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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

by Brené Brown

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Call number: 658.409 Bro

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Random House

When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don’t see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work.

Make Time : How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

Make Time : How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky

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Call number: 650.11 Kna

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Currency

In a world where information refreshes endlessly and the workday feels like a race to react to other people's priorities faster, frazzled and distracted has become our default position. But what if the exhaustion of constant busyness wasn't mandatory? What if you could step off the hamster wheel and start taking control of your time and attention? That's what this book is about.

Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity

Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity

by Michael Kinch

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Call number: 614.4 Kin

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Pegasus Books

Between Hope and Fear tells the remarkable story of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases and their social and political implications. While detailing the history of vaccine invention, Kinch reveals the ominous reality that our victories against vaccine-preventable diseases are not permanent—and could easily be undone. Between Hope and Fear relates the remarkable intersection of science, technology and disease that has helped eradicate many of the deadliest plagues known to man.

Work Is Love Made Visible: A Collection of Essays about the Power of Finding Your Purpose from the World's Greatest Thought Leaders

Work Is Love Made Visible: A Collection of Essays about the Power of Finding Your Purpose from the World's Greatest Thought Leaders

by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, Sarah McArthur

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Call number: 658 Wor

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Wiley

Work is Love Made Visible offers the insights of some of the world’s greatest thought leaders as they tackle one of life’s most difficult treasure hunts: finding purpose. We all want a meaningful life. We want to work together for a brighter future, we want to celebrate our differences and commit to good. We want to inspire others, nurture their talents, and help them grow. We want to look back one day on a life well-lived, and leave something behind that matters to the world. Work is Love Made Visible shows you how some of us have succeeded, and offers you insight and guidance so that you can do the same.

From Medicine to Manuscript: Doctors with a Literary Legacy

From Medicine to Manuscript: Doctors with a Literary Legacy

by Seymour I. Schwartz

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Call number: 610.695 Sch

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Prometheus Books

Throughout history doctors have felt the need to express themselves in prose and poetry, often on subjects far removed from their medical interests. Renowned surgeon Seymour I. Schwartz felt this same compulsion to write and eventually decided to investigate other authors with a background in medicine. The result is this informative and entertaining compilation of biographical profiles spanning the Middle Ages to the present era.

What You Don't Know about Leadership, But Probably Should: Applications to Daily Life

What You Don't Know about Leadership, But Probably Should: Applications to Daily Life

by Jeffrey Kottler

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Call number: 303.34 Kot

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In What You Don't Know About Leadership, but Probably Should, Jeffrey A. Kottler translates the latest research, theory, and skills into practical strategies for everyday and professional situations. He presents the wisdom and successful strategies of an array of renowned leaders--from Steve Jobs to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, George Lucas to Admiral Horatio Nelson--while citing the challenges they faced and lessons they learned in their respective roles.

The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead

The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead

by Warren Berger

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Call number: 650.1 Ber

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

When confronted with almost any demanding situation, the act of questioning can help guide us to smart decisions. By asking questions, we can analyze, learn, and move forward in the face of uncertainty. But "questionologist" Warren Berger says that the questions must be the right ones; the ones that cut to the heart of complexity or enable us to see an old problem in a fresh way.

Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

by Christine Harper, Paul A. Volcker

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Call number: 332.11 Vol

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: PublicAffairs

As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-long career serving six presidents. Told with wit, humor, and down-to-earth erudition, the narrative of Volcker's career illuminates the changes that have taken place in American life, government, and the economy since World War II.

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

by Paul Greenberg

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Call number: 613.284 Gre

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Penguin Press

Omega-3 fatty acids have long been celebrated by doctors and dieticians as key to a healthy heart and a sharper brain. But a closer look at the omega-3 sensation reveals something much deeper and more troubling. The miracle pill is only the latest product of the reduction industry, a vast, global endeavor that over the last century has boiled down trillions of pounds of marine life into animal feed, fertilizer, margarine, and dietary supplements. The creatures that are the victims of that industry seem insignificant to the untrained eye, but turn out to be essential to the survival of whales, penguins, and fish of all kinds, including many that we love to eat.

Reinvent Your Business Model: How to Seize the White Space for Transformative Growth

Reinvent Your Business Model: How to Seize the White Space for Transformative Growth

by Mark W. Johnson

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Call number: 658.401 Joh

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

In this revised, updated, and newly titled edition, Johnson provides an eminently practical framework for understanding how a business model actually works. Identifying its four fundamental building blocks, he lays out a structured and repeatable process for reinventing an existing business model or creating a new one and then incubating and scaling it into a profitable and thriving enterprise. In a new chapter on digital transformation, he shows how serial transformers like Amazon leverage business model innovation so successfully.

The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

by Charles Graeber

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Call number: 616.994 Gra

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Twelve

Draws on the experiences of patients, physicians, and researchers to explain the revolutionary development of immunotherapy as a treatment for cancer and how that information is being harnessed to create more effective patient therapies.

Scale or Fail: How to Build Your Dream Team, Explode Your Growth, and Let Your Business Soar

Scale or Fail: How to Build Your Dream Team, Explode Your Growth, and Let Your Business Soar

by Allison Maslan

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Call number: 658.11 Mas

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Wiley

In Scale or Fail, author Allison Maslan—who has successfully scaled ten companies from scratch and has guided thousands of small businesses to do the same—shares her revolutionary SCALEit Method ® for successfully growing, replicating, and expanding your business. She also shares pivotal mindset strategies she’s used to break the fear barrier as a trapeze artist so you can move past any obstacle, take strategic Big Picture risks, and fulfill your dreams of business expansion and skyrocketing profit.the greatest of ease.

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