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In my new eBook, 365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children.
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• Author: Robert Steven Kaplan How do you create your own definition of success—and reach your unique potential? Building a fulfilling life and career can be a daunting challenge. It takes courage and
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• Author: Jon Gordon & Ken Blanchard The Energy Bus, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work
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• Author: Jim Collins The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered
• Author: Chip Heath & Dan Heath Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives: how to make better decisions.
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• Author: John P. Kotter The international bestsellernow with a new preface by author John Kotter. Millions worldwide have read and embraced John Kotter’s ideas on change management and leadership. From
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