Mark J. Ihrig

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Good Leaders Ask Great Questions

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. Questions have literally changed Maxwell's life. In GOOD LEADERS ASK …

Problems swallowing are a big killer, but the treatment can be horrible

Behind your tongue, just a few inches down the back of your throat, lies a dangerous precipice: over one edge it’s a straight shot down your trachea and bronchi and into the lungs, and over the other edge is the esophagus, leading to the acid-filled stomach.<p>If you or anyone you know has ever had …

Medicine

Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior, Second Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Kerry Patterson and Others<p>Hold anyone accountable. Master performance discussions. Get RESULTS.<p>Broken promises, missed deadlines, poor behavior--they don't just make others' lives miserable; they can sap up to 50 percent of organizational performance and account for the vast majority of …

The Longevity Economy

• <b>Author:</b> Joseph F. Coughlin<p><b>Oldness: a social construct at odds with reality that constrains how we live after middle age and stifles business thinking on how to best serve a group of consumers, workers, and innovators that is growing larger and wealthier with every passing day.</b><br>Over the past two …

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Lewis<p>“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”—Kyle Smith, Forbes<br>The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to …

The 5 Levels of Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than "the boss" people follow only because they are required to, you have to master the …

The Fred Factor

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Sanborn<p><b>Seize the chance to be extraordinary.</b><p>Who has made the biggest difference in your life? Whose words and actions have uplifted and motivated you to excel? Chances are it was someone like Fred the Postman -- so outstanding in his service that Mark Sanborn realized this mail carrier …

How the financial crisis affected Millennials, 10 years later

When the financial crisis hit ten years ago, Millennials weren't affected as much as Baby Boomers or Gen Xers were.<p>They didn't lose the bulk of their real estate or stock market value. Most were only teenagers at the time, some as young as eight.<p>Now young adults, many are earning a good living, and …

Retirement

Tribe of Mentors

• <b>Author:</b> Timothy Ferriss<p><b>Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to</b> …

Lincoln On Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> Donald T. Phillips<p>Only ten days before Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office in 1861, the Confederate States of America seceded from the Union, taking Federal agencies, forts, and arsenals within their territory. To make matters worse, Lincoln, who was elected by a plurality of the …

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of <i>Alexander Hamilton</i>, dazzles again with his biography of one of our most compelling generals and presidents: Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow’s evocative portrait of Grant showcases the highs and lows he experienced throughout his life, and provides readers with …

Books

Basic Economics

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas Sowell<p>In this fifth edition of <i>Basic Economics</i>, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively …

Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Burniske & Jack Tatar<p><b>The innovative investor’s guide to an entirely new asset class—from two experts on the cutting edge</b><p>With the rise of bitcoin and blockchain technology, investors can capitalize on the greatest investment opportunity since the Internet. Bitcoin was the first …

The Go-Giver

• <b>Author:</b> Bob Burg & John David Mann<p><b>A new edition with expanded content is available now, “The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea”</b><p><b>An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive”</b><p><i>The Go-Giver</i> tells the story of an …

Find Your Why

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Sinek and Others<p><b>Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do – in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations.</b> <b></b> <b><br>Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek’s powerful insights so that you can</b> …

Million Dollar Habits

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Tracy<p>95% of what people think, feel and do, is determined by habits. Habits are ingrained but not unchangeable—new, positive habits can be learned to replace worn-out, ineffective practices with optimal behaviors that can cause dramatic, immediate benefits to the bottom line.<p>In <i>Million</i> …

The Wealth of Nations

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Smith<p><i>The Wealth of Nations</i> by Adam Smith is a comprehensive look at the economics of the Industrial Revolution. Smith explains the benefits of a free market economy showing the ways in which it makes a more productive society. The book is part of the foundation of classical economics.

H3 Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> Brad Lomenick<p>In his new book H3 LEADERSHIP: Be Humble. Stay Hungry. Always Hustle., Brad Lomenick shares his hard-earned insights from more than two decades of work alongside thought-leaders such as Jim Collins and Malcom Gladwell, Fortune 500 CEOs and start-up entrepreneurs. He categorizes …

The Art of Social Media

• <b>Author:</b> Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick<p>By now it's clear that whether you're promoting a business, a product, or yourself, social media is near the top of what determines your success or failure. And there are countless pundits, authors, and consultants eager to advise you.<p>But there’s no one quite …

Integrity Selling for the 21st Century

• <b>Author:</b> Ron Willingham<p>If you’ve tried manipulative, self-focused selling techniques that demean you and your customer, if you’ve ever wondered if selling could be more than just talking people into buying, then <i>Integrity Selling for the 21st Century</i> is the book for you. Its concept is simple: Only …

The Way of the Seal

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Divine<p>In The Way of the SEAL, ex-Navy Commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience and uncanny intuition. Along the way you'll reaffirm your ultimate purpose, define your most important goals, …

First Sentences For Network Marketing

• <b>Author:</b> Tom "Big Al" Schreiter<p>Start your network marketing prospecting and presentations with first sentences that work.Your network marketing prospects pre-judge you, so manage that judgment in your favor.<p>For many distributors, the hardest part of prospecting and presenting is the first sentence. …

How to Distinguish Between Antifa, White Supremacists, and Black Lives Matter

Navigating the most fraught conversation of the moment requires attention to both means and ends.<p>As protesters clash in occasionally violent street confrontations that spread via online video, provoking emotional conversations that could touch almost anyone on Facebook or Twitter, millions of …

Rights & Freedoms

The Power of Habit

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Duhigg<p><b>OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST</b><p><b>With a new Afterword by the author</b> <b></b><br>In <i>The Power of Habit,</i> Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporterCharles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. …

The Road to Ruin

• <b>Author:</b> James Rickards<p><b>The bestselling author of The Death of Money and Currency Wars reveals the global elites' dark effort to hide a coming catastrophe from investors in The Road to Ruin, now a National Bestseller.</b> <br>A drumbeat is sounding among the global elites. The signs of a worldwide financial …

Leaders Eat Last Deluxe

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Sinek<p><b>The Deluxe Edition of Leaders Eat Last, now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, includes over 30 minutes of exclusive video and 30 minutes of audio of Simon Sinek. The acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better delves deeper</b> …

What Got You Here Won't Get You There

• <b>Author:</b> Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter<p>Whether you are near the top of the ladder or still have a ways to climb, this book serves as an essential guide to help you eliminate your dysfunctions and move to where you want to go.<p>Marshall Goldsmith is an expert at helping global leaders overcome their …