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Workplace Poker

Author : Dan Rust
ISBN : 9780062405272
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 49. 93 MB
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A career advisor explains why many talented, hard-working people often miss out on their full career potential, revealing the tells, blind spots, secrets, and unspoken rules you need to know in order to play the game to win. While many careers have been impacted by economic downturns, failed projects, downsizing and restructuring, or just bad bosses or bad timing, we all know of colleagues who continue to rise through every tough situation. Most assume that they have an advantage that protects them—degrees from the right schools, great mentors, influential friends and family, or just better luck. But these hyper-successful professionals have faced setbacks, too. Instead of allowing challenges to derail their rise, they’ve learned how to manage them better. In Workplace Poker, Dan Rust gives you the strategies you need to accelerate your career, and prevent setbacks from stalling your progress or spiraling it downward. The trick, he reveals, is to “play the game under the game,” to think more deeply and act more strategically. If you are talented, ambitious, and hardworking, but feel your career just isn’t accelerating as rapidly as it should, or as fast as you would like it to, this book is for you. If you have been frustrated to see others (less talented, who don’t work as hard as you do) achieve rapid professional progress while your career stalls out, this book is for you. If you’ve been annoyed by those who are successful primarily because of where they went to school, or family connections, or financial resources, this book is for you. Rust gives you the insight and skills you need to transform yourself and adapt and survive any hurdle—to turn every adversity into advantage, and every struggle into strength, including: • Recognition of your own “blind spots” and what to do about them • Mastering strategic and authentic self-promotion • Enhancing your personal charm and likeability • Achieving the high energy, both mental and physical, necessary to drive an exceptional career trajectory • Developing an interest in “corporate anthropology” and the complex human dimensions of business • Neutralizing the career-stalling impact of difficult or dysfunctional colleagues • Deeply “owning” and learning from career missteps and failures In his smart, funny, relatable voice, Rust shares stories of individuals who have applied these capabilities in real world situations, and provides short, focused exercises to help you think about yourself and your own career. With Workplace Poker¸ you’ll learn how to get out of you own way, and find the success you deserve.

From Engineer To Manager Mastering The Transition Second Edition

Author : B. Michael Aucoin
ISBN : 9781630815455
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 34. 75 MB
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Providing clear, expert guidance to help engineers make a smooth transition to the management team, this a newly revised and updated edition of an Artech House bestseller belongs on every engineer’s reference shelf. The author’s 30-plus year perspective indicates that, while most engineers will spend the majority of their careers as managers, most are dissatisfied with the transition. Much of this frustration is the result of lack of preparation and training. This book provides a solid grounding in the critical attitudes and principles needed for success. The greatly expanded Second Edition adds critical new discussions on the development of healthy teams, meeting management, delegating, decision making, and personal branding. New managers are taught to internalize the attitudes and master the associated skills to excel in, and be satisfied with the transition to management. The book explains how to communicate more effectively and improve relationships with colleagues. Professionals learn how to use their newly acquired skills to solve immediate problems. Moreover, they are shown how to apply six fundamental principles to their on-going work with engineering teams and management. Supplemental material, such as templates, exercises, and worksheets are available at no additional cost at

Thursday Night Poker

Author : Peter O. Steiner
ISBN : 9780345486158
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 87. 51 MB
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Intended for the serious biweekly or monthly player, this gaming guide devotes chapters to calculating probabilities, estimating odds, bluffing and being bluffed, reading your opponents' down cards, and more. Virtually everyone will learn from this clearly written, fully illustrated instructional book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Gambling With The Myth Of The American Dream

Author : Aaron M. Duncan
ISBN : 9781317512462
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 71. 45 MB
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This book explores the rise and increased acceptance of gambling in America, particularly the growth of the game of poker, as a means for examining changes to the American Dream and the risk society. Poker both critiques and reinterprets the myth of the American Dream, putting greater emphasis on the importance of luck and risk management while deemphasizing the importance of honesty and hard work. Duncan discusses the history of gambling in America, changes to the rhetoric surrounding gambling, the depiction of poker in the Wild West as portrayed in film, its recent rise in popularity on television, its current place in post-modern America on the internet, and future implications.

Marshall S Mediocre Poker

Author : Marshall
ISBN : 9781623092795
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 37. 21 MB
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Marshall's Mediocre Poker is required reading for all of Marshall's poker students who range from beginner to professional whether they are taking private lessons or are in one of Marshall's classes. But you don't need to take lessons directly from Marshall to benefit from the information in this book. Constructed in a way that follows a natural learning progression, this book teaches players of all levels how to compete with opponents of all levels, how to play up to the level of more experienced competitors and how to keep from overplaying less experienced competitors. Whether you are seeking instruction as a newcomer to the game or are a master seeking a curriculum for students of your own, Marshall's Mediocre Poker is the book for you.

Alive And Writing

Author : Larry McCaffery
ISBN : 0252060113
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 34. 12 MB
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Body Language

Author : James Borg
ISBN : 0273717340
Genre : Body language
File Size : 30. 49 MB
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Body Languageis the winner of the Non-fiction Travel Read 2009,BAA Heathrow Travel Product Awards -More than 23,000 votes were cast in a month-long nominations period, with votes coming in from across the world. Your body language is on display almost all of the time…so isn’t it important you know what signal you’re sending? Discover how to use your body language to your advantage and at the same time learn how to decipher other people’s signals. Research shows that up to 90% of communication is transmitted non-verbally and that the most successful people - in all walks of life - are intuitive in deciphering these signals. We may think we know how to use this ‘silent’ language but how many of us can actually use it well? Body Languagewill help you: • gain a deeper understanding of other people so you can ‘read’ their minds • know what non-verbal signals you may be giving out to others and how to use this to communicate and gain the response you want • notice if what someone says is completely at odds with what they are thinking or feeling • learn how your ‘extremities’ can give you away (despite what’s coming out of your mouth). • make a better impression in your social and work life by being aware of your ‘bodytalk’ (and that of others)...and more.

The Memory Book

Author : Harry Lorayne
ISBN : 9780307814067
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 37. 32 MB
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Unleash the hidden power of your mind It’s there in all of us. A mental resource we don’t think much about. Memory. And now there’s a way to master its power. . . . Through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas’s simple, fail-safe memory system, you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful at work, at school, in sports, and at play. • Read with speed and greater understanding. • File phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head. • Send those birthday and anniversary cards on time. • Learn foreign words and phrases with ease. • Shine in the classroom and shorten study hours. • Dominate social situations: Remember and use important personal details. Begin today. The change in your life will be unforgettable

What I Know About Poker

Author : Alex Scott
ISBN : 9780956715135
Genre : Games
File Size : 47. 96 MB
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Poker is not a 'get rich quick' scheme. Becoming a consistent winner takes effort and dedication. In this collection of classic articles and much new material, prolific poker strategy writer Alex Scott explains how to take your game to the next level. One of the most comprehensive poker guides available, 'What I Know About Poker' is a must-have for any player's library.

Women Ethics And The Workplace

Author : Candice Fredrick
ISBN : 0275960919
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 47. 57 MB
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As women are entering the workforce in record numbers, there is an urgent need to address the specific ethical problems that working women face. Providing a conceptual framework from which practical issues can be addressed, the authors focus on sexual harassment, comparable worth, leadership, advertising, and working-class women. Theoretical concepts, applied cases, personal narratives, statistical data and charts are all included in this wide ranging treatment of ethics and working women. This is not merely a summary of others' work; it is a book that will frame debates on gender, ethics, business, and economics and serve as an exemplar for the critical treatment of basic human concerns.

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