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Think For Yourself

Author : Steve Hindes
ISBN : 1555915396
Genre : Philosophy
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Looks at the importance of properly reading, listening, analyzing, and synthesizing information on controversial topics to improve critical thinking skills and decision making ability.
Category: Philosophy

Make Time For Yourself

Author : 50MINUTES.COM,
ISBN : 9782808000567
Genre : Self-Help
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Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about making time for yourself with this straightforward guide. In our hectic 21st-century lives, it often seems that we can never find any time for ourselves. Between work, responsibilities, friends and housework, you may think that you simply cannot afford the time to unwind and relax. Do not fall into this trap! This guide will show not only why you need to take a break every once in a while, but also how this will have a positive effect on your productivity. In just 50 minutes you will be able to: • Understand the effects of trying to cram too much into one day • Learn how lack of organisation can affect your priorities and objectives • Put your own wellbeing before that of others when necessary ABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | HEALTH AND WELLBEING The Health and Wellbeing series from the 50Minutes collection is perfect for anyone looking to be healthier and happier in their personal life. Our guides cover a range of topics, from social anxiety to getting ready for a new baby, and provide simple, practical advice and suggestions to allow you to reduce stress, strengthen your relationships and increase your wellbeing.
Category: Self-Help

Speaking For Yourself

Author : Robert Barrass
ISBN : 9781134182602
Genre : Education
File Size : 41.93 MB
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As a student, and in any profession based on your studies, you need good oral communication skills. It is therefore extremely important to develop your ability to converse, to discuss, to argue persuasively, and to speak in public. Speaking for Yourself provides clear, straightforward advice that will help you: be a good listener express yourself clearly and persuasively contribute effectively to discussions prepare talks or presentations prepare effective visual aids deliver effective presentations perform well in interviews. In short, it will help you to express your thoughts clearly and persuasively – helping to achieve your short and medium-term goals as a student and your career goals.
Category: Education

Question Authority Think For Yourself

Author : Beverly A. Potter
ISBN : 9781579511630
Genre : Psychology
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We have freedom of speech but we’re afraid to speak. Our lives have become subjected to PC tyranny—a constant fear of “offending” someone. We think that we are independent and that it is the other guy who is influenced, brainwashed, duped, persuaded. We feel like we think for ourselves. How can we “feel” otherwise? There’s no way to know because countless influences and interactions have molded us. We’re members of various groups—circles of friends, family, professional groups, hobby group, and workplace groups. Groups have a way of developing a view that it imposes with a kind of group-think. We want to belong, to be liked and included so go along and get along. We don’t make waves by questioning. If we have a different view, we keep it to ourselves. Why rock the boat? Thinking for yourself is not so easy. When encountering an argument to a long held opinion or a wild idea, we use critical thinking to evaluate it, as we were taught to do in school. The problem is that critical thinking is critical. It focuses our thinking on the negative—what doesn’t work, what’s wrong with the idea—and encourages my-side thinking where we evaluate evidence in a way that favors our beliefs and entraps us into closed-mindedness. Thinking for yourself requires open-mindedness. Open-mindedness is being receptive and, when the issue is important, calls for actively searching for evidence against your beliefs. Thinking is not driven by answers but by questions. Every intellectual field is born out of a cluster of questions to which answers are needed. Had no questions been asked by those who laid the foundation for a field — for example, Physics or Biology — the field would never have been developed. We define tasks, express problems and delineate issues with questions. Answers signal an end point and stop thought, except when an answer generates a further question. Timothy Leary said, ”to think for yourself you must question authority”. To think, you must question. To think through or rethink anything, one must ask questions that stimulate thought. The quality of your questions determines the quality of your thinking. Thinking begins within some content when questions are generated. No questions equals no understanding. To engage in thinking through your content you must stimulate your thinking with questions that lead to further questions. Our own opinions is one authority we should frequently question. Times change. We change. Perspectives and values change. Book explores how opinions and values we held in the past need periodic evaluation and challenge. Independent thinkers evolve and need to shed the shackles of old views and opinions. Ridicule is the strongest weapon for pressing us to conform. It is a kind of bait that if you go for it will entrap you in an argument you can’t win and leave you looking ridiculous and deflated. Question Authority; Think for Yourself offers techniques, with examples, of how to deflect attacks, side-tracks, and put-downs. If you’ve bitten your tongue and later wished you’d spoken up and not been cowed into silence by a mocking co-worker when you revealed a “politically incorrect” viewpoint, you’ll find much of interest in Question Authority; Think for Yourself .
Category: Psychology

Succeed For Yourself

Author : Richard Denny
ISBN : 9780749458683
Genre : Business & Economics
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In Succeed for Yourself, Richard Denny shows how you can transform your individual dream of success into reality. Crammed with common-sense advice and inspiring ideas, Succeed for Yourself will take you on a journey of self-discovery that will help you seize your self-belief, set goals and achieve them, overcome setbacks and rejection, become highly motivated and find happiness at home and at work. Richard Denny believes that everybody has the potential within them for achieving success, wealth and happiness. The power of his message resonates with people from all walks of life, and Succeed for Yourself gives you the opportunity to put his ideas into practice.
Category: Business & Economics

Understanding Bible Prophecy For Yourself

Author : Tim F. LaHaye
ISBN : 9780736934022
Genre : Religion
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This easy-to-follow guide offers the tools believers need to accurately interpret biblical prophecy. Includes: solid guidelines for accurately interpreting Bible prophecy charts that present a clear outline of the future step-by-step examples of how to interpret Bible passages on the rapture, second coming, and millennial kingdom exercises that help readers understand key Bible prophecies a comprehensive overview of God's plan for the future.
Category: Religion

Speak For Yourself

Author : Harry Key
ISBN : 9780273788850
Genre : Business & Economics
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If you think that talking is easy, think again! Why? Because, whether at a meeting at work or a dinner party at home, what you’re saying and how you’re saying it matters. It can open doors - or close them; it can make you friends - or lose them; it can get you noticed - or forgotten. Wish you were a raconteur? Or a brilliant public speaker? Maybe you just want to be more confident, clever, persuasive or provocative in everyday conversations. Whatever you want, with some simple, fun and effective techniques Speak for Yourself will help you master: Your voice – make an impact and be heard by changing how you breathe and speak Your words – grab and hold attention with the power of storytelling and active listening Your style – get the most from conversations, presentations and meetings Speak for Yourself is packed with winning ways to help you walk, talk and interact with others while exuding confidence and calm. It’ll get you noticed and leave them wanting more.
Category: Business & Economics

Decide For Yourself

Author : Norman Geisler
ISBN : 9781592447831
Genre : Religion
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What is the origin of the Bible? To what extent is it inspired? Does inspiration preclude the possibility of error? These and other questions about the Bible are considered in the author's presentation of both the Bible's statements about itself and the thoughts of various theologians throughout the history of the church. Dr. Geisler presents this material with a minimum of editorial comment, encouraging the reader to decide for himself. Chapter titles are: - The Bible's View of the Bible - The Early Fathers' View of the Bible - The Medieval Fathers' View of the Bible - The Reformers' View of the Bible - The Orthodox View of the Bible - The Liberal View of the Bible - A Fundamentalist View of the Bible - The Neoorthodox View of the Bible - The Liberal-Evangelical View of the Bible - The Neoevangelical View of the Bible
Category: Religion

Working For Yourself

Author : Jonathan Reuvid
ISBN : 9780749457532
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 28.31 MB
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Although it can be a daunting prospect, the idea of working for yourself is gaining popularity. This revised edition of a best-selling guide addresses the common pitfalls and answers every question an entrepreneur might have about self-employment. Fully updated to include new 2009 Budget changes, it deals with the full range of issues that need to be considered, including: business planning, raising finance, tax and legal issues, keeping accounts, and planning for growth. Including useful contact addresses and websites, Working for Yourself is essential reading for anyone looking to take the plunge and go it alone.
Category: Business & Economics

Thinking For Yourself

Author : Marlys Mayfield
ISBN : 9781428231443
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Mayfield’s THINKING FOR YOURSELF fully integrates critical thinking with composition and reading. Rather than teaching from the outside in of rules and imitation, the text offers students an inside out approach for improving their own thinking, perceiving, writing and awareness skills lifelong. With each chapter building upon previously developed skills, students learn how to write more detailed description as they learn to observe better, to write reports when they can separate facts from inferences, opinions, and assumptions, and finally write an argumentative research paper grounded in step-by-step skill development in reasoning and critical analysis. THINKING FOR YOURSELF is a book that students like to read; its hallmark features include interesting (and provocative) readings, cartoons, multiple options for application and testing, and a lively explanation of critical thinking concepts, and standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Stick Up For Yourself

Author : Gershen Kaufman
ISBN : 9781442996731
Genre : Education
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STICK UP FOR YOURSELF! WINNER! The National Parenting Center SEAL OF APPROVAL EVERY KID'S GUIDE TO PERSONAL POWER AND POSITIVE SELF-ESTEEM. Have you ever been picked on at school, bossed around, blamed for things you didn't do, or treated unfairly? Do you sometimes feel frustrated, angry, powerless, and scared? Do wish you could stick up for yourself, but you don't know how? This book can help. In simple words and real-life examples, it shows you how to stick up for yourself with other kids (including bullies and teasers), big sisters and brothers, even parents and teachers. It tells you things you can say without putting people down, and things you can do without getting into trouble. You'll feel better about yourself, stronger inside, and more in charge of your life. You'll also learn about yourself and what's important to you. You'll find out about your feelings, needs, and dreams for the future. You'll see that you're responsible for your own behavior and your own feelings - nobody else's. You'll learn positive ways to deal with strong feelings like anger, fear, jealousy, and shame. And you'll discover simple ways to ''store'' happiness and pride for times when you need them the most. First published in 1990, this book has helped countless kids build self-esteem and be more assertive. It can give you the power to stick up for yourself, be true to yourself, and feel secure and confident inside - no matter what. Gershen Kaufman, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University and the author of several books. Lev Raphael, Ph.D., is a prize-winning author of dozens of novels and short stories. Pamela Espeland has authored and coauthored many books for children and adults.
Category: Education

Working For Yourself

Author : Roger Mason
Genre : Business & Economics
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A complete guide to self-employment, covering: 1. Is Self-employment right for you? 2. Leaving your present employer 3. Some fundamental early decisions 4. Available advice and information 5. The business plan and break-even calculation 6. Funding the business 7. Funding your customers 8. Running the business 9. Book-keeping and accounts 10. Dealing with tax
Category: Business & Economics

Seeing For Yourself

Author : Eileen Kane
ISBN : 0821334530
Genre : Education
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This handbook provides information to help the policymaker or educator understand the research process in order to study problems and opportunities associated with the education of girls in Africa. In Africa, girls account for only 57% of the school-age population. They are more likely to drop out of school and to score lower on the examinations that determine their enrollment at postprimary levels. Research into the education of girls has the potential to improve their opportunities, and to raise the educational level of society in African countries. The purpose of research is outlined, and steps in planning a research project are defined. The discussion of the planning phase includes a discussion of sampling and sample size selection. Part III of this manual reviews the basic tools of the social science researcher. Literature reviews, techniques such as surveys and interviews, and qualitative research are described. A final section considers working with research findings and using the results. Appendixes present a sample research outline, an example data grid, and a list of some research instruments commonly used in the study of education of girls. Suggested readings are listed with each chapter. (Contains 36 figures, 50 tables, 33 illustrative boxes, and 104 references.) (SLD)
Category: Education

See For Yourself

Author : Rob Forbes
ISBN : 9781452130378
Genre : Design
File Size : 50.17 MB
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This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us in the built environment. Linking broad concepts such as composition and materiality to quotidian details such as the play of color in hanging laundry or the repeated forms in a row of ice cream scoops, Forbes reveals how an appreciation of the hues, patterns, and textures that surround us can enhance a life well lived. See for Yourself is essential reading to see more clearly, think more visually, and enjoy the world more deeply.
Category: Design

Decide For Yourself

Author : Gordon R. Lewis
ISBN : 0877846332
Genre : Religion
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Gordon R. Lewis surveys Christian doctrine, encouraging readers to draw their own conclusions from the evidence and arguments.
Category: Religion

A Teacher S Guide To Stick Up For Yourself

Author : Gershen Kaufman
ISBN : 9781575426761
Genre : Education
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The revised and updated edition of our popular guide reinforces and expands the messages of the Stick Up for Yourself! with a step-by-step curriculum in ten easy-to-use sessions. Includes reproducible handout masters.
Category: Education

For Self Examination And Judge For Yourself

Author : Søren Kierkegaard
ISBN : 0865548242
Genre : Philosophy
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For the first time in English the world community of scholars is systematically assembling and presenting the results of recent research in the vast literature of Soren Kierkegaard. Based on the definitive English edition of Kierkegaard's works by Princeton University Press, this series of commentaries addresses all the published texts of the influential Danish philosopher and theologian.
Category: Philosophy

Hearing God S Voice For Yourself

Author : Marilyn Parmelee
ISBN : 9781462814800
Genre : Religion
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Are you searching for God´s voice? This is a practical, easy to follow book with plenty of exercises and examples. This book WILL change your life. Jennifer Lyle This is a serious manual packed with real exercises that have been tested and if followed you´ll learn to hear the voice of God. Josephine Walker, MED Finally! A book to exercise ones spiritual being! What a practical application for everyday problems and decisions. Patricia Neeley You will find this book an excellent resource for learning and developing a daily spiritual discipline. Prophet Lauro Adame - Founding Pastor of The Lion´s Den Church
Category: Religion

Pray For Yourself And Other Stories

Author : Anne Calcagno
ISBN : 081015000X
Genre : Fiction
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Anne Calcagno's exhilaratingly original first collection of short stories vividly captures the textures of women's lives. Her style is at once idiomatic and metaphorical; her dramatic situations are extreme, edgy, and utterly convincing. Calcagno's characters grapple with problems ranging from domestic violence to obsession with body weight, and speak with conviction and authority about the complex obstacles in their lives. She writes of the desperation of fragile families, of sibling rivalries, of husbands and wives hanging onto or running from each other.
Category: Fiction

The Complete Guide To Working For Yourself

Author : Beth Williams
ISBN : 9781601380487
Genre : Business & Economics
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Book & CD-ROM. You will learn all about business operations: selecting a business structure, licensing and permits, employer identification number (EIN), business taxes, record keeping, self-employment taxes, paying estimated taxes (and calculating how much to pay), dealing with independent contractors and 1099-miscellaneous forms, client agreements, insurance, workers' compensation insurance, rights and intellectual property law, accounting periods, selecting an accounting method, checklist for starting a business plan, choosing a name, business plans, forms of business structures, financing, location, marketing and advertising. In addition, new entrepreneurs will appreciate this valuable resource and reference in their daily activities and as a source of ready-to-use forms, Web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas to apply to their operations. The Companion CD-ROM contains all the forms in the book as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your own use.
Category: Business & Economics