Early Google engineer and personal-growth pioneer Chade-Meng Tan first designed Search Inside Yourself as a popular course at Google, intended to transform the work and lives of the best and brightest behind one of the most innovative, successful, and profitable businesses in the world… and now it can do the same for you. Meng has distilled emotional intelligence into a set of practical and proven tools and skills that anyone can learn and develop.
"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe USA, 1846 How it starts: "·Fortunato and I both were members of very old and important Italian families. We used to play together when we were children" How it ends: "In pace requiescat!" PDF + AUDIO
Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition, is a rigorous introduction to the formal study of argumentation—communication that seeks to persuade others through reasoned judgment.In 24 lectures you learn the building blocks of an argument, the different categories of argument and the issues that are at stake in each, the kinds of evidence that serve as proof in an argument, and many other aspects...
Historical novel set in 1st-century-AD Rome by Robert Graves, published in 1934. The book is written as an autobiographical memoir by Roman emperor Claudius. Physically weak, afflicted with stammering, and inclined to drool, Claudius is an embarrassment to his family and is shunted to the background of imperial affairs. The benefits of his seeming ineffectuality are twofold: he becomes a scholar and historian, and he is spared the worst cruelties inflicted on the imperial family by its own members during the reigns of Augustus,Tiberius, and Caligula.
Most books about career advancement are either weighty examinations about success in the workplace (e.g., How to Be a Star at Work and Working with Emotional Intelligence) or flippant, humorous takes on surviving the countless inanities of modern work life (e.g., Working Wounded). Jeffrey Fox's book, How to Become CEO: The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization is neither. Instead, Fox presents 75 commonsense rules about successfully conducting your career.
A flipbook version of the True Book with page-turning and read-along features (embedded AUDIO in each flash book), chapter tabs, and vocabulary terms indentified and defined. The “book” has been transformed into a versatile digital resource enabling the student to exercise the non-linear reading and viewing behaviors that we know take place with digital content.
Among the topics examined are rights and powers of corporate directors, officers, and shareholders; proxy solicitations under Section 14(a); close corporation provisions and agreements; dissolution; fiduciary matters; state regulation of insider trading; short-swing profits under Section 16(b); derivative suit litigation; issuance of stock; dividends and other shareholder distributions; and fundamental corporate changes. It includes federal Antifraud Section 10(b), and Rule 10b-5.