Tag Archives: Psychology

Getting to “yes and”: the art of business improv by Bob Kulhan with Chuck Crisafulli

Overview: Amidst the deluge of advice for businesspeople, there lies an overlooked tool, a key to thriving in today’s fast-paced, unpredictable environment: improvisation. In Getting to “Yes And” veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unpacks a form of mental agility with powers far beyond the entertainment value of comedy troupes. Drawing …
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Pre-Suasion: a revolutionary way to influence and persuade by Robert Cialdini.

Overview: The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered. What separates effective communicators from truly successful persuaders? Using the same combination of rigorous scientific research …
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Happiness and virtue ethics in business : the ultimate value proposition by Alejo José G. Sison.

Overview: Research on happiness has steadily increased over the last decade, with different streams of inquiry converging into what has come to be known as ‘modern happiness studies’ (MHS). In this book, Alejo José G. Sison draws on the latest research in economics and psychology as well as Aristotelian virtue ethics to show why happiness …
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Break your own rules: how to change the patterns of thinking that block women’s paths to power by Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, Mary Davis Holt.

Overview: How women can make it to the top by adopting the new rules of leadership Women hold just 11 percent of the most senior-level leadership positions in U.S. Corporations-a number that hasn’t changed in over 30 years. How can women break through? Break Your Own Rules distills the six faulty assumptions (or “rules”) most …
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Overworked and overwhelmed : [the mindfuldness alternative] by Scott Eblin.

Overview: Leverage mindful awareness and intention to achieve better outcomes Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative offers practical insights for the executive, manager or professional who feels like their RPM is maxed out in the red zone. By making the concepts and practices of mindfulness simple, practical and applicable, this book offers actionable hope for …
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