Read Surprise book online. Surprise by Tania Luna,LeeAnn Renninger, PhD, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected is a fascinating look at how we can handle and harness surprise in our work, relationships, and everyday lives. Pop Quiz! Do you prefer when: A) Things go according to plan? B) When the unexpected happens? Most of us pick control and predictability. Yet research reveals a counterintuitive truth: surprise is the key that unlocks growth, innovation, and connection. It is also the secret ingredient in our best memories. Through colorful narratives and compelling scientific findings, authors Tania Luna and Dr. LeeAnn Renninger shine a light on the world's least understood and most intriguing emotion. They reveal how shifting our perception of surprise lets us thrive in the face of uncertainty. And they show us how surprise acts as a shortcut that turns a typical product into a meaningful experience, a good idea into a viral one, awkward small talk into engaging conversation, and daily life into an adventure.
Read Reading Picture Books with Children book online. Reading Picture Books with Children by Megan Dowd Lambert, the book is categorize as Education book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: A new, interactive approach to storytime, The Whole Book Approach was developed in conjunction with the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and expert author Megan Dowd Lambert's graduate work in children's literature at Simmons College, offering a practical guide for reshaping storytime and getting kids to think with their eyes. Traditional storytime often offers a passive experience for kids, but the Whole Book approach asks the youngest of readers to ponder all aspects of a picture book and to use their critical thinking skills. Using classic examples, Megan asks kids to think about why the trim size of Ludwig Bemelman's Madeline is so generous, or why the typeset in David Wiesner's Caldecott winner,The Three Pigs, appears to twist around the page, or why books like Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express and Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar are printed landscape instead of portrait. The dynamic discussions that result from this shared reading style range from the profound to the hilarious and will inspire adults to make children's responses to text, art, and design an essential part of storytime.
Read Hungry book online. Hungry by Crystal Renn, the book is categorize as Biography & Autobiography book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Now available in paperback, Hungry is an uplifting memoir with a universal message about body image, beauty, and self-confidence, and an inspiring, cautionary tale for women of all ages. At fourteen, I was a regular junior high school student in Clinton, Mississippi, when a modeling scout told me: You could be a supermodel...but you'll have to lose a little weight. For glamour, fame, and escape, I lost seventy pounds. This is a photo of me at sixteen, when I signed a big modeling contract, moved to New York City, and started traveling around the world. It is also when I developed a ferocious case of anorexia and exercise bulimia. Until I decided enough was enough—I wanted to live. And so I ate. And ate. Offering a behind-the-scenes peek into the modeling industry, as well as a trenchant look at our weight-obsessed culture, Hungry is an inspiring and cautionary tale that will resonate with anyone who has battled society’s small-minded definitions of beauty. This is me now, the leading plus-size model in America.
Author : Darryl W. Stephens,Michael I. Alleman,Andrea Brown,Ruth A. Daugherty,Mary Merriman
ISBN : 1532630298
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Number of Pages : 202
Readers : 6624
Read Out of Exodus book online. Out of Exodus by Darryl W. Stephens,Michael I. Alleman,Andrea Brown,Ruth A. Daugherty,Mary Merriman, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Biblical and progressive. Mainline and charismatic. Faithful and questioning. This book is not what you think it is. The story of the Exodus is told in parallel with testimonies, sermons, and personal reflections from a congregation in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, challenging the reader to a journey of faith. Along the way, it becomes clear that open and affirming ministry transcends LGBTQIA+ inclusion. It is also about race relations, poverty, generational change, divorce, immigration, and any other human-created barrier to loving God and neighbor. Tools for the journey. Finding a new voice amid profound social change is a difficult and vitally important task. Many congregations and entire denominations are in the process of figuring out how to express a new voice of faith, particularly in our understanding of sexuality and gender. Christians are experiencing nothing less than a holy disruption caused by the Spirit among us. The book concludes with a discussion of challenges to community and ministry. Helpful appendices provide congregational resources and discussion questions for group study. The stories in this book include experiences of and with persons in many denominational settings: Roman Catholic, Unitarian-Universalist, Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, Metropolitan Community Church, United Church of Christ, United Brethren, Church of the Brethren, Society of Friends (Quakers), and United Methodist. This is truly an ecumenical journey.
Read Embrace the Struggle book online. Embrace the Struggle by Zig Ziglar,Julie Ziglar Norman, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: After years of speaking and writing bestsellers on the value of having a positive attitude, motivational speaker Zig Ziglar is faced with putting his words into action after a fall leaves him with a head injury. In Embrace the Struggle, Ziglar shares a personal account of his accident and offers encouragement through his firsthand experience of overcoming his most difficult challenge. One of the leading stars in the “positive thinking” movement, Zig Ziglar has made a career out of telling people how to have a positive attitude, no matter what their circumstances are. But when a fall down a stairway onto a marble floor leaves him with a head injury, he is challenged with how to put the principles he’d been speaking about into practice. Ziglar’s willingness to be transparent has him back writing and speaking with renewed energy before audiences in the tens of thousands to show that life on life’s terms is still well worth living. Embrace the Struggle affirms the validity of the principles Ziglar has held true his entire life and includes not only his account of living positively through difficult circumstances; it also includes heartwarming stories of real people who encouraged him with how they put into practice these vital principles.
Read Wabi-Sabi Welcome book online. Wabi-Sabi Welcome by Julie Pointer Adams, the book is categorize as House & Home book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: “An antidote to the veneer of perfectionism so often presented by books of its kind, Wabi-Sabi Welcome offers readers license to slow down and host guests with humility, intention, and contentment.” —Nathan Williams, founder of Kinfolk Wabi-Sabi Welcome is sharing a pot of tea with friends. It is preparing delicious food to nourish, not to show off. It’s keeping a basket of cozy slippers at the door for guests. It is well-worn linens, bouquets of foraged branches, mismatched silverware, and heirloom bowls infused with the spirit of meals served with love. In this lush entertaining manual, author Julie Pointer Adams invites readers into artful, easygoing homes around the world—in Denmark, California, France, Italy, and Japan—and teaches us how to turn the generous act of getting together into the deeper art of being together. In this book, readers will find: unexpected, thoughtful ideas and recipes from around the world; tips for creating an intimate, welcoming environment; guidelines for choosing enduring, natural decor for the home; and inspiring photographs from homes where wabi-sabi is woven into daily living.
Read Project Management and BIM for Sustainable Modern Cities book online. Project Management and BIM for Sustainable Modern Cities by Mohamed Shehata,Fernanda Rodrigues, the book is categorize as Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This volume presents innovative work on innovative methods, tools and practices aimed at supporting the transition of Asian and Middle Eastern cities and regions towards a more smart and sustainable dimension. The role of the built and urban environment are becoming more pronounced in Asia and Middle East as the regions continues to experience rapid increase in population and urbanisation, which have only led to an increase in environmental degradation but also rise in energy consumption and emissions. Individual chapters covers timely topics such as sustainable infrastructure, transportation, renewable energy, water and methods supporting an innovative and sustainable development of urban areas. Real-world examples are presented to highlight recent developments and advancements in design, construction and transportation infrastructures. The volume is based on the best contributions to the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 – The official international congress of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SSIGE).
Read Emotional Agility book online. Emotional Agility by Susan David, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: #1 Wall Street Journal Best Seller USA Today Best Seller Amazon Best Book of the Year TED Talk sensation - over 3 million views! The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight. Ask anyone who has achieved his or her biggest goals or whose relationships thrive and you’ll hear stories of many unexpected detours along the way. What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed? The answer is agility—emotional agility. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind. Renowned psychologist Susan David developed this concept after studying emotions, happiness, and achievement for more than twenty years. She found that no matter how intelligent or creative people are, or what type of personality they have, it is how they navigate their inner world—their thoughts, feelings, and self-talk—that ultimately determines how successful they will become. The way we respond to these internal experiences drives our actions, careers, relationships, happiness, health—everything that matters in our lives. As humans, we are all prone to common hooks—things like self-doubt, shame, sadness, fear, or anger—that can too easily steer us in the wrong direction. Emotionally agile people are not immune to stresses and setbacks. The key difference is that they know how to adapt, aligning their actions with their values and making small but powerful changes that lead to a lifetime of growth. Emotional agility is not about ignoring difficult emotions and thoughts; it’s about holding them loosely, facing them courageously and compassionately, and then moving past them to bring the best of yourself forward. Drawing on her deep research, decades of international consulting, and her own experience overcoming adversity after losing her father at a young age, David shows how anyone can thrive in an uncertain world by becoming more emotionally agile. To guide us, she shares four key concepts that allow us to acknowledge uncomfortable experiences while simultaneously detaching from them, thereby allowing us to embrace our core values and adjust our actions so they can move us where we truly want to go. Written with authority, wit, and empathy, Emotional Agility serves as a road map for real behavioral change—a new way of acting that will help you reach your full potential, whoever you are and whatever you face.
Read Embrace Your Almost book online. Embrace Your Almost by Jordan Lee Dooley, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Not quite where you expected to be? You’re in good company. Now the bestselling author of Own Your Everyday helps you navigate unmet expectations, waiting, and uncertainty with confidence and clarity. “If you are like me and need practical steps, hard-won wisdom, and a friend to help lead the way into a new season of promise, this redirection resource is what you need.”—Lysa TerKeurst, #1 New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries Jordan Lee Dooley knows firsthand how frustrating it can be when you almost achieve a goal, almost reach a dream, and almost get to where you want to be, only to land just short of the finish line or watch it all fall apart at the last minute. Unmet expectations have a way of making us rethink everything. But perhaps rethinking dreams is not always the worst thing. Why? Because it’s in those moments, when you’re not where you expected to be, that you have a chance to pause and consider what matters most to you as well as redefine what success looks like for you in a world that’s constantly telling you what you should want or should do. Believe it or not, it is possible to cultivate a life you really like—and one where you can succeed—in the tension of the middle, between where you started and where you hoped to be. Discover: • practical steps to move forward when your plans don’t go according to plan • how to clarify which goals are right for you to pursue • what to do when dreams seem to come true for everyone but you • the unexpected gains that can arise from unwanted pain • how to know when it’s time to let go of a dream—and what to do with the space left behind Life is filled with unmet expectations, disrupted dreams, uncertainty, and in-between seasons. As hard as those experiences may be, they also offer a unique invitation to align your dreams and goals with what matters most. Learn how you can gain greater clarity about what you truly want, why you want it, and how to begin pursuing it.
Read People Planet Profit book online. People Planet Profit by Peter Fisk, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Social and environmental issues are more important than ever and consumers are committed to supporting change. 'Doing good' is no longer a peripheral activity but fundamental to every aspect of how we do business, every day, for everyone. People, Planet, Profit is the first book to truly address business growth in the context of social and environmental concerns. It's a practical guide to new business opportunity, operational improvement and competitive advantage. Full of inspiring case studies, it looks at the challenges faced by key players such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Nokia, Nike, Amazon, M&S and Walmart. With plenty of comments from industry insiders, it's essential reading for CEOs and business managers who are searching for new ways to create value, to make sense of business in a rapidly shifting landscape, and to deliver profitable growth whilst also doing "the right thing".
Read FinTech, Artificial Intelligence and the Law book online. FinTech, Artificial Intelligence and the Law by Alison Lui,Nicholas Ryder, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This collection critically explores the use of financial technology (FinTech) and artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial sector and discusses effective regulation and the prevention of crime. Focusing on crypto-assets, InsureTech and the digitisation of financial dispute resolution, the book examines the strategic and ethical aspects of incorporating AI into the financial sector. The volume adopts a comparative legal approach to: critically evaluate the strategic and ethical benefits and challenges of AI in the financial sector; critically analyse the role, values and challenges of FinTech in society; make recommendations on protecting vulnerable customers without restricting financial innovation; and to make recommendations on effective regulation and prevention of crime in these areas. The book will be of interest to teachers and students of banking and financial regulation related modules, researchers in computer science, corporate governance, and business and economics. It will also be a valuable resource for policy makers including government departments, law enforcement agencies, financial regulatory agencies, people employed within the financial services sector, and professional services such as law, and technology.
Read Disaster Management book online. Disaster Management by Alejandro López-Carresi,Maureen Fordham,Ben Wisner,Ilan Kelman,Jc Gaillard, the book is categorize as Social Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural hazards, disaster risk management and reduction and developments studies, opening up new insights in accessible language with practical applications. It also offers to academics the insights of the enormous experience practitioners have accumulated, highlighting gaps in research and challenging assumptions and theories against the reality of experience. Disaster Management covers issues in all phases of the disaster cycle: preparedness, prevention, response and recovery. It also addresses cross-cutting issues including political, economic and social factors that influence differential vulnerability, and key areas of practice such as vulnerability mapping, early warning, infrastructure protection, emergency management, reconstruction, health care and education, and gender issues. The team of international authors combine their years of experience in research and the field to offer vital lessons for practitioners, academics and students alike.
Read Deadly Embrace book online. Deadly Embrace by Bruce Riedel, the book is categorize as Political Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive American presidents from both parties have pursued narrow short-term interests in the South Asian nation, and many of the resulting policies proved counterproductive in the long term, contributing to political instability and a radicalized public. This background has helped set the stage for the global jihad confronting much of the world today. In Deadly Embrace, Bruce Riedel explores the forces behind these developments, explaining how and why the history of Pakistan-U.S. relations has unfolded as it has. He explains what the United States can do now to repair the damage and how it can avoid making similar mistakes in dealing with extremist forces in Pakistan and beyond. Riedel is one of America's foremost authorities on U.S. security, South Asia, and terrorism, and he helped to craft President Obama's 2009 speech referring to the Pakistan-Afghanistan borderlands as the "most dangerous region of the world." He follows up The Search for al Qaeda, his influential 2008 analysis of the terror network's ideology and leadership, with a sober, authoritative, and sometimes alarming look at the history, importance, and current role of Pakistan, epicenter of the global jihad movement, beginning with the history of U.S.-Pakistan relations since the partitioning of the subcontinent in 1947. The relationship between Pakistan and America is a fascinating yet muddled story, meandering through periods of friendship and enmity, symbiosis and distrust: it's no wonder that people in both nations are confused. Deadly Embrace explains how the United States, on several occasions, actually helped the foes of democracy in Pakistan and aided in the development of the very enemies it is now fighting in the region. The book seeks to unravel this paradox, revealing and interpreting the tortuous path of relations between two very different nations, which remain, in many ways, stuck with each other.
Read Letters To A Single Woman book online. Letters To A Single Woman by Karen Huang, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Let Karen Huang lead you to the Safe Place that she has found. Here, you'll find lasting joy and faith that can silence your fears. In this Safe Place, you are invited to be held and to belong. Letters to a Single Woman will be balm to your heart. This book serves as a steady compass for mature single women because of the candid reflections and the wholesome wisdom with which Karen has written. Single is a whole number. Easier than accepted, but nonetheless true. This book will remind you that your life carries on, most blessedly, in God!
Read Hope in the Dark book online. Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit, the book is categorize as Political Science book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: “[A] landmark book . . . Solnit illustrates how the uprisings that begin on the streets can upend the status quo and topple authoritarian regimes” (Vice). A book as powerful and influential as Rebecca Solnit’s Men Explain Things to Me, her Hope in the Dark was written to counter the despair of activists at a moment when they were focused on their losses and had turned their back to the victories behind them—and the unimaginable changes soon to come. In it, she makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide reading of environmental, cultural, and political history, Solnit argues that radicals have a long, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not always immediately seen, directly knowable, or even measurable, and that pessimism and despair rest on an unwarranted confidence about what is going to happen next. Now, with a moving new introduction explaining how the book came about and a new afterword that helps teach us how to hope and act in our unnerving world, she brings a new illumination to the darkness of our times in an unforgettable new edition of this classic book. “One of the best books of the 21st century.” —The Guardian “No writer has better understood the mix of fear and possibility, peril and exuberance that’s marked this new millennium.” —Bill McKibben, New York Times–bestselling author of Falter “An elegant reminder that activist victories are easily forgotten, and that they often come in extremely unexpected, roundabout ways.” —The New Yorker
Read Embrace the Chaos book online. Embrace the Chaos by Bob Miglani, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: “Shows us that only by opening our minds and our hearts to life’s wonderful unpredictability can we truly live . . . a wise and welcome book.” —Marcus Buckingham, New York Times-bestselling author of Love and Work Like many of us, Bob Miglani felt overwhelmed and anxious. He worried constantly about his job, his finances, and his family. It was a chance invitation to India, the land of his birth, that finally freed him. India, Miglani writes, is “the capital of chaos”: over a billion people living on one-third the space of the United States. And it was there that he learned to let go. The secret is to stop trying to control the chaos and focus on what you can control—your own actions, words, and thoughts. Move forward, make mistakes, trust your intuition, find your purpose. In this inspiring book, Miglani shares the experiences and encounters that helped him finally get it. What happens when you find yourself in an Indian village with no money and a plane to catch? How could an educated urban woman agree to a marriage after two dates? What keeps a rural health worker motivated despite the enormous need and such limited ability to help? What does trying to catch an insanely overcrowded bus teach you about perfection? Embracing the chaos, Miglani found, leads us down paths we never would have walked on, and brings out strengths we never knew existed inside of us.
Read International Perspectives on Primary Care Research book online. International Perspectives on Primary Care Research by Felicity Goodyear-Smith,Bob Mash, the book is categorize as Medical book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: International Perspectives on Primary Care Research examines how the evidence base from primary care research can strengthen health care services and delivery, tackle the growing burden of disease, improve quality and safety, and increase a person-centred focus to health care. Demonstrating the inter-professional nature of the discipline, the book also features a section on cross-nation organisations and primary care networks supporting research. National perspectives are offered from researchers in 20 countries that form part of the World Organization of Family Doctors, providing case histories from research-rich to resource-poor nations that illustrate the range of research development and capacity building. This book argues the importance of primary care research, especially to policy makers, decision makers and funders in informing best practice, training primary health care providers and achieving equitable distribution of care.
Read Embrace Your Weird book online. Embrace Your Weird by Felicia Day, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: An instant New York Times bestseller In Embrace Your Weird, New York Times bestselling author, producer, actress, TV writer, and award-winning web series creator, Felicia Day takes you on a journey to find, rekindle, or expand your creative passions. Including Felicia’s personal stories and hard-won wisdom, Embrace Your Weird offers: —Entertaining and revelatory exercises that empower you to be fearless, so you can rediscover the things that bring you joy, and crack your imagination wide open —Unique techniques to vanquish enemies of creativity like: anxiety, fear, procrastination, perfectionism, criticism, and jealousy —Tips to cultivate a creative community —Space to explore and get your neurons firing Whether you enjoy writing, baking, painting, podcasting, playing music, or have yet to uncover your favorite creative outlet, Embrace Your Weird will help you unlock the power of self-expression. Get motivated. Get creative. Get weird.
Read Witchery book online. Witchery by Juliet Diaz, the book is categorize as Body, Mind & Spirit book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Everywhere, the witches are rising. Are you ready to answer the call and embrace your own inner witch? In this book, Indigenous seer, healer, and spirit communicator third-generation Witch Juliet Diaz guides you on a journey to connect with the Magick within you. She explains how to cast off what doesn't serve you, unleash your authentic self, and become an embodiment of your truth. You'll also learn the skills and techniques you need to build your own Magickal craft. Within these enchanted pages you'll discover how to: • Connect with the power of your inner witch • Create spells, potions, and rituals for love, protection, healing, manifestation and more • Amplify your energy by working with a Book of Shadows • Create an altar and decorate it according to the seasons • Work with the Moon and the Seasons of the Witch • Connect with your ancestors to receive their wisdom Filled with Magick, inspiration, and love, Witchery is your guide and companion on a wickedly delicious journey to true self-empowerment.
Read Embrace book online. Embrace by Jessica Shirvington, the book is categorize as Young Adult Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: It starts with a whisper: "It's time for you to know who you are..." On her 17th birthday, everything will change for Violet Eden. The boy she loves will betray her. Her enemy will save her. She will have to decide just how much she's willing to sacrifice. A centuries old war between fallen angels and the protectors of humanity chooses a new fighter. It's a battle Violet doesn't want, but she lives her life by two rules: don't run and don't quit. If angels seek vengeance and humans are the warriors, you could do a lot worse than betting on Violet Eden. LINCOLN: He's been Violet's one anchor, her running partner and kickboxing trainer. Only he never told her he's Grigori-part human, part angel-and that he was training her for an ancient battle between Angels and Exiles. PHOENIX: No one knows where his loyalties lie, yet he's the only one there to pick up the pieces and protect her after Lincoln's lies. In a world of dark and light, he is all shades of gray. Two sides: Angel or Exile. Two guys: Lincoln or Phoenix. The wrong choice could cost not only her life, but her eternity... The Embrace Series: Embrace (Book 1) Entice (Book 2) Emblaze (Book 3) Endless (Book 4) Empower (Book 5) Praise for Embrace: In her YA paranormal romance debut, Jessica Shirvington combines "the badass-action of Vampire Academy, the complex love triangles of Twilight, and the angel mythology of Fallen, taken one step further." -Book Couture "Shirvington's debut is smart, edgy and addictive-and sure to leave readers clamoring for the rest of the series."- Kirkus Reviews, STARRED "One of the best YA novels we've seen in a while. Get ready for a confident, kick-butt, well-defined heroine." - RT Book Reviews
Read Life Makeover book online. Life Makeover by Dominique Sachse, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Have you ever been so overwhelmed by responsibilities or other people’s needs that you forgot to make time for yourself? They say beauty is only skin-deep, but there is power in embracing your outward beauty as the first step in living with internal boldness, confidence, and renewed joy. An outside-in approach to beauty isn’t for other people’s perception of you, but for your interpretation of yourself and how much you’re willing to explore. Sachse has confirmed the unmistakable link between external appearance and self-confidence, and she wants to show you how to rekindle both. In the pages of this book, Sachse offers a vulnerable look into her own mistakes and imperfections and explains how making over her outward appearance resulted in a happier and healthier version of herself—emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Filled with confidence-boosting wisdom about cultivating rest and lifegiving hobbies, Sachse shows you: how making small changes to your outward appearance can be a pathway to building confidence and making other new transformations in your life practical tips about hair, makeup, and fashion from an expert the benefits of taking bold risks – your life is too valuable to be left on autopilot how to analyze your past and see where you self-sabotaged, and look for traits that served you well and can serve you in the future Sachse knows no amount of makeup can compare to the look of a confident, classy, and kind woman, and that there’s nothing like the glow that comes from inner beauty. It’s time to discover—or rediscover—who you really are and live your life to the fullest.
Read Prozessgesteuerte Anwendungen entwickeln und ausführen mit BPMN book online. Prozessgesteuerte Anwendungen entwickeln und ausführen mit BPMN by Volker Stiehl, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Die effiziente Entwicklung neuer, differenzierender fachlicher Prozesse in heterogenen Systemlandschaften ist seit jeher eine der größten Herausforderungen für Unternehmen. Denn die neuen Lösungen müssen ...- ... über lange Zeiträume hinweg wartbar bleiben,- ... flexibel auf neue fachliche Anforderungen reagieren können,- ... unabhängig von der vorhandenen IT-Landschaft sein.Dieses Buch vermittelt Ihnen, wie Sie ausgehend von Ihren fachlichen Prozessen und unter Verwendung der BPMN eine nachhaltige Softwarearchitektur entwickeln können, die den genannten Anforderungen gerecht wird.
Read The Automation Advantage: Embrace the Future of Productivity and Improve Speed, Quality, and Customer Experience Through AI book online. The Automation Advantage: Embrace the Future of Productivity and Improve Speed, Quality, and Customer Experience Through AI by Bhaskar Ghosh,Rajendra Prasad,Gayathri Pallail, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: From the global automation leaders at Accenture—the first-ever comprehensive blueprint for how to use and scale AI-powered intelligent automation in the enterprise to gain competitive advantage through faster speed to market, improved product quality, higher efficiency, and an elevated customer experience. Many companies were already implementing limited levels of automation when the pandemic hit. But the need to rapidly change business processes and how organizations work resulted in the compression of a decade’s worth of digital transformation into a matter of months. Technology suddenly became the essential element for rapid organizational change and the creation of 360-degree value benefiting all stakeholders. Businesses are faced with the imperative to embrace that change or risk being left behind. In The Automation Advantage, global enterprise technology and automation veterans Bhaskar Ghosh, Rajendra Prasad, and Gayathri Pallail give business leaders and managers the action plan they need to execute a strategic agenda that enables them to quickly and confidently scale their automation and AI initiatives. This practical and highly accessible implementation guide answers leaders’ burning questions, such as: How do I identify and prioritize automation opportunities? How do I assess my legacy systems and data issues? How do I derive full value out of my technology investments and automation efforts? How can I inspire my employees to embrace change and the new opportunities presented by automation? The Automation Advantage goes beyond optimizing process to using AI to transform almost any business activity in any industry to make it faster, more streamlined, cost efficient, and customer-focused—vastly improving overall productivity and performance. Featuring case studies of successful automation solutions, this indispensable road map includes guiding principles for technology, governance, culture, and leadership change. It offers a human-centric approach to AI and automation that leads to sustainable transformation and measurable business results.
Read Experiencing Father's Embrace book online. Experiencing Father's Embrace by Jack Frost, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Experiencing Father's Embrace is an excellent resource for anyone interested in growing or ministering in the Father's love message. The author's style of writing makes this book easy to read, yet it is one of the most thorough and profoundly impacting books available on knowing God as a Father.
Read The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration book online. The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration by Mary Scannell, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Make workplace conflict resolution a game that EVERYBODY wins! Recent studies show that typical managers devote more than a quarter of their time to resolving coworker disputes. The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games offers a wealth of activities and exercises for groups of any size that let you manage your business (instead of managing personalities). Part of the acclaimed, bestselling Big Books series, this guide offers step-by-step directions and customizable tools that empower you to heal rifts arising from ineffective communication, cultural/personality clashes, and other specific problem areas—before they affect your organization's bottom line. Let The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games help you to: Build trust Foster morale Improve processes Overcome diversity issues And more Dozens of physical and verbal activities help create a safe environment for teams to explore several common forms of conflict—and their resolution. Inexpensive, easy-to-implement, and proved effective at Fortune 500 corporations and mom-and-pop businesses alike, the exercises in The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games delivers everything you need to make your workplace more efficient, effective, and engaged.
Read Entice book online. Entice by Jessica Shirvington, the book is categorize as Young Adult Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: The war between Exiles and Angels is on-and she's wanted by both sides. The hotly anticipated follow-up to Embrace, Entice ramps up the captivating combination of angel mythology, forbidden romance and intense action. Seventeen-year-old Violet Eden's whole life changed when she discovered she is Grigori part angel, part human. Her destiny is to protect humans from the vengeance of exiled angels. Knowing who to trust is key, but when Grigori reinforcements arrive, it becomes clear everyone is hiding something - even her partner, Lincoln. And now Violet has to learn to live with her feelings for him while they work together to stay alive and stop the exiles from discovering the key to destroy all Grigori. It isn't easy. Especially when the electricity between her and exile Phoenix ignites, and she discovers his hold over her has become more dangerous than ever. The race halfway across the world to find the one artifact that could tilt the balance of power between Angels and Exiles brings them to the cradle of civilization, where Violet's power will be pushed to the extreme. And the ultimate betrayal exposed. The Embrace Series: Embrace (Book 1) Entice (Book 2) Emblaze (Book 3) Endless (Book 4) Empower (Book 5) Praise for the Embrace Series: "A delicious romantic triangle." -USA Today "One of the best YA novels we've seen in a while. Get ready for a confident, kick-butt, well-defined heroine." -RT Book Reviews "Strong, compelling and wonderfully flawed, Violet is the kind of heroine that will keep readers enthralled and rooting for her until the final page is turned." -Kirkus Reviews
Read My Love is Blind (2017 Edition - PDF) book online. My Love is Blind (2017 Edition - PDF) by Tan Guan Heng, the book is categorize as Biography & Autobiography book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: “Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person,” Choon Guan said. “I’ll entitle it My Love is Blind. The word blind will embrace your name, Lin.” His big eyes widened and lit up, sparkling and full of tenderness. His lips moved in a soundless whisper: “My Love is Lin.” Tan Guan Heng lost his sight at the age of 28. In his first novel, he paints a nostalgic picture of Singapore on the brink of independence. With biting honesty and ironic humour, this novel brings to life the world of the blind and their sighted helpers. More than twenty years after its first publication in 1995, My Love is Blind has retained its enduring appeal as one of Singapore’s most extraordinary and memorable novels. Asiapac Books is pleased to launch a special edition of this groundbreaking novel, updated with an epilogue and a new foreword by Dr. Tommy Koh, and an afterword by literary critic, Gwee Li Sui.
Read Mein Kampf book online. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, the book is categorize as Biography & Autobiography book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: ‘MEIN KAMPF’ is the autobiography of Adolf Hitler gives detailed insight into the mission and vision of Adolf Hitler that shook the world. This book is the merger of two volumes. The first volume of MEIN KAMPF’ was written while the author was imprisioned in a Bavarian fortress. The book deals with events which brought the author into this blight. It was the hour of Germany’s deepest humiliation, when Napolean has dismembered the old German Empire and French soldiers occupied almost the whole of Germony. The books narrates how Hitler was arrested with several of his comrades and imprisoned in the fortress of Landsberg on the river Lech. During this period only the author wrote the first volume of MEIN KAMPF. The Second volume of MEIN KAMPF was written after release of Hitler from prison and it was published after the French had left the Ruhr, the tramp of the invading armies still echoed in German ears and the terrible ravages had plunged the country into a state of social and economic Chaos. The beauty of the book is, MEIN KAMPF is an historical document which bears the emprint of its own time. Moreover, Hitler has declared that his acts and ‘public statements’ constitute a partial revision of his book and are to be taken as such. Also, the author has translated Hitler’s ideal, the Volkischer Staat, as the People’s State. The author has tried his best making German Vocabulary easy to understand. You will never be satisfied until go through the whole book. A must read book, which is one of the most widely circulated and read books worldwide.
Read Hug Your Haters book online. Hug Your Haters by Jay Baer, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Haters are not your problem. . . . Ignoring them is. Eighty percent of companies say they deliver outstanding customer service, but only 8 percent of their customers agree. This book will help you close that gap by reconfiguring your customer service to deliver knockout experiences. The near-universal adoption of smartphones and social media has fundamentally altered the science of complaints. Critics (“haters”) can now express their displeasure faster and more publicly than ever. These trends have resulted in an overall increase in complaints and a belief by many businesses that they have to “pick their spots” when choosing to answer criticisms. Bestselling author Jay Baer shows why that approach is a major mistake. Based on an extensive proprietary study of how, where, and why we complain, Hug Your Haters proves that there are two types of complainers, each with very different motivations: ·Offstage haters. These people simply want solutions to their problems. They complain via legacy channels where the likelihood of a response is highest—phone, e-mail, and company websites. Offstage haters don’t care if anyone else finds out, as long as they get answers. ·Onstage haters. These people are often disappointed by a substandard interaction via traditional channels, so they turn to indirect venues, such as social media, online review sites, and discussion boards. Onstage haters want more than solutions—they want an audience to share their righteous indignation. Hug Your Haters shows exactly how to deal with both groups, drawing on meticulously researched case studies from businesses of all types and sizes from around the world. It includes specific playbooks and formulas as well as a fold-out poster of “the Hatrix,” which summarizes the best strategies for different situations. The book is also filled with poignant and hilarious examples of haters gone wild, and companies gone crazy, as well as inspirational stories of companies responding with speed, compassion, and humanity. Whether you work for a mom-and-pop store or a global brand, you will have haters—and you can’t afford to ignore them. Baer’s insights and tactics will teach you how to embrace complaints, put haters to work for you, and turn bad news into good outcomes.
Read Taiwan and China book online. Taiwan and China by Lowell Dittmer, the book is categorize as History book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. China’s relation to Taiwan has been in constant contention since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949 and the creation of the defeated Kuomintang (KMT) exile regime on the island two months later. The island’s autonomous sovereignty has continually been challenged, initially because of the KMT’s insistence that it continue to represent not just Taiwan but all of China—and later because Taiwan refused to cede sovereignty to the then-dominant power that had arisen on the other side of the Taiwan Strait. One thing that makes Taiwan so politically difficult and yet so intellectually fascinating is that it is not merely a security problem, but a ganglion of interrelated puzzles. The optimistic hope of the Ma Ying-jeou administration for a new era of peace and cooperation foundered on a landslide victory by the Democratic Progressive Party, which has made clear its intent to distance Taiwan from China’s political embrace. The Taiwanese are now waiting with bated breath as the relationship tautens. Why did détente fail, and what chance does Taiwan have without it? Contributors to this volume focus on three aspects of the evolving quandary: nationalistic identity, social economy, and political strategy.
Read God in the Gallery (Cultural Exegesis) book online. God in the Gallery (Cultural Exegesis) by Daniel A. Siedell, the book is categorize as Religion book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Is contemporary art a friend or foe of Christianity? Art historian, critic, and curator Daniel Siedell, addresses this question and presents a framework for interpreting art from a Christian worldview in God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern Art. As such, it is an excellent companion to Francis Schaeffer's classic Art and the Bible. Divided into three parts--"Theology," "History," and "Practice"--God in the Gallery demonstrates that art is in conversation with and not opposed to the Christian faith. In addition, this book is beautifully enhanced with images from such artists as Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Enrique Martínez Celaya, and others. Readers of this book will include professors, students, artists, and anyone interested in Christianity and culture.
Read A Radical Awakening book online. A Radical Awakening by Shefali Tsabary, the book is categorize as Body, Mind & Spirit book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: The New York Times bestselling author and renowned clinical psychologist teaches women how to transcend their fears and illusions, break free from societal expectations, and rediscover the person they were always meant to be: fully present, conscious, and fulfilled. A Radical Awakening lays out a path for women to discover their inner truth and powers to help heal others and the planet. Dr. Shefali helps women uncover the purpose that already exists within them and harness the power of authenticity in every area of their lives. The result is an eloquent and inspiring, practical and accessible book, backed with real-life examples and personal stories, that unlocks the extraordinary power necessary to awaken the conscious self.
Read Just Start book online. Just Start by Leonard A. Schlesinger,Charles F. Kiefer, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: How to succeed at work and life—in an increasingly unpredictable world In a world where you can no longer plan or predict your way to success, how can you achieve your most important goals? It’s a daunting question. But in today’s environment, where change is the only constant, it’s a question everyone must answer. This is true whether you are an innovator or an entrepreneur, a manager or a newly minted graduate. The first step, say the authors of this book, is this: “Just start.” In other words, take action now and learn as you go. Written by a trio of seasoned business leaders, Just Start combines fascinating research with proven practices to deliver a reliable method for helping you advance toward your goals—despite the uncertainty that is all too common today. Babson College President Leonard Schlesinger, organizational learning expert Charles Kiefer, and veteran journalist Paul B. Brown share their own deep and varied experiences and draw from a source where striving amid constant uncertainty actually works: the world of serial entrepreneurship. In this world, people don’t just think differently—they act differently, as well. Using this novel approach, Just Start will help you: • Determine the best strategy and tactics when the future is uncertain • Minimize financial risk in every decision you make • Attract like-minded people to what you want to do (and learn why this is important) • Understand why “Act. Learn. Build (so you can) Act again” is the best course of action when facing the unknown So throw out your forecasting tools and shrug off that nagging frustration that comes with constant uncertainty. Just Start distills for you the very essence of what makes people successful in today’s volatile environment. This book is your guide to achieving your goals—whether your project is professional or personal, or somewhere in between.
Read The Embrace book online. The Embrace by Vivian Wood, the book is categorize as Fiction book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Ballet takes everything from you. Ballet took my sweat, blood, and tears. Life almost stole Calum from me. We barely make it through that trial only to face a final test. As we try to brace ourselves and weather the brewing storm, we are both rocked by huge secrets. Calum struggles with the ghosts of his past. I weigh a life-altering decision with the potential to change everything. We could be so perfect together… If our secrets don’t drag us under the murky waters.
Read Let Us Python (Second Edition) book online. Let Us Python (Second Edition) by Yashavant Kanetkar,Aditya Kanetkar, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Learn Python Quickly, A Programmer-Friendly Guide DESCRIPTION Most Programmer’s learning Python are usually comfortable with some or the other programming language and are not interested in going through the typical learning curve of learning the first programming language. Instead, they are looking for something that can get them off the ground quickly. They are looking for similarities and differences in a feature that they have used in other language(s). This book should help them immediately. It guides you from the fundamentals of using module through the use of advanced object orientation. KEY FEATURES Strengthens the foundations, as detailed explanation of programming language concepts are given in simple manner. Lists down all the important points that you need to know related to various topics in an organized manner. Prepares you for coding related interview and theoretical questions. Provides In depth explanation of complex topics and Questions. Focuses on how to think logically to solve a problem. Follows a systematic approach that will help you to prepare for an interview in short duration of time. Exercises are exceptionally useful to complete the reader’s understanding of a topic. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Data types, Control flow instructions, console & File Input/Output Strings, list & tuples, List comprehension Sets & Dictionaries, Functions & Lambdas Dictionary Comprehension Modules, classes and objects, Inheritance Operator overloading, Exception handling Iterators & Generators, Decorators, Command-line Parsing WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR Students, Programmers, researchers, and software developers who wish to learn the basics of Python programming language. Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Python 2. Python Basics 3. Strings 4. Decision Control Instruction 5. Repetition Control Instruction 6. Console Input/Output 7. Lists 8. Tuples 9. Sets 10. Dictionaries 11. Comprehensions 12. Functions 13. Recursion 14. Functional Programming 15. Modules and Packages 16. Namespaces 17. Classes and Objects 18. Intricacies of Classes and Objects 19. Containership and Inheritance 20. Iterators and Generators 21. Exception Handling 22. File Input/Output 23. Miscellany 24. Multi-threading 25. Synchronization
Read Let Us Python book online. Let Us Python by Yashavant Kanetkar,Aditya Kanetkar, the book is categorize as Computers book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: Learn Python Quickly, A Programmer-Friendly Guide DESCRIPTION Most ProgrammerÕs learning Python are usually comfortable with some or the other programming language and are not interested in going through the typical learning curve of learning the first programming language. Instead, they are looking for something that can get them off the ground quickly. They are looking for similarities and differences in a feature that they have used in other language(s). This book should help them immediately. It guides you from the fundamentals of using module through the use of advanced object orientation. KEY FEATURES Strengthens the foundations, as detailed explanation of programming language concepts are given. Lists down all important points that you need to know related to various topics in an organized manner. Prepares you for coding related interview and theoretical questions. Provides In depth explanation of complex topics and Questions. Focuses on how to think logically to solve a problem. Follows systematic approach that will help you to prepare for an interview in short duration of time. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Data types, Control flow instructions, consoleÊ & File Input/Output Strings, list & tuples, List comprehension Sets & Dictionaries, Functions & Lambdas Dictionary Comprehension Modules, classes and objects, Inheritance Operator overloading, Exception handling Iterators & Generators, Decorators, Command-line Parsing WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR Students, Programmers, researchers, and software developers who wish to learn the basics of Python programming language. Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Python 2. Python Basics 3. Strings 4. Control Flow Instructions 5. Console Input/Output 6. Lists 7. Tuples 8. Sets 9. Dictionaries 10. Ê Functions 11. Ê Modules 12. Ê Classes and Objects 13. Ê Intricacies of Classes and Objects 14. Ê Inheritance 15. Ê Exception Handling 16. Ê File Input/Output 17. Ê Miscellany
Read Embrace Your Greatness book online. Embrace Your Greatness by Judith Belmont, the book is categorize as Self-Help book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: It’s time to start feeling good about yourself! In this go-to guide, a licensed professional counselor offers 50 quick tips and tools to help you overcome self-doubt, silence your inner critic, be assertive, boost your self-esteem, and embrace your greatness. In our image-obsessed world, it’s easy to compare yourself to friends, celebrities, and models. Social media has skewed our perception of reality by only offering images of people at their best. But the truth is that most people struggle with self-criticism and self-doubt—at least some of the time. So, how can you stop paying attention to your inner critic and start focusing on what makes you truly great? In Embrace Your Greatness, you’ll find powerful—yet incredibly simple—tools grounded in mindfulness, acceptance, self-compassion, and positive psychology to help you start feeling good about yourself. The book includes unique and engaging activities and exercises to help you put a stop to that nagging inner critic, overcome perfectionism, and develop lasting self-confidence. You’ll also discover ways to be more assertive, develop healthy relationships that support a healthy you, and cultivate an unshakable sense of optimism about yourself and your life. If you need a quick confidence boost, this fun guide offers 50 ways to nix your nagging inner critic and start loving who you are.
Read The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth book online. The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell, the book is categorize as Business & Economics book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: In this inspiring guide to successful leadership, New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell shares his tried and true principles for maximum personal growth. Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches . . . The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself The Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow Yourself The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to Follow The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You are and Where You Could Be The Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop Others This third book in John Maxwell's Laws series (following the 2-million seller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork) will help you become a lifelong learner whose potential keeps increasing and never gets "used up."
Read Civilizations in Embrace book online. Civilizations in Embrace by Amitav Acharya, the book is categorize as History book. Read More »
BOOK OVERVIEWS: This study revisits one of the most extensive examples of the spread of ideas in the history of civilization: the diffusion of Indian religious and political ideas to Southeast Asia before the advent of Islam and European colonialism. Hindu and Buddhist concepts and symbols of kingship and statecraft helped to legitimize Southeast Asian rulers, and transform the political institutions and authority of Southeast Asia. But the process of this diffusion was not accompanied by imperialism, political hegemony, or "colonization" as conventionally understood. This book investigates different explanations of the spread of Indian ideas offered by scholars, including why and how it occurred and what were its key political and institutional outcomes. It challenges the view that strategic competition is a recurring phenomenon when civilizations encounter each other.