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Winning Wizard S Words Of Management Wisdom

Author : William P. Fisher
ISBN : 9781681818498
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Winning Wizard’s Words of Management Wisdom is the second book in the author’s Winning Wizard series, and it is the sequel to Winning Wizard’s Leadership Axioms for Career Progression and Everyday Living. The book follows up on a retired Chief Executive Officer of an international organization by the name of Winning Wizard. The executive is mentoring Radael (leader spelled backwards), a young management trainee in need of advice and guidance, and learning how to survive and advance in the organization. The book identifies many management issues and challenges, each culminating in Words of Management Wisdom. The action takes place in the land of Yenom (money spell backwards). The words of wisdom provided are incisive, trenchant, and thought provoking. There are 40 chapters, including the titles Climbing an Organization Mountain; Management ABCs; Leaders vs. Bureaucrats; Bosses; and The Perfect Executive.
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The Wizard Of Oz And Philosophy

Author : Randall E. Auxier
ISBN : 9780812697827
Genre : Philosophy
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From the bedtime story by L. Frank Baum to the classic 1939 film, no story has captured the imaginations of generations of children — and adults — like The Wizard of Oz. The story of Dorothy’s journey through Oz, the colorful characters, places, songs, and dialogue have permeated popular culture around the world. The contributors to this volume take a very close look at The Wizard of Oz and ask the tough questions about this wonderful tale. They wonder if someone can possess a virtue without knowing it, and if the realm of Oz was really the dream or if Kansas was the dream. Why does water melt the Wicked Witch of the West and why does Toto seem to know what the other characters can’t seem to figure out? The articles included tackle these compelling questions and more, encouraging readers to have discussions of their own.
Category: Philosophy

Winning Wizard S Leadership Axioms For Career Progression And Everyday Living

Author : William P. Fisher, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781681815923
Genre : Business & Economics
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The concept and practice of leadership is widely talked about, written about, studied, researched, discussed (and perhaps cussed), admired, imitated, envied, and often disregarded, but it is still an enigma in the human realm. We know it when we see it but we can’t adequately define it or “package” it. Still, there are some things we can say about leadership that are veritable truths, which we call “axioms” that can help us focus on the subject so we can become better leaders. Winning Wizard’s Leadership Axioms for Career Progression and Everyday Living is a compendium of 417 such axioms that address the skills, attributes, values, traits, and qualities of current and aspirational leaders. “Winning Wizard” is a retired chief executive officer of a major international organization who has been granted emeritus status, and has been given an office on the top floor Stratospheric Lounge, so he is available to organizational constituents when called upon. Redael is a lower level manager in the organization who aspires to top management and a leadership position not only in the firm, but in the industry and the world community. Redael realizes “Winning Wizard” can be a valuable mentor, and meets with the sage to get some sound advice and guidance to help scale the organization’s mountain to its apex. Leadership axioms include: • Leaders know it’s not who you are that’s important, but it’s what you do that’s most important! • Leaders conceive of themselves as leaders, carry themselves as leaders, and conduct themselves as leaders. • Leaders prefer workhorses to show horses. The insights and provocative thoughts compiled in this book will make you a (better) leader if you take them to heart.
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Volleyball Coaching Wizards Wizard Wisdom

Author : John Forman
ISBN : 1720895570
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If you could bring more than 40 of the world's best volleyball coaches together, do you think they might have some interesting things to say? That's exactly what we've done with Volleyball Coaching Wizards. This book shares some of those insights. Discover what coaches with tens of thousands of wins, and hundreds of championships at all different levels think about things like: Developing a team culture and good team chemistry Making non-starters feel like they are important Getting the most out of your best players Planning highly effective practice sessions Ways to get the most from training games Maintaining a confident team Managing the team in matches Being the best coach you can be, now and as you progress Who are these great coaches? We can't list them all, but here are some of those whose wisdom and insight contributed to this book. Jan De Brandt: Has coached professionally in several countries and internationally for Belgium and Hungary. Winner of the European League, CEV club competition medals, and domestic league and cup titles. Sue Gozansky: Winner of 3 National Championships and nearly 700 NCAA collegiate matches. AVCA Hall of Fame inductee in 2006. FIVB coaching instructor. Multiple book author. Giovanni Guidetti: Winner of multiple CEV Champions League gold medals and FIVB Club World Championships. Led the Dutch Women's National team to the medal round of the 2016 Olympics. Mick Haley: NCAA Division I national championships with two different universities. Multiple 2-year college national titles. More than 1000 total victories. US Women's National Team Olympic coach. AVCA Hall of Fame. Vital Heynen: 2014 World Championships bronze medalist as German National Team head coach. Four league titles, 5 Cups, and 4 Super Cups in Belgium. Two CEV Cup medals. Has also coached pro teams in Turkey, Poland, France, and Germany. Anders Kristiansson: Winner of 26 domestic men's and women's championships in his native Sweden, 15 in Belgium, and 3 in Greece. Reached the CEV Champions League Final Four on four occasions - 2 finals. Coached the Swedish National Team to silver at the 1989 European Championships. Carl McGown: Over 40 years experience in the USA National Team program; 13 seasons as head coach at BYU, winning 2 national championships; Swiss league and cup titles; AVCA Hall of Fame. Tom Turco: Winner of nearly 20 state high school championships. AVCA National Coach of the Year in 2008 and NHSCA National Volleyball Coach of the Year in 2012. Teams won a record 110 matches in a row from 2003 to 2007. Take your volleyball coaching to the next level with insights from those who are already at where you want to be! What is Volleyball Coaching Wizards? The Volleyball Coaching Wizards project is about identifying great coaches from all categories of volleyball and making their experience, insights, and expertise available to people all over the world. We interview coaches from across the globe, all age groups, both genders, all competitive levels, indoor and beach. They share with us their philosophies, their thought processes, and their methodologies. We then share that with you. About the Authors John Forman is the author of the well-respected coachingvb.com blog. His coaching experience includes Juniors, college, and university in the US and U.K., plus professional coaching in Sweden. Mark Lebedew is currently the Australian Men's National Team Coach and coaches professionally in Poland. He previously coached five seasons in Germany where his teams won three straight league championships and a CEV Champions League bronze medal.
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A Sojourn Among The Avatars Of Wisdom

Author : Dudley Mecum
ISBN : 9781462025251
Genre : Fiction
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Chris Cole enjoys aiming for the stars. After he rockets into orbit aboard the space shuttle, his mission is cut short when he is the victim of an accident aboard the International Space Station. Whisked back to earth for medical observation, Chris is eventually released. Before his return flight to Kennedy Space Center the next day, Chris decides to attend a nearby medieval fair with an acquaintance—a decision that will change the course of his life forever. Shortly after the astronaut’s arrival at the festival, the king unexpectedly selects Chris to be a contestant in a tournament. As Chris’s quest to become a knight begins, he learns how to wield a sword, battle foes, and achieve greatness. Unfortunately, villainy, treachery, and a crucible await him. As enemies emerge from the shadows, others use him as a pawn to settle old scores. Guided by a cast of colorful characters who dispense timeless advice, Chris is overcome with self-doubt as he ponders whether it is really possible to change his destiny. In this gripping fantasy tale, wisdom of the world’s greatest philosophers and modern sages is brought to life as one man attempts to escape from a prison of his own making.
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Superheroes And Philosophy

Author : Thomas V. Morris
ISBN : 9780812695731
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A collection of essays by various authors that explore how superheroes deal with a variety of philosophical issues.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Wisdom S Soft Whisper

Author : Wizard Baldour
ISBN : 1436384818
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"´WISDOM´ in words" - is a paradox that Sages and Saints alone could successfully ´tackle´! Fortunate is a seeker that drowns himself in this "Pool of Wisdom" and survives ´headless´ happily re-established in the unseen Heart! The world labels him: ´mad´, ´beggar´, ´Wizard´; thereby unsuccessfully attempting to identify him, push him into the non-reality of ´moving´ movie frames! A true seeker rejoices in the ´NOW´ of the reality of movement-lessness - that a ´madman´, a ´beggar´, a ´Wizard´ is portraying only the non-noticed ´Screen´ in every projected moving movies "Millions of body-´I´-s dissolved in one ´I AM´-Eternity!" ~ V. Ganesan
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Wizard Of Wishes

Author : Woody Rowe
ISBN : 1469112450
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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THE WIZARD OF WISHES plays the “three magical wishes” theme, but with a few strange twists. Readers (and listeners) may have fun following the rainbow-coded clues. Could the story have happened? No, you say? Don’t be too sure. THE GOLDEN DEER illustrates the quality of metta, or loving kindness. This rhymed version is adapted from Ten Jataka Stories, I.B. Horner (Bangkok, 1974). A prose retelling, “Banyan,” appears in Twenty Jataka Tales, Noor Inayat Khan (Rochester, Vermont, 1975); another, “The Banyan Deer,” in The Hungry Tigress, Rafe Martin (Berkeley, California, 1990). A LITTLE MAGIC can be read as an old-fashioned fairy tale that takes place in an imaginary land. But it can also be seen as a subtly inspirational ghost story. Or even a universal, but Eastern-leaning, spiritual teaching.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Wisdom Quest

Author : Travis Fisk
ISBN : 9781468916270
Genre : Fiction
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Long, long ago in the world there were many magical and mystical beings thriving, prospering and living in harmony with one another. At that time there was an ancient law passed down through many, many generations; No two very powerful magical people are allowed to have offspring. Because their offspring are three or four times as powerful as the parents combined. Their children, if swayed by the evil side of magic could destroy the world and all who live in it. Well - you can't stop love, it happened and this forbidden act set forth a chain of events that shook the foundations of every kingdom, village, township and perish on the planet and gave new meaning to the statement, always question authority. This smitten act is going to take us on a journey that will never be forgotten. With moments of great excitement and adventure, paths that test our patience, trust and strength through great peril, days of immense joy and happiness, all for the sake of seeking truth and knowledge will forever be known as; Wisdom Quest.
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Orlan The Wizard And The Dragons

Author : Bonnie Jo
ISBN : 9781496905666
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A young wizard is forced to leave his home because no one wanted him. He starts his journey to find a master wizard who is hard to find to finish his training so that he may once again return to his village, but he meets a young curious dragon by accident when a spell goes wrong. He discovers that he just may be able to help the dragons save their families in their world by giving them the chance to talk through many trials and finally being accepted for who he is.
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