Any travel guide to Rome will urge visitors to go the Colosseum, but none answers a simple question: Why is it called the Colosseum?The History of Rome in 12 Buildings: A Travel Companion to the Hidden Secrets of The Eternal City is compelling, concise, and fun, and takes you behind the iconic buildings to reveal the hidden stories of the people that forged the Roman Empire.Typical travel guid... read more
Just as we should think before we speak, we need to think before we write.Most of us are not poets or novelists, but we are all writers. We email, text, and post; we craft memos and reports, menus and outdoor signage, birthday cards and sticky notes on the fridge.Get a Grip on Your Grammar is a grammar book for those who hate grammar books, a writing resource filled with quick answers and a pl... read more
Today's workplaces are dynamic, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that tension can develop quickly and ruinously. The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook is the ideal resource for anyone ready to confront conflict at work rather than run from it. Managed correctly, conflict can be a positive source for innovation and creativity.Using examples drawn from a wide range of corporate and entreprene... read more
Achieving and sustaining success is difficult. Why do some people struggle to get started or stay the course? Why do others seem to sabotage their hard-earned victories? What makes some people stumble and fall, when they seem to possess the requisite skills to soar? Most importantly, what can be done to change these patterns and their outcomes?Based on years of research, Mastering Fear answers... read more
A small business is not just a scaled-down version of a big one. In fact, some of the strategies that work well for larger companies may actually be completely irrelevant for smaller firms.Small Business for Big Thinkers offers unconventional but proven strategies to run a better small business. It also provides a roadmap for owners looking to expand their small businesses by doing more busine... read more
Credit card expert Beverly Harzog shares how she went from being a credit card disaster to a credit card diva.When Beverly got out of college, she spent the next 10 years racking up debt on seven credit cards. Credit card limits, she believed, were merely "guidelines," certainly not anything to be taken seriously...especially if she was in dire need of a new pair of shoes. The fact that she wa... read more
Many people fear public speaking more than death. Most wish they could do it better, or at least avoid the sweating, stuttering jitters that plague them before any presentation or speech.Vikas Jhingran has been there. He was so poor at speaking in public that his supervisor wouldn't let him make presentations to clients--even when he had done all the work.Surprisingly, few professional speaker... read more
Deep within your mind is a realm filled with powerful symbols that drive your thoughts, behaviors, and actions--often without your knowledge. This is the hidden world of "archetypes": universal symbols responsible for who you are, how the world sees you, and what you believe about yourself and your life's purpose.The Power of Archetypes will help you identify, understand, and work with the arc... read more
The world today comes with a list of challenges. Figuring out how to get your feet planted and get your finances on track should be easier, but we're not always prepared with the best information despite the best education. Enter The Millennial Money Fix, a candid guide to understand how to handle your money with the obstacles of today.This book will get you through each step including:Identif... read more
We live in an evolving economic environment, one in which job security and career certainty are distant memories. The old rules for navigating the turbulent waters of employment just don’t apply anymore. In the face of these ongoing changes, it’s easy to become fearful and discouraged.In The Career Catapult, innovative career consultant Roopa Unnikrishnan shows you how to gaze into this uncert... read more
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