This book explains how to build the charisma, confidence, and decisiveness that top leaders project. Whether you're delivering a critical presentation or managing a hectic meeting, you'll be inspired to approach the situation with new strength.
This volume includes the work of:Deborah TannenAmy J. C. CuddyAmy Jen Su
This collection of articles includes "Deconstructing Executive Presence," by John Beeson; "How New Managers Can Send the Right Leadership Signals," by Amy Jen Su; "To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It," by Rebecca Shambaugh; "Connect, Then Lead," by Amy J. C. Cuddy, Matthew Kohut, and John Neffinger; "The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why," by Deborah Tannen; and "Too Much Charisma Can Make Leaders Look Less Effective," by Jasmine Vergauwe, Bart Wille, Joeri Hofmans, Robert B. Kaiser, and Filip De Fruyt.
HOW TO BE HUMAN AT WORK.
The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.
Is there a science to love?
A delicious selection box of Christmas tales
Festive Treats is a selection box of Christmas tales stuffed full of delicious delights and surprises. Fifteen of the best writers around present you with seasonal stories that are, by turns, joyful, wondrous, bittersweet and heart-warming.
Includes stories by:
Justin Lee Anderson
A Stuart Williams
"This is a timely, well-researched, and tremendously important book..." -- Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman & CEO, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
"Michael sets out a commonsense approach to wealth and prosperity. It's a must-read." -- Philip Bullen, CFA, Group Chief Investment Officer, Fidelity Investments
"Lee brings a unique combination of cultural, business, and economic insights. In compelling and clear language, he shows how Americans can engage this new reality." -- Samuel Gregg, D.Phil., Director of Research, The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty
"The more that things change, the more that making money depends on understanding those things that never change. In an immensely readable volume and with a compelling story, The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity provides precisely that." -- Rabbi Daniel Lapin, Author of Thou Shall Prosper: The 10 Commandments for Making Money
"Lee provides a valuable handbook for anyone wishing to understand what drives Chinese attitudes toward money." -- Dong Tao, Ph.D., Chief China Economist, Credit Suisse
For centuries, the Chinese have managed to survive and thrive in virtually every part of the world. From nineteenth-century emigrants to twenty-first-century "tiger moms," they have shown remarkable resilience and determination in achieving their goals even under the most challenging of circumstances.
What is the secret behind their enduring success? It's The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity--a timeless combination of ancient wisdom and modern strategy that anyone can apply:Learn, then earn. Get mobile and go global. Make connections and return favors. Reduce debt and release your capital. Play financial defense. Defer gratification. Love the land. Avoid unrewarded risks.
This inspiring and eminently practical guide shows you how to enrich your life, as well as enhance your fortunes. You'll discover the Chinese philosophy of "Sow early, sow often,"--reaping the rewards of consistently saving year after year. You'll learn how to honor and practice the time-tested wisdom of previous generations, keeping your priorities in check, placing a value on what matters most, and bringing prosperity into all aspects of your life. You'll find helpful charts detailing how wealth is generated using basic money-building principles very well known to the Chinese people, as well as ancient proverbs and stories that you can apply to today's economic situation. Along the way, you’ll read how distinguished individuals and major companies have thrived all over the world employing these lessons.
The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity offers the wisdom of the past, the keys to the present, and the road map to a strong financial future.