The Ten Golden Rules

Ancient Wisdom from the Greek Philosophers on Living the Good Life

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Author: M. A. Soupios,Panos Mourdoukoutas

Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

ISBN: 9781612830940

Category: Philosophy

Page: 112

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Living the good life doesn't require a lot of money or even any faith. The Ten Golden Rules condenses the wisdom of the ancient Greeks into 10 memorable and easy-to-understand rules that, if lived by, can enable modern readers to have rich, meaningful lives. Each chapter examines a rule:1. Examine life2. Worry only about those things under your control3. Treasure friendship4. Experience true pleasure5. Master yourself6 A void excess7. Be a responsible human being8. Don"t be a prosperous fool9. Don’t do evil to others10. Kindness to others tends to be rewarded All chapters begin with a quote from one of the great Greek philosophers who inspired the rule, followed by a story or explanation of the rule and its importance in life, and end with teaching points on which to meditate and reflect. Any reader searching for meaning will return to this simple, slim volume again and again to find tried-and-true wisdom that spans the ages to speak to us today.

The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership

Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders

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Author: M. A. Soupios,Panos Mourdoukoutas

Publisher: UK Professional Business Management / Business

ISBN: 9780814434673

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 6994

Applies ideas from Aristotle, Heraclitus, Sophocles, Hesiod, and other classical Greek thinkers to the challenges of the modern workplace.

The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership

Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders

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Author: M.A. Soupios,Panos Mourdoukoutas

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814434681

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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Skills and experience might land you a leadership position, but they don’t make you a true leader. Leadership comes from inside—and the greatest leaders first question themselves before they tackle the world around them. To aid in this critical interrogation, The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership explores ideas from Aristotle, Heraclitus, Sophocles, Hesiod, and other great thinkers, including: Know thyself • Do not waste energy on things you cannot change • Nurture community • Always embrace the truth • Let competition reveal talent • Live life by a higher code • Understand that character is destiny Then it shows you how to take each idea—along with what you’ve learned about yourself—and apply it to the challenges of the modern workplace. As Aristotle tutored Alexander the Great, you too will learn what it takes to conquer all.

The ten Golden Rules of Leadership

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Author: Elizabeth Fox and Martin le Comte

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788039149

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 1927

Great leadership can make a difference to any organisation. The ten Golden Rules of Leadership is a guide to help anyone develop their capabilities in this area. The simple, but practical nature of the ‘rules’ have proven to be a great anchor and serve as a constant reminder for what individuals need to be doing to motivate, develop and inspire the people they lead. The ‘Golden Rules’ have been developed by Elizabeth and Martin using all the lessons they’ve learnt as leaders themselves over the last 20 years – both when they’ve got it right but more importantly, when they’ve got it wrong. By sharing some of their successes as well as their mistakes, Elizabeth and Martin have written The ten Golden Rules of Leadership to help the reader avoid falling into some of the same traps as they did. With practical hints and tips for how to demonstrate each ‘rule’, The ten Golden Rules of Leadership will enable anyone to enhance what they are already doing as a leader.

Listening Leaders

The Ten Golden Rules to Listen, Lead & Succeed

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Author: Lyman K. Steil,Richard K. Bommelje

Publisher: Beavers Pond Press

ISBN: 9781592980734

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 1926

The book presents ten "golden rules" of listening leadership, organized as Preparation, Principles, and Practices ... which lead to taking Meaningful Action. The authors nicely tie together good listening skills and leadership, showing how each skill contributes to and supports the other. Effective listening enables you to be a good leader, and effective leadership encompasses good listening.

Golden Rules

The Ten Ethical Values Parents Need to Teach Their Children

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Author: Wayne D. Dosick

Publisher: HarperOne

ISBN: 9780061013287

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 6980

The noted rabbi provides inspirational advice on teaching children respect, honesty, fairness, responsibility, compassion, gratitude, friendship, peace, maturity, and faith. Reprint. PW.

Ten Golden Rules for Financial Success

Riches I've Gathered from Legendary Mutual Fund Manager Sir John M. Templeton

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Author: Gary Moore

Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780310219330

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Billy Graham has called Sir John M. Templeton, a mutual fund manager, "a legend in our time". Now Gary Moore shares the secrets of Templeton's incredible success with these ten life-changing principles that will enrich those around you as well as yourself.

Michael's Golden Rules

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Author: Deloris Jordan,Michael Jordan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689870167

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Jonathan's friend Michael, Michael's parents, and Jonathan's family help him do his best in the Badgers' big baseball game.

The 10 Rules of Sam Walton

Success Secrets for Remarkable Results

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Author: Michael Bergdahl

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118040652

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Praise for The 10 Rules Of Sam Walton "The 10 Rules of Sam Walton is one of those books that should be read and regularly reread by . . . everyone-business-people, students, teachers, parents, and children. It transcends the limits of a traditional book about lessons in business and makes it a book about life and about successful living!" —J. K. Knapp III, former Wal-Mart store manager,current manufacturer and supplier to Wal-Mart As founder of Wal-Mart and its many successful divisions, Sam Walton reinvented the retailing industry through his singularity of focus, high expectations, and never-say-die attitude. During his successful career, Sam Walton developed a list of what he considered the most important rules for entrepreneurial success. As far as he was concerned, there were ten key result areas that he considered pivotal to his own success. Now, in The 10 Rules of Sam Walton, author and former Wal-Mart employee Michael Bergdahl reveals these rules-and the stories behind them-to help you achieve success in both your professional and personal lives. Straightforward and to the point, this book offers valuable lessons that Walton himself followed, and taught, throughout his lifetime-from Rule #1: "Be passionately committed to achieving success" to Rule # 10: "Be different and challenge the status quo." Whether you're an entrepreneur or an hourly paid employee, The 10 Rules of Sam Walton will provide you with a blueprint for success that has proven itself time and again.

How to Do Systems Analysis

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Author: John E. Gibson,William T. Scherer,William F. Gibson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470130582

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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This book focuses on systems analysis, broadly defined to also include problem formulation and interpretation of proposed alternatives in terms of the value systems of stakeholders. Therefore, the book is a complement, not a substitute to other books when teaching systems engineering and systems analysis. The nature of problem solving discussed in this book is appropriate to a wide range of systems analyses. Thus the book can be used as a stand-alone book for teaching the analysis of systems. Also unique is the inclusion of broad case studies to stress problem solving issues, making How to Do Systems Analysis a complement to the many fine works in systems engineering available today.

10 GOLDEN Steps of Life

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Author: Vikrmn

Publisher: Sristhi Publishers & Distributors

ISBN: 9382665757

Category: Self-Help

Page: 104

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Drive life rather than getting driven. Take that step For every objective that you set out for yourself, a journey is inevitable. It’s only when you take one step after the other, that you come closer to your goal. "Own your way…your own way." From dreams that change with time, to the purpose of life and attaining it; from others’ expectations, to the ability of self; the ever elusive love charm, and not giving up, no matter what – every small thing in life requires a plan. 10 Golden Steps of Life charts out ten such rules, which when followed will ensure more confidence and, eventually, success. The demands of life which are sometimes difficult to comprehend and fulfill have been beautifully woven in the ten stories that are inspired from real life events.

The Ten Golden Rules of Schmoozing

Knowing What to Say and How, When, and Where to Say It

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Author: Mark Waldstein

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: 9780806521572

Category:

Page: 192

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Arguing that the art of schmoozing can be taught, the authors lays out his ten-point plan for gaining the confidence, and skills, to use this time-honored mode of communication to the fullest advantage. Original.

42 Rules for 24-Hour Success on LinkedIn (2nd Edition)

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Author: Chris Muccio,Peggy Murrah

Publisher: Happy About

ISBN: 1607730197

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 117

View: 6494

Do you know how to use LinedIn to achieve your business goals? There are millions of registered users on LinkedIn. Relatively few of them seem to have any real understanding of how to effectively use LinkedIn. With registered users of LinkedIn projected to grow to 70 million by the end of 2009, business professionals are searching for ways to leverage this new communication meduim. Although social networking is exploding, there are very few resources that teach what users are craving, solutions to increase their desired business success.

Advanced Negotiation Techniques

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Author: Steve Hay,Alan McCarthy,John Hay Agent for RDC

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484208501

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

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Advanced Negotiation Techniques provides a wealth of material in a winning combination of practical experience and good research to give you a series of tools, techniques, and real-life examples to help you achieve your negotiation objectives. For 25 years and across 40 countries, the Resource Development Centre (RDC), run by negotiation experts Alan McCarthy and Steve Hay, has helped thousands of people to conduct successful negotiations of every type. Many RDC clients have been business professionals who have learned how to sell more successfully. Others have improved their buying skills. A few clients have applied the RDC techniques outside the business environment altogether—for instance, in such areas as international diplomatic services, including hostage and kidnap situations. As you’ll discover, the RDC philosophy is centered on business ethics and a principled approach to negotiation that maximizes the value of the outcomes for both parties. It can even create additional value that neither party could find in isolation. In this book, you will learn: The ten golden rules for successful negotiations How to handle conflicts with your negotiating partners What hostage and kidnapping negotiations can teach managers negotiating in business settings How to ensure both sides perceive any agreement as a "win" Achieve higher-profit deals in difficult circumstances In the business world, negotiating with other companies, government officials, and even your colleagues is a fact of life. Advanced Negotiation Techniques takes you through a system for planning and conducting negotiations that will enable you and your team to achieve your negotiation objectives. This is an internationally tried and tested process, with many current Blue Chip organizations applying it daily for a simple reason: the techniques are easy to implement and they work. That makes this book essential reading for those who want to achieve their goals in any area of life.

How to Argue

Powerfully, Persuasively, Positively

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Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0132980975

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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The ability to persuade, influence and convince is a vital skill for success in work and life. However, most of us have little idea how to argue well. Indeed, arguing is still seen by many as something to be avoided at all costs, and mostly it's done poorly, or not at all. Yet it's possibly the most powerful and yet most neglected asset you could have. Discover the art of arguing powerfully, persuasively and positively and you'll have a head start every time you want to: Get your point across effectively Persuade other people to your way of thinking Keep your cool in a heated situation Win people over Get what you want Tackle a difficult person or topic Be convincing and articulate Have great confidence when you speak In How to Argue, leading lawyer Jonathan Herring reveals the secrets and subtleties of making your case and winning hearts and minds. At home or at work, you'll be well equipped to make everything you say have the desired effect, every time.

Ten Golden Rules of Equity Investing

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Author: Hugh Young

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 0857192868

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 15

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Hugh Young is a star fund manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, with over 25 years' experience and a dazzling record of returns. He has marshalled Aberdeen portfolios through numerous market cycles, and in this eBook reveals the secrets of his success, accompanied by the witty illustrations of cartoonist Fran Orford.

The 10-Second Rule

Following Jesus Made Simple

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Author: Clare De Graaf

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476702780

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Learn how to answer God’s call to action with this “wonderful, inspirational book that reinforces how one simple gesture, one small act of kindness, can make an enormous difference” (Laura Schroff, New York Times bestselling author of An Invisible Thread). FINDING YOUR WAY BACK TO FAITH Do you sometimes feel as if your faith has gone flat? Does your spiritual life feel listless and boring? Perhaps you’ve unconsciously drifted toward what Clare De Graaf calls beige Christianity. You go to church, attend a Bible study, and even volunteer, but there’s no spark anymore—no joy in your spiritual walk. You may not understand what is happening to your faith, but you do know that you long for something more. If you want to break out of this spiritual gerbil cage and begin living the adventure Jesus intends for you, the place to begin again is living by The 10-Second Rule: Just do the next thing you’re reasonably certain Jesus wants you to do (and do it within the next ten seconds before you change your mind!). The Rule is like a spiritual defibrillator! Just a few chapters in, you’ll begin to experience the excitement of making yourself available to God 24-7, and impacting the lives of everyone around you, even total strangers. All over the world, Christians just like you are returning to the simple faith of Jesus and living by the 10-Second Rule. In living by the Rule, you’ll rediscover the revolutionary power of simple obedience as Jesus taught it, the early church lived it, and before religious Christianity tamed it. Finally, a rule you’ll love keeping!

The Power of 1(0)

A Guide to Living the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule in Modern Times

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Author: Denise Alexander Pyle

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504398270

Category: Philosophy

Page: 148

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The modern world can be a hectic, confused place. Every day we are bombarded with disparate, discordant messages about what's right and what's wrong, where we should go, what we should have, and who we should trust. But what if there was a simple way to find harmony amid the discord? What if there was a way to find guidance and direction that could help all of us make the world a better place? In The Power of 1(0), author Denise Alexander Pyle invites us to consider the power and the promise of living by the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rulethe ten and the oneas we journey through life. Each chapter discusses and expands on one of the Ten Commandments, including a reference to the corresponding ten spheres or components on the kabbalistic tree of life. The kabbalah is an ancient mystical belief system and teaching that emanated from Judaism and reveals how the universe and our lives work. While many believe that it is the basis for Jesus's teachings in the New Testament, no matter your religious or spiritual background, The Power of 1(0) offers a pluralistic, universal message that can encourage you to pursue your true purpose and attain true joy. Whether you worship God, Allah, the Source, the Creator, the Universe, or the Force, we are all on this journey here together. May the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule be our guide in reaching for this unity together, all as one. The Power of 1(0) was chosen as one of the Spirited Woman top 12 book pick lists on www.thespiritedwoman.com.