Find out how to successfully resolve your most emotionally charged conflicts. In this landmark book, world-renowned Harvard negotiation expert Daniel Shapiro presents a groundbreaking, practical method to reconcile your most contentious relationships and untangle your toughest conflicts.
"sure to be really useful"
Emotions matter. Whether negotiating with an angry boss or an outraged teenager, emotions can derail you. Properly treated, however, they can help you achieve the results you want. This book shows you how.
There are places that hold evil, houses so vile, so tainted, that people refuse to live in them. Farnham House is one of those places. Once an inn, this majestic old New England manor house is back on the market, and the price is very reasonable. Sam Cabot is a man tired of moving. Now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life in the country with his wife and young son.
Early one May, Sam Neumann arrived in the breathtaking wilderness of Denali, Alaska with a smile on his face and adventure in his heart. But less than 24 hours later, both had evaporated as he stood behind the counter of a filthy gas station - his new place of employment - and tried to piece together what exactly had gone wrong.
"This book is not about Denali"
Mel Adkins describes life in Alaska in the early days of statehood by a family from the plains of Oklahoma. They learned to be inventive and self-reliant in a land untouched by humans after moving more than 12 miles from the nearest road, to a 160-acre homestead on the Kenai Peninsula. To a young man just entering his teens this was a dream come true, but the physical labor that had to be done the first year, simply to survive, was more than he had ever imagined.
So you've heard of lazy investing? But you're not quite sure what it's all about? You want to invest your money wisely, while avoiding crazy high fees and shady brokers? You know you need to save for retirement, but you don't know how? If this sounds like you, then The Lazy Investors' Guide is exactly what you need!Investing doesn't have to be as difficult as it's usually made out to be.
"Great information that you can put to use "
True Alaskan personal stories about life on the last frontier, and growing up on a homestead six miles from the nearest dirt road, where hunting and fishing was not only a sport but an absolute necessity.
This guide rounds up hotels for each destination that have both a prime location and reasonable standards of comfort, narrowing coverage to those hostelries offering particularly memorable stays. Our hotel picks are categorized by price range - but you should be aware that seasonal fluctuations can be great, particularly in the resort areas.
"only phone numbers."
Here are two fictional short stories of life in the Alaskan Bush. "Frozen" deals with a day in the life of a fur trapper when nothing goes right. He is alone, and far from civilization in extremely cold weather. "The Battle for the Gold" is about three close friends who decide to form a partnership in a gold mine and the dreaded gold fever sets in motion the destruction of all three.
"Brings me back to Alaska."
Franz Kafka was a Prague German-language novelist and short story writer. He had a major influence on literature in the 20th century. By using realism and fantastic themes, he delves into plots that deal with alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. As a lawyer-turned-insurance man, he wrote in his spare time, and most of his works were published during his lifetime. A few were published by a close friend after his death at the age of 40.