Lessons From Mars

Author: Carlos Valdes-Dapena
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1785353594
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A unique insight into corporate team building within a global giant. Lessons from Mars challenges the prevailing orthodoxy of corporate team building and offers an alternative framework along with a set of tools and techniques. Based on the author's 20-plus years of experience working with teams and six years of research specifically on Mars teams, the book offers a unique view into this closely-held private company and how it has unlocked the power of collaboration. '...it turns out that while women are from Venus, valuable lessons in corporate management are from Mars, Inc.' Roy Sekoff, Founding Editor, The Huffington Post

Resilience Virtual Teams

Author: Carlos Valdes-Dapena
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1789046920
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In the face of the COVID-19 virus, organizations large and small are shuttering offices and factories, requiring as much work as possible be done from peoples’ homes. The book draws on the insights of the author's earlier book, Lessons from Mars, providing a set of the powerful tools and exercises developed within the Mars Corporation to create high performance teams. These tools have been adapted for teams suddenly forced to work apart, in many cases for the first time. These simple secrets and tested techniques have been used by thousands of teams who know that creating a foundation of team identity and shared meaning makes them resilient, even in a time of crisis. The "Resilience Series" is the result of an intensive, collaborative effort of our authors in response to the 2020 coronavirus epidemic. Each volume offers expert advice for developing the practical, emotional and spiritual skills that you can master to become more resilient in a time of crisis.

Optimization Of Exercise Countermeasures For Human Space Flight Lessons From Terrestrial Physiology And Operational Implementation

Author: Tobias Weber
Editor: Frontiers Media SA
ISBN: 2889634736
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Human spaceflight has required space agencies to study and develop exercise countermeasure (CM) strategies to manage the profound, multi-system adaptation of the human body to prolonged microgravity (μG). Future space exploration will present new challenges in terms of adaptation management that will require the attention of both exercise physiologists and operational experts. In the short to medium-term, all exploration missions will be realised using relatively small vehicles/habitats, with some exploration scenarios including surface operations in low (<1G) gravity conditions. The evolution of CM hardware has allowed modern-day astronauts to return to Earth with, on average, relatively moderate levels μG-induced adaptation of the musculoskeletal (MS) and cardiovascular (CV) systems. However, although the intense use of CM has attenuated many aspects of MS and CV adaptation, on an individual level, there remains wide variation in the magnitude of these changes. Innovations in CM programs have been largely engineering-driven, with new hardware providing capability for new modes of exercise and a wider range of exercise protocols, which, in turn, has facilitated the transfer of traditional, but effective, terrestrial concepts based around high frequency resistance (multiple-set, multiple repetition) and mediumintensity continuous aerobic training. As a result, International Space Station (ISS) CM specialists have focused their efforts in these domains, taking advantage of hardware innovations as and when they became available. However, terrestrial knowledge in human and exercise physiology has expanded rapidly during the lifetime of the ISS and, consequently, there is potential to optimize current approaches by re-examining terrestrial knowledge and identifying opportunities to implement this knowledge into operational practices. Current terrestrial knowledge in exercise physiology is the product of a large number of intervention studies in which the variables that contribute to the effects of physical activity (mode, frequency, duration, intensity, recovery) have been controlled and systematically manipulated. However, due to limited opportunities to perform intervention studies in both spaceflight analogues – head-down bed rest (HDBR) being considered the ‘gold standard’ – and spaceflight itself, it will not be possible to systematically investigate the contribution of these factors to the efficacy of in-flight CM. As such, it will be necessary to draw on terrestrial evidence to identify solutions/strategies that may be best suited to the constraints of exploration and prioritise specific solutions/strategies for evaluation in HDBR and in flight.

Lessons From A Girl S Best Friend

Author: Michelle McKinney Hammond
Editor: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736933115
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When Michelle McKinney Hammond adopted Milan, her shih tzu puppy, she had no idea that she would also be gaining surprising insights about the mystery of God's love for His children. Now this bestselling author of "Sassy, Single, & Satisfied" (more than 195,000 copies sold) shares humorous stories and insights that offer readers the fun-loving faith instruction our canine friends can teach us. Walk beside God to stay on the right path Respond to His commands consistently Be obedient to our loving Master Find joy in the simple pleasures Express loyalty in behavior and attitude Pet lovers and everyone who wants to discover more about being God's faithful companion along life's journey will enjoy this romp through heartwarming tales and biblical wisdom.

Lessons From The Heart Of American Business

Author: Gerald Greenwald
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759521018
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One of America's most respective executives offers his management insights on how to do business now and into the next century. Greenwald discusses such pressing issues as an aging workforce, corporate ethics, dealing with layoffs, building trust with employees, and office politics.

Spider From Mars

Author: Woody Woodmansey
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0283072741
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For many fans, David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust era remains the most extraordinarily creative period in his career. As a member of Bowie's legendary band at the time - The Spiders From Mars - Woody Woodmansey played drums on four seminal albums: The Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars and Aladdin Sane. Woody's memoir, which he started work on in 2014, focuses on this key period and brings it to glorious life. With the confidence of youth, Woody always thought he'd be in a famous band but the nineteen-year-old rocker from Hull never expected to be thrust into London's burgeoning glam rock scene, and also into a bottle-green velvet suit and girl's shoes. Playing with Bowie took him on an eye-opening and transformative journey. In Spider From Mars he writes candidly about the characters who surrounded Bowie, recalling the album sessions as well as behind-the-scenes moments with one of the world's most iconic singers. The result is an insightful, funny, poignant memoir that lovingly evokes a seminal moment in music history and pays tribute to one of the most outstanding and innovative talents of our time.

Lipid Lowering Therapy And Progression Of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Author: A.V. Bruschke
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400901437
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A unique overview of all major angiographic lipid intervention trials, presented by their principal investigators. Basic mechanisms and methodological aspects, including biochemical as well as angiographic aspects, are discussed by experts in these fields. A careful comparison of all available data permits an analysis to be made of what may currently be considered proved, which aspects merit further investigation, and which hypotheses should be rejected. Audience: Clinicians involved in the practice of lipid lowering and investigators involved in lipid-lowering clinical trials. Scientists involved in other areas of lipid research and investigators conducting coronary angiographic trials designed to study the influence of different interventions will find a wealth of information and practical guidelines in this book.

Index For

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Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080880126
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This series provides a venue for longer reviews of current advances in geophysics. Written at a level accessible to graduate students, the articles serve to broaden knowledge of various fields and may be useful in courses and seminars.

Experimental Robotics Vi

Author: Peter I. Corke
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852332105
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This book presents the proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics held in Sydney in March 1999. The editors and contributors represent the leading robotics research efforts from around the world. Micro-machines, interplanetary exploration, minimally invasive surgery and emerging humanoid robots are among the most obvious attainments of leading robotics research teams reported in this volume. Less obvious but equally significant are the fundamental advances in robot map-building and methods of communication between humans and machines that are demonstrated through experimental results. This collection of papers will provide the reader with a concise report on the current achievements and future trends in robotics research across the world.

Lessons From Backyard Teachers

Author: Thomas D. Logie
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490730346
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God well knew that for many generations a majority of people would neither read nor write. So He used nature to speak to people who were not literate. In America we imagine that everyone reads and writes, although in truth a shocking number of people are functionally illiterate. So Christians must resurrect ancient methods of teaching truth, such as the examples of daily life used in the parables of the Lord Jesus and the visual images of Ezekiel and John. King David, Bach and Handel were geniuses at communicating spiritual truth through music, although most modern people are too impatient to listen to a complete work of Bach or Handel in one sitting. This work is an effort to put cameras to the service of God in a modern echo of the methods of the Holy Spirit in speaking to ancient people who lacked written language. Many people who do read and write also learn from visual presentation of truth. We would pray that God and His Son the Lord Jesus would be glorified.