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For the first time in print Dr. Riggio divulges the true power of the MythoSelf Process, including how to access and operate from the “Ready State” – a highly charged positive bias that is the difference between mediocre and elite performers. Utilizing clear and precise explanation, Dr. Riggio walks you through the methodology and technology behind the MythoSelf Process, allowing you reconnect with your state of perfection. Through this process, you will access and express yourself naturally and effortlessly. The State of Perfection will provide you with a new-­found,­unshakable confidence in yourself and your ability to create extraordinary results in your life, as well as how to remain in charge, calm, cool and collected, especially in times of crisis and in the face of chaos. PRAISE FOR The State of Perfection “An Incredible Journey” "Most personal improvement books begin with the assumption that the reader is somehow damaged and needs to be "fixed.­" Joseph Riggio starts out . . .

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Praise for THE ENERGY BUS "Given the challenges and adversity we face in business and life today, Jon Gordon provides a clear road map to navigate the negativity and pitfalls that too often sabotage individual and team success as he shines a light on the truths that define great leaders, great teams, and great energy. I especially loved the part about leading with purpose. I consider this a valuable book for anyone looking to bring out the best in themselves and their team.­" —Tom Gegax, founder of Tires Plus and author of The Big Book of Small Business "Purpose, vision, enthusiasm, and spirit are all critical elements for individual and team success. The Energy Bus does a masterful job of weaving together these principles to create a dynamic and entertaining read that will infuse you and your team with positive energy. Get on the bus and enjoy the ride.­" —Pat Williams, Senior Vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic "At Simple Truths, we believe that your core values will . . .

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"If more business books were as useful, concise, and just plain fun to read as THE MCKINSEY WAY, the business world would be a better place.­" --­Julie Bick, best-­selling author of ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW IN BUSINESS I LEARNED AT MICROSOFT. "Enlivened by witty anecdotes, THE MCKINSEY WAY contains valuable lessons on widely diverse topics such as marketing, interviewing, team-­building, and brainstorming.­" --­Paul H. Zipkin, Vice-­Dean, The Fuqua School of Business It's been called "a breeding ground for gurus.­" McKinsey & Company is the gold-­standard consulting firm whose alumni include titans such as "In Search of Excellence" author Tom Peters, Harvey Golub of American Express, and Japan's Kenichi Ohmae. When Fortune 100 corporations are stymied, it's the "McKinsey-­ites" whom they call for help. In THE MCKINSEY WAY, former McKinsey associate Ethan Rasiel lifts the veil to show you how the secretive McKinsey works its magic, and helps you emulate the firm's well-­honed practices in . . .

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Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on it's head, the 3rd edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-­author Gene Kim includes new research, a new foreword, and a sneak peek at the next project from Gene Kim and Jez Humble. Bill, an IT manager at Parts Unlimited, has been tasked with taking on a project critical to the future of the business, code named Phoenix Project. But the project is massively over budget and behind schedule. The CEO demands Bill must fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with a manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow streamline interdepartmental...

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Whether you need to ask for a raise at work, request a better hotel room while you're on holiday, or even debate with your stubborn teenager at home, you can learn effective and powerful negotiation skills to help you get the best deal every time. In this fully revised and updated fourth edition of the worldwide success, expert negotiator Gavin Kennedy walks you through all the techniques and tricks you need to get the best deal in any situation. With chapters on such subjects as making your offer count, dealing with intimidation and getting it in writing, as well as self-­assessment tests to help chart your progress, is a one-­stop shop for anyone who wants to improve their negotiation skills. Superbly practical and insightful, this essential guide will make sure you come out top in any negotiation.

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is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals.

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Jim Paul’s meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to Governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all-­his fortune, his reputation, and his job-­in one fatal moment of excessive economic hubris. In this honest, frank analysis, Paul and Brendan Moynihan revisit the events that led up to Paul’s disastrous decision and examine the psychological factors behind bad financial practices in a number of economic sectors. The book begins with the unbroken string of successes that helped Paul achieve a jet-­setting lifestyle and land a key spot with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. It then describes the circumstances leading up to Paul’s $1.­6 million loss and the essential lessons he learned from it-­primarily that, although there are as many ways to make money in the markets as there are people participating in them, there are very few ways to produce a loss. People lose money in the markets either because of errors in their analysis or because of . . .

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Lean and Six Sigma initiatives are designed to enable sustained improvements in your company or organization's efficiency and competitiveness. As with other improvement strategies they are dependent on two things, effective management and your ability to automate or digitize elements of your business process.­Lean and Digitize provides you with a convincing picture of each of these elements (process improvement, digitization and the management of both) to help you eliminate waste, improve process and service, and better align your information and communications technology with your strategic objectives.­Without a holistic approach to technology and quality improvement, your initiatives run the risk of being misdirected or simply running out of steam. Changes of this kind will never be easy but at least if you follow the advice in Lean and Digitize you will significantly increase your chances of success.

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Kanban is becoming a popular way to visualize and limit work-­in-­progress in knowledge work and information technology. Teams around the world are adding kanban around their existing processes to catalyze cultural change and deliver better business agility. This book answers the questions: What is Kanban? Why would I want to use Kanban? How do I go about implementing Kanban? How do I recognize improvement opportunities and what should I do about them?

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