Turning Team Performance Inside Out
By Susan Nash
Improving team performance is made easy with this hands-on tool kit that focuses on what really matters: the dynamic interaction within the team of different personality types and temperaments. Building on a foundation of field-tested insight, the author explores how personality type and temperament influence the behavior of individual team members and shows how a powerful new model can turn insight into a plan of action to enhance team effectiveness and optimize team performance.
TLC at Work
By Donna Dunning
For coaches, corporate trainers, human resources professionals, and career counselors-anyone responsible for facilitating professional growth and development in others-TLC at Work offers a start-to-finish process and a comprehensive fieldbook of hands-on, interactive tools. Drawing on the key concepts of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality inventory and her twenty years of experience working with personality type, award-winning author and consultant Donna Dunning defines and describes-in a measureable way-five core competencies essential for workplace success. She delivers all the practical strategies, assessment tools, and step-by-step advice needed to help employees become self-directed, mindful, skilled communicators, able to learn readily and adapt easily to the challenges of today's workplace.
By Peter Jones
This is the book that budding entrepreneurs everywhere have been waiting for. Dragon's Den star Peter Jones will demonstrate how anyone can become successful - you just need guts, determination and ideas. In Tycoon, Peter offers his personal insight into the qualities and skills he believes every successful entrepreneur possesses. His Ten Golden Rules provide key building blocks for turning your ideas into successful businesses. He shows how to road test your ideas, create momentum behind a project, inject investors with enthusiasm for your ideas, and how to have the courage to risk failing in order to see your vision become a money-spinning reality. A hugely inspiring book - it's the ultimate guide to thinking like a millionaire and becoming one.
Tools for Team Leadership
By Gregory E. Huszczo
This self-study training guide puts the power of participative leadership into the hands of every manager, trainer, consultant, and team member struggling to help teams succeed. Packed with more than eighty new and field-tested tools, Tools for Team Leadership solves the mystery of why some teams-regardless of talent-succeed while others fail and delivers everything you need to master the "X-factor" skills of team leadership.
Tools for Team Excellence
By Gregory E. Huszczo
Team development is a process, not a program. There is always room for improvement, and in today's competitive marketplace, if you don't continue to improve, you won't survive. Going beyond either the trendy fads or philosophical approaches outlined in most current management literature, Tools for Team Excellence provides a candid look at team based management and a host of hands-on techniques for building, assessing, and improving team performance. Exercises and worksheets, questionnaires and assessment techniques, problem-solving guidelines and troubleshooting tips make this book immediately practical and valuable to team members, managers, consultants, and leaders. Drawn from the author's direct experience in over thirty years of working with teams, Tools for Team Excellence describes and elaborates on seven key components for creating effective teams. It shows how to address each of these key components, ensuring effective teams that will contribute to the success of an organization.
Time Management: Bullet Guides
By Mac Bride
Open this book and you will Conquer procrastination Stay in control Meet deadlines Achieve work/life balance
The Two-Second Advantage
By Vivek Ranadive And Kevin Maney
What makes a great CEO, statesman, performer or sportsman is their ability to anticipate events before they happen... to predict where a business trend - even a football - is going a split second before anyone else.The Two-Second Advantage explores the science behind the ways our brains act as predictive machines and shows how you too can learn the skills to put yourself those vital seconds ahead of the competition. And now technology is becoming just as skilful - anticipating what customers want before they know, traffic jams before they occur, and snags even before the problems happen. Computers too are learning how to 'think' and help us be ahead.Success comes from predicting the future with the right information and the right help just a fraction before anyone else. So here's how to give yourself The Two-Second Advantage.
This Is Not A Drill
By Paul Carter
The outrageous sequel to Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs (She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse) brings more great stories from the far side of civilization - hilarious, full of humour, colourful characters and dramatic action! Just another glorious day in the oilfield for Paul Carter! He's stuck in the middle of the Russian sea on a rig staffed by a crew from Azerbaijan. The choppers are older than him and can only fly by line of sight, turning back regularly due to the weather which gets particuarly interesting when they are past the point of no return with half there fuel gone and they are committed to finding the rig in a fog that's thicker than a Big Brother housemate. The closest thing to a hotel for miles around is the Asylum, a former soviet mental institution that now houses offshore personnel en-route to the rig, where his room mates are Vodka Bob - who drinks Guinness for breakfast when he's not on the rig - Sick Boy, who snores like a pit bull being hot-waxed and Sealbasher. In his inimitable style Paul Carter regales us with his colourful adventures from the front line of thee oil industry and the far side of civilization!
By Stephen Lundin And Carr Hagerm
Stephen Lundin has helped thousands of people to transform their businesses through the phenomenal bestselling FISH! series. Now, the pioneering author has developed a new formula for success that demonstrates how the energy, passion and dynamism that street performers bring to their art can be harnessed by managers to enliven businesses and to inject a massive boost to sales. In this engaging parable, Jim, a disciplined but uninspired sales manager encounters a street performer and is struck by his ability to engage his audience and how good he makes the people around him feel. The two join forces and the result is a book that is packed with innovative techniques to produce dramatic improvements in natural energy and sales performance. Top Performer's simple but life-changing lessons include:¬? - Claim Your Pitch (Own your work, and stand out as the unique and authentic you.)¬? - Mine the Mess (Look for inspiration in unexpected places.)¬? - Choose Your Close (Make it original, so they'll never forget you.)¬? - . . . and so much more!
Tips for New Managers: Bullet Guides
By Karen Mannering
What's in this book?Open this book and you will... - Master your new role - Lead effectively - Solve problems - Deliver resultsLearn essential management tips:- What is management?- Leading the way- Motivating the team- Creating a communication framework- Handling the budget- Effective delegation- Staff development- Managing performance issuesWhat are Bullet Guides?The answers you need - now.Clear and concise guides in a portable format. Information is displayed in an easy-to-read layout with helpful images and tables. Bullet Guides include all you need to know about a subject in a nutshell. Get right to the point without wading through loads of unnecessary information.
Transform Your Business
By Nina Dar
We are operating in a business world that is changing, arguably, faster than ever before. In these shape-shifting times, if business leaders don't change, there is a risk of being left behind. Nina Dar, founder of Cheeky Monkey Business Solutions, has paved the way for businesses of all sizes to achieve successful change through a unique transformation process. Now, these proven techniques that have led multinational companies through the tumultuous change process are available in one practical, focused guide to business transformation. The Cheeky Monkey Method proposes a uniquely human approach to business change. Using an intriguing mixture of science and magic, it focuses on delivering change by creating a map that everyone in the business can read. This invaluable step-by-step method combined with real-world case studies takes the reader through the transformation process in a no-nonsense and entertaining way, turning the traditional idea of business change on its head along the way. So, do you know you need or want to do something to transform your business but don't know where to start? This book is for you.
Tackling Tough Interview Questions In A Week
By Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
The ability to give a successful answers to tough interview questions is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Mo Shapiro and Alison Straw, leading experts on interviews as both coaches and practitioners, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to shine at an interview.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
Time Management In A Week
By Robert Ashton
The ability to make the most of your time is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Declan Treacy, a leading expert on time management whose advice has helped hundreds of thousands of people, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to manage your time successfully.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
The Trouble with Markets
By Roger Bootle
The latest financial crisis is explained in a historical context in Trouble with Markets. The Great Depression and other periods of economic downturn are investigated and exposed, as Roger Bootle walks readers through the roles of regulators and bankers, and blames financial crisis on the idea that markets can be left alone.
Thinking in Numbers
By Daniel Tammet
This is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes and everyday examples, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions and equations underpin all our lives.Inspired by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn's sixth finger or his mother's unpredictable behaviour, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person and how we can make sense of those we love.Thinking in Numbers will change the way you think about maths and fire your imagination to see the world with fresh eyes.
Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself
By Hugh Neill
Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to Trigonometry. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of trigonometry including the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, using trigonometry in three dimensions and for angles of any magnitude, and applications of trigonometry including radians, ratio, compound angles and circles related to triangles. Everything you will need is here in this one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.
The Thinking Effect
By Michael Vaughan
In a rapidly changing world there is an increasing need for critical, creative, and systems thinking. These abilities, though, are only gained through a virtuous circle of trying, reflecting, learning, and trying again; despite this, most organizations are still trying to develop these skills through linear approaches. The Thinking Effect by Michael Vaughan redefines smart thinking and effective learning - teaching how rather than what to think. Vaughan has spent his career teaching smart thinking to Fortune 500 companies and government agencies around the globe. By adopting this new thinking, leaders will learn how to develop "neural leadership" - understanding and engaging with the psychology of their team - while employees at all levels will learn how to: develop patterns of thought that differentiate top performers from those who merely do their jobs, increase productivity, improve problem-solving, and influence profitability, and become Value Workers who generate value for growth and a sustainable future. The Thinking Effect offers learning solutions, individual practices, and real-world applications to help companies break free from institutional processes that hinder fresh and innovative thought. The result is an engaged, valuable workforce that rethinks established practices - and thinking itself.
By Roberta Chinsky Matuson
Talent Magnetism offers straightforward, easy-to-apply techniques that help managers navigate the challenges of attracting and keeping talent to foster innovation and fuel growth. Roberta Matuson, bestselling author of Suddenly in Charge and award-winning management consultant, shows you how with: * Fresh techniques and creative ways to build an organization with talent magnetism, where top talent is pulled in with minimal effort on the employer's part. * Proven methods which focus on what today's post-recession workers value most. Hint: It isn't what you think! * Case studies of organizations that have achieved "magnetic" status without Toyotasized budgets. * Rules of Attraction: recommendations to propel you forward at warp speed. Drawing on real-life case studies and examples, Matuson demonstrates the new rules of workplace attraction and retention, helping you and your organization develop irresistible talent magnetism.
Tweet of the Day
By Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss
Imagine a jazz musician, improvising on a theme. Then imagine that he is able to play half a dozen instruments - not one after another, but almost simultaneously, switching effortlessly between instruments and musical styles with hardly a pause for breath. If you can countenance that, you are halfway towards appreciating the extraordinary song of the nightingale . . .Wherever we are, there are birds. And wherever there are birds, there is birdsong. It's always a pleasure (and a relief) to hear sounds which prove the world's still spinning: whether it's the sighing of migrating redwings on a damp October night, the twitter of swallows fresh in from South Africa in April or the call of the cuckoo in May. Based on the scripts of BBC Radio 4's beloved year-long series, and distilling two lifetimes' knowledge, insight and enthusiasm into these pages, Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss take you month by month through the year, and the changing lives of our favourite birds. From peregrines swapping sea-cliffs for skyscrapers to swifts spending almost their entire lives on the wing; from charms of goldfinches to murmurations of starlings; from ptarmigans thriving in the Highland snow to the bright green parakeets thronging London's parks; this book is packed full of extraordinary insights and memorable facts. Tweet of the Day is a book for everyone who loves Britain's birds.(Illustrations © Carry Akroyd)
The Third Screen
By Chuck Martin
With the "first screen"-the television-companies sent ads directly into consumers' living rooms, reaching millions with one campaign. The "second screen"-the personal computer-increased interaction between companies and consumers and allowed for immediate customer feedback. Now, the "third screen"-the mobile device- changed the game in an even more revolutionary way. The Third Screen: The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Marketing defines the implications, strategies, and tactics used to thrive in business during the mobile revolution. This revised, updated paperback links technological developments to behavioral changes, reveals the unexpected forces of the changes in mobile, and equips marketers and businesses for the future.