Brain Boot Camp

Author: James Bannerman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628738731
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book isn’t going to turn you into a genius, but you already knew that. What it will do is increase the number of genius moments in your life. You know, those amazing times when you cleverly solve a problem that others have been struggling with, or come up with a brilliant idea that makes the ordinary extraordinary. We could all do with a touch more inner genius: The ability to see what others miss. The ability to shape an ingeniously persuasive argument. The ability to create, adapt, adjust, rethink, tweak, and polish. This is the stuff upon which amazing careers and great businesses are built. And while we can’t all be the next Einstein, Shakespeare, or Steve Jobs, we can all develop and hone our genius thinking skills. With this book you’ll be able to: Solve problems and dissolve obstacles Spot opportunities that others miss Win arguments with persuasive lines Turn the distinctly average into something truly special Those who think creatively are given a massive advantage—in the workplace and at home—and everyone can do it, with a bit of help. This deceptively simple book will show you how.

Genius

Author: James Bannerman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780273772262
Format: PDF, Docs
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Genius shows you how to channel the life-changing principles of creativity to help you achieve more, succeed and become instantly smarter. This book delivers a fantastic array of simple, powerful techniques to help anybody be instantly ingenious and increasingly mentally skilful. You will learn to creatively solve problems, generate brilliantly original ideas, use clever tactics to persuade and influence and look for once in a lifetime opportunities to shine, succeed and really stand out.

Business Genius

Author: James Bannerman
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 1292012692
Format: PDF, ePub
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You can be a Business Genius. And the good news is that it isn't that hard. In fact, Business Genius! makes it fun. Inside this book are the secrets to more inner genius at work. They’ll help you spot opportunities, pole-vault problems, get creative and surprise others by turning the ordinary into the extraordinary and the impossible into possible. Through an array of highly original and powerful psychological techniques, you’ll soon start to improve: – Yourself: boost your focus, confidence, resilience and time-management skills – Your business: drive, grow and hone your competitive advantage, innovation and collaboration – Your impact: develop your influence, creativity, negotiation and leadership skills Blast through the blocks that hold you back and discover the clever, cunning tips and strategies that everyone from Disney to Danone and Ferrari to Faberge are using. Then turn theory into action, sharpen your skills and take your Business Genius thinking to an amazing new level. 'If you have an idea and want to make it happen, this is the book for you.' Ray Keene OBE, The Times 'This concentrated book of power inducts the ambitious entrepreneur into the secrets of how to do it yourself.' Tony Buzan, creator of Mind Maps 'Full of anecdotes, case studies and memorable quotes that makes it like no other self-help and business book.' Adrian Furnham, professor of psychology

Great at Work

Author: Morten Hansen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476765626
Format: PDF
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The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Great by Choice" deliversan authoritative, practical guide to individual performance based on analysisfrom an exhaustive, groundbreaking study.

Multipliers

Author: Liz Wiseman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061999482
Format: PDF, ePub
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Wall Street Journal Bestseller A thought-provoking, accessible, and essential exploration of why some leaders (“Diminishers”) drain capability and intelligence from their teams, while others (“Multipliers”) amplify it to produce better results. Including a foreword by Stephen R. Covey, as well the five key disciplines that turn smart leaders into genius makers, Multipliers is a must-read for everyone from first-time managers to world leaders.

Brain Wave

Author: Poul Anderson
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504053672
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author: “A panoramic story of what happens to a world gone super intelligent” (Astounding Science Fiction). With “wonderfully logical detail . . . exciting storytelling and moving characterization” (Anthony Boucher), science fiction master Poul Anderson explores what happens when the next stage of evolution is thrust upon humanity and animals. As Earth passes out of a magnetic field that has suppressed intelligence for eons, the mental capacity for all mammals increases exponentially, radically changing the structures of society. A mentally impaired farm worker finds himself capable of more delicate and intelligent thoughts than he ever dreamed. A young boy on holiday manages to discern the foundations of calculus before breakfast. Animals that were seen as livestock and pets can now communicate clearly with their owners and one another. And an already brilliant physics researcher now uses his boundless intellect to bring humankind to the stars—even as his wife plunges into an existential crisis. For all of them, the world will never be the same . . .

Getting Things Done

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698161866
Format: PDF
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"The Bible of business and personal productivity" —Lifehack "A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'"—Fast Company Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. “GTD” is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots. Allen has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with important perspectives on the new workplace, and adding material that will make the book fresh and relevant for years to come. This new edition of Getting Things Done will be welcomed not only by its hundreds of thousands of existing fans but also by a whole new generation eager to adopt its proven principles. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Smarter Startup

Author: Neal Cabage
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0133372731
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Why do some startups succeed while other do not? In a maturing online market, the cost of product development has fallen as quickly as competition has risen, and building a viable product is no longer enough. In this new reality, entrepreneurs must take a smarter, more strategic approach. In this book we'll discuss: Why some entrepreneurs are luckier than others How to anticipate success or failure before you begin Why timing is everything for a startup Strategic positioning to beat the competition Building a business that cannot be commoditized Methods for Improving user engagement and profits This book was written by Neal Cabage and Sonya Zhang, PhD after years of discussing and studying why some startups succeed. By combining known academic models with personal insights from building and selling two online startups - the authors answer the question of why some startups are more successful than others, in order to help entrepreneurs reduce the risk of starting an online business.

The Wisdom Of Crowds

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Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385721706
Format: PDF
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Looks at the theory that large groups have more collective intelligence than a smaller number of experts, drawing on a wide range of disciplines to offer insight into such topics as politics, business, and the environment.

Innovation Nation

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
ISBN: 0735263019
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum. Co-written by Canada's Governor General and accompanied by contemporary illustrations, this adaptation offers young Canadians a way to celebrate our history and world contributions on Canada's 150th birthday. Successful innovation is always inspired by at least one of three forces -- insight, necessity and simple luck. Innovation Nation moves through history to explore what circumstances, incidents, coincidences and collaborations motivated each great Canadian idea, and what twist of fate then brought that idea into public acceptance. From the marvels of aboriginal inventions such as the canoe, igloo and lifejacket to the latest pioneering advances in medicine, education, science, engineering and the arts, Canadians have improvised and worked together to make the world a better place. With striking, vibrant illustrations throughout, Innovation Nation is a gorgeous companion to the adult edition that will surprise, enlighten and entertain young readers, and will be a valuable resource for teachers and librarians.