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Suggested References

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Business Writing

English the Easy Way
... by Norman Schacter
The American Heritage Dictionary
To the Letter: A Handbook of Model Letters for the Busy Executive
.... by Dianna Booher
Basic English Review
... by Karen Schneiter Williams

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Career Planning

What Color Is Your Parachute?
2017: A Practical Manual For Job Hunters And Career Changers

...by Richard N. Bolles
Out of Uniform: Your Successful Military-To-Civilian Career Transition
...by Tom Wolf

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Passages in Caregiving
...by Gail Sheehy
Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions
...by Paul and Lori Hogan
Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends, and Caregivers
...by Daniel Huhn, MSW

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How to Talk to Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere
... by Larry King
Genderflex: Men & Woman Speaking Each Other's Language at Work
....by Judith Tingley
Difficult Conversations
... by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion
... by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

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Conflict Resolution/Negotiation

Getting Past No
... by William Ury
The Power of Ethical Persuasion
... by Tom Rusk, M.D.
Getting to Yes
... by Roger Fisher and William Ury
The Five Languages of Apology: How to Experience Healing in All Your Relationships
...by Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas
Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate
... by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro
Negotiating the Nonnegotiable
... by Daniel Shapiro
Negotiation Genius
... by Deejak Malholtra and Max H. Bazerman
Never Split the Difference
... by Chris Voss

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Coping With Difficult People

Thank You for Being Such a Pain
... by Mark I. Rose

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Dealing With Chronic Pain

The War on Pain
...by Scott Fishman, M.D., and Lisa Berger
Managing Pain Before It Manages YouRevised Edition
...by Margaret A. Caudill, M.D., Ph.D.
The Pain Chronicles
...by Melanie Thernstrom
The Body Broken
...by Lynne Greenberg

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Divorce Recovery

Spiritual Divorce: Divorce As a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life
... by Debbie Ford
The New Creative Divorce:
How to Create a Happier, More Rewarding Life During - and After - Your Divorce
... by Mel Krantzler, Ph.D. and Pat Krantzler, M.A.
Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends
... by Dr. Bruce Fisher and Dr. Robert E. Alberti
Splitopia: Dispatches from Today's Good Divorce and How to Part Well
... by Wendy Paris
Love Smart: Find the One You Want-Fix the One You Get
... by Phil McGraw

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence at Work
...by Daniel Goleman
Primal Leadership
... by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
... by Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, and Patrick M. Lencioni
The Emotional Intelligence Quickbook
...by Dr. Jean Greaves
Executive EQ
... by Robert K. Cooper, Ph.D

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Generational Mix

Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage Generation Y
...by Bruce Tulgan
The 27 Challenges Managers Face

...by Bruce Tulgan
Bridging the Soft Skills Gap
...by Bruce Tulgan
Generations at Work

...by Ron Zemke, Claire Raines, and Bob Filipczak
Managing the Generation Mix
...by Carolyn Martin, Ph.D. and Bruce Tulgan
Managing Generation Y
...by Carolyn Martin, Ph.D. and Bruce Tulgan
The Defining Decade:
Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now
...by Meg Jay, Ph.D.
Motivating the "What's in It for Me" Workforce:
Manage Across the Generational Divide and Increase Profits
...by Cam Marston

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Finding Your Way When Your Spouse Dies
...by Marta Felber
I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye
...by Brook Noel and Pamela Blair
How to Survive the Loss of a Love
...by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, and Melba Cosgrove
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief
...by Martha Whitmore Hickman

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The Unmistakable Touch of Grace:
How to Recognize and Respond to the Spiritual Signposts in Your Life
...by Cheryl Richardson
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
You Can Be Happy No Matter What
... by Richard Carlson
The Art of Happiness
... by The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
Wake-Up Calls
... by Joan Lunden
When Bad Things Happen to Good People
How Good Do We Have to Be?
Living a Life That Matters
The Lord Is My Shepherd: Healing Wisdom of the Twenty-Third Psalm
... by Harold S. Kushner
Unsinkable: How to Bounce Back Quickly When Life Knocks You Down
...by Sonia Ricotti
If My Heart Could Talk
...by Dodie Osteen
You'll Get Through This
...by Max Lucado
Guideposts Magazine
Daily Guideposts

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Life Strategies

The Gifts of Imperfection
I Thought It Was Just Me
Daring Greatly
Rising Strong

Braving the Wilderness
... by Brené Brown
Take Time for Your Life
Stand Up for Your Life
The Art of Extreme Self-Care: Transform Your Life One Month at a Time
... by Cheryl Richardson
Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World
Life Strategies
Self Matters
... by Dr. Phil McGraw
Success Is a Choice
... by Rick Pitino
The Biology of Success
... by Robert Arnot, M.D.
The Power of Full Engagement
... by Jim Loeher and Tony Schwartz
Living Your Best Life
Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction

... by Laura Berman Fortgang
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
... by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
The 10-Minute Energy Solution
... by Jon Gordon
What's Next? Women Redefining Their Dreams in the Prime of Life
... by Rena Pederson

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Management and Leadership

It's Okay To Be the Boss:
The Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming the Manager Your Employees Need

...by Bruce Tulgan
It's Okay To Manage Your Boss
...by Bruce Tulgan
Lead to Succeed
... by Rick Pitino
Understanding and Changing Your Management Style
....by Robert C. Benfari
The One-Minute Manager
... by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
... by John Maxwell

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When Push Comes to Shove
... by Karl A. Slaikeu
The Mediation Process, Second Edition
... by Christopher W. Moore
The Promise of Mediation
... by Robert A. Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger

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The Mommy MD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
...by Rallie McAllister, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Bright Reich
The Mommy MD Guide to Your Baby's First Year
...by Rallie McAllister, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Bright Reich
The Mommy MD Guide to the Toddler Years
...by Rallie McAllister, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Bright Reich
When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us: Letting Go of Their Problems,
Loving Them Anyway, and Getting On With Our Lives

...by By Jane Adams
Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family
...by Dr. Phil McGraw

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Personal Relationships

If Only He Knew What No Woman Can Resist
For Better or for Best: Understand Your Man
... by Gary Smalley
The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts
...by Gary Chapman
Relationship Rescue
... by Dr. Phil McGraw
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
... by John Gray
The Men We Never Knew
... by Daphne Rose Kingma
For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men
...by Shaunti Feldhahn
To Date A Man, You Must Understand a Man
... by Gregg Michaelson
Own You Own Tomorrow: 14 Steps to Prepare for Love
(Relationship and Dating Advice for Women Book 13)

... by Gregg Michaelson
The Woman's Guide to How Men Think
... by Shawn T. Smith

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Self-Esteem at Work
... by Nathaniel Branden

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Stress Management

When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection
...by Gabor Mate
10 Mindful Minutes: Giving Our Children and Ourselves the Social and Emotional Skills to Reduce Stress and Anxiety for Healthier Lives
...by Goldie Hawn and Daniel J. Siegel

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Arlington, TX 76012
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