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Goldsmith, Marshall.

Summary: In his powerful new book, bestselling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life. He details the six "engaging questions" that can help us take responsibility for our efforts to improve and help us recognize when we fall short.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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Huang, Laura

Summary: "Laura Huang, a preeminent Harvard Business School professor, shows that success is about gaining an edge: that elusive quality that gives you an upper hand and attracts attention and support. Some people seem to naturally have it. Now, Huang teaches the rest of us how to create our own from the challenges and biases we think hold us back, and turning them to work in our favor"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio / Penguin 2020

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Plumeri, Joe.

Summary: Everyone imagines top CEOs as larger-than-life figures who do things no one else could. But deep down, a good business leader is an everyman who combines vision and high energy with the ability to connect with and learn from all types of people. In The Power of Being Yourself, renowned business leader Joe Plumeri offers simple yet profound guidance on how to stay positive, motivate yourself and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong, A Member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 PLU

Antill, Sara.

Summary: Explains what grit is, why it is important, and names a few important people who achieved their goals because they had grit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179.9 ANT

Cook, Julia

Summary: When "One of a Kind" is laughed at by Purple One and called a name by Green One, is the Tease Monster to blame? This tale teaches readers the difference between friendly teasing and mean teasing, and why some teasing can have a negative bite if it's meant to be hurtful and cause embarrassment.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boys Town Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC COO

McGillivray, Dave

Summary: "Finish Strong: Seven Marathons on Seven Continents in Seven Days is the inspiring true story of Dave McGillivray's epic marathon experience! In 2018, McGillivray formed a team called "Hold the Plane" to enter the World Marathon Challenge. The first stop was a desert. And not the kind of desert that has lots of sand and cacti. No, the first marathon took place in Antarctica! From there, Team...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MCG

Acuff, Jonathan

Summary: Overthinking isn't a personality trait. It's the sneakiest form of fear. It steals time, creativity, and goals. It's the most expensive, least productive thing companies invest in without even knowing it. Jon Acuff offers a proven plan to change overthinking from a super problem into a superpower.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153.4 ACU

Spencer, Scott

Summary: Meeting at a vast Hudson River estate, two couples become estranged by unexpected successes and reactions that shape the lives of diverse friends and family members over the course of two decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Spencer 2017

Tillman, Nancy

Summary: An illustrated, rhyming celebration of everyday accomplishments and milestone events, from the viewpoint of an adult who always believed the child would succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TIL

Neustadt, Romi

Summary: Romi Neustadt is passionate about helping others build lucrative direct sales and network marketing businesses that help create lives with more freedom and flexibility, greater purpose and a lot more fun. In this book she offers you the same direct, no-BS coaching she's given to tens of thousands to help you acquire the skills to build this sucker and teach your team to do the same. And,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LiveFullOut Media 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 NEU

Ferriss, Timothy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own...author Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed profiles, he shares their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Antill, Sara.

Summary: Explains why optimism is important and offers examples of optimistic people who went on to achieve great things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 149.5 ANT

McArdle, Megan.

Summary: "For readers of Drive, Outliers, and Daring Greatly, a counterintuitive, paradigm-shifting new take on what makes people and companies succeed Most new products fail. So do most small businesses. And most of us, if we are honest, have experienced a major setback in our personal or professional lives. So what determines who will bounce back and follow up with a home run? If you want to succeed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 MCA

Perkins, Useni Eugene

Summary: "A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Keys/Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PER

Sincero, Jen

Summary: "A guide to ensure The New You is unshakeable. For anyone who has ever had trouble staying motivated while trailblazing towards badassery, [this book] is the companion to keep you fresh, focused, mighty, and driven. In one hundred exercises, reflections, and cues that you can use to immediately realign your mind and keep your resolve unwavering, this guide will show you how to turn the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 SIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 SIN

Matthews, Dona J. (Dona Joyce)

Summary: An essential guide for parents and educators, offering practical suggestions and strategies for raising smart, well-balanced, happily productive children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anansi 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 MAT
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 MAT

Summary: Complete summary of Adam Grant's book: "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success." This summary of ideas from Adam Grant's book "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success" shows how success depends on how you interact with others. In the world of work, there are three types of people: 1. Takers: maximize reward from every transaction 2. Matchers: give only as much as they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Business Book Summaries 2015

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Aarons-Mele, Morra

Summary: Filled with advice, exercises to help listeners evaluate their own work-life fit and manage anxiety, valuable tools, and stories of countless successful people, this book empowers professionals of all ages and levels to take control and build their own versions of success. Thoughtful and practical, it is a handbook for building a fantastic, prosperous career and a balanced, happy life, on your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 AAR

Archambeau, Shellye

Summary: "Full of empowering wisdom from one of high tech's first female African American CEOs, this inspiring leadership book for readers of Dare to Lead and Start with Why offers a blueprint for how to achieve your personal and professional goals, drawn from theauthor's own compelling story of how she weathered life's difficulties to build massive success"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 ARC

Brafman, Rom.

Summary: Lays out key principles for people who want to succeed, regardless of any obstacle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2011

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Burg, Bob.

Contents: The go-getter -- The secret -- The law of value -- The condition -- The law of compensation -- Serving coffee -- Rachel -- The law of influence -- Susan -- The law of authenticity -- Gus -- The law of receptivity -- Full circle -- The go-giver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2007

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Comstock, Beth

Summary: "Beth Comstock, the former Vice Chair and Chief Marketing Officer at GE, and their long-time head of business innovation and change initiatives, tackles the one issue that keeps managers, executives and leaders up at night at every corporation in America and throughout the world -- how to stay nimble, adapt faster and constantly evolve in the face of almost daily change and disruption. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 COM

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 COM

Finerman, Karen

Summary: Covering three major topics--career, money, and love--the hedge fund CEO and CNBC regular serves up advice about getting ahead in a career, overcoming failure, meeting an ideal mate, and navigating the challenges of work-life balance, and outlines a crash course in taking control of financial destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 FIN

Frankel, Lois P.

Summary: "The New York Times bestseller, which has become a must-have for women in business, is now revised and updated in celebration of its 10th anniversary. Internationally recognized executive coach Dr. Lois P. Frankel teacher women how to eliminate unconscious mistakes that could be holding them back, and gives invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into social and business...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 FRA

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