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You Already Know How to Be Great

by Alan Fine, with Rebecca R. Merrill. Portfolio/Penguin. 2010

Alan Fine explains this unique approach to performance development that he has developed, and which he has taught to CEOs and front-line employees, to pro athletes and weekend golfers, to musicians, teachers, and many others. This "inside-out" approach uses a four-step process

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The Consultant's Scorecard, 2nd Edition

by Jack Phillips & Patricia Pulliam-Phillips. McGraw-Hill. 2011

In The Consultant's Scorecard, the authors show how to measure and report value, results, and impact. The book contains the tools designed to create effective impact and ROI statements for project proposals you're submitting to clients. The book includes: examples of successful projects; important trends and timely issues;an expansive self-assessment checklist; templates for easy use. There are also downloadable tools provided online.

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The Art of Asking - Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers

by Terry Fadem. FT Press. 2009

Discover the core questions that managers need to master, and how to avoid the mistakes that business questioners make most often. The book contains 10 simple rules for asking questions more effectively. Ask the tough questions and take control of tough situations; use questions to promote innovation, drive change, identify hidden problems; and, get failing projects back on track.

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Bully Blocking at Work - A Self-Help Guide for Employees and Managers

by Evelyn M. Field. Australian Academic Press. 2010

No one goes to work to be humiliated, abused, ostracised, or assaulted. Yet this is the reality of a working day form more than 1 in 6 workers. Bullying causes billions of dollars in lost productivity, expensive mistakes, employee replacement costs, and health and welfare rehabilitation expenses. Bully Blocking at Work reveals the nature of workplace bullying, and provides advice for coping with and confronting bullying from both a personal and organisational perspective.

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Happiness at Work

By Srikumar S. Rao. McGraw-Hill. 2010

Be resilient, motivated, and successful - no matter what. This interactive book is based on Dr Srikumar Rao's teachings at many business schools around the world.The book includes thought-provoking exercises and inspiring life lessons to show how to create your own vision of success and reclaim your joy for living.

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