June 5, 2015
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This Week's Special Offers Are...
This Week's Special Offers End Wednesday, June 10th at 4:00pm CST. Offers Good While Supplies Last.
The Real-Life MBA: Your No-Bs Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career by Jack and Suzy Welch, HarperBusiness, 256 pages, 4/2015
Buy for 50% Off: In an economy that is changing so rapidly it can feel impossible to keep up, questions abound: Why do some companies grow and thrive amid the tumult, while others stagnate and stumble? What's the best way to avoid a competitive whack, or to come back from one if you get hit? How can leaders unlock the passion and performance of every person on their team, including the tech "geniuses" whose work they don't fully understand, the "virtual" employees they don't really see or know, and the entrepreneur wannabes with one foot out the door? And on a personal level, you may be asking yourself: Will I ever land the dream job that I am destined for? Or will I forever be stuck in career purgatory? Why is finding the right career suddenly so complicated?
Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clard, Portfolio, 224 pages, 4/2015
Buy for 40% Off: Standing out is no longer optional. Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they'll be recognized on the merits of their work. But that's simply not true anymore. Safe jobs disappear daily, and the clamor of everyday life drowns out ordinary contributions. To make a name for yourself, to create true job security, and to make a difference in the world, you have to share your unique perspective and inspire others to take action. But in a noisy world where it seems everything's been said and shouted from the rooftops how can your ideas stand out? This is what Dorie Clark's books aims to address.
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo, St. Martin's Press, 288 pages, 3/2014
Buy for 50% Off: Ideas are the true currency of the twenty-first century. So, in order to succeed you need to be able to sell yourself and your ideas persuasively. The ability to sell yourself and your ideas is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED--which stands for technology, entertainment, and design--brings together the world's leading innovators and thinkers. Their online presentations have been viewed more than a billion times. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.