QUALITY of life

QUALITY of life

 
Leading with Your Legacy in Mind Thorn, Andrew McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Leadership

Most people want the opportunity to leave their marks on the world during their lifetime. Leaving a legacy is something that requires discipline, focus, and patience. There must be intentional planning, and the sooner...

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The Liberated CEO Leonard, Scott A. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Leadership

Most people who dream of becoming self-employed desire the freedom and flexibility that comes with not having to work for someone else. While they most likely love what they do and may start out with some solid...

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The Story of Stuff Leonard, Annie Free Press , 2010 Economics & Finance

Consumers in industrialized countries purchase huge numbers of products every year. Yet, the way the raw materials for these items are manufactured, distributed, consumed, and disposed of is killing the planet....

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The Myth of Stress Bernstein, Andrew Free Press , 2010 Personal Growth

The idea that “life is stressful” is a common myth based on a faulty interpretation of the nature of stress. While stress is very real, people often misjudge where stress really comes from and what can be done about it...

 
 
Change Anything Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | Maxfield, David | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al Business Plus , 2011 Personal Growth

Many people believe that permanently changing their habits is difficult, if not impossible. However, through behavior change, it is possible to significantly improve results in many different areas of life. In ...

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Lift Quinn, Ryan W. | Quinn, Robert E. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Relationships

More often than not, people in their day-to-day routines make decisions and act out of habit without reflecting on potential consequences. This pattern of unmindful behavior is what Robert and Ryan Quinn, the authors...

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Balancing Acts Galbraith, James K. Basic Books , 1990 Economics & Finance, Global Business

Today, a competitive challenge defines our economy and the at-tendant difficulties we are now experiencing have to do with failures of policy and not faults of national character. In the 1970s and 1980s, the inward...

 
 
Strategic Project Management Made Simple Schmidt, Terry John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Leadership, Management, Productivity

Too many project teams and project managers fail to accomplish their goals because they lack “the right tools to think, plan, and act effectively.” In Strategic Project Management Made Simple, Terry...

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A Leader's Legacy Kouzes, James M. | Posner, Barry Z. Jossey-Bass , 2006 Leadership, Personal Growth

Kouzes and Posner's The Leadership Challenge was first published in 1987, and revised in 1996 and 2002, to become one of the bestselling leadership books of all time. Although each revision was offered to address the...

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Purpose Mourkogiannis, Nikos1 Palgrave MacMillian , 2006 Leadership, Management, Social Responsibility

Not all companies have a purpose, but enduringly successful ones do. What matters most for long-lasting achievement are the ideas that drive people’s inspiration.

In Purpose, Nikos...