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Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Common Traps in Life & WorkTrap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Common Traps in Life & Work
by David M.R. Covey and Stephan Mardyks

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Trap Tales is your guide to avoiding seven obstacles that ensnare people every day. We all fall into traps, and we often don't even realize it until we're firmly entrenched, struggling for air—and the harder we try to climb out, the deeper we sink. But what if there were another way? What if we could spot traps from a distance, and avoid them entirely? In this book, authors David M. R. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks train you in the art of Trapology.


The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in OrganizationsThe Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations
by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

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The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned, and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential.


The Power of Positive LeadershipThe Power of Positive Leadership
by Jon Gordon

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The Power of Positive Leadership is your personal coach for becoming the leader your people deserve. Storyteller Jon Gordon crafts the fables that inspire great leadership: The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and others have helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world achieve their true leadership potential.


One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being OneOne Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One
by Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz

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While most people agree that having a mentor is a good thing, they don’t know how to find one or use one. And despite widespread approval for the idea of being a mentor, most people don’t think they have the time or skills to do so.


Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call to ActionRace and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call to Action
by Max Klau

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Recent events have turned the spotlight on the issue of race in modern America, and the current cultural climate calls out for more research, education, dialogue, and understanding. Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call to Action focuses on a provocative social science experiment with the potential to address these needs.


High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an InstantHigh Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant
by Scott Wintrip

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Nothing drives business success like a staff of talented, productive employees. So why accept a hiring process that fails you time and time again? Well, there's one person who doesn't: Scott Wintrip. And in High-Velocity Hiring, he provides the tools and systems for creating a hiring process designed for today's fast-paced, talent-deficient landscape.


Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity
by Dr. Ronald Epstein, M.D.

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The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field.


Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture CapitalistVenture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

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This is the highly anticipated third edition of the best-selling book which has become the definitive resource for understanding venture capital fundraising. Whether you are an entrepreneur, lawyer, student or just have an interest in the venture capital ecosystem, Venture Deals is for you.


Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
by Jonathan White

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In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.


Online Marketing for Busy Authors: A Step-by-Step GuideOnline Marketing for Busy Authors: A Step-by-Step Guide
by Fauzia Burke

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Fauzia Burke takes authors step by step through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals, and setting priorities.