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Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Communicate, Connect, and Persuade

Trey Gowdy shares in in his book, Doesn’t Hurt to Ask, the effective and powerful communication success strategies he’s honed as a seasoned prosecuting attorney and congressman. Stressing the virtue and power of thought-provoking questions, Gowdy outlines how crafting and delivering the right query, and following it up with deep listening, is the key to […]

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Changing for Good: A revolutionary six-stage program for overcoming bad habits and moving your life positively forward

No one likes ‘change’ except a wet baby, but everybody needs it. And if you want to be successful, positive change is a habit you need to adopt. This collective of research and proven change model by James O. Prochaska, Ph.D., John C. Norcross, Ph.D. and Carol C. DiClemente, Ph.D. is the handbook for making […]

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The Mary Kay Way: Timeless Principles from America’s Greatest Woman Entrepreneur

Mary Kay Ash tells her story of becoming and iconic entrepreneur and building her global company from the ground up. But this isn’t a brag book, it’s a how-to-succeed book that demonstrates that anyone can realize their dreams with hard work, grit and a tenacious determination to break the conventional business model. Basing her success […]

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The Culture Secret: How to Empower People and Companies No Matter What You Sell

“Every business today has to cultivate a culture that, first, learns what motivates and reward its employees and, second, translates that into positive experiences for its customers.” Let’s say you don’t own a business, but you do value success as a leader, team member or career professional, then pick up this book. Each chapter in […]

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We’re All in This Together: Creating a team culture of high performance, trust and belonging

Former professional athlete, renowned speaker and leader in the team building industry, Mike Robbins, shares his core principles for building and leading a successful team in his latest book, We’re All in This Together. When it comes to working alongside others, you don’t always get to choose your teammates. This can be a recipe for […]

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Writing is Good For You

There’s nothing more enjoyable than writing and being around others who love to write. At conferences, clubs, or workshops with new and seasoned writers, it feels inspiring to be around others who love the craft. Just this weekend, I connected over coffee with Jack Monroe, a great writer of political intrigue tales for young readers. And simply […]

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