Professional Troublemaker

Professional Troublemaker

Professional Troublemaker

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the New York Times bestselling author of I'm Judging You, a hilarious and transformational book about how to tackle fear--that everlasting hater--and audaciously step into lives, careers, and legacies that go beyond even our wildest dreams Luvvie Ajayi Jones is known for her trademark wit, warmth, and perpetual truth-telling. But even she's been challenged by the enemy of progress known as fear. She was once afraid to call herself a writer, and nearly skipped out on doing a TED talk that changed her life because of imposter syndrome. As she shares in Professional Troublemaker, she's not alone. We're all afraid. We're afraid of asking for what we want because we're afraid of hearing "no." We're afraid of being different, of being too much or not enough. We're afraid of leaving behind the known for the unknown. But in order to do the things that will truly, meaningfully change our lives, we have to become professional troublemakers: people who are committed to not letting fear talk them out of the things they need to do or say to live free. With humor and honesty, and guided by the influence of her professional troublemaking Nigerian grandmother, Funmilayo Faloyin, Luvvie walks us through what we must get right within ourselves before we can do the things that scare us; how to use our voice for a greater good; and how to put movement to the voice we've been silencing--because truth-telling is a muscle. The point is not to be fearless, but to know we are afraid and charge forward regardless. It is to recognize that the things we must do are more significant than our fears. This book is about how to live boldly in spite of all the reasons we have to cower. Let's go!

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-03-02
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781984881915


I M Judging You

I M Judging You

"A truth-riot of a book!"—Shonda Rhimes New York Times Bestseller #1 Washington Post Bestseller Redbook “20 Books By Women You Must Read this Fall” GoodHousekeeping.com “17 New Best New Books to Read This Fall” BookRiot “100 Must-Read Hilarious Books” Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist Now in development with "Shondaland" and ABC Signature Studios as cable television series Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture. I'm Judging You is her debut book of humorous essays that dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our increasingly digital, connected lives. It passes on lessons and side-eyes on life, social media, culture, and fame, from addressing those terrible friends we all have to serious discussions of race and media representation to what to do about your fool cousin sharing casket pictures from Grandma's wake on Facebook. With a lighthearted, razor sharp wit and a unique perspective, I'm Judging You is the handbook the world needs, doling out the hard truths and a road map for bringing some "act right" into our lives, social media, and popular culture. It is the Do-Better Manual.

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Genre : Humor
Author : Luvvie Ajayi
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release : 2016-09-13
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781627796071


Make Trouble

Make Trouble

From Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood for more than a decade, daughter of the late Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington, and “the heroine of the resistance” (Vogue), comes “an enthralling memoir” (Booklist, starred review) filled with “practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere” (Hillary Rodham Clinton). Cecile Richards has been an activist since she was taken to the principal’s office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. Richards had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist mother taught their kids to be troublemakers. She had a front-row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics and watched her mother, Ann, transform from a housewife to an electrifying force in the Democratic party. As a young woman, Richards worked as a labor organizer alongside women earning minimum wage, and learned that those in power don’t give it up without a fight. She experienced first-hand the misogyny, sexism, fake news, and the ever-looming threat of violence that constantly confront women who challenge authority. Now, after years of advocacy, resistance, and progressive leadership, she shares her “truly inspiring” (Redbook) story for the first time—from the joy and heartbreak of activism to the challenges of raising kids, having a life, and making change, all the while garnering a reputation as “the most badass feminist EVER” (Teen Vogue). In the “powerful and infinitely readable” (Gloria Steinem) Make Trouble, Richards reflects on the people and lessons that have gotten her through good times and bad, and encourages the rest of us to take risks, make mistakes, and make trouble along the way.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Cecile Richards
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-04-03
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781501187612


Soar With Your Strengths

Soar With Your Strengths

A guide to succeeding in business teaches readers how to fix what is wrong without ignoring what works; the five steps to identifying personal and organizational strengths; the four methods to managing weaknesses; and more. National ad/promo.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Donald O. Clifton
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 193 Pages
ISBN : 9780440505648


Wallet Activism

Wallet Activism

How do we vote with our dollars, not just to make ourselves feel good, but to make a real difference? Wallet Activism challenges you to rethink your financial power so can feel confident spending, earning, and saving money in ways that align with your values. While we call the American system a democracy, capitalism is the far more powerful force in our lives. The greatest power we have—especially when political leaders won’t move quickly enough—is how we use our money: where we shop, what we buy, where we live, what institutions we entrust with our money, who we work for, and where we donate determines the trajectory of our society and our planet. While our votes and voices are essential, too, Wallet Activism helps you use your money for real impact. It can feel overwhelming to determine “the right way” to spend: a choice that might seem beneficial to the environment may have unintended consequences that hurt people. And marketers are constantly lying to you, making it hard to know what choice is best. Wallet Activism empowers us to vote with our wallets by making sense of all the information coming at us, and teaching us to cultivate a more holistic mindset that considers the complex, interrelated ecosystems of people and the planet together, not as opposing forces. From Tanja Hester, Our Next Life blogger and author of Work Optional, comes the mindset-shifting guide to help you put your money where your values are. Wallet Activism is not a list of dos and don’ts that will soon become outdated, nor does it call for anti-consumerist perfection. Instead, it goes beyond simple purchasing decisions to explore: • The impacts a financial decision can have across society and the environment • How to create a personal spending philosophy based on your values • Practical questions to quickly assess the “goodness” of a product or an entity you may buy from • The ethics of earning money, choosing what foods to eat, employing others, investing responsibly, choosing where to live, and giving money away For anyone interested in leaving the world better than you found it, Wallet Activism helps you build habits that will make your money matter.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Tanja Hester
Publisher : BenBella Books
Release : 2021-11-16
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9781953295934


Ignite The Third Factor

Ignite The Third Factor

How do you get someone else committed to reaching their fullest potential? It’s a question that challenges new managers and seasoned executives alike, echoes through coaches’ heads as they watch a gifted athlete underachieve, and keeps parents up at night. Igniting the Third Factor, Peter synthesizes his life’s work into the five core practices exceptional leaders use to ignite the Third Factor in themselves and others – whether it’s in the locker room before a gold medal Olympic hockey game or at a routine performance review. Peter works through an easy-to-understand model, providing a clear view of what separates ’igniters’ from ’extinguishers’ and exploring a wealth of strategies you can put to use immediately in your world. Like the laws of physics, these principles apply in any environment. They may look different when used by a parent, a manager, or a coach, but the forces of work remain the same. Igniting the Third Factor is a fast-paced journey packed with familiar faces, engaging stories, and humor. As he moves from the dressing room to the corner office and back again, Peter weaves insights from well-known Canadian, American, and British coaches and executives with his personal experience to provide a practical guide to helping others excel – all set against the backdrop of an exciting 30 years of involvement in the Canadian Olympic Movement.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Peter Jensen
Publisher : Dundurn.com
Release : 2011-04-15
Total Pages : 228 Pages
ISBN : 9780887628351


Unfollow Your Passion

Unfollow Your Passion

"Is following your passion the key to personal and professional success? Your average self-help book or motivational speaker would likely respond to this question with a resounding YES and proceed to offer a detailed how-to guide to finding that passion and living up to it. Unfollow Your Passion does the unconventional opposite. In the spirit of Pixar's Soul, it encourages you to consider what you lose when you get laser-focused on a single pursuit. There is more to life than a single "spark." By narrowly focusing on the constant search for your one, defining passion-you might miss the infinite number of sparks that exist in anything and everything around you. Rich in playful banter, psychological research, and personal anecdotes, Terri Trespicio encourages you not to succumb to the pressure of defining yourself by your passion. Instead, it emboldens you to keep moving and engage passionately with your present"--

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Terri Trespicio
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-12-21
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781982169244


The Secrets Of Facilitation

The Secrets Of Facilitation

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Michael Wilkinson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-06-19
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781118429525


Next Move Best Move

Next Move Best Move

An expert guide for professionals seeking to understand how to navigate the world of work. Kimberly B. Cummings, author of Next Move, Best Move: Transitioning into a Career You'll Love, leaves no stone unturned with this thorough, expert guide for professionals seeking to understand how to navigate the world of work, from beginning to end, starting with uncovering personal and professional values in an effort to align their expertise and skills to roles and companies that will finally change the trajectory of their career and set them up to be leaders in the workforce. As a former career development adviser in some of the nation’s top universities and a diversity + inclusion professional in a Fortune 100 company, Cummings has recognized that people work for the sake of working without understanding how to leverage their unique gifts and position themselves for success. As a result, Next Move, Best Move: Transitioning into a Career You’ll Love shares transformational lessonsto ensure success and puts the ball back in your court. In Cummings’ highly acclaimed book, a specific, effective framework is unveiled to ensure each reader channels and utilizes their highest potential as they regain control and steer professional opportunities in their favor, gaining key information as to: Taking stock of their experiences to ensure strategic career moves Discovering how to cultivate and maintain fruitful relationships that support career growth Uncovering how to build a two-year career strategy to move you into future leadership positions Gaining a deeper look into personal and professional branding to ensure alignment with leadership capabilities and career goals Learning how to use their voice in the workplace to advocate for themselves Author, leadership expert, and entrepreneur, Kimberly B. Cummings, has been featured in Forbes, MONEY Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Fox 5, among many others, and is a proud graduate of Long Island University, earning a Bachelor of Science in business administration and Master of Science in counseling. Through Cummings’ professional experiences as a career development adviser in some of the nation’s top universities and a diversity + inclusion professional in a Fortune 100 company, her highly celebrated book works in tandem with her experiences and sought-after leadership development company, Manifest Yourself, which provides fail-proof solutions to companies looking to engage and retain their workforce. For more information, visit www.kimberlybcummings.com.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Kimberly B. Cummings
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-06-09
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781119736226


Beacons Of Leadership Inspiring Lessons Of Success In Business And Innovation

Beacons Of Leadership Inspiring Lessons Of Success In Business And Innovation

From a Forbes Top 50 recognized leader, this book is filled with a multitude of insightful stories, lessons, and experiences in leadership & character. It gives you the secrets in his CEO/Entrepreneurs' Toolbox that was used to scale business success, innovate and build a multitude of brick and mortar companies. It shares the vision, lessons and hard work that was used to build successful multi-million dollar companies with very little capital. He shares amazing stories of acquiring companies and pulling them back from the brink of bankruptcy, along with other extraordinary tales of innovation and resilience. In this new digital age, Chris shares with you how he reinvented himself after the 2008 recession, wiped out all of his companies to win multiple awards and become a Forbes Top 50 recognized brand. He built The Chris Voss Show and its Podcast up to an audience of hundreds of thousands of people. This book will inspire, motivate, and move you to your own successful path by using his experience, knowledge, vision in a recollection of memories and lessons. It will give you the tools Chris used to build success in your life and business to become the best leader and person you can be. Buy the book. CHANGE your life.

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Genre : Art
Author : Chris Voss
Publisher : Christian Voss
Release : 2021-10-05
Total Pages : 150 Pages
ISBN : 9781087920986