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Staying Power

Author : Peter Fryer
ISBN : 0861047494
Genre : History
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‘For this retrieval of the lost histories of black Britain Mr Fryer has my deep gratitude. An invaluable book.’ --Salman Rushdie
Category: History

Staying Power

Author : Hermann Walka
ISBN : 9781617397097
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Almost twenty years after the Iron Curtain came down and the borders were opened within Western Europe, I was ready to go back to my place of birth. Hermann Walka's childhood was marred by war even before his life began. He was born on December 30, 1939, in Moravia of western Czechoslovakia. Four months prior, at the start of World War II, powerful German forces invaded his homeland. His family did the best they could to survive everyday life. But when everyday life included air raids and the threat of bombings, it was a struggle. Life was only made more difficult when months later, Hermann's father, the head of the family farm, was forced into the German military. It would be years before his family would see him again. The end of the war only brought more hardship as eastern Czechs, who harbored anger and resentment toward the western Czechs as a result of the war, forced Hermann's family and other townspeople into Austria into housing camps, where he was separated from the rest of his family. Often cold, hungry, dehydrated, and exhausted for long periods of time, Hermann developed Staying Power, the power to persevere, and the faith that things would get better. It was this positivity that would carry him through his entire life, long after the war was over. And it is this positivity that Hermann hopes will inspire readers in the times they struggle. Hermann Walka lives in Texas. Staying Power is his first book.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Staying Power

Author : Carol Kent
ISBN : 9781493421213
Genre : Religion
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Too often, when a life crisis hits, a marriage suffers--even a healthy one--and all the personality profiles and couples' therapy in the world won't keep your marriage from experiencing the tough stuff. So how do you and your spouse face the stresses put on your marriage and not only stay together but come out on the other side even more loving and committed? In Staying Power, two longtime couples offer insights, skills, and clear direction so that you can respond to trials in a way that strengthens rather than weakens your marriage. They show you how to - handle anger creatively, forgive freely, and persevere together - nurture one another in powerful ways - learn new techniques for connecting both verbally and nonverbally in the midst of crisis - and much more Don't let financial trouble, infertility, health challenges, parenting cares, addiction of a loved one, or heartbreaking loss destroy your marriage. Instead, learn how through your strong relationship you can overcome all of life's curveballs--together.
Category: Religion

Staying Power

Author : Judith Cutler
ISBN : 9781448301096
Genre : Fiction
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Flying home after a brief visit to Florence, Detective Sergeant Kate Power of Birmingham CID has a pleasant conversation with the businessman next to her. Two days later he’s found hanging from a canal bridge – with Kate’s business card in his pocket the only means of identification. It looks like a clear-cut suicide – but Kate isn’t so sure. And, as her subsequent investigations prove, the cause of death and its consequences are more serious than she could ever have imagined. Still battling against prejudice and intimidation at work and fighting to prove herself, Kate is determined to uncover the shocking truth.
Category: Fiction

Staying Power

Author : Michael A. Cusumano
ISBN : 9780191641404
Genre : Business & Economics
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As we continue in an era of simultaneous innovation and commoditization, enabled by digital technologies, managers around the world are asking themselves "how can we both adapt to rapid changes in technology and markets, and still make enough money to survive - and thrive?" To provide answers to these important and urgent questions, MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Michael Cusumano draws on nearly 30 years of research into the practices of global corporations that have been acknowledged leaders and benchmark setters - including Apple, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Toyota, Sony, Panasonic, and others in a range of high-technology, services, and manufacturing industries. These companies have also encountered major challenges in their businesses or disruptions to their core technologies. If we look deeply enough, he contends, we can see the ideas that underpin the management practices that make for great companies, and drive their strategic evolution and innovation capabilities. From his deep knowledge of these organizations, Cusumano distils six enduring principles that he believes have been - in various combinations - crucial to their strategy, innovation management practices, and ability to deal with change and uncertainty. The first two principles - platforms (not just products), and services (especially for product firms) - are relatively new and broader ways of thinking about strategy and business models, based on Cusumano's latest research. The other four - capabilities (not just strategy or positioning), the "pull" concept (not just push), economies of scope (not just scale), and flexibility (not just efficiency) - all contribute to agility, which is a mix of flexibility and speed. Many practices associated with these ideas, such as dynamic capabilities, just-in-time production, iterative or prototype-driven product development, flexible design and manufacturing, modular architectures, and component reuse, are now commonly regarded as standard best practices. These six enduring principles are essential in a new world dominated by platforms and technology-enabled services.
Category: Business & Economics

Staying Power

Author : Thom Murray
ISBN : 0929398653
Genre : Education
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Registrars and Deans of Students have judged this book extremely useful for their offices as well as counseling and testing centers, reading and study skills classes and athletic departments. This book contains exact instructions on how to earn the diploma you want—avoiding delays and following the quickest route to your goal. Who Needs This Book? Freshmen or returning students needing to learn their way around the college maze. Sophomores trying to complete the hazardous “foundation years” filled with required courses and tempting electives. Juniors who have managed to survive the “flunk 'em out” years, and now must make final choices in their majors and minors. Seniors who need to get their credit hours and college deadlines in proper order so they can amaze their families by graduating on time. “Perpetual Seniors” who need to identify their mistakes and find the direct route to the bachelor's degree. Students With Families , who need help managing their time and resources. Friends and Relatives of students in any of the above categories, who want to give the “key to success” as a gift.
Category: Education

Staying Power

Author : Phil Taylor
ISBN : 9781444797299
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Phil 'The Power' Taylor is the uncontested king of darts, his sixteen world championship titles between 1990 and 2013 far outclassing anything else the game has seen. He started out as a protégé of Eric Bristow, the Crafty Cockney, having wandered into his Burslem pub with a set of darts his wife had given him for his birthday. At that time Taylor was earning £52 a week working in a ceramics factory and hardly played. But jaws dropped and pint mugs tipped over as this newcomer suddenly unleashed a gift for flight that had soon eclipsed even the Crafty Cockney himself, and amassed Phil a haul of over 200 professional tournament victories. Staying Power is a year in the life of a legend, twice nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, a man who made darts look a doddle to British pub-goers everywhere and set his seal on the game as the bloke to beat. A year of triumph and disaster, in which Taylor crashed out of the world championship in the second round to young outsider Michael Smith and fell asleep at home on Christmas day, exhausted from the strain of constant winning. A year when he played arguably the greatest ever game of darts, in the Grand Slam semi-final against recent world champion Adrian Lewis the two slugging it out to the wire. A year in which Taylor rocked Australia, fêted like royalty. A year of spats and hecklers, clashes on stage and off, of head-to-heads with the Dutch superstar Michael van Gerwen. But most of all this is a year in which Phil Taylor, one of sport's greatest champions, has looked hard at his life in his determination to stay in power.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Staying Power

Author : Louis Boney
ISBN : 1092513167
Genre :
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Getting a handle on the inevitable ebb and flow of life can be challenging regardless of how old you are. Whether you are a student struggling with life changes, a parent considering giving up, or in need of an encouraging word, Louis Boney has advice to help you make it through.
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Staying Power

Author : Michael R. Eades, M.D.
ISBN : 0471725668
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 58.28 MB
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The ultimate 365-day lifestyle plan You've done the diet. Now find out how to maintain your optimal weight and health--for life! With their 4-million-copy bestseller Protein Power, the Eades were among the first to bring you news of the low-carb revolution. Now, with this groundbreaking new book, they offer you a total step-by-step program for making the new you a lifelong success story. If you've achieved or nearly achieved your weight-loss and health goals following the Eades' plan or any other low-carb diet plan, Staying Power supplies you with everything you need to take the big leap from low-carb dieting to a satisfying lifestyle. Staying Power arms you with a gold mine of clinically proven tools and strategies, including: * A transition-to-maintenance program that helps you make the transition from dieting to maintaining--including two weeks of transitional meal plans * A month's worth of delicious maintenance meal plans * The 7-Day Low-Carb Boot Camp for when you've slipped or plateaued * Almost sixty pages of answers to all your low-carb questions * Indispensable advice on how to stick to your low-carb plan during holidays and special events, at restaurants, and while traveling * A 365-day fill-in planner, including tips, motivational quotes, and other valuable resources * Insights, advice, and inspiration from people who've made the transition to a low-carb lifestyle * And more!
Category: Health & Fitness

Staying Power

Author : Susan E. Johnson
ISBN : OCLC:1050063794
Genre :
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