Creating Values in Life

Creating Values in Life Author Ashok Gulla
ISBN-10 9781452000879
Release 2010-04-27
Pages 312
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Unfortunately, very few people these days talk about real values in life. What we stand for in life, and are we living up to these values are worth pondering. Are our aspirations in tune with the real purpose of life? It is the values that remind us often what to aspire in life. Most people value life and its achievements from the perspective of wealth and richness, but do not recognize trust, honesty, and contentment as forward looking attributes that help in overall satisfaction. Giving importance to external growth leaving behind inner development often leads to unbalance in life devoid of overall satisfaction. Much of the troubles in this world are that true values of life have narrowed down, skewed, ignored and misunderstood. This book deliberates different aspects of life in terms of personal, moral, spiritual, family and social values and how these can enrich life and fill its purpose. A wide range of topics include How to live an easier life; Thoughts on simplifying life; Virtues of Integrity; Mistakes we generally make; Control on impulsive mind; Being Successful in life; Benefits from silence; Communication with inner self; Creating love for others; How to think positive; How moral values get reinforced; Belief in natural justice; What is spirituality; Understanding self; How to find God; What does death mean to us; Good family values; Being part of whole universe; Universal brotherhood; Towards developing good values. Attempt has been made to describe large issues that are outcome of misdirected value system, and how best a person can move ahead in life by focusing on core values. The idea of writing this book is to facilitate readers to pause and think about what they aspire, and are these aspirations in tandem with broad purpose in life.



Your Soul at Work

Your Soul at Work Author Nicholas W. Weiler
ISBN-10 1587680068
Release 2001
Pages 336
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This book helps balance the spirit-crushing split between personal and professional lives by providing practical tools, resources, and a workbook to show how a job can be a source of both professional advancement and spiritual growth.



The ABC s of Values

The ABC   s of Values Author Naomi W. Zaslow
ISBN-10 9781452088556
Release 2011-01-17
Pages 372
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from women’s place being in the home, to &nbs p  her place being CEO of corporations; from a struggle &nbs p  to succeed in life, to the responsibilities it entails, “The &nbs p  ABC’s of Values” deals with ideas and ideals that are &nbs p  essential in living life. &nbs p  The transformation of society is inevitable, leading to &nbs p  an older generation’s questioning the new. But some ways of interacting with others, keeping reasonable and responsible standards, is vital to living a good and fulfilled life in every generation. The words chosen in “The ABC’s of Values” and their short, insightful evaluation, can encourage contemplation on how to be a better person and live a better life. The book does not pass judgment on the present or glorify the past, but tries to evaluate actions and attitudes that can improve an individual and society. Words abound in today’s society, on radio, television, telephone, on iPods and are not necessarily significant. This book takes important or ordinary words and explores their meaning and ways in which they can explain a difficulty, en- courage action, or explore a positive component. Words have meaning, and what they mean can help us lead a better life and be a better person. Each word in the book is accompanied by a famous quotation. Each word is aimed at encouraging the reader to enjoy a happy, successful, life of good humor, good friends, good times, doing good things for yourself and those who share it with you. The ABC’s of Values makes it clear that goodness is not always present, but a good attempt at recognizing difficulties and dealing with them makes it possible to live and enjoy a good life.



Sociology

Sociology Author David M. Newman
ISBN-10 9781412961523
Release 2008-01-09
Pages 547
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DISCOUNTED BUNDLE SAVES YOUR STUDENTS MONEY!This book is available bundled with Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition (bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-6151-6) The Seventh Edition of David NewmanÆs Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life invites students to delve into the fascinating world of sociological thought. Encouraging students to think more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives, this edition features updated coverage and fresh examples, including revamped micro-macro connections to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society. New to the Seventh Edition Presents new and updated coverage throughout, including new sections on Muslim-Americans, global warming, and sexual orientationFeatures NewmanÆs signature compelling writing style with slightly briefer chapters and integrated global content in each for a better fit with todayÆs courses Provides a more robust research methods section with innovative discussions of spuriousness in research, reading a research article correctly, and more, plus a new ôDoing Social Researchö feature Offers new examples from the myriad U.S. subcultures to engage students with examples that are relevant to their lives Features new and updated Micro-Macro Connections, including technology and erosion of privacy, the global health divide, and more, to help students make the link between their daily lives and the architecture of society Includes fresh examples and updated statistical information throughout the text, along with new exhibits and impactful visual essays Ancillaries InstructorÆs Resources on CD-Rom are available to qualified instructors. Contact SAGE at [email protected] or 1.800.818.7243 to request a copy.Student study site û COMING SOON - at www.pineforge.com/newman7study Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for students enrolled in Introduction to Sociology and Principles of Sociology courses in departments of sociology.



Oxford English dictionary

Oxford English dictionary Author
ISBN-10 0198611862
Release 1989
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Oxford English dictionary has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Oxford English dictionary also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Oxford English dictionary book for free.



Positive Psychology in a Nutshell

Positive Psychology in a Nutshell Author Ilona Boniwell
ISBN-10 9780954838782
Release 2008
Pages 146
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Introduktion til positiv psykologi



Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentists

Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentists Author Larry Mathis
ISBN-10 9781933596839
Release 2011-06-01
Pages 144
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Larry Mathis, CFP® has been working dental professionals for more than 17 years. His wealth of experience has enabled him to help simplify and improve the lives of dental professionals by inspiring them to implement financial strategies based upon what they value most in life! You've already chosen a great profession! Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists will help you discover how to live your life based upon those things that you value most and encourage you to develop a financial strategy today to help you enjoy what you value to the fullest both today and in the future. Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists is full of practical application techniques to help you maximize your wealth potential and avoid costly mistakes commonly made by dental professionals. Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists will help you achieve your personal and financial goals in the time frame you are hoping for and it will give you simple steps that you can implement now to improve your immediate financial situation. If you have been wondering, "Does my financial planner really have my best interest in mind?" Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentist, will give you the knowledge to know whether you are working with a true financial professional or just another financial "sales person." "This is it! This is the key to successful financial planning! This is the key to staying out of debt! This is the key to accumulating wealth! This is the key to reducing financial stress in your life. Are you ready to start enjoying the fruits of your labor without eating every grape on the bowl? Read Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentist today!



Positive Psychology In A Nutshell The Science Of Happiness

Positive Psychology In A Nutshell  The Science Of Happiness Author Boniwell, Ilona
ISBN-10 9780335247202
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 202
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"The best general introduction to positive psychology available." Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK "Dr Ilona Boniwell is recognized as Europe’s leading researcher, innovator and thinker in the expanding world of positive psychology. Positive Psychology in a Nutshell offers something for everyone with an interest in discovering how to live optimally. This brilliant little book is packed with scientific evidence identifying the key ingredients that help to create a happy life. Read it and learn how to change yours for the better." Dr Cecilia d'Felice, Consultant Psychologist, Author and Columnist for The Times and The Metro "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a little gem of a book, beautifully and engagingly written, and having the marks of a cogent teacher who has mastered the contemporary structure, bounds and outreach of her field. This is a 'must read', and a welcome antidote for all those engaged in the caring professions." Richard Whitfield, Human Development Specialist, Educator, Poet and Chairman of Trustees of the Face-to-Face Trust "As good an introduction to positive psychology as you can read. A must-read book for all those involved in the education and health industries." Dr Anthony Seldon, Master, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a comprehensive, user friendly, thoughtful introduction and critique of the field. Simply put, it is the best overview out there that can be read in a couple of sittings. Those with no psychology background find it fascinating and informative; those with serious credentials find it to be a credible overview and critique of the field." Dr Carol Kauffman, Co-founder and Director of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Initiative, Harvard Medical School, USA "In a nutshell, I could scarcely put down this intelligent, balanced and irresistible introduction to positive psychology!" Dr Sean Cameron, Co-Director, Practitioner Doctorate in Educational Psychology, University College London, UK "It is very readable, seductively so, and is no doubt as good an introduction to the subject as you can get ... Emotional wellbeing is complex and there are useful insights here to shore up the flabby phrases tossed around by politicians ... There are some parts of this book I will use and anyone who wants to find out about positive psychology should start here." Mike Shooter is a child psychiatrist and President of BACP, UK When you hear the words 'positive psychology' or 'the science of well-being', do you wonder what it's all about? 'What makes us fulfilled?' and 'Is happiness necessary for a good life?' Discover the latest thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths and love, and learn how to apply it to your life. Ilona Boniwell presents an engaging overview of the science of optimal functioning and well-being, which combines real readability with a broad academic base applied to day-to-day life. Now fully updated and enhanced with new material on how to: Change your mindset Practice mindfulness Develop better resilience Enhance your well-being at work Adopt positive leadership Introducing positive psychology in a friendly, straightforward way, this international bestseller is peppered with many simple tools and tips for daily living that will help you love your life.



How

How Author Dov Seidman
ISBN-10 9781118106372
Release 2011-09-21
Pages 344
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Reveals how businesses and leaders can create lasting success by explaining how companies can shape their corporate cultures to build strong, principled organizations that achieve sustainable profits without sacrificing core values.



Values Education in Schools

Values Education in Schools Author Mark Freakley
ISBN-10 9780864319920
Release 2008
Pages 119
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Values Education in Schools: A resource book for student inquiry is an important new resource for teachers involved in values and ethics education. It provides a range of practical philosophy resources for secondary school teachers that can be used in English, religious education, citizenship, personal development and social science subjects.



Becoming a Professional Life Coach Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training

Becoming a Professional Life Coach  Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training Author Diane S. Menendez
ISBN-10 9780393710977
Release 2015-03-23
Pages 388
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An updated version of the best-selling therapist-to-coach transition text. With his bestselling Therapist As Life Coach, Pat Williams introduced the therapeutic community to the career of life coach, and in Becoming a Professional Life Coach he and Diane Menendez covered all the basic principles and strategies for effective coaching. Now Williams, founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT), and Menendez, former faculty at ILCT—both master certified coaches—bring back the book that has taught thousands of coaches over the past eight years with all-new information on coaching competencies, ethics, somatic coaching, wellness coaching, and how positive psychology and neuroscience are informing the profession today. Moving seamlessly from coaching fundamentals—listening skills, effective language, session preparation—to more advanced ideas such as helping clients to identify life purpose, recognize and combat obstacles, align values and actions, maintain a positive mind-set, and live with integrity, this new edition is one-stop-shopping for beginner and advanced coaches alike. Beginning with a brief history of the foundations of coaching and its future trajectory, Becoming a Professional Life Coach takes readers step-by-step through the coaching process, covering all the crucial ideas and techniques for being a successful life coach, including: • Listening to, versus listening for, versus listening with • Establishing a client’s focus • Giving honest feedback and observation • Formulating first coaching conversations • Asking powerful, eliciting questions • Understanding human developmental issues • Reframing a client’s perspective • Enacting change with clients • Helping clients to identify and fulfill core values, and much, much more. All the major skillsets for empowering and “stretching” clients are covered. By filling the pages with client exercises, worksheets, sample dialogues, and self-assessments, Williams and Menendez give readers a hands-on coaching manual to expertly guide their clients to purposeful, transformative lives. Today, with more and more therapists incorporating coaching into their practices, and the number of master certified coaches, many with niche expertise, growing every year, Becoming a Professional Life Coach fills a greater need than ever. By tackling the nuts and bolts of coaching, Williams and Menendez equip readers with the tools and techniques they need to make a difference in their clients’ lives.



The Heart of Wisdom

The Heart of Wisdom Author Richard White
ISBN-10 9781442221161
Release 2013
Pages 152
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"The Heart of Wisdom explores the intersection of philosophy and spirituality. Though spirituality is a concept often viewed with skepticism by philosophers and others, spiritual concerns are prominent in many people's lives, whether or not they ascribe to a religious creed. This book examines spiritual concepts like generosity, suffering, and joy, incorporating the various perspectives of great philosophers, including Nietzsche, Aristotle, and Derrida, as well as Eastern wisdom traditions, including Buddhism and Vedanta philosophy"--P. [4] of cover.



Citizen Politics

Citizen Politics Author Russell J. Dalton
ISBN-10 9781483321431
Release 2013-05-20
Pages 360
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Now, more than ever, people drive the democratic process. What people think of their government and its leaders, how (or whether) they vote, and what they do or say about a host of political issues greatly affect the further strengthening or erosion of democracy and democratic ideals. This fully updated new sixth edition of Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, by Russell J. Dalton, continues to offer the only truly comparative study of political attitudes and behavior in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany. In addition to its comprehensive, thematic examination of political values, political activity, voting, and public images of government within a cross-national context, Citizen Politics explores new forms of political activity, such as Internet-based activism and new forms of political consumerism. All chapters have been updated with the latest research and empirical evidence. Further, Dalton includes new discussions of citizen sophistication and its implications for democratic citizenship.



Real Leadership How Spiritual Values Give Leadership Meaning

Real Leadership  How Spiritual Values Give Leadership Meaning Author Gilbert W. Fairholm
ISBN-10 9780313393327
Release 2011-01-04
Pages 240
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This text explains why values-based spiritual leadership that coalesces employees into a harmonious group is the only way to successfully manage increasingly diverse workers in the 21st century. • Includes 9 arguments and over 40 key facts supporting values leadership as the only valid leadership theory • Harnesses the knowledge of over 200 contributing experts • Presents the novel ideas of many analysts, including recent doctoral work exploring specific aspects of spirituality, values, and leadership • Traces over 100 years of leadership research in a chronological fashion • Provides an extensive bibliography and index



Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy Author Elsie Jones-Smith
ISBN-10 9781483305363
Release 2011-04-28
Pages 696
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This text offers an extensive array of theories, including all the mainstream approaches as well as contemporary ones such as narrative, feminist, and post-modern. The author provides an integrative framework that allows students to assess the various theories with respect to possible clinical application. By comparing and contrasting the theories, as well as analyzing strengths and weaknesses of each, students will learn to apply them more flexibly in practice. The book is divided into four major theoretical forces in psychotherapy and introductory sections are provided to help students place a particular theory within a major theoretical period. The four theoretical forces discussed are: (1) psychoanalytical and psychodynamic; (2) behavioral and cognitive school(s); (3) existentialism and humanism; and (4) social constructivism school of psychotherapy. The author discusses social constructivism and then describes at least five theoretical approaches within this theoretical force--solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, strengths-based therapy, and so on.



Building Innovative Teams

Building Innovative Teams Author C. Harris
ISBN-10 9780230001145
Release 2003-03-20
Pages 244
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Innovation is critical for securing competitive advantage and achieving business success. Yet, for many organisations it remains elusive. This book adopts a unique approach to innovation by focussing on how teams may deliver innovations capable of transforming their company's performance. The book starts with the dynamics of innovation and explores the creative processes. It moves onto examine how teams can collaborate to create innovative team values and also shows how a company can organise and lead innovative teams. Finally, including many exercises, the book shows how to design innovative team programmes and measure performance.



Following the Master

Following the Master Author Michael J. Wilkins
ISBN-10 9780310877257
Release 2010-08-03
Pages 404
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In the aftermath of the waves of discipleship programs that have swept over the church in the last 30 years, clergy, and laypersons alike are more confused than ever about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. What should a disciple of Jesus look and act like today? What is the relationship between discipleship and salvation, between discipleship and sanctification, between discipleship and ministry? How were disciples of Jesus different from other disciples in the ancient world? How did the early church carry out Jesus' agenda in "making disciples of all the nations"? In Following the Master, Michael J. Wilkins addresses these and many other questions that perplex the church today- not by offering another discipleship program or manual but by presenting a comprehensive biblical theology of discipleship. Following the Master compares other forms of master-disciple relationships in existence in the ancient Judaism and Greco-Roman world, traces Jesus' steps as he called and developed disciples, and Mediterranean world as it followed Jesus' command to make disciples. Following the Master lays the groundwork necessary for developing biblical discipleship ministries in the church, on the mission field, and in parachurch ministries. It is essential reading for all pastors, students, and Christian workers.