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How to have a good day : harness the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives

Author: Caroline Webb
Publisher: New York : Crown Business, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In How to Have a Good Day, Caroline Webb, business consultant and former partner at powerhouse McKinsey and Co., brings together the findings on behavioral economics and neuroscience--subjects that have led to dozens of bestselling books over the last decade--to show us how we can use these revolutionary new findings to improve how we work. Organized around seven factors that determine whether we have a good day at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Webb
ISBN: 9780553419634 0553419633
OCLC Number: 995277709
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Description: viii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The science essentials. The two-system brain ; The discover-defend axis ; The mind-body loop --
Part I: Priorities : setting intentional direction for your day. Choosing your filters ; Setting great goals ; Reinforcing your intentions --
Part II: Productivity : making the hours in the day go further. Singletasking ; Planning deliberate downtime ; Overcoming overload ; Beating procrastination --
Part III: Relationships : making the most of every interaction. Building real rapport ; Resolving tensions ; Bringing the best out of others --
Part IV: Thinking : being your smartest, wisest, most creative self. Reaching insight ; Making wise decisions ; Boosting your brainpower --
Part V: Influence : maximizing the impact of all you say and do. Getting through their filters ; Making things happen ; Conveying confidence --
Part VI: Resilience : sailing through setbacks and annoyances. Keeping a cool head ; Moving on ; Staying strong --
Part VII: Energy : boosting your enthusiasm and enjoyment. Topping up the tank ; Playing to your strengths --
Postscript: Making it stick --
Appendix. How to be good at meetings ; How to be good at email ; How to reinvigorate your routine.
Responsibility: Caroline Webb.

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"In How to Have a Good Day, Caroline Webb, business consultant and former partner at powerhouse McKinsey and Co., brings together the findings on behavioral economics and neuroscience--subjects that have led to dozens of bestselling books over the last decade--to show us how we can use these revolutionary new findings to improve how we work. Organized around seven factors that determine whether we have a good day at work, Webb offers us specific tools that we can use based on what we now know about how our brains work, and she shows us how we can incorporate them into our conversations, meetings, and projects in a way that will increase productivity, confidence, and enjoyment"--

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