The most powerful word in the language is one that most people find difficult to say. Yet when we know how to use it correctly, it has the power to profoundly transform our lives. That word is 'No'. In Getting to Yes, William Ury helped millions of people across the world discover how to transform their working and personal relationships by saying Yes. In this wise and insightful 'prequel' to the international bestseller, Ury asserts that, although you may be able to say Yes, you cannot get to the right Yes until you know how to say No. Most of us are reluctant to say No when we fear the word could spoil relationships with bosses; lose the deal with clients or upset family members. This indispensable book will help readers know whether and how to say No and provides a simple, proven five-step solution and tried and tested techniques to tackle this everyday dilemma.
Willie and his friends are making questionable choices with some new friends. Peer pressure is affecting the group in a negative way. Fortunately, counselor Mr. J is here to teach Willie and his friends the importance of setting boundaries and saying no when it counts. This graphic novel will help young readers learn to resist peer pressure.
This life-changing book explores seven principles that can help you become a powerful force in your family, your church, your community, and your world. Through biblical teaching, inspirational quotes, and true stories of women just like you, you will learn to incorporate your life as you have a powerful impact on those around you. Do you want to be a positive woman of powerful influence? Do you want to make a lasting impression on the lives of the people around you? You can become a positive woman—no matter where you find yourself right now—simply by choosing to allow God's power and strength to pour through you. This life-changing book explores seven principles that can help you become a powerful force in your family, your church, your community, and your world. Through biblical teaching, inspirational quotes, and true stories of women just like you, you will learn to incorporate your life as you have a powerful impact on those around you. Every woman—including you—has the potential to become a positive, powerful influence in her world. Never underestimate the power of a positive woman. That woman can be you!
Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great
Author: Jon Gordon
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
A book about teams to help teams become more positive, united and connected. Worldwide bestseller — the author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams - and provides practical tools to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance. Jon Gordon doesn’t just research the keys to great teams, he has personally worked with some of the most successful teams on the planet and has a keen understanding of how and why they became great. In The Power of a Positive Team, Jon draws upon his unique team building experience as well as conversations with some of the greatest teams in history in order to provide an essential framework, filled with proven practices, to empower teams to work together more effectively and achieve superior results. Utilizing examples from the writing team who created the hit show Billions, the National Champion Clemson Football team, the World Series contending Los Angeles Dodgers, The Miami Heat and the greatest beach volleyball team of all time to Navy SEAL’s, Marching bands, Southwest Airlines, USC and UVA Tennis, Twitter, Apple and Ford, Jon shares innovative strategies to transform a group of individuals into a united, positive and powerful team. Jon not only infuses this book with the latest research, compelling stories, and strategies to maintain optimism through adversity... he also shares his best practices to transform negativity, build trust (through his favorite team building exercises) and practical ways to have difficult conversations—all designed to make a team more positive, cohesive, stronger and better. The Power of a Positive Team also provides a blueprint for addressing common pitfalls that cause teams to fail—including complaining, selfishness, inconsistency, complacency, unaccountability—while offering solutions to enhance a team’s creativity, grit, innovation and growth. This book is meant for teams to read together. It’s written in such a way that if you and your team read it together, you will understand the obstacles you will face and what you must do to become a great team. If you read it together, stay positive together, and take action together you will accomplish amazing things TOGETHER.
- These purse-sized gift editions offer gentle words of wisdom and encouragement. - Easy to-do suggestions offer practical ways to be a positive influence. - This portable gift edition is from the popular Honey, They Shrunk My Hormones. - This purse-sized book offers a quick look at midlife issues aimed at the woman approaching, or in the midst of, this often misunderstood and confusing season.
How to Create a Positive Future for the Climate, the Planet, Your Organization and Your Life
Author: Bob Doppelt
Category: Business & Economics
The future will be powered by sustainable thinking in business, organizations, governments and everyday life.This revolutionary book tackles climate change, sustainability and life success by starting with your mind. It provides proven �staged-based� methods for transforming thinking and behaviour, beginning first with the reader�s own cognitive patterns, then moving to how individuals can motivate other people to change, and finally to how teams and organizations can be motivated to change.
Both stay-at-home and working moms alike can learn and apply seven simple principles for shaping their families for good, and adopting their attitudes and actions so that the lives they care about are filled with love and encouragement. Original.
Whether you're happy in your marriage or struggling to survive, this book is all about how you can become a positive influence in your marriage. And believe it or not, being a positive wife has nothing to do with your husband -- it has to do with you and who you are in God. Through seven biblical principles, Karol Ladd shares how any woman can be a positive (not perfect) wife as she builds a deeper, more meaningful relationship with her husband. In its pages you will find: helpful hints on the art of arguing how to practice the gift of forgiving practical suggestions on how to respect your husband great date ideas advice on handling financial responsibly This creative book is a "vitamin boost" that will nourish your spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional growth. Now you can becomethe positive wife you've always wanted to be!