George Kohlrieser - an international leadership professor, consultant, and veteran hostage negotiator - explains that it is only by openly facing conflict that we can truly progress through the most difficult business challenges. In this provocative book, he reveals how the proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship.
If you're reading this I can guess that you've either lived or worked with dogs. We don't call them man's best friend for nothing. Since the very dawn of civilization man has shared his life with our canine friends. The relationships we have with our dogs are as real and intense as any we have with our family and friends or partners, many would say more important in a lot of ways.
There are stacks upon stacks of self-help books that will promise you love, happiness, and a fabulous life. But how can you pinpoint the exact behaviors that cause you to be miserable in the first place? Sometimes when we're depressed, or just sad or unhappy, our instincts tell us to do the opposite of what we should - such as focusing on the negative, dwelling on what we can't change, isolating ourselves from friends and loved ones, eating junk food, or overindulging in alcohol. Sound familiar?
I know you will get value from this class, as it gives you a complete introduction to Agile. I then walk you step-by-step through the differences between Agile and traditional methods. In today's fast-paced world, I feel that Agile methods are crucial for improving your effectiveness whether you are a business owner, product owner, development team, service team, or service-oriented team. Along the way I give you plenty of examples and give you best practices for being an Agile practitioner.
After the death of their father, Oedipus, Antigone and Ismene return to Thebes. The ruler is their unyielding uncle by marriage, Creon, who assumed command after the death of the sons of Oedipus, Eteocles, and Polynices in a fratricidal struggle to take control of the city. Creon has the body of one brother buried with full civic honors but forbids the burial of the body of the other, whom he regards as a traitor. Antigone's challenge to Creon's decree, which she considers unjust, results in the extinction of the family line of Oedipus.
What is it about Area 51 that makes it so secretive? How was it possible that the government kept what happened there in 1949 from the public opinion for almost 40 years? Why are they so afraid to reveal the truth? Do you know many of the people that were involved in this events eventually spoke, despite having signed secrecy agreements with the government? Why are there so many different contradictory versions about what happened there? Find out by listening to this book.
Fictional drama about the meeting between Nadia Boulanger and Astor Piazzola that changed both the history of tango and the life of the musician. The famous author of Adios Nonino, Libertango, and Oblivion abandoned when young the tango and the bandoneon to learn and compose classical music. The meeting with the famous French music teacher Nadia Boulanger helped Piazzola to retrieve his musical roots and to revolutionize the Argentine tango with new techniques.
Bianca and her best friend, Daniel, grew up together under the watchful eyes of Peanut, Bianca's St. Bernard. The huge dog was their babysitter, playmate, and bodyguard. They were inseparable, so people started calling them the BFF Gang. When summer vacation came, Bianca and Daniel decided to go swimming in the river when they were confronted by Mark and his cronies of the Wolf Pack Gang. Find out how Peanut told Mark, in his own doggy language, how much he dislikes brute bullies.
The use of fasting to treat certain diseases, including epilepsy, can be traced to studies made by ancient physicians. But because prolonged fasting often resulted to muscle loss and nutrient deficiencies, further studies of modified diets were needed. During the early 1920s, Dr. Russel Wilder developed the ketogenic diet based on one of those studies and used it to treat epilepsy patients. It remained a popular treatment for epilepsy, especially for children, up to the next decade.
The East End, 1939. When war comes to London, the bright and irrepressible Georgia Smith is torn from her tight-knit family and packed off as an evacuee. She moves in with Phoebe Bliss, whose cheerful smile masks a dark past that 10-year-old Georgia couldn't possibly understand. Georgia soon finds herself involved in the small town's complicated love lives. But some secrets aren't meant for little girls, and she finds herself in danger. Can a good heart keep a mischievous girl out of trouble?
Have you ever wondered how celebrities and well-known business people can file for bankruptcy? It all comes down to mishandling the budget. Sometimes it might be a bad business endeavor that has no chance of success due to changes in the economic forecast, but more often than not it is an inappropriate budget. A lottery winner gains millions, perhaps even closer to a billion, and they can lose it all in a year. Money does funny things to us, whether we have enough or not nearly enough to survive.
What can ancient warriors like Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun, and Alexander the Great teach you about modern-day business? The answer just might surprise you! In the cutthroat world of business warfare, a comprehensive strategy is the only way to win. This book provides you with the powerful psychological insights you need to train your mind, dominate the competition, and change your financial destiny forever.
What does a cute little bakery, a lighthouse near the beach, and a ladies nightclub called Precious Illusions have in common? Here are three short stories - lesbian romances in three completely different settings, with three different couples, and three different levels of heat, connection, intimacy, and intensity.
As Audrianna Foster lies recovering in the sumptuous manor of her nemesis, Maria, she mourns the idyllic life she has lost with her lover, Kendis. When she awakens from a drunken evening in Kendis's bed, her memories are hopelessly fragmented. What has happened, and what is real? In the dangerous web of intrigue spun by opposing groups of the Children of Gavrilek, nothing less than the fate of the world hinges on Audrianna unlocking the key to her memories. Who is her ally, and who is waiting to betray her?
Ten sex shorts that are sure to bring out your naughty. Lesbian, anal, threesome, and paranormal explicit eroticas.
Taken from his parents as a child, Khemri's whole life has been lived for the Empire. Equipped with biological and technological improvements that make him faster, stronger and smarter than any ordinary person, he is an enhanced human being, trained and prepared for the glory of becoming a Prince of the Empire. No sooner has Prince Khemri graduated to full Princehood than he learns the terrible truth behind the Empire: there are a million princes, and all of them want each other dead, because there can be only one Emperor.
Confidence: there is no better way of showing confidence than by standing upright with good posture and having a white, toothy grin plastered upon the face. It is a combination of both mental conditioning and pride in the physical form. However, it is hard to smile when the teeth are infested with cavities. This book will help you cure those decayed and damaged teeth, so you can smile with confidence once again!
A break-in at Mount Vernon sets Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake on an action-packed search for the lost treasure of the most notorious pirates in history, and once again hurls them into the path of the Sons of the Republic. From famous landmarks to secret passages, danger lurks around every corner as Maddock and Bones race to find justice!
Were you fired, laid off, or tossed out of a job? Or maybe you are just tired of your current job and are looking to make a change? Well, no problem, this book will help you. How to Get a Job in 30 Days or Less helps you discover insider hiring secrets on applying and interviewing for any job in any industry, regardless of your qualifications, education, or experience.
Alastair MacKay, a battled-scarred Dragon Knight, flees to the sea to separate himself from his fae-given power connecting him to the land. But it is on land that he rescues a woman from a slave trader in Ireland. It is through Fiona that he steps back inadvertently into a world filled with magic - taking on the role of protector and at the same time leading him on a journey to confront his greatest regret and fears.