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Based on Kim Barnes bestselling book Exercising Influence, this Self-Study Guide shows you how to reflect on your “career” as an influencer and provides you with a structure for further growth and the development of your influence skills. Once you complete this guide you will have the basics needed to build relationships that will garner positive results in and outside your sphere of work.Step by step the Guide will help you discover how... more...

This guide is based on the philosophy that organization is a skill and, like all skills, it can be learned. The author provides steps for creating systems that will save you time and labor, shows you how to keep your desktop clutter-free, helps you avoid procrastination and excuses,and introduces you to organizational tools that will benefit both you and your staff.

Owing to its bizarre nature and its implications for understanding how brains work, synesthesia has recently received a lot of attention in the popular press and motivated a great deal of research and discussion among scientists. The questions generated by these two communities are intriguing: Does the synesthetic phenomenon require awareness and attention? How does a feature that is not present become bound to one that is? Does synesthesia develop or... more...

If your anger, or that of a loved one, is out of control and threatening your life and livelihood, you need the calm, clear, and understanding help you’ll find in Anger Management For Dummies. This concise and practical guidebook shares specific anger management methods, skills, and exercises that will help you identify the sources of your anger and release yourself from their grip. You’ll find out how to: Defuse your anger before it strikes... more...

This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI--engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning--and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the "dos and don'ts" of successful implementation in diverse contexts.... more...


Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell?Renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look into how the brain is wired for self-justification. When we make... more...

Offers a clear guide to psychiatric classifications and treatments of mental disturbances.

The ideas put forth in Restoring Pride will seem, to many readers, elitist. That's because they are. Richard Taylor rejects the popular notion that all people are equal, embracing instead the idea that some people are simply better than others as human beings. Their superiority has nothing to do with class, power, or wealth; they are better because they are gifted and have made the most of their gifts. Taylor doesn't try to be politically correct and... more...

This book presents a series of essays on neuroscientific aspects of human nature and instinctive behavior, individually acquired (learned) behavior, human bipedal locomotion, voluntary movement, and the general problem of how the brain controls behavior. The author argues that concepts of the mind based on ancient Greek philosophy are past usefulness, and that modern animal behavior studies provide a better guide to the functional organization of the... more...

Psychology offers potential explanations for complex aspects of human behavior and development. For this reason, it is now an important part of the social work syllabus. This accessible, practical book enables students to apply psychology to their own practice and considers psychology in the context of social care. As such, it is more than just another general psychology textbook. The text gives a clear overview of key psychological approaches and... more...