Getting the Best Out of College Revised and Updated

Author: Peter Feaver
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 160774144X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"A guide to optimizing all aspects of the undergraduate college experience, written for students by a professor, a dean, and a recent college graduate"--Provided by publisher.

The Next Level

Author: Scott Eblin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473699754
Format: PDF, Mobi
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After the thrill of promotion to an executive position comes the sobering reality of just how difficult it is to succeed at this level - and how hard it can be to find help. Some 40 percent of new executives don't last 18 months. A failed senior-level hire can cost a company up to $2.7 million. Why do so many employees with strong track records derail when promoted to the executive suite? In this 12th Anniversary Edition of the classic insider's guide to executive career progression, Scott Eblin draws on decades of experience as a leader and executive coach to identify why new executives fail and offers a practical program for achieving success. Beyond tactical advice, Eblin provides a framework for transformational behavior and thinking - for creating executive presence, the confidence that is critical for success. Essential for leaders who have just been promoted to or are on track for the executive level, as well as any executive who needs a refresher.

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges

Author: Yale Daily News
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in its 27th year, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges is an intelligent, sometimes irreverent compilation of student-written articles about every aspect of college life, from cafeteria food to academics to the campus social scene. While other guide books offer dry descriptions of college life, The lnsider's Guide to the Colleges gives prospective college applicants the un-hyped, all-encompassing portrait of life on campus from the student's perspective. It features: -- Full coverage of more than 300 schools in all 50 states and Canada, with emphasis on academic programs, faculty, housing and food, extracurriculars, dating and more -- Up-to-date statistics on everything from tuition to male/female ratio -- A helpful "College Finder" which lets students zero in on the right schools for them -- Advice on choosing a college, getting in, and paying for it. -- A lively "FYI" section at the end of each entry that captures the essence of each school and the students who go there.

The Best Place to Work

Author: Ron Friedman, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101625538
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For readers of Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Pink, and Freakonomics, comes a captivating and surprising journey through the science of workplace excellence. Why do successful companies reward failure? What can casinos teach us about building a happy workplace? How do you design an office that enhances both attention to detail and creativity? In The Best Place to Work, award-winning psychologist Ron Friedman, Ph.D. uses the latest research from the fields of motivation, creativity, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and management to reveal what really makes us successful at work. Combining powerful stories with cutting edge findings, Friedman shows leaders at every level how they can use scientifically-proven techniques to promote smarter thinking, greater innovation, and stronger performance. Among the many surprising insights, Friedman explains how learning to think like a hostage negotiator can help you diffuse a workplace argument, why placing a fish bowl near your desk can elevate your thinking, and how incorporating strategic distractions into your schedule can help you reach smarter decisions. Along the way, the book introduces the inventor who created the cubicle, the president who brought down the world’s most dangerous criminal, and the teenager who single-handedly transformed professional tennis—vivid stories that offer unexpected revelations on achieving workplace excellence. Brimming with counterintuitive insights and actionable recommendations, The Best Place to Work offers employees and executives alike game-changing advice for working smarter and turning any organization—regardless of its size, budgets, or ambitions—into an extraordinary workplace.

Law School Undercover

Author: Professor X
Publisher: Fine Print PressLtd
ISBN: 9781888960150
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Most law school guides focus on the ôhow toö of law school. They ignore the more fundamental question of "why to." Yet no aspect of law school will be more important to your academic and career success.

Die 4 Stunden Woche

Author: Timothy Ferriss
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843704457
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.