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The introverted leader : building on your quiet strength
Kahnweiler, Jennifer B
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2013
Introduction: what is an introverted leader? -- Four key challenges -- Unlocking success : the 4 P's process -- Strengths and soft spots -- Public speaking -- Managing and leading -- Heading up projects -- Managing up -- The meeting game -- Building relationships -- Wins from using the 4 P's process -- What's next? Moving toward success.
Feldberg BF637.L4 K27 2013
You, unstuck : you are the solution to your greatest problem
Smith, Seth Adam
Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., a BK Life Book, 2015
"All of us feel trapped, stuck, or unable to move forward in life at some point. What is it that's holding us back? According to Seth Adam Smith, it's who, not what. Ultimately, the greatest obstacle to achieving your full potential is you. But you are also the solution to your greatest problem. This book combats a destructive mind-set that we all sometimes fall into: I can't change. I am the victim of my circumstances, and I am confined by my personal limitations. This philosophy, though intangible, destroys more dreams and limits more lives than any actual, physical obstacle. To show us how to overcome this philosophy of fear, Smith draws on literature, history, and his personal experiences with chronic depression, as well as encounters with remarkable "ordinary" people who've embraced a different philosophy: the belief that we possess the power to lift ourselves out of the abyss and into the light"--Back cover.
Feldberg BF637.S4 S65 2015
The genius of opposites : how introverts and extroverts achieve extraordinary results together
Kahnweiler, Jennifer B
Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 
Introduction: a deceptively easy but highly delicate balancing act -- Who are these unlikely duos? -- How to mix oil and water; the genius of opposites process and quiz -- Accept the alien -- Bring on the battles -- Cast the character -- Destroy the dislike -- Each can't offer everything -- Keep your eye on the results.
Feldberg BF637.I48 K34 2016
Emotions and the body
Gelder, Beatrice de, 1944-
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Introduction -- Why bodies? -- Face perception and its context -- Measuring emotions: measuring the impossible? -- Seeing actions: understanding intentions and feeling emotions -- The functional brain basis of bodily expressions -- Conscious and unconscious emotion traffic -- The time course of emotional body perception -- Gender, culture, and context differences in the recognition of bodily expressions -- Body consciousness, body perception deficits, and virtual bodies -- Interactions, or why it takes more than one to tango.
"The face has long been considered the gateway to understanding human emotion and cognition. Body language is an equally powerful means of communication, however. Although faces and bodies can express themselves in many similar ways, examining their differences may be the best way to learn how bodies communicate. Exploring the body's role in perceiving and expressing emotion has opened broad new avenues for research in cognitive neuroscience. Emotions and the Body discusses the neural basis and temporal processing signatures of emotional body language by drawing on state-of-the-art research in the neuropsychology of emotional face and body disorders. Beatrice de Gelder explores a range of fascinating questions such as: How do facial and bodily expressions interact? What role does emotional body language play in social interaction? If body language is perceived even with limited attention and reduced visual awareness, as studies with patients have shown, then what is the nature of emotional experience, and how is awareness affected? Are some cultures less expressive in their body language? And are there notable gender and cultural differences in emotional body language, as is the case for facial expressions? Research on emotional body language shows that emotions are tools for adaptive action, and that they allow us to predict interactions with real, imagined, and virtual others. These data prompt de Gelder to consider virtual bodies as well as physical ones, including avatars and robots. The wide-ranging implications of her study will appeal especially to scholars and students of cognitive neuroscience, but also to those working in such related fields as information and communication technology, computer science, animation, and robotics"--
Baker Berry BF511 .G45 2016
Artes maleficorum : brujas, magos y demonios en el Siglo de Oro
Zamora Calvo, María Jesús
Barcelona : Calambur, 2016
This book is an exhaustive compendium of the occult knowledge and science that permeated golden age Spain and differentiated it from the rest of Europe.
Baker Berry BF1584.S7 Z36 2016
Think like an artist : and lead a more creative, productive life
Gompertz, Will, 1965-
New York : Abrams Image, 2016
Preface -- Introduction -- Artists are enterprising: Andy Warhol, Vincent van Gogh, Theaster Gates -- Artists don't fail: Bridget Riley, Roy Lichtenstein, David Ogilvy -- Artists are seriously curious: Marina Abramović, Gilbert & George, Caravaggio -- Artists steal: Picasso -- Artists are skeptics: J.J. Abrams, Piero della Francesca -- Artists think big picture and fine detail: Luc Tuymans, Johannes Vermeer -- Artists have a point of view: Peter Doig, Rembrandt, Kerry James Marshall -- Artists are brave: Michelangelo, Ai Weiwei -- Artists pause for thought: David Hockney, Marcel Duchamp -- All schools should be art schools: Bob and Roberta Smith -- A final thought.
"From international bestselling author Will Gompertz, Think Like an Artist is a guide to increasing creativity and productivity with help from some of the greatest artists throughout history. How do artists think? Where does their creativity originate? How can we, too, learn to be more creative? BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz seeks answers to these questions in his exuberant, intelligent, witty, and thought-provoking style. Think Like an Artist identifies 10 key lessons on creativity from artists that range from Caravaggio to Warhol, Da Vinci to Ai Weiwei, and profiles leading contemporary figures in the arts who are putting these skills to use today. After getting up close and personal with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers, Gompertz has discovered traits that are common to them all. He outlines basic practices and processes that allow your talents to flourish and enable you to embrace your inner Picasso -- no matter what you do for a living. With wisdom, inspiration, and advice from an author named one of the 50 most original thinkers in the world by Creativity magazine, Think Like an Artist is an illuminating view into the habits that make people successful. It's time to get inspired and think like an artist! Includes a full-color pull-out insert featuring works of art discussed."--provided by Amazon.com.
Baker Berry BF408 .G594 2016
Laterality : exploring the enigma of left -handedness
Amsterdam : Elsevier Academic Press, 
Everybody's right, so what's left? -- Left in the genes -- Who's left in the family? -- Left-handers and the right mind -- Left with raging hormones -- Left to die -- Left in a right-handed world -- Geography, history, and the left hand -- Disorders, diseases, and life on the left -- Life on the left : not bad after all -- More than a left hand -- Leftovers.
Baker Berry BF637.L36 P67 2016
Philosophy and connectionist theory
cedited by William Ramsey (University of Notre Dame), Stephen P. Stich (Rutgers University), David E. Rumelhart (Stanford University)
London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Baker Berry BF444 .P45 2015
The book of Abramelin : a new translation
Abraham ben Simeon, of Worms, active 15th century
Lake Worth, FL : Ibis Press, 2015
MAGIC, ALCHEMY & HERMETIC THOUGHT. This is a new and expanded second edition of THE BOOK OF ABRAMELIN, a modern classic of Magic since it was first published in English by Ibis Press in 2006. The new material includes copious footnotes and an extensive index. This is the first modern translation of this critical magical work since S.L. Macgregor Mathers's original translation over 100 years ago. Not only is the language updated, but Georg Dehn, the compiler and editor, has sourced his work from all extant manuscripts, whereas Mathers used just one. The result is a stunning new translation, which has already set the occult world abuzz. It includes voluminous important material left out of Mathers' work, including an entire Part 2 filled with magical recipes, important distinctions in the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel ritual and completes word grids that had been left half-completed by Mathers.
Baker Berry BF1608 .A27 2015
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