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Simple Is the New Smart

Book Description

Whether you are at work or at home, you are probably being asked to do more with less. We often become consumed with what doesn't really matter, and spend far too much of our precious time on what doesn't even count. In Simple Is the New Smart, Dr. Rob Fazio shows you how to block out the static so you can turn up the volume on the right information and accelerate your path to success.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledegments
  6. Contents
  7. Foreword
  8. Introduction
  9. Section 1: Psychological Swagger
    1. 1 Insecurity: Install a Security System
    2. 2 Doubt: Put Doubts in Your Doubts
    3. 3 Stubbornness: Releasing Control to Gain Control
    4. 4 Helplessness: Become an Owner
    5. 5 Thinking Errors: Mind Muscle Memory
    6. 6 Getting Stuck in Reverse: Shifting Gears
  10. Section 2: Reading
    1. 7 Listening Is Bad for Your Health: Selective Listening and Talking Back
    2. 8 The Blind Side: Mind Your Blind Side
    3. 9 Bad Advice: Create a Constellation of Competence
    4. 10 Thinking Too Much or Too Little About What People Think: Intentional Impressions
    5. 11 The Culture Culprit: Intentional Action
    6. 12 Political Denial: Be Savvy Not Slimy
    7. 13 Ignoring Your Intuition: Judge a Book by its Cover
  11. Section 3: Leading
    1. 14 Innovation Evaporation: Innovation Creation
    2. 15 Motivation Complication: Paying People with Their Motivational Currency
    3. 16 Passive Persuasion: The Persuasion Pyramid
    4. 17 Analysis Paralysis: Decision Precision
    5. 18 The Lone Ranger: Embrace the Stranger Danger
    6. 19 Firefighting and Emotion Commotion: Emotional Intelligence in Action (EIA)
    7. 20 Conversation Hesitation: Conversation Confidence
  12. Section 4: Accelerating
    1. 21 Blurry Vision: Vision with Precision
    2. 22 The Complexity of Change: Focus on Facts, Feelings, and the Future
    3. 23 Losing Focus and Lack of Follow Through: Practical Prioritization
    4. 24 The Stall: Refuel, Repurpose, and Re-energize
    5. 25 The Pressure Cooker: Control, Capability, and Connection
    6. 26 The Crazy and the Lazy: Eliminate the Noise and Be a Solution Starter
  13. Conclusion: Your Next Move
  14. Bibliography
  15. Index
  16. About the Author