Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Business and management
A "Huffington Post" columnist and women's leadership expert outlines practical skills that women can use to implement positive change, covering such topics as self-esteem and how to overcome sabotaging gender rules of conduct.
"It's easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But every time we create something new, we go from 0 to 1. The act of creation is singular, as is the moment of creation, and the result is something fresh and strange. 'Zero to one' is about how to build companies that create new things. It draws on everything I've learned directly as a co-founder of PayPal and Palantir and then an investor in hundreds of startups"--From publisher description.
Shares time-tested guidelines for achieving more in life through practices in accountability, counseling readers on the potential of recognizing and taking responsibility0 for challenges while problem solving and executing effective responses.
About two-thirds of Americans hate their jobs and feel like they're not making a difference in the world. They're frustrated by unrealized dreams that seem hopelessly out of reach. This book outlines practical steps to identify, finance, and execute dream projects, and sustain them for years to come.
Using many of the same case studies and thought experiments designed in his executive MBA classes, Bazerman challenges listeners to explore their cognitive blind spots, identify any salient details they are programmed to miss, and then take steps to ensure it won't happen again.
Draws on proprietary research and interviews with leading business experts to counsel young professionals on how to land a desirable job and promote oneself by forging strategic perceptions, outlining step-by-step methods for creating unique personal brands that reflect the qualities that managers value.