Description : Everyone wants to be happy. But it's a lot easier said than done. Most books on happiness are fixated on particular routes to happiness, such as wealth, NLP, positive thinking, or mindfulness. This book takes a more joined-up approach, using each of these techniques, but also including the latest scientific research on what really makes us happy (clue: it's not the things you think).
Description : Sometimes being just ‘good’ just isn’t good enough. Sometimes we all need to be brilliant. In just 90 days, How To Be Brilliant will show you how to change the way you think and behave so that you can embrace every day, every experience and every opportunity with positivity, energy, enthusiasm and inspiration. Michael Heppell, author of the bestselling book Flip It, will introduce you to over 50 amazing tricks, tips and tools that, when properly applied, will move you and your life on to a whole new, exciting level. This is the level where you really shine. It’s the level where you believe anything is possible. And it’s the level where you start living your dreams and becoming the person you always wished you could be. So don’t just be good; learn to be brilliant and discover a better way of being.
Description : Do you ever find yourself putting off something that you need to do but you don't want to do? Even though you know you are doing it? And even though it makes you feel guilty? If so, you are one of millions of procrastinators, and this book can help you. Unlike other books on the subject, it starts by explaining the common causes of procrastination, which can range from the psychological (fear of failure, or performance anxiety) to the practical (the task is boring or repulsive). This understanding will form the first step of your journey from procrastination to productivity - a journey in which you will be accompanied all the way by Adrian Tannock, an ex-procrastinator who is now a prolific author and coach, with qualifications in hypnotherapy and NLP.
Description : Speaking in public can be fun – honestly! Whatever the occasion, whatever the content, whatever the situation, this book will teach you everything you need to know to plan, prepare and deliver any speech or presentation and will give you the skills to deliver it with style, wit, charm and confidence. Discover expert tips, tricks, tools and techniques that will help you build on skills and abilities you already have so you can stand up in front of any audience and really wow them. Whether you’re looking for help in overcoming your fears and building your confidence, or whether you’re already quite good and want to polish your performance, this book will help you. Anyone can learn to speak in public. This book will show you how even you can do it brilliantly.
Description : This book will help you see that management is a responsibility, not a reward; this changes the fundamental mindset and in doing so makes you a better manager. You will learn: How to focus on what you need to achieve How to improve the day to day activities and outputs of your team How to avoid taking on too much ownership How to develop your people to make their, and your, jobs easier How to survive (and thrive) when times are tough Sunday: Get your paradigm right Monday: Improve your focus Tuesday: Improve your communication Wednesday: Improve your individuals, including yourself Thursday: Improve your processes Friday: Improve your teamwork Saturday: Use a ruler, not rules
Description : Do you find the constant stream of daily life (meetings, emails, phone calls, tasks) gets on top of you? Is it difficult for you to find peace and quiet? Do you worry about stress or burn-out? Are you concerned that the everyday is distracting you from what really matters? If any of these apply to you, then this is the book for you. For thousands of years, human beings have known that the discipline of solitude is the path to finding lasting peacefulness. From Moses and Jesus, to Bill Gates and Nelson Mandela, great people have relied on the power of taking time out. This practical book is full of timeless wisdom on how you can find solitude even in a world which demands your attention 24/7, and on how to use this 'time out' to recharge your batteries, reinvigorate your body, and refocus your life.
Description : At any time, one in twenty people suffers from severe, clinical depression. If you or someone close to you may be one of them, this is book will be your perfect companion through your depression. No book can claim to 'cure' depression, which is a serious illness for which people should seek medical help. What this book does is demystify the illness, help remind you that you're not alone, provide moving case studies of people who have been in similar situations, and talk you through some practical things you can do to alleviate the effects of depression. It also explains the key treatments, including medication, cognitive behavioural therapy, and alternative therapies.
Description : Complete Polish is a comprehensive book and audio language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -20 learning units plus grammar appendix and word glossary -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Poland -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Polish (for use with CD, bought separately) -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress In this pack you'll get a 320-page book. Also available: Get Started in Beginner's Polish (ISBN 9781444174830). Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
Description : Commissioning editors say good dialogue is one of the first things that make a book stand out from the crowd - and similarly, that clunky direct speech is one of the first things that will send a book straight from the slushpile to the rejections bin. But while many other aspects of writing are pored over in intense detail, there have been very few books on the art of writing successful dialogue. In this practical guide for aspiring writers of all levels, Irving Weinman, himself a published writer and well-known creative writing tutor, uses case studies to help you explore how to write good dialogue, and gives you a range of fun and challenging exercises that will help you, to, to write brilliant dialogue.
Description : If people perceive you to have an anger management problem, it's likely you spend most of your time dealing with the consequences of this, rather than the causes. This practical book, full of diagnostic questionnaires and immediately applicable advice, will help you to understand the causes of your angry reactions, and instead channel your emotions into directions which will enable you to have more successful relationships in your business and personal life.