The Last Straw

Jeff Kinney

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'This book was AWESOME! I loved it all. I can't decide which part was my favourite. I loved the book.' Amazon Customer ROK
It's the third instalment of Jeff Kinney's award winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, but will it be third time lucky for our hero, Greg Heffley?
It's not easy for me to think of ways to improve myself, because I'm pretty much one of the best people I know. 
Greg's dad, Frank, is on a mission. A mission to make this wimpy kid... well, less wimpy.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Jeff Kinney

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Originally published: New York: Amulet Books, 2007.
Boys don’t keep diaries—or do they?

The launch of an exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to.
It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you’re ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary.

Oxford Wordpower

Oxford Dictionaries

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New words and phrases Arabic translations of all headwords, derivatives, phrasal verbs and idioms Interactive CD-ROM with instant look up, pronunciation, reference pages, games and exercises Oxford 3000(t) - the most important and useful words to learn are marked with a key symbol 16-page colour topic vocabulary section helps build vocabulary

Delegation & Supervision

Brian Tracy

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Managers are judged by the results they deliver--and more than anything else, those results hinge on the ability to delegate and supervise. You will be surprised at how efficient and easy to manage your team becomes when you master these essential skills.
This handy, pocket-sized guide reveals time-tested ways to boost the performance and productivity of your employees, including how to:
• Define work, assign it, and set measurable, targeted standards for performance
• Match skills to job requirements
• Use Management by Objectives to delegate longer-term tasks to trusted team members
• Monitor, control, and keep on top of projects with minimum effort
• Turn delegation into a teaching tool and build the confidence of your staff
• Provide useful feedback and elicit active participation
• Avoid reverse delegation
• Free up time for higher-level tasks only you can tackle
• And much more
Done right, delegation and supervision allow your employees to learn, grow, and become more capable. Your success will skyrocket as you increase the quality and quantity of results, and build the loyalty, involvement, and commitment of your people.

Sales Success

Brian Tracy

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Eighty percent of all sales are made by just twenty percent of sales people. What's surprising to discover is that those top professionals perform only a bit better than their peers in certain critical areas. By excelling in these capabilities, you can earn money faster, have more success, and gain greater career satisfaction than you ever thought possible.
In this compact and convenient guide, sales trainer extraordinaire Brian Tracy reveals how anyone can get that winning edge. He shares 21 tried-and-true techniques to:
• Set clear goals--and achieve them
• Develop a sense of urgency and make every minute count
• Stay motivated
• Know your products inside and out
• Analyze your competition
• Identify competitive advantage
• Develop your sales strategy
• Find and quickly qualify prospects
• Create rapport early and build trust
• Understand the three keys to persuasion
• Master the elements of an effective presentation
• Use the power of suggestion
• Establish 'megacredibility'
• Overcome the six major objections
• Ask for action
• Advance your career by following up
Packed with proven strategies and priceless insights, this handy little book will help you take your sales game to unprecedented new heights.

Marketing

Brian Tracy

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The success or failure of your business depends on the success or failure of your marketing efforts. If you can identify what your customers want, need, and can afford--and then give it to them--you will achieve outstanding results.
Filled with Brian Tracy's trademark wisdom, this indispensable guide contains 21 powerful ideas you can use to immediately improve your strategic marketing results. You'll discover how to:
● Build your customer base
● Set yourself apart from the competition
● Answer three crucial questions about any new product or service
● Use market research and focus groups to fuel better decisions
● Fulfill a basic emotional need for buyers
● Determine the correct price point for your offerings
● Become truly customer-focused
● Make the most of your distribution channels
● Master the concepts of specialization, differentiation, segmentation, and concentration
● Give customers a reason to switch from your competitors
● And more
Packed with time-tested marketing strategies, this practical and portable book shows you how to overcome the competition, increase sales and profitability, and dominate your market niche.

Meetings That Get Results

Brian Tracy

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Meetings don’t have to be a waste of time. When managed right, they are a powerful tool for solving problems, making decisions, exchanging ideas—and getting results fast.
Based on years of experience consulting for companies around the world, Brian Tracy has learned firsthand what works in meetings—and what doesn’t. Now, in this pocket-sized guide, he reveals simple, proven ideas you can use to make meetings shorter, more effective, and more satisfying to everyone in attendance. Readers will find out how to:
• Structure different types of meetings: one-on-one or group, informational or problem-solving, internal or external
• Clearly define the purpose and the desired outcome
• Establish priorities
• Set an achievable agenda
• Prepare and participate
• Encourage open communication
• Keep discussions on track
• Avoid groupthink
• Press for closure
• Summarize discussion points and decisions
• Gain agreement on action steps, assign responsibility, and set deadlines
• Determine the ideal room layout
• Make effective presentations
• Maximize the return on time invested
• And more
Meetings are management in action—superiors and subordinates alike will assess your performance. Meetings That Get Results will help you shine.

Sales Management

Brian Tracy

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The job of the sales manager is to recruit, manage, and motivate a top team of high-performing sales professionals. This book shows you how to do it.
World-renowned sales expert Brian Tracy has spent decades studying what sets the most successful sales managers and professionals apart from the rest--and now in this pocket-sized guide, he distills these simple but powerful strategies. Readers will discover the six key characteristics of a winning sales team and learn how to:
• Select and recruit sales champions
• Start them off on the right foot
• Establish clear objectives
• Determine a sales plan
• Inspire singleness of purpose
• Demonstrate respect and appreciation
• Motivate people with the right incentives
• Boost their self-concept to boost revenue
• Develop winners through continuous coaching and training
• Brainstorm sales solutions
• Measure results
• Conduct game-changing performance reviews
• Discipline effectively
• De-hire poor performers
• Lead by example
A compact but essential resource, Sales Management will help readers increase the effectiveness of their sales force, improve their bottom line, and advance their own career and satisfaction in the process.

Management

Brian Tracy

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The strength of any organization is determined by the quality of its managers. What they do and how they do it is the key determinant of corporate success. Want to become invaluable to your company? Boost your managerial skills. The good news is that great managers are made...not born. When you discover what the most successful managers know, you will unlock the secrets to turning even ordinary employees into extraordinary performers. Now with this handy little book, success expert Brian Tracy reveals how anyone can easily: Set performance standards ● Delegate productively ● Define key result areas ● Concentrate attention and resources on high-payoff activities and eliminate distractions ● Hire and fire effectively ● Build a staff of peak performers ● Hold meetings that work ● Foster team spirit ● Communicate with clarity ● Negotiate successfully ● Remove obstacles to performance ● Set the right example ● Make good decisions quickly ● And more Filled with practical, proven techniques and tools, this essential guide shows you how to bring out the best in your people--and hit new heights in your own career.

Time Management

Brian Tracy

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More than any other practice in your career, your ability to manage time will determine your success or failure. It's a simple equation. The better you use your time, the more you will accomplish, and the greater your rewards will be.
This pocket-sized guide reveals 21 proven time management techniques you can use immediately to gain two or more productive hours every day. Featuring the strategies that business expert Brian Tracy has identified as the most effective and that he himself employs, this handy volume reveals how you can:
• Handle endless interruptions, meetings, emails, and phone calls
• Identify your key result areas
• Allocate enough time for top priority responsibilities
• Batch similar tasks to preserve focus and make the most of each minute
• Overcome procrastination
• Determine what to delegate and what to eliminate
• Utilize Program Evaluation and Review Techniques to work backward from the future...and ensure your most important goals are met
• And more
Filled with Brian Tracy's trademark wisdom, this book will help you get more done, in less time...and with much less stress.

Leadership

Brian Tracy

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Nobody comes into the world a natural leader. But what is it that transforms some people into the kind of magnetic individuals who inspire others to follow?
Success expert Brian Tracy has helped thousands of people become exceptional leaders and now, in this concise and powerful book, he reveals how you can:
• Inspire trust, confidence, and loyalty
• Instill a sense of meaning and purpose in your organization
• Tap into the motivation and enthusiasm that compels others to commit to your vision
• Think strategically--keeping the big picture in mind
• Continually focus on the future
• Turn adversity into opportunity
• Take the right kind of risks
• Clearly communicate goals and strategies and gain buy-in
• Build winning teams
• Elicit extraordinary performance from ordinary people
• Cultivate worthwhile relationships and leverage The Law of Reciprocity
• Become the person seen as most likely to lead the organization to victory
• And more
Great leadership isn't a mystery. It is a skill that can be learned. Packed with practical, proven methods, this indispensable little guide will help you unlock your leadership potential.

Creativity and Problem Solving

Brian Tracy

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The crucial element separating an exceptional career from a lackluster one is the ability to devise innovative solutions to work challenges. With research showing the direct relationship between ideas and profitability, creative thinking skills are vital to professional advancement.
As one of the world's premiere success experts, Brian Tracy knows that creativity can be developed with practice and a few helpful tools. This concise book reveals 21 proven, practical techniques readers can use to immediately begin generating a stream of productive ideas, including how to:
• Stimulate the three primary triggers to creativity
• Inspire a creative mindset in staff through recognition, rewards, and environment
• Use methods such as Brainstorming, Zero-Based Thinking, Nominal Group Technique, and Lateral Thinking to solve problems, improve systems, devise new products, and come up with fresh, exciting marketing angles
• Ask focused questions to generate elegant solutions
• Understand the difference between mechanical and adaptive thinking
• Rigorously evaluate new ideas . . .without shutting down the creative impulse
Containing mind-stimulating exercises and down-to-earth strategies, this career-changing book helps anyone tap into the root source of their own intuitive genius.