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Winning Sales Presentations by Patrick Henry Hansen
Winning Sales Presentations draws on history’s most compelling moments to teach modern presentation principles — Winston Churchill’s blistering attack against The Third Reich, Patrick Henry’s declaration of “Liberty or Death,” Robert the Bruce’s call for arms at the battle of Bannockburn, Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, and more.
Through the French Canals by David Jefferson
Through the French Canals has probably tempted more people to explore the beautiful waterways of France than any other book. First published in 1970, it’s been the key authoritative title on cruising the French canals ever since.
Why Simple Wins by Lisa Bodell
Imagine what you could do with the time you spend writing emails every day. Complexity is killing companies’ ability to innovate and adapt, and simplicity is fast becoming the competitive advantage of our time. Why Simple Wins helps leaders and their teams move beyond the feelings of frustration and futility that come with so much unproductive work in today’s corporate world to create a corporate culture where valuable, essential, meaningful work is the norm.
Understanding the Chess Openings by Sam Collins
“There has most certainly been a need for an updating of Fine’s Ideas Behind the Chess Openings and this volume is the first book of the modern era to do this.” – Lou Mercuri, Chess Horizons This major work surveys all chess openings, providing a guide to every critical main line and featuring descriptions of the typical strategies for both sides.
The Titleless Leader by Nan S. Russell
“Nan has an uncommon and comprehensive understanding of the workplace. Her talent is embracing and encouraging the diverse gifts of every member of the team, a proven formula for success, and a genuine approach to leadership.” —Marlene Robinson, Director, QVC Production Services How people work, communicate, collaborate, and manage responsibilities has changed.
The Poker Coach Practical Strategies by Alec Torelli
Make your own luck—lessons that show you how to play poker like a pro. Are you ready to go all-in on learning to play poker like a champ? The Poker Coach is the ultimate in-home resource for card sharks looking to get serious and start growing their bankroll. Whether it’s developing essential strategies for managing odds, reading tells, or controlling your body language, the guidance inside The Poker Coach gives you everything you need to take your game to the next level.
The Green Grocer by Richard Walker
Running a sustainable business doesn’t mean that you can’t make a profit. In this inspiring book, readers that own businesses of all sizes will learn the value of pursuing ethical policies through the journey of the author’s quest to “do it right”.
The Chippewa by Richard D. Cornell
Inspired by August Derleth’s seminal book The Wisconsin, Richard D. Cornell traveled the Chippewa River from its two sources south of Ashland to where it joins the Mississippi.
The Confident Leader by Larina Kase
“This groundbreaking book will become a classic. I’ll be recommending it to all of my readers.” -Kevin Hogan, author of The Psychology of PersuasionNew York Times bestselling author Larina Kase explains how to accomplish the things you think you can’t, but really wish you could . . .
The Complete Guide to Home Inspection by Roger C. Robinson
Thorough enough for professionals…accessible enough for homeowners! Written in plain language suitable even for first-time home buyers, The Complete Guide to Home Inspection is a must-have reference. An all-in-one resource with 250 descriptive photographs and 20 helpful illustrations, it is invaluable for home buyers, home sellers, professional home inspectors, and every homeowner who wants to understand what their house is telling them.
The Business of Music Management by Tom Stein
Readers will gain vital and accurate knowledge about the music business, how musicians get paid, the legal framework for business, and will learn to recognize and leverage opportunities through overcoming the inevitable obstacles to success in a rapidly-changing industry.
Shipping Container Homes by Dawson Dwyer
What if you could find the house of your dreams without even need to spend too much money to buy it? Container homes can be an excellent alternative to traditional housing for a number of reasons. If you are struggling to find affordable housing, are interested in taking the plunge into tiny house living, or you are needing a flexible housing option, container living may be the solution you are looking for!
Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects by Spike Carlsen
Blending the practicality of IKEA with the creativity of Martha Stewart, this collection of innovative projects is presented with simplicity of construction in mind. The suggested pieces are practical, have broad appeal, and carry a high brag factor upon completion. Requiring minimal assembly time and tools, this concise, engaging, and even humorous guide offers countless tips as well as clear and instructive photography.
Project Communications by Connie Plowman, Jill Diffendal
This book presents a new way to look at communication within projects. It combines real-world examples and practical tips with theory, research, and professional standards you can apply to any size and type of project.Communication is vital for project success. Experts know it.
Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers by Jane Paris
Professional dance is an exciting but demanding career to choose, and the dancer of today needs to be physically prepared for the stress on the body that a performing life entails. Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers is a practical guide to exercises designed specifically for dance students and professionals alike. The focus on how to choose exercises that suit the individual offers dancers the freedom to optimize their performance potential in a flexible environment.
Piano Music Album for Children by Hakim El Yamri
“If you teach young beginners, get this book. You will not regret it.” Music Teacher Magazine. “A useful tool for the absolute beginner… arranged in the most friendly manner possible to take players from the earliest levels to a standard that would make success in the Pre Grade 1… test a total certainty.” EPTA Piano Journal This book contains 36 well-known and well-loved pieces for young pianists, including nursery rhymes, children’s songs and famous classical pieces. The difficulty progresses from complete beginner to prep test standard, divided into four parts: simple tunes for one hand; melodies shared between two hands; putting hands together and prep test standard pieces.
Piano Duets for Kids by Hakim El Yamri
The musical education of children can be enriched and broadenced immeasurable through ensemble work in the form of duet playing. The basic idea in compining Piano Diet for choldren has been to select and present the kind of composition which will develop and cultivate an appreciation of good music as well as improve technique.
Performance Acceleration Management by H. James Harrington
In the same way that a well-defined approach is needed to develop an effective strategic plan, an equally well-designed approach is needed to support the alignment of your organization’s structure, management concepts, systems, processes, networks, knowledge nets, training, hiring, and reward systems. Examining top-down, bottom-up, and core planning and execution processes, The Organizational Alignment Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Acceleration provides a systematic approach for establishing the infrastructure needed to support a successful transformation and make your strategic plan a reality.
Nissan Z by Pete Evanow
Nissan Z: 50 Years of Exhilarating Performance is the Nissan-official chronicle of Z history, from Datsun’s planning for the new model in the late 1960s through the latest 50th anniversary Nissan 370Z. The Datsun 240Z revolutionized the sports car industry and demolished established assumptions about Japanese automakers. With the Z, Datsun gave the world a sleek, sexy, fast product—one that forever banished the idea that Japanese manufacturers could only build economy cars.
Mercedes-Benz W114 and W115 by James Taylor
The W114 and W115 models were enormously successful for Mercedes-Benz, and their sales in nine years of production between 1967 and 1976 almost equalled the total of all Mercedes passenger models built in the 23 years between 1945 and the time of their introduction in 1968.
Leadership Without Excuses by Jeff Grimshaw, Gregg Baron
IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE ACCOUNTABILITY—NO EXCUSES! “Very engaging! Grimshaw and Baron provide practical coaching points on how to translate leadership intentions into results.” DAVE HILFMAN, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CONTINENTAL AIRLINES “A timely collection of valuable lessons on how to prevent excuses before they happen.” MICHAEL PIETRUNTI, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, KYOCERA MITA AMERICA, INC.
How to Work a Room by Susan RoAne
How To Work A Room is the classic bestselling self-help book on improving communication and socialization skills in business and life, giving you the confidence and tools to walk into any room and shine. The 25th Anniversary Edition is fully revised and updated, incorporating new research on interaction and the role of technology and social media in networking, with RoAne’s proven tips for using digital strategies to your advantage.
Give and Take by Nitsan Chorev
Give and Take looks at local drug manufacturing in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, from the early 1980s to the present, to understand the impact of foreign aid on industrial development. While foreign aid has been attacked by critics as wasteful, counterproductive, or exploitative, Nitsan Chorev makes a clear case for the effectiveness of what she terms “developmental foreign aid.”
Decoding Manhattan by Antonis Antoniou
Mysteries and folkways of New York City revealed in an entertaining collection of graphic art The life and legend of New York City, from the size of its skyscrapers to the ways of its inhabitants, is vividly captured in this lively collection of more than 250 maps, cross sections, ï¬‚owcharts, tables, board games, cartoons and infographics, and other unique diagrams spanning 150 years.
Fair Management by Heinz Siebenbrock
Contemporary personnel management is faced with a number of challenges as work becomes increasingly digital and more flexible in terms of time. ‘New Work’, ‘agile management’ and a genuine culture of dealing with errors have revolutionised personnel management.
Explore Ireland by Insight Guides
From its lively capital, Dublin, to vast swathes of remote wilderness, Ireland will surprise and delight in equal measure. Insight Guide Explore Ireland is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 16 easy-to-follow routes around Ireland. Inside Explore Ireland: Discover Ireland’s epic natural attractions, including the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and the peculiar limestone Burren.
Entrepreneurial Finance by M. J. Alhabeeb
Featuring key topics within finance, small business management, and entrepreneurship to develop and maintain prosperous business venturesWith a comprehensive and organized approach to fundamental financial theories, tools, and management techniques, Entrepreneurial Finance: Fundamentals of Financial Planning and Management for Small Business equips readers with the necessary fundamental knowledge and advanced skills to succeed in small firm and business settings.
Checkmate Made Easy by FM Bill Jordan
There is only one real way to win a game of chess. That is to the checkmate the king. Players often resign, but only because they think they will be checkmated eventually anyway. A mate may come as a single move, like a bolt from the blue. These are mates in one. More often there is a mating attack consisting of a sequence of alternating checks and check evasions. The final check is mate. A check is the most powerful move in Chess. The most powerful way to attack is to connect a series of checks. The author draws from many positions that the author has used in years of chess coaching as a FIDE Master.
Build Your Own Electric Bicycle by Matthew Slinn
A Step-by-Step Guide to Building an Electric Bicycle From the Ground Up Filled with do-it-yourself project, this hands-on manual gives you all the technical information and easy-to-follow instructions you need to assemble and customize an electric bike.
Boko Haram and the War on Terror by Caroline Varin
A comprehensive analysis of the rise of Boko Haram from a small religious cult to a major terrorist group, placing them within the context of Nigerian politics and the international War on Terror. In 2009, Nigerian security forces stormed a religious cult by the name of Boko Haram, killing its leader and thousands of followers. Six years later, Boko Haram is an enemy to reckon with, boasting 15,000 members and taking credit for 20,000 deaths.