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Why The Best Are The Best

Author : Kevin Eastman
ISBN : 1642250252
Genre : Business & Economics
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Over his forty years in the game of basketball at the collegiate and professional levels, Kevin Eastman has become widely known as one of the very best teachers in the game. He is also a lifelong student of the coaches and players at the highest levels. As a coach of the 2008 NBA Champion Boston Celtics, Kevin has lived in the world of the best while observing and studying them every day. He studies what makes the best the best--their habits, mindsets, strategies and every day choices. Known as a thought leader in the basketball and sports worlds, Kevin is now an engaging speaker who inspires a wide range of audiences, from college and professional sports teams, to diverse corporate and government groups. Kevin's curiosity and dedication to learning provide the backdrop for delivering powerful talks on leadership, culture, teamwork, and why the best are the best.
Category: Business & Economics

Why The West Is Not The Best 10 Superiority Myths

Author : Francisco Capelo
ISBN : 9781411680487
Genre : Social Science
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Is Stephen Hawking wrong about the universeA's space expansion ? Does Noam Chomsky really studies Language...? Why has science chosen Freud instead of Jung ? These are the ten myths which are the basis for the western civilizationA's superiority idea: 1- Linguistics: the Myth of moneme 2- Physics: the UniverseA's expansion of space 3- Sociology/ Anthropology: the pastless society 4- Educational system and Politics: the neutral society with a totally democratic education 5- Psychology: the Myth of scientific objectivity 6- Economics: the stealing of natural resources 7- Communication Media: the Myth of free Communication Media 8- Egocentrism: the Anglo - Saxon concept of family 9- The invention of Money: life without meaning 10- The International Style in architecture
Category: Social Science

Why America S Public Schools Are The Best Place For Kids

Author : Dave F. Brown
ISBN : 9781610483582
Genre : Education
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"Despite measured success of American public schools, the media, politicians, and big business attack public schools and their teachers with inaccuracies that threaten the equal opportunities provided by public education. Research indicates that No Child Left Behind, charter schools, and vouchers do not improve students learning or help educators teach better. The book provide reasons to support American public schools and educators"--
Category: Education

The Intuitive Parent

Author : Stephen Camarata, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781101614266
Genre : Family & Relationships
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You already have everything you need to raise a healthy, happy, intelligent child Parenting today is practically a competitive sport, and marketers are all too happy to cash in. Scare tactics and scientific-sounding jargon make it seem like parents are in constant danger of hard-wiring their children’s brains for failure. In fact, this state of parental anxiety is totally unnecessary—and possibly bad for our children. Babies are born with an appetite to learn. Children are naturally curious about the world and eager to explore it. They don’t need flashcards, educational videos, or the latest iPad app to help speed their development. Attempts to get children speaking and reading before they’re developmentally ready may even harm them in the long run. In The Intuitive Parent, Vanderbilt University child development specialist Dr. Stephen Camarata debunks the claims many of these “brain development” programs make. Using accessible, down-to-earth language he explains how parents can intuitively support their child’s brain development by simply paying attention. Babies and children develop at their own pace; what’s more, they are hardwired to signal to caregivers when they’re ready for the next step. Restrictive tools like flashcards may derail your child’s ability to learn holistically—and will definitely sap the joy from one of the most important jobs in the world: being a parent. The key is to recognize the “ready to learn” cues your child is giving you and respond in a way that comes naturally. Routine activities, such as playing peekaboo, reading books to a toddler, talking, singing, feeding, and otherwise meeting the everyday needs of a child, are the true magic that ultimately wires a child’s brain and helps children become an intelligent, confident, curious, and talented adults. Grounded in the latest science by a nationally recognized child development expert, The Intuitive Parent arms parents and caregivers with the confidence and knowledge they need to quit worrying and enjoy the time they have with their child—no fancy gadgets or pricey videos necessary. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Family & Relationships

Giving Notice

Author : Freada Kapor Klein
ISBN : 9780470193372
Genre : Business & Economics
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A groundbreaking book that offers approaches for changing the hidden biases in the workplace This is an eye-opening examination of the causes and dynamics of bias in the workplace, offering a psychological, political, and societal analysis of the actual cost of bias to the bottom line. The authors make the hurdles that women and minorities face in the workplace as personal to the reader as they are to those who face them. Giving Notice is filled with sensible approaches for solving the current imbalance and challenges us to rethink unconscious ideas about stereotypes and commonly accepted business practices. Freada Kapor Klein (San Francisco, CA) is an internationally noted consultant and diversity expert. She has been quoted in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and on the Today show, Nightline, and NBC Nightly News. Kimberly Allers (Bayshore, NY) was a writer at Fortune magazine and is a frequent guest speaker at professional development and women-oriented seminars. Martha Mendoza (Santa Cruz, CA) is a national writer for the Associated Press. She won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.
Category: Business & Economics

Why Is The Netherlands The Best Country

Author : Siv Gustafsson
ISBN : 9789056295110
Genre : Families
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Annotation. Population economics is about your own life. Issues such as: optimal age at motherhood, career planning, birth timing, marriage and divorce are questions that every individual has to decide on. All these private decisions are both influenced by the economic situation and have economic consequences. Therefore economics of the family contributes both on the micro level for individuals making decisions and on the macro level for governments worrying for example about aging of the population. Because institutional arrangements differ between countries inter-county comparisons can explain behaviour. This title can be previewed in Google Books - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN9789056295110.
Category: Families

Why India Is Best For Network Marketing

Author : Dr. Ujjwal Patni
ISBN : 9789384976095
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As a motivational trainer & networking specialist, I interacted with many directors and top leaders of leading network marketing companies. More than 1 million networkers participated in my seminars. After working hard for years, I could understand, why one person succeeds in this system and why another fails? Why one company survives and reaches the top while an other company has to shut doors? Now I am confident that this is not an easy earning system, neither a shortcut to attain wealth. This system demands hard work and devotion. I personally believe that it.

Why The West Is Best

Author : Ibn Warraq
ISBN : 9781594035777
Genre : Political Science
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We, in the West in general, and the United States in particular, have witnessed over the last twenty years a slow erosion of our civilizational self-confidence. Under the influence of intellectuals and academics in Western universities, intellectuals such as Gore Vidal, Susan Sontag, Edward Said, and Noam Chomsky, and destructive intellectual fashions such as post-modernism, moral relativism, and mulitculturalism, the West has lost all self-confidence in its own values, and seems incapable and unwilling to defend those values. By contrast, resurgent Islam, in all its forms, is supremely confident, and is able to exploit the West's moral weakness and cultural confusion to demand ever more concessions from her. The growing political and demographic power of Muslim communities in the West, aided and abetted by Western apologists of Islam, not to mention a compliant, pro-Islamic US Administration, has resulted in an ever-increasing demand for the implementation of Islamic law-the Sharia- into the fabric of Western law, and Western constitutions. There is an urgent need to examine why the Sharia is totally incompatible with Human Rights and the US Constitution. This book , the first of its kind, proposes to examine the Sharia and its potential and actual threat to democratic principles. This book defines and defends Western values, strengths and freedoms often taken for granted. This book also tackles the taboo subjects of racism in Asian culture, Arab slavery, and Islamic Imperialism. It begins with a homage to New York City, as a metaphor for all we hold dear in Western culture- pluralism, individualism, freedom of expression and thought, the complete freedom to pursue life, liberty and happiness unhampered by totalitarian regimes, and theocratic doctrines.
Category: Political Science

The Best Liberal Quotes Ever

Author : William P. Martin
ISBN : 1402203098
Genre : Humor
File Size : 33.16 MB
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The Best Liberal Quotes Ever is the largest and most up-to-date collection of liberal quotes. With more than 2,500 thoughts and sayings (most never published before) on a variety of topics from authority to sex to vanity, this fun book is a treasure trove of progressive wisdom. It even includes a section on the dumbest things ever said by the Right! A perfect gift for those who have worn through their copies of Lies and the Lying Liars... and Stupid White Men.
Category: Humor

Mastiffs Are The Best

Author : Elaine Landau
ISBN : 9780761360834
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces mastiffs, including the history of the breed, their classification by the American Kennel Club as a working dog, and the kind of care that they need as pets.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction