The Art Of Possibility

Author: Rosamund Stone Zander
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101664045
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A NATIONAL BESTSELLER The perfect gift for Graduation! Rosamund Stone Zander's new book, Pathways to Possibility, is now available from Viking. Presenting twelve breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavors, The Art of Possibility is the dynamic product of an extraordinary partnership. The Art of Possibility combines Benjamin Zander's experience as conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and his talent as a teacher and communicator with psychotherapist Rosamund Stone Zander's genius for designing innovative paradigms for personal and professional fulfillment. The authors' harmoniously interwoven perspectives provide a deep sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in every aspect of life. Through uplifting stories, parables, and personal anecdotes, the Zanders invite us to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers whose lives radiate possibility into the world.

Pathways To Possibility

Author: Rosamund Stone Zander
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069819554X
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"Rosamund Zander is a miracle. Her generous voice will resonate with you, change you and help you create work that matters." —Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception The bestselling author of The Art of Possibility returns with a new vision for achieving true human fulfillment that's sure to appeal to fans of Brene Brown's Daring Greatly and Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic As children, we develop stories about how the world works, most of which get improved upon and amended over time. But some do not, even as we mature in other ways. Opinionated, self-centered and fear-driven, these “child stories” are the source of the behavioral and emotional patterns that hold us back. When we learn to identify and rewrite these stories, limitless growth becomes possible. In her groundbreaking and inspiring new book, Rosamund Stone Zander shows us that life is a story we tell ourselves, and that we have the power to change that story. She illuminates how breaking old patterns and telling a new story can transform not just our own lives, but also our relationships with others—whether in a marriage, a classroom, or a business. Finally, she demonstrates how, with this new understanding of ourselves and our place within an interconnected world, we can take powerful action in the collective interest, and gain a sense of deep connection to the universe. Pathways to Possibility expands our notions of how much we can grow and change, whether we can affect others or the world at large, and how much freedom and joy we can experience. Stimulating and profound, it is the perfect companion to her beloved first book, The Art of Possibility. From the Hardcover edition.

20 Life Transforming Choices Adoptees Need To Make Second Edition

Author: Sherrie Eldridge
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500178
Size: 29.15 MB
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As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? If you do, you are not alone - adoptees often experience complex feelings of grief, anger, and questions about their identity. Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees. Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make. The choices will help you discover answers about issues such as: Why do I feel guilty when I think about my birth parents? Why can't I talk about the painful aspects of adoption? Where can I gain an unshakable sense of self-esteem? Sherrie also addresses the problem of depression among adoptees and common dilemmas such as if, when and how to contact a birth mother or father. This fully updated second edition includes new material on finding support online, contacting family through social media, and features three new chapters, including Sherrie's story of reuniting with her birth brother, Jon, in adulthood.

God Improv And The Art Of Living

Author: MaryAnn McKibben Dana
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 1467450553
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“We’re all improvisers,” says MaryAnn McKibben Dana, whether we realize it or not. In this book McKibben Dana blends personal stories, pop culture, and Scripture into a smart, funny, down-to-earth guide to the art of living. Offering concrete spiritual wisdom through seven improv principles, she helps readers become more awake, creative, resilient, and ready to play—even (especially) when life doesn’t go according to plan.

The Art Of Medical Leadership

Author: Suzan Oran
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1627871772
Size: 19.74 MB
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Having your medical practice at peak performance occurs when you draw out leadership from each person on the team. No matter where a person is on the organizational chart, they can provide leadership to make the biggest difference for your patients. Expand your ability to lead your staff in being an inspired and fully engaged team.Interact with your staff in a way that encourages unpredictable ideas and solutions to take your practice to higher levels of excellence.Learn how to incorporate a method to track projects and actions so that they fit into the busy schedule of your practice.Increase your patient satisfaction scores as you and your staff incorporate these distinctions and rise to a new level of customer service.Experience an integrated, cohesive team within your practice, aligned to achieve consistent, outstanding medical outcomes for your patients.

The Art Of Inspired Living

Author: Sarah Corrie
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1780493177
Size: 73.58 MB
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This book is about learning to live your life more fully. It doesn't promise you abundant joy, the relationship of your dreams, untold riches or miracle cures. But what it does promise you is a comprehensive programme of personal development, change and growth that is highly effective. This coaching programme has been developed with two audiences in mind. The first is those who wish to coach themselves to success and who are confident about achieving positive results once they know the basic framework. The second audience is those who work as coaches and who are looking for new ideas and frameworks that they can build into their existing practice. Whatever has drawn you to this book - whether it is because you feel you have reached a crossroads in your life, because you have a very specific goal in mind, or because you are a coach looking for some fresh ideas - there is something here for you.

The Search To Belong

Author: Joseph R. Myers
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310863880
Size: 38.15 MB
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A practical guide for those struggling to build a community of believers in a culture that wants to experience belonging over believingWho is my neighbor? Who belongs to me? To whom do I belong? These are timeless questions that guide the church to its fundamental calling. Today terms like neighbor, family, and congregation are being redefined. People are searching to belong in new places and experiences. The church needs to adapt its interpretations, definitions, and language to make sense in the changing culture.This book equips congregations and church leaders with tools to: • Discern the key ingredients people look for in community • Understand the use of space as a key element for experiencing belonging and community • Develop the “chemical compound” that produces an environment for community to spontaneously emerge • Discover how language promotes specific spatial belonging and then use this knowledge to build an effective vocabulary for community development • Create an assessment tool for evaluating organizational and personal community health

The Blueprint

Author: Roslind Blasingame-Buford Ed.D.
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1463407173
Size: 44.32 MB
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Tired of dry, theory-only reading you can’t connect to Real Life? If so, you’ve picked up the right book! Dr. Roz’s years of research and experience have equipped her to share with you a “blueprint” that will guide you in leading the process of constructing or redeveloping, a Culture of Excellence within your organization. Information and experiences shared, while based at a non-profit organization, are relevant for any industry. This book is written in an exciting, engaging manner, using acronyms, alliterations, metaphors, real life and workplace examples as well as hands-on activities that will catch your attention, stick in your mind, and ensure that you capture pertinent, usable information. Dr. Roz shares some power tools needed for positive organizational transformation, including Collaborative Leadership, Learning Organization Theory and -- her personal favorite -- Appreciative Inquiry. These change-management tools have been studied and written about, but not so much in the nonprofit/social context where they can have life-changing impact on organizations and on the people they serve and empower. Through defining these tools and demonstrating their impact, this book will prepare you and your organization to attain, maintain and sustain “A Culture of Excellence.” So, open this book and open yourself to an excellent journey ahead. Now let’s build!