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  • The business world was already gravitating toward virtual workplaces, even before COVID-19 created the largest remote work experiment in history. Suddenly organizations as big as Twitter were learning their employees didn''t need an office in order to get great results. This is something Robert Glazer has known for over a decade. In the highly actionable How to Make Virtual Teams Work , Glazer taps into his experience managing a virtual office - and winning twenty "best places to work" awards - while providing leaders with a step-by-step playbook on how to intentionally build a remote workforce and culture by developing core values that provide guidance in hiring talent who works well remotely, creating comprehensive onboarding plans, using technology to communicate and connect with remote employees, and more. This goes way beyond a typical HR strategy book. By employing these specific strategies, leaders can build a remote environment that thrives and make it one of their key competitive advantages. The remote work revolution is here - the leaders who will build the future are the ones who can lead top performing virtual teams. Learn how to build a world-class organization - office no longer required.

  • Put an end to dieting and replace weight loss struggles with this easy approach to a healthy, plant-based lifestyle, from the bestselling author of How Not to Die . Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or a new fad to try in order to lose weight - but these diets aren't making us any happier or healthier. As obesity rates and associated disease and impairments continue to rise, it's time for a different approach. How Not to Diet is a treasure trove of buried data and cutting-edge dietary research that Dr Michael Greger has translated into accessible, actionable advice with exciting tools and tricks that will help you to safely lose weight and eliminate unwanted body fat - for good. Dr Greger, renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of nutritionfacts.org, explores the many causes of obesity - from our genes to the portions on our plate to other environmental factors - and the many consequences, from diabetes to cancer to mental health issues. From there, Dr Greger breaks down a variety of approaches to weight loss, honing in on the optimal criteria that enable success, including: a diet high in fibre and water, a diet low in fat, salt, and sugar, and diet full of anti-inflammatory foods. How Not to Diet then goes beyond food to explore the many other weight loss accelerators available to us in our body's systems, revealing how plant-based meals can be eaten at specific times to maximize our bodies' natural fat-burning activities. Dr Greger provides a clear plan not only for the ultimate weight loss diet, but also the approach we must take to unlock its greatest efficacy.

  • WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? - CONVERSATIONS ON TRAUMA, RESILIENCE AND HEALING Nouv.

    Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain development and trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, discuss the impact of trauma and adverse experiences and how healing must begin with a shift to asking, ''what happened to you?'' rather than ''what''s wrong with you?'' Through wide-ranging, and often deeply personal conversation, Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood - both good and bad - influences the people we become. They challenge us to shift from focusing on, ''What''s wrong with you?'' or ''Why are you behaving that way?,'' to asking, ''What happened to you?'' This simple change in perspective can open up a new and hopeful understanding for millions about why we do the things we do, why we are the way we are, providing a road map for repairing relationships, overcoming what seems insurmountable, and ultimately living better and more fulfilling lives. Many of us experience adversity and trauma during childhood that has lasting impact on our physical and emotional health. And as we''re beginning to understand, we are more sensitive to developmental trauma as children than we are as adults. ''What happened to us'' in childhood is a powerful predictor of our risk for physical and mental health problems down the road, and offers scientific insights in to the patterns of behaviors so many struggle to understand. A survivor of multiple childhood challenges herself, Oprah Winfrey shares portions of her own harrowing experiences because she understands the vulnerability that comes from facing trauma at a young age. Throughout her career, Oprah has teamed up with Dr. Bruce Perry, one of the world''s leading experts on childhood trauma. He has treated thousands of children, youth, and adults and has been called on for decades to support individuals and communities following high-profile traumatic events. Now, Oprah joins forces with Dr. Perry to marry the power of storytelling with the science and clinical experience to better understand and overcome the effects of trauma. In conversation throughout the book, the two focus on understanding people, behavior, and ourselves in the context of personal experiences. They remove blame and self-shaming, and open up a space for healing and understanding. It''s a subtle but profound shift in our approach to trauma, and it''s one that allows us to understand our pasts in order to clear a path to our future - opening the door to resilience and healing in a proven, powerful way. Grounded in the latest brain science and brought to life through compelling narratives, this book shines a light on a much-needed path to recovery - showing us our incredible capacity to transform after adversity.

  • THINK LIKE A BREADWINNER - A WEALTH BUILDING MANIFESTO FOR WOMEN WHO WANT TO EARN MORE WORRY Nouv.

    The Joy of Breadwinning shows us not only the importance of building our own wealth, but also the freedom and power that comes with it. This book will reframe what it means to be a breadwinner, encouraging women to reclaim, rejoice in and aspire to the role. Jennifer Barrett introduces a new paradigm in the financial evolution of women: Thinking like a breadwinner isn''t just for men-it''s essential for women. Changing demographics mean that women are increasingly becoming their household''s main breadwinner, yet the majority of women still aren''t being brought up to think like breadwinners. This book will cover the necessary information for women to take full control over their financial lives, from defeating subconscious beliefs that have been baked into us, through the phases of financial empowerment, to boosting your cumulative salary by a million or more. Alongside this crucial knowledge, Jennifer shares how she and dozens of women are forging their own paths and building businesses, careers and passive income streams that allow them to create the life they want and still have time to enjoy it. She explains how harnessing your financial potential is a path to freedom, power and, ultimately, joy.

  • SCARY SMART Nouv.

    SCARY SMART

    Mo Gawdat

    • Bluebird
    • 15 September 2021

    ''There has never been a time when the risk of technology ruining our humanity has been bigger. This book is not for the engineers that write the code, the policy makers who claim they can regulate it or the experts that keep creating the buzz around it. They all know what I''m about to tell you. This is a book for you. Because, believe it or not, you are the only one that can fix it '' Mo Gawdat No one is better placed than Mo Gawdat to explain how the technology of the future works, how it could be designed to work against us and what we can do to change that. The internationally bestselling author of Solve for Happy and former chief business officer of Google X (the ''moonshot'' innovation arm of Google) with more than thirty years'' experience working at the cutting-edge of technology, turns his attention to cyber innovation; what it gets right and the many, many things it gets wrong. Artificial intelligence is already smarter than humans in many ways, but, like so much of life, the output is designed by the input, with automated algorithms reflecting an imperfect world. So, how can we change that? In Scary Smart , Mo Gawdat draws on his considerable expertise to answer this question and to show what we can all do now to teach ourselves and our machines how to live better.

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  • Find your focus - wherever you''re working - with Joy at Work . Marie Kondo''s first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying , sparked a new genre of publishing and became an international bestseller. Now, for the first time, you will be guided through the process of tidying up your work life. Whether you are unexpectedly working at home or if you have a dedicated work space or office, if you properly simplify and organize your work life once, you''ll never have to do it again. In Joy at Work , KonMari method pioneer Marie Kondo and organizational psychologist Scott Sonenshein will help you to refocus your mind on what''s important at work, and as their examples show, the results can be truly life-changing. With advice on how to improve the way you work, the book features advice on problem areas including fundamentals like how to organize your desk, finally get through your emails and find balance by ditching distractions and focusing on what sparks joy. Like how the key to successful tidying in the home is by tackling clutter in the correct order, Joy at Wor k adapts the inspirational KonMari Method for your professional life, taking you step-by-step through your working day so that you can identify the most joyful way to work for you. Once you''ve found order in your work, you can feel empowered to find confidence, energy and motivation to create the career you want and move on from negative working practices.

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  • THE HOW NOT TO DIET COOKBOOK Nouv.

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  • WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU

    Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain development and trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, discuss the impact of trauma and adverse experiences and how healing must begin with a shift to asking, ''what happened to you?'' rather than ''what''s wrong with you?'' Through wide-ranging, and often deeply personal conversation, Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood - both good and bad - influences the people we become. They challenge us to shift from focusing on, ''What''s wrong with you?'' or ''Why are you behaving that way?,'' to asking, ''What happened to you?'' This simple change in perspective can open up a new and hopeful understanding for millions about why we do the things we do, why we are the way we are, providing a road map for repairing relationships, overcoming what seems insurmountable, and ultimately living better and more fulfilling lives. Many of us experience adversity and trauma during childhood that has lasting impact on our physical and emotional health. And as we''re beginning to understand, we are more sensitive to developmental trauma as children than we are as adults. ''What happened to us'' in childhood is a powerful predictor of our risk for physical and mental health problems down the road, and offers scientific insights in to the patterns of behaviors so many struggle to understand. A survivor of multiple childhood challenges herself, Oprah Winfrey shares portions of her own harrowing experiences because she understands the vulnerability that comes from facing trauma at a young age. Throughout her career, Oprah has teamed up with Dr. Bruce Perry, one of the world''s leading experts on childhood trauma. He has treated thousands of children, youth, and adults and has been called on for decades to support individuals and communities following high-profile traumatic events. Now, Oprah joins forces with Dr. Perry to marry the power of storytelling with the science and clinical experience to better understand and overcome the effects of trauma. In conversation throughout the book, the two focus on understanding people, behavior, and ourselves in the context of personal experiences. They remove blame and self-shaming, and open up a space for healing and understanding. It''s a subtle but profound shift in our approach to trauma, and it''s one that allows us to understand our pasts in order to clear a path to our future - opening the door to resilience and healing in a proven, powerful way. Grounded in the latest brain science and brought to life through compelling narratives, this book shines a light on a much-needed path to recovery - showing us our incredible capacity to transform after adversity.

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