

 
 
Confidence Kanter, Rosabeth Moss Crown Business , 2004 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter in Confidence, winning creates a “halo” effect, which encourages positive behavior, and positive behavior, in turn, makes further wins more likely. In addition, the...

 
 
Face It Horn, Art AMACOM , 2004 Human Resources, Personal Growth

Fear comes in many different—and often disguised—forms. In addition to preventing many from achieving the levels of professional success of which they are capable, fear is also the root cause of most conflict in...

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