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18 books of Kerry Patterson

Broken promises, missed deadlines, poor behavior--­they don't just make others' lives miserable; they can sap up to 50 percent of organizational performance and account for the vast majority of divorces. Crucial Accountability offers the tools for improving relationships in the workplace and in life and for resolving all these problems--­permanently. -- Stephen R. Covey, author of -- Ken Blanchard, coauthor of -- Stacey Allerton Firth, Vice President, Human Resources, Ford of Canada -- Soledad O’Brien, CNN news anchor and producer -- Mike Murray, VP Human Resources and Administration (retired), Microsoft

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A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it that 95% of all diet attempts fail? Why do New Year's Resolutions last no more than a few days? Why can't people with good intentions seem to make consistent and positive strides in the way they want to improve their careers, financial fitness, physical fitness, and so on? Based upon the latest research in a number of psychological and medical fields, the authors of will show that traditional will-­power is not necessarily the answer to these strivings, that people are affected in their behaviors by far more subtle influences. shows how individuals can come to understand these powerful and influential forces, and how to put these forces to work in a positive manner . . .

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“[ ] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.­” “The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.­” The first edition of exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:

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In any organization, the best laid plans boil down to one simple thing: how well we come together to bring them to fruition. But more often than not, we end up dealing with people who come across as disagreeable, stubborn, or even obstructive. And emotions flare up. The only way to get things done is to step up to the plate . . . by stepping back from our emotions. Written by a team of experts from the world-­renowned training firm VitalSmarts, these two books provide the skills you need to make every interaction fruitful and productive in even the most emotional situations. The bestselling has sparked a revolution in how people communicate to achieve common goals. Now, the revised second edition builds on this decade-­long legacy of success to get professionals at every level and in all professions talking partners, bosses, employees, clients�not them. Learn proven methods for turning the focus of hot-­button discussions�job performance, customer satisfaction, interpersonal . . .

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When stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: Avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; or read and discover how to communicate best when it matters most. gives you the tools you need to step up to life's most difficult and important conversations, say what's on your mind, and achieve the positive resolutions you want. You'll learn how to: Whether they take place at work or at home, with your neighbors or your spouse, crucial conversations can have a profound impact on your career, your happiness, and your future. With the skills you learn in this book, you'll never have to worry about the outcome of a crucial conversation again.

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Whether it's reprimanding a teenager for breaking a curfew or asking the boss about a promised raise, readers will learn the hands-­on skill to resolve the touchiest issues.

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This book provides an introduction to the technical background of unit root testing, one of the most heavily researched areas in econometrics over the last twenty years. Starting from an elementary understanding of probability and time series, it develops the key concepts necessary to understand the structure of random walks and brownian motion, and their role in tests for a unit root. The techniques are illustrated with worked examples, data and programs available on the book's website, which includes more numerical and theoretical examples

This book is indispensable reading for all interested in Time Series Econometrics, Econometrics and Applied Econometrics

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The New York Times Bestseller! Learn how to keep your cool and get the results you want when emotions flare. When stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: Avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; or read Crucial Conversations and discover how to communicate best when it matters most. Crucial Conversations gives you the tools you need to step up to life's most difficult and important conversations, say what's on your mind, and achieve the positive resolutions you want. You'll learn how to: Prepare for high-­impact situations with a six-­minute mastery technique Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive Keep listening when others blow up or clam up Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want Whether they take place at work or at home, with your neighbors or your spouse, crucial conversations can have a profound impact on . . .

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Hold anyone accountable. Master performance discussions. Get RESULTS. Broken promises, missed deadlines, poor behavior--­they don't just make others' lives miserable; they can sap up to 50 percent of organizational performance and account for the vast majority of divorces. Crucial Accountability offers the tools for improving relationships in the workplace and in life and for resolving all these problems--­permanently. PRAISE FOR CRUCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY: "Revolutionary ideas ... opportunities for breakthrough ...­" -- Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People "Unleash the true potential of a relationship or organization and move it to the next level.­" -- Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager "The most recommended and most effective resource in my library.­" -- Stacey Allerton Firth, Vice President, Human Resources, Ford of Canada "Brilliant strategies for those difficult discussions at home and in the workplace.­" -- Soledad O’Brien, CNN news . . .

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Books of Kerry Patterson