Get smart - learn to convert the promise of Big Data into real-world results. There is so much buzz around big data. We all need to know what it is and how it works. But what will set you apart from the rest is actually knowing how to use big data to get solid, real-world business results - and putting that in place to improve performance. Big Data shows you how to implement the same practices that leading firms have used to access new dimensions of profitability.
Fearless, candid, and incredibly funny, Lauren Holmes is a newcomer who writes like a master. She tackles eros and intimacy with a deceptively light touch, a keen awareness of how their nervous systems tangle and sometimes short-circuit, and a genius for revealing our most vulnerable, spirited selves. With heart, sass, and pitch-perfect characters, Barbara the Slut is a head-turning debut from a writer with a limitless career before her.
Don't let problem people get to you! Whether it’s a manager who keeps moving the goal posts, an uncooperative colleague, negative friend, or critical family member, some people are just plain hard to get along with. Often, your immediate response is to shrink or sulk, become defensive or attack. But there are smarter moves to make when dealing with difficult people. This book explains how to cope with a range of situations with difficult people and to focus on what you can change.
You'll learn techniques for reducing anxiety, which increase the onset of stuttering. You'll also learn tips that are helpful for controlling stuttering in children. These methods are helpful for those who've had this disorder since birth and for those who've developed it later in life. Finally, you'll learn about some effective medical treatments for stuttering.
Marisa McLaughlin's first meeting with a true fan wasn't anything like she would've expected: the fan offers to murder Marisa's cheating husband.
In the tradition of the late, great George Carlin, Corey Taylor, the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour, sounds off in hilarious fashion about the many vagaries of modern life that piss him off. Whether it's people's rude behavior in restaurants and malls, the many indignities of air travel, eye-searingly terrible fashion choices, dangerously clueless drivers, and - most of all - the sorry state of much modern music, Taylor's humor and insight cover civil society's seeming decline.
The Ultimate Guide to Coffee Cake Recipes provides fun and delicious coffee cake recipes for you and your loved ones.
David Jennings and Mary Roberts expected their life to return to normal after devastating events nearly tore them apart. But moving forward isn't easy with the ghost of their past still haunting them. Mary is trying to forget the past, but David is stuck there. Then one dark night, as he strolls along the beach, David discovers the body of a missing mayor. Her death was brutal, and it has people whispering about cults, Satanists, and witches.
Marriage counselor Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her, fate and a bunch of conniving spirits have other plans. Now, Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and training an apprentice - for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. At the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may be possessed.
The end of the world is not coming; it's here. An impossible decision...A massive war...A Guardian silenced forever...
Navy SEAL Brant "Bronco" Adams adores women but never lets himself get too close to any one of them - until he meets sweet, classy Rebecca McDougal. Rebecca is the wife of Mad Max, Brant's commanding officer and safely off-limits - until she confesses that she's desperate to escape her nightmare of a marriage and that Max isn't the upstanding commander they all think.
Nothing good ever happens after dark. Those were the words country singer Daleigh McDermott's father always repeated. Now her father is dead, and Daleigh fears she has returned home too late to make things right. As she's about to flee back to Nashville, she finds a hidden journal belonging to her father. His words hint that his death was no accident.
Jess is fantastic, and the workouts have been great. But when she said we were going to take things to the next level, I certainly wasn't expecting what happened next - leave it to Jess to put the "personal" in personal trainer.
When Tamika is confronted by her violent ex-boyfriend Malik, she feels like there's no way out. With no family or friends to turn to, she's completely at his mercy; and in the hood, people just look away when he abuses her. However, Tamika soon finds out that you can find help in the most unlikely of places and from the most unlikely people if you're willing to let it happen.
Imagine finding out that you had been brainwashed into believing you were helping people, but you were actually hurting them. For years, Nehemiah Flynt provided therapeutic foster care without realizing the harm he was helping the government inflict on innocent children and families. By the grace of God, the blinders fell off and he began to see the wickedness of "the system."
The audiobook begins by giving you ways to organize and take control of your life so it's not taken over by bar exam preparation and its related stressors. Next, you'll learn how to study for and pass the various parts of the bar exam: essays, MBE, and performance tests. Finally, the book provides guidance on how to make the most of your last few weeks of bar exam studies and how to approach the bar exam test days themselves.
When Paige meets Jordy Evans, the brother and now guardian of Paige's 14-year-old student, Gabrielle, she believes Jordy may be the man of her dreams. However, dating a man with the responsibility of parenting a teen means a whole new set of rules, and Paige isn't so sure she can handle it. But the rules of love might not let Paige get away so easily.
After experiencing unexplained activity such as dark shadows and an odd personality disorder with his younger brother, Gabe, Alexander finds himself on the hunt to find answers to what is causing these odd occurrences. When Gabe disappears, Alexander will go to any length to find him, even it is takes him under the bed.
Born in Australia in a Jewish enclave of Melbourne to Holocaust survivors, Dina left behind a childhood marred by misery and the tragedies of the past to build a new life for herself in the Promised Land. After starting a family of her own, she finds her life falling apart beneath the demands of her eccentric patients, a marriage starting to fray, the ever-present threat of terrorist attack and the ghost of her mother, haunting her with memories that Dina would prefer to leave on the other side of the world.
Richmond is in a panic. For the fourth time in eighteen months, a young girl or woman has been brutalized and murdered. This time the body of a fourteen-year-old girl is found in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom train station. On her ankle is the same perversely cartoonish tattoo that has led the cops and newspapers to dub the perpetrator the Tweety Bird killer.