books about: motivating
Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is On
OPEN, BALANCED DIALOGUE--THE KEY TO PEAK TEAM PERFORMANCE In a world of rapid-fire change, it's more important than ever to build teams that work well when the pressure is on—and quality communication can mean the difference between success and failure. Conversational Capacity provides the communication tools you need to ensure that your team remains on track even when dealing with its most troublesome issues, that it responds to tough ...
Get Your SHIFT Together: How to Think, Laugh, and Enjoy Your Way to Success in Business and in Life, with a ...
Get ready to SHIFT your life! "Through shifting your focus and way of thinking, Steve Rizzo shows how to succeed on all levels of life, while actually enjoying the process. What could be better?! You will love the truth, the humor, and the wisdom this book contains." -- Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of The Dr. Oz Show and bestselling coauthor of You: The Owner's Manual "I’m positive you will love this book!” –- Jeffrey Gitomer, ...
Selling with Noble Purpose, Enhanced Edition: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud
The enhanced edition includes videos illustrating the book's concepts more in-depth
Teaching Hope: Stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin Gruwell
The Freedom Writers
“There are lives lost in this book, and there are lives saved, too, if salvation means a young man or woman begins to feel deserving of a place on the planet. . . . What could be more soul-satisfying? These are the most influential professionals most of us will ever meet. The effects of their work will last forever.” –from the foreword by Anna Quindlen Now depicted in a bestselling book and a feature film, the Freedom Writers ...
Coaching for Breakthrough Success: Proven Techniques for Making Impossible Dreams Possible
A powerful new coaching method from Chicken Soup for the Soul co-creator Jack Canfield! “At the heart of a great coach is a firm belief that each player is a uniquely valuable individual with distinct giftedness and potential for greatness.” That’s the premise behind this brilliant empowering guide from Jack Canfield, coauthor of the 125 million-copy-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, and legendary global leadership ...
Marva Collins' Way
"America would be infinitely better served if Marva Collins' philosophy of education somehow could become franchised and implemented on a national scale."--Alex Haley, author of ROOTS Marva Collins offers a beacon of hope in the midst of America's educational crises. MARVA COLLINS' WAY recounts Marva Collins' successful teaching strategies and offers inspirational advice on how to motivate children to fulfill their potential. This updated ...
100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Third Edition: Change Your Life Forever
"If you take the best of Wayne Dyer and add it to the best of Anthony Robbins, what you would have would only be half as good as Steve Chandler." --Dale Dauten, Chicago Tribune "Some books that can help you awaken and begin to change are ones by Steve Chandler, who, I am reading lately. Great stuff. I'm becoming a fan of Steve Chandler." --Joe Vitale, best-selling author of The Attraction Factor and contributor to The Secret "Steve Chandler ...
Why Motivating People Doesn't Work . . . and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014
Top leadership researcher, consultant, and coach Susan Fowler says stop trying to motivate people! It's frustrating for everyone involved and it just doesn't work. You can't motivate people—they are already motivated but generally in superficial and short-term ways. In this book, Fowler builds upon the latest scientific research on the nature of human motivation to lay out a tested model and course of action that will help leaders guide their ...
Crucial Conversations Skills
How Do You Communicate When the Stakes Are High? Learn how with these TWO GROUNDBREAKING BOOKS in ONE eBOOK PACKAGE! In any organization, the best laid plans boil down to one simple thing: how well we come together to bring them to fruition. But more often than not, we end up dealing with people who come across as disagreeable, stubborn, or even obstructive. And emotions flare up. The only way to get things done is to step up to the plate ...
Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, 3rd Edition (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)
William R. Miller
The Guilford Press
This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI--engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning--and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the "dos and don'ts" of successful implementation in diverse contexts. Highly ...
Who Kidnapped Excellence?: What Stops Us from Giving and Being Our Best
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014
Most companies talk about excellence, but what does excellence really mean? What specific attitudes and practices lead to excellence? Drawing on years of study and decades of experience, authors Harry Paul, John Britt, and Ed Jent have zeroed in on five core qualities of excellence. In this entertaining and enlightening book, they tell how to give and be your best in each of these five critical dimensions and foster excellence in your ...
Living Successfully with Chronic Pain
Mrs. Ruth Stella MacLean
Living Successfully with Chronic Pain is a handbook of real-life solutions for those who live with chronic pain. Author Ruth Stella MacLean provides techniques and practices that lead to a fuller and more satisfying life, despite the presence of pain. Often times, the person affected feels defeated. Pain takes over his life and his disposition. This book presents practical ways to move past the pain and toward a more gratifying life. Chronic ...
Never by Chance: Aligning People and Strategy Through Intentional Leadership
Praise for Never By Chance "Joe Calloway, Chuck Feltz, and Kris Young have joined forces towrite the book that senior management at companies large and smallhave been waiting for. Highly readable, loaded with innovativeideas and filled with seminal insights from both a consulting andCEO perspective, Never by Chance lays out a plan foraligning people and strategy to dramatically improve market shareand ROI. If you're going to read one ...
Land That I Love: Her Young Students Learn New Facts and Decide What It Really Means To Be American
Tony Gillen, 2012
Evelyn Jones gave her young students a simple fact about America. And then she gave them some more simple facts. And then she asked them a question. In so doing she excited them, she challenged them and she inspired them. The results amazed her. Emily and Marie conclude that November 5th is America's Name Day John discovers that he descends from Danish Vikings Leshawn discovers that Sir Walter Raleigh could not have introduced tobacco to ...
The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say
David M. Dye
Productive, energized, and innovative teams are critical to your success. In The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say, author David M. Dye shares practical and encouraging tools you can use to cultivate engaged, responsible, and results-oriented teams. Whether you're a new frontline leader, a small business owner, or a veteran manager, The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say will inspire you to inspire your team. You don't need ...
Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient (Little, Dental Management of the Medically ...
Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients’ ...
The Mountain Within: Leadership Lessons and Inspiration for Your Climb to the Top
In July 2008, international business executive Herta von Stiegel led a group of disabled people to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity. The story was captured in the award-winning documentary The Mountain Within —and now the expedition has inspired this remarkable work, which blends the gripping tale with powerful leadership lessons and conversations with many of the world’s most influential business leaders: Kay ...
The Power of Understanding People: The Key to Strengthening Relationships, Increasing Sales, and Enhancing ...
How to build lasting connections through meaningful communication Developing successful relationships is critical to our success in both our personal and professional lives. The Power of Understanding People shows you how to establish and develop extremely effective relationships by providing you with techniques to better identify and understand the intrinsic needs of others. As a result, you will achieve better team dynamics, increased ...
Motivate Like a CEO: Communicate Your Strategic Vision and Inspire People to Act!
“An exciting read, you won’t want to put Motivate Like a CEO down until you’ve mastered all of its secrets!” Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There "Motivated leaders are rare, yet everyone seeks to become one. The greatness of this book is that it breaks down the process by giving you the ideas and the tools to motivate and inspire yourself first, and then others ...
Pressure Proof Your Riding: Mental Training Techniques
Trafalgar Square Books
An integral part of competing in equestrian sports is having to face the performance anxiety that presents itself at competitions. In this work, author Daniel Stewart explains that the pressure, stress, nerves, distraction, and anxiety come hand in hand with doing what we love to do. It also reminds us that competing in equestrian events is a real sport, and riders are forced to deal with the competitive nature of showing. Stewart explains that, ...
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