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Neat and Tidy Storage

Neat and Tidy Storage

The things we own are a reflection of our personality as well as an extension of ourselves.  You might even say that the way you organize your possessions at home is a microcosm for how you organize your life as a whole.  Ideally we should organize based on how often we use items, which is something that changes based on where you are in your life.

Emiko Kato offers wisdom from her long years of interior design condensed into foolproof methods and charming color illustrations.  You will find tips for every room of the house and beyond!

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New Rules to be Happy with Your Work

New Rules to be Happy with Your Work

The world we live today has gone through dramatic transition from what it once had been before the Lehman Crisis in 2008 and the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster that struck Japan, known as 3.11. At the time where we can no longer hope for constant economic growth, how can we lead most fulfilling work style? From own research where the author Sumiko Kajiyama undertook interviews with various business executives, she introduces ideas on work and happiness we need to bear in mind in order to survive the world today.

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NHK Foundations of English

NHK Foundations of English

Based upon NHK’s radio program NHK Foundations of English, on-air for over 80 years, this text cover 300 of the most frequently used vocabulary words in the English language. Accompanied by 1,500 example sentences, all vocabulary were carefully chosen through computer analysis of typical conversations between native speakers. About 70% of all conversations were made up of 300 different words, the majority of which are elementary level. Whether learning English for school, an exam, or for business, by mastering the words introduced in this book your ability to understand and express yourself in English will improve by bounds.

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Nine Ways to Stop Thinking Negatively

Nine Ways to Stop Thinking Negatively

We all find ourselves thinking pessimistically about our lives from time to time. However, if pessimism becomes an intrinsically part of the way we approach our day-to-day lives, it can be very hard to break away from.

Nine Ways to Stop Thinking Negatively introduces nine unique methods on how to overcome pessimistic thinking accompanied by examples based upon the experiences of well-known historical figures, business people, athletes and the author’s own clients. The book is divided into nine chapters, with each chapter divided into five different sections – leaving readers with a total 45 pieces of advice.

After reading Nine Ways readers will be able to solve the following problems caused by negative thinking:

You…

-  Can’t forget about mistakes from the past

-  Have low self-esteem from always comparing yourself to others

-  Don’t get along well with your boss

-  Feel jealous of others even though you try not to

-  Always find yourself complaining or whining

-  Can’t stop thinking about work even if it’s your day off

-  Are obsessed with the way people perceive and evaluate you

-  Have trouble getting out of a bad mood

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One Hour Economics With Illustrations

One Hour Economics With Illustrations

This is a complete guidebook to learn everything about economics from the basics to the current affairs without going through special terminologies and equations. Read this and anyone would be able to be familiar with the current news, such as on-going deflation, influences of globalization, impact of TPP and more must-know topics. 

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Parenting Skills to Make Your Kids Do Well Academically

Parenting Skills to Make Your Kids Do Well Academically

In order to give your children a good education, it is important to let them have fun, and build self-confidence through studying. This book contains hints for how to encourage your children to study by offering the best environment for learning possible, as well as tips for how to effectively communicate with children in their early childhood and teenaged years. Including suggested learning methods appropriate for university entrance exams; this book is full of practical and specific tips from a mother’s point of view. 

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Passion for Work

Passion for Work

From her collaboration with Baccarat in France, to her work in New York, Milan, Frankfurt, and Paris, a prominent artisan of traditional Japanese paper teaches the secrets of what it means to work, and how to be inspired. So what is her approach? She urges young people to consider questions such as the following:

What is work? Why do we work? What does it mean to take pleasure in our job? What kind of issues will you encounter, and how will you grow from them? How high will you set the bar? What does it mean to take pleasure in our life?

In this book, Horiki talks exhaustively about finding perspective to strive and work hard, and how to be a professional regardless of your field. Passion for Work will inspire and encourage, regardless of where you are in your career and in your life.

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Perfect Service

Perfect Service

Those of us who have worked in customer service have probably found ourselves wondering why our effort isn’t resulting in better customer satisfaction. Perfect Service will demonstrate how we unwittingly creating distance in our relationships with our clients, and what to do about it.
A mystery shopper with experience in all areas of retail and customer service teaches you exactly what you need to do about taking your customer service skills to the next level, regardless of your industry.

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Personal Platform Strategy

Personal Platform Strategy

Considering the time where it is ever more difficult to examine the reliability of overwhelming mass information, the author stresses the significance of being the only owner of ourselves, and become independent to be able to survive no matter what happens. The author of bestselling Platform Strategy and the professor at BBT University founded by Kenichi Omae, illustrates how to create own platform, which can be then applied to enhance careers, arrange the collected data in order, and create own network of key personnel, which he considers as necessary skills for all modern businesspersons.

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Philosophy for Life

Philosophy for Life

Million-selling author and philosophy scholar Haruhiko Shiratori shares wisdom from around the world on how to be happy and productive for life.  The key lies in changing the way you think, and living for yourself.  Shiratori teaches you how to do this in 26 short lessons.

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