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.
This subliminal-hypnosis may help you to become a glad and happy person. The powerful suggestions, embedded in a driving melody will reach your subconscious-mind to absorb: "I am beauty. I am happy. I am feeling well. I am always myself. I am a positive person. I just do the right things. I enjoy life permanently. Feeling well is easy for me. I rely on myself."
"Never again," Richard La Plante promised after he and his new wife completed building their family home in East Hampton, New York. But he did not keep his promise. Instead he bought 20 acres of raw land on a mountaintop located three and a half thousand miles away in a small town that he had visited only by Internet...and the nightmare began.
Cadmus Henry, mounted on one of the finest mares in Virginia and perfectly turned out from head to toe, dreams of charging intrepidly into battle under the orders of General Lee himself. Unfortunately, young Cadmus can write and is therefore assigned to a desk. But when an unexpected chance to volunteer for scout duty presents itself, Cadmus jumps at it. He learns too late that rather than riding into battle and proving himself a hero, he will be floating over enemy lines in a balloon.
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.
E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror as well as a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. His stories were highly influential during the 19th century, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement. 'The Cremona Violin' is the story of Councillor Krespel, an eccentric violin maker who lives with a mysterious woman, Antonia, who has the most beautiful singing voice ever heard by anyone in the town, but she was only ever heard to sing once.
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.
Australia, 1871. Following her mother's sudden death, Joanna Drury sets sail from India and arrives in Melbourne to claim the property left to her by her mother - and to trace the mysteries of her family's past. From her first steps on shore, Joanna becomes entangled with a lost boy who leads her to the fascinating Hugh Westbrook. She agrees to look after the child in exchange for Hugh's help in finding her inheritance. But she falls deeply in love with Hugh and with life at his sheep station, Merinda.
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."