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  • Your Brain at Work, Revised and Updated

    Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

    by David Rock ...
    A researcher and consultant burrows deep inside the heads of one modern two-career couple to examine how each partner processes the workday—revealing how a more nuanced understanding of the brain can allow us to better organize, prioritize, recall, and sort our daily lives.Emily and Paul are the parents of two young children, and professionals with different careers. Emily is the newly promoted ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Work Won't Love You Back

    How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

    by Sarah Jaffe ...
    A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives.You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." Whether it's working for "exposure" and "experience," or enduring poor treatment in the name of "being part of the family," all ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor

    The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi

    by Les Leopold ...
    A CIA-connected labor union, an assassination attempt, a mysterious car crash, listening devices, and stolen documents--everything you'd expect from the latest thriller. Yet, this was the reality of Tony Mazzocchi, the Rachel Carson of the U.S. workplace; a dynamic labor leader whose legacy lives on in today's workplaces and ongoing alliances between labor activists and environmentalists, and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Mom Test: How to Talk to Customers & Learn if Your Business is a Good Idea When Everyone is Lying to You

    The Mom Test is a quick, practical guide that will save you time, money, and heartbreak. They say you shouldn't ask your mom whether your business is a good idea, because she loves you and will lie to you. This is technically true, but it misses the point. You shouldn't ask anyone if your business is a good idea. It's a bad question and everyone will lie to you at least a little. As a matter of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Sparked

    Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive

    Discover your unique imprint for work that makes you come alive, fills you with meaning, joy, purpose, and possibility, then spend the rest of your life doing it.We’re all born with a certain “imprint” for work that makes us come alive. This is your "Sparketype®," your DNA-level driver of work that lets you know, deep down, you’re doing what you’re here to do. Work that motivates you, fills you ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Unspoken Rules

    Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right

    by Gorick Ng ...
    In this practical and easy-to-read guide, Harvard career advisor Gorick Ng breaks down the critical workplace skills needed for success and provides those new to the working world—or workers going through a professional transition—with tips, templates, and checklists for learning how to navigate relationships, manage workloads, and exceed manager expectations.Full of practical content and engaging ... Read more

    $18.79 USD

  • Selling Information: How You Can Create, Market and Sell Knowledge in Any Field!

    by Fred Gleeck ...
    You can get a piece of the action in information marketing, which is fast becoming the hottest business of the 21st Century. This book will show you the inside secrets to make a fortune creating, marketing and selling information in ANY field. You don’t even have to be a subject matter expert yourself. No academic theory, no mumbo jumbo, just the straight scoop on how to do things right. The ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Don't Take Yes for an Answer

    Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results

    by Steve Herz ...
    One of the nation's premier talent agents and career advisors shows you how to catapult your career and your life forward with three key communication strategies—Authority, Warmth, and Energy.A self-empowerment guide to achieving your fullest professional and personal potential, Don’t Take YES for An Answer explains why positive feedback limits personal and professional growth and then teaches you ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Arts & Numbers

    A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class

    The creative class-artists, actors, writers, musicians, freelancers, dancers, performers, and the like-are known for applying their passion for creative expression to everything they do. Perhaps the one thing that most fills this group with apprehension is the rigid world of numbers. This leads to problems arising from the unconventional financial and business situations of creative professionals, ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Genius Habit

    How One Habit Can Radically Change Your Work and Your Life

    by Laura Garnett ...
    Make your job the right jobMaybe you're a young professional just starting to think seriously about what you want out of your career. Maybe you've been job hopping for a few years and haven't found the perfect fit. Or maybe you want to launch your career to a new level and bring fresh energy to your work. In The Genius Habit, performance strategist Laura Garnett shows you how the path to finding ... Read more

    $18.79 USD $2.99 USD

  • Profitable Podcasting

    Grow Your Business, Expand Your Platform, and Build a Nation of True Fans

    When nearly every business has a blog, it's tough to make yours stand out. But did you know there's a much better tool for spreading influence and generating revenue--one with far less competition? Podcasting offers rich opportunities, especially if you get in early and do it right. Author and CEO Stephen Woessner wants to share with you the secrets he learned in podcasting while building a $2 ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021

    Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success

    With timeless advice, up-to-the-minute insights, and more than ten million copies sold over fifty years, the world’s most popular and best-selling career guide is fully revised and expanded for 2021.In today’s challenging job-market, as recent grads face a shifting economic landscape and seek work that pays and inspires, as workers are laid off mid-career, and as people search for an inspiring ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Pumpkin Plan

    A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field

    Each year Americans start one million new businesses, nearly 80 percent of which fail within the first five years. Under such pressure to stay alive—let alone grow—it’s easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in a never-ending cycle of “sell it—do it, sell it—do it” that leaves them exhausted, frustrated, and unable to get ahead no matter how hard they try.This is the exact situation Mike ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Great Jobs for Sociology Majors

    It isn't always obvious what a college major can offer to the workplace. Great Jobs books help students and recent college graduates explore the possibilities in their majors and provide:Guidance on how to present a major as a workplace asset during an interviewA primer for new college grads on how to conduct a job searchWays to use a college major in the real world ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • What Should I Do with My Life?

    The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question

    by Po Bronson ...
    “Brimming with stories of sacrifice, courage, commitment and, sometimes, failure, the book will support anyone pondering a major life choice or risk without force-feeding them pat solutions.”—Publishers WeeklyIn What Should I Do with My Life? Po Bronson tells the inspirational true stories of people who have found the most meaningful answers to that great question. With humor, empathy, and insight ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • No Shortcuts

    Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

    The crisis of the progressive movement is so evident that nothing less than a fundamental rethinking of its basic assumptions is required. Today's progressives now work for professional organizations more comfortable with the inside game in Washington DC (and capitols throughout the West), where they are outmatched and outspent by corporate interests. Labor unions now focus on the narrowest ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Personal Branding and Marketing Yourself

    The Three PS Marketing Technique as a Guide to Career Empowerment

    Whether you are seeking a new position, changing roles within an organization, or taking charge of your career planning, marketing yourself is the best way to seize these opportunities. Yet few of us are ready and able to talk about our talents, accomplishments, and the value we have to offer. In this engaging, timely, and informative book, acclaimed career, executive coach, trainer, and ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Entrepreneurial You

    Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

    by Dorie Clark ...
    In the new freelance, independent, work-from-wherever-you-are economy, millions of professionals of all stripes are looking for ways to increase their impact, make more money, diversify their revenue streams, and shape their careers as they see fit. This book provides a blueprint for doing just that.Clear blueprint for professional/economic independence.Chapters with concrete description of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Getting from College to Career Revised Edition

    Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

    Get Ready for the Real WorldHow do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It’s the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • You Majored in What?

    Designing Your Path from College to Career

    Fully revised and updated in 2017, the revolutionary career guide for a new generation of job-seekers, from one of the U.S.’s top career counselors“So what are you going to do with your major?”It’s an innocent question that can haunt students from high school to graduate school and beyond.Relax. Your major is just the starting point for designing a meaningful future. In this indispensable guide, ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Purple Squirrel: Stand Out, Land Interviews, and Master the Modern Job Market

    by Michael Junge ...
    Most job seekers spend dozens or hundreds of hours hunting for work - and are lucky to receive a handful of responses from interested employers. Others update a few online profiles and magically the phone starts ringing. Ever wonder why a given resume compels instant interview requests while others produce almost no response at all? Or why some people consistently convert interviews into job ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • How to Be Everything

    A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up

    What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a familiar question we're all asked as kids. While seemingly harmless, the question has unintended consequences. It can make you feel like you need to choose one job, one passion, one thing to be about. Guess what? You don't.Having a lot of different interests, projects and curiosities doesn't make you a "jack-of-all-trades, master of none." Your ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • People's Guide to Publishing

    Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business From the Ground Up

    by Joe Biel ...
    So, you want to publish books.Drawing on 23 years of experience operating an independent publishing company, Joe Biel has written the most accessible and comprehensive guide to running a successful publishing business. You'll learn all the skills of the trade, including how to:Develop your individual books to connect with readers on a practical and emotional levelChoose between offset printed, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • IQ and Psychometric Test Workbook

    Essential Preparation for Verbal Numerical and Spatial Aptitude Tests and Personality Tests

    by Philip Carter ...
    series Testing Series
    Although most people believe that there is little we can do to improve the intelligence we were born with, the brain can be exercised just like any other part of the body. Thought processes and intelligence scoring can be improved by practising different types of testing.This title from IQ expert Philip Carter is a companion volume to the bestselilng IQ and Psychometric Tests, and it includes not ... Read more

    $14.39 USD