Better Outcomes for Difficult Conversations


Book title: Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss what Matters Most
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
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"Delivering a difficult message is like throwing a hand grenade." For that matter, receiving a difficult message is like catching one.This book deals with the essential dilemma of communicating about unpleasant issues. The Harvard Negotiation Project's Doug Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen create an analytical framework by pointing out that each difficult conversation has three components: the factual narrative (least important), or the "What Happened?" Conversation, the Feelings Conversation, and the Identity Conversation. How each person perceives the Three Conversations will affect the course of the conversation. Insight after insight about how to turn a difficult conversation into a Learning Conversation unfold in this very solid book. I liked this book so much I bought a personal copy (now battered) after reading our public library's copy. Anyone who deals with clients, customers, friends or family can benefit from the structures in this book.

EAN: 9780140288520
Pages: 250
Publisher: Penguin Putnam
Authors:
Douglas Stone
Bruce Patton
Sheila Heen




Captured Me Till The End!!!!


Book title: The Rival (Rival)
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
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I Loved This Book!! I couldn't stop reading it from beginning to end. When I finished I was disappointed it was over! I've read the other readers comments and could not believe that they did not find it to be as wonderful as I did. I look forward for more books like this one!!!Olivia was wonderful!!! And Garrick was a true hero!The story was so mysterious, and the love these to felt came right off the pages into your heart!!! I think those who did not enjoy it should read it again, for they sorely misjudged this book!!

EAN: 9780312966218
Pages: 437
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Authors:
Brenda Joyce



Pretty Significant...


Book title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : A Novel
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
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"Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" is pretty significant on all levels. It opened my eyes to communism in China in the 60's and 70's in that although I had heard of the "re-education" of the youths from intellectual and political families, I had never really considered the harshness of it all.

This novel touches upon the humanity of man in ways that, I suspect, are as common as when civilization first began. I was especially captivated by the manner in which myths and legends probably appeared among unsophisticated and rather simple people who are closed off from the communications of the larger cities.

I was intrigued that his friend found the beautiful little seamstress "too uncultured" to love at first, even though he made love to her. And was mesmerized with the actions of the beautiful girl once she is exposed to knowledge.

EAN: 9780385722209
Pages: 192
Publisher: Anchor
Authors:
Dai Sijie



Excellent


Book title: All the Joy You Can Stand : 101 Sacred Power Principles for Making Joy Real in Your Life
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
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This book will sit on your nightstand table because you will want to refer to it often. Ms. Gandy's book encompasses observations she has made and lessons she's learned from this journey called life. The book has some valuable information and exercises that are highly stimulating. It will get you to look at your life in review and from there map out a plan to continue on this day forward from a different perspective. The chapters are relatively short, easy to read and a provacative lesson given in each one. I enjoyed the personal stories and anecdotes that Debrena continually uses throughout the book. She is very aware of her surroundings, her environment and her life at all times. Her writing perspective is one of conscious living and reveals the use of authentic power. This book is like a coaching manual on the journey of life. I will be purchasing several copies to give to women who have made an impact on my own life.

EAN: 9780609605981
Pages: 304
Publisher: Crown
Authors:
Debrena Jackson Gandy



A true food lover's delight


Book title: The Man Who Ate Everything (Vintage)
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
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People that don't like this book, apparently don't like food. This book is one of the most interesting, delightful, humorous book on food on the market. I have read it several times, always finding it more and more amusing. His essay about food phobias enticed me to rid myself of one of mine. I never liked olives - although I actually wanted to like them - my wife eats them with delight - there are so many great recipes that call for olives - so I embarked on the task to "like them" I ate them every day for several weeks until I actually conditioned myself to like them... I love this book. Jeffrey - write another one !!!

EAN: 9780375702020
Pages: 528
Publisher: Vintage
Authors:
Jeffrey Steingarten



Golf's "holy grail" has been discovered!


Book title: Tour Tempo: Golf's Last Secret Finally Revealed
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
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This book contains the answer to all of the questions about golf. It explains why people have such a difficult time playing the game consistently. It shows you what the professionals really do differently than amateurs.The book provides a training aid that will produce dramatic improvement in clubhead speed, accuracy and consistency. The amazing thing is that the answer is quite simple. The training aid is easy to use and results are immediate.This is a remarkable discovery by John Novosal.

EAN: 9780385509275
Pages: 176
Publisher: Doubleday
Authors:
John Novosel
John Garrity




A beguiling, utterly original first novel


Book title: The Intuitionist
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
The Intuitionist - book cover picture

The Atlanta Constitution "A beguiling, utterly original first novel ... Though Whitehead is clearly inspired by several traditions - the crime novel, the philosophical social novel, the racial uplift novel - he turns each cockeyed. He uses and abuses gleefully. And his comic eye is perfect ... Nuggets of social commentary are interwoven with scenic set pieces, beautiful flashbacks to Lila Mae's childhood and episodes of good old-fashioned knuckle-breaking, making THE INTUITIONIST at once accessible and challenging, a sheer delight to read .. THE INTUITIONIST is an utterly original novel."

EAN: 9780385492997
Pages: 272
Publisher: Doubleday
Authors:
Colson Whitehead



Healthy cooking


Book title: Healthy Life Kitchen
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
Healthy Life Kitchen - book cover picture

I have read both of Marilu Henners Total health Makeover books and this new cookbook is much more than I could have imagined. Not only is the book full of recipes good for you and good to eat, but the book has wonderful content on how to set up your kitchen in the most convenient manner, and how to change any recipe into a Total health recipe. It also contains lists of the many harmful chemicals that are in our processed foods today. I was unhappy with many of the recipes in the 30 day THM because they were expensive, but the recipes in this cookbook are easy to make without having to invest a fortune. I love this new book and can't wait to try all the recipes in it. They are sure to be as pleasing as the ones already devoured by my family.

EAN: 9780060393649
Pages: 368
Publisher: ReganBooks
Authors:
Marilu Henner
Lorin Henner




You Won't Be Able To Put It Down


Book title: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Penguin Classics)
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
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In the true Bronte tradition, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is passionately romantic. None of that polite Austenian affection here. Each character whole-heartedly throws him/herself into everything; even if it's only drinking tea. Anne Bronte has woven a story within a story by creating love-smitten Gilbert Markham as the narrator. He has totally fallen for the mysterious new girl in town. But what is the secret she is hiding from the neighborhood? Ah, that is your story that's within the story. This book resounds with dark tones, though a candle of hope always flickers for the reader. Anne brings us to the precipice of human darkness , but does not allow us to fall. The strength of love is the great balancer. It ultimately secures hope and happiness for the characters who deserve it.You won't be able to put this book down. It's truly gripping.

EAN: 9780140434743
Pages: 576
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Authors:
Anne Bronte
Stevie Davies




variety of voices and moods


Book title: Good Poems
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
Good Poems - book cover picture

If you enjoy Garrison Keillor's "A Writer's Alamanac," as I do every morning when it arrives in my email inbox, you will relish this collection of poems. A variety of voices and moods, of experiences and dreams, await you as you turn the pages. Some of the works are by obscure poets; others are by widely known, established writers.

"Good Poems" was recommended to me by a newspaper columnist who received it as a birthday gift. The book makes a great gift for someone who savors good writing--perhaps one of the "English majors" Garrison is always gently parodying on his radio program.
Five stars.

EAN: 9780142003442
Pages: 504
Publisher: Penguin Books



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