Big Potential

Author: Shawn Achor
Editor: Currency
ISBN: 1524761540
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Bestselling author Shawn Achor shows how to unlock hidden sources of potential in ourselves and others. In a world that thrives on competition and individual achievement, we are measuring and pursuing potential all wrong. By pursuing success in isolation - pushing others away as we push ourselves too hard - we are not just limiting our potential, we are becoming more stressed and disconnected than ever. In his highly anticipated follow-up to The Happiness Advantage, Achor reveals a better approach. Drawing on his work in 50 countries, he shows that success and happiness are not competitive sports. Rather, they depend almost entirely on how well we connect with, relate to, and learn from each other. Just as happiness is contagious, every dimension of human potential - performance, intelligence, creativity, leadership ability and health - is influenced by those around us. So when we help others become better, we reach new levels of potential, as well. Rather than fighting over scraps of the pie, we can expand the pie instead. Small Potential is the limited success we can attain alone. BIG Potential is what we can achieve together. Here, Achor offers five strategies - the SEEDS of Big Potential--for lifting the ceiling on what we can achieve while returning happiness and meaning to our lives. The dramatic shifts in how we approach work today demand an equally dramatic shift in our approach to success. Big Potential offers a new path to thriving in the modern world.

Small Congregation Big Potential

Author: Lyle E Schaller
Editor: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426731868
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Kindle Edition There are many questions that leaders of small-membership congregations ask themselves about their church's future. Lyle Schaller suggests that two in particular should rise to the top of the list. First, what's the right size of for a church? Is the small congregation averaging two or three dozen people at worship a legitimate order of God's creation? You bet it is, says Schaller. Second, should these congregations make their plans on the basis of few resources and fewer options, or should they see themselves as possessed of pools of talent and expanding possibilities? If you are convinced that the former is true, then this book is not for you. If, however, you are among those who believe that small-membership churches are distinctive places of Christian witness and service, spreading the gospel and living in service to the world in ways that other, larger churches are not, then this book is for you. In it you will find the right questions to ask as you seek to lead a small-membership congregation, and solid, practical guidance for doing so.

Big Data S Big Potential In Developing Economies

Author: Nir Kshetri
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 1780648685
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Big Data has the power to change all aspects of agriculture, environmental protection and healthcare, especially in developing countries, by allowing new levels of analysis and tailoring of impacts. How big datawill impact will benefit smallholder farmers relative to global multinationals. The book considers how big data can changing the way lenders assess creditworthiness of potential borrowers.Data privacy and security issues are important issues. The key ideas, concepts and theories presented are explored, illustrated and contrasted through in-depth case studies of developing world-based big data companies and deployment and utilization big data in agriculture, environmental protection and healthcare.

The Big Picture Life Meaning Human Potential

Author: Rick C. Mason
Editor: Rick Mason
ISBN: 0985670606
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The Big Picture is a worldview that examines the interconnectedness of people and concepts. Once we begin to recognize and appreciate these connections, we become more self-aware and open to positive change. The Big Picture compels readers to look more deeply within themselves and their lives to find greater meaning. Ultimately, our primary purpose is to become better humans and thus realize our full potential.

Five Big Ideas For Effective Teaching

Author: Donna Wilson
Editor: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807771864
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As the 21st century ushers in the era of Common Core State Standards, the goal of teaching expands from a basic transmission of facts to the development of cognitive skills that equip students to achieve more of their unique potential. This seminal book focuses on five essential concepts from neuroeducation that should underlie all teaching decisions: (1) neuroplasticity, findings that the structure and function of the brain change in response to learning; (2) potential, the capacity for all students to make learning gains; (3) malleable intelligence, which stands in opposition to traditional views of fixed intellect; (4) the Body-Brain System, the role of physical fitness, healthy nutrition, and positive emotions in facilitating learning; and (5) metacognition, teaching students to think about their thinking. To support classroom implementation, these discussions include vignettes, examples, teaching strategies, reflective questions, and connections between brain-based learning principles and the Common Core. The text concludes by unmasking myths and misconceptions that may obscure these core concepts.

Deep Value Investing 2nd Edition

Author: Jeroen Bos
Editor: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 0857196626
Size: 13,67 MB
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Aiming Big With Small Cars

Author: Rajnish Tiwari
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3319020668
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This book focuses on the small car segment of India's automotive industry to explain the emergence of lead markets. The authors contend that the current understanding of lead markets does not sufficiently explain the business practices that are born out of the intensified globalization of innovation. Lead markets are considered crucial for the global diffusion of new products and this book investigates whether sustainable lead markets can also emerge in developing economies, and if so, under which conditions. The authors question the conventional wisdom and propose updates and extensions to the lead market theory to better reflect the changing ground realities on ground.

Innovation In Commoditized Service Industries

Author: Maximilian Rothkopf
Editor: LIT Verlag M√ľnster
ISBN: 3643100191
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The passenger airline industry is a prominent service industry that is becoming increasingly commoditized. As little empirical work in this field exists, this study contributes to research by exploring how passenger airlines leverage innovation in such market conditions from a strategic and organizational view. Comprehensive case studies of a sample of eight passenger airlines constitute the empirical basis. The analysis detects patterns of innovations and draws conclusions on the strategic innovation behavior in the airline industry. The study proposes an organizational concept and a strategic approach for airlines to innovate in an increasingly commoditized market.

Maximising Your Potential

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Editor: Bookboon
ISBN: 8776819868
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The Big Society

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Public Administration Select Committee
Editor: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215040015
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Incorporating HC 716. Additional written evidence is contained in Volume 3 on the Committee website at www.parliament.uk/pasc