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Left Brain Right Stuff

Author : Phil Rosenzweig
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Dozens of books have been published recently on the errors and biases that affect our judgments and choices. Drawing on cognitive science, their lessons are excellent for many kinds of decisions - consumer choice and financial investments, for example - but stop short of addressing many of the most important decisions we face in management, where we can actively influence outcomes and where competitive forces mean we have to outperform rivals. As Phil Rosenzweig shows, drawing on examples from business, sports and politics, this sort of decision-making relies on mastering two very different abilities. First, the analytical problem-solving skills associated with the brain's left hemisphere; and second, what Tom Wolfe called 'the Right Stuff': the ability to take calculated risks. Bringing fresh and often surprising insights to topics including confidence and overconfidence, the uses and limits of decision models, leadership and authenticity, expert performance and deliberate practice, competitive bidding and new venture management, Left Brain, Right Stuff, the myth-busting follow-up to The Halo Effect, explains how to perform when making even the most difficult decisions.

The Smart Strategy Book

Author : Kevin Duncan
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Strategy is a plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim, and there are many areas in business where a decent strategy will be of value. Strategy is not complex, but it can be hard, because of the pain of having to make choices. In this practical guide, bestselling author Kevin Duncan offers intelligent and quick solutions to tricky business issues through smart strategic thinking and action. He provides 50 smart ideas to help you arrive at your solution (and present it in a way that everyone can understand!)

Chua Lectures The From Memristors And Cellular Nonlinear Networks To The Edge Of Chaos Volume Ii Memristors And Cnn The Right Stuff For Ai And Brain like Computers

Author : Leon O Chua
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This 4-volume compendium contains the verbatim hard copies of all color slides from the Chua Lecture Series presented at HP in Palo Alto, during the period from September 22 to November 24, 2015. Each lecture consists of 90 minutes, divided into a formal lecture, a discussion session, and an Encore of special trivia that the audience found mesmerizing.These lectures share some unique features of the classic Feynman Lectures on Physics, as much of the materials are presented in the unique style of the author, and the content is original as discovered or invented by the author himself. Unlike most technical books that suffer a notoriously short life span as their features could be superseded by superior models, this series of Chua lectures are intended to never be obsolete — many concepts and principles introduced are in fact new laws of nature, written in the language of sophomore-level mathematics, providing the foundation and the elan vital for initiating and nurturing future concepts and inventions.Volume II — shows that memristors can be either volatile or non-volatile, and effectively proving that synapses are non-volatile memristors, while action potentials are generated by locally-active memristors.

Modern Human Relations at Work

Author : Richard M. Hodgetts
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The Little Book of Big Stuff About the Brain

Author : Andrew Curran
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Designed as a cover to cover read which leaves the reader with a working knowledge of the human brain from its first evolution 2 billion years ago to the present day. A light-hearted look at the brain aimed at a lay audience. It especially focuses on the neurobiology of emotional intelligence and in many ways is the neurobiological explanation of why emotional intelligence is so important to health, wealth and happiness.

Training and Development Journal

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Information Structures

Author : Dave Clay
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The Left Stuff

Author : Melissa Roth
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This book demystifies the place left-handness has held in society, shedding new light on this controversial discussion.

ASEE Prism

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Consider the Crows

Author : Charlene Weir
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A phone call announcing murder rudely interrupts a quiet Sunday morning for chief of police Susan Wren. The body of Lynelle Hames, a quiet young woman newly arrived in Hampstead, Kansas, has been found near the isolated old house where she was living. Susan herself is a recent arrival in the small town. A former San Francisco cop, she chose to stay on as chief after solving the murder of her new husband one year before (The Winter Widow, SMP, 1992). With cold determination, Susan begins her investigation, but matters are soon complicated by the disappearance of a prominent citizen. As the vice-chancellor of Emerson College, Hilary Kalazar knew Lynnelle, who worked as a clerk-typist at the local school. Is Hilary's failure to arrive at the Dallas convention where she was scheduled to speak a coincidence, or is it somehow connected to Lynnelle's murder? The town begins to panic, with the mayor dogging Susan's every step and the townspeople arming themselves against a faceless danger. Hampered by treacherous weather, tangled lies, and small-town secrets, Susan investigates with street-smart persistence, knowing that unless she moves fast, the killer will strike again. Both poignant and wry, Consider the Crows is also a thoroughly entertaining puzzler of a mystery novel.

Right Brain left Brain Photography

Author : Kathryn Marx
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... This practical book, complete with pictures by and interviews with some of the world's top photographers, shows you how to tap your brain's potential. For example Ralph Gibson, Marilyn Bridges, Simon Fulford, Larry Clark, Kathleen Kenyon, Mary Frey, Lucien Clergue, Tom Drahos, Andreas Mahl and Bernard Faucon explain how to develop rational, directed approaches with your brain's left hemisphere ...

Is the Left Brain Always Right

Author : Clare Cherry
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From the Boiler Room to the Living Room

Author : Mitch Anthony
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Author Mitch Anthony has been recognized as the voice of conscience for the financial services industry. For more than a decade, he has shown advisors how building authentic, genuine relationships can serve clients' best interests and build heathly—and financially successful—practices at the same time. In From the Boiler Room to the Living Room, Mitch examines where the financial services industry has failed in the past, and what it needs to do to restore trust at both the individual and industry levels. He teaches readers how to better understand the emotional significance of the money that clients entrust to their advisors and the struggles they face as they attempt to get "more life for their money." The book also discusses why venture philosophy, funding single moments, and rethinking one's purpose in life is more important to clients than net worth or asset allocation. Finally, it discusses how to develop dialogues that forge meaningful, long-term client connections—in other words, how to stop selling and start listening.

Right brain Lesson Plans for a Left brain World

Author : Susane K. Rotalo
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A Whole New Mind

Author : Daniel H. Pink
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New York Times Bestseller An exciting--and encouraging--exploration of creativity from the author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers-creative and holistic "right-brain" thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who doesn't. Drawing on research from around the world, Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) outlines the six fundamentally human abilities that are absolute essentials for professional success and personal fulfillment--and reveals how to master them. A Whole New Mind takes readers to a daring new place, and a provocative and necessary new way of thinking about a future that's already here.

Girl Stuff

Author : Kaz Cooke
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With over 600 pages and heaps of cartoons, Girl Stuff has everything girls need to know about- friends, body changes, shopping, clothes, make-up, pimples (arrghh), sizes, hair, earning money, guys, embarrassment, what to eat, moods, smoking, why diets suck, handling love and heartbreak, exercise, school stress, sex, beating bullies and mean girls, drugs, drinking, how to find new friends, cheering up, how to get on with your family, and confidence. Each chapter includes facts, hints, inspiring lists, hundreds of quotes from real girls, and details for over 350 websites, books and other information. Written in extensive consultation with more than 70 medical, and practical experts, Girl Stuff provides the most up-to-date and useful information possible. Visit www.girlstuffbook.com.au 'Girl Stuffis the bible when it comes to being a young teen girl...... ' bellaboo.com.au 'Girl Stuff is the ultimate teen guide.'Courier Mail 'Kaz Cooke has come to the rescue...... (Girl Stuff) goes way beyond the usual girly stuff of pimples, periods and pashing. It covers everything from physical changes and body image to teenage brains, moods, alcohol, drugs, confidence, friendship, relationships, mental health, money, school, work, feminism and marketing scams.' Herald Sun 'The ultimate reference book for any girl.' Girlfriend 'It has practical advice on diet, health, sex, and other embarrassing problems.' Good Health & Medicine 'If you're worried about your teenage daughter, buying this book may be one of the best things you can do to help guide her through. I wish I had this sort of information at my disposal during those testing years.' Manly Daily 'Kaz doesn't preach, she talks to you like your best friend.' New Idea 'Girl Stuff is the kind of book most girls will enjoy, read voraciously and refer to over and over again ...... Cooke genuinely respects her readers and it shows' Sydney Morning Herald 'The book is filled with quotes from teenagers, giving it a chatty and informal style, but also a real insight into the mysterious minds of teens.' Sunday Examiner 'Whether you're a teenage girl or the parent of one, you'll love (Girl Stuff), a guide to navigating those tricky pre-adulthood years...... and its written in Cooke's inimitable, humorous style.' Sunday Herald Sun 'a survival guide covering sex, love, pubic hair, cyber-safety, money, hair ironing, shopping, self-defence, homework, brain-care, how to change the world and a zillion other things that weigh heavily on girls' minds...... ' The Australian

Healthcare Communication

Author : Patrick Muller
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Please put no text on the back except for the iuniverse graphics and barcodes. You've done this on a couple of my books (no descriptive text) and I LOVE IT!

Don t Sweat The Small Stuff in Love

Author : Richard Carlson
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Richard Carlson has helped millions of readers to reduce the stress in their everyday lives, with their families and in their jobs. Now he shows readers how to apply his immensely popular and helpful philosophy to one of the most difficult aspects of life - the romantic relationship. While depression, heartache, anger, and insecurity are widely associated with romantic love, the concept of stress is rarely identified as a problem. In one hundred brief, beautifully written essays, Richard Carlson shows readers how not to overreact to a loved one's criticism, how to appreciate your spouse in new ways, how to get past old angers, and many other ways to improve and increase the joy and pleasure that can and should be a part of any partnership.

Drawn to Life Volume 2

Author : Walt Stanchfield
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Discover the lessons that helped bring about a new golden age of Disney animation! Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator Walt Stanchfield. For over twenty years, Walt helped breathe life into the new golden age of animation with these teachings at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and influenced such talented artists as Tim Burton, Brad Bird, Glen Keane, and John Lasseter. These writings represent the quintessential refresher for fine artists and film professionals, and it is a vital tutorial for students who are now poised to be part of another new generation in the art form. Written by Walt Stanchfield (1919-2000), who began work for the Walt Disney Studios in the 1950s. His work can be seen in films like Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, 101 Dalmatians, and Peter Pan. Edited by Academy Award®-nominated producer Don Hahn, who has prduced such classic Disney films as Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King.

Help My Brain Hurts

Author : Mandy Hager
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