Does the sight of your child's maths homework fill you with dread? Do you look for any excuse when they ask you to explain equations, fractions or multiplication? Maths can often leave children - and parents - perplexed. How to do Maths so Your Children Can Too works through maths topics with a simple step-by-step approach, explaining the new ways of teaching maths that confuse so many parents. This book will show you how to: - Master 'number bonds' and 'number lines' - Divide by 'chunking' - Multiply using 'the grid method' - Work with fractions, percentages and ratios - Understand number and place value Bridging the gap between primary and secondary school - when children often struggle - and packed full of simple, accessible examples, this essential guide will banish your maths phobia and take the pain out of homework time.
How do you give people the room to innovate while retaining focus? How do you allow autonomy while ensuring accountability? How do you deliver over the short term while building for the long term? Above all, how do you work within the limits of business orthodoxy and still deliver a no-nonsense plan for expansive growth? Sometimes radical, yet always applicable, Brick by Brick abounds with real-world lessons for unleashing breakthrough innovation in your organization, just like LEGO. Whether you're a senior executive looking to make your company grow, an entrepreneur building a start-up from scratch, or a fan who wants to instill some of that LEGO magic in your career, you'll learn how to build your own innovation advantage, brick by brick.
This Straightforward Portfolio helps you to keep your own personal record of the work you do during your English course. It also helps you to think about how you learn and to assess your progress. The Straightforward Portfolio includes: your Language Passport; your Learning Diary; suggestions for your English Dossier; 'can do' checklists; self-assessment forms and questionnaires.
Do you need to maximize your time? Do you want to minimize your clutter and chaos at work? Do your days need restructuring? "Time Management" shows you how to declutter your life by recording, monitoring and improving your use of time - and helps you to cut down on stress, achieve your goals, improve your performance at work and free up more time for your personal needs. It contains practical advice on prioritizing, planning your time, reducing paperwork, handling phone calls, delegating, training staff... and learning to say "no"! Формат: 13 см x 19,5 см.
Is your life how you imagined it would be, or is the reality more stressful than you planned? Do you put yourself under too much pressure to succeed? Are you struggling to find time for the things, and people, you love? It doesn't have to be this way. Anything is possible when you stop trying to do everything at the same time. This life changing book gives you the tools to ditch your to-do list and follow your dreams. It will be your essential guide to doing what you love - and letting go of the rest.
Your Business Won???t Change Until You Do Has your business stalled, got stuck or gone stale? Do you want more life and more profit? This book shows you that the best way to grow your business and reach the next level of performance is to first grow your
Finding it, refining it, loving it, and actually getting out there and doing it Don't waste your life not doing something you aren't brilliant at, not setting the world on fire with your ideas, your thinking, your inventions, your words – it doesn't matter how you do your Thing, what matters is that you DO IT! And how about turning that Thing into your business too? Lucy Whittington is on a mission – she wants everyone in the world to do what they're brilliant at and not just what they're 'good' at. Having done what she was 'good' at for a long time (marketing), and getting overqualified with an MBA, Lucy realized that her 'Thing' was finding other people's Thing and helping them turn it into a great business that they love. In this book, Lucy uses her proven five-step process to help even more people find what they are brilliant at. Find out what you should be doing and how to make a living from it Take advantage of Lucy's expertise and follow her five-step process for success Be inspired and gain real practical advice Receive guidance on taking your new business to the next level by creating your «Star Plan» Become famous for what you do Imagine being so gifted that the work you are paid to do comes as naturally as breathing, and is so enjoyable that you would do it for free. It can happen. You're gifted at something, and that something is marketable. You can put yourself on the path to your ideal life, but first you have to Find Your Thing.
You have to do it… you might as well enjoy it No one likes a pushy, smarmy salesman – no one wants to be that guy … but most of us need to sell to some extent. How else can we get any business? We all have to do it now, whether we're lawyers, accountants or start-ups. But don't despair – there's no need to go on some cringey sales training day. How to be Great at the Stuff You Hate shows you how to develop all the skills you need to sell yourself, your business and your ideas. So ditch the dread, forget the fear and start enjoying yourself! Selling isn't something you 'do' to people, it's not some dark art practised by pushy and manipulative people – it's a process, it's a relationship … it's fun! All you need to do is cut the crap, be yourself and win some business. How to be Great at the Stuff You Hate shows you how to: Pull together a target list – who do you want to approach and do business with? Connect with those people – writing letters/emails Master meeting and networking – conquering small talk! Follow up once you’ve chatted to someoneAsk for what you want
Do you struggle to remember people's names at social events or business networking meetings? How often do you forget where you left your keys or your phone? Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why? A leading memory expert, Phil Chambers shows you how to make these lapses a thing of the past. With how to: train your memory, find out how to have facts and figures at your fingertips. Give speeches from memory, remember all your passwords, rapidly learn foreign language vocabulary and make studying easier, more rewarding and fun. Written in simple step-by-step fashion, with lots of exercises and examples, you will be guided from absent-mindedness to memory mastery.
Ever wondered . . . Why are slugs so slimy? Why does your skin go wrinkly in the bath? How clever is your right foot? What is the best thing to do if you fall into quicksand? And do igloos have loos? Mitchell Symons knows the answers . . . and now you will too!
This is Your Complete Manual of Digital Marketing Magic. How do you stay out in from when everything’s moving so fast? The internet and social media have changed how we do our jobs beyond recognition. Sometimes it’s exciting; other times it’s just frightening. Online Marketing has all the answers. Murray Newlands tells you everything you need to know; how to do it; how to do it even better; and what the future might hold. With this book you’ll get closer to your customers, increase conversions, learn more about the tools, understand digital brands, and become better networked. What more could you want?
Do you want your light and music turned on automatically every morning to wake you up and your coffee machine cooked a cup of coffee for you automatically? Do you want to turn on your home security camera to check your home or just switch on your home washing machine while you are working in the office? Do you want to turn on your water heater or your air conditioner one hour before you arrived home so that you can enjoy shower or get warm/cool immediately? Do you want to control your home with your phone anytime anywhere you want? Smart Socket help you do it!
If you’ve dreamed about having a customized multimedia PC or one tricked out for your favorite games, build your own and make your dreams come true! Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies makes it easy. Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you: What tools you need (not as many as you might think!) All about operating systems How to install CD and DVD drives The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish How to connect a monitor and install a modem All about setting up and configuring the hard drive Secrets for securing your system, and more Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Honor Your Anger is a clearly written, insightful look at a topic that concerns everyone. You can indeed learn to understand and manage your anger, and this book will show you how." –Robert Epstein, Ph.D., West Coast Editor, Psychology Today, Director Emeritus, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, University Research Professor, California School of Professional Psychology «A critical first step for people who have trouble getting in touch with their anger and expressing it in direct and appropriate ways.» –Virginia Williams, Ph.D., coauthor of Anger Kills and Lifeskills Do you act out your anger in destructive or underhanded ways? Or do you suppress your anger and turn other people's abuse and criticism against yourself? Anger is a normal, healthy emotion. But if it's channeled in negative directions, anger can do real damage to you and your loved ones. In this provocative, healing book, psychotherapist Beverly Engel explains why your personal anger style may be hurting your relationships, your career, and yourself. She then shows you step by step how to transform a negative anger style into a positive one. Once you've discovered how to express your anger in healthy ways, you'll find that anger can empower you, motivate you to make important changes, and help you gain a sense of control over your life.
It's time to get paid what you're truly worth Although you may not realise it, the knowledge and knowhow you have acquired in your life to date is a truly marketable asset. You've made valuable distinctions because of your passions and have unique empathy and understanding because of your pains. Through this book you will come to understand how other people are ready and willing to pay you money to know what you already know and to do what you can already do. You don’t need to be qualified, certified or have letters after your name. Your qualification to do this work is your life experiences, your passion for helping others and your determination to make a difference. Andy Harrington has worked with Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Brian Tracy, Bob Proctor and even Former President of the United States Bill Clinton, and through this book he will show you how to find and shape the message inside of you, and importantly, in such a way that you get paid for sharing your advice. You will also discover how to: Position yourself as an expert so you are seen as an authority. Prepare your advice so it's easy for others to follow. Package your knowledge into programs, workshops, and books. Promote yourself intelligently so you get paid what you are really worth. Perform like a professional with confidence, congruency and charisma. In his debut book Andy shows you how to harness your experiences and turn them into advice for others whilst becoming a person of influence, impact and inspiration. “You have incredible untapped potential – residing within yourself – in your own talents and abilities. This book shows you how to achieve all your goals by focusing on making a difference with what you already have.” Brian Tracy, Brian Tracy International
Praise for The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything "In this book, Suzanne has a lot to teach you. You will hear her amazing story of how she went from a secretarial job that was neither personally or professionally fulfilling to being on the
• Is Uni right for you – and which subject and Uni would suit you best? • What do Unis look for - and how can you impress them in your application? • And how do students survive at Uni? How do they end up where they should be, fed and watered, with money in their pockets? You2Uni is the ideal book for those thinking about going to university after school or college. Through illustrations of student life and practical activities and discussion points, You2Uni helps you to make informed decisions about what is right for you, improve your academic skills, and develop skills for independent everyday life. It covers every aspect of transition to university life, from choosing a subject to managing your money, and from writing essays to looking after yourself.
An honest, sharp-witted, practical guide to help you get and keep the job you want—from an outsider whose been there and done it, a woman who went from being a broke, divorced, college dropout to running some of the biggest websites in the world. Jennifer Romolini started her career as an awkward twenty-seven-year-old misfit, navigated her way through New York media and became a boss—an editor-in-chief, an editorial director, and a vice president—all within little more than a decade. Her book, Weird In A World That’s Not, asserts that being outside-the-norm and achieving real, high-level success are not mutually exclusive, even if the perception of the business world often seems otherwise, even if it seems like only office-politicking extroverts are set up for reward. Part career memoir, part real-world guide, Weird in a World That’s Not offers relatable advice on how to achieve your dreams, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Romolini helps you face down your fears, find a career that’s right for you, and get and keep a job. She tackles practical issues and offers empathetic, clear-cut answers to important questions: * How do I navigate the awkwardness of networking? * How do I deal with intense office politics? * How do I leave my crappy job? * How do I learn how to be a boss not just a #boss? * And, most importantly: How do I do all this and stay true to who I really am? Authentic, funny, and moving, Weird in a World That’s Not will help you tap into your inner tenacity and find your path, no matter how offbeat you are.
Praise for SURVIVING YOUR SERENGETI «One of a kind. You'll actually know more about yourself after you read this book.»—KEN BLANCHARD coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Leading at a Higher Level «Beautifully illustrates nature's basic survival strategies—and how they help you create a sense of meaning and purpose.»—SUSAN SCOTT New York Times bestselling coauthor of Fierce Conversations 7 Questions This Book Tackles 1. Are you experiencing a challenge that you wish to overcome? 2. Do you want to discover your hidden survival skills? 3. Do you have a goal you have yet to achieve? 4. Would you like to discover your instinctive strengths? 5. Can you benefit from problem-solving thinking? 6. Do you know someone who has potential to excel? 7. Are you looking for a positive message to share?
It's simple: if you want to interact deeply with Mac OS X, Linux, and other Unix-like systems, you need to know how to work with the Bash shell. This concise little book puts all of the essential information about Bash right at your fingertips.You'll quickly find answers to the annoying questions that generally come up when you're writing shell scripts: What characters do you need to quote? How do you get variable substitution to do exactly what you want? How do you use arrays? Updated for Bash version 4.4, this book has the answers to these and other problems in a format that makes browsing quick and easy.
Little Genius is here to tell you all about the amazing things on the front of your head called your eyes! Have you ever wondered what an eye would look like if you cut it in half? Why do some creatures have eyes on their side of their head? What do you do when your eyes don't work? Have you ever tried to do tricks with your eyes? Well, Little Genius has the answers . . .
If you are puzzled by other people or want to improve the impression you give, knowing about body language could be the key. In this book you’ll discover how the body reveals what people really mean and how you can use your body and your expressions to improve your self-image to others. It explores why we give the signals we do, how to read the most common expressions and goes on to show how you can use your new understanding of body language for success at work, in relationships and in your communication. Actions really do speak louder than words!
George Buckley & Sumeet Desai: What You Need To Know About Economics Economics Matters. But with confusing things like GDP and interest rates, it’s often hard to get you head around. So What do you really need to know about economics? Find out: What economic growth is and why it matters How inflation happens How jobs are created and lost How the property market works What central banks do and how it affects the rest of us The impact of government spending on the economy What You Need to Know About Economics cuts through the theory to help you to do your job and understand the world around you better. Read More in the What You Need to Know Series and Ger Up to Speed on The Essentials… Fast.
With an iPAQ in your pocket, you have a whole world of technology literally at your fingertips. The iPAQ is not only a PDA, it’s also a Pocket PC. You can do almost anything on your iPAQ that you can do at home on your desktop computer—if you know how to use all its really cool features. And there are so many of them! iPAQ For Dummies boils down all this complicated, amazing technology into understandable pieces. Whether you’ve never used a Pocket PC before or you’re just new to the iPAQ, this handy guide will help you Navigate the iPAQ interface Use the address book and calendar Schedule appointments Sync your iPAQ with your desktop Back up your files Create pocket spreadsheets, and more At the heart of iPAQ’s power is the new Windows Mobile 2003 operating system, with its improved security and network support, better Web browsing, and smoother synchronization for e-mail, calendars, and contacts. iPAQ For Dummies shows you how to use that power to Use the menus, change your screen settings, and establish a password Enter information into your iPAQ in various ways Surf the Web, read e-mail and e-books, and download music Create documents and spreadsheets with the pocket versions of Word, Excel, and Money Manage your calendar, contacts, and “to do” list Entertain yourself with games while you wait for that appointment Edit and display photos on your iPAQ, and much more You can even connect a GPS and all sorts of other cool add-ons to your iPAQ. iPAQ For Dummies tells you the best choices, what they do, and how to use them. With an iPAQ in one hand and this book in the other, you’ll be able to do things you never thought possible.
Do you know how to handle a zit emergency? What your hormones are all about? Or which planet boys come from, and how to get there? You do now! This sassy guide for girls is full of useful advice, hilarious facts, and vital tips, from the brilliant and much-loved author, Jeanne Willis. Don’t grow up without it!
Stand out in a sea of «average» and start achieving your goals Success is not only a matter of what you know and who you know, it's also a matter of who knows you; by becoming a trusted contact and a source of answers, your influence expands – and so do your opportunities. This book will show you how to build influence from the ground up. You might already know that communication is key, but do you understand how different people communicate and how you should respond? Discover the power of networking and gain valuable advice for building the right relationships with the right people – and how to leverage those relationships where it counts. Influence is a powerful asset based on a simple concept, but the actual skills required to achieve it don't come naturally to most. However skills can be learned and this book provides expert instruction with real-world application to help you get to where you want to be. Master the art of communication and build rapport Raise your profile and manage your reputation Develop strategic relationships and grow your network Become the trusted go-to person in your field If you're ready to get more out of your job, your career and your life, Influence gives you the guidance and motivation you need to get moving.
Stand out in a sea of "average" and start achieving your goals Success is not only a matter of what you know and who you know, it's also a matter of who knows you; by becoming a trusted contact and a source of answers, your influence expands – and so do your opportunities. This book will show you how to build influence from the ground up. You might already know that communication is key, but do you understand how different people communicate and how you should respond? Discover the power of networking and gain valuable advice for building the right relationships with the right people – and how to leverage those relationships where it counts. Influence is a powerful asset based on a simple concept, but the actual skills required to achieve it don't come naturally to most. However skills can be learned and this book provides expert instruction with real-world application to help you get to where you want to be. Master the art of communication and build rapport Raise your profile and manage your reputation Develop strategic relationships and grow your network Become the trusted go-to person in your field If you're ready to get more out of your job, your career and your life, Influence gives you the guidance and motivation you need to get moving.
Do you suspect a downsizing outbreak at your company? Do you wonder why you ever made the choices you're stuck with? Whether the culprit is corporate upheaval or gnawing discontent, you will likely face a hard fact at some point in your life: the need for career change. Marti Smye, Ph.D., gives you targeted tools to take charge of change - and match your strengths, your beliefs, and life's realities to your dreams. A corporate change management specialist, Smye shows how to apply the secrets of cutting-edge organizations to your own career and life. With quizzes and checklists at every step, you'll learn how to take inventory, invest in yourself, create your own "board of directors," develop a realistic, flexible business plan - and soar to new heights as the CEO of "You, Inc."