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The Experts Guide To 100 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do

Author : Samantha Ettus
ISBN : 9780307484499
Genre : Reference
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The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it’s the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life. The Experts’ Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do provides unparalleled insights into how to do them better—more resourcefully, more effectively, and more efficiently—in 100 brief how-to essays by 100 of the world’s leading experts, including: • Interpersonal skills like how to Tell a Story by Ira Glass and Listen by Larry King • Etiquette essentials like how to Shake Hands by Letitia Baldrige, Set a Formal Table by Peggy Post, and Give and Receive a Compliment by Ms. Demeanor, Mary Mitchell • Home pointers such as how to Paint a Room by Bob Vila, Remove a Stain by Linda Cobb, the Queen of Clean, and Do Laundry by Heloise • Beauty basics that include how to Apply Lipstick by Bobbi Brown and Wash Your Hair by Frederic Fekkai • Cooking tips such as how to Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies by Mrs. Fields, Barbecue by Bobby Flay, and Make Eggs by Jean-Georges Vongerichten • Health hints like how to Breathe by Bikram Choudhury and Do Push-ups and Sit-ups by Kathy Smith • Athletic advice including how to Hit a Tennis Ball by Jennifer Capriati, Swing a Golf Club by Jim McLean, and Swim by Summer Sanders Some of these experts are household names, others are industry leaders—all are at the very top of their professions. From Holiday Inn’s housekeeper of the year (Make a Bed), the head groundskeeper of Fenway Park (Mow a Lawn), and the mayor of Buffalo (Shovel Snow) to the CEOs of Harry Winston (Buy a Diamond) and Thomas Pink (Tie a Windsor Knot), they are the authorities on their subjects. The Experts’ Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do brings together the best of the best, offering the world’s most valuable advice. With this book in hand, life will indeed be better. From the Hardcover edition.

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The Experts Guide To Doing Things Faster

Author : Samantha Ettus
ISBN : 9780307452351
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It’s time to win the race against the clock. From finding a parking spot to getting in a good mood, to falling asleep or thinking on your feet, speed is often at the heart of a better life. The Experts’ Guide to Doing Things Faster provides you with straightforward and creative strategies for being more efficient in every aspect of every day—in 100 compact chapters written by 100 of the world’s leading experts, including: • Daily essentials, such as getting ready in the morning by Hannah Storm • Lifestyle lessons, such as throwing a dinner party by Colin Cowie and writing thank-you notes by Carolyne Roehm • Beauty basics that include styling your hair by Sally Hershberger and losing weight by Harley Pasternak • Romance road maps, such as making a winning first impression by Neil Strauss • Physical feats that include running faster by Justin Gatlin and relaxing by Rodney Yee • Money matters, such as selling a home by Barbara Corcoran and getting a loan by Sir Richard Branson • Healthy hints, such as speeding up your metabolism by Mark Hyman and overcoming guilt by Keith Ablow Some of these experts are household names, others are industry leaders—all are at the top of their profession. From a two-time Super Bowl winner and survivor of twenty-nine operations (“How to Recover from Surgery") to New York’s most famous doorman (“Make Someone Feel Good”), from the founder of the Geek Squad (“Make Your Computer Run Faster”) to Las Vegas’s premier wedding planner (“Plan a Wedding”) and an Olympic eater (“Cure a Stomachache”), they are the authorities on their subjects. Packed with funny, surprising, and incredibly clever advice, The Experts’ Guide to Doing Things Faster teaches you how to lead your life more efficiently, leaving you with more time to enjoy its pleasures. From the Hardcover edition.

30 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Before Turning 30

Author : Siobhan Adcock
ISBN : 9780767916431
Genre : Humor
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Competence. Now in convenient book format 30 must-have life skills every capable adult should perfect before turning 30. You’re old enough to own property and have a family, but can you safely open a bottle of champagne? Or change a flat tire? 30 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do Before Turning 30 provides idiot-proof instructions for mastering these and other essential, face-saving, and possibly life-saving skills. You’ll learn how to... 1. wrap a present 2. start a successful fire in a fireplace, at a campsite, and in a barbecue 3. finish a piece of furniture 4. get a raise 5. order wine at a restaurant without getting stiffed 6. parallel park in three breathtakingly beautiful movements 7. dance a “slow dance” without looking like an idiot 8. use a full place setting properly, including chopsticks and Asian soup spoons 9. clean your place in under 45 minutes, when friends, relatives, or prospective lovers are coming by unexpectedly, and soon 10. hold your liquor 11. cure a hangover 12. do the Heimlich Maneuver 13. use a compass 14. change a flat 15. jump start a car 16. open a champagne bottle 17. send a drink to someone’s table 18. cook one “signature meal” 19. whistle with your fingers 20. take good pictures 21. fold a fitted sheet 22. remove common stains 23. sew a button 24. carve turkey, lasagna, and birthday cake 25. hold a baby 26. change a diaper 27. keep a plant alive for more than a year 28. make dogs and cats love you 29. help someone (an older or ill person, a woman you’re trying to impress, your mother) out of a car 30. write superior thank you notes

The Essentials

Author : Samantha Ettus
ISBN : OCLC:777408188
Genre : Home economics
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The Pie Life A Guilt Free Recipe For Success And Satisfaction

Author : Samantha Ettus
ISBN : 9781939457516
Genre : Business & Economics
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97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know

Author : Richard Monson-Haefel
ISBN : 9780596555467
Genre : Computers
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In this truly unique technical book, today's leading software architects present valuable principles on key development issues that go way beyond technology. More than four dozen architects -- including Neal Ford, Michael Nygard, and Bill de hOra -- offer advice for communicating with stakeholders, eliminating complexity, empowering developers, and many more practical lessons they've learned from years of experience. Among the 97 principles in this book, you'll find useful advice such as: Don't Put Your Resume Ahead of the Requirements (Nitin Borwankar) Chances Are, Your Biggest Problem Isn't Technical (Mark Ramm) Communication Is King; Clarity and Leadership, Its Humble Servants (Mark Richards) Simplicity Before Generality, Use Before Reuse (Kevlin Henney) For the End User, the Interface Is the System (Vinayak Hegde) It's Never Too Early to Think About Performance (Rebecca Parsons) To be successful as a software architect, you need to master both business and technology. This book tells you what top software architects think is important and how they approach a project. If you want to enhance your career, 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know is essential reading.

Everything You Pretend To Know And Are Afraid Someone Will Ask

Author : Lynette Padwa
ISBN : 9781101657232
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Show Me How

Author : Lauren Smith
ISBN : 9780061992346
Genre : Reference
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Show Me How is a revolutionary reimagining of the reference genre, one part how-to guide, one part graphic art showpiece, and one part pure inspiration. In a series of 500 nearly wordless, highly informative step-by-step procedurals, readers learn how to do hundreds of useful (and fascinating and important and sometimes downright bizarre) tasks, including: Perform CPR, dance the tango, pack a suitcase, win a bar bet, play the blues, make authentic sushi rolls, fight a shark . . . and 493 more essentials of modern life. Packed with useful hands-on reference material, Show Me How is a work of art that just happens to also be an indispensable real-life resource. Visit showmenow

The Experts Guide To Life At Home

Author : Samantha Ettus
ISBN : 9780307484475
Genre : Reference
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Read a little, learn a lot! In the bestselling The Experts’ Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do, the world’s most knowledgeable experts provided unparalleled insights into mastering the little things in life that are often invariably the hardest to accomplish. Now, Experts’ Guide series creator Samantha Ettus once again brings together 100 renowned experts who share their proficiency and know-how to show you not only how to make your home more beautiful, but how to live more happily in it. The first book to join three home-related genres—home improvement, self-help, and interior design—The Experts’ Guide to Life at Home is the ultimate must-have guide to mastering your domain. Divided into six sections (To Nest, To Protect, To Improve, To Beautify, To Relax, and To Enjoy), 100 of the world’s leading experts provide consummate insight into how to successfully accomplish everything from properly folding fitted sheets, as taught by the world’s leading computational origami expert; to hanging holiday lights, with guidance from the man who decorates the world-renowned Rockefeller Center Christmas tree; to carving a turkey, with instructions from Oprah’s personal chef. The experts include: • Al Roker, on how to Create a Family Barbecue • Senator Dianne Feinstein, on how to Prevent Identity Theft • Joy Browne, on how to Compromise • Ina Garten, on how to Host a Dinner Party • Harvey Karp, on how to Discipline Your Children • Susie Coelho, on how to Make the Most of a Spare Room • Jorge Cruise, on how to Incorporate Fitness into Your Daily Life • Alexandra Stoddard, on how to Lead a Happy Life The contributors to The Experts’ Guide to Life at Home range from instantly recognizable names like Rachael Ray and Leeza Gibbons to industry leaders like the CEO of AARP and the co-creators of the hit TV show The Amazing Race. All have been chosen for inclusion because they are at the very top of their profession, be it finance, cooking, relationships, medicine, security, or even building the perfect snowman. From the bedroom to the kitchen, the kid’s room to the basement, the backyard to the front yard, The Experts’ Guide to Life at Home makes it easy to read a little and learn a lot about making the most of your home. Also available:The Experts’ Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do From the Hardcover edition.

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