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Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own TermsBeing Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms
by Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson

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From the creators of the hit podcast comes an interactive self-help guide for creative entrepreneurs, where they share their best tools and tactics on "being boss" in both business and life.


Stop Selling & Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales HappenStop Selling & Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen
by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

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In the Age of the Customer, sales effectiveness depends mightily on the buyer experience. Despite nearly-universal agreement on the need for creating value in every step of the buyer's journey, sellers continue to struggle with how to create that value and connect meaningfully with buyers. New research bridges the gap and reveals the behavioral blueprint for sellers that makes buyers more likely to meet with them — and more likely to buy from them.


Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine)Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine)
by Colleen DeBaise

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Let Inc. help launch your dreams! Makers, doers, and dreamers—for decades they have turned to Inc. for help in getting their businesses off the ground. The publication's keen advice clarifies the process, while startup stories fuel aspirations and spark action.


Servant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and ResultsServant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results
by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell

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We've seen the negative impact of self-serving leaders in every sector of our society. Not infrequently, they end up bringing down their entire organization. But there is another way. Servant leaders lead by serving their people, not by exalting themselves. In this collection, edited by legendary business author and lifelong servant leader Ken Blanchard and his longtime editor Renee Broadwell, leading businesspeople, bestselling authors, and spiritual leaders offer tools for implementing this proven—but for some, still radical—leadership model.


Be the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting ProblemsBe the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting Problems
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

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Thanks to a variety of factors—from tech companies hungry for new audiences, to school administrations bent on making education digital, to a culture that promotes everyone as the star of their own reality shows—technology is irrevocably a part of childhood, and parents are struggling to keep up. What should be allowed? What should be denied?


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.