Don't Be a Jerk

Don't Be a Jerk
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2016-02-15
ISBN 10: 1608683893
ISBN 13: 9781608683895
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Don't Be a Jerk Book Review:

The Shōbōgenzō (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye) is a revered eight-hundred-year-old Zen Buddhism classic written by the Japanese monk Eihei Dōgen. Despite the timeless wisdom of his teachings, many consider the book difficult to understand and daunting to read. In Don’t Be a Jerk, Zen priest and bestselling author Brad Warner, through accessible paraphrasing and incisive commentary, applies Dōgen’s teachings to modern times. While entertaining and sometimes irreverent, Warner is also an astute scholar who sees in Dōgen very modern psychological concepts, as well as insights on such topics as feminism and reincarnation. Warner even shows that Dōgen offered a “Middle Way” in the currently raging debate between science and religion. For curious readers worried that Dōgen’s teachings are too philosophically opaque, Don’t Be a Jerk is hilarious, understandable, and wise.

Don't Be a Jerk

Don't Be a Jerk
Author: Craig J. Heimbuch
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2019-10-23
ISBN 10: 9781702117715
ISBN 13: 1702117715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Don't Be a Jerk Book Review:

It's easy to be a jerk, because you don't have to think about much in order to be one. You don't have to think about other people and their feelings. You don't have to think about your parents, siblings or friends. You don't have to think about your teammates or coaches or teachers. You only have to think about yourself and what you want in that moment. You don't have to think about the past or the future or the consequences of your actions. To a jerk, there are no consequences. In this short book, author and father (of three boys and a girl) Craig Heimbuch shares some of the lessons he's learned about the things jerks do and men avoid. As boys grow up, the pressure to be a jerk mounts, but so too do the consequences. Don't Be a Jerk is 52 short, insightful lessons he hopes his boys will learn before they grow up and learning gets hard. Real-world insights - Love Your Mom - are combined with small behaviors - Make Your Bed - and advice rooted in sports - Control Your Hustle to create easy-to-digest, easy-to-learn lessons every boy needs to learn.

Don't Be a Jerk, It's Christmas!

Don't Be a Jerk, It's Christmas!
Author: Tom Kenny,Andy Paley
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 0449817660
ISBN 13: 9780449817667
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Don't Be a Jerk, It's Christmas! Book Review:

SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends in Bikini Bottom put their own spin on the Christmas holiday as they use the occasion to remind each other to practice proper etiquette and treat each other kindly.

The First Two Rules of Leadership

The First Two Rules of Leadership
Author: David Cottrell
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2016-08-01
ISBN 10: 1119282802
ISBN 13: 9781119282808
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The First Two Rules of Leadership Book Review:

How to achieve extraordinary results with class How can you improve your leadership results beginning right now? The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk provides a clear path to increased results and higher job satisfaction for the leader and the people he is leading. Written for the leader who wants to do great things, but is overwhelmed with the complexities of leading, it is a book with a very simple message: think your decisions through and take care of your team. Written by bestselling author David Cottrell, The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk offers tried-and-true leadership strategies that stand the test of time—all of which you can put into practice today to positive results. The principles discussed apply to businesses in every industry, as well as schools, hospitals, churches, and even homes. By following the two rules outlined in the book's title, you'll improve morale, decrease turnover, increase your own job satisfaction, and have a whole lot more fun leading. Lead with confidence and class Make better decisions and develop synchronization on your team Coach smart, deal with poor performers, and focus on what's really important Listen to your team, encourage positive performance, and attack complacency You can lead your team to achieve extraordinary results! The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk gives you the expert tips and tricks you need to treat your team with dignity and respect—so you can all enjoy the benefits of winning with class.

The No Asshole Rule

The No Asshole Rule
Author: Robert I. Sutton
Publsiher: Business Plus
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2007-02-22
ISBN 10: 9780759518018
ISBN 13: 0759518017
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The No Asshole Rule Book Review:

The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work. "What an asshole!" How many times have you said that about someone at work? You're not alone! In this groundbreaking book, Stanford University professor Robert I. Sutton builds on his acclaimed Harvard Business Review article to show you the best ways to deal with assholes...and why they can be so destructive to your company. Practical, compassionate, and in places downright funny, this guide offers: Strategies on how to pinpoint and eliminate negative influences for good Illuminating case histories from major organizations A self-diagnostic test and a program to identify and keep your own "inner jerk" from coming out The No Asshole Rule is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Business Week bestseller.

Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk

Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk
Author: Eugene Cho
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-03-01
ISBN 10: 0830778918
ISBN 13: 9780830778911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk Book Review:

According to Eugene Cho, Christians should never profess blind loyalty to a party. Any party. But they should engage with politics, because politics inform policies which impact people. In Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk: A Christian’s Guide to Engaging Politics, Cho encourages readers to remember that hope arrived—not in a politician, system, or great nation—but in the person of Jesus Christ. With determination and heart, Cho urges readers to stop vilifying those they disagree with—especially the vulnerable—and asks Christians to follow Jesus and reflect His teachings. In this book that integrates the pastoral, prophetic, practical, and personal, readers will be inspired to stay engaged, have integrity, listen to the hurting, and vote their convictions. “When we stay in the Scriptures, pray for wisdom, and advocate for the vulnerable, our love for politics, ideology, philosophy, or even theology, stop superseding our love for God and neighbor.”

Don't Let Jerks Get the Best of You

Don't Let Jerks Get the Best of You
Author: Paul Meier,Paul D. Meier
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Total Pages: 249
Release: 1993
ISBN 10: 9780840775962
ISBN 13: 0840775962
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Don't Let Jerks Get the Best of You Book Review:

"Be aware when you are being manipulated or abused; understand how your past can influence your reactions to people now; identify your own 'jerk' tendencies; develop and nurture mature relationships based on respect."--Cover.

How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk

How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk
Author: John Van Epp
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2008-03-19
ISBN 10: 9780071642491
ISBN 13: 0071642498
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk Book Review:

AVOID THE JERKS AND FIND “THE ONE” WHO'S RIGHT FOR YOU "An insightful and creative contribution to managing the complexity of choosing a life partner. I heartily recommend it." --Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of Getting the Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find "Don't be part of the 'where-was-this-book-when-I-needed-it?' crowd. It's not too late--read it now!" --Pat Love, Ed.D., author of The Truth About Love and Hot Monogamy Based on years of research on marital and premarital happiness, How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk (previously published in hardcover as How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk) will help you break destructive dating patterns that have kept you from finding the love you deserve: Ask the right questions to inspire meaningful, revealing conversations with your partner Judge character based on compatibility, relationships skills, friends, and patterns from family and previous relationships Resolve your own emotional baggage so you're ready for a healthy relationship

Don't Be a Dick

Don't Be a Dick
Author: Mark B. Borg
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9781949481020
ISBN 13: 1949481026
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Don't Be a Dick Book Review:

The single book therapists everywhere will recommend to all of their patients, because at some point or another, we are all behaving like dicks.

Kill Reply All

Kill Reply All
Author: Victoria Turk
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2020-01-07
ISBN 10: 0593086201
ISBN 13: 9780593086209
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Kill Reply All Book Review:

Want to Marie Kondo your digital life and develop a more tactful approach to technology? By a leading tech and digital culture journalist, Kill Reply All is a guide to tidying it all up. How do you reply to your colleague’s weird email? What would Emily Post say about your Tinder profi le? And just how do you know if you’re mansplaining? In this irreverent journey through the murky world of digital etiquette, Wired’s Victoria Turk provides an indispensable guide to minding our manners in a brave new online world, and making peace with the platforms, apps, and devices we love to hate. The digital revolution has put us all within a few clicks, taps, and swipes of one another. But familiarity can breed contempt, and while we’re more likely than ever to fall in love online, we’re also more likely to fall headfirst into a raging fight with a stranger or into an unhealthy obsession with the phones in our pockets. If you’ve ever encountered the surreal, aggravating battlefields of digital life and wondered why we all don’t go analog, this is the book for you.

Hardcore Zen

Hardcore Zen
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2015-12-01
ISBN 10: 1614293163
ISBN 13: 9781614293163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Hardcore Zen Book Review:

Zen, plain and simple, with no BS. This is not your typical Zen book. Brad Warner, a young punk who grew up to be a Zen master, spares no one. This bold new approach to the "Why?" of Zen Buddhism is as strongly grounded in the tradition of Zen as it is utterly revolutionary. Warner's voice is hilarious, and he calls on the wisdom of everyone from punk and pop culture icons to the Buddha himself to make sure his points come through loud and clear. As it prods readers to question everything, Hardcore Zen is both an approach and a departure, leaving behind the soft and lyrical for the gritty and stark perspective of a new generation. This new edition will feature an afterword from the author.

Notebook Journal: Dont Be a Jerk- Funny Maths Calculus Joke

Notebook Journal: Dont Be a Jerk- Funny Maths Calculus Joke
Author: Charles RHODES
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 111
Release: 2020-04-15
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 9798637378036
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Notebook Journal: Dont Be a Jerk- Funny Maths Calculus Joke Book Review:

Dont Be A Jerk- Funny Maths Calculus Joke Great appreciation gift on any gift-giving occasion! Our beautiful multi-purpose journal is perfect for writing down great ideas, journaling, staying organized, drawing, sketching, doodling, recording memories or just simply being creative. What you will love about this journal:100 white college ruled lined pages Stylish and thoughtful design, perfectly sized at 6"" x 9"" Printed on high-quality acid-free interior paper stock Beautiful design with a premium matte softcover. Works great for ink, marker, gel pens or pencils of any type Do you know someone who would love this notebook? Make them smile by getting them a copy!

How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk

How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk
Author: John Van Epp
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 0071472657
ISBN 13: 9780071472654
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk Book Review:

Follow the steps in How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk--a proven program used by thousands of singles worldwide--and break the destructive dating patterns that have prevented your happiness in the past.

There Is No God and He Is Always with You

There Is No God and He Is Always with You
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2013-05-15
ISBN 10: 160868184X
ISBN 13: 9781608681846
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


There Is No God and He Is Always with You Book Review:

Can you be an atheist and still believe in God? Can you be a true believer and still doubt? Can Zen give us a way past our constant fighting about God? Brad Warner was initially interested in Buddhism because he wanted to find God, but Buddhism is usually thought of as godless. In the three decades since Warner began studying Zen, he has grappled with paradoxical questions about God and managed to come up with some answers. In this fascinating search for a way beyond the usual arguments between fundamentalists and skeptics, Warner offers a profoundly engaging and idiosyncratic take on the ineffable power of the “ground of all being.”

Sex, Sin, and Zen

Sex, Sin, and Zen
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1577319109
ISBN 13: 9781577319108
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Sex, Sin, and Zen Book Review:

With his one-of-a kind blend of autobiography, pop culture, and plainspoken Buddhism, Brad Warner explores an A-to-Z of sexual topics — from masturbation to dating, gender identity to pornography. In addition to approaching sexuality from a Buddhist perspective, he looks at Buddhism — emptiness, compassion, karma — from a sexual vantage. Throughout, he stares down the tough questions: Can prostitution be a right livelihood? Can a good spiritual master also be really, really bad? And ultimately, what's love got to do with any of it? While no puritan when it comes to non-vanilla sexuality, Warner offers a conscious approach to sexual ethics and intimacy — real-world wisdom for our times.

Your Life Sucks

Your Life Sucks
Author: Brian Kasperitis
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2019-06-06
ISBN 10: 1796039314
ISBN 13: 9781796039313
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Your Life Sucks Book Review:

If you are struggling with failure or a divorce or suffering with an illness or whatever it is that might be holding you back, don’t forget that it doesn’t need to be that way. Join Brian Kasperitis in this book Your Life Sucks: Because You Are a Big Jerk! Let Mr. Kasperitis help you in this charming and easy-to-read book on how you can change your life for the better—starting today!

The Asshole Survival Guide

The Asshole Survival Guide
Author: Robert I. Sutton
Publsiher: Portfolio
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-08
ISBN 10: 9780241299005
ISBN 13: 0241299004
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Asshole Survival Guide Book Review:

Being around assholes, whether at work or elsewhere, can damage performance and affect wellbeing- having one asshole in a team has been shown to reduce performance by 30 to 40 percent, and research shows that rudeness spreads like a common cold. In The Asshole Survival Guide, Stanford professor Robert Sutton offers practical advice on identifying and tackling any kind of asshole - based on research into groups from uncivil civil servants to French bus drivers, and 8,000 emails that he has received on asshole behaviour. With expertise and humour, he provides a cogent and methodical game-plan to fight back. First, he sets out the asshole audit, to find out what kind of asshole needs dealing with, and asshole detection strategies. Then he reveals field-tested, sometimes surprising techniques, from asshole avoidance and asshole taxes, to mind-tricks and the art of love bombing. Finally, he explains the dangers of asshole blindness - when the problem might be yours truly.

Sit Down and Shut Up

Sit Down and Shut Up
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2010-10-05
ISBN 10: 9781577317715
ISBN 13: 1577317718
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Sit Down and Shut Up Book Review:

In 2003, Brad Warner blew the top off the Buddhist book world with his irreverent autobiography/manifesto, Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies, and the Truth about Reality. Now in his second book, Sit Down and Shut Up, Brad tackles one of the great works of Zen literature, the Shobogenzo, by thirteenth-century Zen master Dogen. Illuminating Dogen’s enigmatic teachings in plain language, Brad intertwines musings on sex, meditation, death, God, sin, and happiness with an exploration of the punk rock ethos. In chapters such as “Evil Is Stupid,” “Kill Your Anger,” and “Enlightenment Is for Sissies,” Brad melds the antiauthoritarianism of punk with that of Zen, mixing in a travelogue of his triumphant return to Ohio to play in a reunion concert of Akron punk bands. For those drawn to Buddhist teachings but scared off by their stiff austerity, Brad writes with a sharp smack of truth, in teachings and stories that cut to the heart of reality.

Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate

Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate
Author: Brad Warner
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-06-23
ISBN 10: 1577318439
ISBN 13: 9781577318439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate Book Review:

How does a real-life Zen master — not the preternaturally calm, cartoonish Zen masters depicted by mainstream culture — help others through hard times when he’s dealing with pain of his own? How does he meditate when the world is crumbling around him? Is meditation a valid response or just another form of escapism? These are the questions Brad Warner ponders in Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate. During a year that Warner spent giving talks and leading retreats across North America, his mother and grandmother died, he lost his dream job, and his marriage fell apart. In writing about how he applied the Buddha’s teachings to his own real-life suffering, Warner shatters expectations, revealing that Buddhism isn’t some esoteric pie-in-the-sky ultimate solution but an exceptionally practical way to deal with whatever life dishes out.

How Not to Be a Dick

How Not to Be a Dick
Author: Meghan Doherty
Publsiher: Zest Books ™
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2019-08-01
ISBN 10: 1541581873
ISBN 13: 9781541581876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How Not to Be a Dick Book Review:

On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into trolls online. Their powers are impressive, but with a little foresight and thoughtfulness, we can take a stand against dickishness today. How Not to Be a Dick is packed with honest and straightforward advice, but it also includes playful illustrations showing two well-meaning (but not always well behaved) young people as they confront moments of potential dickishness in their everyday lives. Sometimes they falter, sometimes they triumph, but they always seek to find a better way. And with their help, you can too.