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The Shark and the Goldfish

The Shark and the Goldfish is an illustrated business fable that gives you the faith, courage and confidence to win in today's tough economic climate. Fear and uncertainty are staples of daily life in today's struggling economy. At about 80 pages, many of which have less than 15 words on them due to illustrations, The Shark and the Goldfish can be read in under an hour. Jon Gordon the bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Training Camp, starts  off with a confession saying that of course a goldfish, a freshwater fish, cannot survive in the ocean. Gordon goes on to explain that his “Shark or Goldfish?” concept started out as a story he liked using in motivational speeches.     A goldfish is alone is his bowl, perfectly content with being fed each day. During a trip to the beach he is accidentally swept away into the ocean, where he starts to go hungry. He fears that he is done for, until he meets a friendly shark who challenges his thinking. The message shines through in this bit of dialogue between the shark and his newfound friend: “You know what your problem is?” “I’m starving and no one will feed me.” “No, you are waiting to be fed.” The focus of the story revolves around one important truth: You can’t control the events in your life. You can, however, choose how you respond to them.   A business fable that: Teaches valuable lessons on the importance of working hard, maintaining a locus of control and focusing on positive choices instead of negative voices. Reveals how change is inevitable-but that you can make it your friend or foe. Provides an action plan filled with tips and strategies to thrive during change and adversity If you're facing tough economic times, The Shark and the Goldfish will motivate you, inspire you, and give you the confidence you need to thrive during changing times. There are several quotes, but the main point of all of them is that one's future is what one makes of it. And, if we keep swimming around...

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INF.- The Future of Work. A journey to 2022

Disruptive innovations are creating new industries and business models, and destroying old ones. New technologies, data analytics and social networks are having a huge impact on how people communicate, collaborate and work. As generations collide, workforces become more diverse and people work longer; traditional career models may soon be a thing of the past. Many of the roles and job titles of tomorrow will be ones we’ve not even thought of...

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