New Release Books by The 30 Minute Expert Series

The 30 Minute Expert Series is the author of The Challenger Sale ... in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson's Critically Acclaimed Book (2013), The Untethered Soul ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Michael A. Singer's Critically Acclaimed Book (2013), Crucial Conversations ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Kerry Patterson's Critically Acclaimed Book (2013), Getting Things Done in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to David Allen's Critically Acclaimed Book (2013) and other 5 books.

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The Challenger Sale ... in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Jul 01, 2013
The Challenger Sale ... in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson's Critically Acclaimed Book
The secret to success is not merely building relationships; it's challenging them. The Challenger Sale ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the important lessons outlined in coauthors Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson's best-selling book, The Challenger Sale. Understand the key ideas of The Challenger Sale in a fraction of the time, using this guide's: Concise synopsis, which examines the principles of The Challenger Sale In-depth analysis of key concepts, such as "Solution Sales" and "Challenging the Core Sales Staff" Practical applications for incorporating the Challenger sales style into your business's sales strategies and marketing techniques Insightful background on coauthors and senior directors for the Corporate Executive Board Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson Extensive recommended reading list and glossary In The Challenger Sale, best-selling authors Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson present the findings of their worldwide investigation into why some salespeople continue to close deals on large accounts even during a global recession. Utilizing the data collected from over ninety companies, the authors discovered that most salespeople fell into one of five categories, the most effective (by far) being the Challenger sales style. More than half of all business sales are made by Challenger salespeople, whose unique strategies--confronting the beliefs of the customer, rejecting the status quo, and pushing the customer out of his comfort zone--prove that relationship building is not as effective a sales tool as sales executives tend to think. The new gold standard in sales, according to the authors, is to help customers think differently about their needs while presenting them with new solutions. An insightful guidebook for both salespeople and their managers, The Challenger Sale provides effective techniques for increasing an organization's customer loyalty, growth, and success. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in exploring a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title, The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation.

The Untethered Soul ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Michael A. Singer's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Jul 01, 2013
The Untethered Soul ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Michael A. Singer's Critically Acclaimed Book
There is only one question that is truly worth asking yourself: Who am I? The Untethered Soul ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the self, consciousness, and the pursuit of unconditional happiness as outlined in Michael A. Singer's best-selling book, The Untethered Soul. Understand the key ideas of The Untethered Soul in a fraction of the time, using this guide's: Concise synopsis, which examines the principles in The Untethered Soul In-depth analysis of key concepts, such as the relationship between consciousness, the psyche, and the "Self" Insightful background on spiritual teacher Michael Singer and the origins of the book Extensive recommended reading list and glossary In The Untethered Soul, Michael Singer relates insight from his many years of practicing yoga and meditation. Utilizing these techniques of mindfulness, Singer provides tools for developing consciousness and discovering the path to enlightenment. Taking readers on a spiritual journey, The Untethered Soul, co-published with the Institute of Noetic Sciences, helps readers divest themselves of an identity based on emotions and thoughts, introduces them to the Self, and demonstrates the freedom that comes from pushing limits and breaking down walls. A handbook for the pursuit of happiness and spiritual awakening, The Untethered Soul reveals a path for letting go of the past, living in the present moment, and embracing universal consciousness. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in exploring a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself.

Crucial Conversations ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Kerry Patterson's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Jun 09, 2013
Crucial Conversations ...in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Kerry Patterson's Critically Acclaimed Book
Crucial Conversations-a revolutionary best seller on communication when stakes are high. Crucial Conversations ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the important lessons outlined in the best-selling book, Crucial Conversations. Understand the key ideas of Crucial Conversations in a fraction of the time, using this guide's: Concise synopsis, which examines the principles of Crucial Conversations In-depth analysis of key concepts, such as "Healthy Dialogue," "Creating Mutual Purpose," and "Crucial Conversations" Insightful background on authors Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler and the origins of the book Extensive glossary, recommended reading list, and bibliography In Crucial Conversations, authors Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler explain how to create meaningful dialogue that leads to productive outcomes. Initially setting out to investigate crucial moments, the authors wanted to identify the key instances when people's behaviors and actions dramatically affected their personal and professional lives. In their research, they learned that most life-changing moments occur around emotionally and politically risky interactions; thus, an individual's success depends on his or her ability to handle crucial conversations when emotions are charged and stakes are high. Relying on years of research and thousands of testimonials, the authors explain how to develop mutual purpose and respect, create an atmosphere of safety, and explore motivations to teach you to have conversations that will improve businesses, relationships, and personal health. Crucial Conversations describes the paths that lead to self-destructive and explosive conversations, provides insight and practices for avoiding them, and illuminates the warning signs that a conversation may devolve. A collaboration of expertise, Crucial Conversations offers practical advice and teaches people the skills they need to handle difficult conversations successfully and achieve maximum results. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in exploring a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.

Getting Things Done in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to David Allen's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Jun 01, 2013
Getting Things Done in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to David Allen's Critically Acclaimed Book
DON'T GET BURIED IN YOUR TO-DO LISTS. Getting Things Done ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding how to increase efficiency and stress-free productivity in all areas of life. Understand the key ideas of Getting Things Done in a fraction of the time, using this guide's: Concise synopsis, which examines the principles of Getting Things Done In-depth analysis of key concepts, such as "Next-Action Thinking" and the "Two-Minute Rule" Practical applications for increasing productivity and reducing stress Insightful background on author David Allen and the origins of the book Extensive glossary, recommended reading list, and bibliography In Getting Things Done, author David Allen encapsulates thirty years of lessons learned from his role as a corporate productivity consultant and coach to major corporations, executive clients, and institutions. Offering practical knowledge on increasing individual and institutional productivity, Allen consolidates his strategies into a how-to manual for those looking to accomplish more in their professional and personal lives. Allen describes in detail how to set up a comprehensive system for dealing with all the mental and physical "stuff," as he calls it, that clutters the mind, living spaces, and workplaces. Identifying basic organizational and cognitive techniques essential to improving time-management skills, Getting Things Done lays out methods for uncluttering the mind and gaining control over all your responsibilities. According to Allen, genuine and exhaustive organization of one's communications, paperwork, information, and commitments leads to an expanded capacity for innovation, creativity, and self-confidence. A guide to mastering workflow, Getting Things Done offers a practical method for eliminating anxiety, minimizing stress, and achieving optimal productivity. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in exploring a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Stephen R. Covey's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: May 01, 2013
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Stephen R. Covey's Critically Acclaimed Book
This book is intended for purchase alongside Stephen R. Covey's original book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Stop blaming other people and circumstances for your problems and start taking personal responsibility. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, one of the most popular management and self-help books of all time, best-selling author Stephen R. Covey inspires people to take a long, hard look at themselves and decide what really matters in life. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People boils down to just one act-character development. Presenting Covey's seven key habits-starting with the habit of taking responsibility for personal reactions to life events-The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People ...in 30 minutes offers: A concise map to understanding the seven habits of highly effective people, including being proactive and thinking win/win Real-world applications for discovering what really matters in your life and embracing the paradigm shift from the Personality Ethic to the Character Ethic Insightful examples of Covey's key concepts A glossary of key terms and recommendations for further reading about taking personal responsibility and setting goals Drawing on academic research, work in the area of perception, and personal experience with his son, Covey's goal in writing The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was to bring about a paradigm shift that would move the reader away from quick fixes, often promoted by self-help and success-oriented books, and toward gaining true power and fulfillment in life. Covey's seven habits provide a path for readers to develop and nurture the personal traits of the Character Ethic-embodied in personal humility, integrity, courage, and patience, as well as in the principle of following the Golden Rule. An indispensible read for anyone who aspires to discover what really matters in life, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People ...in 30 minutes provides the essential ideas behind developing the seven habits and living a more fulfilled life. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes.

To Sell Is Human in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Daniel H. Pink's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Apr 01, 2013
To Sell Is Human in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Daniel H. Pink's Critically Acclaimed Book
We strongly encourage you to purchase Daniel H. Pink's original book, To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. Everyone is in sales. One in nine Americans work in sales, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and according to Daniel H. Pink, best-selling author of To Sell Is Human, so do the other eight. Whether you are selling houses or convincing your child to go to bed, you are in sales. To Sell Is Human ...in 30 Minutes is the indispensable guide to quickly understanding the science of modern sales and persuasion as outlined in Daniel H. Pink's best-selling book, To Sell Is Human. To Sell Is Human ...in 30 Minutes offers: Insightful information about best-selling author Daniel H. Pink Critical reception to the work, highlighting essential arguments by major publications and thought leaders Key concepts from the book, including the new ABC's of sales (Attunement, Buoyancy, and Clarity) and the successors to the elevator pitch Illustrative case studies and stories demonstrating Pink's research in social science Real-world applications for understanding how to better influence, persuade, and move others In To Sell Is Human, Pink draws on social science to redefine the rules of selling, offering thought-provoking insights on how and why the art of the deal has changed. Pink contends that the line between seller and customer has blurred, and everyone, no matter the occupation, spends most of their time selling something-an idea, an agenda, an item-to somebody. A fresh perspective on the art of selling, To Sell Is Human is essential reading for anyone seeking to improve their ability to successfully move others in their professional or personal life. About the 30 Minute Expert Series Offering a concise exploration of a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception, each text in the 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. The 30 Minute Expert Series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original work, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of an important work ...in 30 minutes.

The Fast Diet in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Michael Mosley's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: May 01, 2013
The Fast Diet in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Michael Mosley's Critically Acclaimed Book
Can you imagine losing weight, gaining health, and eating whatever you want five days a week? It is possible with the FastDiet, a scientifically researched diet that is effective, flexible, sustainable, and produces dramatic results quickly. In the international best seller The FastDiet, a follow-up book to the widely popular science documentary entitled "Eat, Fast, and Live Longer," authors Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer, present scientific and anecdotal evidence of the weight loss and other health benefits associated with intermittent fasting, or the 5:2 diet (five days of normal eating and two days of fasting). The FastDiet ...in 30 minutes is an expert guide to the background, crucial arguments, key ideas, and critical feedback of Mosley and Spencer's best-selling book. This companion provides: The FastDiet authors' backgrounds, education, work histories, and credentials Critical reception to the work, including key arguments by major publications and thought leaders Essential concepts from the book, including how Fasting Improves Health and The 5:2 Approach Key takeaways from the author's research and cutting-edge science Suggestions for applying the FastDiet in everyday life Conclusions gleaned from The FastDiet A definition of key terms The FastDiet ...in 30 minutes is not only an introduction to the scientific trials and research of Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer, but an opportunity for readers to understand the origins of their theories and the learn how to incorporate the FastDiet into their own lives. About The FastDiet Released in February 2013, The FastDiet is a guidebook that summarizes the key points made in "Eat, Fast, and Live Longer" and provides the authors' in-depth recommendations on the most sustainable ways to integrate fasting into everyday life. The authors of The FastDiet share mounting medical evidence indicating that fasting on an intermittent basis can have a dramatically positive and far-reaching impact on increased health and a longer life, all while reducing body weight. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title The FastDiet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting.

The Signal and the Noise in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Nate Silver's Critically Acclaimed Book (the 30 Minute Expert Series)

release date: Mar 29, 2013
The Signal and the Noise in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Nate Silver's Critically Acclaimed Book (the 30 Minute Expert Series)
For a complete understanding of Nate Silver's Signal and the Noise, we strongly encourage you to purchase the original book titled The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--But Some Don't by Penguin Publishing Big data has arrived! Whether you're using that data to make a billion-dollar decision to merge two companies or to choose a team to win the World Series, how do you distinguish the signal (the truth) from the noise (our all-too-human impulse to make choices based on personal bias)? In his groundbreaking work The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver brings the complexities of statistics down to earth by using real-life examples of how we all make predictions and why those predictions are often wrong. The Signal and the Noise in 30 Minutes is your expert guide to Nate Silver's main thesis that our decision making is filtered through our personal assumptions and beliefs as opposed to the truth of the data at hand. This concise companion details: * Nate Silver's journey from forecasting Major League Baseball players' performance to predicting the outcome of U.S. presidential elections * Both praise for and critical reactions to his ideas from such noted sources as the New York Review of Books and the Wall Street Journal * Key concepts, including analyzing prediction failures, practicing Bayesian thinking, and expanding self-awareness * Key terms, such as Bayes's theorem, with easy-to-understand definitions and examples * Recommended readings and a bibliography listing additional resources analyzing Silver's work and the phenomenon of big data The Signal and the Noise in 30 Minutes is a timely guide to a topic that affects all our lives. From choosing stocks, to predicting wars, to making personal changes in light of climate change, The Signal and the Noise challenges both nations and individuals to make smarter choices. About the 30 Minute Expert Series Offering a concise exploration of a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception, the 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. More than just a summary, the 30 Minute Expert Series offers detailed analysis, critical presentation of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and a contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as a companion to the original work, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of an important work ... in 30 minutes.

Life Code in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Dr. Phil Mcgraw's Critically Acclaimed Book

release date: Apr 01, 2013
Life Code in 30 Minutes - the Expert Guide to Dr. Phil Mcgraw's Critically Acclaimed Book
Life is unfair. The real question is "What are you going to do about it?" Life Code ...in 30 Minutes is the essential guide to understanding how to "stop being victimized and start being 'victim wise' " as outlined by Dr. Phil in his latest best-selling book Life Code. Presenting Dr. Phil's method for building self-confidence and resilience by constructing a new code to live by, Life Code ...in 30 Minutes offers: Insight to identifying users and abusers, or in Dr. Phil's words BAITERs-individuals who are backstabbers, abusers, imposters, takers, and exploiters, and who are reckless to boot Real-world applications for actualizing Dr. Phil's Life Code concepts, including overcoming self-imposed barriers, setting goals, and standing up for yourself Definitions of key terms and recommendations for further reading about taking personal responsibility for life events, setting goals, dealing with antisocial personalities, and engaging in successful negotiations Life Code is deeply rooted in the personal experiences of best-selling author and television self-help guru Dr. Phil and in his exploration of how people sometimes succeeded in cheating, exploiting, and betraying him over the course of his thirty-five years in private practice as a psychologist. In Life Code, Dr. Phil demarcates a no-whining zone for anyone willing to step onto Dr. Phil's planet and step up to the responsibility of taking on bullies and jerks-the BAITERs who stop at nothing to push their agendas on the pushovers of the world. Dr. Phil's techniques, tactics, and exercises for building self-confidence and resilience offer an advantage to good people in the battle against self-obsessed, destructive, antisocial personalities. An indispensible read for anyone who aspires to take charge of their life, Life Code ...in 30 Minutes provides the essential ideas behind building a new "Life Code" and getting more of what you want in life. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes.
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