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In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack. By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers... more...

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today’s world, managing how you think—rather than what you think—can transform your life. At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key concepts—from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making—that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the... more...

Praise for Idea Mapping "Nast's work in Idea Mapping enables those with creative minds to clearly lay out their thinking process and those who are more process-minded to become creative. If your organization is looking for a pragmatic, step-by-step guide to idea mapping, this is it." --Chris Brown, Executive Vice President, DTE Energy Resources "I have used idea maps for thirty years and have taught MBA students, employees, and my children how to... more...

What does an idea look like? And where do they come from? Grant Snider’s illustrations will motivate you to explore these questions, inspire you to come up with your own answers and, like all Gordian knots, prompt even more questions. Whether you are a professional artist or designer, a student pursuing a creative career, a person of faith, someone who likes walks on the beach, or a dreamer who sits on the front porch contemplating... more...

Feel your bones. Get grounded. Relax. Learn to do less. Your body responds to events and stresses in your life: Your back may tense up, shoulders slouch forward, hips veer off to the right or left. Slowly, without noticing, you shift out of balance. Now, in Stack Your Bones, movement teacher Ruthie Fraser helps you unwind and realign through 100 simple lessons in Structural Integration. By becoming more aware of your body—its habits, structure, and... more...


Napoleon Hill’s masterwork, Think and Grow Rich, presents 13 principles for success based upon the author’s close relationships with a number of exceptionally successful, wealthy personalities. Yet, Think and Grow Rich is not strictly a manual for acquiring financial freedom. Hill’s insights into the characteristics which define those who lead extraordinarily successful lives serves as an inspiration to anyone seeking the ability to live up to... more...

In this follow-up to his best-selling The 80/20 Principle, the power law that helped hundreds of thousands achieve more by doing less, Richard Koch puts science to work, applying ninety-two other natural laws to promote the "science of success" within the ever-changing world of business. What does Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection prove about developing a niche product line? How can Isaac Newton's laws of... more...

What if the fundamental nature of human beings is spiritual in nature? What if each one of us is eternal, and not just a collection of blood and bones? And most important, what if the universe is designed to support your decisions? What if it were possible to understand how to take conscious control of your life? In a wide-ranging metaphysical discussion from consciousness, incarnation and death to politics, economics and science, the author describes... more...

The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently.  He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever... more...