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The 10-Day MBA: A step-by-step guide to mastering the skills taught in top business schools

by Steven Silbiger

'Anyone who has ever wished they attended a top-ten MBA school now has an alternative. Silbiger's The 10-Day MBA. It distils the basics of a top MBA programme. It's interesting, informative and certainly cheaper. I recommend it!' Tom Fischgrund, author of The Insider's Guide to the Top Ten Business SchoolsA business classic, The 10-Day MBA provides an invaluable guide for all the people who do not have the time or resources to take a full-time business degree, or who require a short revision aid. Internationally acclaimed, this carefully structured and easy-to-read course will enable you to understand the concepts and jargon used in the business world without having to leave your desk. Here is your chance to become familiar with the key tools and theories taught at Harvard and Stanford and other leading business schools - in just ten days!

10 Keys to Happier Living

by Vanessa King

'Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions' The Dalai Lama, patron of Action for Happiness. Vanessa King, positive psychology expert for Action for Happiness has created 10 key evidence-based actions that have been shown to increase happiness and wellbeing - at home, at work and in the world around you. If you have read The Art of Happiness, The Happiness Project or Sane New World, this book will be the perfect complement.We all want to be happy but what does that actually mean and what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier? Fortunately, psychologists, neuroscientists and other experts now have evidence of what really makes a difference and helps us to be happier and more resilient to life's ups and downs.In this book, Vanessa King of Action for Happiness has drawn on the latest scientific studies to create a set of evidence-based practical actions. They will help you connect with people, nurture your relationships and find purpose. You'll get ideas for taking care of your body, making the most of what's good and finding new ways to stimulate your mind. So here are the 10 Keys to Happier Living - ideas, insights and practical actions that you can take to create more happiness for yourself and those around you.

The 10 Keys to Success

by John Bird

In his inimitable no-nonsense style, John Bird - founder of the Big Issue - shows us how to be successful in whatever we choose in just ten easy steps.No one is born deserving anything - you only deserve what you achieve by yourself. Drawing from this, John's philosophy is based on the idea that success is about deciding what you want, working out what is important to you and then going out to grab it. The beauty of this approach is that we can all achieve whatever we want; we just need to go after it. With unique lessons such as 'Don't be afraid to make mistakes along the way. Instead, make mistakes and learn from them' and 'Take responsibility for yourself as you are no one else's problem', The 10 Keys to Success shows us how uncomplicated success can be.

10 pounds in 10 days: The incredible celebrity programme for losing weight fast

by Jackie Warner

Prepare for a brand new body - fast!How do stars get red-carpet ready or lose baby weight so quickly? Discover the secrets to speedy weight loss from celebrity personal trainer Jackie Warner.Honed from years of experience and research with cutting-edge fitness experts, Jackie's plan uses a low-calorie diet with specific balances of superfoods and a targeted exercise routine to help you lose weight in just 10 days. There are also more 10-day plans to slim down further, plus a maintenance section so you can keep your fantastic new body in shape.- Change your body chemistry in a day- Transform your relationship with food- Alter your 'set point' (the weight your body stubbornly sticks to)- Change your genetic shapeThis unique fitness plan will allow you to transform your body and keep the weight off - for good.

The 10-Step Stress Solution: Live More, Relax More, Re-energise

by Neil Shah

Do you feel overwhelmed by work - or life in general?Having trouble coping with too many demands on your time and energy?Well you're not alone! Britain is currently suffering from a stress epidemic. A staggering 1 in 4 employees are said to suffer from stress and it is listed as the no.1 reason for workplace absence in the UK.Luckily for us, Neil Shah at the Stress Management Society is here to help. With a fantastic 10-step plan, he offers simple and practical solutions for reducing your stress levels so you can manage your life and breathe a sigh of relief. Find out how to:- manage your time - at work and at home- achieve work-life balance and lift your mood- improve your concentration and motivation- get a good night's sleep and stop worrying

100 Days to a Younger Brain: Maximise your memory, boost your brain health and defy dementia

by Dr Sabina Brennan

Investing in brain health will cost you nothing but time and effort - the brain-healthy recommendations in this book can all be followed for free! The steps are simple to follow and within your control so can be integrated into daily life with ease for the next 100 days.The aim of living a brain healthy life is not just to reduce the risk of dementia and other serious health issues but also to improve the quality of your life and brain performance NOW. Sabina provides all the essential information you need to empower you to make informed choices everyday about your sleeping, eating and lifestyle habits that will benefit all aspects of your life from work to relationships and achieving your personal goals. This motivating book proves that you don't need to understand complicated neuroscience in order to look after your brain, inspiring you to do at least one small thing every day to radically improve your brain health.

100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's: and Age-Related Memory Loss

by Jean Carper

If you drink apple juice with cinnamon, look after your gums, read, dance and take an aspirin a day - you are well on your way to preventing Alzheimer's disease. When bestselling author Jean Carper discovered she had the Alzheimer's gene, she was determined to find out if there was anything she could do to help herself. In this book, she teaches readers how to take simple and effective steps to prevent Alzheimer's disease, providing the scientific rationale behind the tools in the book and detailing instructions on how readers can apply particular steps to their lives.Based on the latest scientific findings and distilled into 100 short chapters, 100 Simple Things You Can do to Prevent Alzheimer's is full of surprising strategies for battling age-related memory loss, including drinking apple juice, taking care of your gums and even simply trying new things.

The $100 Startup: Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love and Work Better To Live More

by Chris Guillebeau

Change your job to change your life. You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own – and you don't need an MBA or a huge investment to do it. The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau is your manual to a new way of living. Learn how to: - Earn a good living on your own terms, when and where you want - Achieve that perfect blend of passion and income to make work something you love - Take crucial insights from 50 ordinary people who started a business with $100 or less - Spend less time working and more time living your life

100 Things Every Man Should Know

by Gareth May

This manual for the modern man is a brilliantly witty, honest and down-to-earth guide, which tells you all the things your best friend can't. Drawing on centuries of male wisdom, it covers every conceivable situation, including:- How to hit a bullseye in darts- Know your beef- What to look for in a second hand car- Essential DIY tips- How to organise a stag do- How to give yourself a number one cutThe perfect gift for any man who has ever struggled to tie a perfect tie or fix a U-bend.

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life

by Joyce Meyer

Many want a simple life, but find it difficult to actually live that way. They fight a constant battle to balance work, family, friends, and other demands on schedules stretched too thin. Joyce Meyer breaks it down to the simple principle of exercising faith rather than doubt and confidence rather than people-pleasing. She writes from her experience of struggling to balance work, family, friends, and all the other demands on limited time to show readers the simple answer to a simpler life.Joyce gives these and other practical and easy to implement ideas for finding real joy:· Live to glorify God · Let go of what lies behind · Choose your battles · Don't be afraid of what people think · Trust God to change other people · Live with margin · Don't be so hard on yourself · Stop doing things you don't do well · Remember that God is for you.Joyce reminds readers that the Bible is full of examples of God's provision and His instruction to focus on one day at a time. She encourages readers to set themselves free by realizing they don't have to do, fix, or manage everything. By embracing the fact that God is on their side they will be encouraged that he will help find a way to live a simple life.

The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

by Lynda Gratton Andrew Scott

What will your 100-year life look like?Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more stimulating future as a result of having so much extra time? Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage approach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already beginning to collapse – life expectancy is rising, final-salary pensions are vanishing, and increasing numbers of people are juggling multiple careers. Whether you are 18, 45 or 60, you will need to do things very differently from previous generations and learn to structure your life in completely new ways.The 100-Year Life is here to help.Drawing on the unique pairing of their experience in psychology and economics, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott offer a broad-ranging analysis as well as a raft of solutions, showing how to rethink your finances, your education, your career and your relationships and create a fulfilling 100-year life. · How can you fashion a career and life path that defines you and your values and creates a shifting balance between work and leisure?· What are the most effective ways of boosting your physical and mental health over a longer and more dynamic lifespan?· How can you make the most of your intangible assets – such as family and friends – as you build a productive, longer life?· In a multiple-stage life how can you learn to make the transitions that will be so crucial and experiment with new ways of living, working and learning?Shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, The 100-Year Life is a wake-up call that describes what to expect and considers the choices and options that you will face. It is also fundamentally a call to action for individuals, politicians, firms and governments and offers the clearest demonstration that a 100-year life can be a wonderful and inspiring one.

The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

by Lynda Gratton Andrew Scott

What will your 100-year life look like?Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more stimulating future as a result of having so much extra time? Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage approach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already beginning to collapse – life expectancy is rising, final-salary pensions are vanishing, and increasing numbers of people are juggling multiple careers. Whether you are 18, 45 or 60, you will need to do things very differently from previous generations and learn to structure your life in completely new ways.The 100-Year Life is here to help.Drawing on the unique pairing of their experience in psychology and economics, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott offer a broad-ranging analysis as well as a raft of solutions, showing how to rethink your finances, your education, your career and your relationships and create a fulfilling 100-year life. · How can you fashion a career and life path that defines you and your values and creates a shifting balance between work and leisure?· What are the most effective ways of boosting your physical and mental health over a longer and more dynamic lifespan?· How can you make the most of your intangible assets – such as family and friends – as you build a productive, longer life?· In a multiple-stage life how can you learn to make the transitions that will be so crucial and experiment with new ways of living, working and learning?Shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, The 100-Year Life is a wake-up call that describes what to expect and considers the choices and options that you will face. It is also fundamentally a call to action for individuals, politicians, firms and governments and offers the clearest demonstration that a 100-year life can be a wonderful and inspiring one.

101 Learning and Development Tools: Essential Techniques for Creating, Delivering and Managing Effective Training

by Kenneth Fee

101 Learning and Development Tools is your practical guide to all the most up-to-date training techniques, organized around the classic learning and development cycle. Whether you need a quick, ready solution or some guidance on where to go for in-depth information, this is your essential reference guide. It picks up from where you are in the process of managing learning, and helps you place it in a broader context. Each chapter is a mini guide to each tool with: a description of the tool analysis resources needed cost implications cross-references to help you identify alternative or related tools for further study or investigation101 Learning and Development Tools is the indispensable, all-in-one-volume reference book for both professionals in the field and students learning about the subject.

101 Learning and Development Tools: Essential Techniques for Creating, Delivering and Managing Effective Training

by Kenneth Fee

101 Learning and Development Tools is your practical guide to all the most up-to-date training techniques, organized around the classic learning and development cycle. Whether you need a quick, ready solution or some guidance on where to go for in-depth information, this is your essential reference guide. It picks up from where you are in the process of managing learning, and helps you place it in a broader context. Each chapter is a mini guide to each tool with: a description of the tool analysis resources needed cost implications cross-references to help you identify alternative or related tools for further study or investigation101 Learning and Development Tools is the indispensable, all-in-one-volume reference book for both professionals in the field and students learning about the subject.

12 Essential Abilities Of Extraordinary People

by Virender Kapoor

Extraordinary people aren't just born fully formed. They don't just emerge out of slogans and rhetoric. They work towards making a positive, palpable change. These people are what they are because they wanted to be what they are.This book isn't about changing the way you dress or learning to master punctuality – it's about serious life altering traits which dig deep into your DNA to turn you around as a person. These traits – which Gandhi, Lincoln, Helen Keller, Tendulkar, Tata or Eisenhower had – are viewed as god's gift. Just because we're not born with them, it doesn't mean we can't learn to become that way. If you want to become an effective person, regardless of where you stand in life's continuum – a college student, a working professional, an entrepreneur or a CEO- this book is for you. It will be you mentor; explaining, demonstrating and guiding you through each of this trait which make great people. If you want to work on yourself – go for it.

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

by Jordan B. Peterson

Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics ranging from the Bible to romantic relationships drawing tens of millions of viewers. In an era of polarizing politics, echo chambers and trigger warnings, his startling message about the value of personal responsibility and the dangers of ideology has resonated around the world.In this book, he combines ancient wisdom with decades of experience to provide twelve profound and challenging principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today. Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 12 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.

13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don't Do: Own Your Power, Channel Your Confidence, and Find Your Authentic Voice

by Amy Morin

The emergence of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have awakened society and encouraged women to find their voice and claim back their power. Contending with a host of difficult issues that demand psychological strength - in this crucial book, prominent psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker Amy Morin gives women the techniques to build mental muscle in 13 steps.Delving into critical issues like sexism, social media, social comparison, and social pressure, Amy offers thoughtful, intelligent advice, practical tips, and specific strategies; combining them with her personal experiences, stories from former patients, and both well-known and untold examples from women from across industries and pop culture. Throughout, she explores the areas women - and society at large - must focus on to become (and remain) mentally strong.Amy reveals that healthy, mentally tough women don't insist on perfection; they don't compare themselves to other people; they don't see vulnerability as a weakness; they don't let self-doubt stop them from reaching their goals. Insightful, grounded, and extremely timely, 13 THINGS MENTALLY STRONG WOMEN DON'T DO can help every woman flourish - and Amy will take readers on this journey with her, every step of the way.

18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction and Get the Right Things Done

by Peter Bregman

The most important business/self-help book since EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE and THE ONE-MINUTE MANAGER.How often do you get to the end of another long and frantic day and wonder why so many important things didn't get finished? We've never worked so hard and felt so unproductive and unfulfilled. 18 MINUTES takes this challenge and turns it on its head. Peter Bregman, top HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW columnist and global management consultant, shatters the myth of getting it all done by offering a clear and simple plan for getting the right things done. He shows how the best way to fight distracting interruptions is to create productive ones ourselves, a practice that can be easily implemented in 18 minutes a day. The result is a simple yet comprehensive approach to managing your life a year, a day, and a moment at a time so that your life moves forward the way you want and at the pace you want.

20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition

by Sherrie Eldridge

As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? If you do, you are not alone - adoptees often experience complex feelings of grief, anger, and questions about their identity. Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees. Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make. The choices will help you discover answers about issues such as: Why do I feel guilty when I think about my birth parents? Why can't I talk about the painful aspects of adoption? Where can I gain an unshakable sense of self-esteem? Sherrie also addresses the problem of depression among adoptees and common dilemmas such as if, when and how to contact a birth mother or father. This fully updated second edition includes new material on finding support online, contacting family through social media, and features three new chapters, including Sherrie's story of reuniting with her birth brother, Jon, in adulthood.

20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition (PDF)

by Sherrie Eldridge

As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? If you do, you are not alone - adoptees often experience complex feelings of grief, anger, and questions about their identity. Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees. Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make. The choices will help you discover answers about issues such as: Why do I feel guilty when I think about my birth parents? Why can't I talk about the painful aspects of adoption? Where can I gain an unshakable sense of self-esteem? Sherrie also addresses the problem of depression among adoptees and common dilemmas such as if, when and how to contact a birth mother or father. This fully updated second edition includes new material on finding support online, contacting family through social media, and features three new chapters, including Sherrie's story of reuniting with her birth brother, Jon, in adulthood.

20 Ways to Make Every Day Better: Simple, Practical Changes with Real Results

by Joyce Meyer

The traffic is backed up, the kids are screaming, and the car is making a funny noise again. Any one of these challenges can test our temperament and rob us of joy. Our impulse is to write today off and hope for a better tomorrow. However, this creates a hard pattern to break. One terrible day easily turns into many-and soon we're living a life far from what God has in mind for us. A new, transforming sense of excitement, happiness, and contentment in our lives is possible when we pursue God's goodness each day. In 20 WAYS TO MAKE EVERY DAY BETTER, Joyce Meyer shares biblical illustrations, actionable advice, uplifting stories, and the encouragement we need to start enjoying the life God created for us.

203 Ways to Drive a Man Wild in Bed: The New Book By The Bestselling Author Of 203 Ways To Drive A Man Wild In Bed

by Olivia St Claire

Dedicated to the lusty goddess that lives inside us all, 203 Ways to Drive a Man Wild in Bed is an openly erotic, playfully sexy guide to raising the temperature of any relationship.'Think sexy, think inventive, think relaxed,' writes Olivia St Claire as she leads readers on a sensuous tour of their partners' bodies, their own bodies, and the myriad ways in which the two can complement one another to the delight of each, while not forgetting the guidelines for safe sex.203 Ways to Drive a Man Wild in Bed reveals the five secrets of great sex, and goes on to present an intriguing and inviting catalogue of 203 sensuous tips, frank suggestions and wicked techniques that will help reveal the sexy, irresistible creature inside every woman (and man).

21 Letters on Life and Its Challenges

by Charles Handy

Charles Handy is one of the giants of contemporary thought. His books on management – including Understanding Organizations and Gods of Management – have changed the way we view business. His work on broader issues and trends – such as Beyond Certainty and The Second Curve – has changed the way we view society.In his new book, Handy builds on a life's work to glimpse into the future and see what challenges and opportunities the next generation faces. How will people cope with change in a world where the old certainties no longer apply? What goals will and should they set themselves? How will they find purpose and fulfilment in their lives? Clear-eyed and optimistic by turns, he sets out the questions that everyone needs to ask themselves, and points us in the direction of the answers.

21 Years Gone: The Autobiography

by Jack Osbourne

By the time Jack was fifteen he was addicted to alcohol and prescription drugs, was hanging out with rock stars in LA and living a life that any teenager would aspire to. And then The Osbournes turned him into a global celebrity. But as much as Jack enjoyed his fame, underneath it all he was still an awkward teenager, using his sense of humour as a shield. And with fame and money came a greater access to drugs - his addictions took a firmer hold on him and his behaviour was soon out of control. In 21 Years Gone Jack writes with brutal frankness about his descent into addiction and the low point he reached when Sharon was diagnosed with cancer. Scared that his mum might die, Jack retreated further into his alcoholic shell, hating who he was, hating what he did. Every night he would get into bed and pray for God to take his life. When Sharon realised what was happening she told Jack he had to go to rehab - and slowly he turned his life around. Discovering a passion for extreme sports, he went from overweight and unfit to the lean young man he is today - courtesy of such adventures as running with the bulls in Pamplona, fighting a Thai martial arts expert known only as 'The Man' and scaling El Capitan, one of the world's toughest climbs. By turns funny, disarmingly honest and moving, 21 Years Gone is the amazing story of young man who has confronted his demons and defeated them.

21st Century Star Signs: The Ultimate Astrological Guide To Life

by Babs Kirby

Ever wondered how best to win round a stubborn colleague, or why it is you can never settle for just one partner? Babs Kirby's 21st Century Star Signs will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about you, your lover, father, daughter , boss and even today's A-list celebrities, in this, the most modern, in-depth astrological portrait for the 21st century. Taking up where the massive bestseller Linda Goodman's Sun Signs left off, Babs takes a completely contemporary, zeitgeisty approach that's compassionate, intelligent and, above all, revealing.21st Century Star Signs reflects and embraces today's sensibilities and values looking at the way we function in sexual relationships - whether they're heterosexual, metrosexual, gay (or otherwise-), in work - with all it's ever-changing technologies and opportunities and in our homelife in which single parents, serial monogomists and stay-at-home fathers are now the norm. A chapter is dedicated to each sign, giving an in-depth portrait which will reveal every aspect of the sign including both positive and negative aspects, bringing hidden motivations, sexual proclivities and characteristics to the fore and showing how different signs will thrive under certain circumstance, how to nurture one's positive influences and how best to recognise, relate to and deal with other signs -with all their strengths and weaknesses.

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