Jenny's single-parent life revolves around her kids and her job, which means that hours of Animal Planet and strings of computer code are about all she has time for. Not that Jenny's looking for adventure or romance - she's the type of woman who believes in playing it safe. When Jenny is called upon to do some consulting for the Bourbon Street Boys - a New Orleans private security firm - she knows she should stay away.
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.
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.
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.
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"
"At the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, a Focus on Child Brides, Rape and Refugees" is from the June 08, 2016 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Stephen Holden and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"What Trump Gets Pretty Much Right, and Completely Wrong, about China" is from the March 16 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Neil Irwin and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
An essay from Things I've Learned From the Women Who've Dumped Me.
"The Facts about Abortion Rights" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Linda Greenhouse and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
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.
What happens in the Bahamas stays in there. That was the plan, until the woman Ransom Stewart hooked up with shows up at his law firm. He knows he should stay away from her. But for some reason, he can't. Revenge sex. That's what Sophie Bradshaw told herself the night with Ransom was all about. One night to punish her boyfriend for years of neglect that culminated in a painful betrayal. She knows she should stay away from Ransom. She knows she should leave him alone. But she can't.
"Nice story bi racial girl & anglo boy discovery."
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.
Effectiveness, Stack says, is identifying and achieving the best objectives for your organization - doing the right things. Efficiency is accomplishing them in the least amount of time, with the least effort and cost - doing things right. If you're not clear on both, you're wasting your time. As Drucker put it, "There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all." Stack's 3T Leadership offers 12 practices that will enable executives to be effective and efficient, grouped into three areas where leaders spend their time.
"Some New, Some reminder, All good"
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"
Is the five-second rule for real? Will eating carrots improve your eyesight? Is your cookware a health hazard? Do spicy foods cool you down? Has your grandmother been lying to you all these years? No, no, no, no, and...probably. In this entertaining and informative reference guide, award-winning cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough take on more than 100 popular kitchen myths and dish up answers to all your burning questions about food science and lore.
"Fast paced debunking + 1 cup of humor"
"Does Obama Have This Right?" is from the March 23, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas L. Friedman and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"One Day We Can Stop Trying, Right?" is from the Style section of The New York Times. It was written by Jennifer Weiner and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
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.
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."
"Supreme Court Restores Visitation Rights to Lesbian Adoptive Mother" is from the US section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Liptak and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.