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  • The Anubis Gates

    The Anubis Gates

    The Anubis Gates

    Tim Powers
    Character
    3.92 (15,018)

    Brendan doyle, a specialist in the work of the early-nineteenth century poet william ashbless, reluctantly accepts an invitation from a millionaire to act as a guide to time-travelling tourists. but while attending a lecture given by samuel taylor coleridge in 1810, he becomes marooned in regency london, where dark and dangerous forces know about the gates in time.caught up in the intrigue between rival bands of beggars, pursued by egyptian sorcerers, and befriended by coleridge, doyle somehow survives and learns more about the mysterious ashbless than he could ever have

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  • Peak Performance
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  • Principles

    Principles

    Principles

    Jeremy Bobb,Ray Dalio
    Business & Economics
    4.08 (45,960)

    In 1975, ray dalio founded an investment firm, bridgewater associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in new york city. forty years later, bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the united states, according to fortune magazine. dalio himself has been named to time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. along the way, dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture,

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  • Leadership and Self-Deception

    Leadership and Self-Deception

    Leadership and Self-Deception

    The Arbinger Institute
    Business & Economics
    4.11 (27,429)

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since its original publication in 2000, Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book’s popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages. Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and increase happiness. This new edition has been revised throughout to make the story even more compelling. And drawing on the extensive correspondence the authors have received over the years, they have added a section that outlines the many ways that readers have been using Leadership and Self-Deception to improve their lives and workplaces—areas such as team building, conflict resolution, and personal growth and development, to name a few. Read this extraordinary book and discover what millions already have learned—how to consistently tap into an innate ability that dramatically improves both your results and your relationships.

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  • Measure What Matters

    Measure What Matters

    Measure What Matters

    John E. Doerr
    Business & Economics
    4 (22,750)

    Measure what matters is about using objectives and key results (okrs), a revolutionary approach to goal-setting, to make tough choices in business. in 1999, legendary venture capitalist john doerr invested nearly $12 million in a startup that had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. doerr introduced the founders to okrs and with them at the foundation of their management, the startup grew from forty employees to more than 70,000 with a market cap exceeding $600 billion. the startup was google. since then doerr has

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  • Multipliers

    Multipliers

    Multipliers

    Greg McKeown,Liz Wiseman
    3.96 (9,920)

    Are you a genius or a genius maker? we've all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders. the first type drain intelligence, energy, and capability from the ones around them and always need to be the smartest ones in the room. these are the idea killers, the energy sappers, the diminishers of talent and commitment. on the other side of the spectrum are leaders who use their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capabilities of the people around them. when these leaders walk into a room, lightbulbs go

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  • Getting Things Done

    Getting Things Done

    Getting Things Done

    David Allen
    Business & Economics
    3.98 (146,474)

    In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. in getting things done, veteran coach and management consultant david allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance that he has introduced to tens of thousands of people across the country. allen's premise is simple: our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve effective productivity and unleash our creative potential. in getting things done allen shows how to:* apply the "do it, delegate it, defer it,

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  • Man's Search for Meaning

    Man's Search for Meaning

    Man's Search for Meaning

    Harold S. Kushner,Isle Lasch,Viktor E. Frankl,William J. Winslade
    Existential psychotherapy
    4.35 (520,549)

    Psychiatrist viktor frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. at the heart of his theory, known as logotherapy, is a conviction that the primary human drive is not pleasure but the pursuit of what we find meaningful. man's

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  • The 5 Love Languages

    The 5 Love Languages

    The 5 Love Languages

    Gary Chapman
    4.25 (351,624)

    Falling in love is easy. staying in love—that’s the challenge! how can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life? in the #1 new york times bestseller the 5 love languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, dr. gary chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting today. the 5 love languages is as practical

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  • Getting to Yes

    Getting to Yes

    Getting to Yes

    Bruce Patton,Roger Fisher,William Ury
    Business & Economics
    3.93 (69,038)

    Describes a method of negotiation that isolates problems, focuses on interests, creates new options, and uses objective criteria to help two parties reach an agreement amazon.com description: product description: since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, getting to yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. one of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the harvard negotiation project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. getting to yes offers a proven,

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  • Lead Yourself First
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  • Nonviolent Communication

    Nonviolent Communication

    Nonviolent Communication

    Arun Gandhi,Marshall B. Rosenberg
    4.32 (26,986)

    Do you hunger for skills to improve the quality of your relationships, to deepen your sense of personal empowerment or to simply communicate more effectively? unfortunately, for centuries our culture has taught us to think and speak in ways that can actually perpetuate conflict, internal pain and even violence. nonviolent communication partners practical skills with a powerful consciousness and vocabulary to help you get what you want peacefully.in this internationally acclaimed text, marshall rosenberg offers insightful stories, anecdotes, practical exercises and role-plays that will dramatically change your approach to communication

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