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The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene; Joost Elffers (Produced by)The definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control. In the book, 3000 years of the history of power have been distilled into 48 essential laws, ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to understand the rules of the game. Every law, though, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination.
Call Number: BD438 .G74 2000
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
The Art of Gathering : How we meet and why it matters by Priya ParkerFrom the host of the New York Times podcast Together Apart, an exciting new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together--at home, at work, in our communities, and beyond. Drawing on her expertise as a facilitator of high-powered gatherings around the world, Parker takes us inside events of all kinds to show what works, what doesn't, and why.
Call Number: BF637.S4 P357 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-14
The Art of Quiet Influence : Timeless wisdom for leading without authority by Jocelyn DavisDrawing on the enduring wisdom of the Buddha, Confucius, Rumi, Gandhi and others, The Art of Quiet Influence shows anyone, not just bosses, how to use influence without authority, a key mindfulness principle, to get things done at work and in life. Readers will learn how to take mindfulness practice "out of the gym and onto the field," while gaining the confidence and practical know-how to be influential in whatever role they occupy.
Call Number: BF637.M4 D375 2019
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
The Christmas Mitzvah by Jeff Gottesfeld; Michelle Laurentia Agatha (Illustrator)Sydney Taylor Honor Book. Al Rosen, a Jewish man, takes on the jobs of his Christian neighbors on Christmas Eve and day so they can spend the holiday with their families, starting a tradition that lasts for decades. A mitzvah, as Al explains, is a good deed, especially apt on holidays. A strong cross-over read, this warm story is about kindness and differences bringing people together.
Do One Thing Different : Ten simple ways to change your life by Bill O'hanlonThe 20th anniversary edition of a self-help classic. Tapping into widespread popular interest in highly effective, short-term therapeutic approaches to personal problems, author Bill O'Hanlon offers 10 Solution Keys to help you free yourself from "analysis paralysis" and quickly get unstuck from aggravating problems.
Leadership 101 : What every leader needs to know by John C. MaxwellUnleash your leadership potential with this need-to-know guide, direct from the playbooks of America's most trusted leadership expert, John C. Maxwell. The consummate leader offers a succinct and inspiring framework for enhancing the leadership abilities you already possess.
The Making of a Leader by Frank DamazioFrank Damazio lays out a broad and deep discussion of what it means to be responsible for a group of "followers." This perennial best-seller presents a scriptural analysis of the philosophy, history, qualifications, preparation, and practice of Christian leadership.
Call Number: BV652.1 .D155 1988
Publication Date: 1988-01-01
The Moment of Lift : How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda GatesIn this moving and compelling book, the author shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world. Her unforgettable narrative is backed by startling data as she presents the issues that most need our attention. If you want to lift society up, you need to stop keeping women down.