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      The Power of Thinking without Thinking

      by Malcolm Gladwell

      Blink is about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant — in the blink of an eye — that actually aren’t as simple as they seem, and about those instantaneous decisions that are impossible to explain to others. In this summary, staff writer from The New Yorker Malcolm Gladwell reveals that great decision makers aren’t those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of...

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      The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

      by Daniel H. Pink

      In Drive, Daniel Pink examines the three elements of true motivation — autonomy, mastery, and purpose — and offers smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action.

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      Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels

      by Michael Watkins

      In The First 90 Days, Harvard Business School professor Michael Watkins presents a road map for taking charge in the first 90 days of a new executive position. The first days in a new position are critical because small differences in actions can have a huge impact on long-term results. This summary will equip executives with strategies and tools to get up to speed faster and achieve more sooner. Watkins shows readers how to diagnose a situation and understand its challenges and...

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      This multi-media skillset provides the key resources needed to increase your business skills and value to current and future employers. With summaries of self-development books, a webinar with sales expert Jeff Thull, and an interview with a director of human resources, you’ll gain insights and takeaways to make yourself more valuable.

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      How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

      by Dan Schawbel

      In Back to Human, Dan Schawbel uses his exclusive research to reveal that virtual communication contributes to a stronger sense of isolation at work than ever before.

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      Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

      by Stephen R. Covey

      This #1 National Bestseller offers a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates. Originally published in 1989, the timeless seven habits remain relevant even as the challenges have become more...

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      How to Create a Movement That Drives Transformational Change

      by Greg Satell

      In Cascades, innovation expert Greg Satell presents a guide for driving transformational change.

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      Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

      by Charles Duhigg

      In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

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      Image of Speed Review: The Motivation Myth

      How High Achievers Really Set themselves Up to Win

      by Jeff Haden

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