Outliers-The Story of Success
Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, kahneman explains: system one is fast, intuitive, and emotional; system two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Examining how both systems function within the mind, kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities as well as the biases of fast thinking and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and our choices.
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The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate daniel kahneman’s seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including steven pinker and malcolm gladwell. In thinking, fast and slow, kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life’s work. It will change the way you think about thinking.
Do you have a talk, speech or presentation looming? The speaker’s coach reveals the secrets of how to make it effortless. With quick-read tips, find out how to prepare what to say, deliver with confidence and leave them wanting more.
You’re never too young to learn the language of money… And the lessons that rich dad taught robert. Like it or not, money is a part of our everyday lives and the more we understand it, the better the chance that we can learn to have our money work hard for us—instead of working hard for money all our lives.
Vision, persistence, integrity, and respect for everyone in the workplace–these are all qualities of successful leaders. But Jeffrey J. Fox, the founder of a marketing consulting company, also gives these tips: never write a nasty memo, skip all office parties, and overpay your people. These are a few of his key ways to climb the corporate ladder
ony Robbins is one of the most revered writers and thinkers of our time. People from all over the world—from the disadvantaged to the well-heeled, from twenty-somethings to retirees—credit him for giving them the inspiration and the tools for transforming their lives. From diet and fitness, to business and leadership, to relationships and self-respect, Tony Robbins’s books have changed people in profound and lasting ways. Now, for the first time
Business leaders often take actions that from up earnings in the short term, but compromise their companies’ long-term health. David cote, the much-respected former leader of honeywell international and one of the most successful ceo of his generation, shares a simple, paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals. Short-termism is rampant among executives and managers today, causing many companies to under perform and even go out of business.
Nir eyal answers these questions (and many more) with the hook model – a four-step process that, when embedded into products, subtly encourages customer behaviour. Through consecutive “hook cycles,” these products bring people back again and again without depending on costly advertising or aggressive messaging.
Did you know, for example, that 20 percent of customers account for 80 percent of revenues? That 20 percent of our time accounts for 80 percent of the work we accomplish? The 80/20 principle shows how we can achieve much more with much less effort, time, and resources, simply by identifying and focusing our efforts on the 20 percent that really counts.
COLIN BRYAR STARTED AT AMAZON IN 1998; BILL CARR JOINED IN 1999. THEIR TIME AT AMAZON COVERED A PERIOD OF UNMATCHED INNOVATION THAT BROUGHT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDING KINDLE, AMAZON PRIME, AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES TO LIFE. THROUGH THE STORY OF THESE INNOVATIONS THEY REVEAL AND CODIFY THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES THAT HAVE DRIVEN THE SUCCESS OF ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY COMPANIES THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, FROM THE FAMOUS 14-LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES, THE BAR RAISER HIRING PROCESS, AND AMAZON’S FOUNDING CHARACTERISTICS: CUSTOMER OBSESSION, LONG-TERM THINKING, EAGERNESS TO INVENT, AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE.
After interviewing fifty of the world’s greatest financial minds and penning the #1 New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.
Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again? Because in business it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters why you do it. Steve jobs, the wright brothers and martin luther king have one thing in common: they started with why.