The Culture Code reveals the secrets of some of the best teams in the world – from Pixar to Google to US Navy SEALs – explaining the three skills such groups have mastered in order to generate trust and a willingness to collaborate.
In this must-listen book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople – both seasoned and new – that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit”.
In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs – a real-life Tony Stark – and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers
From the renowned bestselling author of The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, an authorized collection of writings that unlock the secret to extraordinary success that lies within each of us
It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of new york real estate, and ends with trump’s inauguration as president of the united states. That moment was the culmination of vladimir putin’s long mission to undermine western democracy, a mission that he and his hand-selected group of oligarchs and associates had ensnared trump in, starting more than twenty years ago with the massive bailout of a string of sensational trump hotel and casino failures in atlantic city
The instant new york times bestseller from the greatest living authority on habit formation, stanford university’s bj fogg, phd. “absolutely brilliant … A 5/5 book” chris evans “will help anyone have their best year yet” dr rangan chatterjee when times are hard, forget daunting goals. For real change, start small. Forget exhausting fitness regimes. Lose the guilt. Stop feeling bad.
No matter your goals, atomic habits offers a proven framework for improving–every day. James clear, one of the worlds’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.
In this highly anticipated new book, integrative medicine pioneer and new york times bestselling author deepak chopra states that a higher state of consciousness is available here and now, for us all. Chopra unlocks the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations of the mind to access field of infinite possibilities and reach our full potential. How do you achieve this? By becoming metahuman
It’s been a year since eragon departed alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of dragon riders. When a vision from the eldunarí, unexpected visitors, and an exciting urgal legend surface, eragon is faced with a much-needed distraction that may lead to a new perspective.
When one hears “love story”, romeo and juliet comes immediately to mind. This, very accessible play, well known to audiences and students alike, contains some of shakespeare’s most beautiful love poetry, as well as his characteristic insights into the human condition.
Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are greg and his trusty best friend, rowley jefferson. It’s a fight for survival as greg and rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighbourhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will greg and rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day? ‘The world has gone crazy for jeff kinney’s diary of a wimpy kid’ – sun with millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, wimpy kid has turned millions of kids into readers.
Malcolm gladwell, host of the podcast revisionist history and author of the #1 new york times bestseller outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers–and why they often go wrong. How did fidel castro fool the cia for a generation? Why did neville chamberlain think he could trust adolf hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn’t true? Talking to strangers is a classically gladwellian intellectual adventure, a challenging and controversial excursion through history.
With no arms, no legs, and no defense, nick vujicic has experienced bullying of all kinds for being “different.” He knows what it feels like to be picked on and pushed around. But nick learned that he doesn’t have to play the bully’s game–and neither do you. No bully can define who you are, and in stand strong, nick shows how you too can overcome and rise above bullying.
We can always change. In the power of habit, award-winning new york times business reporter charles duhigg translates cutting-edge behavioural science into practical self-improvement action, distilling advanced neuroscience into fascinating narratives of transformation.
This book serves as a step-by-step guide to live a life of luxury. It teaches the reader how they can outsource their lives to overseas virtual assistants for 5$ per hour and do whatever they want to. There is an explanation about blue-chip escape artists who travel the world without quitting their jobs. Learn to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles used by a forgotten italian economist. Find out how lifestyle design principles can suit unpredictable economic times.
The #1 sunday times bestseller from ‘the most influential public intellectual in the western world right now’ (new york times) – now in paperback. How should we live properly in a world of chaos and uncertainty? Jordan peterson has helped millions of people, young and old, men and women, aim at a life of responsibility and meaning. Now he can help you. Drawing on his own work as a clinical psychologist and on lessons from humanity’s oldest myths and stories, peterson offers twelve profound and realistic principles to live by.
Take a moment to consider how many things you want to learn to do. What’s on your list? What’s holding you back from getting started? Are you worried about the time and effort it takes to acquire new skills – time you don’t have and effort you can’t spare? Research suggests it takes 10,000 hours to develop a new skill. In this nonstop world when will you ever find that much time and energy?
Millions around the world recognise the smiling face and inspirational message of nick vujicic. Despite being born without arms or legs, nick’s challenges have not kept him from enjoying great adventures, a fulfilling and meaningful career, and loving relationships.
Love without limits, nick and kanae tell how they improbably found each other, fell in love, and then fought to overcome skepticism from others about their relationship. Filled with practical insights that will benefit any couple, this inspiring book describes a godly courtship and the early years of the vujicics’ marriage and parenting journey.
It is the amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy. Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life, for example a good job, a loving relationship, money or possessions, health or spiritual peace of mind. The maze is where you look for what you want, perhaps the organisation you work in, or the family or community you live in. The problem is that the cheese keeps moving.
In the course of a career that has taken him from some of the world’s biggest media companies to twitter, via google and youtube, bruce daisley has become fascinated by what makes great companies tick. And in his hugely popular podcast eat sleep work repeat, he has dug right into the dna of work, talking to leading experts about how we can make our jobs more fulfilling, more productive – and much more enjoyable.
He last time you tried to talk with someone who didn’t already agree with you about issues that matter most. How well did it go? These conversations are vital, but too often get stuck. They become contentious or we avoid them because we fear they might. What if, in these difficult conversations, we could stay true to ourselves while enriching relationships and creating powerful pathways forward? What if our divergent values provided healthy fuel for dialogue and innovation instead of gridlock and polarization? Jason jay and gabriel grant invite us into a spirit of serious play, laughing at ourselves while moving from self-reflection to action.
For many years, glennon doyle denied her discontent. Then, while speaking at a conference, she looked at a woman across the room and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind- there. She. Is. At first, glennon assumed these words came to her from on high but soon she realised they had come to her from within. This was the voice she had buried beneath decades of numbing addictions and social conditioning. Glennon decided to let go of the world’s expectations of her and reclaim her true untamed self.
Eckhart tolle’s a new earth is a cornerstone for personal spirituality and self-improvement, leading readers to new levels of consciousness and inner peace. Taking off from the introspective work the power of now, which was a number one bestseller and has sold millions of copies worldwide, tolle provides the spiritual framework for people to move beyond themselves in order to make this world a better, more spiritually evolved place to live.
Eckhart tolle works his magic in this book where every sentence rings with truth and power. One of the best books to come along in years. Oneness with all life has the power to bring you into the space between our thoughts, where we find, as eckhart so beautifully puts it, deep serenity, stillness, and a sacred presence.
Death is a taboo in most societies in the world. But what if we have got this completely wrong? What if death was not the catastrophe it is made out to be but an essential aspect of life, rife with spiritual possibilities for transcendence? For the first time, someone is saying just that. In this unique treatise-like exposition, sadhguru dwells extensively upon his inner experience as he expounds on the more profound aspects of death that are rarely spoken about.
Born without arms or legs, nick vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling, and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, nick eagerly spreads his message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way.
As a human behavior investigator, vanessa van edwards studies the hidden forces that drive our behavior patterns in her lab – and she’s cracked the code. In captivate she shares a wealth of valuable shortcuts, systems, and behavior hacks for taking charge of interactions at work, at home, and in any social situation.