Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in 2001, which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover their top five talents.
What if you could miraculously wake up tomorrow and any - or every - area of your life was transformed? What would be different? Would you be happier? Healthier? More successful? In better shape? Would you have more energy? Less Stress? More Money? Better relationships? Which of your problems would be solved? What if I told you that there is a not so obvious secret that is guaranteed to transform any - or literally every - area of your life faster than you ever thought possible?
"Too much promotional content !"
This is a strong and powerful book that shows an in-depth report of a network made up of the wealthy and the influential and their goal of creating a clear plan to change the American political structure. Within the network are people whose wealth is overflowing. They create an environment fashioned after their corporate and personal interests. In fact, some of these companies have been accused of problems like worker safety, federal pollution, tax laws and even securities.
"Is no one paying attention?"
This book is a literally a step-by-step guide that will educate and enlighten you on how to start your own business. The content is very easy to understand and a couple things are repeated throughout the book to reinforce the wisdom which is being passed on to you. Each step is broken down into its simplest form, with examples of past situations where persons have succeeded and others have failed.
Note: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs' research and intimate writing style provides the listener with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
Do you often think about how incredible your relationship used to be and wish for a return to it? Well look no further. This is a book specifically written with the purpose of helping you reignite the fire in your relationship. Once you've learned the five easy-to-follow steps and applied them to your relationship, you'll discover how much it will transform your life in other areas as well.
Platform Revolution by Geoffrey Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Choudary is a thorough look at the development of platforms as market dominators, their opposition against pipeline organizations, and best practices in establishing and overseeing platforms. Platforms interface two sorts of clients with a specific end goal to trade something of significant worth.
The groundbreaking book reveals how human beings were created and evolved. It also takes a deep look into the history and biology that have come to define us while enhancing what we understand by "humanity." How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations, and human rights, to trust money books and laws, and more?
"The reader makes it impossibly distracting"
When he was just 23, a recent graduate of Stanford University, Richard Engel set off to Cairo with $2,000 and dreams of being a reporter. Shortly thereafter he was working freelance for Arab news sources and got a call that a busload of Italian tourists were massacred at a Cairo museum. This was his first view of the carnage the years would pile on. Over two decades Engel has been under fire, blown out of hotel beds, taken hostage. He has watched Mubarak and Morsi in Egypt arrested and condemned, reported from Jerusalem, been through the Lebanese war.
"Lousy--don't waste your time or money."
In 2012, popular radio personalities Jeffery Pritchett and Andy Colvin invited a number of prominent Bigfoot researchers onto their wild and woolly show, The Church of Mabus, in order to get a handle on the controversial Bigfoot scene. Praise For the Hairy Man: The Secret Life of Bigfoot (named one of the Top 10 Cryptozoology Books of 2013) is the result of this intensive yearlong examination.
From the world's reigning expert on expertise comes a powerful new approach to mastering almost any skill. Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens.
The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory is all about the hit track: who writes them, how they are made, their emergence into mainstream culture, and their relevance in today's society. In the First Verse, John Seabrook illuminates the history of pop and profiles Swedish producers, the late Mr. Pop, and his protégé, Max Martin. These two songwriter/producers transformed pop music into what we hear on the radio today with acts such as Ace of Base, the Backstreet Boys, and Britney Spears.
This smorgasbord of high strangeness delves into alarming matters such as Bigfoot surveillance of livestock and humans, the kidnapping of prospectors and hikers by Sasquatch, and the mystifying aerial lights that seem to provide "cover" for these dastardly deeds.
"Tales of Conflict...look elsewhere"
An informational guide about green tea and how it can help people lose weight.
Steve wakes up, hearing his befriended wolf named Ryan barking outside. "Oh, shut up, Ryan!" Steve yells, but Ryan keeps on barking. Steve takes a deep breath and walks outside. He can't believe his eyes when he sees a zombie trying to attack Ryan at the fence. Steve quickly grabs a diamond sword and starts running toward Ryan and the zombie. The zombie is just about to grab a bite when Steve swings his sword in front of him, slaying the zombie instantly.
Learn about Tommy Wiseau and the best bad movie ever made in a fraction of the time it takes to read the actual book! The opening chapter of Sestero's book introduces us to Tommy Wiseau, the eccentric filmmaker himself, as he treats his friend, Greg Sestero, to a celebratory dinner at Hollywood's Palm Restaurant. Filming of Wiseau's film, The Room, starts the following day. Sestero explains that Wiseau wrote, directed, produced, cast, and starred in the film - a true passion project.
If you've been considering losing weight and improving your health through a Paleo diet, but haven't known where to start, this book is an excellent starting off point in making the healthy transition to a Paleo lifestyle.
Jerry Weintraub has lived a life most of us can only dream about. He picked himself up by the bootstraps as a kid from the Bronx and a lot of times through sheer luck was able to meet the right people to get him where he needed to be. He started out very young, knowing he wanted to be in the entertainment industry and was willing to do anything to get in the door, and wouldn't take no for an answer. Even as he got older, he kept that same persistence when he believed in something.
When he initially began trading, Jim Paul believed he was some type of Superman. He believed he was invincible - that whatever he touched would become gold. When he lost a million dollars, he recognized he was human like the rest of us, that he had actually just got fortunate, and that continuously flexing the guidelines just gets you so far. Any financier worth his salt requires far more than luck and self-confidence: he has to discover ways to lose.