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Imagine It Forward

Author : Beth Comstock
ISBN : 9780753545744
Genre : Business & Economics
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Change is the only constant. Learn to be a change-maker. In Imagine It Forward, Beth Comstock, the former vice chair of GE, describes her twenty-five year efforts to be an instigator of change at every level of business. When she first moved from NBC to parent company GE in 1998, she was ignored as a woman in a man's world, treated as an outsider because she didn't have a business background, and ignored as a mere PR person. But CEO Jeff Immelt realized even then that the industrial giant, like so many businesses, had to change fast in order to stay relevant in a world where Google, Facebook, and an explosion of internet companies were transforming how goods and services were marketed, made, and sold. In a deeply personal journey filled with practical takeaways from two plus decades of initiating change at the top levels of one of the largest corporations in the world, Comstock lays out the challenges, opportunities, tools, and practices needed to embrace change, whatever industry you are in, and make it part of every management decision.
Category: Business & Economics

Pay It Forward

Author : Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN : 9781481409421
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The internationally bestselling book that inspired the Pay It Forward movement is now available in a middle grade edition. Pay It Forward is a moving, uplifting novel about Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old boy in a small California town who accepts his teacher’s challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. Trevor’s idea is simple: do a good deed for three people, and instead of asking them to return the favor, ask them to “pay it forward” to three others who need help. He envisions a vast movement of kindness and goodwill spreading across the world, and in this “quiet, steady masterpiece with an incandescent ending” (Kirkus Reviews), Trevor’s actions change his community forever. This middle grade edition of Pay It Forward is extensively revised, making it an appropriate and invaluable complement to lesson plans and an ideal pick for book clubs, classroom use, and summer reading. Includes an author'snote and curriculum guide.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Business Recoded

Author : Peter Fisk
ISBN : 9781119679868
Genre : Business & Economics
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'Business Recoded is a great source of inspiration for leaders who want to explore, shape and prepare themselves for the future.' ALEXANDER OSTERWALDER, author of Business Model Generation and The Invincible Company 'It is not often that we have moments of magic in any business. What Peter has given us is more than just ideas and inspiration, but a whole way of thinking about how we could reinvent our future, and start making it happen tomorrow.' ALBERTO UNCINI-MANGANELLI, GM and SVP, Adidas 'With energy, enthusiasm and a deep reservoir of fantastic examples, Peter Fisk maps out what each of us needs to do in order to re-calibrate ourselves and our organizations to create the future. Business Recoded is persuasive and compelling.' STUART CRAINER, founder, Thinkers50 'Peter Fisk’s excellent new book, Business Recoded, will help ‘recode’ your business by tapping into the minds of some of the world’s most brilliant business leaders. It’s a must-read for anyone in need of a quick fix of inspiration and tried-and-tested advice.' MARTIN LINDSTROM, author of Buyology and Small Data 'Peter Fisk is a terrific storyteller with an encyclopaedic grasp of best business practices across the globe. If you want to disrupt the future of your business, this book is your decoder ring.' WHITNEY JOHNSON, author of Disrupt Yourself 'A brilliant collection of practical guidelines intended to refresh and reinvent our mindsets, from a global thoughtful leader with vast experience in management development.' SANTIAGO INIGUEZ, President of IE University. 'Business Recoded is definitely a must-read for leaders that want to succeed with their organizations in our fast-changing world.' ANTONIO NIETO-RODRIGUEZ, author of The Project Revolution Business needs a new code for success! Change is dramatic, pervasive and relentless. The challenges are numerous. The opportunities are greater. Incredible technologies and geopolitical shifts, complex markets and stagnating growth, demanding customers and disruptive entrepreneurs, environmental crisis and social distrust, unexpected shocks and uncertain futures. The old codes that got us here don't work anymore. Moving forwards needs a new mindset. Business Recoded is for business leaders who seek to progress in today’s rapidly changing world, and to create the organisations that will thrive in tomorrow's world. It explores how to lead a better future, to reimagine your business, to reinvent markets, to energise your people. It describes how to combine profit with more purpose, intelligent technologies with creative people, radical innovation with sustainable impact. It dives deep into the minds of some of today's most inspiring business leaders - people like Anne Wojcicki and Jeff Bezos, Emily Weiss and Devi Shetty, Daniel Ek and Tan Le, Mary Barra and Masayoshi Son, Satya Nadella and Zhang Ruimin. Learn from the innovative strategies of incredible companies – Alibaba and Amazon, Babylon and BlackRock, Meituan Dianping and Microsoft, Narayana Health and Netflix, Patagonia and PingAn, Spotify and Supercell, and many more. The book is built on 7 seismic shifts driving a more enlightened future of business, unlocking 49 codes that collectively define a new DNA for organisations and their leadership. It's about you – realising your future potential - by developing your own codes for more enlightened progress, personal and business success. Do you have the courage to create a better future, for you and your business?
Category: Business & Economics

Paying It Forward New Beginnings

Author : Chuck Booth
ISBN : 9781483623283
Genre : Fiction
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Charles Logan was a highly decorated combat veteran and retired Army Ranger. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan brought back the nightmares of young men and women in Vietnam who'd suffered the loss of limbs and had been compelled to endure those consequences. Blessed with unexpected good fortune, he established ReRanger School, a facility predicated on the belief that technology must meet the needs of our heroes, that our heroes must not be relegated to the limitations of technology. He set out to return to them some small measure of what they'd sacraficed for their country.
Category: Fiction

Dns And Bind

Author : Cricket Liu
ISBN : 9780596100575
Genre : Computers
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A guide to the Internet's Domain Name System and the Berkeley Internet Name Domain software covers domain and server setup, troubleshooting and configuration, load sharing, subdivision, and server security.
Category: Computers

Play It Forward

Author : Frederick Smith
ISBN : 9781626392939
Genre : Fiction
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Dirty little secrets can lead to public scandals and unexpected love affairs… Malcolm Campbell is the director of a south Los Angeles organization focused on mentoring gay youth, and his nineteen-year-old nephew, Blake, is being sent to stay with him for the summer. Malcolm has always been a community and family role model everyone looks up to. But he also has a secret he never knew he had… until it pops up on the Internet. Across town, in the closed and closeted world of Black Hollywood celebrity, pro-basketball player Tyrell Kincaid and R&B singer Tommie Jordan are public heroes in a very private relationship. After a series of indiscretions and slipups, the relationship becomes fodder for speculation and outing by the paparazzi and nationally-known gossip reporter Livonia Birmingham. Despite living in two different worlds in L.A., Malcolm, Blake, Tommie, and Tyrell find themselves in the same arena, where they’ll have to risk it all to protect their hearts and their destiny.
Category: Fiction

Imagine That

Author : Dewey Friedel
ISBN : 9780768424133
Genre : Religion
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What if you discovered a vehicle that would actually drive you through your purpose driven life? Imagine That will give you all you need to know to begin your journey and complete it. Packed with the latest discoveries in quantum physics and the applied sciences you will have ample evidence both from the secular fields and fresh insights into Biblical passages that will release your creativity. Dianoia (the Greek word for imagination) will become a dear friend of yours to help you fulfill your destiny. You will learn how vital strong emotions are in order to experience manifestations or desired results in your life. You will understand the importance of your self-talk and speech, but how good confession alone without the ingredient of your imagination will only frustrate your efforts. It will surprise you what the greatest discovery of this generation is and how you and everyone else have access to it
Category: Religion

Imagine That

Author : Manuel Luz
ISBN : 1575673487
Genre : Religion
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Why are we artists? How does God experience art? What is the artist’s calling in relation to God, the church, and the world? Drawing from his experiences performing Mozart, playing “dive bars", and leading worship and the arts in the church, author Manuel Luz seeks to answer the questions that artists often ask. Laced with humorous and sometimes poignant anecdotes, Imagine That is a thought-provoking journey through the convergence of art and faith. Luz has been a working musician, writer, pastor, and even amateur cartoonist for more than 40 years, and in Imagine That he lays out his case for a uniquely Christian approach to the vocation of artist, using theologically rich and artist-friendly language. In the end, Imagine That affirms and equips Christian artists for the special kind of ministry that only they can do.
Category: Religion

Imagine That Music

Author : Michael Sells
ISBN : 9781848315709
Genre : Music
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Popular music’s most intriguing stories are the tales of what might have been, those seemingly insignificant incidents that would have had the largest unforeseen effects. Imagine That... Elvis is drafted into the army before his first studio session ... and quietly lives out his days as a support act The curse of the ‘27 Club’ is broken ... and rock music rehabilitates its fallen stars MTV flops as music fans side with the radio star ... and hip-hop never reaches the mainstream Engaging, contentious and compulsively readable, each book in this new series takes the reader on a historical flight of fancy, imagining the consequences if history had gone just that little bit differently.
Category: Music

Harness The Power Of Reflection

Author : Ron Nash
ISBN : 9781452237084
Genre : Education
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Elevate your team’s attitude from “whatever” to “whatever it takes” Seasoned educator Ron Nash inspires all school staff members to embark on their own continuous improvement journeys and model that experience for their students. This book provides a framework for individual reflection and evaluation of schools’ processes as part of a professional development program. Included are strategies and examples from successful schools nationwide. The results speak for themselves: Inspired and empowered staff members Active classrooms with engaged students who enjoy school A customer service-oriented culture where parents feel welcome and valued A schoolwide commitment to sustaining improvement efforts
Category: Education

Telling The Story

Author : Larry Josephson
ISBN : IND:39000016210820
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Imagine That Football

Author : Michael Sells
ISBN : 9781848315679
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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International football’s most intriguing stories are the tales of what might have been, those seemingly insignificant incidents that would have had the largest unforeseen effects. Imagine That... Messi is unable to afford growth hormone treatment ... and Spanish football loses its charitable nature Technology helps prevent decades of human error in football ... and West Germany claims victory at Wembley in 1966 Substitutions are never introduced to football ... and the game is rid of greed and disloyalty Engaging, contentious and compulsively readable, each book in this new series takes the reader on a historical flight of fancy, imagining the consequences if history had gone just that little bit differently.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Change Your Posture Change Your Life

Author : Richard Brennan
ISBN : 9781780282107
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Change Your Posture, Change Your Life analyses the origin and development of the Alexander Technique, how it works and what are its benefits. In chapters ranging from 'The Secret Key to Good Posture' and 'The Hidden Obstacle to Improving Posture' to 'Your Inner Acrobat' and 'First Steps in Releasing Muscle Tension', Richard Brennan examines every aspect of the technique and how it can benefit everyone, young and old. This book will appeal to the many millions of parents and teachers who are increasingly concerned about the rapid deterioration of the posture of their children, who are frequently hunched over desks and computers, as well as their own posture. It will also be of great value to doctors, consultants and physiotherapists, who already realise that posture is a crucial factor in most healthcare, plus those in physical education (including yoga and pilates), all types of sports and the martial arts. And last but not least, the book will be of priceless value to all those who suffer from a wide range of muscular-skeletal problems, including arthritis, backache and headaches, as well as a whole range of other common ailments. With more and more people becoming aware of the role that good posture plays in treating ill health, this is the perfect introduction to implementing its benefits into your own life.
Category: Health & Fitness

All The Rage

Author : Courtney Summers
ISBN : 9781250021922
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Named a "Best Book of 2015" by Bustle, Book Riot, Chicago Public Library, Quill and Quire, and the B&N Teen Blog! The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town, the truth about him has cost her everything-friends, family, and her community. Branded a liar and bullied relentlessly by a group of kids she used to hang out with, Romy's only refuge is the diner where she works outside of town. No one knows her name or her past there; she can finally be anonymous. But when a girl with ties to both Romy and Kellan goes missing after a party, and news of him assaulting another girl in a town close by gets out, Romy must decide whether she wants to fight or carry the burden of knowing more girls could get hurt if she doesn't speak up. Nobody believed her the first time-and they certainly won't now-but the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear. With a shocking conclusion and writing that will absolutely knock you out, Courtney Summers' new novel All the Rage examines the shame and silence inflicted upon young women in a culture that refuses to protect them.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Fixed Income Securities

Author : Bruce Tuckman
ISBN : 9781118133996
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fixed income practitioners need to understand the conceptualframeworks of their field; to master its quantitative tool-kit; andto be well-versed in its cash-flow and pricing conventions.Fixed Income Securities, Third Edition by Bruce Tuckman andAngel Serrat is designed to balance these three objectives. Thebook presents theory without unnecessary abstraction; quantitativetechniques with a minimum of mathematics; and conventions at auseful level of detail. The book begins with an overview of global fixed income marketsand continues with the fundamentals, namely, arbitrage pricing,interest rates, risk metrics, and term structure models to pricecontingent claims. Subsequent chapters cover individual markets andsecurities: repo, rate and bond forwards and futures, interest rateand basis swaps, credit markets, fixed income options, andmortgage-backed-securities. Fixed Income Securities, Third Edition is full ofexamples, applications, and case studies. Practically everyquantitative concept is illustrated through real market data. Thispractice-oriented approach makes the book particularly useful forthe working professional. This third edition is a considerable revision and expansion ofthe second. Most examples have been updated. The chapters on fixedincome options and mortgage-backed securities have beenconsiderably expanded to include a broader range of securities andvaluation methodologies. Also, three new chapters have been added:the global overview of fixed income markets; a chapter on corporatebonds and credit default swaps; and a chapter on discounting withbases, which is the foundation for the relatively recent practiceof discounting swap cash flows with curves based on money marketrates. This university edition includes problems which students canuse to test and enhance their understanding of the text.
Category: Business & Economics

T Ai Chi As A Path Of Wisdom

Author : Linda Myoki Lehrhaupt
ISBN : 9780834826748
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Unlike most t'ai chi books, which focus strictly on how to do the t'ai chi forms, T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom presents a personal, practical view of this intriguing martial art. Lehrhaupt shares illuminating stories from her own life and the lives of her students that show how t'ai chi can be a vehicle for profound self-discovery and spiritual growth. In learning to master each body posture, t'ai chi students often confront self-doubt, frustration, and the desire to compete and compare themselves to others—problems that also arise in daily life. Lehrhaupt shows how these and other obstacles provide valuable opportunities to deepen awareness and recognize the striking continuities between practice and everyday life. Each section of the book includes practical exercises designed to enhance students' understanding of t'ai chi movements, and a helpful appendix answers many frequently asked questions about t'ai chi training such as how to find a teacher and how to balance practice with family life. Full of useful insights and guidance, T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom will be a valuable companion for all students of this increasingly popular martial art.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : National Speech Arts Association
ISBN : UOM:39015048885746
Genre :
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The Feel Good Guide To Prosperity

Author : Eva Gregory
ISBN : 097530271X
Genre : Self-Help
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Prosperity is available to everyone and the author shows readers how to achieve it by following some specific principles.
Category: Self-Help

Journal Of A Mad Man

Author : Derrick McCarson
ISBN : 9781630872489
Genre : Religion
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What is the meaning of life? The question has been asked by the brightest philosophical minds for centuries. Still to this day answers vary greatly depending on the worldview. Solomon, the wisest king in Israel's history, set all his energies to search for the ultimate meaning of life under the sun. His conclusions may shock and surprise you--vanity, chasing after the wind, absurdity, vanishing smoke. Are these the musings of a genius or of a mad man? If you are looking for a candy-coated appraisal of life then go ahead and put this book down. However, if you are looking for a no-frills, brutally honest, ragged-edged assessment of reality, then you have discovered an indispensable volume. In Journal of a Mad Man, pastor and author Derrick McCarson will carefully guide readers verse by verse through Solomon's meditations recorded in the Old Testament book of wisdom--Ecclesiastes. Not only will readers attempt to plumb the depths of some of mankind's most vexing questions, but they will also discover Solomon's secrets for wise living in a warped world.
Category: Religion