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Book: Slack - Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency by Tom DeMarco
To most companies, efficiency means profits and growth. But what if your "efficient" company the one with the reduced headcount and the "stretch" goals is actually slowing down and losing money? What if your employees are burning out doing the work of two or more people, leaving them no time for planning, prioritizing, or even lunch? What if you're losing employees faster than you can hire them? [...]
 
Book: The Character Triangle Companion - A 30-Day Kick Start to An Even Better YOU! by Lorne Rubis
Can our CHARACTER be developed? Or are we born and stuck with it? In his 2011 book The Character Triangle, Lorne Rubis shared a breakthrough method of shaping our own character by practicing three distinct but interdependent values: Accountability (Do It Now!), Respect (Be Nice!) and Abundance (Give More!). His follow up, The Character Triangle Companion: A 30-Day Kick Start to an Even Better [...]
 
Book: Runaway - A Tragedy of Youth by Peter Alpert
Like many teenagers, Jim Carson doesn't get along with his parents, feels neglected at home, and finds it hard to connect with classmates and teachers at school. Devising a half-baked plan, he flees his Florida home in the middle of the night for what he hopes will be a new start on the West Coast. What he encounters along the way is life changing, but not in the way he had hoped. Based on a true [...]
 
Book: LIAR - Lie Detection Made Easy by Trent Pettigrew
*** Updated and Expanded Edition *** *** This book contains not only the techniques that Captain Pettigrew uses and teaches. He now shows you the "proof" that his method of lie detection works! LIAR: Lie Detection Made Easy - Never Be Fooled, Conned, Duped Or Tricked By Little White Lies, Big Fat Lies, Or Even Half-Truths Again! Once you read this easy to understand, easy to use guide, written by [...]
 
Book: After Ten by Michele Shriver
Four women, once best friends, have not spoken to each other in ten years. A drunken, decade old promise and a class reunion will bring them together again. For Jordan, her lofty dreams now a distant memory and her life at a crossroads, a reunion with her one-time friends offers a chance to make amends and start anew, but only if she can avoid falling back into self-destructive habits. After [...]
 
Book: The Alien Club by Trel W Sidoruk
When everything is your first, you're an alien. The feelings, sensations, decisions and ramifications of your actions are uncharted territory. An alien landscape that stretches from your front door to your first love can be more bizarre, beautiful and unforgiving than any other planet in the Universe. With no handbook and nowhere to turn, you're forced to blaze a path to greatness you're not even [...]
 
Book: Informal Learning at Work - How to Boost Performance in Tough Times by Paul Matthews
How to build Informal Learning into your learning strategy Discover how the role of anybody involved with workplace learning, enhancing capability and improving performance MUST change to successfully manage the critical shift in the way organizations need to cater to the learning needs of their employees. Despite millions spent on training, surveys show that the majority of workers are [...]
 
Book: Finding Your Hummus - Discover your personal and organizational purpose by Michael Kouly
Finding Your Hummus is a metaphor for defining and actualizing personal and organizational purpose. This book will provide you, your colleagues, family and friends with transformational insights about life and business and will unleash your personal and organizational power in a fascinating way. Shift happens in life and business, are you ready? This book is about leadership in times of change. [...]
 
Book: Crimson Ice by Joanne Weck
A lovely young actress disappears on her way to the theater. Her sister Frankie, a single mother, fears she has been harmed by her wealthy but controlling and sometimes abusive husband. Or one of his dangerous friends. Or even more dangerous enemies. Frankie seeks the aid of a cynical undercover cop turned detective to confront some very evil people and discover the truth in a world of secrets [...]
 
Book: Stolen Laughter by Tess Thompson
Bryce Cameron is a struggling author who plans to isolate himself in the woods of Colorado to write his second novel. He isn't looking for anything permanent when he encounters Hannah Brody, a bright optimistic professional just beginning her career. Their chance encounter on a plane ride to Denver turns their lives upside down, because Bryce doesn't believe in happy endings and Hannah isn't [...]
 
Book: On the Way to Everywhere - A Novel by Kirsten B. Feldman
Though she's nicknamed for the magical Harry Potter, six-foot, dreadlocked Harry Kavanaugh doesn't find any wonder in her daily life at an exclusive girls' school outside of Washington, DC. In fact she wants nothing more than to chuck her lot and enter the wilds of public school too bad she didn't reckon on a trip to the hospital, a runaway, and a renegade or three, which just might show her a [...]
 
Book: Peopleware - Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister
Few books in computing have had as profound an influence on software management as Peopleware . The unique insight of this longtime best seller is that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. They're not easy issues; but solve them, and you'll maximize your chances of success. "Peopleware has long been one of my two favorite books on software engineering. Its underlying [...]
 
Book: We're Not Write - Two Sibs Misusing Technology by Cass Alexander and C.C. Edwards
"It was the best of texts, it was the worst of texts ..." From accidentally propositioning a friend's mom for a ball massage to finding a booger in a cup of coffee, We're Not Write offers a variety of hilarious anecdotes between siblings, Cass and C.C. Bear witness to their digital correspondence, insults, and major life faux pas in this laugh-out-loud collection.
 
Book: Shades of Love, stories from the heart by Sunny Lockwood
Six short stories explore how love can heal, can hurt, can calm and comfort, or can twirl you around and set you dancing. If you've ever longed for romance, walked away from a troubled relationship, struggled with a parent or child, or laughed about a date gone wrong, you'll identify with these stories. Here's a preview of each story: Story 1: Longing for Love - It's February. Valentine's month. [...]
 
Book: Entrepreneurial Essentials - Unconventional Business Wisdom and Bold Tactics by James D. Roumeliotis
A book about implementing refreshing business strategies in the marketplace including: - Strategies every successful leader must know. - Sales Management Tactics for the goal-oriented executive. - Executive Leadership. - Effective Marketing and Branding techniques - - Design, Innovation, and the Luxury Domain. - What you don't know could hurt your business. - Additional thoughts about [...]
 
Book: Career Dynamics in the 21st Century by Mwangi Wanjumbi
Those who have attended Mwangi Wanjumbi's training sessions know that he is passionate about asking one simple question: "Why do you work? Give me 5 answers, which must have nothing to do with money. I will reward anybody scoring at least 9 out of 10 marks with Ksh. 1000." This extrinsic motivation has over the years inspired participants to review the deepest inspirations that drive their [...]
 
Book: The Pink Eraser by Kate Taylor
Meet Opal . . . Picture a little girl who even at the tender age of four, thinks she needs to be perfect all the time. Shake your head as she is traumatized by a kindergarten teacher. The memory of the event will haunt her for most of her life. Sit next to her as she discovers that there really is magic. Play with her in the place she calls 'Fairyland' Be with this child as she faces health [...]
 
Book: Spiritual Photosynthesis - The dynamics of biblical meditation as the master key to total prosperity by Rev Jerry Kofi Tutu
We live in a universe of laws, which comprises spiritual and natural laws governed by a system of order. Spiritual law represents the fundamental patterns of nature that God has set in motion to govern the universe. To every spiritual law, there is a natural expression; and to every natural law, there is a spiritual counterpart. They are parallel to each other, and as human beings, we live in the [...]
 
Book: No Alligators in Sight by Kirsten B. Feldman
In this coming of age novel, Lettie and Bert squeak by in a tiny town on Cape Cod, one parent an alcoholic and the other absent. After a string of bad decisions on Lettie's part, their father ships them to their barely remembered mother for the summer, where they will learn hard lessons about themselves, their family, and their future by way of the Florida swamp. Throughout Lettie keeps her [...]
 
Book: Family Dynamics - Pam of Babylon Book #5 by Suzanne Jenkins
From USA Today Bestselling Author, Suzanne Jenkins!When Cindy Thomasini's family tries to sue Pam, she hires attorney Dan Chua to look into the matter. He looks into more than the lawsuit, however, with the resulting excitement much to Dave's dismay. Lisa returns from school with a companion whose brother just left the priesthood. You can imagine...In the meantime, everyone is jockeying for [...]
 
Book: Front Line Heroes - Battling the Business Tsunami by Developing High Performance Organizations by Bruce Hodes
It is possible to develop and grow powerful organizations in challenging times-it just takes courage, determination, and actionable techniques that work. In Front Line Heroes, Bruce Hodes offers executives and business leaders advice culled from 30 years of coaching privately held companies ranging from $5 million to $100 million in size. With humor, real-world examples, and step-by-step guides, [...]
 
Book: An Uncomplicated Look at Intuition, Energy, The Other Side and More by Pearle S. Lake
If you've ever been perplexed about the dynamics of intuition or how to have energy to be at your best, then you'll find what you need inside this book. Are you curious about the other side and reincarnation? You'll find uncomplicated information. You're not asked to believe what doesn't ring true to you, just keep an open mind. As an Intuitive whose focus is empowerment, Pearle writes for those [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Leadership Myth - Discover the Power of Collaborationship by Christian Monö
Leadership has long been seen as one of the most vital and influential factors in both social and organizational development. It is believed to play a central part in how humans interact and collaborate. But where do these beliefs come from? Is it true that leaders shape the world we live in? What is a leader and why do people dislike the idea of being a follower? In this thought-provoking book, [...]
 
Book: Lambskin Raincoat (ClipArt Series Book 3) by Andi Scarlatti
Lambskin Raincoat is Short Episode 3 of Andi Scarlatti's groundbreaking collection, the ClipArt Series. Inevitable? Maybe. Certainly Greece's Prime Minister has many people calling for his head. And worse. A careful observer of the Scarlatti Family dynamics might leave you wondering which sister is the best person for the job. Imagine how Andi feels.
 
Book: Why Leadership Sucks - Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership by Miles Anthony Smith
Eliminate Frustration With Leadership What if you could decrease your stress and flourish ? What if the wisdom you need to succeed with your team or your boss is within your reach? The good news is, leadership can also be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling endeavors . What if you could enjoy the rich rewards of leadership, and handle the challenging times with grace and ease ? Leadership [...]
 
Book: Lead Your Team to Win by Maxine Attong
Have you, as head of your team, felt frustrated when team members seem distracted and unable to work because of personal issues? Have you, as a team member, wanted a second opinion for your big idea, but were afraid of being laughed at, or-worse-having your idea stolen? Have you been in a work situation where you felt trust was broken, and you were left with few options for repairing it? These [...]
 
Book: I Yearn For You My Sultan by Suzanne C. Suber
I Yearn For You My Sultan is an intimate mixture of exoticism and romantic fantasy that celebrates the intensity of desire. The poems and stories contained are not based on facts, but rather on the sensual creativity of a writer who thrives on the romantic aspects of life. These verses are written to carry you into the dynamics of the human experience, in essence, through the deeper meanings of [...]
 
Book: Trapped in Limbo by John Robert McCauley
This is a remarkable story of family genes and individual triumph. As the curtain rises, New York City is infested with terrorists. This thriller revolves around an American, Dr. Wolfgang Von Braun, the father of drones, and his daughter, Kristen, a Brazilian. Though worlds apart, their shared scientific genes promise to bring them together until a tragic circumstance changes the time table. [...]
 
Book: Learning to be Little - Kelly's Story (Unexpected Consequences Book 3) by Kathryn R. Blake
After a bleak childhood in foster care, Kelly's growing mistrust has her running away again and again. Homeless and penniless, with no relatives to harbor her and a penchant for escaping her caretakers, Kelly is finally handed over to one of the few parish orphanages remaining in existence until she turns eighteen, when she is released. Possessing only a little money, few skills, and even fewer [...]
 
Book: Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi - Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior by Rodolfo Tello
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? This book addresses this question in a comprehensive yet accessible manner. In a context where indigenous ways of life can be significantly influenced by policies and practices guided by preconceived notions based on flawed assumptions, this book fills a critical gap in current knowledge about the changing environmental behavior of [...]
 


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