Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around. But it's hard when you have a record, and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believes in him is Ginny, his 10-year-old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. And he seems to be on the right path, until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme.
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Discover the potent force of kaizen... and use it to easily, effortlessly achieve any goal or make any change you want to!We've been programmed to believe that change is a "battle" - something hard fought and hard won, something that demands struggle and sacrifice. But as anyone who uses the technique known as kaizen can tell you, nothing could be further from the truth. With kaizen, it's effortless, simple, and inevitable to change your life.
"Small steps make big difference over time"
Acclaimed author Peg Kehret has written the true story of the year when she was twelve and stricken with polio. At first paralyzed and terrified, she fought her way to recovery, aided by doctors and therapists, a loving family, supportive roommates fighting their own battles with the disease, and plenty of grit and luck. With the humor and suspense that are her trademarks, Peg Kehret vividly recreates a year of heartbreak and triumph.
"Wonderful story for modern kids (and adults)"
UCLA psychologist and organizational consultant Dr. Robert Maurer provides a simple and proven effective technique for making major changes with minimal disruption. Applying the operational concept of kaizen - small, continual improvements - to common management challenges, managers can drive major improvements with a series of well-planned techniques for boosting quality, innovation, sales, and morale.
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Are you ready to start your own small business but unsure of which steps to take in order to achieve success? If you've ever fantasized about starting your own business and being your own boss, but have no idea where to start, or even if starting your own business is right for you, keep listening because the steps you need to take are within this book.
Have you ever wanted to start a small business? Have you ever thought it was tough to do so? Unsure of how to get started? There's so much information out there on the Internet, and so many self-help gurus, that it either takes time to put all the information together or you have to pay top dollar to have a guru explain it to you. My name is Susan Kilmer. Over the course of my business and entrepreneurship background, I have taught hundreds and hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs how to start a business and business owners how to keep their business going.
This book will help you in being able to start up your own nonprofit group from the ground up. Starting a nonprofit group is not easy and will require work, time, and patience from everyone involved. But, in the end, the work will be worth it because you will have started a business that will begin to impact your town, county, state, maybe even go as far as to impact people nationwide.
Do you want more? More hope, more joy, more fun and more fulfillment? Change is the essence of life; the biggest, most meaningful, and dramatic differences in our lives-and in our world-are really just the result of a series of small, seemingly insignificant changes. "Amazing changes can occur in the most surprisingly small amounts of time," says Allyson Lewis, author and senior executive at a major financial services firm.
Take control of your life ten minutes at a time - that's the philosophy of Small Steps to Big Change, the blog about the power of kaizen to make life better.
The Flight Of Apollo Eleven is a dramatic audio production featuring the highlights from the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969, that marks the 40th Anniversary of that historic event. One Small Step presents the actual NASA voice communications bewteen Houston Control and the Command Module set to an original music score.
Marriage expert Dr. Ray Guarendi has counseled enough couples to know that building a better relationship with your spouse doesn't mean learning exotic new communication techniques or rearranging your lifestyle. In fact, a few of his ten "small steps" are lessons you learned in grade school, such as: say "I'm sorry"; listen a minute; make a list; use your manners. Plus, with his "resistance rationales," Doctor Ray helps you overcome any reluctance you might feel to taking these small steps.
In the year 2010 a French astronaut, one of an international space team from the Federated States of Europe, becomes the first man to be murdered on the moon. Retired detective-superintendent Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe are required to investigate. The author also wrote Bones and Silence.
One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a small business owner is to not have a marketing plan. In 5 Step Marketing Plan: A Winning Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses, you will find a clear, step-by-step marketing plan template you can easily follow that will help you achieve more growth and success in your business.
No radical changes, no throwing away half the food in your cupboards, no sugar withdrawal! Instead of punishing yourself with a restrictive diet plan, you can eat healthier by starting with the foods you already love and making small, simple adjustments toward a healthier diet. The simple technique that makes the food you're already eating more nutritious, and can reduce how many calories you eat by up to 10%.