Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America. In this fascinating travelogue, Adams follows in the controversial footsteps of Hiram Bingham III, who’s been both lionized and vilified for his discovery of the famed Lost City in 1911—but which reputation is justified?
"Now I'm ready for Machu Picchu"
Why is it that so many companies accept mediocre hiring results as the norm? The answer is simple. It doesn't occur to them that, in fact, there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. To repeat: there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. That's what Match is about. Based on author Dan Erling's experience with best practices from over a thousand companies, Match gives you a rock solid, practical process for hiring.
Saying the right thing the right way can make the difference between sealing the deal or losing the account, getting a promotion, or getting a pink slip. It's essential to be pitch perfect - to get the right message across to the right person at the right time. In Pitch Perfect, Bill McGowan shows you how to craft the right message and deliver it using the right language - both verbal and nonverbal.
The thing about Scott is that he loves to share and help others succeed. What he most wants to share is his in-depth knowledge of real estate investing in any type of market; fast, slow, buyer market, seller market, big houses or small ones.
An essay from Things I've Learned From the Women Who've Dumped Me.
The Hire the Right Person Every Time book is based upon years of experience and proven interviewing techniques. The ability to hire talented people into the right position in your business is critical to your success. The cost of replacing and re-training an employee can be incredibly expensive. It makes good business sense to make sure you don't waste time or money by selecting the best person for the position every time.
There is no rule that says heartbreak must be a prerequisite for good judgment. If you don't want to be a divorce statistic and are ready for a long-lasting relationship, this audiobook's for you. In today's divorce culture, too many people have stopped trusting their ability to build a loving and lasting marriage. Now renowned relationship coach and counselor Chana Levitan reveals the 10 essential questions everyone should ask before saying "I do."
What does it take to rear a firstborn child? Renowned psychologist Kevin Leman educates moms and dads on the essentials of parenting and expounds on the traits that characterize firstborn children so new parents know what to expect. He explains how birth order can influence each stage of development - from infancy on into young adulthood. This audiobook will help first-time parents - especially mothers - adjust to their new situation and role while raising a happy, healthy child.
Of Rajen Mitra’s five lovely daughters, it is the youngest - the beautiful, intelligent Swati - who is the apple of her father’s eye. As she grows from an impetuous, spirited child to a lonely young woman, Swati is witness to the upheavals and joys of the Mitra family even as the country slides toward the promise of independence and the inevitability of war. Anxious to ensure that his daughters find suitable husbands, Rajen-babu realizes it is only a matter of time before his favourite child, too, must leave home.
In those first heady days of a relationship, couples can barely keep their hands off each other. But as relationships mature, sex can get pushed further and further down the list of priorities. Suddenly, instead of a passionate date you can't wait to keep, sex might start to feel like one more nagging to-do. It doesn't have to be that way. And it doesn't require quitting a job or wearing dirty clothes to reclaim the spark.
"Easy to Listen with some good ideas"
Right Experience, Right Results: Improving Profits, Margin, and Engagement with Mobile and Big Data illustrates how businesses can use mobility, big data, and analytics to enhance or change business processes, improve margins through better insight, transform customer experiences, empower employees with real-time, actionable insight, and more.
Home Brewing: 70 Top Secrets & Tricks To Beer Brewing Right The First Time: A Guide To Home Brew Any Beer You Want is the definitive book on making quality beers at home. Whether you want simple, sure-fire instructions for making your first beer, or you're a seasoned home brewer working with all-grain, this book has something for you. The book covers the full range of brewing possibilities - accurately, clearly, and simply.
At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with this eloquent manifesto. The Fire Next Time stands as one of the essential works of our literature.
"Still as bold as ever"
"For Bed Bath, the Time Could Be Right" is from the June 24, 2015 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Spencer Jakab and narrated by Ken Borgers.
The Art of Happiness with Ben Bonetti is a series tailored to help you set your mind on living a longer and happier life. With more than 10 years of experience in self-help and development, Ben has helped millions change their lives for the better. In this lesson Ben explains how procrastination can prevent you from reaching your happiness goals and how to identify a personal objective so you can achieve it.
We frantically started to run toward the road... All the guys were the first ones to make it to the car. I purposely stayed behind, keeping an eye on the ladies, particularly the one that was pregnant. She had looked tired most of the day and understandably so. It couldn't have been more than three hundred feet to get to the car. The only ones left to make it were her and me, and everyone else yelled out to me, 'Just leave her there or you're staying there too!' I just couldn't do it.
We frantically started to run toward the road... All the guys were the first ones to make it to the car. I purposely stayed behind, keeping an eye on the ladies, particularly the one that was pregnant. She had looked tired most of the day and understandably so. It couldn't have been more than three hundred feet to get to the car. The only ones left to make it were her and me, and everyone else yelled out to me, 'Just leave her there or you're staying there too!'
The Art of Happiness with Ben Bonetti is a series tailored to help you set your mind on living a longer and happier life. With more than 10 years of experience in self-help and development, Ben has helped millions change their lives for the better.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.