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Singletasking

Author : Devora Zack
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Your Mind Can't Be Two Places at Once Too many of us have become addicted to the popular, enticing, dangerously misleading drug of multitasking. Devora Zack was once hooked herself. But she beat it and became more efficient, and you can too. Zack marshals convincing neuroscientific evidence to prove that you really can't do more by trying to tackle several things at once—it's an illusion. There is a better way to deal with all the information and interruptions that bombard us today. Singletasking explains exactly how to clear and calm your mind, arrange your schedule and environment, and gently yet firmly manage the expectations of people around you so that you can accomplish a succession of tasks, one by one—and be infinitely more productive. Singletasking is the secret to success and sanity.

Go With It

Author : Karen Hough
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Count the number of times you’ve said “no” to an idea. Whether you inadvertently put out a spark of brilliance or nixed a nonstarter, your response took away someone else’s opportunity to feel heard. And that’s an innovation killer. No one knows this truth better than improv expert Karen Hough. Go With It: Embrace the Unexpected to Drive Change brings you Hough’s discoveries from the front lines of innovation. She has seen how business innovators deal with dichotomy by preparing, playing, and thinking upside down. Improv troupes succeed on stage because they apply the “Yes, and” principle. Whatever the first person says, the next person affirms and adds to it. But this practice isn’t limited to onstage brilliance—corporate teams caught up in old patterns of thought and action can learn to improvise and innovate, too. Pharmaceutical scientists who know how to improvise can accelerate their fuzzy front-end work on new drugs. Technologists who are masters of going with it know how to successfully bring their breakthroughs to market. Executives who use improv techniques get their teams working and innovating together. Their stories fill this book. And they emphasize that it’s the process of listening, agreeing, and discussing an idea that’s monumentally important. Hough shows you that anyone can learn to be more creative and innovative. It just takes flexibility, humor, and focus—that’s improv.

100 Questions and Answers About Gen X Plus 100 Questions and Answers About Millennials

Author : Michigan State University School of Journalism
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Gen X and Millennials are explored in this double guide in Michigan State University’s Bias Busters series. It answers everyday questions and stereotypes about these two important generations. Learn how they got their names, how these generations are described and how their proud members identify themselves. You will find answers about when generations begin and end, and the seismic events defining them. This guide is for people in business, education, government, medicine, law and human resources who need a starting point for understanding the truth about these influential age cohorts.

Networking for People Who Hate Networking Second Edition

Author : Devora Zack
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Would you rather get a root canal than face a group of strangers? Does the phrase “working a room” make you want to retreat to yours? Devora Zack, an avowed introvert and successful consultant who gives presentations to thousands of people at dozens of events annually, feels your pain. She found that other networking books assume that to succeed, you have to act like an extrovert. Not at all. There is another way. Zack politely examines and then smashes to tiny fragments the “dusty old rules” of standard networking advice. She shows how the very traits that make many people hate networking can be harnessed to forge an approach more effective and user-friendly than traditional techniques. This edition adds new material on applying networking principles in personal situations, handling interview questions, following up—what do you do with all those business cards?—and more. Networking enables you to accomplish the goals that are most important to you. But you can't adopt a style that goes against who you are—and you don't have to. As Zack writes, “You do not succeed by denying your natural temperament; you succeed by working with your strengths.”

Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Author : Shamash Alidina
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Master your mind, manage stress and boost your productivity! Mindfulness at Work For Dummies provides essential guidance for employees at all levels of an organization who are seeking more focus and clarity in their work. It explains how mindfulness can help employers wishing to implement mindful practices into the workplace, and provides leaders and mentors within an organization with the tools they need to become more effective leaders and coaches. The audio download contains guided mindfulness exercises and meditations suited to workplace scenarios, a core feature of mindfulness programmes. Mindfulness at Work For Dummies includes: An introduction to mindfulness, and how it can help improve working behaviour An explanation of how the brain retains new mindful working patterns... with a bit of practice! Useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your working day How organisations can benefit from implementing mindful approaches to work Guidance for leaders on how mindfulness can help develop their leadership qualities

101 Ways to Boost Your Energy

Author : Rittik Chandra
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This book guides you to boost your energy in 101 ways. These energy-boosting changes to your daily routine will leave you feeling recharged.

A Guide to Software

Author : Jean Andrews
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Written by an instructor expressly for the classroom, this guide has been thoroughly updated for today's technologies and is designed to prepare students to pass the 2003 A+ OS Technologies certification exam and master PC Repair.

Linux with Operating System Concepts

Author : Richard Fox
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A True Textbook for an Introductory Course, System Administration Course, or a Combination Course Linux with Operating System Concepts merges conceptual operating system (OS) and Unix/Linux topics into one cohesive textbook for undergraduate students. The book can be used for a one- or two-semester course on Linux or Unix. It is complete with review sections, problems, definitions, concepts, and relevant introductory material, such as binary and Boolean logic, OS kernels, and the role of the CPU and memory hierarchy. Details for Introductory and Advanced Users The book covers Linux from both the user and system administrator positions. From a user perspective, it emphasizes command line interaction. From a system administrator perspective, the text reinforces shell scripting with examples of administration scripts that support the automation of administrator tasks. Thorough Coverage of Concepts and Linux Commands The author incorporates OS concepts not found in most Linux/Unix textbooks, including kernels, file systems, storage devices, virtual memory, and process management. He also introduces computer science topics, such as computer networks and TCP/IP, binary numbers and Boolean logic, encryption, and the GNUs C compiler. In addition, the text discusses disaster recovery planning, booting, and Internet servers.

OS 2

Author : Jeffrey I. Krantz
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Written by IBM insiders, this standard reference gives readers an understanding of the features and functions of the OS/2 environment--without requiring prior conceptual knowledge of the 80286 architecture or a programming language. Illustrated.

Summary The Power of Less

Author : BusinessNews Publishing
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The must-read summary of Leo Babauta’s book: “The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential...in Business and in Life”. This complete summary of the ideas from Leo Babauta’s book “The Power of Less” shows that people face two major problems in modern life: information overload and task overload. In his book, the author explains that the solution lies in setting limits and making the choice to do the right thing rather than the easiest thing. In other words, we need to simplify our lives and focus on what is most productive. By following Babauta’s advice, you can find out how to simplify your tasks and get more done. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the key principles • Increase your productivity To learn more, read “The Power of Less” and find out how you can start getting more done by doing less work and finally accomplish your goals.

Personal Development Life Stories

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Real time Programming

Author : Rick Grehan
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Real-time embedded systems have rigid requirements and must conform to strict size, cost, weight, power, operation, and response-time specifications. They must be crash-proof and must operate under a wide range of conditions. Add to these requirements the ever-increasing competitive pressures to bring products to market faster and at a lower cost, and it is easy to see why building such systems is difficult. Real-time programmers must write software that meets unforgiving objectives under numerous constraints. Teaching you how is the goal of this book. Real-Time Programming is a comprehensive guide that Covers 32-bit real-time embedded programming topics, including debugging, timers, interrupts, multitasking, serial I/O, TCP/IP networking, and ROMing an application Explores implementing new technologies, such as flash storage and Web-enabled applications Emphasizes a practical, hands-on approach, drawing on code examples from real-world projects constructed during the course of the book Provides complete coverage of the embedded development cycle, from design through implementation Lets developers start building real-time embedded systems immediately using commercial, off-the-shelf hardware and software. No matter what hardware and software platforms you will ultimately use, this book lays the groundwork and gets you up-to-speed on the unique requirements of real-time embedded programming. 0201485400B04062001

Using small business computers

Author : Dorothy G. Dologite
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Shows How to Make Intelligent Hardware & Software Buying Decisions

Learning UNIX

Author : James Gardner
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Explores the fundamentals of UNIX, and includes an overview of the operating system, the UNIX files system and an introduction to the KOM shell. The book compares UNIX and DOS, and shows how to work with text files. A version of the MKS Toolkit is contained on 2 free disks.

Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours

Author : Matt Hayden
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The networking tutorial offers a series of lessons ranging from design, customization and configuration to remote access, sharing resources, and security procedures.

Guide to Operating Systems

Author : Michael Palmer
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Provides the information needed to understand and support desktop and network operating systems in use today.

SCO OpenServer

Author : Charlie Russel
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45942-0 SCO OpenServer: The perfect server for your Windows clients! What's the best server for Windows clients in heterogeneous environments? SCO OpenServer Release 5. In this book, Windows and UNIX experts present a clear, friendly guide to evaluating server platforms, and show exactly why SCO OpenServer is superior to alternatives like Windows NT. Then they show you exactly how to use SCO OpenServer to build client/server environments that incorporate Windows 95 clients. You'll walk step-by-step through a sample SCO OpenServer installation and configuration, sharing the authors' hard-won experience. You'll take a close look at SCO OpenServer's easy-to-use graphical administration and maintenance tools--and learn how to automate much of your system maintenance. SCO OpenServer: The Windows Network Solution presents everything you need to know to integrate SCO OpenServer with both Windows 95 and Windows NT, including: Security and performance optimization techniques. Troubleshooting tips. Configuration management. Strategies for growth. Finally, the authors present case studies to demonstrate how organizations can accomplish more when they combine Windows with SCO OpenServer. No matter what your background--Windows, NetWare, or UNIX--this book will help you evaluate and implement your optimal client/server solution.

The Power of Family Unity

Author : Rashid Rashad
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Remember me? I am your idea, your opinion, your imagination, produced by thinking. I am to be or not to be. Con-tem-plate me. I am neural activity especially—mostly in the more modern outer layer of your brain or, should I say, cortex, reminiscent of that caused by various experiences and sensations but which you can manipulate to your liking, your aims, your desires. Remember me? I come from the simplest reactions to stimuli and instincts; I have evolved the capacity of learning. The more you use me for righteousness, the more sophisticated your ability to anticipate and estimate outcomes. The more you use me for righteousness, the more you will be able to figure solutions to problems. I am of great value to you. I am your psychoanalysis; explore me for if you explore me, I will introduce you to biology, psychology, and even philosophy. Who put this thing together? Me. Who built this? Me. Who do I trust, who do I trust? Me. That is who I trust—who am I? I am a thought! Why not get to know me better?

PC Magazine DOS Power Tools

Author : Paul Somerson
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The #1 bestselling book/disk combination is bigger and better than ever, with more than 250 ready-to-run DOS utilities on two accompanying disks. Endorsed by PC Magazine, this is a revised and expanded guide to advanced techniques involving the PC DOS/MS-DOS operating systems, through DOS 4.0.

Enterprise Client server Technology

Author : John Zamick
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This book explains the technology of Massively Parallel Processing (MPP)--using large computers in everyday business activities to process large amounts of data. Intended for managers involved in strategic decisions regarding appropriate technology platforms as well as system administrators maintaining an MPP database computer, the book offers real-world case studies across a range of industries.