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The Wise Advocate

Author : Art Kleiner
ISBN : 9780231545860
Genre : Business & Economics
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Leadership is the habit of making good choices. Even in difficult and uncertain circumstances, the most effective leaders focus their attention and overcome entrenched patterns of behavior to push an organization to new heights of success. This capability is no fluke: the latest research on the brain shows that we can pinpoint the mental activity associated with it—and cultivate it for our benefit. In this book, Art Kleiner, a strategy expert; Jeffrey Schwartz, a research psychiatrist; and Josie Thomson, an executive coach, give a transformative explanation of how cutting-edge neuroscience can help business leaders set a course toward better management. Mapping the functions of a manager onto established patterns of mental activity, they identify crucial brain circuits and their parallels in organizational culture. Strategic leaders, they show, play the role of wise advocates: able to go beyond day-to-day transactional behavior to a longer-term, broader perspective that articulates their organization’s deeper purpose. True leaders can play this influencer role in an organization because they have cultivated similar self-reflective habits in their own minds. Providing a powerful guide to decision strategies and their consequences, The Wise Advocate helps managers find their own inner voice and then make that voice ring out loud and clear, with a four-step program for practice and catalytic implications for management strategy, executive education, and business results.

You Are Not Your Brain

Author : Jeffrey Schwartz MD
ISBN : 1101516119
Genre : Psychology
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Two neuroscience experts explain how their 4-Step Method can help break destructive thoughts and actions and change bad habits for good. A leading neuroplasticity researcher and the coauthor of the groundbreaking books Brain Lock and The Mind and the Brain, Jeffrey M. Schwartz has spent his career studying the structure and neuronal firing patterns of the human brain. He pioneered the first mindfulness-based treatment program for people suffering from OCD, teaching patients how to achieve long-term relief from their compulsions. For the past six years, Schwartz has worked with psychiatrist Rebecca Gladding to refine a program that successfully explains how the brain works and why we often feel besieged by bad brain wiring. Just like with the compulsions of OCD patients, they discovered that bad habits, social anxieties, self-deprecating thoughts, and compulsive overindulgence are all rooted in overactive brain circuits. The key to making life changes that you want-to make your brain work for you-is to consciously choose to "starve" these circuits of focused attention, thereby decreasing their influence and strength. As evidenced by the huge success of Schwartz's previous books, as well as Daniel Amen's Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, and Norman Doidge's The Brain That Changes Itself, there is a large audience interested in harnessing the brain's untapped potential, yearning for a step-by-step, scientifically grounded and clinically proven approach. In fact, readers of Brain Lock wrote to the authors in record numbers asking for such a book. In You Are Not Your Brain, Schwartz and Gladding carefully outline their program, showing readers how to identify negative brain impulses, channel them through the power of focused attention, and ultimately lead more fulfilling and empowered lives.

The Glories Of Mary

Author : Saint Alphonsus de Liguori
ISBN : 9781783792160
Genre : Religion
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THE GLORIES OF MARY SAINT ALPHONSUS DE LIGUORI — A Classic! — Includes 1,934 Active Linked Endnotes — Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents and NCX Navigation — Includes Illustrations by Giovanni Antonio Canal Publisher: Available in Paperback: ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-214-6 This classic devotional work testifies to Saint Alphonsus de Liguori love of Mary and is a treasury of Marian stories and teachings. In a fittingly scholastic style, he develops and extols the many virtues of devotion to the Blessed Virgin. The Glories of Mary is divided into two parts. In Part I, Saint Alphonsus provides a phrase-by-phrase examination of the Marian hymn “Hail Holy Queen”. Part II contains meditations on various Marian themes, including her major feasts, her seven sorrows, her virtues, and practices of devotion in her honour. PUBLISHER: CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING

The Gospel Advocate

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Extracts From The Glories Of Mary Of St A M De Liguori Compared With Holy Scripture

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ISBN : OXFORD:600101939
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Evangelical Magazine And Gospel Advocate

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Genre : Universalism
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The Anti Jacobin Review And Protestant Advocate

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ISBN : UOM:39015031336764
Genre : Literature, Modern
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The Church Magazine Afterw The Church Advocate And Magazine

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ISBN : OXFORD:555009251
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Author : Benjamin Keach
ISBN : MINN:31951001999225R
Genre : Bible
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The Christian Advocate

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ISBN : NYPL:33433070796598
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