After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.
"Great performance with a classic"
How to Be Like is a "character biography" series: biographies that also draw out important lessons from the life of their subjects. In this new book - by far the most exhaustive in the series - Pat Williams tackles one of the most influential people in recent history. While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this audiobook takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. For the first time, the book pulls together all the various strands of Disney's life into one straightforward, easy-to-listen-to tale.
"One of the best books I've heard yet!"
Body Language Secrets to Win More Negotiations will help you discover what the "other side" is revealing through body language and microexpressions, and how to control your own. It will help you become more adept at leveraging your knowledge of emotional intelligence, negotiation ploys, and emotional hot buttons.
To improve one's leadership influence, study the lives of great leaders - 21 of whom are found in Pat Williams's newest book. Here are the stories and principles of individuals from George Washington to Nelson Mandela, Billy Graham to Margaret Thatcher, organized around Pat's "Seven Sides of Leadership" - Vision, Communication, People Skills, Character, Competence, Boldness, Serving Heart.
Disneyland, Starbucks, Google, the first manned landing on the Moon, every novel ever written, ever motion picture ever filmed, every painting ever created - all began as a dream in someone's imagination. And all became real through the power of Extreme Focus. Pat Williams explains how to discover and focus on your passion in life, how to achieve great things tomorrow by focusing on today, how to discipline yourself for success, how to increase your courage and confidence, and more.
The senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Pat Williams has spent decades studying the topic of leadership - and this devotional combines his insights with biblical principles to boost your personal influence to ever-higher levels. The example of Jesus Christ proves that true leadership involves loving and serving your people - and The Leadership Excellence Devotional provides 180 compelling readings to challenge you in every aspect of your leadership role.
Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. But his preeminence is more than just extraordinary athletic ability: The lessons of his life - such as focus, passion, hard work, perseverance, and accountability - have shaped him into one of the most revered celebrities of the 20th century. In this inspiring audiobook Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, reveals Jordan's method for living a life of greatness that we can all incorporate into our lives.
"Be a champion like Mike"
Though the vision of one person can change the world, no one can carry out a vision alone. Extreme dreams depend on teams - lack of teamwork is often why big dreams go unrealized. Using examples and anecdotes from history and contemporary people, Pat Williams shows how the greatest world-changing events came to be as the result of the passion of one person. In each case a team was assembled with people equipped in the various areas needed to bring the vision to pass.
"The title Says it all!"
The Sixers won 65 games and an NBA championship in 1982-83, still one of the finest seasons in NBA history. It was Moses Malone who, in the days before the playoffs, gave the team its battle cry. Asked by coach Billy Cunningham how he thought things would go in the playoffs, Moses said, "Fo’, fo’, fo’,” - meaning, in Moses' shorthand, that he expected the Sixers to sweep each of the three series they would need to play in order to win a championship.