Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection

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Harmony #ad - But more important, he learned techniques for steeling himself against rejection and ways to develop his own confidence--a plan that can't be derailed by a single setback. Jia was crushed, and spiraled into a period of deep self doubt. Jia jiang came to the United States with the dream of being the next Bill Gates.

But he realized that his fear of rejection was a bigger obstacle than any single rejection would ever be, and he needed to find a way to cope with being told no without letting it destroy him. But despite early success in the corporate world, his first attempt to pursue his entrepreneurial dream ended in rejection.

Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection #ad - Jia learned that even the most preposterous wish may be granted if you ask in the right way, and shares the secret of successful asking, how to pick targets, and how to tell when an initial no can be converted into something positive. An entertaining and inspiring account of conquering the fear of rejection, offering a completely new perspective on how to turn a no into a yes.

Filled with great stories and valuable insight, Rejection Proof is a fun and thoughtful examination of how to overcome fear and dare to live more boldly. From the Hardcover edition. Thus was born his "100 days of rejection" experiment, during which he willfully sought rejection on a daily basis--from requesting a lesson in sales from a car salesman no to asking a flight attendant if he could make an announcement on the loud speaker yes to his famous request to get Krispy Kreme doughnuts in the shape of Olympic rings yes, with a viral video to prove it.

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The 80/20 Principle, Third Edition: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

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Crown Business #ad - But by concentrating on those things that do, our businesses, we can unlock the enormous potential of the magic 20 percent, our careers, and transform our effectiveness in our jobs, and our lives. From the Trade Paperback edition. How anyone can be more effective with less effort by learning how to identify and leverage the 80/20 principle--the well-known, unpublicized secret that 80 percent of all our results in business and in life stem from a mere 20 percent of our efforts.

The 80/20 principle is one of the great secrets of highly effective people and organizations. Did you know, for example, time, and resources, that 20 percent of customers account for 80 percent of revenues? That 20 percent of our time accounts for 80 percent of the work we accomplish? The 80/20 Principle shows how we can achieve much more with much less effort, simply by identifying and focusing our efforts on the 20 percent that really counts.

The 80/20 Principle, Third Edition: The Secret to Achieving More with Less #ad - Although the 80/20 principle has long influenced today's business world, author Richard Koch reveals how the principle works and shows how we can use it in a systematic and practical way to vastly increase our effectiveness, and improve our careers and our companies. The unspoken corollary to the 80/20 principle is that little of what we spend our time on actually counts.

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The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

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Crown Business #ad - Chris bailey turned down lucrative job offers to pursue a lifelong dream—to spend a year performing a deep dive experiment into the pursuit of productivity, a subject he had been enamored with since he was a teenager. After obtaining his business degree, where he also continued his research and interviews with some of the world’s foremost experts, he created a blog to chronicle a year-long series of productivity experiments he conducted on himself, from Charles Duhigg to David Allen.

In an eye-opening and thoroughly engaging read, Bailey offers a treasure trove of insights and over 25 best practices that will help you accomplish more. From the Hardcover edition. Among the experiments that he tackled: bailey went several weeks with getting by on little to no sleep; he cut out caffeine and sugar; he lived in total isolation for 10 days; he used his smartphone for just an hour a day for three months; he gained ten pounds of muscle mass; he stretched his work week to 90 hours; a late riser, he got up at 5:30 every morning for three months—all the while monitoring the impact of his experiments on the quality and quantity of his work.

The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy #ad - A fresh, personal, and entertaining exploration of a topic that concerns all of us: how to be more productive at work and in every facet of our lives. Among the counterintuitive insights chris bailey will teach you: ·         slowing down to work more deliberately; ·         shrinking or eliminating the unimportant; ·         the rule of three; ·         striving for imperfection; ·         scheduling less time for important tasks; ·         the 20 second rule to distract yourself from the inevitable distractions; ·         and the concept of productive procrastination.

The productivity project—and the lessons Chris learned—are the result of that year-long journey.

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Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - This book, tribe of mentors, includes many of the people I grew up viewing as idols or demi-gods. How to achieve clarity on your purpose and assess your priorities. Why tennis champion maria Sharapova believe that “losing makes you think in ways victories can’t. How to truly achieve work-life balance and why most people tell you it isn’t realistic.

No stone was left unturned. No matter your challenge or opportunity, something in these pages can help. Tim ferriss, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers.

I wish you luck as you forge your own path. And much more. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, their short profiles can help you answer life's most challenging questions, from artists to billionaire investors, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life. From the author: in 2017, several of my close friends died in rapid succession.

Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World #ad - Why humans of new york creator Brandon Stanton believes that the best art will always be the riskiest. It was also a stark reminder that time is our scarcest, non-renewable resource. Among other things, you will learn: • More than 50 morning routines—both for the early riser and those who struggle to get out of bed.

Whether you want to 10x your results, or reinvent yourself, get unstuck, someone else has traveled a similar path and taken notes.

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Objections: The Ultimate Guide for Mastering The Art and Science of Getting Past No

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Wiley #ad - Inside the pages of objections, and with each new chapter, increase pipeline velocity, you’ll gain deep insight into: how to get past the natural human fear of no and become rejection proof the science of resistance and why buyers throw out objections Human influence frameworks that turn you into a master persuader The key to avoiding embarrassing red herrings that derail sales calls How to leverage the “Magical Quarter of a Second” to instantly gain control of your emotions when you get hit with difficult objections Proven objection turn-around frameworks that give you confidence and control in virtually every sales situation How to easily skip past reflex responses on cold calls and when prospecting How to move past brush-offs to get to the next step, and shorten the sales cycle The 5 Step Process for Turning Around Buying Commitment Objections and closing the sale Rapid Negotiation techniques that deliver better terms and higher prices As you dive into these powerful insights, you’ll gain greater and greater confidence in your ability to face and effectively handle objections in any selling situation.

What you won’t find, though, is old school techniques straight out of the last century. No bait and switch schemes, no cheesy scripts, destroy relationships, and none of the contrived closing techniques that leave you feeling like a phony, no sycophantic tie-downs, and only serve to increase your buyers’ resistance.

Objections: The Ultimate Guide for Mastering The Art and Science of Getting Past No #ad - Prospects, territories, industries, companies, products, and sales processes are all different. Except for objections. In his signature right-to-the-point style, Jeb pulls no punches and slaps you in the face with the cold, hard truth about what’s really holding you back from closing sales and reaching your income goals.

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Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

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Twelve #ad - She gives a voice to the supernormals among us as they reveal not only "How do they do it?" but also "How does it feel?"These powerful stories, in fact, and those of public figures from Andre Agassi to Jay Z, will show supernormals they are not alone but are, in good company. Marvelously researched and compassionately written, this exceptional book narrates the continuing saga that is resilience as it challenges us to consider whether -- and how -- the good wins out in the end.

But these experiences are often kept secret, as are our courageous battles to overcome them. Drawing on nearly two decades of work with clients and students, teachers, activists, parents, Jay tells the tale of ordinary people made extraordinary by these all-too-common experiences, everyday superheroes who have made a life out of dodging bullets and leaping over obstacles, entrepreneurs, lawyers, even as they hide in plain sight as doctors, artists, students and readers.

Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience #ad - . P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 12. 0px arial; color: #232323} clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Meg Jay takes us into the world of the supernormal: those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.

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Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

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Currency #ad - In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO, the Stanford d. School, david and tom kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and with many of the world's top companies, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems.

. It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers. Ideo founder and Stanford d. School creator david kelley and his brother tom kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the creativity that lies within each and every one of us.

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All #ad - Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the "creative types. But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every  one of us is creative.

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You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want A No F*cks Given Guide

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Truly practical. Booklist. Knight delivers her trademark no-bullsh*t advice about:the tyranny of "just Because"The social contract and how to amend itTurning "flaws" into strengths--aka "mental redecorating"Why it's not your job to be niceLetting your freak flag flyHow to take risks, silence the doubters, and prove the haters wrongPraise for Sarah Knight"Genius.

Cosmopolitan"Self-help to swear by. Boston Globe"Hilarious. From the new york times bestselling author of the life-changing magic of not giving a F*ck and Get Your Sh*t Together comes more straight talk about how to stand up for who you are and what you really want, and deserve--showing when it's okay to be selfish, need, why it's pointless to be perfect, and how to be "difficult.

You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want A No F*cks Given Guide #ad - Being yourself should be easy, yet too many of us struggle to live on other people's terms instead of our own. And don't panic! You can do it without losing friends and alienating people. Rather than feeling large and in charge, we feel little and belittled. Sound familiar? bestselling "anti-guru" Sarah Knight has three simple words for you:YOU DO YOU.

It's time to start putting your happiness first--and stop letting other people tell you what to do, how to do it, or why it can't be done.

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

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Mariner Books #ad - Leading the charge is psychologist and neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, whose theory of emotion is driving a deeper understanding of the mind and brain, and shedding new light on what it means to be human. Scientists have long supported this assumption by claiming that emotions are hardwired in the body or the brain.

Instead, by core systems that interact across the whole brain, she has shown that emotion is constructed in the moment, aided by a lifetime of learning. Why do emotions feel automatic? does rational thought really control emotion? How does emotion affect disease? How can you make your children more emotionally intelligent? How Emotions Are Made answers these questions and many more, mind, revealing the latest research and intriguing practical applications of the new science of emotion, and brain.

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain #ad -  . Its repercussions are already shaking the foundations not only of psychology but also of medicine, meditation, child-rearing, the legal system, and even airport security. Her research overturns the widely held belief that emotions are housed in different parts of the brain and are universally expressed and recognized.

A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, the legal system, and our understanding of the human mind Emotions feel automatic, like uncontrollable reactions to things we think and experience. Today, however, the science of emotion is in the midst of a revolution on par with the discovery of relativity in physics and natural selection in biology--and this paradigm shift has far-reaching implications for us all.

This new theory means that you play a much greater role in your emotional life than you ever thought.

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Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Behavioral economist and new york Times bestselling author Dan Ariely offers a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that led to our current economic crisis.

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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

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Crown #ad - However, an important and underreported conclusion of that study was that some experts do have real foresight, and Tetlock has spent the past decade trying to figure out why. Superforecasting offers the first demonstrably effective way to improve our ability to predict the future—whether in business, politics, finance, international affairs, or daily life—and is destined to become a modern classic.

As wharton professor philip tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study, even experts’ predictions are only slightly better than chance. They’ve even beaten the collective judgment of intelligence analysts with access to classified information. A new york times bestseller and an economist best Book of 2015"The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.

Jason zweig, launching a new product, crafting policy,  The Wall Street Journal   Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, or simply planning the week’s meals. Unfortunately, people tend to be terrible forecasters. They’ve beaten other benchmarks, competitors, and prediction markets.

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction #ad - It involves gathering evidence from a variety of sources, thinking probabilistically, working in teams, keeping score, and being willing to admit error and change course. What makes some people so good? and can this talent be taught?   In Superforecasting, Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction, drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive, government-funded forecasting tournament.

The good judgment project involves tens of thousands of ordinary people—including a Brooklyn filmmaker, a retired pipe installer, and a former ballroom dancer—who set out to forecast global events.

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