Bernard Setaro Clark
Every Wednesday, Gretchen Reynolds singlehandedly influences how millions of Americans work out. In her Phys Ed column for the New York Times, she debunks myths, spurs conversation, and creates arguments among her readers by questioning widely held beliefs about exercise. Expanding upon her popular columns, Reynolds tackles the questions we all have and (sometimes) ask about exercise. Consulting experts in physiology, biology, psychology, neurology, and sports, she uncovers how often we should exercise, how long ...
We often focus on how our gifts can help those in need. But the act of giving actually improves our own lives as well. In The Giving Way to Happiness, Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how giving to others-whether in the form of money, expertise, time, or love-has helped people from all walks of life find purpose and joy. Drawing on the wisdom of great thinkers ...
From the author of Bright Side Up, an upbeat guide to the little things we can do-for free and in five minutes or less--to feel happier and more fulfilled. This can-do guide brings together little things listeners can do that will positively impact their daily life and overall happiness. The audiobook's short, empowering entries include:
One day Donna Jackson Nakazawa found herself lying on the floor to recover from climbing the stairs. That's when it hit her. She was managing the symptoms of the autoimmune disorders that had plagued her for a decade, but she had lost her joy. As a science journalist, she was curious to know what mind-body strategies might help her. As a wife and mother she was determined to get her life back. Over the course ...
Mentors are over-utilized, under-trained and, as studies show, under-deliver. From an employer's perspective, assigning a mentor is often a band-aid to a larger problem. From an employee's perspective, a lack of formal mentorship is seen as a serious, career-inhibiting problem, the equivalent of sailing a boat without a rudder. In The Mentor Myth, Debby Carreau represents this dichotomy, explaining that while a mentor's counsel can be invaluable, it is not the silver bullet human resources ...
Regardless of how well or poorly your business operates, there isn't a single component of it that can't be improved upon-right now. The Business Process Improvement (BPI) method is a set of direct strategies for identifying and eliminating redundancies, streamlining daily operations and interactions, erasing costly errors and unnecessary expenditures, and responding quickly to changing needs. This audiobook's 10-step process can be adapted to any organization and is easy to test before full-scale implementation.
How can we forgive someone who has caused us pain? Must we forgive and forget? How does forgiveness help us move forward in life? How can we forgive ourselves and move forward in life? Joan Gattuso, bestselling author of A Course in Love, brings her wisdom to a topic that affects everyone-how to forgive when forgiveness seems impossible. Gattuso's practical and inspiring teaching serves as a compass to the spiritual principles that can transform bitterness ...
A new wave of investors is using impact investing to address some of the greatest challenges of our time-from climate change and water scarcity to lack of access to health care, education, and affordable housing-with the intention of also generating a financial return. This couldn't happen at a more critical time. While philanthropy continues to be a transformative force for good, global philanthropic funds, even when combined with the development or aid budgets of ...
Should your company pursue global expansion or mine local opportunities? Take risks to grow dramatically or protect your current stability? Seek to maximize sales or the bottom line? We're so often faced with apparent paradoxes: continuity and change, conservatism and progressiveness, predictability and chaos. In business, inherent tensions are mistakenly viewed as problems to be resolved once the "correct" answer is found. But when we consider only one direction--either A or B--we only see part ...
Everyone recognizes leaders with "presence." They stand out for their seemingly innate ability to command attention and inspire commitment. But what is this secret quality they exude, exactly? Executive and CEO coach Kristi Hedges demystifies this elusive trait, revealing that leadership presence is the intersection of outward influencing skills and internal mental conditioning. Using her I-Presence model, the author shows how anyone-regardless of position or personality-can strengthen their impact. Listeners will learn how to build ...