Coaching and Mentoring for Success is a practical way for coaches and mentors to learn the basics they need to do their jobs professionally. If you want to become a more able coach/mentor, or help your team members to develop their skills, this audio book is the place to start. Although primarily aimed at people who are starting out in these roles, Coaching and Mentoring for Success contains tips and techniques that will be of interest for coaches or mentors operating at all levels.
"A little short but good anyway"
Clifford Odets’ masterpiece, starring Mark Ruffalo, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Kind, and Ben Gazzara, brings to life the struggles of a working-class family aspiring to the promise of the American Dream. Even as they endure the country’s worst economic nightmare, three generations of an immigrant family are crowded into a Bronx tenement, fiercely determined to stay afloat, no matter what the cost.
"Top talent, top play."
Reports, emails, business plans, meeting minutes, journal articles, reviews, speeches and presentations: business writers have to write any or all of these, and write them well. Good business writing saves time, money and gives a positive and professional impression of you and your organisation - while poor written communications cause problems ranging from irritation through to complete project failure. But writing effectively for work is not a mysterious gift; it's a skill that can be learned....
Speed Reading for Success will show you how to read faster - and understand and recall what you have read. Many people have doubled, tripled, even quadrupled their reading speeds using the techniques Jane Smith explains in this concise and highly acclaimed audiobook. Learning these skills will enable you to get through more material in the time available, and you’ll become better-informed than ever.
"Definitelly worth the price and the time it took"
The beloved Victorian Christmas ghost storytelling tradition continues to thrive in modern day, and this multi-genre anthology of short stories is proof. Cuddle up next to a crackling fire with some holiday music playing softly in the background, and lose yourself in eight amazing Christmas stories by a gang of super-talented, cross-genre authors. Not only are they heartwarming, but they incorporate mystery, science fiction, romance and ghosts!
Urban fantasy offers a diverse playground for some extremely powerful stories. Professional writer and editor Kerrie L. Hughes pulled some fantastic tales out of 14 top writers for this fifth installment of Fiction River. Set in urban lands from modern Portland, to a future Detroit, to a wild Washington, D.C., and ending the tour in London, these top writers take the idea of "Hex" and stretch and twist it into stories with a magickal grip on the imagination.
A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation....
"Many stories all join together"
The price of accidental fame is hashed out in this comedy about a famous bank robber and the clerk who foiled his biggest heist. Ayckbourn’s 1988 play anticipates the popularity - and absurdity - of reality TV. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Rosalind Ayres as Jill Rillington; Jane Carr as Trudy Parks; Kenneth Danziger as Douglas Beechey; Martin Jarvis as Vic Parks; Ian Oglivy as Kenny Collins; and Yeardley Smith as Sharon Giffin. Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience in Santa Monica, California in February 1994.
Memory and Learning for Success is designed for anyone who wants to improve their capacity to remember. By applying the skills you’ll learn in this concise audio book, you’ll be able to constantly perform at peak levels and regularly succeed in areas that once seemed impossible. You will gain tremendous benefits from training your memory, no matter what your age or circumstances.
"I thought that I was just getting older!"
From a funeral procession in Asia, to an ancestral estate deep in the heart of a vaguely Victorian forest, to a carriage accident in the vast universe of The Runelords, Unnatural Worlds takes listeners on a journey to the far side of the imagination. Funny, heartbreaking, frightening, but most importantly, memorable, the original stories in this anthology go places few writers dare reach. Unnatural Worlds marks the perfect start to the brand-new Fiction River anthology series.
Time-travel stories open the entire world and all of time to writers' imaginations. The fifteen writers in this third original anthology in the Fiction River line explore everything from Chicago gangsters to Japanese tsunamis, and travel from 2013 to the nineteenth century to a vast future. Featuring work from award winners to bestsellers to a few newcomers whose time will come, Time Streams turns the time-travel genre on its head. Fiction River is off to an auspicious start. It's a worthy heir to the original anthology series of the 60s and 70s.
Her biggest dream has just come true, but her troubles have only begun. Fifteen-year-old Star McKenzie is an orphan who has never been able to find a place to truly call home. When she accidentally volunteers to spend her Christmas break on an ancient history dig in the desert of modern-day Iraq, Star is far from excited. Then she uncovers one of the most important scrolls in history and hopes fame and fortune will finally end her foster care nightmares.
Nine-year-old Henley Banks dreams of being a hero, but it's not until he receives a mysterious book from his grandpa that his hero's heart is awakened. As Henley dives - literally - into the Living Tale, he discovers a world beyond anything he ever imagined - full of amazing lands, an unexpected gardener, powerful glones, and an evil that lurks behind Henley's every step.