At first glance, stripping naked at my ex-girlfriend's place of work might not seem like the brightest way to win her back. But trust me on this count - she always liked me best without any clothes on. And sometimes you've got to play to your strengths when you're fighting an uphill battle. As a lawyer, I know how to fight, and I'm prepared to fight hard for her. I might have let her slip through my fingers the last time, but no way will that happen twice.
I shouldn't have remembered him. He was just a guy who walked through a restaurant. I didn't know his name. We never made eye contact. There was no connection between us at all. But I could feel him. The tingle down my spine. The command in his presence. The snap of tension in the air around him. That was the first time I saw him, and I was captivated.
From the moment Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the White House until very late on election night, media and pollsters kept insisting Trump wouldn't - couldn't - be president. But for Larry Schweikart - one of a ragtag group of amateur politicos called the "Deplorables", who had been publishing shockingly accurate polls and predictions, and Joel Pollak, a senior editor at Breitbart News following Trump on the campaign trail - Trump's 2016 win was a near certainty.
What defended the US after the attack on Pearl Harbor, defeated the Soviet Union in the Cold War, and is an essential tool in the fight against terror? Aircraft carriers. For 70 years, these ships remained a little-understood cornerstone of American power. In his latest book, On Wave and Wing, Barrett Tillman sheds light on the history of these floating leviathans and offers a nuanced analysis of the largest man-made vessel in the history of the world.
What are the underlying handful of fundamentals that haven't changed for over a hundred years? From Harnish's famous "One-Page Strategic Plan" to his concise outline of eight practical actions you can take to strengthen your culture, this book is a compilation of best practices adapted from some of the best-run firms on the planet. Included is an instructive chapter co-authored by Rich Russakoff, revealing winning tactics to get banks to finance your business.
These resources can help in multiple ways, some promote more physical relief, whereas others promote more psychological and emotional relief. This is a process of trial and error: if one choice doesn't work for you, choose another, perhaps from another category. Just use the ones you find helpful. These techniques are divided into three sets of 10 based upon the primary manner each helps relieve stress and anxiety.
Yesterday Bob Baker had cleaned the house and placed a vase of wild flowers on the table, as well as a tablecloth. He made sure all the lamps were full of oil and that there was plenty of wood brought in to use in the stoves and fire place. It was early fall and the early mornings and late evenings were starting to grow cold. Bob was preparing for a very special day. For today his mail order bride would be arriving by coach.
Since the late 1800s, Robert's Rules of Order has been used in corporate governance and executive boardrooms. Robert's Rules of Order were designed to properly assemble a group of people, of any size. It's a form of organizing assemblies intelligently. Any group, society, or assembly who adopts Robert's rules has the liberty to adopt their own rules - eventually creating their own book of rules.
Among the many "how-to" playwriting books that have appeared over the years, there have been few that attempt to analyze the mysteries of play construction. Lajos Egri's classic, The Art of Dramatic Writing, does just that, with instruction that can be applied equally well to a short story, novel, or screenplay. Examining a play from the inside out, Egri starts with the heart of any drama: its characters. All good dramatic writing hinges on people and their relationships.
What women want from relationships with men, even in bed. This book is about how women want to be treated by their man, written from a woman's perspective. Whether it's during the dating stage, while in a serious relationship, or when they are married, all women have the desires found in this book in common.
Mr. Alistair Price, heir to the elderly Viscount Melton, arrived in London with his eight younger siblings in tow. He is charged with keeping his family name above reproach until the season starts and his sister, Miss Adeline Price, is presented to society - though that proves far more difficult than Alistair ever expected when he discovers his rebellious sister climbing down the side of their townhouse and scurrying off to Whitechapel for an archery tournament.
The skills, knowledge, and attributes that you need to be successful as the leader of an information technology team are often considerably different from the skills, knowledge, and attributes needed to excel in traditional business leadership roles. In most companies, IT is a critical catalyst for empowering the rest of the functional groups in the business to be successful.
Since the beginning of time, Karmanic matter worked silently and unassisted keeping good and evil in balance, until growing greed in the world meant Karma couldn't keep up. As World War I rages, the secret Karmanic Sovereign Legion works behind the scenes to help Karma. A suspicious train accident and an odd stone-shaped object that belonged to his father thrust Cole McCarthy and two schoolmates into the middle of this battle to keep dark forces in check.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in rural and urban India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time where children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles, and generally pass time.
We are currently living in a world where spiritual darkness seems to be making a greater appearance. Many Bible commenters tell us that we are living in the final generation before Christ returns to collect his church. Hear what Matthew Robert Payne believes he has seen for the future of our world. Take a look at some of the events that he thinks will play out before Jesus Christ returns.
This is a summary and analysis, not the original book. For over 40 years, Kermit Gosnell was hiding the fact that he was America's most prolific serial killer. One day a pill mill task force landed on his doorstep and the impending investigation led Philadelphia detectives to the most gruesome house of horrors anyone had ever seen.
Mobile Alabama in the early 1920s is a hot-house of history, tradition, political corruption, and racial bigotry. Amidst this landscape of both grandeur and depravity arises a new avenger to battle the forces of evil and injustice. He is the mysterious Bay Phantom, a dark clad warrior willing to mete out justice with his blazing .45s. But beneath this flamboyant mask is the often inept, naive Joseph Perrone, heir to a commercial fisheries empire.
The challenge of facing a conflict with a friend can be confusing for a child. Ernie the Elephant and Martin Learn to Share teaches the value of sharing one's hurt feelings openly and honestly. This story shows that friends need to share their feelings and their toys. Ernie the Elephant and Martin Learn to Share presents a bright and colorful approach to this difficult lesson. Sometimes we have to learn the hard way, like Martin did, that maybe we are not so nice, but that doesn't mean we have to stay that way.
Learn exactly how to eat better, lose weight, improve your health, and boost your metabolism with 15-minute recipes to lose up to 15 pounds in 15 days! What have you eaten so far today? As you name the dishes, could you re-create them from scratch right in your kitchen? Could you name all of the ingredients in each dish you ate? You can't go on to a farmer's field or into his barn and collect most of the food you probably ate today.
Learning to write in a coding language can be exciting. This book will allow you to get started writing your own programs, whether you are learning for your own personal benefit, or to begin and advance a career in programming. One of the best languages to begin with is Python. Python is one of the easiest coding languages to learn and understand. It has the power to create complex programs, and the versatility to work when integrated with other coding languages.