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Saltus, Karen

Works: 67 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 1,511 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: GV481, 613.7
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Publications about Karen Saltus
Publications by Karen Saltus
Most widely held works by Karen Saltus
The first 20 minutes surprising science reveals how we can exercise better, train smarter, live longer by Gretchen Reynolds( file )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"Drawing on scientific expertise as well as her own athletic experiences, Gretchen Reynolds will help you find the right workout for your body, age, fitness and goals. Whether your desire is to be fit for the rest of your life, to look great in a smaller dress size, or to run your third marathon in Boston, The First 20 Minutes will make your workouts work for you"--From publisher's website
Rainy brain, sunny brain how to retrain your brain to overcome pessimism and achieve a more positive outlook by Elaine Fox( file )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Glass half-full or half-empty? Do you look on the bright side or turn towards the dark? These are easy questions for most of us to answer, because our personality types are hard-wired into our brains. As pioneering psychologist and neuroscientist Elaine Fox has discovered, our outlook on life reflects our primal inclination to seek pleasure or avoid danger--inclinations that, in many people, are healthily balanced
Reinventing you define your brand, imagine your future by Dorie Clark( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Whether you are still building your career or are on the road to reinvention, your personal brand is the ticket that will get you there. Consider this book your bus fare. In Reinventing You, strategy and communication consultant Dorie Clark provides a step-by-step guide to help you assess, build, and reinvent your personal brand. You may be taking on a new challenge or a career change, shifting into more meaningful work, or simply need to build your own narrative. No matter the reason, taking control of your brand will mean the difference between success and failure. Mixing personal stories with interviews and examples from well-known personalities, Clark walks you through the process of identifying, developing, and then launching your new brand. Reinventing You is a critical step on your road to success
My Life in Leadership the journey and lessons learned along the way by Frances Hesselbein( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Frances Hesselbein reveals her remarkable personal story and the principles that have served and guided her throughout her extraordinary life. My Life in Leadership offers a look at what shapped her as a person and as a leader, from her youth in the mountains of western Pennsylvania to her professional journey with the Girl Scouts and her leadership of the Drucker Foundation, now known as the Leader to Leader Institute
The best of friends Martha and me by Mariana Pasternak( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A meditation on the dynamics of female friendship describes the author's life-defining relationship with Martha Stewart, relating the common experiences that bonded them and the factors that resulted in their estrangement
Friendfluence the surprising ways friends make us who we are by Carlin Flora( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Explores the unexpected ways friends influence our personalities, choices, emotions, and even physical health
Own the room discover your signature voice to master your leadership presence by Amy Jen Su( file )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
People are drawn to, and influenced by, leaders who communicate authentically, connect with people, and have immediate impact. So how do you become one? How can you learn to "own the room?" This book will help you develop your leadership presence. The authors offer a simple and compelling framework as well as practices for developing your "signature voice
Liespotting proven techniques to detect deception by Pamela M Meyer( file )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Meyer links three disciplines--facial recognition training, interrogation training, and a comprehensive survey of research in the field--into a specialized body of information developed specifically to help business leaders detect deception and get the information they need to successfully conduct their most important interactions and transactions
The last best cure my quest to awaken the healing parts of my brain and get back my body, my joy, and my life by Donna Jackson Nakazawa( file )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
One day Donna Jackson Nakazawa found herself lying on the floor to recover from climbing the stairs. That's when it hit her. She was managing the symptoms of the autoimmune disorders that had plagued her for a decade, but she had lost her joy. As a science journalist, she was curious to know what mind-body strategies might help her. As a wife and mother she was determined to get her life back. Over the course of one year, Nakazawa researches and tests a variety of therapies including meditation, yoga, and acupuncture to find out what works. But the discovery of a little-known branch of research into Adverse Childhood Experiences causes her to have an epiphany about her illness that not only stuns her--it turns her life around.Perfect for readers of Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project, Nakazawa shares her unexpected discoveries, amazing improvements, and shows listeners how they too can find their own last best cure
Creative conspiracy the new rules of breakthrough collaboration by Leigh L Thompson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Collaboration that is conscious, planned, and focused on generating new ideas builds excitement and produces a "creative conspiracy." Teams that conspire to organize themselves, motivate one another, and combine their talents to meet creative challenges are the hallmark of the most successful organizations. In this book, Thompson reveals the keys to the kind of collaboration that allows teams to reach their full creative potential and maximize their results
Networking for people who hate networking a field guide for introverts, the overwhelmed, and the underconnected by Devora Zack( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Zack shatters stereotypes about how reserved people make meaningful connections. She offers an insightful guide on the benefits of being an introvert--and demonstrates how these individuals can use their unique skills and personalities to get ahead in the professional world
Building a better teacher : how teaching works (and how to teach it to everyone) by Elizabeth Green( file )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
We've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great? Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching require something more? Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying their art. A former principal studies the country's star teachers and discovers a set of common techniques that help children pay attention. Two math teachers videotape a year of lessons and develop an approach that has nine-year-olds writing sophisticated mathematical proofs. A former high school teacher works with a top English instructor to pinpoint the key interactions a teacher must foster to initiate a rich classroom discussion. Through their stories, and the hilarious and heartbreaking theater that unfolds in the classroom every day, Elizabeth Green takes us on a journey into the heart of a profession that impacts every child in America
Conversational intelligence : how great leaders build trust and get extraordinary results by Judith E Glaser( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence. It's not about how smart you are, but how open you are to learn new and effective powerful conversational rituals that prime the brain for trust, partnership, and mutual success. Conversational Intelligence translates the wealth of new insights coming out of neuroscience from across the globe, and brings the science down to earth so people can understand and apply it in their everyday lives
Focus use different ways of seeing the world for success and influence by Heidi Grant- Halvorson( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
We all want to experience pleasure and avoid pain. But there are really two kinds of pleasure and pain that motivate everything we do. If you are promotion-focused, you want to advance and avoid missed opportunities. If you are prevention-focused, you want to minimize losses and keep things working. And as Tory Higgins has found in his groundbreaking research, if you understand how people focus, you have the power to motivate yourself and everyone around you. Showing how promotion/prevention focus applies across a wide range of situations from selling products to managing employees to raising children to getting a second date, Halvorson and Higgins show us how to identify focus, how to change focus, and how to use focus exactly the right way to get results. Short, punchy, and prescriptive, Focus will help you see not just what's going on around you-- but what's underneath
Miss Manners minds your business by Judith Martin( file )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A witty guide to managing a real life wisely in a work-centered world. What do your colleagues, overlords, underlings, clients, and customers have in common' Not knowing how much they annoy you. Not to mention how much you may be annoying them. The route from cubicle to corner office is strewn with etiquette landmines. And now that the boundaries that once cleanly separated work from personal life are blurred, even polite people don' t recognize the difference between professional and social manners. What do you say to a colleague who has just been fired' How do you maintain a family-friendly office without discriminating against singles' What' s the difference between showing romantic interest and sexual harassment' Which colleagues should be invited to family weddings' When should you be unavailable, at or away from work' Don' t convene a focus group or appeal to Human Resources-- consult Miss Manners! With wit and wisdom, Miss Manners restores civility, guiding you around your coworker' s messy cubicle, past your overly prying boss, around the bridal shower for the new temp, and through tedious staff meetings. In Miss Manners Minds Your Business, Judith Martin and her son, executive Nicholas Ivor Martin, equip listeners with the practical, pertinent, and utterly correct advice necessary to win the job, keep the job, and leave the job with sanity and dignity intact
Wired for success using NLP to activate your brain for maximum achievement by Wendy Jago( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Jago introduces the basics of NLP and how the technique can be used to reprogram the subconscious mind. Following this step-by-step approach to prioritizing, negotiating, overcoming stress, and making decisions, anyone can learn to deal with real-life situations in new, more productive ways
Liespotting by Pamela Meyer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Outlines the techniques of three disciplines to describe how to detect lies in others while obtaining necessary accurate information, offering strategies for effective and truthful communications for a variety of professional scenarios
All the money in the world what the happiest people know about getting and spending by Laura Vanderkam( file )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world? The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours obsessing over our budgets and investments, trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar. We try to follow the advice of money gurus and financial planners, then kick ourselves whenever we spend too much or save too little
Mistakes I made at work : 25 influential women reflect on what they got out of getting it wrong ( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
High-achieving women share their worst mistakes at work-and how learning from them paved the way to success. Jessica Bacal interviews twenty-five successful women about their toughest on-the-job moments. These innovators across a variety of fields - from the arts to finance to tech - reveal that they're more thoughtful, purposeful and assertive as leaders because they learned from their mistakes, not because they never made any. Interviewees include: Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of Wild; Anna Holmes, founding editor of; Kim Gordon, founding member of the band Sonic Youth; Joanna Barsch, Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company; Carol Dweck, Stanford psychology professor; Ruth Ozeki, New York Times bestselling author of Tale for the Time Being; and many more. Ideal for millenials just starting their careers, for women seeking to advance at work, or for anyone grappling with issues of perfectionism, Mistakes I Made at Work features fascinating and surprising anecdotes, as well as tips for listeners
Quiet influence the introvert's guide to making a difference by Jennifer B Kahnweiler( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
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