Demobilised officer, finding peace incredibly tedious, would welcome diversion. Legitimate if possible; excitement essential. When Captain Hugh Drummond, DSO, MC placed that advertisement, he was looking for adventure. What he finds is an international plot headed by the greatest criminal mastermind in the world. For the sake of the beautiful Phyllis, he faces murderous schemers, acid baths and even wild animals in his attempts to save her father´s and his own life. In this, his first appearance, Bulldog Drummond is charming, undaunted and endlessly resourceful: the template of the modern action hero. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roy McMillan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/000553/bk_naxo_000553_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Top leaders in the business community - a financial journalist, a bestselling author, and cofounder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University - teach you the character traits every employer wants to see in today´s worker. In the race to become multitasking superhumans, we´ve lost touch with the actual root of where all these valuable skills are found. This audio gives you the training you need to set yourself apart from others and to advance to the next stage in your employment, whether you are just starting out or need to reinvigorate your career. Some of the best business minds at work today identify the principles of productivity and elevating your career. Why not be known for great leadership skills instead of training one employee for a single task? Why not be known for a winning personality instead of for being able to deal with a difficult person? Why not be known for impressive calm and cool confidence in your negotiation skills instead of just getting the deal done? Don´t be known for any singular skill - be known for inspiring character traits that make you highly promotable in any workplace. This audio also includes helpful résumé and cover letter templates, as well as an interview checklist. With contributions from Reyna Gobel, a financial journalist who has written extensively on adapting to today´s career marketplace; Joshua Weiss, an international negotiation expert who speaks and writes on the topic of negotiating not only in the boardroom but also on the factory floor; and bestselling author Brian Tracy, who shares wisdom from his business book classic, Eat That Frog!, this audio is a must-listen for those looking to catapult their careers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/006020/bk_blak_006020_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The ultimate guide to becoming an extraordinary leader - while finding happiness, gaining authenticity, and banishing stress. Integrating proven mindfulness practices and world-class leadership theory, The Mindful Leader is the essential guide for self-aware leadership. The book simplifies mindfulness principles and links them solidly to business benefits. It provides a practically grounded template for leaders to develop unprecedented levels of self-awareness, well-being, and effectiveness. Research findings throughout the book detail the positive impact of mindfulness from the perspectives of brain science, psychology, and leadership. International case studies from a variety of industries illustrate the everyday implementation of mindful leadership. You´ll learn easy mindfulness practices that you can implement today and a practical framework for everyday mindful leadership. You´ll also be given access to online resources for vision reflections, values clarification, mindfulness practices, and more. Mindful leadership is a hot topic - but it´s not as simple as ´´when you become mindful, great leadership will spontaneously happen´´. This book serves as both mindfulness training and leadership training, clarifying the parallel while guiding you through the many points of intersection. Improve your leadership skills via context-specific mindfulness practices Learn mindfulness from a practical perspective, with real workplace skills Discover how leaders from around the world practice mindful leadership every day Understand the neuroscience link between mindfulness and great leadership Learn practices that deliver a deeper sense of integrity, authenticity, fulfillment and bottom-line results improvement Mindfulness provides real, practical tools for self-awareness, mental well-being, stress reduction, and more. When practiced through a leadershi 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christopher Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028268/bk_adbl_028268_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An updated edition of the Sunday Times best seller.Britain´s best known classicist, Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. In Women & Power she revisits the gender agenda and shows how history has treated powerful women, using examples ranging from the classical world to the modern day. Beard explores the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, considering the public voice of women, our cultural assumptions about women´s relationship with power and how powerful women resist being packaged into a male template.A year on since the advent of #MeToo, in a new afterword, Beard reflects on the successes and the future of that movement, probing the narratives of rape and consent. She asks about the stories men tell themselves to justify their treatment of women. Which stories endure, and who controls them? With wry wit Beard argues it´s time for change. From the author of international best seller SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our desktop site. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mary Beard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/002230/bk_twuk_002230_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sales training doesn’t develop sales champions. Managers do.The secret to developing a team of high performers isn’t more training but better coaching. When managers effectively coach their people around best practices, core competencies and the inner game of coaching that develops the champion attitude, it makes your training stick. With Keith Rosen’s coaching methodology and proven L.E.A.D.S. Coaching Framework™ used by the world’s top organizations, you’ll get your sales and management teams to perform better - fast.Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions is your playbook to creating a thriving coaching culture and building a team of top producers. This book is packed with case studies, a 30 Day Turnaround Strategy for underperformers, a library of coaching templates and scripts, as well as hundreds of powerful coaching questions you can use immediately to coach anyone in any situation.You will learn how to confidently facilitate powerful, engaging coaching conversations so that your team can resolve their own problems and take ownership of the solution. You’ll also discover how to leverage the true power of observation and deliver feedback that results in positive behavioral changes, so that you can successfully motivate and develop your team and each individual to reach business objectives faster.Winner of Five International Best Book Awards, Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions is your tactical, step-by-step playbook for any people manager looking to:Boost sales, productivity and personal accountability, while reducing your workloadConduct customer/pipeline reviews that improve forecast accuracy, customer retention and uncover new selling opportunitiesAchieve a long term ROI from coaching by ensuring it’s woven into your daily rhythm of businessDesign, launch and sustain a successful internal coaching programTurn-around underperformers in 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dennis Holland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/002494/bk_adbl_002494_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Every now and then a book comes along that takes you places you´ve never been before. Living the Hero´s Journey is one of those books! (Marshall Goldsmith, author of Tiggers, number-one New York Times best seller) Uncover your life path. Author Will Craig shares the paths traveled, lessons learned, and insights gained as the founder and former dean of an international coaching and mentoring company. Experience how to use movies and mythology to uncover the path that is truly yours. This is your call to adventure: Unroll the map of self-discovery and embrace a whole new world of joy and wisdom.Gain access to the hidden location that holds the answers to the meaning of life and the secrets to happiness.Explore the pathways and side roads of the inner journey with strength and confidence.Unlock the secrets of the Ancient Greeks who mastered the success principles of know thyself.Demystify the process of understanding and actualizing your purpose and passion.Meet your mentor and learn how to earn the essential and indispensable gift.Summon the courage to be the hero in the action-adventure story that is your life!In an age where people look outward for direction and upward for inspiration, Living the Hero´s Journey provides a time-honored template for looking inward and going deep for the answers we seek. Begin your journey today! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jonathan Ostrander. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/145086/bk_acx0_145086_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.