Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

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Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended on It

Rebecca Helton, MA

Former FBI hostage negotiator offers a fascinating take on using emotion to your advantage in negotiations.

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Small Wins for Sustained Success: The Progress Principle

The Edge for Scholars

Don’t let your lab’s fortunes sink like the Titanic, to borrow the opening simile from The Progress Principle.  Read this book instead and find out how to facilitate …

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Research Manuscripts Should Tell Really Good Stories

Aimee Edgeworth

Does your research paper have a climax? Improve scientific writing with these storytelling techniques from Dr. Rafael E. Luna.

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You MUST Read Dreyer's English

Julia Phillippi, PhD

If Strunk and White is a subtle and respectable Merlot, Dreyer’s English is a Cosmopolitan: light, witty, and slightly pink. Reading this style guide is like going to party …

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Simple Steps to Validating and Managing Others: A Bedtime Story

Julia Phillippi, PhD

You may be scoffing at finding time to read, but let’s face it, if you want to reach the next level you have to reach for it purposefully.

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Regrouping to Gain Resilience & Resolve

Motivated Mentor

When we analyze strengths and weaknesses, seek and use pointed critique, and reject excuses, resilience and resolve will follow.

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Fierce Conversations

Christina Boncyk, MD

Susan Scott doesn't suggest we talk in threatening overconfidence with unrelenting passion, but rather that our conversations be focused on genuine, eager, and truthful investigations into reality.

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Join the Conversations Online Book Club

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Together we'll dig into discussion of books selected for actionable intel.

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Email: Do It Well

Julia Phillippi, PhD

Recently I picked up Send: Why People Email so Badly and How to Do It Better; it turned out to be very useful.

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