Author: Stuart Diamond
Publisher: Crown Business
Release Date: 2010-12-28
Genre: Business & Economics
This new model of human interaction has been chosen by Google to train the entire company worldwide (30,000 employees), is the #1 book for your career chosen by The Wall Street Journal’s website, and is labeled “phenomenal” by Lawyers’ Weekly and “brilliant” by Liza Oz of the Oprah network. Based on more than 20 years of research and practice among 30,000 people in 45 countries, Getting More concludes that finding and valuing the other party’s emotions and perceptions creates far more value than the conventional wisdom of power and logic. It is intended to provide better agreements for everyone no matter what they negotiate – from jobs to kids to billion dollar deals to shopping. The book, a New York Times bestseller and #1 Wall Street Journal business best seller, is based on Professor Stuart Diamond’s award-winning course at the Wharton Business School, where the course has been the most popular over 13 years. It challenges the conventional wisdom on every page, from “win-win” to BATNA to rationality to the use of power. Companies have made billions of dollars so far using his new model and parents have gotten their 4-year-olds to willingly brush their teeth and go to bed. Prof. Diamond draws from his experience as a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist at The New York Times, Harvard-trained attorney, Wharton MBA, U.N. Consultant in many countries and manager and executive in many sectors, including technology, agriculture, medical services, finance, energy and aviation. “The ROI from reading Getting More will make it the best investment you make this year,” says Rhys Dekle, the business development head of the Microsoft Games division, which produces X-Box. He added that the book was his team’s best investment of the year too. The model was also used to quickly solve the 2008 Hollywood Writer’s Strike. The advice is addressed through the insightful stories of more than 400 people who have used Prof. Diamond’s tools with great success: A 20% savings on an item already on sale. An extra $300 million profit in a business. A woman from India getting out of her own arranged marriage. Better relationships with the family, including teenagers. Raises at work. Better jobs. Dealing with emotional situations. Meeting one’s goals. Finding better things to trade. Solving cultural and political problems, sports conflicts, and ordinary arguments. The book is intended to be used in any situation. The most common response is “life changing”, beginning on page one. “The most inspirational book I have read this year” said David Simon, an attorney in San Francisco, CA. “This book can change the world,” says Craig Silverman, Investment Advisor, Long Island, NY
The must-read summary of Stuart Diamond’s book: “Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World”. This complete summary of the ideas from Stuart Diamond’s book “Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World” shows how you can get more of what you want by learning how to be a good negotiator. In his book, the author explains twelve strategies of negotiation that are suitable for various situations and contexts. By mastering these strategies, you can become an expert at negotiating and start achieving your goals. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key principles • Expand your negotiation skills To learn more, read “Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World” to master the art of negotiation and use your skills to get what you want.
Getting More Organized covers The Basics on Organization, Identify Where Your Organization Has Issues, How Organization Affects Your Life, What Makes Good Organization, What Makes Bad Organization, Tools for Better Organization, The Benefits of Organization, Staying Motivated For Maintaining Organization, Staying On Track and Making Resolutions for Organization.
Author: George LaRoque III
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2014-10-07
This book is written as a self help guide. It explores the ideas of what shapes our behavior, and what makes our kids think (and act) the way they do. It teaches about life, education, jobs and the power of our choices. It focuses on the idea of repeated imbalances that recur throughout most our lives, and the book teaches to use this information as a tool to get the results we all are after-happiness and success for our children in the world of disparity that they currently face.
Author: Bob Popyk
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2003
(Book). Getting more gigs doesn't just happen. Musicians have to make it happen. Despite a myriad of convenient excuses to choose from the economy is off, money is tight, unemployment is high, not as many clubs are hiring, budget cuts mean fewer corporate gigs there are always some musicians who do exceptionally well and work constantly, regardless of the month, year, season, economy or their location. A collection of Bob Popyk's most talked-about columns from International Musician magazine, The Business of Getting More Gigs as a Professional Musician will clue you in to what the musicians mentioned above already know and do. Covering in detail topics such as attitude, gig etiquette, business basics, money and diversifying, Popyk gives practical pointers to help you have a plan, network effectively, promote your assets, and market yourself constantly. He points out the need to treat gig-seeking like a business, and take it just as seriously. Musicians who take his advice will soon be well on their way to more and better-paying gigs. Also available by Bob Popyk: How to Find Gigs That Pay Big Bucks 00320370 DVD $19.95
Author: Anne Hart
Release Date: 2005-03
Genre: Business & Economics
Cutting Expenses and Getting More for Less: 41+ Ways to Earn an Income from Opportune Living, offers both practical steps and strategies on how to pay less for more benefits, quality, and comfort from the basic necessities and at the same time earn a living in 41+ different services and businesses that offer others information or services on how to live better with fewer expenses, higher quality, and more benefits. You get what you pay for. Here's how to start cutting expenses, finding hidden markets, and getting higher quality items. Find dozens of practical solutions emphasizing frugality, thriftiness, prudence, results, benefits, advantages, and income. Show others how to get more by cutting unnecessary, marked-up, and frivolous expenses. Lower your cost of living with these practical strategies as you follow the how-to solutions step-by-step for excellent results. You'll learn how to do secret comparison shopping, look for shelf-pulls, and other techniques of wholesalers to cut your own expenses and find higher quality. Directions on how to open stay-at-home businesses emphasizing cutting expenses and using healthier ingredients include hidden target markets, best locations, and expected income. Show others the prudent lifestyle--how to cut expenses and increase quality, or find healthier ingredients and products. Live better by making your life easier to navigate. Pay less using high-quality, highly focused comparison shopping. If you want to make a living sharing the practical applications of living on less or getting what you pay for, high-quality bargain hunting, or home-made product tips, your idea must have redemptive value for a universal audience. Begin by looking for surplus, shelf-pulls, and overstocked items. Live on less yourself, and enjoy the comfort. The 41+ services and businesses in this guide tell you how to start and operate each home-based business. Or live the lifestyle yourself and have fewer unnecessary expenses for yourself or your family. Regardless of your age, marital status, gender, or interest, there are new trends, current information, and smarter, time-saving techniques for enjoying more comfort, quality, status, lifestyle, and benefits while cutting expenses that waste your savings or time.
Author: Donna Otto
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2006-03-15
Deadlines. Clutter. Unending responsibilities. These things and many others can overwhelm the daily experience of joyful living for most women. Now home and life management expert Donna Otto reveals how secrets of the trade will help readers get more done "and "have time left over. With Donna's proven methods and practices, the least organized or most overworked woman will discover easy ways to-- master time and maximize it use personalized planners effectively involve the family so everybody benefits Handy forms, clever advice, relatable examples from Donna's life, and contagious enthusiasm make this a productive and inspirational read. Home owners, brides, stay-at-home moms, and women in the workforce will appreciate these easy steps to a better life. Formerly titled "Get More Done in Less Time"
Author: Mary Hance
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Release Date: 2001-03-13
Everybody loves a bargain. Ms. Cheap's Guide To Getting More For Less is a money-saving book that is as practical as it is fun. Included are internet sources for freebies and coupons, suggestions such as how to get a free Barnum and Baily Circus ticket for your baby in the year of his or her birth, how to save money on travel, on groceries, on finding entertainment, and more.
In today's constantly changing business environment, capable people are crucial to an organization's success, and developing their capabilities through training, learning and development initiatives is a major investment. While measuring the return on that investment is important, attempts to do so are much less valuable if they are not accompanied by a clear understanding of all of the factors than can affect the application of new skills and knowledge on the job - in other words, a clear understanding of what affects learning transfer. So, if organisations are to remain competitive, and develop the highly skilled people that will contribute to their future performance, improving learning transfer should be a priority. Cyril Kirwan's book addresses this critical issue at a number of levels. Firstly, it explores what learning transfer actually is (it's about application of learning back at work, as well as maintenance of that learning over time). Secondly, it describes the main factors that affect transfer, in terms of trainee characteristics, training design factors, and work environment characteristics. It also examines how those factors exert their effect, which ones are more important, how they interact with one another, and in doing so constructs a practical learning transfer model for practitioners. The book also describes in some detail what the various factors working for or against learning transfer look like in practice. Finally, using case studies, it points the way towards what can be done before, during and after training to improve the rate of transfer. This highly practical book will help trainers, development specialists and line managers ensure that their training is about real outcomes and not just inputs.
Author: Veronica Jaris Tichenor
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics
For nearly two decades the wage gap between men and women has remained virtually unchanged. Women continue to earn, on average, 80 cents for every dollar that men earn. Yet despite persistent discrimination in wages, studies are also beginning to show that a growing number of women are out-earning men - specific to their husbands. Today, nationwide, nearly one-third of working women are the chief breadwinners in illegible] families. The trend is particularly pronounced among the demographic of highly educated women. illegible] this increase in earnings, however, equate to a shift in power dynamics between husbands and wives? In Earning More and Getting Less, sociologist Veronica Jaris Tichenor shows how, historically, men illegible] derived a great deal of power over financial and household decisions by bringing home all (or most) of family's income. Yet, financial superiority has not been a similar source of power for women. Tiche demonstrates how wives, instead of using their substantial incomes to negotiate more egalitarian illegible] enable their husbands to perpetuate male dominance within the family. this important study illegible] disturbing evidence that the conventional power relations defined by gender are powerful enough undermine hierarchies defined by money. Earning More and Getting Less is essential reading in illegible] psychology, and family and gender studies.