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Think For Yourself

Author : Steve Hindes
ISBN : 1555915396
Genre : Philosophy
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Looks at the importance of properly reading, listening, analyzing, and synthesizing information on controversial topics to improve critical thinking skills and decision making ability.
Category: Philosophy

Working For Yourself

Author : Stephen Fishman
ISBN : 9781413323696
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 83.62 MB
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This one-of-a-kind book includes all the legal and tax information an independent contractor need to start and run a successful freelance or consulting business.
Category: Business & Economics

Make Time For Yourself

Author : 50MINUTES.COM,
ISBN : 9782808000567
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 21.35 MB
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Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about making time for yourself with this straightforward guide. In our hectic 21st-century lives, it often seems that we can never find any time for ourselves. Between work, responsibilities, friends and housework, you may think that you simply cannot afford the time to unwind and relax. Do not fall into this trap! This guide will show not only why you need to take a break every once in a while, but also how this will have a positive effect on your productivity. In just 50 minutes you will be able to: • Understand the effects of trying to cram too much into one day • Learn how lack of organisation can affect your priorities and objectives • Put your own wellbeing before that of others when necessary ABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | HEALTH AND WELLBEING The Health and Wellbeing series from the 50Minutes collection is perfect for anyone looking to be healthier and happier in their personal life. Our guides cover a range of topics, from social anxiety to getting ready for a new baby, and provide simple, practical advice and suggestions to allow you to reduce stress, strengthen your relationships and increase your wellbeing.
Category: Self-Help

Speaking For Yourself

Author : Robert Barrass
ISBN : 9781134182602
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.16 MB
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As a student, and in any profession based on your studies, you need good oral communication skills. It is therefore extremely important to develop your ability to converse, to discuss, to argue persuasively, and to speak in public. Speaking for Yourself provides clear, straightforward advice that will help you: be a good listener express yourself clearly and persuasively contribute effectively to discussions prepare talks or presentations prepare effective visual aids deliver effective presentations perform well in interviews. In short, it will help you to express your thoughts clearly and persuasively – helping to achieve your short and medium-term goals as a student and your career goals.
Category: Education

Question Authority Think For Yourself

Author : Beverly A. Potter
ISBN : 9781579511630
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 83.49 MB
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We have freedom of speech but we’re afraid to speak. Our lives have become subjected to PC tyranny—a constant fear of “offending” someone. We think that we are independent and that it is the other guy who is influenced, brainwashed, duped, persuaded. We feel like we think for ourselves. How can we “feel” otherwise? There’s no way to know because countless influences and interactions have molded us. We’re members of various groups—circles of friends, family, professional groups, hobby group, and workplace groups. Groups have a way of developing a view that it imposes with a kind of group-think. We want to belong, to be liked and included so go along and get along. We don’t make waves by questioning. If we have a different view, we keep it to ourselves. Why rock the boat? Thinking for yourself is not so easy. When encountering an argument to a long held opinion or a wild idea, we use critical thinking to evaluate it, as we were taught to do in school. The problem is that critical thinking is critical. It focuses our thinking on the negative—what doesn’t work, what’s wrong with the idea—and encourages my-side thinking where we evaluate evidence in a way that favors our beliefs and entraps us into closed-mindedness. Thinking for yourself requires open-mindedness. Open-mindedness is being receptive and, when the issue is important, calls for actively searching for evidence against your beliefs. Thinking is not driven by answers but by questions. Every intellectual field is born out of a cluster of questions to which answers are needed. Had no questions been asked by those who laid the foundation for a field — for example, Physics or Biology — the field would never have been developed. We define tasks, express problems and delineate issues with questions. Answers signal an end point and stop thought, except when an answer generates a further question. Timothy Leary said, ”to think for yourself you must question authority”. To think, you must question. To think through or rethink anything, one must ask questions that stimulate thought. The quality of your questions determines the quality of your thinking. Thinking begins within some content when questions are generated. No questions equals no understanding. To engage in thinking through your content you must stimulate your thinking with questions that lead to further questions. Our own opinions is one authority we should frequently question. Times change. We change. Perspectives and values change. Book explores how opinions and values we held in the past need periodic evaluation and challenge. Independent thinkers evolve and need to shed the shackles of old views and opinions. Ridicule is the strongest weapon for pressing us to conform. It is a kind of bait that if you go for it will entrap you in an argument you can’t win and leave you looking ridiculous and deflated. Question Authority; Think for Yourself offers techniques, with examples, of how to deflect attacks, side-tracks, and put-downs. If you’ve bitten your tongue and later wished you’d spoken up and not been cowed into silence by a mocking co-worker when you revealed a “politically incorrect” viewpoint, you’ll find much of interest in Question Authority; Think for Yourself .
Category: Psychology

Succeed For Yourself

Author : Richard Denny
ISBN : 9780749458683
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84.21 MB
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In Succeed for Yourself, Richard Denny shows how you can transform your individual dream of success into reality. Crammed with common-sense advice and inspiring ideas, Succeed for Yourself will take you on a journey of self-discovery that will help you seize your self-belief, set goals and achieve them, overcome setbacks and rejection, become highly motivated and find happiness at home and at work. Richard Denny believes that everybody has the potential within them for achieving success, wealth and happiness. The power of his message resonates with people from all walks of life, and Succeed for Yourself gives you the opportunity to put his ideas into practice.
Category: Business & Economics

Decide For Yourself

Author : Norman Geisler
ISBN : 9781592447831
Genre : Religion
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What is the origin of the Bible? To what extent is it inspired? Does inspiration preclude the possibility of error? These and other questions about the Bible are considered in the author's presentation of both the Bible's statements about itself and the thoughts of various theologians throughout the history of the church. Dr. Geisler presents this material with a minimum of editorial comment, encouraging the reader to decide for himself. Chapter titles are: - The Bible's View of the Bible - The Early Fathers' View of the Bible - The Medieval Fathers' View of the Bible - The Reformers' View of the Bible - The Orthodox View of the Bible - The Liberal View of the Bible - A Fundamentalist View of the Bible - The Neoorthodox View of the Bible - The Liberal-Evangelical View of the Bible - The Neoevangelical View of the Bible
Category: Religion

Speak For Yourself

Author : Harry Key
ISBN : 9780273788850
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 66.53 MB
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If you think that talking is easy, think again! Why? Because, whether at a meeting at work or a dinner party at home, what you’re saying and how you’re saying it matters. It can open doors - or close them; it can make you friends - or lose them; it can get you noticed - or forgotten. Wish you were a raconteur? Or a brilliant public speaker? Maybe you just want to be more confident, clever, persuasive or provocative in everyday conversations. Whatever you want, with some simple, fun and effective techniques Speak for Yourself will help you master: Your voice – make an impact and be heard by changing how you breathe and speak Your words – grab and hold attention with the power of storytelling and active listening Your style – get the most from conversations, presentations and meetings Speak for Yourself is packed with winning ways to help you walk, talk and interact with others while exuding confidence and calm. It’ll get you noticed and leave them wanting more.
Category: Business & Economics

Working For Yourself

Author : Jonathan Reuvid
ISBN : 9780749457532
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 48.20 MB
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Although it can be a daunting prospect, the idea of working for yourself is gaining popularity. This revised edition of a best-selling guide addresses the common pitfalls and answers every question an entrepreneur might have about self-employment. Fully updated to include new 2009 Budget changes, it deals with the full range of issues that need to be considered, including: business planning, raising finance, tax and legal issues, keeping accounts, and planning for growth. Including useful contact addresses and websites, Working for Yourself is essential reading for anyone looking to take the plunge and go it alone.
Category: Business & Economics