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  • Image of Pitch Perfect
    Image of Pitch Perfect

    How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time

    by Bill McGowan, Alisa Bowman

    Renowned media coach Bill McGowan shows how to communicate with confidence during the pivotal moments of life. He offers Seven Principles of Persuasion to use to establish the right tone for the right message to the right person at the right time. Learn how to overcome common mistakes and implement a better way of communicating using effective verbal and nonverbal language.

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  • Image of Why Motivating People Doesn't Work ... and What Does
    Image of Why Motivating People Doesn't Work ... and What Does

    The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging

    by Susan Fowler

    Senior consulting partner for the Ken Blanchard Companies, Susan Fowler, reveals that motivating people doesn’t work because they are already motivated. What does work is helping people understand why they are motivated. Her Optimal Motivation process shows leaders how to help people meet their needs for autonomy, connection and competence for long-lasting motivation.

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    Image of Little Bets

    How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries

    by Peter Sims

    Bestselling author Peter Sims explores the value of taking small, experimental steps in developing breakthrough innovation. These little bets help determine direction while providing critical information from lots of little failures and from small significant wins. Sims shares examples of successful breakthrough innovators at work and the dramatic results of their efforts.

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    Image of In Good Company

    How Social Capital Makes Organizations Work

    by Laurence Prusak, Don Cohen

    Cohen and Prusak explain how to build up the human connections (based on trust, mutual understanding and shared values and behaviors) that make up your company’s social capital — a critical challenge in the age of globalization, free agency and the virtual workplace.

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    Image of The Attention Economy

    Understanding the New Currency of Business

    by Thomas H. Davenport, John C. Beck

    In today’s information-rich business world, the scarcest resource is not talent or technology — it’s attention. Managers face a double challenge: to learn how to get and hold the attention of employees and consumers and to learn when to parcel out their own valuable attention. This summary shows how capturing, managing and holding attention is key to the success of your business.

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    Image of Smart Money Decisions

    Why You Do What You Do with Money (and How to Change for the Better)

    by Max Bazerman

    Renowned for his work in decision making and negotiation, Bazerman examines how we approach our decisions about money — and why we often make the wrong decisions.

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    Image of Powerful Conversations

    How High Impact Leaders Communicate

    by Phil Harkins

    Leadership expert Harkins shows how leaders can impact growth and productivity in their companies through the techniques of powerful conversations. Based on years of study with Fortune 500 leaders.

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    Image of The Spirit to Serve

    Marriott's Way

    by Kathi Ann Brown, JW Marriott

    Bill Marriott explains the management methods that have made the giant Marriott empire such a success. Try them. They sound so simple, but they're the reasons for the growth of this hotel and resort firm.

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  • Image of The New Battle over Workplace Privacy
    Image of The New Battle over Workplace Privacy

    Safe Practices to Minimize Conflict, Confusion and Litigation

    by William Hubbartt

    Here are practical solutions to all to common business problems in the workplace: thefts, workplace violence, and fast-changing employee rights. Learn, too, where you stand on your employees' use of the Internet. (It can be dangerous for you.)

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