Write Like a Pro Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work and in Life

Author: Carl Hausman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440844151
Format: PDF, Docs
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For those looking to become great business writers, this practical guide supplies clear instruction and examples of how to organize thoughts into written form, impart information with pinpoint accuracy, persuade, and hold the reader's interest: in short, to use language to get what you want. • Presents a clear, no-nonsense guide to excellent writing using easily grasped tricks and techniques employed by top writers • Encapsulates these key writing methodologies in ten basic techniques, each broken down into ten actionable steps • Provides an immediate "take-away" and valuable, practical advice for becoming a better writer in each paragraph • Describes and demonstrates the steps in a way that is memorable and even enjoyable to learn

Emotional Fitness at Work

Author: Barton Goldsmith
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1601637748
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As the world's economies continue to melt down, Dr. Goldsmith gives us the information we need to help make it through this difficult and scary time. Anyone who wants to keep his or her joband any leader who wants to keep his or her company afloatneeds to learn how to deal with and utilize the power of emotions. Packed with simple tools, tactics, tricks, and techniques, Emotional Fitness at Work will help you to see how feelings directly impact your workforce, to do comprehensive evaluations, and to create an empowered team, even if you've never done it before. Emotional Fitness at Work will cover: Using emotions to work through the recession. How negative thinking affects the bottom line. Truly motivating your team to reach the next level. Reducing anxiety and depression in the workplace. Accepting responsibility and making it profitable.

Learning Strategies for School Home and Work

Author: Nancy Lobb
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825146299
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Reinforces the importance of solid study skills Cultivates essential skills for succeeding at school, home, and work Teachers students how to use their own learning styles to master skills Focuses on goal setting, organization, locating information, active reading, note taking, test taking, and more Includes background information, vocabulary, answers, additional activities, and assessment tools

Psychology and Life

Author: Richard J Gerrig
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 1442551909
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bringing the science of psychology to life! The 2nd Australasian edition of Psychology and Life emphasises the science of psychology, with a special focus on applying that science to students’ everyday lives. As a result, the features of Psychology and Life support a central theme: psychology as a science, with a focus on applying that science to real life experiences. Australasian research, examples and statistics help make the theory even more relevant for today’s students. Psychology and Life 2e provides a rigorous, research-centred survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will make the science of psychology relevant, spark their interest and excite their imaginations.

Improve Your Study Skills Teach Yourself

Author: Bernice Walmsley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444130773
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether you are embarking on a new course, undertaking professional or vocational training or simply want to pass your driving test, you will find this comprehensive and practical guide extremely useful. Full of information on how to maximize your study time, the book will enable you to think in a critical manner, write strong essays, reports and presentations and balance your studies with other commitments such as work or family life. It also offers hints on good revision and exam techniques. Authoritative and very readable, Improve Your Study Skills gives you the tools to succeed. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of study skills. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Your Child s Writing Life

Author: Pam Allyn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101529326
Format: PDF, Docs
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An illuminating, first-of-its-kind resource to help parents foster a love of writing in their child's life. New educational research reveals that writing is as fundamental to a child's development as reading. But though there are books that promote literacy, no book guides parents in helping their child cultivate a love of writing. In this book, Pam Allyn, a nationally recognized educator and literacy expert, reminds us that writing is not only a key skill but also an essential part of self-discovery and critical to success later in life. Allyn offers the "the five keys" to help kids WRITE-Word Power, Ritual, Independence, Time, and Environment-along with fun, imaginative prompts to inspire and empower children to put their thoughts on the page. A groundbreaking blueprint for developing every child's abilities, Your Child's Writing Life teaches parents how to give a gift that will last a lifetime.

Teach Now Modern Foreign Languages

Author: Sally Allan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317704770
Format: PDF
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Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a highly-skilled practitioner, this practical, classroom-focused guide contains all the support you need to become a great modern foreign languages teacher. Combining a grounded, modern rationale for learning and teaching with highly practical training approaches, the book guides you through all the different aspects of MFL teaching offering clear, straightforward advice on classroom practice, lesson planning and working in schools. Teaching and learning, planning, assessment and behaviour management are all covered in detail, with a host of carefully chosen examples used to demonstrate good practice. There are also chapters on the essentials of the MFL curriculum, pedagogical techniques, strategies to engage students in language learning, and how to succeed in observations and interviews. Throughout the book, there is a great selection of ready-to-use activities, approaches and techniques which will help put you on the fast track to success in the classroom. Covering everything you need to know, this book is your essential guide as you start your exciting and rewarding career as an outstanding MFL teacher.

Ten Time Management Choices That Can Change Your Life

Author: Sandra Felton
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 1441223053
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Get more out of every day! From goal setting, project management, and to-do lists to daily scheduling, creating new habits, and curing chronic lateness, this book will change busy readers' lives. Everyone from free-wheelers to perfectionists will love these solutions for both home and work.

Fitness and Wellness

Author: Wener W.K. Hoeger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337392901
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Equipping you with current research and practical tools, FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition, helps you take control of your personal fitness and wellness--and make positive choices for your health. Authors Hoeger, Hoeger, Hoeger and Fawson incorporates the latest statistics and guidelines on nutrition, fitness and disease prevention, and adheres to the most current American College of Sports Medicine guidelines. After you assess your current behaviors, you can apply the text's easy steps to start positive behavior changes. Hands-on activities help you find a personal connection to chapter content, while engaging visuals and descriptive examples bring chapter concepts to life. Empower yourself to make positive changes and improve your health with FITNESS AND WELLNESS. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Psychology and Sport

Author: Sally Gadsdon
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435806583
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to help teach students what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments.