Rodd Wagner tackles one of the most destructive problems facing organizations today - the breakdown of the relationship between employees and the organizations they work for. Armed with empirical evidence from the provocative studies he leads around the globe, Wagner guides you through the new realities of what it takes to get the highest levels of intensity from people in a more mercenary, skeptical, and wired work world.
David E. Stuart incorporates extensive new research findings through groundbreaking archaeology to explore the rise and fall of the Chaco Anasazi and how it parallels patterns throughout modern societies in this new edition.
Communication is a fact of life. You are forced to communicate with other people every day whether you want to or not. You communicate with your words. You communicate with your voice. You communicate with your posture. You communicate with your attitude. Being able to effectively express your thoughts and feelings is essential to successful business and personal relationships. Not being able to communicate effectively in any situation can cause miscommunications between you and another person which can give way to arguments.
What is a leader, and how can you determine if someone is a "natural" leader? The answer lies in understanding leadership styles. A leadership style is the manner in which you go about providing direction, motivating people and implementing your plans when in a position of leadership. Through years of study, psychologists have identified ten leadership styles that characterize leaders of all types. Some of these leadership styles have been around for a while, while others are relatively new.
First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West, 1846-1890, is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.
"There are a lot of players!"
This serves as the first in a series of books examining a variety of psychological issues and treatments. This looks at the neurological aspects of mood disorders, motor disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and cognitive disorders. Several therapies are examined in the later parts of the audiobook to include psychoanalysis, psychodynamic, existential, behavioral, cognitive, and more.
"Informational approach and straightforward"
In Guadalcanal Marine, Lt. Col. Kerry L. Lane recounts the dark reality of combat experienced by the men of the 1st Marine Division fighting on Guadalcanal and Cape Gloucester. With 80 gripping photographs and his text, he brings to life the struggles of his companions as they achieve these two astonishing victories.
"read it now! !!!!"
The dark side of globalization threatens us all. This audiobook is a compilation of my writings, showing the many ways we are threatened as a sovereign nation, and how we must resist and protect ourselves and our families. There are new insights in this audiobook as well. Citizens of the United States are victims of a slow motion coup starting with the establishment of our central bank and the assassination of a beloved president, John F. Kennedy.
This book is about spiritual warfare and the paranormal, and how these paranormal events shaped my Christian beliefs. What you are about to read are true spiritual and paranormal accounts witnessed and lived by me and my immediate family members. These experiences took place during my childhood and into my adult life. This subject of the paranormal is a touchy subject with many individuals and with many Christians.
"Interesting book - author not very openminded."
This audiobook is for those looking for enlightenment and peacefulness, and are looking into pursuing a Taoist path to achieve these goals. Religion and spirituality have always provided us with a way to deal with the hardships of life. Taoism, however, offers more than that; it offers a way to understand the universe and truly become a part of it.
"not what i executed "
Motivation is what will push you to take risks, work toward a goal and, ultimately, succeed. Yet, finding motivation is not the hard part. It's often keeping yourself motivated in spite of failures and setbacks that is challenging. By adhering to these twelve rules of motivation, you can find, and then keep, motivation in your life, so you can push yourself harder as you strive toward your personal and professional goals.
Designed to help church leaders and pastors, The Quest helps to identify and promote culture change within the church body so that members are equipped and empowered to help expand the Kingdom of God. Practical and powerful, your church will see its impact on your community grow exponentially.
Fifty years after America's involvement in the Korean War began, Richard E. Mack's memories of his time spent on the front lines are still strong and clear. A career soldier, Mack served in the U.S. Army until 1976, when he retired as a colonel. In Memoir of a Cold War Soldier, he recalls his service in front-line combat infantry units in Korea and Vietnam as a rifle platoon leader, adviser, and battalion commander. His accounts, perceptions, and observations of the military culture are incisive and candid.
In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe - the chocolate islands - through Angola and Mozambique, and finally to British Southern Africa. Burtt had been hired by the chocolate firm Cadbury Brothers Limited to determine if the cocoa it was buying from the islands had been harvested by slave laborers forcibly recruited from Angola, an allegation that became one of the grand scandals of the early colonial era.
"Sounds like someone's thesis"
Rhythm & blues emerged from the African American community in the late 1940s to become the driving force in American popular music over the next half-century. Although sometimes called "doo-wop", "soul", "funk", "urban contemporary", or "hip-hop", R&B is actually an umbrella category that includes all of these styles and genres. It is in fact a modern-day incarnation of a musical tradition that stretches back to 19th-century America, and even further to African beginnings.
"Very technical, dry and repetitive"
Beside the Troubled Waters is a memoir by an African-American physician in Alabama whose story in many ways typifies the lives and careers of black doctors in the south during the segregationist era while also illustrating the diversity of the black experience in the medical profession.
A travelogue suffused with the wisdom of an ancient religious tradition, Humble Before the Void is a modern-day encounter between Western science and Buddhist philosophy. In this narrative, you'll discover the relationship between ancient Indian philosophical and spiritual tradition and modern science through the experiences of a select group of Tibetan monks.
Change is an interesting phenomenon. It is something that most people actively seek to avoid, yet it is something that everyone will eventually have to face and accept. For a lot of people change does not come easily. It takes a lot of courage and self confidence to truly be able to accept change, and to do so in a graceful and fearless manner. There are many areas in which people will have to face change.
"Don't waste your money"
The Ponzi Housing Scheme is the financial crime of the 21st century. It makes Madoff look like an amateur because of scale. The crime was sophisticated in it's plan. This crime violated laws on the books. It violated laws that should be on the books. And it violated the trust that people have with the banking community, and this violation reaches to the highest bankers in the land and off our shores. This crime is complex, but it is not rocket science. The proof of culpability can be known.
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. Yet a true entrepreneur is more than simply a business owner. Most entrepreneurs are born with an innate desire to do something great, to become something more or to lead others to greatness.
"Good info but a little thin"