In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth. In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company - the Exponential Organization - that has revolutionized how a company can accelerate its growth by using technology.
"Not a revelation"
Bold is a radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools to create extraordinary wealth while also positively impacting the lives of billions.
We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman, and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially growing technologies and three other powerful forces are conspiring to better the lives of billions of people. This book is an antidote to pessimism by tech-entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler.
"A catalog of positive innovations on the horizon"
Read by Dr. Peter Rabins, this unabridged audio version of the definitive guide for people caring for someone who has dementia features chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.
"A MUST-read for everyone dealing with Alzheimer's"
Peter Aykroyd spent his childhood watching his family’s parlor séances through the crack of a basement door. Here, for the first time, Aykroyd tells the strange and delightful story that inspired his son, Dan, to make the mega-hit Ghostbusters. Part history, part family legend, A History of Ghosts starts in 1848 in upstate New York, where the spiritualist craze first began....
This text concisely puts forward the case for a form of nihilism - fusing thoughts from Hume, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche, amongst others. It forcefully argues that morality as we know it is a power structure disguised as knowledge; that law is based upon this false idol; and that thus power is, in fact, the basis of all life.
One in every 100 people in the United States is affected by the autoimmune condition called Celiac Disease. And 97 percent of them are undiagnosed. Discover how this inflammatory condition of the intestines can affect every system in the body and why it is important to get a proper diagnosis.
Bottled & Sold shows how water went from being a free natural resource to one of the most successful commercial products of the last 100 years - and why we are poorer for it. It's a big story and water is big business. Every second of every day in the United States, a thousand people buy a plastic bottle of water, and every second of every day a thousand more throw one of those bottles away. That adds up to more than 30 billion bottles a year and tens of billions of dollars of sales. Are there legitimate reasons to buy all those bottles?
In productive classrooms, teachers don't just teach children skills, they build emotionally and relationally healthy learning communities. Teachers create intellectual environments that produce not only technically competent students, but also caring, secure, actively literate human beings.
"where is the reference guide?"
In Waking Up, Volume 2, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with seven teachers about their personal understandings of spiritual awakening - how it takes place, what changes (and what doesn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.
"sounds true has again conducted great interviews. "
A regimen once followed by those diagnosed with gluten intolerance or celiac disease (a serious autoimmune disorder), gluten-free diets have become a panacea, "prescribed" not only by gastroenterologists but also by dieticians, nutritionists, naturopaths, trainers, psychiatrists, and neurologists. Believing that eliminating gluten is healthier or that it will help them lose weight, droves of people are adopting a gluten-free lifestyle.
The lectures address-in chronological sequence-a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in their own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions. In the process, the course engages many of the most perennial and far-reaching questions that we face in our daily lives.
"Chapter Divisions ARE Present"
From healthcare to workplace conduct, the federal government is taking on ever more responsibility for managing our lives. At the same time, Americans have never been more disaffected with Washington, seeing it as an intrusive, incompetent, wasteful giant. The most alarming consequence of ineffective policies, in addition to unrealized social goals, is the growing threat to the government’s democratic legitimacy. Understanding why government fails so often - and how it might become more effective - is an urgent responsibility of citizenship.
"Erudite, Systematic Analysis of Government Failure"
Vashti thinks she can draw, but her journey of self discovery and expression is an enchanting invitation to everyone to explore his or her own creative spirit.
This audiobook contains everything you need to know to get started with mindfulness. If you sometimes are stressed out, anxious or depressed, then this book can be of great use for you. The purpose of this book is not to overwhelm you with techniques, even though you'll get more than enough of them. No, the purpose of this book is to give you at least one idea that can have a positive impact on the rest of your life. Chances are that you'll look at the world with more peace and compassion when you're done with this book.
With a little encouragement from his sister, Ramon discovers that creativity is about a lot more than getting things just "right."
In this classic storybook about lifelong learning, Reynolds inspires learners of all ages to navigate their full potential and follow their dreams.
"No illustrations, but nicely read"
Struggle with the lawyer and the beagle through the Forest of Confusion and the Swamp of Depression. Arrive at the Village of Compromise. Climb the Purple Mountains with them and then cross the Fruited Plains, only to be stopped by the Sea of False Hope. Do you know the way to Destinae? The story's abundant interpretations are sure to make it a favorite among educators, motivators and ministers.
It's time for this year's Going Places contest! Finally. Time to build a go-cart, race it - and win. Each kid grabs an identical kit, and scrambles to build. Everyone but Maya. She sure doesn't seem to be in a hurry... and that sure doesn't look like anybody else's go-cart! But who said it had to be a go-cart? And who said there's only one way to cross the finish line?
This seventh collection of Favorite Science Fiction Stories includes 16 great stories from well-known science fiction writers.