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Want to Succeed? Focus on Where You Want to Go

Want to Succeed? Focus on Where You Want to Go

Adapted from Mind Gym: An Athletes’ Guide to Inner Excellence, by Gary Mack. When a weekend golfer arrives at a water hole what is the second thing he does after fishing an old ball—a water ball—out of his bag? Stepping to the tee he tells himself, “Don’t hit it inthe water.” What we’ve learned in...  LearnMore
Q and A with Dr. Bob Wachter, "The Digital Doctor"

Q and A with Dr. Bob Wachter, “The Digital Doctor”

What’s the biggest challenge facing patient safety in 2016? It’s not the Zika virus. In this podcast, Dr. Robert Wachter, New York Times bestselling author of The Digital Doctor, discusses the improvements made to patient safety in medicine over the past 16 years; how the new generation of doctors is changing clinical practice; and why...  LearnMore
Steve Forbes has a plan for National Revival

Steve Forbes has a plan for National Revival

Excerpted from the Introduction of REVIVING AMERICA by Steve Forbes How do we revive America? Both left and right agree the nation has lost its way. The Great Recession that followed the historic financial meltdown of the mid-2000s officially ended in 2009. But the recovery is the weakest ever from a major downturn—so weak, in...  LearnMore
Pay ZERO Taxes This Year!

Pay ZERO Taxes This Year!

ZERO TAX TALK By Jeff Schnepper, Author of How to Pay Zero Taxes 2015: Your Guide to Every Tax Break the IRS Allows    It’s been said that the only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t become more complicated and convoluted every time Congress meets. Here’s what’s going to dominate this year’s...  LearnMore
A Great Year for the McGraw-Hill Business Group

A Great Year for the McGraw-Hill Business Group

The Business Group here at McGraw-Hill Education had another great year, with our books and e-books continuing to win major awards and influence the conversations about innovation, management, technology, and finance around the world.  Here are the highlights for 2014: For the second consecutive year, author Karen Martin has won the prestigious Shingo Research and...  LearnMore
The 5 Cs of Grateful Leadership

The 5 Cs of Grateful Leadership

By Judy Umlas After training tens of thousands of people in the concepts of Grateful Leadership and the Power of Acknowledgment on behalf of International Institute for Learning, the “5 Cs of Acknowledgment” has been one tool that many take to heart and put to immediate and long-lasting use. Discussing and implementing the 5 Cs...  LearnMore
Ways to Face Your Fears

Ways to Face Your Fears

Excerpt from Courage to Take Command by Jill Morgenthaler. There is no cookie-cutter approach to overcoming fears, but there are many techniques that have proved effective. Do the activity with a professional. She or he will get you through it. Do the activity with a friend. Before a deployment to the Middle East, I was...  LearnMore

3 Simple Ways to Create a Stronger Team and Build Customer Loyalty

With all of the changes going on in the airline industry over the last few years, it has definitely been more the exception rather than the rule when getting great service while traveling.  However, I had a pleasant surprise a few months ago while traveling back home on United Airlines. Once everyone had boarded the...  LearnMore

Sgt. Pepper’s “Clash” Graphic

The brilliant and impossibly clever artist known as @darth helped create the official banner for CLASH OF THE FINANCIAL PUNDITS. He’s included just about everyone who appears in the book.  It is based on the album cover of the 1967 Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. You’ve read the finance section of every...  LearnMore
Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Guest post byHarriet Schechter, author of  Let Go of Clutter. Conquering clutter is about being aware of the choices you have every day and choosing to consciously avoid or limit what will complicate your life.  I once received a department store credit card offer that announced  in bold letters on the envelope, “Say YES to MORE...  LearnMore
Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Part philosophy, part business, and part history, “Everything Connects” is a kaleidoscopic view for thinking out of the box.  LearnMore
Get Ahead Fast

Get Ahead Fast

 Check out these GREAT sample chapters. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan and Ryan Avery, Million Dollar Launch by Alan Weiss and 201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition by Sandra Podesta and Andrea Paxton. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan, Ryan Avery Now Distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break...  LearnMore