Unleashing the Positive Power of Differences

Author: Jane A. G. Kise
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483340376
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Move from entrenched differences to common goals! All too often, education initiatives collapse because leaders fail to learn from the concerns of those charged with implementation. Acclaimed education coach Jane Kise demonstrates how polarity thinking—a powerful approach to bridging differences—can help organizations shift from conflict to collaboration. Readers will find: Ways to recognize polarities, map the positive and negative aspects, and channel energy wasted on disagreement toward a greater common purpose Tools for introducing and working with polarities Polarity mapping to help leaders improve processes for leading change and creating buy-in Ways to use polarity with students as a framework for higher-level thinking

Core Appeal

Author: Michelle Heinselman
ISBN: 9780615413679
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book offers simple, yet profound, techniques that reveal core layers of your personality and teach you how to live with a dynamic sense of self-worth. Learn to feel valued by identifying your unique qualities and embracing each one with love and acceptance. Calmly release the crushing pressure of perfectionism and realize the power of living an authentic life.

Dynamic Relationships

Author: Jacqueline M. Stavros
Publisher: Taos Institute Publications
ISBN: 9780971441668
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How is it that some people seem to have great relationships and success in their lives while others do not? Why are some organizations successful at sustaining positive change while others make a great start but let it fade away? It rests on the dynamics of their relationships. Creating positive dynamics and sustained success requires continuous awareness and informed appreciative action. Dynamic Relationships: Unleashing the Power of Appreciative Inquiry in Daily Living invites us to step into the appreciative paradigm where the principles governing our actions and relationships offer a means for increased value and meaning in our lives and our communities of work and play. Dynamic Relationships offers us the opportunity to practice these principles through cycles of reflection and action in ways that empower us to become a force for creating and sustaining life-affirming relationships and success in daily living.

The Power of Different

Author: Gail Saltz, M.D.
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250060036
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be “disabilities,” revealing how the source of our struggles can be the origin of our greatest strengths. In The Power of Different, psychiatrist and bestselling author Gail Saltz examines the latest scientific discoveries, profiles famous geniuses who have been diagnosed with all manner of brain “problems”—including learning disabilities, ADD, anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Autism—and tells the stories of lay individuals to demonstrate how specific deficits in certain areas of the brain are directly associated with the potential for great talent. Saltz shows how the very conditions that cause people to experience difficulty at school, in social situations, at home, or at work, are inextricably bound to creative, disciplinary, artistic, empathetic, and cognitive abilities. In this pioneering work, readers will find engaging scientific research and stories from historical geniuses and everyday individuals who have not only made the most of their conditions, but who have flourished because of them. They are leaning into their brain differences to: *Identify areas of interest and expertise *Develop work arounds *Create the environments that best foster their talents *Forge rewarding interpersonal relationships Enlightening and inspiring, The Power of Different proves that the unique wiring of every brain can be a source of strength and productivity, and contributes to the richness of our world.

The Power of Neurodiversity

Author: Thomas Armstrong
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738215635
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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ADHD. dyslexia. autism. the number of illness categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions on this “culture of disabilities.” Bestselling author, psychologist, and educator Thomas Armstrong illuminates a new understanding of neuropsychological disorders. He argues that if they are a part of the natural diversity of the human brain, they cannot simply be defined as illnesses. Armstrong explores the evolutionary advantages, special skills, and other positive dimensions of these conditions. A manifesto as well as a keenly intelligent look at “disability,” The Power of Neurodiversity is a must for parents, teachers, and anyone who is “differently brained.”

Unleash the Power of the Female Brain

Author: Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307888967
Format: PDF, Docs
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From one of the world's leading experts on how the brain works, a step-by-step, practical program for women to achieve greater health, energy, and lasting happiness by harnessing the power of the female brain. For the first time, bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel G. Amen offers insight on the unique characteristics and needs of the female brain and a practical, prescriptive program targeted specifically for women to help them thrive. In this breakthrough guide based on research from his clinical practice, Dr. Amen addresses the issues women ask about the most including fertility, pregnancy, menopause, weight, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and relationships.

Hidden Power

Author: James K. Van Fleet
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101173817
Format: PDF
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Explains how the subconcious mind works, tells how to communicate with the subconscious, and describes the ways in which it can lead one to success.

The Power of WOW

Author: Lori Bryant-Woolridge
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 1573446564
Format: PDF, Docs
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Millions of women in the UK, no matter how varied their wants and needs, are itching to get their sexy back. But where does one go to learn the lessons of how to be a lovely and lusty lady? The Power of Wow is more than just a how-to book; it is part of Lori Bryant-Woolridge's virtual university dedicated to the sensual arts. In a comprehensive, user-friendly, nine-week programme, women of any age can learn to be healthy, sensual, charming, sexual beings - and are given a diploma to boot! Now readers in the UK can also be part of this growing phenomenon!

Leave YOUR Legacy

Author: Ben Newman
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1626341680
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Learn to live a truly exceptional life with the help of author, speaker, and performance coach Ben Newman. In Leave YOUR Legacy, you will see firsthand how to drive impact by changing your perspective and connecting to your life’s purpose. Newman shows you how to be your best self with this touching story that clearly illuminates the steps needed to create major change in your life by following the ups and downs of the protagonist, Pierce. Join Pierce on his journey to greatness—from the humble beginnings of enacting change and resisting old behaviors to the reframing of his thoughts and actions and eventually understanding his legacy. Experience for yourself the ripple effect of leaving YOUR legacy. Pierce’s story will inspire you to go do great things. And, as you strive for excellence, you will inspire excellence in others. Are you ready to unleash your full potential? It’s time to uncover your drive, your passion, and your purpose—leave YOUR legacy.