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Monthly updates of the new books purchased by FLITE library
13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do by Amy MorinThrough her years counseling others and her own experiences navigating personal loss, psychotherapist Amy Morin realized it is often the habits we cannot break that are holding us back from true success and happiness. It takes practice and hard work, but with Morin's specific tips, exercises, and troubleshooting advice, it is possible to not only fortify your mental muscle but also drastically improve the quality of your life.
Call Number: BF632 .M648 2014
Publication Date: 2017-03-07
Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia IbarraHerminia Ibarra--an expert on professional leadership and development --shows how managers and executives at all levels can step up to leadership by making small but crucial changes in their jobs, their networks, and themselves. Packed with self-assessments and practical advice to help define your most pressing leadership challenges, this book will help you devise a plan of action to become a better leader and move your career to the next level. It's time to learn by doing.
Call Number: HD57.7 .I35 2015
Publication Date: 2015-02-10
Alpha Girls by Julian GuthrieA story of four women who, through grit and ingenuity, became stars in the cutthroat, high-stakes, male dominated world of venture capital in Silicon Valley, and helped build some of the foremost companies of our time. These women, juggling work and family, shaped the tech landscape we know today while overcoming unequal pay, actual punches, betrayals, and the sexist attitudes prevalent in male-dominated industries everywhere. Despite the setbacks, they would rise again to rewrite the rules for an industry they love.
The Best of Burke by Edmund Burke; Peter J. Stanlis (Editor)No conservative library is complete without the thought of Edmund Burke, the founder of modern conservatism. This is the most comprehensive anthology of his works and speeches. Peter J. Stanlis, professor of humanities emeritus at Rockford College, has taken care to preserve the beauty of Burke's prose while selecting the most essential passages from his numerous writings. Included are: Burke's defense of the American colonists His advocacy of secure property rights His love of Christianity and Europe's moral tradition His impassioned jeremiad against the destruction wrought by the French Revolution Stanlis's introduction gives important insight into Burke's early life, education, professional training, literary and political career, prose style, political philosophy, and more.
Call Number: DA506 .B875 1963
Publication Date: 1999-08-01
Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins ReidWhen Carrie Soto retires from tennis, she is the best player the world has ever seen. But six years after her retirement, Carrie finds herself sitting in the stands of the 1994 US Open, watching her record be taken from her by a brutal, stunning player named Nicki Chan. At thirty-seven years old, Carrie makes the monumental decision to come out of retirement and be coached by her father for one last year in an attempt to reclaim her record. In spite of all the challenges, Carrie Soto is back for one epic final season.
Call Number: POP READ REIDT
Publication Date: 2022-08-30
The Color Line by Igiaba Scego; John Cullen (Translator); Gregory Conti (Translator)Inspired by true events, this novel intertwines the lives of two Black female artists more than a century apart, both outsiders in Italy. Weaving together these two vibrant voices, Igiaba Scego has crafted a powerful exploration of what it means to be "other," to be a woman, and particularly a Black woman, in a foreign country, yesterday and today.
Call Number: POP READS SCEGOI
Publication Date: 2022-10-04
Confidence and Assertive Skills for Women by Angelina WilliamsThis book hands you the blueprint to becoming a powerful, self-assured woman by reprogramming your psyche to eliminate fears and self-limiting beliefs. Unlock the female confidence code and learn how to start living boldly, cultivate confidence, move through the world without fear and get what you want out of life.
Call Number: BF637.C45 W55 2022
Publication Date: 2021-10-20
Decisive by Chip & Dan HeathDrawing on decades of psychological research to explain why our supposedly rational brains are frequently tripped up by powerful biases and illogical, wishful thinking, the authors offer an invaluable guide to making smarter decisions.
Emotional Intelligence by Ray GolemanThis book is dedicated to helping you explore the various components of emotional intelligence and show you how you can improve on each of them. It discusses the role of emotional intelligence at home and in the workplace and helps you identify simple ways to go from low EQ to high EQ.
Call Number: BF576 .G65 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-05
Every Summer After by Carley FortuneTold over the course of six years and one weekend, Every Summer After is a big, sweeping nostalgic story of love and the people and choices that mark us forever.
Call Number: POP READS FORTUN
Publication Date: 2022-05-10
The Five Graces of Life and Leadership by Gary BurnisonIn The Five Graces of Life and Leadership, CEO of the celebrated consulting firm Korn Ferry delivers a meaningful and thought-provoking exploration of leadership, emphasizing the five kinds of grace that leaders absolutely must have to lead their teams in today's evolving workscape.
From Jim Crow to CEO : The Willie E. Artis Story by Willie, Artis E.How does a poor black kid from Memphis living under Jim Crow do something extraordinary with his life?' The answer to this question will take decades of hard work, gamesmanship and tenacity. From a very young age, Willie E. Artis learned the value of money and relationships, navigating through perilous circumstances in a segregated South. Blessed with a keen mind, Willie worked several jobs from the ground up and excelled in each one. In the midst of his advancement, he was fortunate enough to live through one of America's greatest music booms--the Memphis blues, traveling with non other than B.B. King himself.
It Starts with Us by Colleen HooverSwitching between the perspectives of Lily and Atlas, It Starts with Us picks up right where the epilogue for the first left off. This story reveals more about Atlas's past and follows Lily as she embraces a second chance at true love while navigating a jealous ex-husband.
Call Number: POP READS HOOVER
Publication Date: 2022-10-18
John P. Kotter on What Leaders Really Do by John P. KotterHere, in this collection of acclaimed Harvard Business Review articles, is an astute assessment of the real work of leaders. Readers will learn how to become more effective leaders as they explore pressing issues such as power, influence, dependence, and strategies for change.
Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. PhillipsLincoln on Leadership is the first book to examine Abraham Lincoln's diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied to today's complex world. What Lincoln did to become our most honored and revered president is history; now his wisdom and leadership philosophy can help you run your business.
Call Number: E457.2 .P54 2009
Publication Date: 1993-02-01
Make Your Bed by William H. McRavenOn May 17, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Admiral McRaven's original speech went viral with over 10 million views. Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech, McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough decisions with determination, compassion, honor, and courage.
Call Number: BJ1589 .M37 2017
Publication Date: 2017-04-04
The Making of a Leader by Robert ClintonAfter examining the lives of hundreds of historical, biblical, and contemporary leaders, Dr. J. Robert Clinton gained perspective on how leaders develop over a lifetime. Discover which of the six stages you are in.
The One Thing You Need to Know by Marcus BuckinghamA guide to capturing the essence of the three most fundamental areas of professional activity -- Great managing, leading, and career success. Drawing on a wealth of applicable examples, this book reveals that a controlling insight lies at the heart of the three.
Call Number: HD38.2 .B833 2005
Publication Date: 2005-03-07
The Power of Ethical Management by Norman Vincent Peale; Ken BlanchardThe Power of Ethical Management proves you don't have to cheat to win and shows today's managers how to bring integrity back to the workplace. From a straightforward three-step Ethics Check that helps you evaluate any action or decision, to the "Five P's" of ethical behavior that will clarify your purpose and your goals, it gives hard-hitting, practical, ethical strategies that build profits, productivity, and long-term success.
Call Number: HF5387 .B56 1988
Publication Date: 1988-02-11
Practicing the Art of Leadership by Reginald GreenHere's what educational leaders need to know, what they should be able to do, and how they should behave in order to lead schools that address the needs of all students. This book presents success-proven practices, processes, and procedures grounded in time-tested theories, current research, and the creative, innovative, real-life experiences of educators in the field who are transforming underperforming schools into thriving educational learning communities.
Call Number: LB2805 .G687 2016
Publication Date: 2016-08-10
Resilience by Elizabeth EdwardsAn inspirational message on the challenges and blessings of coping with adversity. While on the campaign trail, Elizabeth Edwards met many others who have had to contend with serious adversity in their lives. In this book, she draws on their experiences as well as her own to craft an unsentimental and ultimately inspirational meditation on the gifts we can find among life's biggest challenges.
Call Number: E840.8.E29 E23 2009
Publication Date: 2009-05-08
Stillness is the Key : An Ancient strategy for modern life by Ryan HolidayThroughout history, there has been one quality that great leaders, makers, artists and fighters have shared - the ability to be steady, focused and calm in a constantly busy world. Drawing on a wide range of history's greatest thinkers, Holiday shows us how crucial “stillness” is, and how it can be cultivated in our own lives today.
Call Number: BJ1533.Q5 H65 2020
Publication Date: October 8, 2020
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle ZevinA novel of two friends--often in love, but never lovers--come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.