FIND OUT HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF LIFE . . . Do you long for happiness? Do you worry too much? Are you content in your romantic relationships? Do you wish you felt better about yourself? Now you can discover exactly what's stopping you from living the life you long to lead-and what you can do about it. Based on the latest research, this inspiring guide by renowned author and psychologist Dr. Louis Janda presents twenty-four psychological tests that will help you identify the barriers standing between you and a more fulfilling personal and professional life-and figure out how you can overcome them. Developed by behavioral researchers for professional use, these tests are divided into three sections-personal barriers, interpersonal barriers, and one's capacity for change-and cover every aspect of personality, from self-esteem, impulsiveness, and self-efficacy, to intimacy, anger, and romantic relationships. Best of all, at the end of each test, Dr. Janda provides expert advice that will help you use your results to make changes for yourself or help you decide whether you should seek professional help. Refreshingly candid and insightful, The Psychologist's Book of Personality Tests will not only help you achieve greater personal and professional success-it will show you how to get what you want out of life.
Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get a Life was immediately hailed as «not your average self-help book» and demanded attention and praise right out of the gate. It is now considered one of the icons of the personal development movement. Now, Larry Winget is back with his signature caustic, no-nonsense, hilarious style, which earned him the titles «Pitbull of Personal Development®» and «World's Only Irritational Speaker®.» Winget's «get off your butt and go to work» approach to self-improvement boils success down to a simple formula: Everything in your life gets better when you get better. Get tangible advice from one of the world's most successful speakers and the author of five bestselling books and television personality. Learn the keys to turning your life, money and business around. Stop making excuses, stop blaming others and take responsibility for your life and your results The brutal advice he offers has changed the lives of millions of people and increased sales for countless businesses. In this Second Edition of Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get a Life, Winget takes the same principles and expands the lessons with brand new examples, stories, and added wisdom. It may sound ruthless, but your life is your own fault and if you shut up, stop whining, and take action you can create a better life.
This DVD-ROM is the perfect teaching resource with everything you need to help you create perfect lessons. for the classroom: an interactive whiteboard of the Students' Book, with zoomable areas, integrated audio, DVD and interactive activities the Skills Multi-ROM so that you can use these exercises in the classroom a bank of teaching materials to add your own personal touch to your lessons, with: - extra grammar, vocabulary and skills activities extra activities for the listening material in the Students' Book - worksheets for the DVD - ideas for short classroom activities to develop your teaching skills 12 workshops on different aspects of language teaching ideas for using the classroom board to support your lessons to create test materials. The Test Master has a range of different tests that teachers can photocopy or customize to prepare different versions: Placement Tests 12 short tests (1 per unit), in versions A and В 6 language and skills tests (1 for every 2 units), in versions A and В Speaking tests (for every unit) Writing test (1 for every 2 units) Mid-year and End-of-year progress tests Audio for the listening tasks.
If you’re preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies is your one-stop for both exams, providing you with subject-matter review, revision and practice tests you need to tackle the tests with confidence and succeed. Written by expert authors in Maths, English, and Education (with the credentials to prove it), Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies provides you with: – A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well – Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions – Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic – to better prepare you for the actual test – Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker With this book – and a bit of work on your part – you’ll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher-training course.
A road map to better decision-making and a better life! Do you want more out of your life and your job with less effort and better results? Have you ever felt that there just has to be a better way to get there? If so, you're not alone. Millions of people, just like you, are faced with many challenges in their professional and personal lives on their journey to success. Superpower! takes you on a journey where you'll discover seven principles that will help you solve problems faster, make better decisions, and improve your professional and personal life. Develop the common sense insights and critical thinking strategies to unlock your personal power and performance at work and in life. Leverage common sense insights to develop your critical thinking and decision making skills, thus improving your performance and results in the business world Discover ways to make better decisions, implement them faster, get more done with less effort, and enjoy a better quality of life at work In today's competitive, information-overloaded, and challenging economic conditions, there is no such thing as job security—only skills security. The more you learn, the more you can earn and this book gives you the ultimate roadmap for how to think, act, and perform with less effort and better results.
A brand new collection of powerful psychometric and intelligence tests Psychometric testing has become a standard tool of the trade among recruiters in today's hypercompetitive job marketplace. Now, from the wiseguys behind the bestselling IQ Workout series, here are forty new tests designed to gauge and sharpen your mental powers, assess your personality traits, identify your aptitudes, and reveal your strengths and weaknesses. Each test offers a minimum of twenty to twenty-five questions. Using a point system that enables you to calibrate your personality traits, the personality tests examine thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in various situations. The IQ tests assess verbal comprehension, numeracy, logic, and spatial reasoning, and feature a scoring system and in-depth answers that provide instant feedback on performance. A fun and informative way to assess personality and intelligence, More Psychometric Testing also is an indispensable resource for job seekers and career builders. Philip Carter (Mirfield, West Yorkshire, UK) and Ken Russell (Havant, West Sussex, UK) are the UK MENSA Puzzle Editors. Together they have coauthored over 100 books on all aspects of testing, puzzles, and crosswords.
The purpose of this book is to identify how educational tests, especially large-scale tests given to students in grades K-12, can be improved so that they produce better information about what students know and don't know. By consulting and integrating psychological research into the design of educational tests, it is now possible to create new test items that students understand better than old test items. Moreover, these new test items help identify where students may be experiencing difficulties in learning.
Reconnecting A Self-Coaching Solution to Revive Your Love Life «Reconnecting is an extraordinary book that can end needless relationship struggle and frustration. Dr. Luciani's approach is to empower you to become a catalyst for change and healing. Regardless of the nature of your struggle, if you read this book, you will be in a position to direct the love back into your life and reconnect with the relationship potential that you once knew.» -Joe Franklin, legendary TV and radio personality «An enlightening and hands-on approach to exploring change in relationships. This remarkable book gives us all another opportunity to create better partnerships and benefit from the process. Dr. Luciani facilitates personal change in a clear and concise style.» -Janice Grossman, former publisher of Seventeen and New York magazines What kind of animal are you? Are you a tiger or a turtle? How about a peacock? Maybe a little bit of everything? In Reconnecting, you'll find out how your animal personality and your partner's lie at the center of the conflicts that plague your relationship. These animals represent habits of behavior we use to defend ourselves and hide our insecurities in relationships. Understanding them and breaking the habits that are characteristic of your personality type are key to transforming your relationship from a constant series of struggles into a loving partnership. Dr. Joseph Luciani explains how to put Self-Coaching to work to break these habits and make your relationship better, even if you must begin the process on your own with a reluctant partner. With clear, prescriptive advice and analyses as well as stories of Dr. Luciani's work with couples who successfully overcame bitter conflicts and developed loving committed relationships, this unique and invaluable resource is a powerful tool for anyone working through relationship issues. Read Reconnecting and discover how to start rebuilding your relationship today.
Take positive steps to develop your confidence in all areas of your life Boost Your Confidence In a Day will help you to discover your confident self and become more effective in your day-to-day life. Designed to contain a day’s reading, this handy guide helps you to assess your current confidence levels, identify the obstacles that are holding you back, and to connect with your emotions and values to help you live a happy, confident life. Open the book and find: A reminder of the key ingredients of confidence Practical guidance for assessing your confidence levels Ways to move on from the grip of negative emotions How to handle your emotions and identify your values Top tips for living a powerful, confident life
How to build lasting connections through meaningful communication Developing successful relationships is critical to our success in both our personal and professional lives. The Power of Understanding People shows you how to establish and develop extremely effective relationships by providing you with techniques to better identify and understand the intrinsic needs of others. As a result, you will achieve better team dynamics, increased sales and client satisfaction, higher levels of employee engagement and performance, and even more satisfying marriages and friendships. This book provides the tools to understand others' unique communication style as well as your own. Get detailed advice on how to adjust to diverse communication styles, develop a unifying language for the organization, and better match motivational techniques to team members. Through storytelling and experiential exercises, author Dave Mitchell helps you gain insight into your own unique interaction style and teaches you how to communicate, motivate, sell, and service more successfully no matter the personality types involved. Offers insight into the behavior cues and questions to ask to better understand someone's interactive preferences Explains how to enhance your sales efforts by better targeting your brand message to the client's style so that your products/services resonate with them more Examines strategies for creating a high performing work environment and achieve greater customer service excellence Contains conflict resolution strategies, including how to effectively work out differences within a team, between work units, with customers, and even in your personal life Armed with the ability to interpret the behavior of the people around you, you will achieve greater levels of success at work and at home while also learning how to better handle the difficult situations involving people in your life.
Grammar & Vocabulary Practice systematically teaches grammar and vocabulary and helps students develop all skills necessary to succeed in the Revised Cambridge FCE Examination, the Michigan ECCE and other exams. The Student's Book includes: • a variety of grammar and vocabulary exercises. • revision units and practice tests. • a glossary. • appendices with prepositions, prepositional phrases and derivatives. A Teacher's Book is also available, as well as a Teacher's Resource CD/CD-ROM with: • Key to Grammar Book activities. • Tests in PDF format ready for printing. • Tests in modifiable format. • Key to tests.
The life experience of many outstanding people teaches that it is the overcoming of difficulties that is the key to success in life. But to overcome difficulties – you need to overcome yourself! Overcome your negative thoughts, habits and weaknesses. How to do it, when emotions cloud your mind and do not let you see the true state of things, is told in this book.As an urgent psychological help, the book is recommended to all who are in a difficult situation and do not know how to get out of it.
Packed with motivational tools and techniques to help you succeed Inspire yourself and others to make positive changes and create a more motivated life Motivation is a powerful tool and is central to achieving your goals; whether you want to change your career, promote teamwork in the office, quit a bad habit, or find a new interest, you need to find the motivation to get going and keep going! This no-nonsense guide explains the psychology of motivation and offers practical strategies to help you master your mind and body to unlock your motivation and get more of what you want in all aspects of your life. Discover how to: * Muster the motivation to make a change * Motivate your mind and your body * Set goals and maintain motivation * Develop a strategy for success * Overcome motivational barriers and deal with setbacks
The tests in this booklet are progress tests. The purpose of progress tests is to build the students' confidence and sense of progress. The tests are not intended to identify errors and indicate failure. The value of the tests comes from showing students that they are learning and making progress. This booklet contains two types of test, Use of English Tests which focus on grammar and vocabulary and Skills Tests which focus on receptive and productive skills.
Provides the tools needed to successfully perform adaptive tests across a broad range of datasets Adaptive Tests of Significance Using Permutations of Residuals with R and SAS illustrates the power of adaptive tests and showcases their ability to adjust the testing method to suit a particular set of data. The book utilizes state-of-the-art software to demonstrate the practicality and benefits for data analysis in various fields of study. Beginning with an introduction, the book moves on to explore the underlying concepts of adaptive tests, including: Smoothing methods and normalizing transformations Permutation tests with linear methods Applications of adaptive tests Multicenter and cross-over trials Analysis of repeated measures data Adaptive confidence intervals and estimates Throughout the book, numerous figures illustrate the key differences among traditional tests, nonparametric tests, and adaptive tests. R and SAS software packages are used to perform the discussed techniques, and the accompanying datasets are available on the book's related website. In addition, exercises at the end of most chapters enable readers to analyze the presented datasets by putting new concepts into practice. Adaptive Tests of Significance Using Permutations of Residuals with R and SAS is an insightful reference for professionals and researchers working with statistical methods across a variety of fields including the biosciences, pharmacology, and business. The book also serves as a valuable supplement for courses on regression analysis and adaptive analysis at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.