In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.
"Epic book - absolutely loved it!!"
I knew little of Raphael Amado's history with my family, but when he turned up on our doorstep demanding restitution, my grandfather quickly conceded. That restitution? Me. Six months later, on my 18th birthday, Raphael came for me. He stole me from my home, taking me to his Tuscan estate, where from the crumbling chapel to the burnt-down vineyard, to the cellar that haunted him, the past stalked him like a shadow. It waited for him, hid behind corners for him and trapped him at every turn. As much as Raphael's cruelty terrified me, his darkness seduced me.
"Dark and Sexy"
The no-f--ks-given, no-holds-barred guide to living your best life. Ever find yourself stuck at the office - or even just glued to the couch - when you really want to get out (for once), get to the gym (at last), and get started on that "someday" project you're always putting off? You need to Get Your Sh*t Together.
Are you stressed out, overbooked, and underwhelmed by life? Fed up with pleasing everyone else before you please yourself? It's time to stop giving a f--k. This brilliant, hilarious, and practical parody of Marie Kondo's best seller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up explains how to rid yourself of unwanted obligations, shame, and guilt - and give your f--ks instead to people and things that make you happy.
"I wanted to like it"
Caught between three vampire brothers and coveted for her bloodline, Eleira is swept into a world of supernatural magic where nothing is as it seems and betrayal lurks behind every corner. She must fight for her survival or risk being made prey for the very creatures who keep her there. But when she discovers a dark, twisted prophecy with her at its center, she is pulled deep into the heart of The Haven...and realizes that the vampires she seeks to escape might just be the key to her salvation.
"Story line is very close to Shade of Vampire series"
Since its release in 2006, Financial Intelligence has become a favorite among managers who need a guided tour through the numbers, helping them to understand not only what the numbers really mean but also why they matter. This new, completely updated edition brings the numbers up to date and continues to teach the basics of finance to managers who need to use financial data to drive their business.
"Great highlight. Need sample parts to follow audio for full value"
It all started with a contract signed by him, then by me, while our families watched. While my father sat silent, a man defeated, giving his daughter to the Benedetti monsters. I obeyed. I played my part. I signed my name and gave away my life. I became their living, breathing trophy, a constant symbol of their power over us. That was five years ago. Then came the time for him to claim me. For Salvatore Benedetti to own me. I had vowed vengeance. I had learned hate. And yet nothing could have prepared me for the man who now ruled my life.
"NOW I'VE LISTENED TO DARK BEFORE.. & THIS AIN'T IT"
Have you ever waited until the last possible minute to start a project? Do you ever find yourself staring at a blank word document, just waiting for those first couple of words to come? Do you stress when you have too many to-dos and too little time? If so, you can finally relax. Time Management & Productivity is guaranteed to break you of these habits and kick you into overdrive.
A daring rescue has freed Eleira from The Crypts. But that rescue has come at a great cost, stripping Eleira of her humanity and opening up the battle lines between the world's most powerful covens. Now, as a creature of the night, Eleira has no choice but to return to The Haven. She must discover the truth of the dark prophecy surrounding her life and learn the extent of her new powers, all the while navigating the treacherous landscape of her heart.
For the first time ever, get all four books of The Forsaken Saga in one complete box set. Join Nora and Hunter as they go on a magical journey of love and adventure in a beautiful supernatural world!
"A dry Twilight"
The world had less than seven hours to prepare. When it hit, the coronal mass ejection from the sun rolled back hundreds of years of technological innovation. Airplanes fell from the skies. Power grids crashed. Even electrical cabling was turned to slag. No Internet. No cable TV. No electricity. No modern day conveniences of any kind, from fancy European sedans to smart phones to clean, running water.
It was a dark and stormy knight, and nine dark defenders embarked upon a most perilous quest. They're the ultimate defenders of humanity, modern day knights who do dark deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today's hottest paranormal authors bring us thrilling, all-new stories of supernatural knights that are brimming with magic mystery and mayhem.
"werewolfs, zombies, mages and yes dark knights"
Lady Arbella de Mowbray abhors the idea of marrying an English noble occupying Scotland. When she arrives in Stirling, she is thrown into the midst of a full battle between the Scots and the English. Besieged by rebels, she is whisked from her horse by a Highland warrior who promises her safety. But when he kisses her she fears she's more in danger of losing herself.
"I love Highlanders too"
Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their escape on May 6, 2013, made headlines around the world.
"A True House of Horrors!"
This is a comprehensive guide to learning about a wonderful technique called mind maps. Mind maps are an amazing organizational and creativity tool that can improve memory, concentration, communication, organization, creativity, and time management.
"make sure to practice"
Eva Webb didn't know what she'd find the night she secretly followed her fiancé. She had feared he was meeting another woman. But it was so much worse than that. The man she loved betrayed and kidnapped her, packing her onto a truck destined for the black market to be sold to the highest bidder.
"Theirs to take "
The Entrepreneur, Small Business Development, & Startup Review discusses the process of starting and growing your business. What works? What does not work? How can you create and build a business with limited financial resources? How has social media changed the development process of certain types of businesses?
"Best business read so far"
Management and Leadership: Skills & Styles, Development Books shows you what it takes to be an extraordinary leader in today's society. We look at everything from strong management skills in the business world to strong leadership skills in the business world - and yes, there is a difference! Learn from elite political chiefs, world-class sports and performance coaches, body-language and vocal-tonality specialists, as well as persuasion and likability experts.
"Credit well spent"
I was the boy who would never be king. The monster who could never be loved. Gia was just a job. Just another girl caught in a world of monsters. It didn't matter that I liked the look of her. I didn't care that she cringed when she saw my soul. I liked it. I liked her fear. And I wanted her.
"A CHILLING & INTENSE GLIMPSE INTO DARKNESS"
Return to The Haven with the third book of The Vampire Gift series. The Convicted army, led by one possessed by The Ancient, stands on one side of a great chasm. On the other, the remaining Haven vampires, banded together under their Prince, determined to save their home and protect the humans. A war is about to break out. It all revolves around Eleira. Get ready for the fight of a lifetime.