Unlocking Creativity : How to Solve Any Problem and Make the Best Decisions by Shifting Creative Mindsets
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Unlocking Creativity

“We have perplexing problems to solve in education, healthcare, and poverty.” Michael Roberto makes a compelling argument for the dire need for creativity in his latest book. In it, he explores the six organizational mindsets that must be reshaped for individuals to accomplish their creative potential. These include: ● The Linear Mindset ● The Benchmarking Mindset ● The Prediction Mindset ● The Structural Mindset ● The Focus Mindset ...

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

Sometimes you read a book and it feels like such an affirming and validating experience that every page leaves you with a sense of awe. For me, that was this book. Have you ever given up on something because you don't have the knack for it? Have you ever decided not to bother even trying something because you just don't have the talent? Yeah, so have I. The thing is, as this book shows, that's all a load of crap. No, really. In clear...

Playfully Inappropriate: The Fun Way To Write Comedy
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Playfully Inappropriate: The Fun Way To Write Comedy

This book blew my mind as a comedian with some one year of experience. I had taken a course with the author before, and reading his book really got me writing again. It analyzes how the material of well-known comedians you can find on Netflix or Youtube works, and guides you through strategies to create your material, and how to find whats funny on thoughts or observations that you have, how to draw a premise from it, a punchline, an...

Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies
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Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies

Written by a recognized expert in the industry, Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies is a unique reference designed to create an awareness as to how important an effective maintenance management strategy is to supporting the regulatory requirements faced by each company today. It highlights the regulatory agencies and their requirements in the context of how they impact the maintenance management function withi...

Science Readers - Life Science: George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer
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George Washington Carver (Science Readers)

George Washington Carver was a skilled botanist who became famous for his work with peanuts and other plants. Readers will discover the captivating life of this incredible scientist in this engaging scientific biography. Using colorful photos and graphs, children will learn why Carver was known as "The Plant Doctor" as a child and how his work with peanuts, sweet potatoes, and pecans helped change the way people used plants! The help...

For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business
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For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business

“Here's a conversion worthy of a Transformers movie: Take buttoned-down, MBA-toting business professionals and turn them into video game designers. That's the goal of a new book about Gamification, changing behavior of employees and customers by appealing to their sense of fun and their competitive instinct, video game style. The co-author of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business is Dan Hunter, who runs New Y...

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The Regional Multinationals

Many firms label themselves 'global' but very few can back this up with worldwide sales and operations. The Regional Multinationals authoritatively shows that most multinationals are in fact strongly regional and that only a tiny percentage of the world's top 500 companies sells the same product and delivers t he same services globally. Rugman exposes the facts behind the popular myths of doing business globally, explores a variety o...

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Managing Knowledge Assets and Business Value Creation in Organizations

In todays complex and hypercompetitive business landscape, knowledge assets are both strategic organizational resources and sources of organizational value creation and business performance improvements. Managing Knowledge Assets and Business Value Creation in Organizations: Measures and Dynamics provides an advanced, state-of-the-art understanding of the links between the knowledge assets dynamics and the business value creation. Th...

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The Prosperous Coach

This is a terrific book. I could not find it on Kindle, which is how I generally prefer to read, so I bought it first as an audio book and then as a paperback, which was pricey. However, the messages and tools in the book are so important and valuable that I want to be able to refer back to them. Rich Litvin presents a view of coaching that is very different than much of what is taught in the coaching community. He recommends serving...

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The Permaculture Market Garden

"A legacy of grateful land is surely a memorial that can capture both our imagination and our physical effort. Such a sacred mission deserves the level of thought Zach beckons us to pursue. Engaging in this discovery and planning process is worth the effort, and Zach gives us another tool to engage more strategically.Now get out paper, pencil, ruler, and graph paper. It's that simple, and that rewarding."