Enough About You Let S Talk About Me

Author: Les Carter
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470185147
Size: 17,72 MB
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A guide to understanding and dealing with narcissists offers tips and strategies for managing one's own attitudes and emotional responses, and includes real-life stories of how others have handled situations involving this difficult personality type.

Making Knowledge Common

Author: Lesley Farrell
Editor: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820467610
Size: 17,71 MB
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Prayer A Force That Causes Change

Author: David A. Williamson
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1426941706
Size: 20,59 MB
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There is more to prayer than meets the eye; it can be hard work. In Prayer: A Force that Causes Change, author David Williamson analyzes how to pray and what to pray and provides a thorough discussion of prayer and effective faith-filled prayers. In this, his fourth volume, Williamson shares a series of articles previously published in the weekly online newsletter Voice of Thanksgiving. The articles promote power in prayerprayer that accomplishes Gods plans and goals here on earth. In this collection, Williamson continues with themes leading to power in prayer: Partnership of God and man in prayer Dealing with faith killers: doubt, fear, and unbelief Breaking down barriers to prayer Components of effective prayer Breakthrough in prayer The articles in Prayer: A Force that Causes Change illustrate how a life of effective prayer is one of a close relationship to God and a life filled with answers to prayers. Effective prayers can lead to changes in peoples lives, family, church, neighborhood, cities, and nations. It shows how prayer opens doors that have previously been closed.

The Well Spoken Woman

Author: Christine K. Jahnke
Editor: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616144637
Size: 20,45 MB
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Sheryl Sandberg advises women to "lean in" to realize their full potential. To do so successfully, women need effective communication skills and a confident presentation style. In this must-have guide, one of the nation’s premier speech coaches shares tested techniques from twenty years of coaching women on what works and what doesn’t. The author details the practices and techniques of successful women to help all women improve their presentation and public speaking skills. With access to her expertise, you’ll learn strategies that will help you present your best self in forums from PTA meetings to TV studios, conferences to classrooms, boardrooms to YouTube. The author has advised First Lady Michelle Obama for her International Olympic Committee speech, provided speaker training to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and coached corporate CEOs and more women elected officials than any other trainer. Every woman can benefit from studying the polished speaking skills of such powerful women. Strategic advice on everything from messaging to hair and hemlines will allow you to come across as polished and prepared. The author includes easy-to-follow exercises so you can try out techniques immediately, from the use of sound bites and secrets to establishing eye contact to what not to do with your hands. Filled with behind-the-scenes advice, this book is for every woman who wants to present herself well, express her ideas with confidence, and earn the respect of any audience.

Speak From The Heart

Author: Steve Adubato
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743227697
Size: 10,18 MB
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In Speak from the Heart, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, newspaper columnist, and motivational speaker Steve Adubato reveals the secrets to being a great communicator -- with a program that will dramatically change the way you talk, listen, and connect with others. Steve Adubato's life experiences, both professional and as a husband, son, brother, and father, have taught him invaluable lessons about the power of personal, sincere communication. In Speak from the Heart, he demonstrates that being a truly great communicator is not simply about being articulate or being a "good talker." It is not about fancy visuals and PowerPoint presentations, or hard-core sales pitches, or even who has the most facts, figures, and technical wizardry. What really counts is making an authentic connection with other people that comes not merely from the intellect but from the heart. If you want to make a lasting impact, Dr. Adubato shows you how to engage people through empathy and understanding, how to be a great listener, and how to make an audience -- whether one, one hundred, or one thousand people -- care about you and your message. He helps you to rely less on written speeches, teleprompters, and index cards full of too much forgettable information, and learn, instead, how to tell a compelling story and create excitement and enthusiasm. You will learn, for example, how to: Lecture less and engage more Communicate under pressure Make effective use of eye contact Develop a conversational style Inspire in a human, personal way Become comfortable with your core message Speak from the Heart will not only make it easier for you to communicate your message without being ignored or misunderstood; it will also improve your relationships with other people and help you to become more productive at work -- with more satisfaction and less stress. Written by a man who has trained thousands of professionals in all walks of life, including corporate managers, lawyers, educators, health professionals, salespeople, and customer service reps, Speak from the Heart is for anyone who interacts with others at work, at home, in the community, or at social functions.

Captive

Author: Allan Hall
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241003628
Size: 20,61 MB
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One monster. Three innocent girls. Ten years in captivity. 22 August 2002: 21-year-old Michelle Knight disappears walking home. 21 April 2003: Amanda Berry goes missing the day before her seventeenth birthday. 2 April 2004: 14-year-old Gina DeJesus fails to come home from school. For over a decade these girls remained undetected in a house just three miles from the block where they all went missing, held captive by a terrifying sexual predator. Tortured, starved and raped, kept in chains, Captive reveals the dark obsessions that drove Ariel Castro to kidnap and enslave his innocent victims. Based on exclusive interviews with witnesses, psychologists, family and police, this is an unflinching record of a truly shocking crime in a very ordinary neighbourhood. Allan Hall was a New York correspondent for ten years, first for the Sun and later for the Daily Mirror. He has spent the last decade covering German-speaking Europe for newspapers including The Times and the Mail on Sunday. He is the author of two previous books, Monster, an investigation into the life and crimes of Josef Fritzl and Girl in the Cellar: The Natascha Kampusch Story. He lives and works in Berlin.

Kaleidoscopes Quilts

Author: Paula Nadelstern
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781571200181
Size: 18,67 MB
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A guide to creating your own window views and garden scenes in fabric and thread. There are 14 quilt and home decor projects which combine reverse applique silhouettes with pieced or whole-cloth backgrounds. Patterns and instructions are provided for all stages, from design to finishing touches.

Grace A Gift Of Love

Author: Deborah Lynne
Editor: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 160247818X
Size: 12,88 MB
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A new mother, a half-sister, and a new man, all come with the truth of who Dena is. But with the truth comes more heartache and pain. Grace, Dena's biological mother, is dying with lung cancer; Missy, the half-sister is jealous of the love Grace has for Dena; and Michael, the new man, thinks Dena's a gold-digger, waiting to collect at death's door. Little does Dena know that before she can have this new life God has planned for her, she has to forgive. Grace, Missy, and Michael also learn, in order to move forward, they have to forgive past actions, and together the four work through it all and become a family in Grace, a Gift of Love.

Pigeon In A Crosswalk

Author: Jack Gray
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451641362
Size: 16,47 MB
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From television producer Jack Gray comes a generational account of finding one’s way at work, at home, and even across the street. There are a lot of unforgettable characters in these pages: a loveable if possibly alcoholic dog; a set of grandparents who crush on Alex Trebek and obsess about death; Golden Girls and blue bloods, anchormen and Supreme Court justices; divas and wags—but the best character of all is the author himself. To read Jack Gray’s musings is to enter the company of a young man of titanic wit and talent. As he observes and echoes the fixations and neuroses of his generation and our times, he will make you squirm, guffaw, and ultimately marvel.

Simply Sacred

Author: Gary L. Thomas
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310586755
Size: 10,99 MB
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Gary Thomas is a popular writer of Christian spirituality with a well-developed platform. Building on his bestselling books Sacred Pathways and Sacred Marriage; his newest book, Pure Pleasure; and his Gold Medallion-winning Authentic Faith, Thomas takes readers to new levels of inspiration and insight in Simply Sacred—a devotional made up of selections from his best writings about spirituality and spiritual formation. According to Thomas, “Those who have advanced in the Christian life have learned to develop an almost mystical memory that keeps them attuned to the fact that God is always with them ... always watching, always caring, always hearing.” Abounding with spiritual insights and practical truth, this book provides readers with the freedom to approach life in Christ with new wonder and joy each and every day.