Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology
around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind
achieving breakout commercial success in any field.
We have been spoon-fed the notion that creativity is the province
of genius -- of those favored, brilliant few whose moments of
insight arrive in unpredictable flashes of divine inspiration.
A transformative exploration of the power, purpose, and benefits
of gatherings in our lives. at work, at school, at home and
Every day we find ourselves in gatherings, Priya Parker says in
The Art of Gathering. If we can understand what makes these
gatherings effective and memorable, then we can reframe and
redirect them to benefit everyone, host and guest alike.
Conflict is going to be part of your life--as long as you have
relationships, hold down a job, or have dry cleaning to be picked
up. Bracing yourself against it won't make it go away, but if you
approach it consciously, you can navigate it in a way that not only
honors everyone involved but makes it a source of deep insight as
The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food--and
renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with
eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences
as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a
wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it
can help with food issues.
From the best-selling author of Subliminal and The
Drunkard's Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience
of change—and how elastic thinking can help us thrive in a
world changing faster than ever before.
With rapid technological innovation leading the charge,
today’s world is transforming itself at an extraordinary and
A groundbreaking take on how complexity causes failure in all
kinds of modern systems--from social media to air travel--this
practical and entertaining book reveals how we can prevent
meltdowns in business and life
"Endlessly fascinating, brimming with insight, and more fun than a
book about failure has any right to be, Meltdown will
transform how you think about the systems that govern our
A widely admired mainstream pastor shows how persons and
communities can flourish as beacons of hope and serenity in an
For anyone struggling with fear, worry, or anxiety, or who wonders
how families and communities can live as peace makers in troubled
times, UNAFRAID offers an informed and inspiring message
full of practical solutions.