This book teaches you personal interaction on a psychological level. It runs from trivial tricks like getting people to like and respect you more, to tactical life skills like making a convincing argument or persuading somebody to do you a large favor. In case you're up for some heavier artillery, it also teaches you how to play manipulative tricks on people by exploiting arcane quirks in the human mind, to psychological combat maneuvers practiced by law enforcement and the military.
"Not enough techniques to learn enough"
A war is being waged against us by radical Islamists, and, as current events demonstrate, they are only getting stronger. Al-Qaeda has morphed into a much more dangerous, menacing threat: ISIS. Lt. General Michael T. Flynn is blunt and urgent. This book aims to inform the American people of the grave danger we face in the war on terror—and will continue to face—until our government takes decisive action against the terrorists that want nothing more than to destroy us and our way of life.
"Excellently written and delivered"
To be a golfer is to tinker-with everything from equipment to grip to swing. But one thing most players don't give enough attention to is the mental game. Psychologists aren't a new phenomenon in golf, but Dr. Michael Lardon is a different breed of performance coach. Instead of sending his players into a losing battle against emotion, indecision, and fear on the golf course, he shows them how to organize their thoughts and use them for maximum performance.
Network marketing is one of the most profitable and fastest growing business opportunities available today. Countless individuals such as yourself have left unfulfilling jobs to pursue the dream of building a business and a lifestyle they love. I'm here to make sure you start your business right, and start finding success fast!
Are you a father of a young daughter or teenage girl? Do you know if your words or actions encourage her or bring her down? If you're like most dads, you may think you need to be a mother to boost your daughter's confidence. But really, all you need to do is make a few simple tweaks to the way you communicate. If you do this, you'll build her self-esteem, improve her self-worth, and be the hero in her life. And you won't even have to change who you are to do it.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
A survey crew of the human starship Geoffrey Laird lands on a small, unexplored planet quaintly named Fleece as part of a standard scientific mission. The planet looks benign, but a small mix-up with "hostile life-forms" has the three surviving members of the team on the run. Drik, Max, and Laree seek shelter in a small cave, completely cut off from their ship and communications. But it turns out the cave is anything but small.
Anthony Jackson. Patriot. Spy. Widower. Still reeling after the death of his wife, Jackson is numbly training anti-government troops. Confident that his role in political affairs has dwindled to being a glorified shooting teacher, Jackson is slowly trying to piece his heart back together. Until the call comes. The rebels are far from done with Jackson, and this time the promised reward is big and juicy: the presidency.
The consequences of not knowing the cost of your capital.
Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Jackson is the model Marine: highly trained, absolutely efficient, and unquestioningly dedicated to his country. The only thing he can conceive of putting before his nation is his family: his wife, Courtney, and two daughters, Maya and MacKenzie. Conscripted into the personal security detail of President Meyers, he begins to get glimpses that not everyone is as content with the current situation as he is, but attributes this to terrorist agitation and fringe lunacy.
"should be a must read for teenage year students"
Anthony Jackson, military veteran, member of the Presidential security team, father, husband, patriot, and spy. His daughter safely recovered from a government detention center, Jackson's role as a spy for the antigovernment Apocolyte group is firmly cemented. All he needs to do is keep his head down, do his job, and get intel back to his rebel handler. But as Jackson's suspicions about President Meyers are proven true, and the tasks he's asked to handle become more and more immoral, his loyalties strain.
"How far will Jackson go to protect his family?"
United States Marshal Jake Mathews is devastated after two of his partners are gunned down. Fleeing to his farm, in Northeast Iowa, he wants nothing more than a little peace and quiet. Tucked away in the woods of Northeast Iowa, Zebadiah Caldwell's family has led a community of followers for the past 100 years. Their communal way of life has led to many stories and speculation over the years.
"There is a whole lot of evil in the Valley"
Pick Up the Pennies is a story. The philosophy of this story may seem very simple and practical; but for Michael T. Goskowski, it became a light that guided his life.Goskowski's childhood years were difficult as his entire family struggled to rise above poverty and degradation. For fear of working in the coalmines, Michael learned to do his best to seize a better future for himself.
If you're looking for a map to start or improve your retirement journey, this little book may be just what you're looking for! In this book, you'll find simple and sensible suggestions for retirement planning. Thanks to the primer here provided by Randolph M. Martin and Michael T. (Todd) Martin, and based on their combined 60 years of experience in the field, you'll gain the confidence you need to start asking the right questions, and find the answers that are most appropriate for your individual circumstances.
Yes, seeing through the eyes of another can often bring greater clarity and understanding, especially if it is through the eyes of a young, inquisitive emperor penguin. Gaylord: A Penguin's Search for the True Meaning of Christmas takes the listener around the world, from the harsh, frozen land of Antarctica to the sanctity of the Holy Land and back. What Gaylord discovers along the way makes this a perfect holiday gift for the entire family.
Within this book two military veterans share their own transitions from military service members to veterans. They provide insights they term lessons learned, which helped them as they made this sometimes emotional and traumatic, very personal journey. This book was written to assist transitioning military and nonveterans alike, to provide support and guidance that enabled each writer to succeed in his after-military service goals.
"Traveling While Muslim Complicates Air Travel" is from the November 7, 2016 Travel section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael T. Luongo and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"How Scared Should You Be About Zika?" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael T. Osterholm and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
1956. Port Arthur, Texas, a quiet town filled with good people and little excitement throughout the fifties, but it was called the 'Wicked City' because of the gambling, prostitution and political corruption. After 1960, the town experienced changes that would forever change this Gulf Coast city. 1986. Houston. A young man, born and raised in Port Arthur, takes a wrong turn and finds himself on the receiving end of a loaded gun. What would've happened had he taken a different path that day, stayed home a few minutes longer?
"Police Group: Minn. Governor 'Exploited What Was Already a Horrible and Tragic Situation'" is from the July 09, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by T. Rees Shapiro, Lindsey Bever, Wesley Lowery and Michael E. Miller and narrated by Jill Melancon.