A home is one of the most important and probably the most expensive purchase you will make in your life. Seeking advice before you purchase a home can help save you unexpected costly expenses later. Make sure you seek advice from someone who is knowledgeable in home purchasing and planning.
Do you know that much of what you've learned about management and supervising is wrong? Are you aware that many of the business books you've read and classes you've attended have little or nothing to do with real life? Do you realize that much of the training you've taken about how to be an effective supervisor of a team of people actually serves to slow projects down, fails to inspire, and produces more work for everyone?
A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history's most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees?
Over the course of his long film career, Paul Newman was one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood during his peak. Having come to prominence as a handsome but rebellious young man in the mold of James Dean, Newman was able to maintain an aura that viewers found both cool and irresistible even into his 60s, typically an age when leading men find themselves on the outs. Newman was even nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Road to Perdition (2002) when he was in his late 70s.
Born in Mississippi, a young kid named Elvis Presley came to Memphis as a teenager and changed music forever. Fusing country and rhythm and blues with rock, Elvis brought traditional African-American sounds to the forefront of music in the 1950s, but he did so as a handsome white man before the height of the Civil Rights Movement. On top of that, his famous stage fright led to the hip gyrations that would make him the envy of young girls and the scorn of their parents.
On a beautiful sunny day in March 1979, as thousands of Egyptians awaited in anticipation, a plane landed in Cairo. Moments later, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat stepped out, welcomed by thunderous cheers from an overjoyed crowd. He had just returned to his country from Washington D.C., where five days earlier he had signed a historic treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and U.S. President Jimmy Carter, bringing an end to three decades of war and hostilities between Israelis and Egyptians.
Although each instance of creativity is singular and specific, Kyna Leski tells us, the creative process is universal. Artists, architects, poets, inventors, scientists, and others all navigate the same stages of the process in order to discover something that does not yet exist. All of us must work our way through the empty page, the blank screen, writer's block, confusion, chaos, and doubt.
To be sure, strong-willed women populated both cinema and popular culture before Barbra Streisand, but Streisand was unique in her ability to appeal to diverse groups in America. She also arrived at a time when acting roles for women were generally less flexible than they would become by the end of the century. Making her story all the more compelling is that Streisand never met conventional standards of American beauty or acting style.
Gamal Abdel Nasser has been called many things. The father of modern-day Egypt. The founder of Arab nationalism. The leader of the Egyptian Revolution. The second president of the Egyptian Republic. The creator of his own brand of political and social governance - Nasserism. Anthony Eden, the former British prime minister, called him the "Mussolini of the Nile".
Few artists of the 20th century were as enigmatic as Andy Warhol, who once remarked, "If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, there I am. There's nothing behind it." This statement is hardly out of character for the famous artist, who remains famous for his cagey answers to interviews and his refusal to speak from the heart.
Financial insider Janet Tavakoli illuminates what led to the collapse of 2008 and delves into the connection between Wall Street and Washington. From hidden information to false names to suicides, this fascinating memoir offers a clear, precise account of the state of the economic world.
"The counter-narrative to Geithner, Paulson, et al."
Americanah explores the effects of American culture on the lives of Africans in the United States. The author discusses racial and ethnicity issues through Ifemelu and Obinze. The two young Nigerians discover how emotions and relationships become even more complicated as they experience it as Africans in an open society such as the United States and more importantly how they are permanently changed by these experiences.
Do you have a passion for antiques? Are you looking for ways to build a business from your passion of the rare and collectible? Maybe you've always wanted to run an antique booth and only need a bit of motivation to take the jump - or maybe you already have an antique booth and are looking for ways to optimize your business. Well, look no further! My book is a step-by-step guide on how to run an antique booth efficiently.
It is believed that the proper use of feng shui in a home can create a positive chi that will benefit the spiritual energy and fortunes of both the space and the people living within it. It also creates a neat and tidy interior and exterior design that is completely aesthetically balanced.
Gamal Abdel Nasser has been called many things. The father of modern-day Egypt. The founder of Arab nationalism. The leader of the Egyptian Revolution. The second president of the Egyptian Republic. The creator of his own brand of political and social governance - Nasserism. Anthony Eden, the former British Prime Minister, called him the "Mussolini of the Nile."
In Pretty Happy, Kate shows how she honors her relationship with herself through exercise, making the right choices about what she eats, and constantly going back to the drawing board and starting fresh instead of holding herself to unrealistic standards of perfection and giving up when she falls short.
Many ancient civilizations have influenced and inspired people in the 21st century. The Greeks and Romans continue to fascinate the West today. But of all the world's civilizations, none have intrigued people more than the Mayans, whose culture, astronomy, language, and mysterious disappearance all continue to captivate people.
Beatlemania had struck North America, creating a musical and pop culture phenomenon unlike anything the world had ever seen. At the center of it all was John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the principal songwriting duo who were instrumental in creating the soundtrack of the 1960s, while producing some of the world's most timeless classics. Together with George Harrison and Ringo Starr, Lennon and McCartney propelled The Beatles to unprecedented heights, experimenting with their sound in ways that revolutionized rock and inspired bands across various musical genres.
The book gives an overview of Mesolithic man and his and her lifestyle that helped them to survive and thrive in a dangerous and uncertain world; how adaptation to that environment effect the biological evolution of man; and how this knowledge can be harnessed to modern man's physiological benefit by eschewing processed foods and other unhealthy eating styles.
This is a summary of Shonda Rhimes' Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person. In this poignant, hilarious, and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood's most powerful woman, the megatalented creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder, reveals how saying yes changed her life - and how it can change yours, too.