Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we want to know, not only about our current location or where we are going but about the world in general. And yet, when it comes to geo-politics, much of what we are told is generated by analysts and other experts who have neglected to refer to a map of the place in question.
"TERRAIN AS DESTINY"
If you've ever wondered why Putin is so obsessed with Crimea, why the USA was destined to become a global superpower or why China's power base continues to expand ever outwards, the answers are all here. In 10 chapters, using essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential insight into one of the major factors that determines world history.
If you running your own business or thinking about starting your own business, you need to answer key questions to know how prepared you are. What is your market? Who is your competition? How can you be a leader in your industry, and to your staff? How do you influence and create interest? Award-winning writer Tim S. Marshall addresses these questions and answers many more in his new book The Marshall Principles: Entrepreneurship.
Life is made up of billions of moments linked together. Each moment is important. Once a moment passes you can never recapture it. The moments of your life pile together to form your world, good or bad. Now, what if you took each moment and wrung the beauty and potential from it? Imagine this life. But how do you know what potential lies in the moment? Through fear and indecision, and perhaps laziness, we let these moments slip away.