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    1. Why We Want You to be Rich: Two
    $15.64
    2. Me to We: Finding Meaning in a
    $22.17
    3. The Official Guide for GMAT Review,
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    4. Business Communication: Process
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    5. Crucial Conversations: Tools for
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    6. Now, Discover Your Strengths
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    7. How to Win Friends & Influence
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    8. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
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    9. The Gregg Reference Manual: A
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    10. How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive
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    11. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
    $122.50
    12. National Electrical Code 2005
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    13. The One Minute Manager Anniversary
    $146.70
    14. Management (8th Edition)
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    15. The Art of Possibility: Transforming
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    1. Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men - One Message
    by Rich Press
    Hardcover (09 October, 2006)
    list price: $24.95 -- our price: $14.97
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    Isbn: 1933914025
    Sales Rank: 24
    Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars You will learn from this book if you are ready and willing to do the work
    There is a basic rule in taking advice:Never take it from someone who has not achieved the thing you want to achieve. That means, if you want to be rich, you must learn to ignore people who are not rich when they spew their opinions at you. This rule has never been more relevant than now, when comparing these two men of great achievement with the envious, entitlement-minded people who are disparaging the book with ignorant, negative reviews.
    2-0 out of 5 stars Kiyosaki is a broken record
    After reading this book and Rich Dad Poor Dad, I have come to one conclusion...Robert Kiyosaki is a broken record. How many times can I read him write the same sentance and paragraph- over and over again in the same book?Kiyosaki's portion of the book provides some surface information but little depth on how to become wealthy, eventhough he specifically claims that he wants to teach us how to become rich.His writing style is a bit arrogant and provides little value to a person wishing to learn about personal finance.I agree with previous reviews about this book being a cheerleader book.
    1-0 out of 5 stars Don't bother
    I borrowed this from a friend so I didn't bother spending any money so at least I'm not kicking myself.However, like another reviewer stated, this is mainly a cheerleading session.If you really want something logical to read that involves personal finance and building wealth, read something by Dave Ramsey.The only REAL way you can get rich (without winning or inheriting money) is by working hard, paying off debt, learn to use a budget, stop borrowing money, and quit saying "I want it and I want it now."It's called common sense. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Consumer Finance    3. Entrepreneurship    4. Finance, Personal    5. Investments    6. Personal Finance    7. Personal Finance - General    8. Rich people    9. Business & Economics / Personal Finance / General   


    2. Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World
    by Fireside
    Hardcover (26 September, 2006)
    list price: $23.00 -- our price: $15.64
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    Isbn: 0743298314
    Sales Rank: 525
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Absolutely loved it
    Me to We was a great addition to my book shelf although it won't spend much time there.This is one of those books that I will pass on to others.
    5-0 out of 5 stars A selfless "self-help" book...that actually works
    I couldn't put it down. This book has everything you need to improve your life and the lives of the people around you. I've read other self-help books but they were never very helpful. After reading this one I was completely inspired. Last night I signed up to volunteer in my community! From now on I am definitely going to live from me to we.

    5-0 out of 5 stars craig and marc know what they're talking about
    I once saw the Kielburgers on the news so I decided to give their book a try. I was very impressed, these guys pack a lot of knowledge for their age. I'm going to buy this book for my family so I can pass along the message of Me to We. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Altruism    2. Applied Ethics    3. Conduct of life    4. Ethics & Moral Philosophy    5. Helping behavior    6. Inspirational    7. Inspirational - General    8. Motivational & Inspirational    9. Personal Growth - General    10. Self-Help    11. Volunteer Work    12. Self-Help / Personal Growth / General   


    3. The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 11th Edition
    by Graduate Management Admission
    Paperback (September, 2005)
    list price: $36.95 -- our price: $22.17
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    Isbn: 0976570904
    Sales Rank: 78
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars The best book ever
    Actually I had the previous version of this book and after reviewing other comments, I decided that the previous version would be more than enough for me. What I want to share with you here is how I succeeded from 540 to 740.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Study Tool
    This book has many practice problems, but the overall review of the materials is lacking. If you aren't up to scratch on the math and verbal already, you should consider spending on some other review materials. Make sure you time yourself while doing the problems -- timing isKEY. I used this book along with Princeton's Verbal Workout.It worked out.

    5-0 out of 5 stars All you need to know and review for the GMAT
    This comprehensive book gives you all the details and tips on how to prepare for the exam.Lots of exercises and explanation of the answers.It comprises all of the GMAT sections. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Business / Economics / Finance    2. Business Education    3. Education    4. Educational Tests And Measurements    5. GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)    6. Study Aids    7. Test Prep   


    4. Business Communication: Process and Product (with InfoTrac)
    by South-Western College Pub
    Hardcover (23 February, 2005)
    list price: $131.95 -- our price: $124.48
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    Isbn: 0324223048
    Sales Rank: 11963
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Student review
    My writing has improved 200% because of the information presented in this book.I am a junior marketing major at Northern Illinois University.This text is enjoyable to read with great visuals and equally interesting real- world examples.I will definitely keep this book.The skills learned from this book will guide me in my career for years to come.Thank you for writing this book and to my professor for choosing this book.

    1-0 out of 5 stars TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!
    never received book, still havent to this day, ordered it over a month ago... dont trust this guy!!!

    5-0 out of 5 stars BUSINESS WRITING INSTRUCTION TAKES QUANTUM LEAP!
    As a college business communication instructor and corporate writing consultant of 20+ years, I feel my career is about to take a quantum leap forward with my discovery of this magnificent compendium of materials.Mary Ellen Guffey has done ALL the hard work!Juicy, readable text:done.Riveting "inside" information on cool corporations:done.Web-based support?Manuals?PowerPoints?Videos?Done.Fresh writing prompts, some packaged with the research already done?Done.With my old text, I've been drowning in an attempt to supplement and update and enrich the dated material enough to keep it relevant and arresting.Now I'm finding that I have plenty of time to interact with students over their own writing and presentations.I've always felt one-on-one and small-group interaction to be a huge part of my mission as a classroom teacher.Thanks to Mary Ellen Guffey, I'm able to do more of it, while spending less time overall on take-home work.Thank you, Mary Ellen, from the trenches--not just for a marvelous tool, but for a whole toolbox full of them. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business / Economics / Finance    3. Business Communication - General    4. Business English    5. Business Writing    6. Business communication    7. Business/Economics    8. Communication In Business    9. English language    10. Written Communication In Business    11. Business & Economics / Business Communication    12. Business communication & presentation   


    5. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
    by McGraw-Hill
    Paperback (18 June, 2002)
    list price: $16.95 -- our price: $11.53
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    Isbn: 0071401946
    Sales Rank: 128
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars 95% of us need this book
    The successful companies are not afraid to confront the problem when it arises and discuss it rationally.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Great pairing Amazon!
    When I read "Crucial Conversations" I found myself tearing through it in long spurts, driven by an intense interest in the authors' discussion of how we handle those tough circumstances life throws our way. It makes the case that we all need to understand our style for handling the inevitable duress of a difficult conversation, and they complement theories with excellent, actionable strategies that work well in the real world.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent roadmap
    This book is not your everyday self help book.It provides a fail-safe roadmap for tough communications.
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    Subjects:  1. Business Communication - General    2. Communication    3. General    4. Interpersonal Communication    5. Interpersonal Relations    6. Psychology    7. Self-Help    8. Business & Economics / Business Communication    9. Popular psychology    10. Conversation   


    6. Now, Discover Your Strengths
    by Free Press
    Hardcover (29 January, 2001)
    list price: $30.00 -- our price: $18.00
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    Isbn: 0743201140
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Effectively managing personnel--as well as one's own behavior--is an extraordinarily complex task that, not surprisingly, has been the subject of countless books touting what each claims is the true path to success. That said, Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton's Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Take work from your strengths
    A fantastic book of weekness and strength, a human being is a mixture of weekness and strength equally and those among us who take work with thier strength come out successful regardless of the profession they are involve in, they can focus on thier strength rather than weakness, positive attitude regardless all the adversaries of a life. I learned a great deal out of this Marcus Buckingham book and I strongly recommend to the book lovers don't miss this one.

    5-0 out of 5 stars What a Novel Concept
    By:Jeffrey W. Bennett, Founder of LayMentor and author of Under the Lontar Palm.
    2-0 out of 5 stars Ok~ but I think the Keirsey Temperment Test is more accurate - and cheaper.
    This book has its good points. If anything, it helps you put into words what you wantfrom a supervisor, but it is not very accurate. The online test does not account for a difference between when 2 of their options are both exactly like you, or if they don't describe you at all. This messes up the results, and it did not describe me very well. I am not just in denial. I have taken a lot of personality type tests, like the Keirsey Temperment sorter and have a pretty good idea of my strengths. So, although this book is pretty good in making you understand the importance of incouraging your strengths, it still leaves you wondering about how you fit in to their terminology.
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    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business / Economics / Finance    3. Business Life - Inspirational    4. Business/Economics    5. Career Planning (General)    6. Careers - General    7. Employee motivation    8. Management    9. Motivation (Psychology)    10. Motivational    11. Advice on careers & achieving success    12. Business & Economics / Management   


    7. How to Win Friends & Influence People
    by Pocket
    Mass Market Paperback (15 February, 1990)
    list price: $7.99 -- our price: $7.99
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    Isbn: 0671723650
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    This grandfather of all people-skills books was first published in 1937. It was an overnight hit, eventually selling 15 million copies. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Outstanding!
    Dale Carnegie is one of the authors I have admired for so long. There are numerous reasons why this book is a classic one. He deeply believes that in every person there is good and you can approach it. Of course, there are many negative people who don't like this book because they see everything in black and white. Carnegie on the other side advocates a really delicate, positive and humane approach to everyone around you. It comes very close to "treat the others as you want them to treat you". I am sure that if everyone read and apply the principles in this wonderful book, the world will be a better place. I am sure that you will be pleased as well with his talent to really understand what drives people. Some of the key and basic motivators he discussed are sex and being important. His viewpoint is very close to the one of the bestselling author of scientfically guaranteed male multiple orgasms and ultimate sex. After all genius things are usually simple. Carnegie explores the human nature and common hot buttons together with the reader and gives you tools to manage and push them at your will with the help of numerous examples. I liked that the book is practical, easy and fun to read, and most of all that it delivers great value. I can not say the same for many other books. Definitely get a copy especially if you are a "good" person and prefer to treat people with respect and dignity.

    5-0 out of 5 stars If only...
    If everyone in the world read this book just once, it would be such a more enjoyable place to live in...

    5-0 out of 5 stars Classic of Self Help Genre
    This book may be the one that Created the genre.And what was true then is just as true today.One of the loveliest parts about this book are the stories and anecdotes from the time when it was written.It was a simpler time back then.And the people faced such different dilemas than we do today.Yet, the more things change, the more things stay the same.The humanity of this books comes through loud and clear. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business Communication - General    3. Business/Economics    4. Careers - General    5. Interpersonal Relations    6. Personal Growth - Success    7. Psychology    8. Psychology, Applied    9. Success    10. Self-Help & Practical Interests    11. Self-Help / General   


    8. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR Fourth Edition (Text Revision)
    by American Psychiatric Publishing
    Paperback (June, 2000)
    list price: $72.00 -- our price: $56.88
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    Isbn: 0890420254
    Sales Rank: 268
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars great reference of psychiatric illnesses
    I think this book will be a pretty good resource for anyone searching for information regarding sleep disorders and mood swings. It will also teach anyone new to psychiatrics valuable information on dementia, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, etc. as well as diagnoses associated with the illnesses.

    5-0 out of 5 stars The closest thing to Diagnostic Guidelines in Psychiatry
    This is the full manual that you need to at least be in the ballpark on a diagnosis to help treat your patients with reasonable certainty.With Diagnosis, there is prognosis...and with this book, you can give a patient some relatively confident answers about what they are experiencing.One disadvantage to this full text is that it is large, and there is a lot of verbage. The scaled down desk version or the pocket guide to the DSM IV that you may want to have on rounds.
    4-0 out of 5 stars Still "The" Text We All Know About
    DSM will remain as the bible of psychiatry. Despite its shortcomings, DSM has made it possible for clinicians to talk more objectively about psychiatric illnesses. Now more than ever, people around the globe can actually understand what 'schizophrenia' or 'bipolar disorder' really is. So if you're a trainee or a practising clinician, devour it, master it, enjoy it, and use it. But don't take the criteria too literally. Highly recommended! ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Classification    2. Diagnosis    3. Handbooks, manuals, etc    4. Mental Disorders    5. Mental Illness    6. Psychiatry - General    7. Psychology    8. Reference    9. Clinical psychology    10. Neurology & clinical neurophysiology    11. Psychiatry    12. Reference works   


    9. The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting (Gregg Reference Manual) 10th Edition
    by McGraw-Hill/Irwin
    Spiral-bound (14 June, 2004)
    list price: $51.33 -- our price: $51.33
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    Isbn: 0072936533
    Sales Rank: 1419
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Best Reference Book!
    I've used the "Gregg" (as we refer to it in the office) for the past 7 years, and it's the only reference manual for grammar and punctuation that I need.I can find everything in this book!I love it!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Gregg Reference Manual is a Must Have!
    My staff already had a Gregg Reference Manual, but they use it heavily and we obviously needed another copy so that one would always be available. Keeping in mind the manual's value to staff, I ordered two more, rather than one. It's our GO-TO reference. The final word!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Fantastic reference guide
    This is my first book of English grammer and writing since I used Wren and Martin in school.I would recommend it to everyone who is even remotely interested in improving their writing skills.It covers many different aspect of writing and punctuation and the cross referencing is solid.I think this book will occupy prime spot in my library for many years to come. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business Communication - General    3. Business English    4. Business/Economics    5. English language    6. Grammar    7. Handbooks, manuals, etc    8. Reference    9. Transcription    10. Writing Skills    11. Business & Economics / Business Communication    12. Business communication & presentation    13. Computer Software Packages   


    10. How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life
    by Gallup Press
    Hardcover (10 August, 2004)
    list price: $19.95 -- our price: $13.57
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    Isbn: 1595620036
    Sales Rank: 802
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    2-0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
    I was thinking negative thoughts waiting for the book to advise me on positive thoughts.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Encouragement is Like Miracle-Gro for Relationships
    I have long been a proponent of encouragement as a means to build healthy, strong relationships and promote growth. This book offers a concrete plan for making that happen. I have observed people moved to tears by a little appreciation. People are starving for love and appreciation. Don't let the people in your life suffer any longer.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Good Service
    I ordered this book on Friday August 25th at 4:53 p.m.
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    Subjects:  1. Applied Psychology    2. Interpersonal relations    3. Motivational    4. Negativism    5. Optimism    6. Personal Growth - Happiness    7. Personal Growth - Success    8. Psychology    9. Social Interaction    10. Social Science    11. Sociology    12. Sociology - General    13. Advice on careers & achieving success    14. Business & Economics / Management    15. Popular psychology    16. Management    17. Workplace Culture   


    11. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Thumb Index))
    by F. A. Davis Company
    Hardcover (14 February, 2005)
    list price: $38.95 -- our price: $38.95
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    Isbn: 0803612079
    Sales Rank: 794
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars required nursing text
    Great deal on amazon. Saved lots on a required book for nursing. Great deal from amazon.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Reference Book - For Lawyers???
    I work in law not medicine.I bought Taber's because of the many personal injury cases with which I was involved.People talk about legal language - nothing compares to medical terminology.
    4-0 out of 5 stars Great staple for anyone in the medical field
    Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary is all encompassing, defining the simplest to the most complex terms. To be honest, however, I rarely even open it because it came with access to their website for a 6 mo trial. Since I do most of my work (I'm still in school) on the computer, it's much easier for me to run a search than go get the book. Potential buyers: this is more of a "dictionary" than encyclopedia. You're not going to get long explanations but short definitions, otherwise it would be volumes and volumes long. One more thing: it's a very pretty book - well bound; having it on your book shelf makes you look like you actually might know what you're doing!! ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Dictionaries & Terminology    2. Medical    3. Medical / Nursing    4. Nursing - Reference    5. Reference    6. Medicine: General Issues    7. Reference works   


    12. National Electrical Code 2005 Handbook (National Fire Protection Association//National Electrical Code Handbook)
    by Thomson Delmar Learning
    Hardcover (24 January, 2005)
    list price: $125.00 -- our price: $122.50
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    Isbn: 0877656258
    Sales Rank: 6062
    Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Absolutely a Must Have for Anyone Involved with Electricity and Electrical Equipment

    5-0 out of 5 stars Great quality book - oodles better than the paperback version
    I bought this book because I am studying to be an electrician.I like it considerably more than the paperback version it is far easier to find section headings and sub-headings when you are looking for something.The paper is strong and glossy-white (as opposed to gray and flimsy in the paperback) and headings are in bold type and indented.
    1-0 out of 5 stars BUY THE HARDCOVER!!
    What a waste of time, money and energy!!
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    Subjects:  1. Construction - Electrical    2. Electrical Safety Codes    3. Electricity    4. Engineering - Electrical & Electronic    5. Fire Safety And Prevention    6. Fire Science    7. Handbooks & Manuals    8. Science/Mathematics    9. Technology    10. Technology & Industrial Arts    11. Electrical engineering    12. Electronics engineering    13. Explosives technology & pyrotechnics    14. Fire protection & safety    15. Occupational / industrial health & safety    16. Reference works    17. Technology / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades   


    13. The One Minute Manager Anniversary Ed: The World's Most Popular Management Method
    by William Morrow
    Hardcover (01 September, 1982)
    list price: $19.95 -- our price: $13.57
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    Isbn: 0688014291
    Sales Rank: 451
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good
    Yeah I was forced to read this by my boss...but it was quick and worthwhile.I am an experienced manager but I still picked up some valuable tips. This is worth while reading- short, to the point, and informative

    5-0 out of 5 stars Universally applicable!
    This is one of my favorite books. It is geniusly simple, respectful and powerful. I was surprised to find out that I can easily apply the 3 principles in almost every relationship. So many people around deserve to be praised and taught a lesson and it is very important HOW you will do it because the final result can be very positive or just the opposite. It is a very valuable book which is very well written and is a fast read. I also highly recommend the other books from the One Minute Manager series because every book has a lot to offer and they will be especially helpful if you are in a business environment.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Timeless

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    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business / Economics / Finance    3. Business/Economics    4. Entrepreneurship    5. Management    6. Management - General    7. Motivational    8. Business & Economics / Management    9. Management & management techniques   


    14. Management (8th Edition)
    by Prentice Hall
    Hardcover (14 January, 2004)
    list price: $146.70 -- our price: $146.70
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    Isbn: 0131439944
    Sales Rank: 7668
    Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars Mgmt. Review
    The book was simplistic in the concepts and examples, little boring, but good book for high school business major wanna-bees

    5-0 out of 5 stars Great Book for Beginning Managers!
    I am in a MBA program with little management background.I find this book to be excellent.It has tons of graphs with color and lots of case studies.It comes with an access code for you to get onto the website to take tests.If you are new to business I recommend this book.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Nice package, no Substance
    This book looks really attractive.The layout is interesting, and makes it easy to find things.That is about the extent of the positives of this book, however.
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    Subjects:  1. Business & Economics    2. Business / Economics / Finance    3. Business/Economics    4. Entrepreneurship    5. Management    6. Management - General    7. Management Science    8. Business & Economics / Systems & Planning   


    15. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life
    by Penguin (Non-Classics)
    Paperback (24 September, 2002)
    list price: $15.00 -- our price: $10.20
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    Isbn: 0142001104
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    The lure of this book's promise starts with the assumption in its title. Possibility--that big, all-encompassing, wide-open-door concept--is an art? Well, who doesn't want to be a skilled artist, whether in the director's chair, the boardroom, on the factory floor, or even just in dealing with life's everyday situations? Becoming an artist, however, requires discipline, and what the authors of Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars Open YOURSELF up to a world of possibility!
    This book was recommended to me several times, and I'm glad I finally found the time to read it.
    3-0 out of 5 stars Great title - not as good on the content
    I finished a book last night - The Art of Possibility. Great title but not as inspiring as I had hoped. It did have one quote that I liked. A great maestro, Herbert von Karajan jumped into a taxi and shouted to the driver "Hurry, hurry". "Very good sir " where to?" said the driver. "It does not matter" said von Karajan. "I am needed everywhere".
    2-0 out of 5 stars It's what you want it to be.
    I respect all the positive reviews here, but have a different opinion. For me, this book was like being trapped at a 2 hour meal in a restaurant with a couple I didn't like. If you already see the world in very positive terms, this book will verify your view in glowing new ways. If you're not in a positive place and are trying to get out of it by reading books with titles like "The Art of Possibility", it's not for you. At all. Does it help when people invite you to "cheer up?" Didn't think so. Imagine that x 100. Annoying.
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    16. The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible
    by Webcom
    Paperback (01 February, 2006)
    list price: $64.99 -- our price: $64.99
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    Isbn: 097212960X
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    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Simple techniques
    I took the online Kaplan LSAT review and was pretty discouraged, especially since it cost me $150.Other courses seem to spend far too much time on elaborate diagrams that are hard to read.This book has you marking very simple diagrams from the very beginning.It also shows you how to use previous answers to complete later questions.I am only spending time on this book now.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Pretty good
    Best games technique book on the market, I must say.The glossary in the back of every game ever is especially useful.
    4-0 out of 5 stars Very, very helpful
    I'm taking the LSAT this coming weekend. When I first started to prepare over the summer, I would miss 12-18 questions out of 22-23 in a Logic Games section on practice tests. But after using this book and practicing intensively with the methods it provides, my accuracy level has skyrocketed. Now on my practice tests, I'm missing just 1-2 problems per Games section, and nearly always finishing with plenty of time to spare.
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    17. SIGN with your BABY Complete Learning Kit: US DVD Version, Book, Training Video (DVD), Quick Reference Guide
    by Northlight Communications
    Misc. Supplies (29 March, 2005)
    list price: $49.95 -- our price: $31.47
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    Isbn: 1932354018
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars The best baby sign language product to get started with!
    This kit is excellent! My daughter is 20 months old and she can sign about 90 signs! She communicates so well with us that she does not ever cry or whine for things and she understands us so well! This kit has all that you need to get started signing with babies! The dvd even has Joseph Garcia signing so you can see how the signs are made. You can also go to the specific word that you would like to see how to sign such as BABY. The laminated guide is great too-you can carry it in the diaper bag or let Grandma borrow it! I buy this for all of my friends that are expecting!
    4-0 out of 5 stars Recommended age
    I bought this product when my son was only 3 months old.Unfortunately, it wasn't until I opened the product that I learned that they recommend you starting at 7 months.I wish that would have been clear before I bought it.So I haven't started to use it yet...so I don't have any thoughts on the actual product...YET.;-)

    5-0 out of 5 stars Great!
    The video is amazing and the Quick Reference Guide is very useful. We are starting signing with our infant (7 months) and can already see some response. I strongly recommend it. ... Read more

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    18. Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
    by HarperCollins
    Hardcover (22 August, 2006)
    list price: $23.95 -- our price: $16.29
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    Isbn: 0060777044
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Like taking a class with the author
    In her book Reading Like a Writer Francine Prose, herself the author of some 14 novels as well as other works of nonfiction, advocates "close reading"--reading fiction "word by word, sentence by sentence, pondering each deceptively minor decision that the writer has made"--both as a means of appreciating literature and as a practical aid in writing one's own prose. After introducing her method in chapter one, Prose spends the next eight chapters showing us how it's done, focusing initially on individual words, then sentences, and broadening her focus eventually to consider characters and dialogue and narration.
    5-0 out of 5 stars One of the two or three best books on writing I've encountered
    Ms Prose takes seriously the idea that one learns to write by studying models of good writing, what she calls "close reading." She examines different features of classic fiction, most of it from the 19th century, but some of it contemporary, and analyzes specimens of solid craftsmanship.
    5-0 out of 5 stars "Putting every word on trial for its life."
    Francine Prose, in "Reading Like a Writer," argues that creative writing cannot be taught in a classroom.A workshop may provide valuable encouragement and support for a fledgling writer, and a good instructor may show a novice how to edit his work more effectively.However, a writer learns his craft by reading and rereading the books, novels, plays, and short stories of great writers, and he improves his skills through practice.Prose recommends studying "meter with Ovid, plot construction with Homer, comedy with Aristophanes."She backs up her thesis by giving a host of examples from writers she admires, such as Austen, Hemingway, Joyce, Chekhov, and others who are a bit more obscure.
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    19. Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading
    by Harvard Business School Press
    Hardcover (18 April, 2002)
    list price: $29.95 -- our price: $19.77
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    Isbn: 1578514371
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Climbing Mount Everest: dangerous. Hitchhiking in Colombia: very dangerous. Leading through change: perilous. Perilous but possible, say Heifetz and Linsky in their encouragingly practical guide to putting yourself on the line and negotiating the hazards of leadership. As the authors acknowledge, many leadership books are "all about inspiration, but downplay the perspiration." This one doesn't. Leadership is always a risky business, but those risks can be understood and reduced. Effective leadership comes from doing more than the technical work of routine management; it involves adaptive work on the part of the leader, and a willingness to confront and disturb people, promote their resourcefulness, and engage their ability to adjust to new realities. But adaptive change always encounters resistance. Heifetz and Linsky examine four forms of resistance--marginalization, diversion, attack, and seduction--before presenting a number of practical resistance-response skills to nurture and employ. Some are fairly obvious (like developing and maintaining perspective, and holding steady in the midst of change), and others more complex (like thinking politically when dealing with friends, foes, and fence sitters), but shimmering nuggets of insight and practical wisdom can be found in each. The dangers of leadership also spring from within, however, and the book's final section addresses ways to recognize and manage competing "hungers" and learn to distinguish one's roles from one's self. The authors' points are illustrated by the experiences of leaders from all walks of life, making this a useful and inspiring manual for anyone hoping to put themselves on the line and make a difference in the lives of others. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars If you're a leader . . . soak in this book
    Let's face it: leadership is dangerous. As Heifetz and Linsky write in their introduction, "Each day brings you opportunities to raise important questions, speak to higher values, and surface unresolved conflicts. Every day you have the chance to make a difference in the lives of people around you. And every day you must decide whether to put your contribution out there, or keep it to yourself to avoid upsetting anyone, and get through another day. You are right to be cautious. Prudence is a virtue. You disturb people when you take unpopular initiatives in your community, put provocative new ideas on the table in your organization, question the gap between colleagues' values and behavior, or ask friends and relatives to face up to tough realities. You risk people's ire and make yourself vulnerable. Exercising leadership can get you into a lot of trouble."
    4-0 out of 5 stars Beneficial read
    I captured some very useful leadership and management tools from this book.Well written and practical for today's busy leader.I gave it to my boss to read as soon as I finished.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Leadership on the Line
    Very useful advice on issues that involve a lack of leadership in the workplace, and in life, in general. ... Read more

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    20. Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box
    by Berrett-Koehler Publishers
    Paperback (09 February, 2002)
    list price: $14.95 -- our price: $10.17
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    Isbn: 1576751740
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars Helpful Insight
    I've been on a leadership book kick lately, and this is one of my all-time favorites. It's short, easy to read, and is one of the best explanations of cognitive dissonance for the layman I've ever seen. It doesn't work for everybody though - some people are turned off by the "fable" format and simple writing style. I still find it very helpful, and it's the kind of book that can have a dramatic impact on some of its readers. It certainly does a good job of making the point that by focusing on our own behavior we can make any situation better.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Not About Leadership
    This book is not really about leadership.It is about being nice to people.And remember, any problem you have with another person in life is your fault.So, apologize, start over, and be nice.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Leadership and Self-Deception
    This is an excellent resource on dealing with conflict, in the business world or in family life.The authors present their ideas in a story format that is very easy to read.I would recomment this book to anyone, we all need the lessons taught in this book. ... Read more

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