Wie ich die Dinge geregelt kriege.: Selbstmanagement für den Alltag David Allen  
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Jeder klagt darüber Zuviel Arbeit und zuwenig Zeit. Doch wie organisiere ich meine tägliche Arbeit so, daß ich leistungsfähig und effizient bin, ohne mich dabei kaputtzumachen, ja dabei sogar noch Spaß habe? Ob es nun um die Bewältigung der täglichen E-Mail-Flut geht oder um das Jonglieren mit eiligen Terminen Mit ganz einfachen, anwendungsorientierten Strategien zeigt David Allen, wie man seinen Alltag in den Griff bekommt. Sein Schlüsselwort wird jeder gerne hören Entspannung. Wer entspannt und überlegt seinen Tag angeht, wird kreativer, effizienter und wirklich produktiv sein.

NLP: The New Technology of Achievement Steve Andreas, Charles Faulkner, The NLP Comprehensive Training Team  
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This guide to neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) helps the reader to: master techniques of persuasion and negotiation; eliminate fears, phobias and low self-esteem; and learn the success secrets of top achievers. A 21-day progamme provides skills for peak performance in business and in life.

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box Arbinger-Institute  
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Through a series of stories, this book shows you how most of us are not fulfilling our potential - in our personal lives and at work - because of 'self-deception'. It shows you how to escape your box of self-deception, and change for the better in a lasting way.

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions Dan Ariely  
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Why do smart people make irrational decisions every day? The answers will surprise you. Predictably Irrational is an intriguing, witty and utterly original look at why we all make illogical decisions. Why can a 50p aspirin do what a 5p aspirin can't? If an item is "free" it must be a bargain, right? Why is everything relative, even when it shouldn't be? How do our expectations influence our actual opinions and decisions? In this astounding book, behavioural economist Dan Ariely cuts to the heart of our strange behaviour, demonstrating how irrationality often supplants rational thought and that the reason for this is embedded in the very structure of our minds. Predicatably Irrational brilliantly blends everyday experiences with a series of illuminating and often surprising experiments, that will change your understanding of human behaviour. And, by recognising these patterns, Ariely shows that we can make better decisions in business, in matters of collective welfare, and in our everyday lives from drinking coffee to losing weight, buying a car to choosing a romantic partner.

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home Dan Ariely  
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Behavioral economist and New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational Dan Ariely returns to offer a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that influence our dating lives, our workplace experiences, and our general behaviour, up close and personal. In The Upside of Irrationality, behavioral economist Dan Ariely will explore the many ways in which our behaviour often leads us astray in terms of our romantic relationships, our experiences in the workplace, and our temptations to cheat. Blending everyday experience with groundbreaking research, Ariely explains how expectations, emotions, social norms and other invisible, seemingly illogical forces skew our reasoning abilities. Among the topics Dan explores are: / What we think will make us happy and what really makes us happy; / How we learn to love the ones we are with; / Why online dating doesn't work, and how we can improve on it; / Why learning more about people make us like them less; / Why large bonuses can make CEOs less productive; / How to really motivate people at work; / Why bad directions can help us; / How we fall in love with our ideas; / How we are motivated by revenge; and / What motivates us to cheat. Drawing on the same experimental methods that made Predictably Irrational such a hit, Dan will emphasize the important role that irrationality plays in our day-to-day decisionmaking—not just in our financial marketplace, but in the most hidden aspects of our lives.

Good Struggle: Responsible Leadership in an Unforgiving World Joseph L Badaracco Jr.  
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Leadership is struggle
The question of how to lead successfully and responsibly is crucially important in our uncertain, high-pressure, turbulent world. In this book, Harvard Business School Professor Joseph Badaracco answers this question in practical and, at times, provocative ways.
Leaders today are surrounded by what Badaracco calls “the new invisible hand”—powerful, pervasive markets that touch and shape almost everything. As a result, understanding the inevitability and importance of struggle is critical. And leaders must go a step further to create what Badaracco calls “the good struggle” in order to meet their goals at work, as well as their goals in life.
The Good Struggle helps you meet the relentless challenges of being a leader today by identifying the most important questions you should be asking yourself. New answers to these questions can be found by watching leaders in dynamic settings, especially entrepreneurs. The conditions entrepreneurs have always faced—intense competition, scarce resources, and unforgiving markets—are true now for the rest of us, and they offer valuable, practical lessons about struggling and succeeding in volatile and uncertain environments.
If “the joy of life is in the struggle,” as one thoughtful entrepreneur put it, The Good Struggle can help you find meaning in your work, stay focused on what matters despite the turbulence around you, and keep you on the path to leading successfully and responsibly.

Crisis Leadership Now: A Real-World Guide to Preparing for Threats, Disaster, Sabotage, and Scandal Laurence Barton  
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Why do some managers shine during a high-level crisis while others stumble? Those who have an action plan in place are the ones who can react quickly, manage rumors, and respond to victims and stakeholders sincerely and adequately while keeping their organization afloat.

Leading crisis management expert Laurence Barton has spent more than two decades consulting with top companies on how to anticipate and respond to workplace threats and tragedies. In Crisis Leadership Now he offers concrete solutions for managing disruptive events-from industrial accidents and acts of violence to embezzlement, product recalls, and terrorism. Barton takes you through his journey of advising senior executives on crisis events and examines: The characteristics that define a true crisisProven strategies to help you understand and respond to early warning signalsWays to mitigate threatening situationsHow to effectively communicate your decisions in a timely manner to employees, shareholders, customers, and other constituencies

In this forward-looking guide, Barton applies his corporate insider's insight to numerous case studies, demonstrating how such catastrophes happen to real companies and real people every day. These studies form a framework for building crisis management thinking into your company's strategic toolbox. Anticipating all forms of trouble, advising senior management and boards of directors about potential events, and devising a business recovery plan will allow your organization to rebound should tragedy strike.

Barton has also created an indispensable sample crisis management plan, and includes detailed templates for addressing a wide spectrum of incidents and threats. Arming you with an arsenal of strategies, tools, and know-how, Crisis Leadership Now ensures that your company's leaders will demonstrate confidence and implement solutions in the midst of chaos.

30 Minuten Trainermarketing Miriam Bauer, Giso Weyand  
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Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney  
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One of the world's most esteemed and influential psychologists, Roy F. Baumeister, teams with New York Times science writer John Tierney to reveal the secrets of self-control and how to master it.

In Willpower, the pioneering researcher Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with renowned New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control.

In what became one of the most cited papers in social science literature, Baumeister discovered that willpower actually operates like a muscle: it can be strengthened with practice and fatigued by overuse. Willpower is fueled by glucose, and it can be bolstered simply by replenishing the brain's store of fuel. That's why eating and sleeping- and especially failing to do either of those-have such dramatic effects on self-control (and why dieters have such a hard time resisting temptation).

Baumeister's latest research shows that we typically spend four hours every day resisting temptation. No wonder people around the world rank a lack of self-control as their biggest weakness. Willpower looks to the lives of entrepreneurs, parents, entertainers, and artists-including David Blaine, Eric Clapton, and others-who have flourished by improving their self-control.

The lessons from their stories and psychologists' experiments can help anyone. You learn not only how to build willpower but also how to conserve it for crucial moments by setting the right goals and using the best new techniques for monitoring your progress. Once you master these techniques and establish the right habits, willpower gets easier: you'll need less conscious mental energy to avoid temptation. That's neither magic nor empty self-help sloganeering, but rather a solid path to a better life.

Combining the best of modern social science with practical wisdom, Baumeister and Tierney here share the definitive compendium of modern lessons in willpower. As our society has moved away from the virtues of thrift and self-denial, it often feels helpless because we face more temptations than ever. But we also have more knowledge and better tools for taking control of our lives. However we define happiness-a close- knit family, a satisfying career, financial security-we won't reach it without mastering self-control.

Management Teams. Why They Succeed or Fail R. Meredith Belbin  
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Meredith Belbin's work on teams has become part of everyday language in organizations all over the world.

All kinds of teams and team behaviours are covered. At the end of the book is a self-perception inventory so that readers can match their own personalities to particular team roles.

Management Teams is required reading for managers concerned with achieving results by getting the best from their key personnel.

*One of the most widely read, imaginative and influential books on this vital area of management research

*Classic title now containing range of mini case-studies of Belbin's theories in action