HBR Guides to Being an Effective Manager Collection 5 Books HBR Guide Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1633694240
Format: PDF
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Master the most critical professional skills with this five-volume set that covers topics from personal effectiveness to leading others. This specially priced collection includes books from the HBR Guide series on the topics of Getting the Right Work Done, Better Business Writing, Persuasive Presentations, Making Every Meeting Matter, and Project Management. You'll learn how to: Prioritize and stay focused Overcome procrastination Conquer email overload Push past writer's block Create powerful visuals Establish credibility with tough audiences Moderate lively conversations and regain control of wayward meetings Build a strong project team Create a realistic schedule--and stay on track Manage stakeholders' expectations Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

HBR Guide to Office Politics

Author: Karen Dillon
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1625275323
Format: PDF
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Every organization has its share of political drama: Personalities clash. Agendas compete. Turf wars erupt. But you need to work productively with your colleagues—even the challenging ones—for the good of your organization and your career. How can you do that without compromising your integrity? By acknowledging that power dynamics and unwritten rules exist—and constructively navigating them. Whether you're a new professional or an experienced one, this guide will teach you how to: (1) Build relationships with difficult people, (2) gain allies and increase your sphere of influence, (3) wrangle resources, (4) move up without alienating your colleagues, (5) avoid power games and petty rivalries, and (6) claim credit when it's due.

HBR Guide to Better Business Writing HBR Guide Series

Author: Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1422184048
Format: PDF
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DON'T LET YOUR WRITING HOLD YOU BACK. When you’re fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury. But it’s a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You’ll lose time, money, and influence if your e-mails, proposals, and other important documents fail to win people over. The HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Garner, gives you the tools you need to express your ideas clearly and persuasively so clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and partners will get behind them. This book will help you: • Push past writer’s block • Grab—and keep—readers’ attention • Earn credibility with tough audiences • Trim the fat from your writing • Strike the right tone • Brush up on grammar, punctuation, and usage

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers HBR Guide Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1633694291
Format: PDF
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Don't let a fear of numbers hold you back. Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand where the numbers come from, make sense of them, and use them to inform tough decisions. How do you get started? Whether you're working with data experts or running your own tests, you'll find answers in the HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers. This book describes three key steps in the data analysis process, so you can get the information you need, study the data, and communicate your findings to others. You'll learn how to: Identify the metrics you need to measure Run experiments and A/B tests Ask the right questions of your data experts Understand statistical terms and concepts Create effective charts and visualizations Avoid common mistakes

HBR 20 Minute Manager Boxed Set 10 Books HBR 20 Minute Manager Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business School Press
ISBN: 9781633690950
Format: PDF, ePub
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You'll get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with this set of concise, practical primers.Finance Basics explains the fundamentals of corporate financeand its jargon;Running Meetings gives you the tools and checklists you need to keep your meetings effective and efficient;Presentations helps you create and deliver a persuasive performance, fast;Managing Projects shows you how to set up and execute on a project plan;Managing Time helps you to figure out where all the minutes of your day are goingand how to get them under control;Getting Work Done helps you to use each of those minutes more productively;Creating Business Plans shows you how to present the risks and rewards of your idea;Managing Up helps you to build your relationship with your boss; Delegating Work shows you how to hand work off right; and Giving Effective Feedback teaches you how to make potentially difficult confrontations and turn them into productive conversations. This 10-volume, specially priced boxed set makes a perfect gift for aspiring leaders who are short on time but need advice fast. Get up to speed fast on essential business skills. Whether you're looking for a crash course or a brief refresher, you'll find just what you need in HBR's 20-Minute Manager seriesfoundational reading for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives. Each book is a concise, practical primer, so you'll have time to brush up on a variety of key management topics. Advice you can quickly read and apply, from the most trusted source in business.

HBR Guides Boxed Set 7 Books HBR Guide Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1633690946
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Master your most pressing professional challenges with this seven-volume set that collects the smartest best practices from leading experts all in one place. HBR Guide to Better Business Writing and HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations help you perfect your communication skills; HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across and HBR Guide to Office Politics show you how to build the best professional relationships; HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers is the one book you’ll ever need to teach you about the numbers; HBR Guide to Project Management addresses tough questions such as how to manage stakeholder expectations and how to manage uncertainty in a complex project; and HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done goes beyond basic productivity tips to teach you how to prioritize and focus on your work. This specially priced set of the most popular books in the series makes a perfect gift for aspiring leaders looking for trusted advice. Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

HBR Guide to Being More Productive HBR Guide Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1633693090
Format: PDF, ePub
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Every day begins with the same challenge: too many tasks on your to-do list and not enough time to accomplish them. Perhaps you tell yourself to just buckle down and get it all done—skip lunch, work a longer day. Maybe you throw your hands up, recognize you can't do it all, and just begin fighting the biggest fire or greasing the squeakiest wheel. And yet you know how good it feels on those days when you're working at peak productivity, taking care of difficult and meaty projects while also knocking off the smaller tasks that have been hanging over your head forever. Those are the times when your day didn't run you—you ran your day. To have more of those days more often, you need to discover what works for you given your strengths, your preferences, and the things you must accomplish. Whether you're an assistant or the CEO, whether you've been in the workforce for 40 years or are just starting out, this guide will help you be more productive. You'll discover different ways to: Motivate yourself to work when you really don't want to Take on less, but get more done Preserve time for your most important work Improve your focus Make the most of small pockets of time between meetings Set boundaries with colleagues—without alienating them Take time off without tearing your hair out Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

Author: Nancy Duarte
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422187101
Format: PDF
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Discusses how readers can make persuasive presentations that inspire action, engage the audience, and sell ideas.