Emotional Leading

The art of leading yourself and others

How to harness the power of inspirational leadership

Our actions are generally geared towards experiencing as many positive and as few negative emotions as possible. That goes for our work as well as our private lives. But what actually generates emotions? How do they come into being?


Contentment

Contentment is a pretty reliable emotion. It may be less thrilling than the euphoria of happiness, but it has the advantage of being a great deal more stable and enduring. Rooted in in a basically positive mindset - a fundamentally life-affirming attitude - contentment is governed more by the mind ...
Rights sold: Italy, Taiwan

The Art of Making an Impact

The Secret of Self-promotion

We tend to assume that charismatic people are blessed with a natural gift. But Steve Jobs, Madonna and Angela Merkel all started small. Much of what we do on a daily basis - the clothes we wear, the words we choose, our postures, facial expressions and gestures - is a form of self-presentation.

What people learn from life

Some people leave a lasting impression because they seem to know more about life then we do. When Peter Wagner met such a person-a landlady who had recently lost her son yet nevertheless managed to exude warmth and cordiality-he couldn't get the question out of his mind: What ...


Au Pair Grannies Take on the World

The children have left home, retirement has come and gone, so what now? A trip abroad is a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy new things: a chance for fresh ideas to take root. When she founded the Granny Au-Pair agency, Michaela Hansen created a platform for international cultural ...


The Office Coach

Optimum solutions for problems at work

Expert advice - proven in the field

We spend 38.5 hours per week in the office, and more often than not that means stress. Nicola Holzapfel examines the typical daily frustration factors, and demonstrates how we can strive for a more harmonious atmosphere in the ...


Consulting Kant

Philosophical life counselling

Kant can sort out your life!

Philosophy as the art of balancing your life: how can we apply the ideas and concepts of the great philosophers to help us resolve the problems life throws at us on a daily basis? This book presents four people who are suffering from loneliness, ...

Rights sold: Turkey

Living For The Moment

My life after being diagnosed with cancer

A touching but optimistic report

In the summer of 2006, Kora Decker received a devastating diagnosis: breast cancer. Overnight, her life was changed forever. There would no longer be such a thing as a normal, everyday life; no work, no planning for the future, nothing but the prospect of ...


Jealousy – A Study

Love triangles – personal experiences and possible solutions

We are all familiar with feelings of jealousy, after all they're part of love - the dark side. But if it gets out of control it is as much of a burden for those suffering from it as it is for their partners, and it can destroy a relationship. Without setting limits, without a ...
Rights sold: US/UK, Romania

dtv-Atlas Nutrition

With 82 charts in colour by Jörg Mair

Nutrition is a vital part of healthy living, and interest in questions of nutrition is great. While an almost unlimited wealth of groceries is available, many people are disconcerted by constant scandals and no longer know what can be eaten safely. Some people just 'eat what they like', while ...
Rights sold: Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, , Spain

dtv-Atlas Acupuncture

With 135 charts in colour by Ulrike Brugger

Contents:
The history of acupuncture - Methodical prerequisites - Diagnostic - The theory of the conduits and channels - The theory of the acupuncture points - The practice - Western models of explanation and modifications of acupuncture - Bibliography - Index - Glossary

Rights sold: Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, English World Rights, France, Arabic language

The Little Saboteur Within Us

Identifying and resolving our subconscious resistance

Your inner critic is calling? Call back! The little saboteur is an element of our personality. It is the reason why we often take things that are important to us to a certain point, but fail to see them through to the end. It is because of this saboteur that we can give others good ...
Rights sold: Italy