In Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A. Moore popularized the technology adoption life cycle, known elsewhere as the product adoption curve or innovation adoption curve. Contained in this useful model are terms you've heard but may not truly understand: innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards. Between the early market segments (innovators and early adopters) and the mainstream market segments (early and late majorities) lies the chasm.
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Thinking of picking up Crucial Conversations and spending several hours reading it, or did you already do that and need a refresher? Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler's guide for conducting conversations when they matter most is valuable in your personal and professional areas of life. Crucial Conversations explains how to identify these important moments and how to successfully navigate them.
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Jill Barnes, a single mom, finds herself stranded on the side of Interstate 485 near Birmingham, Alabama. Jack Chance, a bank vice president, is stranded on Interstate 85 near Montgomery, Alabama. John Carter, a contractor, finds himself stranded near Leeds, Alabama. Each must travel home to Clarke County in rural southwest Alabama. Follow them as they each make their decisions and journey home while the fabric of American society is torn asunder and criminals run amok.
"I had fun with the book but there are flaws"
In The Big Short, Micheal Lewis chronicles the looming housing market crash of 2008-2009 through the eyes of a select few who saw it coming and positioned themselves to make a substantial amount of money from the folly of bankers. Follow the unapologetic analyst Steve Eisman; the value investor-savant Michael Burry; the two "event-driven" investors with no hedge fund chops; and the sleazy Grep Lippmann, who did his best to spread the idea and make money off investors wanting in and out of subprime.
This is a true story. Parents discover their child has autism. This is an account of their experience is dealing with this challenge. The listener will follow all the issues the parents and the child tackle in daily life. The main story starts when the child is diagnosed through to early adulthood. The story contains tools and hope for parents of an autistic child.
Whether listened to in the dark or light, this macabre collection is sure to keep horror fans wide awake and on the edge of their seats. Includes: "The Heart Collector", "The Peruvian Doll", "Cruel Mercy", "A Taste of Death", and "Fresh Meat".
A clan of gypsies comes into a village in Wales. Lon Chaney is bitten by a werewolf in his attempt to save a girl. The girl dies, but he did kill the monster, who was Bela, a gypsy fortuneteller. Unfortunately for Lon, he becomes a werewolf, and so begins the genre. What is not revealed is how Bela first became a wolf man; this book is a prequel to the movie and reveals this mystery.