Ask the great poker players how they'd play a hand and the answer is always "it depends." That answer can be infuriating. But guess what? It really does depend. The key to becoming a great poker player is in knowing what it depends on. At last there's a book that gives you that answer. Poker is a game of so many variables; table position, flop texture, the number of players in a hand, the personalities of your opponents, and so much more.
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George Kohlrieser - an international leadership professor, consultant, and veteran hostage negotiator - explains that it is only by openly facing conflict that we can truly progress through the most difficult business challenges. In this provocative book, he reveals how the proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship.
Writing situation comedies isn’t really that hard. So much of what you need to know is already defined for you. You know that your script needs to be a certain short length, with a certain small number of characters. You know that your choice of scenes is limited to your show’s standing sets and maybe one or two swing sets or outside locations. You know how your characters behave and how they’re funny, either because you invented them or because you’re writing for a show where these things are already well established. Sitcom is easy and sitcom is fun.
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In this exceptionally entertaining and thought-provoking book, the author explains how his groundbreaking process is the foundation of success in business and life. He opens listeners' minds to the reality that they do what they do, think the way they think, and accomplish what they accomplish because of influence. The four steps of highly successful leaders and organizations are described in detail.
So often in Texas hold’em poker, you just don’t know where you stand. Do you have the best hand? The worst? Within the great gray area between the stone nuts and a pure bluff it’s often hard to tell. But take heart, because in this innovative new poker single, Annie Duke and John Vorhaus dive deep into the murky decision space of the middle zone, show you what it is, how to avoid it, and what to do if, alas, you step in something sticky.
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Successful leaders build and maintain productive, mutually beneficial relationships - inside and outside of their organizations. They purposefully shape workplace culture that retains talent, cultivates innovation, and supports the organization's goals. And they achieve excellence in teamwork and organizational execution - the nuts and bolts of collaborative action that actually produces desired results.
When readers first meet Ben, he is a sweet, intelligent, seemingly well-adjusted youngster. Fast forward to his teenage years, though, and Ben's life has spun out of control. Ben is swept along by an illness over which he has no control—one that results in runaway episodes, periods of homelessness, seven psychotic breaks, seven hospitalizations, and finally a diagnosis and treatment plan that begins to work.
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Energize employees and turn customers into raving, passionate fans! The Humor Advantage features businesses from around the world that have built brand advantages through humor. Packed with ideas on how you, your team, and your entire organization can put humor to work effectively in any workplace or business, this is a blueprint for creating an inspiring workplace culture that can help any business achieve outrageous results.
Renowned writer Rachel Allen, plagued with guilt and PTSD from her traumatic past, finds distraction unraveling the mysteries found in an abused teenager's 1934 diary. Its secrets take her on a journey from a 1930s mob hitman to a modern-day serial killer.
Infused with rare insights into the impetus behind autistic behaviors, The Fabric of Autism weaves the various threads of autism into a "makes-sense" theory, hard won through personal experience and decades of study. From neuroscientific research, explanations of developmental processes and clinical outcomes emerge the probable causes of autism. This book is both a significant clinical work and a moving memoir that illuminates the humanity hidden beneath the bewildering facade of autism.
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The MindMade Prison is a must-listen for anyone interested in the areas of self development and self esteem. By using the author's proven techniques of personal transformation, you can literally learn to design your life in any way you want. This book will save you from going through life without ever truly tapping into your full potential...
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Self-awareness-knowing your nature, your abilities, and how you react to people and situations-may well be the greatest life-management skill you can have. The Acorn Principle is a guide to doing a complete "life checkup" that will help you pinpoint your talents and strengths. Nurturing those strengths is the key to the success you've always wanted but didn't know how to attain. By listening to this book and doing the simple exercises, you'll learn things about yourself that you and most people don't even suspect.
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Desmond Fairweather, a young musician whose creative efforts are hampered by fears he may possess destructive magical powers, is swept up in a world of mystery and intrigue as he helps his tabloid writer friend, Jake Brenner, who is on the hunt for a big supernatural story. Skeptical of the validity of the stories Jake hunts, Des reluctantly accompanies his friend on his latest adventure with the promise that Jake can help him secure an audition with the city symphony, a break Des desperately needs.
John Becker is hot on the trail of Hitler's fatal weakness. The Gestapo is closing in. On foot, by train, even on water, Becker is running and gunning for his life...and for the world. Hitler's Third Reich is rearming and planning for war. Churchill wants to stop him, but only Becker's report can reverse the British mood of appeasement. Cornered by the Gestapo, desperate to save his German collaborator, Maria, Becker has mere days to ward off double disaster....
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Real stories of real persons facing the unknowns of life and death, the fear of not remembering, the tangle of relationships, and the wrenching choices they and we all must make. Enter these lives as you observe care options, the mysteries of healing music, the myriad of predictable and unpredictable outcomes, the insights, the drama, the beauty, the laughter, the ugliness, the subtlety, and the depth contained in scene after scene.
Emotions can be tough, but there is a way to make them work for you. Heavy feelings are actually part of your sensory system. Just like your five senses, they help you get what you need and avoid harm. Emotions are messengers, like an internal GPS. Your senses of the soul send out an SOS - a bad feeling - when something is going well, so you can make the situation better. When the problem is over, you feel good again. The problem is, we either ignore those messages or act them out instinctively.
As vacationing Ben Candidi and Rebecca Levis sail through International Waters toward Grand Bahama Island, they receive a strange welcome - a sinking cabin cruiser with a dead man at the helm. Ben knows how to patch bullet holes below the waterline and Rebecca knows how to estimate time of death. And they agree that the West End marina is the right place to bring the body. To avoid trouble, they play it dumb and treat the cocaine-smuggling marina tenants as the divers and sport fishermen they are pretending to be.
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Fate isn't a decision that we get to make. Hunter Simms has overcome many hardships to get to where he is. He lost his parents as a teen and stepped up to take responsibility of raising his younger brother and sister. Hunter's overcome every obstacle in his life except for one - Kate Richardson. Hunter's loved Kate since the second grade, but one poor choice made years ago has made him the person she hates the most. Kate decided years ago that Hunter has no place in her life.
As a child, John Quinn had a dream of a naval career despite his affliction with cerebral palsy. After failing the physical exam, he underwent painful, self applied physical therapy for one year then successfully passed a second exam. He kept his cerebral palsy a secret from the record-keepers and medical authorities for 20 years. He had a distinguished and highly decorated career despite the pain he endured to appear normal. He served on board destroyers, a battleship, two aircraft carriers and functioned as an administrator for a Seal unit.
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In an attempt to escape her traumatic past and gain independence, renowned author Rachel Allen moves to New York and reunites with Ted Donovon - the man who saved her from a brutal rape. Ted, now the founder of the PRAISE foundation, has become a wealthy philanthropist with presidential connections but harbors a dangerous hidden agenda. Due to Rachel and Ted's work advocating for human rights, the president of the United States appoints them to an isolated think tank located deep within in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.