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Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Ambition Redefined

Kathryn Sollmann
Authors:
Kathryn Sollmann

It's time to acknowledge that not all working women are interested in climbing the corporate ladder or securing the corner office. Most want and need flexible, less life-consuming work to accommodate their real lives, and it's not weak, lacking ambition or letting down the sisterhood to pursue professional fulfillment and financial security through less lofty, or headline-making ways.Eye-opening and practical, Ambition Redefined is a welcome alternative to 'women's business books'. Sollmann calls it like it is: everyday women want and need flexible work that allows them to unapologetically pursue their own brand of ambition and success. She shows them how without sacrificing themselves, their careers or their families. Armed with practical insights and tools, readers will be empowered to go after opportunities beyond traditional definitions of work, career and success. They will learn why they should never leave the workforce, how to make a case for flexibility in a current full-time job, how to find flexible employers, industries and job functions and how to return to work after time away raising children or caring for elderly parents.

John Murray Learning

You Are a Badass at Making Money

Jen Sincero
Authors:
Jen Sincero

From the author of You Are A Badass, the New Your Times bestselling book everyone is talking about.YOU ARE A BADASS AT MAKING MONEY is the book you need if you've spent too much time watching money land in your bank account and then roll through your fingers. Jen Sincero went from living in a converted garage to traveling the world in 5-star luxury in a matter of years, and knows all too well the layers of BS one can get wrapped up in around money, as well as what it takes to dig your way out. In this funny, fascinating and practical book she goes in-depth on how powerful our thoughts are and how our bank accounts are mirrors for our beliefs about money. YOU ARE A BADASS AT MAKING MONEY combines laugh out loud comedy with life-changing concepts, all boiled down into manageable, bite-sized tips so that YOU can put them into practice and get life changing results.

Yellow Kite

Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time

Noël Janis-Norton
Authors:
Noël Janis-Norton

Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a tv, an ipad, a pc or a playstation children are spending more and more time absorbed in the digital world and for most parents it's a cause for concern.The most frequent question parenting expert Noel Janis Norton is asked by desperate parents is how to limit and manage screen time. Parents know their children became aggressive and stressed after prolonged time on an electronic device, and they know that it limits their child's willingness to do other activities, yet they are at a loss of what to do about it.In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, Noel adapts her proven parenting strategies to this most complex of areas. Using the latest scientific research to show just how addictive the digital world can be for the developing brain of a child, she using the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices and get back in charge.

Teach Yourself

Managing Stress At Work In A Week

Stephen Evans-Howe
Authors:
Stephen Evans-Howe

Managing stress just got easierThis book is written for managers as a simple, practical guide to the principles and techniques for managing stress at work. It looks at stress from an organizational perspective as well as highlighting practical steps individual managers can take to enable them to gain competitive advantage through effective management of their most valuable asset - their people. Even if you have no direct line-management responsibilities now, you can use what you have learnt to influence decision-makers,perhaps even your own line manager, to better manage stress in the workplace.This book will help you understand what stress is, why we get stressed and some of its physiological and psychological symptoms. You will learn about some of the background research into the psychology of stress and consider a variety of theories and models. More importantly, with this simple guidance, practical techniques and some relevant examples you will be able to create a challenging and supportive environment where people know what is expected, work hard, avoid burnout and make a real impact in your organization. As well as managing the stress of others at work, you will also find some useful tips and suggestions that you can adopt to take personal charge of your own stress levels, allowing you to relax, keep healthy and stay on top.Each of the seven chapters in Managing Stress In A Week covers a different aspect of stress:- Sunday: What is stress?- Monday: Understanding stress - some basic psychological and physiological aspects- Tuesday: Job roles, responsibility and level of control- Wednesday: Workload, work pressure and work environment- Thursday: Behaviours, conflict and support- Friday: Change management- Saturday: Personal responsibility and actions

John Murray Learning

The Success Code

John Lees
Authors:
John Lees

From personal influencing skills and positive psychology to handling relationships and communication, you're about to discover the simple truth about success'John Lees has re-written the rules on everything you thought you knew about successful self-projection, networking and effective communication' From the Foreword by Sarah Willingham of BBC's Dragons' DenThis is a book about getting noticed, but not a conventional book. It doesn't tell you to sell yourself, get out there, impress with power dressing or to have an elevator speech. Getting noticed doesn't have to mean over-selling. Over the course of this book, you will discover exciting research, positive psychology and advice from a range of experts that will help you make an authentic impact. By stepping just to the edge of your comfort zone, you will learn to project yourself onto the world of work. From personal influencing skills to presentations, this book decodes success for people who hate the idea of selling themselves. You'll rethink networking, learn how to talk about yourself in ways that others find easy to hear - and also directly influence what people say about you. You'll discover how you can project yourself in writing without looking as if you're pushing too hard, and learn to engage people in a way that sparks curiosity and leads to interesting offers.Written for both introverts and extroverts, THE SUCCESS CODE shows you how to find an authentic voice even if your style is naturally self-effacing. You'll learn to get your name 'front of mind' by making sure the right messages about you come across even when you're not in the room. This is your game plan for getting noticed.Are you ready?'A pragmatic and insightful guide to building reputation and impact that anyone can learn from' Penny de Valk, Managing Director, Penna Talent Practice 'If you would rather climb the stairs than get in the lift to do an elevator pitch, then buy this book' Dr Carole Pemberton, Coaching to Solutions, Executive coach and author'Packed with helpful facts, insightful quotes and practical tips' Ian Nicholas, Chief HR Officer, REED Specialist Recruitment Ltd'A great resource in aiding your development' Gordon McFarland - HR Director - Global Professional Services'Full of practical advice and tips and will help you find your voice and achieve success in an authentic way' Zoe Shackle, HR Director AMC Networks International

Teach Yourself

Secrets of Productive People

Mark Forster
Authors:
Mark Forster

Discover the 50 secrets that productive people know - complete with strategies for putting them into practice.What do productive people know that the rest of us don't? Do they have a secret recipe for success? Is there a special alchemy to being productive? The Secrets of Productive People reveals the 50 things you need to know to get things done. Each chapter outlines one of the 50 ideas and gives three strategies for putting it into practice. Some ideas will surprise you, all will inspire you. Put these simple strategies together and you have a recipe for a better life, a formula that will unlock a more productive you. Whether you want to improve your efficiency, clear your desk, or be on top of your work, this book provides the tools and techniques you need to be more productive. With dedicated sections on having a productive attitude, managing specific projects, aids to productivity and productivity in action, it gives you everything you need to know.

John Murray Learning

Sales Genius

Graham Jones
Authors:
Graham Jones

The fast-track MBA in salesImagine having instant access to the world's smartest thinking on sales - and being shown exactly what to do to guarantee that you get your own selling right, every time. Sales Genius makes it easy to apply what researchers know about brilliant selling to the real world. 40 chapters based on hundreds of cutting-edge business and psychology research projects reveal what works and what doesn't work in sales. Each of the 40 chapters is a mini-masterclass in selling, explaining the research and showing you how to apply it for yourself.In Sales, conventional wisdom often says one thing while research says another. Sales Genius cuts through the noise to bring you proven research and techniques for applying it that will simply make you a better salesperson.Quick to read and intensely practical, this book will bring a little sales genius into your day.'Fascinating insights that explode some of the myths around sales, sales management and sales strategy' Phil Jesson, Academy for Chief Executives'What a great read... An insightful look at the world of sales' Anthony Stears, The Telephone Assassin 'As a sales specialist I'm impressed by the amount of detailed research which supports the information in each chapter' Andrew Docker, Andrew Docker Associates

Hodder & Stoughton

Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management

Mark Forster
Authors:
Mark Forster

Mark Forster's book "Get Everything Done and Still Have Time to Play" took an entirely new approach to time management. One of his most important points was that once we have taken on a commitment, prioritising does not work because we need to do everything relating to that commitment. In the six years since he wrote the book as he has reached thousands of people through writing, seminars and coaching, he has continued to develop and refine his methods . He has now perfected even more effective methods of getting everything done through the introduction of some radical new ideas, including closed lists, the manyana principle and the "will do" list. He is brilliant at helping people to use new forms of communication effectively so that they do not become a tyrant. The result is a complete system which will enable almost anyone to complete one day's work in one day.

Teach Yourself

The Beating Shyness Workbook: Teach Yourself

Dena Michelli
Authors:
Dena Michelli

It's often said that around 30% of the population have introverted personalities and of those, 70% are shy. So if you sometimes feel overwhelmed doing things in public, you're far from alone!This book provides a practical workbook that will help you identify effective tools to overcome your shyness, and help you to develop a deeper understanding of themselves through bite-sized chunks of learning. By tackling the root of the issue and identifying the triggers of shyness -- theoretically and personally -- you'll be equipped to develop greater self-esteem and confidence.

Teach Yourself

The Business Plan Coach: Teach Yourself

Iain Maitland
Authors:
Iain Maitland
Teach Yourself

Speed Reading In A Week

Tina Konstant
Authors:
Tina Konstant

The ability to read, understand and remember material is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Tina Konstant, a leading expert on speed reading as both a coach and a practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to quickly deal with large amounts of reading.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!

Teach Yourself

Assertiveness In A Week

Dena Michelli
Authors:
Dena Michelli
Teach Yourself

Coaching In A Week

Matt Somers
Authors:
Matt Somers

The ability to coach employees successfully is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Matt Somers, a leading expert on coaching as both a coach and a trainer of coaches, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to coach 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!

Teach Yourself

How to Remember Anything: Teach Yourself

Mark Channon
Authors:
Mark Channon

What would you do if you could remember anything? "How to Remember Anything" shows how a radically improved memory can add real value in life and in business and can help build your career and your personal life. It is full of practical techniques that will not just show you how to remember things such as numbers, dates and facts, but also real and innovative insight into new ways of learning and processing information that could completely change your life. The goal of this book is to show you how to use your new, improved memory to enhance your career, your personal life and your leisure time, and because of this it is more practical and transformational than any other 'Memory boosting' title available.

Hodder & Stoughton

Change Your Life in 30 Days

Rhonda Britten
Authors:
Rhonda Britten

CHANGE YOUR LIFE IN 30 DAYS takes you on a thirty-day journey that will help you make extraordinary changes in your life. Rhonda focuses on breaking the myths that keep you locked in fear and unable to be true to yourself. With her trademark sensitivity and humour, insight and advice, Rhonda helps define life goals and outline the steps needed to reach these goals. For anyone who has ever wanted a fresh start or tried to make major life changes and failed, the answer lies within this book.

Intercultural Press

The Art of Crossing Cultures

Craig Storti
Authors:
Craig Storti

Adjusting to a new culture and getting along with the local people challenge everyone who lives and works abroad. Whether in business, diplomacy, education, or as a long-term visitor abroad, anyone can be blind-sided by a lack of international knowledge and experience and be caught at a disadvantage. In this completely revised and expanded edition of the classic The Art of Crossing Cultures, Craig Storti shows what it takes to encounter a new culture head-on an succeed. This one-of-a-kind guidebook to bridging the cultural divide - with more than 50,000 copies sold worldwide - incorporates a stellar sampling of the writings of some of the world's greatest writers, poets and observers of the human condition. Through the vivid perceptions and words of such literary legends as Noel Coward, Graham Greene, Rudyard Kipling, E. M. Forster, Mark Twain, Evelyn Waugh, and others, Storti paints an intimate portrait of the personal challenges of adjusting to another culture: anticipating differences, managing the temptation to withdraw, and gradually adjusting expectations of behaviour to fit reality. This timely new edition focuses special attention on how to deal with country and culture shock and includes many new examples of cross-cultural misunderstandings - particularly in business. Storti breaks new ground with his easy-to-understand model of cultural adjustment and tips on how to master the process and develop adaptive strategies - the heart of the cross-cultural experience.

Hodder & Stoughton

How to Make Your Dreams Come True

Mark Forster
Authors:
Mark Forster

Most people think of life as either something that happens to them or as something which they have to bend to their will. Life in short is seen as a series of problems requiring solutions. As a result people spend much of their lives either in escape activities or driving themselves to achieve, often both at the same time.But life becomes qualitatively different when we see it as a theatre in which we decide what is going to happen and then let it happen in the way that an artist will allow his or her creation to appear. This book is an example of the message that it teaches. Forster records methodically how he himself stopped struggling to work against his own feelings and to let his life happen. Exciting and inspiring, his own story with accompanying exercises for the reader prove the life-changing fact - that when we give priority to the workings of our unconscious minds we can trust them not to let us down.

Hodder & Stoughton

Get Everything Done

Mark Forster
Authors:
Mark Forster

Graham Jones

Graham Jones is an Internet Psychologist who helps businesses understand the online behaviour of their customers and website visitors. He was one of the first psychologists in the world to start investigating the way human behaviour has adapted to the online world. He speaks at conferences on the topic and is a consultant to a number of businesses, helping them engage more fully with their online customers, thereby helping to improve their brand, sales and profits. Graham is an Associate Lecturer at The Open University and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Buckingham. He is also a regular guest on TV and Radio talking about the Internet and is frequently interviewed by journalists from around the world about the topic of online behaviour.

Kathryn Sollmann

For 15 years Kathryn Sollmann has been a recognized leader in helping women navigate the many stages of work and life while juggling two major caregiving roles-for children and aging parents. Through Kathryn's entrepreneurial venture, 9 Lives for Women, a blog and coaching practice, she has moved theconversation away from merely the pros and cons of work vs. motherhood to a more significant one: firmly establishing the link between work and a woman's ability to achieve long-term financial security. Her emphasis on women's financial independence has generated event-sponsorship funding from corporate wealth-management giants, including AXA Advisors, Fidelity, Raymond James, Cigna and Wells Fargo. With good humour, no-nonsense delivery, and a unique ability to educate and motivate, Kathryn is a frequent speaker, seminar leader, and inspirational voice for women in all work and life stages.