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    Learning How to Say No When You Usually Say Yes: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

    ISBN #: 9781601383846


    $15.95

    The urge to say yes, to please everyone around you can be overwhelming. It is not just a matter of being a "nice person". It can be rooted in your desire to maintain your self-image, the product of chronically low self esteem. It may even be the result of situations in which you feel you will gain from constantly saying yes. But the truth in life is that knowing when to say "No" when you usually say Yes is one of the most fundamentally important things you can do for yourself and for your relationships. Forcing others to respect you regardless of your positions and to establish a clear and comfortable persona for yourself rely on this ability.

    This book walks everyone who has ever felt uncomfortable denying something to others through the process of recognizing how you truly feel and tapping into your inner self so that you can relay to others how you truly feel, saying no when necessary and yes only when you truly agree or are willing to do something. You will learn everything you need to know to recognize what it is about your personality that creates a need to say yes. From understanding what it is you want to get out of other people to accepting that you do not need their validation, you will learn how to separate your insecurities from what you really think so that you can start telling people how you truly feel. Learn how to set priorities and therefore know when it is okay to say yes. By understanding the proper time to say yes, you will quickly learn how to tell the times when it is not okay and you must say no.

    In various interviews with parents, educators, psychologists, and every day citizens, this book provides a complete world view that helps any individual understand what it is about their personality that causes them to consistently say yes when they should not. You will ultimately learn what it means to give in and what the psychological results are of making these decisions repeatedly. For anyone who has ever found themselves unhappy due to constant willingness to sacrifice their own happiness, this book is for you.

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How to Deliver a Great Speech that Will Change Minds and Influence People: Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Effective Public Speaking

ISBN #: 9781601386090


$24.95

Public speaking is an art, and some of the most effective communicators in history have been artists. Think of Steve Jobs, John F. Kennedy, Dale Carnegie, Martin Luther King, Jr., and even President Barack Obama all public figures known for their eloquence when delivering a speech. A perfectly delivered speech is something that takes time, practice, and knowledge. How to Deliver a Great Speech that Will Change Minds and Influence People: Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Effective Public Speaking is teeming with resources for public speaking, whether you are looking to get over your fear of speaking to a group of people or are running for political office and need an edge on your competition.

According to The Phobia Clinic, fear of public speaking ranks among Americans top dreads, surpassing fear of illness, flying, terrorism, and often the fear of death itself. It s no wonder delivering a speech can seem like a large hurdle for many people. Even the most brilliant ideas have to be communicated with poise and enthusiasm or the message will be lost due to poor delivery. You will discover how to overcome public speaking fright and phobia by being prepared, rehearsed, and ready for a number of unforeseen circumstances. You will learn how to write a memorable speech and how to impact and persuade your audience.

This book also includes tips on understanding your audience, holding their attention, knowing what to talk about and what not to include, organizing your speech, perfecting your timing, handling Q&A sessions, and much more. You will also grasp how to put together informative, educational, and well-designed visual aides, including electronic presentations. How to Deliver a Great Speech that Will Change Minds and Influence People will also show you how you can gauge your audience s reaction and tailor the remainder of your presentation to have maximum appeal to the group you are speaking to. There s no need to worry with this book in your arsenal: You ll learn everything you need to know to deliver an expertly written speech with poise and confidence.
 
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The Complete Guide to Running Successful Workshops & Seminars: Everything You Need to Know to Plan, Promote and Present a Conference Explained Simply

ISBN #:  9781601386137


$16.95

A typical workshop doesn't always sound like something intriguing in fact, it s something most people try to avoid attending. Still, seminars are held each year in many fields and industries, and usually, no two are alike. While thousands of executives, employees, and other professionals dread the hours of lectures and preaching that the average conference involves, the one you re planning doesn t have to be the norm. The Complete Guide to Running Successful Workshops & Seminars is your complete guide to putting together an effective conference that is sure to be a hit from start to finish, regardless of your field and audience. In this new book, you will learn the ins and outs of planning a workshop, from general decisions about things like how long the event will last to the minute details like where each person will check in and sit.

This complete guide will teach you how to effectively target and communicate with your audience so you can give your attendees the information they never even knew they were missing. You will learn about the basics of leading a training program, such as what characteristics you should portray to show your authority and credibility, as well as the general structural elements of a workshop, seminar, and conference. This comprehensive book will help you define the reason why you are holding a workshop, and will teach you to succinctly create an objective for your participants so that you are destined for success. You will even learn how to evaluate and measure your success during, and after, the event to prove your true effectiveness and determine your program s strengths and weaknesses. Filled with information about how to build a budget and get funding for your workshop, this book addresses the financial aspect of holding an hour-, day-, or weekend-long event so that you can adequately allocate your money. With your budget and objective in mind, you will learn how to choose the perfect venue for your workshop, and how you can help your guests make any necessary travel arrangements or find a hotel. Planning and scheduling is a must, and this book gives step-by-step guidelines for breaking down each part of your event to ensure that you are prepared to lead, teach, and speak at your seminar or workshop. Putting together an easy-to-understand presentation and visual aides will help you connect with your audience, as you create innovative course materials to add flair to your workshop.

This comprehensive guide has it all and will teach you everything you need to know to plan, promote, and present a conference. The day of the seminar, last-minute things are sure to come up, which is why this exhaustively researched book includes common faux pas, mistakes, and disasters, along with the stress-free solutions to remedy any situation. We have spent hundreds of hours interviewing event planners and professionals who have held more than their share of conferences, workshops, and seminars, and they ve shared their successes, and failures, to help you achieve, and avoid, the same things. With the tips for creating distinct content and engaging your audience in this book, your workshop, seminar, or conference will leave people wanting more.
   

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How to Start and Make a Conversation: How to Talk to Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

ISBN #: 9781601383839


$15.95

Whenever you talk to someone, you have less than ten seconds to capture their attention and another twenty to hold it to you. This window, or opening to getting to know someone is incredibly vital for every salesman, marketing exec, or manager out there who has ever had an important phone call or meeting. But, it is equally as important for the scores of individuals who feel nervous or uncomfortable talking to strangers , a figure estimated by many psychological studies to be upwards of 70% of individuals. Being able to have a quick and comfortable conversation can be helpful in almost every aspect of your life, in your career, your family, and your love life.

This book was written for those in the vast majority who feel nervous or unhinged the second they step into an unfamiliar conversation. In 30 seconds or less, with this book, you will be able to start and hold a conversation with nearly anyone. You will learn how to start making small talk and what is so important about being able to hold a conversation to start with. From the basic tenets of how you feel about yourself to how you assume other people see you, you will learn what conversation entails and what you can expect in one when you let down your guard and simply start talking.

You will learn how to start a conversation and what people do to keep a conversation going. You will learn some basic concepts of what people are interested in talking about and how to avoid those awkward pauses through preparation. Social interaction and discussion has been discussed with leaders in business, education, and psychology and their insights have been included to help even the shyest of individuals understand what they need to know to effectively start and hold conversations with anyone regardless of their current situation. Learn how to carry the clout in a conversation and which crimes and misdemeanors you can avoid to keep from feeling embarrassed. Learn how to gracefully exit a casual conversation and finally learn how to meet new people and find conversations to start by attending or holding networking events, holiday parties, or attending the much dreaded singles scene. For anyone who has ever felt shy and uncomfortable, this book is a necessary tool for understanding and initiating conversation.
   
  

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The Young Adult's Guide to Stop Bullying Understanding Bullies and Their Actions

ISBN #: 9781601389886


$14.95

Forty percent of U.S. students voluntarily report being involved in bullying — as bullies or as victims — according to a national study. In this book, you will learn why bullying occurs and get at the root causes for it, why some students are victimized and why others are vicious. You will learn about cyberbullying, phone or note bullying, gang bullying, teacher bullying, and sports bullying. You deserve to go to school free from intimidation. Help make your school bully-free by using the information contained in this new book. If you are interested in learning essentially everything there is to know about stopping bullies and bullying, then this book is for you.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Public Speaking Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Delivering a Great Speech without Being Nervous

ISBN #: 9781601389848


$14.95

A perfectly delivered speech is something that takes time, practice, and knowledge. This guide is teeming with resources, whether you are looking to get over your fear of speaking to a group of people or are running for student assembly and need an edge on your competition. You will discover how to overcome stage fright by being prepared, rehearsed, and ready for a number of unforeseen circumstances. You will learn how to write a memorable speech and how to impact and persuade your audience. You’ll learn how to gauge your audience’s reaction and tailor the remainder of your presentation to have maximum appeal to the group you are speaking to.
   

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The Young Adult's Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Being Apart and Staying Happy

ISBN #: 9781601389862


$14.95

Relationships are tough, and putting ZIP codes, states, or even oceans between two people does not make things easier. This book will help give your relationship the chance it deserves. You will discover the essential relationship-building skills you need, such as keeping open communication and establishing realistic expectations. The meat and bones of any relationship is companionship, and this book will show you how to have that despite the distance. We have included anecdotes and advice from couples who have made it work over the weeks, months, and even years — as well as tips and tricks from relationship therapists.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Meditation Easy Techniques that Reduce Stress and Relieve Anger, Anxiety & Depression

ISBN #: 9781601389879


$14.95

According to a recent report by HiFX, the United States is the second most stress-ridden country in the world. This book can help. In a simple, step-by-step format, this book helps beginners increase focus and decrease stress through the art of meditation. You will learn what meditation is, why you get stressed out in the first place and how meditation can truly help calm your nerves. You will also learn the answers to common questions: How is meditation different from relaxation, concentration, and self-hypnosis? Which techniques are right for you? This book offers a natural way to ease stress, focus your mind and balance your life.
   

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Every Young Adult's Breakup Survival Guide Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Recovering

ISBN #: 9781601389855


$14.95

Your friends tell you that time heals all wounds, but you wonder what happens if it does not. This guide helps mend your heart and put your life back on track. You will learn the fundamentals of relationships and why yours did not work out. You will get to know what to expect from heartbreak — betrayal, competition, self-attack, and denial — and how to best handle it. With this helpful prescription to heal your heart, you can bring the light back into your life, learn the rules about your ex and moving on gracefully so you can mend the pieces of your broken heart and move on to a brighter and better you.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Dream Interpretation Learn What Your Dreams Mean

ISBN #: 9781601389824


$14.95

This book will tell you everything you need to know to comprehend what your dreams are telling you. You will understand how to interpret some of the most common subjects in dreams, including flying, falling, problems with money, tests and even death. You will learn ways you can create a more dream-friendly bedroom and how to use a journal to track your dreams. This book will also cover paranormal dreams and explain more about extrasensory perception, déjà vu, and out-of-body experiences. Using this book’s A to Z interpretation guide will ensure interpreting your dreams doesn’t turn into a nightmare. We spent hundreds of hours researching what dreams mean to provide you with a comprehensive guide for decoding them. This book contains more than 1,000 symbols and situations that appear most commonly in dreams.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Confidence Simple and Easy Tips to Learn How to Say No When You Usually Say Yes

ISBN #: 9781601389893


$14.95

The urge to say yes to please everyone around you can be overwhelming. But the truth in life is that knowing when to say “No” when you usually say “Yes” is one of the most fundamentally important things you can do for yourself and for your relationships. This book walks everyone who has ever felt uncomfortable denying something to others through the process of recognizing how you truly feel and tapping into your inner self, saying no when necessary and yes only when you truly agree or are willing to do something. By understanding the proper time to say yes, you will quickly learn how to tell the times when it is not okay and you must say no.
   

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The Young Adult's Survival Guide to Communication Learn to Start a Conversation with Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

ISBN #: 9781601389831


$14.95

This book gives you the tools you need to navigate through school, work and personal relationships with confidence and eloquence. Learn how to use personality tests to categorize yourself and use that information to build a communication strategy for yourself. Navigate group communications and learn how to differentiate between taking the spotlight for yourself and letting someone else shine. On the flip side, develop skills for gracefully bowing out of conversations you are not enjoying or that have simply come to an end. Finally, smoothly talk to potential partners on the dating scene with confidence and finesse to let them see the true you. With this book, you can become a successful and confident communicator both in your friendships and on a professional level. Take the power of conversation for yourself and see limitless doors open for you.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Being a Great Waiter or Waitress Everything You Need to Know to Earn Better Tips

ISBN #: 9781601389916


$14.95

Whether it is a summer job, weekend work, or a way to pay for college, the service industry is a great option for earning money. Learn how to become the best waiter/waitress possible with helpful tips about handing problem customers, getting a good turnover rate on your tables and upselling. Countless years of experience have been complied to help you provide the best service possible while working smarter, not harder.
   

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The Young Adult's Job Interview Survival Guide Sample Questions, Situations, and Interview Answers

ISBN #:9781601389909


$14.95

Preparing for interviews in the job market is something seldom learned in classrooms but is overwhelmingly important for long-term success. Learning the skills necessary for getting the job is something you can start now. Learn all the tips and tricks you need in order to land the summer job you’ve had your eye on or to get that camp counselor position you’ve always wanted. Inside, you will find sample questions and possible answers that you can adapt to fit your every need.
   

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The Young Adult's Guide to Flawless Writing Essential Explanations, Examples, and Exercises

ISBN #: 9781601389817


$14.95

The most important skill you can have in any field or subject is the ability to express yourself with eloquence and confidence in writing. The tools and rules needed are simple and easy to remember. Learn everything you need to know to write engaging and informative essays, stories and research papers. Find ways to take the writing skills you have learned in school and apply them to real world tasks, be they work related or personal.