For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But today, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. It turns out that at work, most people operate as either takers, matchers, or givers. Whereas takers strive to get as much as possible from others and matchers aim to trade evenly, givers are the rare breed of people who contribute to others without expecting anything in return.
"Give ‘Til it Helps - Your Company"
Being married to Blake had been an amazing adventure for Maxine. For five years, they've worked out an odd but amicable divorce, with friendly though infrequent visits, a yacht he lends her every summer, and three children they both adore. Now Maxine has fallen in love with Dr. Charles West, a man who is everything Blake is not - mature, grounded, and present. But Blake wants her back in his life.
Set against a backdrop of world-shattering events, Journey is a story about abuse in its subtlest forms. With wisdom and compassion, best selling novelist Danielle Steel reminds you that no one is exempt from the effects of this devastating disease, which crosses social borders and has no respect for money, power, or success. But at its core, Journey is about hope, about change, and about daring to be free.
From Atlanta's wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and race. And the people who are chasing him must cross those boundaries, too. Among them is Michael Ormewood, a veteran detective whose marriage is hanging by a thread and whose arrogance and explosive temper are threatening his career. And Angie Polaski, a beautiful vice cop who was once Michael's lover before she became his enemy.
Barton Gellman shared the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for a keen-edged reckoning with Dick Cheney's domestic agenda in The Washington Post. In Angler, Gellman goes far beyond that series to rake on the full scope of Cheney's work and its consequences, including his hidden tole in the Bush administration's most fateful choices in war: shifting focus from aI Qaeda to Iraq, unleashing the National Security Agency to spy at home, and promoting "cruel and inhuman" methods of interrogation.
"Great book on process."
Finally, a modern relationship audiobook for the modern relationship.What Do We Do Now? is an R-rated, utterly honest Q&A book culled from the best and funniest questions posed by Keith and the Girl devotees, including: My boyfriend joined the military and is being shipped off for an unknown amount of time. I'm young and I want to move on. Am I a bad person? Why does my boyfriend always adjust himself in public? My wife dresses like a slut. How do I make her stop? My boyfriend's number one friend on MySpace is his ex. Should I be concerned?
A man is being goaded into renewing a feud in order to uphold his honor. The ultimate result is a gunfight, and the listener is in on all the action until the gun smoke clears.
A poor-boy college football hero turned successful partner at a prominent Dallas firm, who long ago checked his conscience at the door, catches a case that forces him to choose between his enviable lifestyle and doing the right thing in this masterful debut legal thriller.
"New Author and storyline for us"
Legendary Western writer Max Evans takes you into the heart of Hi Lo Country to spend a little time with cowboys who work hard, play hard, live hard - and have a great time being cowboys.
Ernest Haycox was one of the most successful of American Western fiction writers. This is another story of the West as it always was: stark, savage, and brutal.
When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: Aleesha Monroe is found in the stairwell in a pool of her own blood, her body horribly mutilated.
Peter Skene takes what he wants and kills who he wants. Settlers, squatters, rustlers and Indian war parties can't stop him from owning the Bitter Valley and the biggest ranch in Oregon.
Ernest Haycox was one of the most successful of American western fiction writers. This is another story of the West as it always was - stark, savage and brutal.
Tonight the bullets will fly and rancher or rustler will die. A mystery man will decide whose blood will stain the sick streets of Star.
Live from Orange County is Brian Keith Etheridge's debut stand-up comedy album and features Brian at his rawest, skewering the sacred and having a good time while doing it. Even the most taboo of subjects aren't spared with Brian offering unique and interesting takes on religion, love and race.