Guido and Nunzio may not be the brightest bodyguards in the world - but they certainly are faithful. When Skeeve "the Great" asks them to join the army of Possiltum, the two thugs volunteer without question.... Except: Whose side are they on? Queen Hemlock's? The Mob Fairy Godfather's? Skeeve's? The two baffled bodyguards barely have time to figure it out - they've been handed government - issue crossbows, armored with leather skirts, and given combat orders by the dreaded drill sergeant Smiley!
The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. A Call to Action addresses the suffering inflicted upon women by a false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts and a growing tolerance of violence and warfare. Key verses are often omitted or quoted out of context by male religious leaders to exalt the status of men and exclude women.
"Incomprehensible from a western point of view"
If there’s anyone who can prevent a bar or restaurant from going belly-up, it’s Jon Taffer. Widely considered the greatest authority in the food and beverage, hotel, and hospitality industries, he runs the biggest trade show in the business and has turned around nearly 1,000 bars and at least that many restaurants.
This book will help you confront your limitations and blocks and convert them into triumphs. It is based on down-to-earth techniques that will get results and make you effective in life. "Do it now!" is the motto of the author, renowned director and teacher Milton Katselas.
"Just Not Good"
The A.P.P.L.E. Principle is a simple daily system that when followed consistently can lead anyone from where they currently are, to where they desire to be in their network marketing business and life. Author Chris D. Estes teaches about the power of eating your A.P.P.L.E. everyday by focusing on just five key components: A- Attitude P- Prepare P-Perform L- Learn E- Evaluate Allow him to take you one bite at a time through the system he used in his own life to get from a place of complacency to a life unlimited by harnessing the power of The A.P.P.L.E. Principle.
"I like the enthusiasm from the author"
Your first 100 days in a new leadership role are critical to the success of your mission, your relationship with your new team, and your career. Turnover is high among new leaders who "didn't work out" and the costs to them and their organizations are dramatic. The solution is for every new leader to have an "onboarding" plan. This updated and revised third edition of the bestseller The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan delivers expert guidance to prepare executives for their new leadership roles.
Human Action is the most important book on political economy you will ever own. It was (and remains) the most comprehensive, systematic, forthright, and powerful defense of the economics of liberty ever written. This is the Scholar's Edition: accept no substitute. You will treasure this volume. The Scholar's Edition is the original, unaltered treatise (originally published in 1949) that shaped a generation of Austrians and made possible the intellectual movement that is leading the global charge for free markets.
"Long, but worth every minute. A true masterpiece."
More than 50 years after it was first published, Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich still inspires thousands of people each year to take charge of their lives and pursue success. Now, from The Napoleon Hill Foundation, comes this collection of 365 daily spurs to better and greater achievement.
The Action Bible includes over 200 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easy to follow the Bible’s historical flow - and reinforcing the buildup to its thrilling climax. The stories in The Action Bible communicate biblical truth clearly and forcefully to contemporary listeners. This compelling blend of clear writing plus dramatic voice characterization offers an appeal that crosses all age boundaries. Let this epic rendition draw you into all the excitement of the world’s most awesome story.
This classic teaching by a Tibetan master continues to inspire both beginners and long-time practitioners of Buddhist meditation. Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. He explores the six activities associated with meditation in action - generosity, discipline, patience, energy, clarity, and wisdom - revealing that through simple, direct experience, one can attain real wisdom.
This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, including Good Guy Skills, Love Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. This dynamic little handbook is everything you need to keep up with the Indiana Joneses. Good luck - we're counting on you.
"Just not funny."
Enchantment, as defined by bestselling business guru Guy Kawasaki, is not about manipulating people. It transforms situations and relationships. It converts hostility into civility and civility into affinity. It changes the skeptics and cynics into the believers and the undecided into the loyal. Enchantment can happen during a retail transaction, a high-level corporate negotiation, or a Facebook update.
"I judged a book by it's cover-story"
The average age of entry into prostitution in America is 13-years-old. Forced into a life they never chose, manipulated, abused, and tortured at the hands of the pimps who control them, our country's children are sold on the streets, on the internet, and at truck stops across America every night. They aren't bad kids who made bad choices. They are victims of child sex trafficking. They come from our neighborhoods, our schools, our churches, and sometimes our own homes.
Meditation in Action: Learning the Art of Inner Peace is an audiobook that was written to provide persons with a working knowledge of what the process of meditation entails. The text goes gradually through what meditation is to learning how to breathe right on to an outline of some simple poses that one can try.
Matthew Fox presents Radical Prayer, his audio opus about prayer, the utterance of our hearts. This compelling six-session course covers what prayer is and why it works, recovering the sacred masculine and feminine, exploring the dark night of the soul, deep ecumenism lessons from history's great mystics in every tradition, and more. Enrich your life with this soulful course on the power of prayer.
Ludwig von Mises is to economics what Albert Einstein is to physics. Human Action is his greatest work: a systematic study that covers every major topic in the science of economics. It is also one of the most convincing indictments of socialism and statism ever penned. When it first appeared in 1949, it ignited an eruption of critical acclaim.
"Couldn't follow it"
What do the world's most successful companies and organization have in common? And what can you actually take away and use from their examples? Distilling the best fundamental business strategies, trusted advisor and strategist John Spence helps you take a hard look at your business and then to develop specific plans and action steps that will allow you to dramatically improve the success of your company.
Samyama: Stillness in Action, Siddhis and Miracles covers a powerful yoga practice that has been shrouded in mystery for centuries. Yet, it is as close to us as our most immediate hopes and dreams, for it is the principles of Samyama that are operating behind everything good that is happening in our life. The key methods of Samyama are covered here, simplified to enable anyone to engage in daily practice leading to profound results. Our deepest desires can be enlivened by systematically letting go into our inner silence.
When the local iron mine began hiring women in 1975, Lois Jenson, a single mother on welfare, didn't think twice about accepting the grueling but well-paid job. What she hadn't considered was that she was entering a male-dominated society that fiercely resisted the inclusion of women, a prejudice born out in the brutal harassment of every female miner.
Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their successes over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.
"Important Theme - Repetitive Presentation"