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Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition — as slaves to technology, coarsened by popular culture, and insecure in the face of economic change. The future, they tell us, is dangerously out of control, and unless…

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An Incredible Adventure of the Mind In his provocative and engaging new book, Imagine That!, James Mapes shares the knowledge and experience he has gained in his thirty-plus years as a researcher, speaker, and personal coach. Well-written, engaging, and very accessible, Imagine That! is a guidebook that shows readers how to lead an exceptional life.…

Download Imagine That!, Igniting Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance Free Book

An Incredible Adventure of the Mind In his provocative and engaging new book, “Imagine That!,” James Mapes shares the knowledge and experience he has gained in his thirty-plus years as a researcher, speaker, and personal coach. Well-written, engaging, and very accessible, “Imagine That! “is a guidebook that shows readers how to lead an exceptional life.…

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Habitually Chic is author Heather Clawson’s wildly popular blog about the finer things in life–high fashion, fine art, interior design, and arresting architecture. For “Habitually Chic: Creativity at Work,” Ms. Clawson has narrowed her vision and using the good will generated by her blog has found her way into the workspaces of the world’s foremost…

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What really sets the best managers above the rest? It’s their power to build a cadre of employees who have great inner work lives—consistently positive emotions; strong motivation; and favorable perceptions of the organization, their work, and their colleagues. The worst managers undermine inner work life, often unwittingly. As Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer explain…

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During the 1980s and 1990s, the Resource Institute, headed by Jonathan White, held a series of “floating seminars” aboard a sixty-five-foot schooner featuring leading thinkers and artists from a broad array of disciplines. Over a period of ten years, White conducted interviews with the writers, scientists, environmentalists, and poets who gathered on board to explore…

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the YouTube superstars and creators of Good Mythical Morning comes the ultimate guide to living a “Mythical” life, featuring stories and photos from their lifelong friendship, as well as awesomely illustrated guides, charts, and activities aimed at laughing more, learning more, and never taking yourself too seriously. Thanks for…

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Social movements inspired by powerful ideological beliefs continue to define global and national politics. In Yugoslavia, civil war is justified in the name of religion and ethnic identity. The Arab-Israeli conflict rages on, fuelled on either side by a conviction of indisputable ideological truth. Closer to home, American religious organizations consistently challenge political authority in…