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    Springboard

    Launching Your Personal Search for SUCCESS

    by G Richard Shell

    An award-winning author and creator of the Wharton School's "Success Course," G. Richard Shell uses his decades of research to help you probe your past, imagine your future, and measure your strengths. He then combines these with the latest scientific insights on everything from self-confidence and happiness to relationships and careers. Springboard will help you reevaluate your future and envision success on your own terms. It may even change your life.

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    The Fearless Organization

    Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth

    by Amy Edmondson

    The Fearless Organization is a practical guide for creating cultures where knowledge and innovation flourish because people feel safe to contribute their ideas.

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    Generating Business Referrals Without Asking

    A Simple Five Step Plan to a Referral Explosion

    by Stacey Brown Randall

    Stacey Brown Randall provides five steps to building a business sustained by referrals without asking or manipulating, but by staying authentic.

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    Detonate

    Why - and How - Corporations Must Blow Up Best Practices (and Bring a Beginner's Mind) to Survive

    by Steven Goldbach, Geoff Tuff

    Detonate explains how organizations build up bad habits, identifies which ones masquerade as “best practices,” and suggests alternatives that can contribute to winning in the marketplace.

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    Ask More

    The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions and Spark Change

    by Frank Sesno

    Award-winning journalist Frank Sesno breaks down the art of inquiry into eleven categories of questions, each designed for a different purpose. Learn how to ask, what to listen for, and how to link your questions to your goals.

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    Slow Down, Sell Faster!

    Understand Your Customer’s Buying Process and Maximize Your Sales

    by Kevin Davis

    Slow Down, Sell Faster! shows you how to stop jumping the gun and work with your customers to identify and quantify their real needs, so by the time you begin your pitch in earnest, you're already halfway home.

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    Good Leaders Ask Great Questions

    Your Foundation for Successful Leadership

    by John C. Maxwell

    To be a successful leader, you need to be asking yourself and your team key questions in order to learn, grow, and develop better ideas. Maxwell shares leadership questions he has gathered from others and from his own experience that will inspire both seasoned leaders and new leaders to ask great questions that will improve their leadership skills and careers.

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    The 80/20 Manager

    The Secret to Working Less and Achieving More

    by Richard Koch

    Bestselling author Richard Koch demonstrates how managers can be much more efficient and effective by applying the 80/20 Principle - the idea that just 20 percent of our time, effort and key decisions generate 80 percent of our success. The 80/20 Manager can help managers to focus on the issues that really matter, ask the right questions, find the right connections and realize meaningful achievement for their businesses and themselves.

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    The Strategist

    Be the Leader Your Business Needs

    by Cynthia Montgomery

    "Are you a strategist?" That’s the first question Cynthia Montgomery asks the business owners and senior executives from all over the world who participate in her highly regarded executive education class.

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