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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr. Schuller shows you how to build a positive self-image, no matter what your problem. Whether it's unemployment, poor health, loneliness, fear or anything else that blocks your success, you can turn your negative into a positive. No matter... [Continue reading]
Why is it that some talented people reach their full potential, while others self-destruct or remain trapped in mediocrity? What makes the difference? In this book, Maxwell asserts that the choices people make–not merely the skills they inherit–propel them to greatness.  Among other truths, successful people know that:   Belief lifts your talent  Initiative activates your talent  Focus directs... [Continue reading]
The definitive translation of Sun-tzu's timeless classic of military strategy, Art of War   Art of War is almost certainly the most famous study of strategy ever written and has had an extraordinary influence on the history of warfare. The principles Sun-tzu expounded were utilized brilliantly by such great Asian war leaders as Mao Tse-tung, Giap, and Yamamoto. First translated two hundred years... [Continue reading]
John C. Maxwell believes that the greatest lessons we learn in life are from our losses. Everyone experiences loss, but not everyone learns from it.  In Sometimes You Win Sometimes You Learn, Dr. Maxwell explores the most common lessons we learn when we experience loss. He then explains how to turn a set-back into a step forward by examining the eleven elements that make up the DNA of those who... [Continue reading]
Thirty years after the women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. [And I, Liz, Add: This is not a unique case to the United States; it's probably worse in Africa.] In Lean In,... [Continue reading]
If your subconscious “financial blueprint” is not “set” for success, nothing you learn, nothing you know, and nothing you do will make much of a difference. – T. Harv Eker T. Harv Eker used to be a financial disaster. He had ups and downs, yet for the most part he was broke. Until one day, when a rich friend of his Dad told him that... Read the book to find out what his dad told him.
A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed. Marketers at Procter & Gamble study videos of people making their beds. They are desperately trying to figure out how to sell a new... [Continue reading]
There's no doubt about it; the relationship between men and women is extremely complex. We often forget just how different the sexes are, and become frustrated and confused by a loved one's behaviour. In this volume John Gray's expert relationship advice is distilled into powerful, daily inspirations that lovingly and insightfully remind us of the contrasts between Mars and Venus, allowing us to... [Continue reading]
Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline.  No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness. Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more... [Continue reading]
Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories can, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all,... [Continue reading]

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