Smarts: Are We Hardwired for Success?
Chuck Martin wth Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
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Baffled by employee behaviors?
Frustrated by personal shortfalls?
New York Times business bestselling author Chuck Martin shows how to understand and work exceptionally well with strengths and weaknesses
Smarts: Are We Hardwired for Success? challenges conventional wisdom about continuous learning, self-improvement, and achievement. Bestselling business author Chuck Martin draws on his extensive research into workplace trends and management priorities, the expertise of his co-authors, psychologist Peg Dawson and neuropsychologist Richard Guare, and principles grounded in cognitive development and neuropsychology, to present a groundbreaking self-help and management guide. Smarts sheds light on how 12 brain-based capabilities, fully developed and essentially unchangeable by young adulthood, determine each person’s unique combination of strengths and weaknesses. Because they help to execute tasks, as well as regulate decision-making, control emotions, and determine success or failure on the job, they are called Executive Skills:
With Smarts, anyone can learn to:
Rich in insights and packed with targeted advice, Smarts is a welcome book for everyone eager to work better, with less stress and more satisfaction, and those striving to attain their true potential for excellence.
“Smarts is, above all, an exercise in crystal-clear thinking—a valiant and, to my mind, very successful attempt to take the emotional guesswork out of learning how to work smart.”
—Stephen J. Dubner, co-author, Freakonomics
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About the Authors
Chuck Martin (Madbury, NH) is a highly sought-after speaker, and Chairman and CEO of NFI Research, a firm that analyzes business and management trends. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Digital Estate. Peg Dawson, EdD (Brentwood, NH), is a psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center. Richard Guare, PhD (Rye, NH), is a neuropsychologist and is Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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