Empowerment. Self-Directed Teams. Continuos Improvement. Achievement Awards. Personal initiative. It would be impossible to do justice to the enormous wealth of ideas that Bob Nelson, in his remarkable 1001 WAYS series, has elucidated for both employers and employees. This bestselling series points to a new way of looking at employee-employer relations, offering practical advice, case studies, thorough research and evidence, and clear business theory.
Bob Nelson presents a second edition packed with hundreds of new ideas and examples of how companies are using rewards and recognitions to boost productivity and keep their valued employees happy. Airplane mechanics are rewarded with balloons and pinwheels. Another manager calls his employees’ mothers and thanks them for raising such industrious children. There are ideas from the offbeat (The Margarita Award) to the company-wide (a quiet room) to the embarrassingly simple (a hand-written thank you note) to the wacky (the Laugh-a-Day challenge) to the formal (a two-week promotion to special assistant to the president). Each section includes no-cost rewards and low-cost rewards, both public and private, making this new edition an indispensable resource for making the person/achievement/reward equation work.
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Present, Past and Christmas yet to come. The warmth of the story of Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim has captivated generations of readers over the years and remains one of the best loved of all Christmas stories.
Experience the wonder and the magic of being you—of just being alive—in this refreshing and uplifting presentation from America’s favourite teacher on living and loving. Just as a teacher cannot teach what he has not already learned, so we cannot give or receive love until we first learn to foster it inside ourselves. Allow Leo Buscaglia to tell you how to enjoy this greatest of all gifts!
How to live and breathe confidence and say goodbye to your fears. Detailing advice and practical tips, this book should boost your confidence and keep it high! However confident you feel, this informative book will show you how to boost it to the max.
Are you really living or barely breathing? Do you feel sick, run-down, anxious, or low? The old adage about making the most of what you’ve got forms the basis of 25 principles that will help you to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Demartini shows you how you can use and develop your own inner resources, just by living in the present moment.
He had typed out an inspirational email to his staff about turning 2008 into a year of opportunity. It resonated deeply and was forwarded to friends and acquaintances, and quickly became a national phenomenon, riding a viral wave that picked up Radio 702, Carte Blanche, You and Huisgenoot magazines, and washed South Africa with a deluge of goodvibes.
The legendary Eat That Frog! Provides the 21 most effective methods for conquering procrastination and accomplishing more. This new edition is revised and updated throughout, and includes brand new information on how to keep technology from dominating our time.
Best-selling author Stephen Covey and Reader’s Digest have joined forces to produce an extraordinary volume of inspiration, insight, and motivation to live a life of character and contribution. The timeless principles and practical wisdom along with a “Go-Forward Plan” challenge readers to make three important choices every day:
1. The Choice to Act - your energy
2. The Choice of Purpose - your destination
3. The Choice for Principles - the means for attaining your goals
Building on the popular Imago Theory – this book has helped thousands of couples attain more loving, supportive and deeply satisfying relationships.
Do you believe that there needs to be more than just the “bottom line” to make a business successful?
This book was written to assist you in making your financial dreams come true while shedding light on an entirely new way of looking at, understanding, and appreciating the true nature of Earthly profits and heavenly wealth.
Alison’s nightmare journey began with the two callous killers who were to rape her, stab her so many times the doctors could not count the wounds, slit her throat and leave her for dead in a filthy clearing miles from the city of Port Elizabeth which was her home. But Alison defied death.
52 dynamic South African women who are seen as role models in their respective fields. Covering a cross section of industries – this book promises to be a benchmark publication as far as the empowerment of South African women is concerned.
The self-confidence and self-belief that young children develop is often lost in early adult-hood. This in turn acts as a barrier to success in later life. Robin reveals seven key principles of true success. With his remarkable and inspiring book as your guide you can turn your life around to rediscover the Natural Born Winner in you.
This book reminds South Africans of all the good reasons they have to believe in themselves and their country.
A holistic, integrated, principle-centred approach for solving personal and professional problems. A step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty and human dignity—principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
Presenting 12 breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavours. Combines Benjamin Zander’s experience as conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and his talent as a teacher and communicator with psychotherapist Rosamund Stone Zander’s genius for designing innovative paradigms for personal and professional fulfillment. They invite us to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers whose lives radiate possibility into the world.
Demartini presents inspiring science and philosophy in a way that is completely accessible to anyone, to reveal and explore the universal laws and principles that underlie our very existence. An extremely real and practical manual for understanding why we live the way we do, and how to transform our lives into our highest vision. Learn a formula to manifest your dreams, discover the secrets of opening your heart, find out how to increase love and appreciation for every aspect of your life, receive profound insights on how to create more fulfilling and caring relationships, reawaken your birthright as a true genius, transcend the fears and illusions surrounding the myth of death, and reconnect with your true mission and purpose on Earth.
The Greatness Guide is a strikingly powerful and enormously practical handbook that will inspire you to get to world-class in both your personal and professional life. Written by Robin Sharma, one of the planet’s top success coaches and a man whose ideas have been embraced by celebrity CEOs, leading entrepreneurs, rock stars and royalty as well as by many FORTUNE 500 companies, The Greatness Guide contains a proven formula that will help you meet your highest potential and live an extraordinary life. Discover: The personal practices of spectacularly successful people, Potent ideas to get your organization to greatness, Specific strategies to turn setbacks into opportunities, Revolutionary tactics for peak performance, How to attract true wealth along with real happiness, Breakthrough ideas to generate excellent health and an “energy explosion”, and Tools for work-life balance and ways to experience a lot more fun.
The monk who sold his Ferrari is the story of Julian Mantle, a superstar lawyer whose out-of-balance lifestyle leads him to an almost fatal heart attack in a packed courtroom. His physical collapse brings on a spiritual crisis that forces him to confront the condition of his life and seek answers to life’s most important questions. Hoping to find happiness and fulfilment, he embarks upon an extraordinary odyssey to an ancient culture, where he discovers a powerful system to release the potential of his mind, body and soul and learns to live with greater passion, purpose and peace. Brilliantly blending timeless spiritual wisdom of the East with cutting-edge success principles of the West, this inspiring tale shows you a step-by-step pathway for living with greater courage, balance, abundance and joy.
Good things seem to just “happen” for some people. But nothing just happens in life. The truth is that success comes to successful people because they’ve learned how to harness the power found in the Nine Laws of Networking. Durning the past 16 years, Bryan Thayer has had the good fortune of rubbing shoulders with some of the most successful networkers you can imagine. Over time, he was able to see patterns in the things that these people did every single day. By analyzing what they did, he formed their activities into easy-to-follow actions that will transform you into a true One Minute Networker.
Eliminate defeatist attitudes, know the power you possess and make the best of your life. A practical, direct-action application of spiritual techniques, the famous formula of faith and optimism which millions of people have taken as their own simple and effective philosophy of living.
Resiliency — the ability to adapt to life’s changes and crises — is the key to a healthy, productive life. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to get bogged down by feelings of anger and helplessness. The Resiliency Advantage helps readers banish negative, self-defeating thoughts and break free from the roles of “victim” and “good child” while improving problem-solving skills, maintaining humor and optimism during rough times, and becoming both self-reliant and socially responsible. By mastering the five stages of development — sustaining health, energy, and positive feelings, handling challenges, achieving positive self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-concept, honing the skills and attributes of highly resilient people, and developing a talent for serendipity — readers learn to stand up to adversity, overcome obstacles, and meet life head on.
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process that most of us attempt to avoid, yet avoidance may result in even greater pain. Using his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the ensuing changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships, how to recognise true compatibility, how to distinguish dependency from love, how to become one’s own person, and how to be a more sensitive parent. This guide sets out to show you how to embrace reality and at the same time achieve serenity and a richer existence.
The story of Jack Valentine who sets out in search of a life more meaningful, more beautiful and more powerful. His journey takes him to 3 remarkable teachers – allowing him to reshape his reality and access his destiny.
This book can change lives. Covey helps us understand how to nurture and inspire immediate trust in every encounter, which is the foundation for true and lasting success in life. A very interesting and enlightening read
This unique blend of fiction, history, allegory, and inspiration shares the story of one man who has lost his will to live. But an encounter with 7 of history’s most inspirational characters, among them Anne Frank and Abraham Lincoln, leaves him with 7 bits of wisdom with which to confront his future.
This book will teach you the secrets that will bring you a fortune. It will show you not only what to do but how to do it. Once you learn and apply the simple, basic techniques revealed here, you will have mastered the secret of true and lasting success. And you may have whatever you want in life.
This is a powerful book that gives the latest research into how our brain functions and how thoughts are formed. Dr. Leaf has been researching the brain for over 20 years and has written this book for any layperson to understand from highschool up to adult. It has the potential to change the way you think and as a result improve your physical as well as mental health.
From the bestselling author of ‘The Monk who sold his Ferrari’ Robin Sharma offers you 101 simple ways to recreate your life so that you can feel strikingly happy, beautifully fulfilled and deeply peaceful.
Discusses the importance of financial education and offers advice for using financial literacy to increase wealth.
Who can honestly say they don’t desire greater fulfillment? Although everyone desires such an amazing life, not everyone knows how to obtain it. What you will find in this book are 60 inspiring laws that will show you how to live an amazing life.