Time management remains a huge challenge for most people. This book shares the habits and processes used by top leaders worldwide to minimize distractions and maximize accomplishments.
In researching more than 1,260 managers and executives from more than 108 different organizations, Steve and Rob Shallenberger discovered that 68 percent of them feel like their number one challenge is time management, yet 80 percent don't have a clear process for how to prioritize their time.
Drawing on their forty years of leadership research, this book offers three powerful habits that the top 10 percent of leaders use to Do What Matters Most. These three high performance habits are developing a written personal vision, identifying and setting Roles and Goals, and consistently doing Pre-week Planning. And Steve and Rob make an audacious promise: these three habits can increase anyone's productivity by at least 30 to 50 percent. For organizations, this means higher profits, happier employees, and increased innovation. For individuals, it means you'll find hours in your week that you didn't know were there—imagine what you could do!
You will learn how acquiring this skillset turned an “average” employee into her company's top producer, enabled a senior vice president to reignite his team and achieve record results, transformed a stressed-out manager's work and home life, helped a CEO who felt like he'd lost his edge regain his fire and passion, and much more. By implementing these simple and easy-to-understand habits, supported by tools like the Personal Productivity Assessment, you will learn how to lead a life by design, not by default. You'll feel the power that comes with a sense of control, direction, and purpose.
My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla is an audiobook compiled and edited by Ben Johnston detailing the work of Nikola Tesla. The content was largely drawn from a series of articles that Nikola Tesla had written for Electrical Experimenter magazine in 1919, when he was 63 years old.This particular audio book has been masterfully crafted to provide the best possible listening experience from the narration down to the details of audio editing.
“A remarkable book, which in an entertaining way takes a deep dive into our bodies . . . you’ll never see (or taste) food the same way again!” —Martin Lindstrom, New York Times–bestselling author
A Belgian chocolate cake topped with a velvety homemade mousse catches your eye on the menu. The next thing you know, you’ve ordered it—despite the hefty price. But do you know why?
Through over 40 compelling questions, this book explores how our eating decisions tread the line between conscious and subconscious, and enables us to be more intelligent about food. With expert insights that draw from psychology, neuroscience, popular culture, and more, learn to see the innumerable influences behind your diet and cravings—from the size and color of your plate, to the placement of products in a supermarket, to the order in which you sit when out with friends.
And the chocolate cake? Would you believe research shows that regional descriptions (Belgian!) and emotive, sensory language (homemade! velvety!) subtly affect your appetite? Know what and why you eat, when and how you do—before you next sit down to dine.
“We make 200 conscious and unconscious decisions about food every day. Clearly, eating is no fun anymore. The authors want to cut through the juice cleanses and paleo diets to bring back some common sense.” —The New York Times Book Review
“The connections between our emotions and the foods we choose are explored in fascinating detail.” —Parade.com
“Offers easily digestible insights to help you make more conscious choices about what goes in your stomach.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Faith and reason, love and virtue, morality and mortality! In these two short volumes the famous novelist, essayist, and playwright, Upton Sinclair, confided his most prized worldly wisdom for generations to come. His kind and witty personal advice both provokes and enlightens page by page. (Summary by Rom Maczka)
This story of a child prodigy and his unique upbringing is “an engrossing journey to the outer realms of science and parenting” (Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish). A PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist Like many young children, Taylor Wilson dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Only Wilson mastered the science of rocket propulsion by the age of nine. When he was eleven, he tried to cure his grandmother’s cancer—and discovered new ways to produce medical isotopes. Then, at fourteen, Wilson became the youngest person in history to achieve nuclear fusion, building a 500-million-degree reactor—in his parents’ garage. In The Boy Who Played with Fusion, science journalist Tom Clynes narrates Wilson’s extraordinary story. Born in Texarkana, Arkansas, Wilson quickly displayed an advanced intellect. Recognizing their son’s abilities and the limitations of their local schools, his parents took a bold leap and moved the family to Reno, Nevada. There, Wilson could attend a unique public high school created specifically for academic superstars. Wilson is now designing devices to prevent terrorists from shipping radioactive material and inspiring a new generation to take on the challenges of science. If you’re wondering how someone so young can achieve so much, The Boy Who Played with Fusion has the answer. Along the way, Clynes’ narrative teaches parents, teachers, and society how and why we urgently need to support high-achieving kids. “An essential contribution to our understanding of the most important underlying questions about the development of giftedness, talent, creativity, and intelligence.” —Psychology Today “A compelling study of the thrills—and burdens—of being born with an alpha intellect.” —Financial Times
In this insightful and practical book, Dr. Dale Pheragh shares the words and inner struggles of children and teens living with ADHD—and a blueprint for achieving lasting success by working together suitably both for parents and teachers. Dr. Dale’s advice and real-world examples and research reveal how parents and teachers can shift the dynamic and truly help kids succeed.Life with a kid with ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a mother or father, there's a lot you can certainly do to help control symptoms, overcome daily problems, and bring greater calm to your loved ones. You will find lawyers, doctors, school principals - folks from all spheres of life - who've successfully handled their ADHD challengesHave you read several books on managing ADHD in children, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope and comprehend better in school by paying attention to instructions and detail information, you’re still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting him or her concentrate when been talked to, and simply getting along without pushback and power struggles?What if you could work with your child, motivating and engage your kids in the process, to create positive change once and for all? This book is to help kids reframe the way they think about their ADHD issue, and discover that they have special talents that are unique to them. With fun activities that engage their busy minds, This book offers parents, teachers a better understanding of kids with ADHD, their ADHD, and the simple things they can do to feel more confident and in control.
Virtual Reality. It can take you to Worlds you've never imagined. It can also cause severe seizures, eye and muscle twitches and blackouts. And that's just the TIP of the VR iceberg.
Some neuroscientists say it could potentially re-wire the brain.
So, why then is Virtual Reality being promoted as the greatest thing since sliced bread?
"Follow the Money" is the primary answer. VR is projected to be a multi-billion dollar industry. Thus, all the big dogs - Google, Apple, Facebook are all over it like a cheap suit.
In his last book - Virtual Reality - Robots Rule, Book Four, Investigative Journalist Atherton Cooper introduced you to the sc-fi world of VR.
Now, in this book, he takes you behind the scenes to meet the tech magicians, futurists and idealistic academics who are obsessively promoting "the next big thing."
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