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Why Wait To Be Great

Author : Terry Hawkins
ISBN : 9781609948931
Genre : Self-Help
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Discover Your Super Power! We all want to change something about ourselves: lose weight, quit smoking, improve our finances, and so on. But change is hard, even painful, and it’s our nature to avoid pain. In this inspiring how-to guide, Terry Hawkins provides exactly what we need: a straightforward way to break free of old habits that hold us back and adopt new ones that move us forward. It’s a process Hawkins herself used to rise above poverty, abuse, and serious health problems. Two fictional characters—Pitman and Flipman—demonstrate two possible ways of being. As Pitman, we’re trapped in the Pit of Misery, chained to our past, a helpless victim of circumstance. As the superhero Flipman, we are powerful, courageous, loved, successful, and able to flip negative thoughts and habits into positive ones. Hawkins illustrates precisely what feelings, thoughts, and behaviors send us to the pit and provides a detailed action plan for getting out of it. This wonderfully human and honest book will help you create the life you want once and for all. “Terry Hawkins is a positive force of nature. Let her enthusiasm and optimistic approach to life’s challenges rub off on you as you turn the pages. You’ll be a better person for having read this book.” —Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Great Leaders Grow “I was about to take antidepressants to stop my spiral downward—then I was handed Why Wait to Be Great? I feel so empowered. It was like it was written just for me and everything I was going through.” —Ishbel MacConnachie, Director of Studies, GoodStart Training College “Possibly the best book I have read on overcoming depression, lethargy, negative self-talk, and more. Every high school student should be given a copy when he or she leaves school—skills for life.” —Vivien Wornell, Social Worker/Counselor, St. George Private Hospital

Why Wait To Be Great

Author : Hayden Wilson
ISBN : 0648096602
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We can all lead. No matter what age, what upbringing, what challenges we have faced or opporunities we have been given. Leadership is there for those brave enough to reach out and grab it.The truth is, on the surface, being a leader seems hard.A leader sometimes does the stuff no-one really wants to do.They put their neck on the line in order to find new opportunities for those they serve.They take criticism on the chin and use it as fuel for a birghter future for all.The leader knows that the new way of doing things far outweighs the pain and regret of falling into the trap of being mediocre.Let them talk. Let them laugh. At the end of the day, you'll be the one they look up to.The time for playing small is over. There is a new breed of leader emerging and we need you to step up.The question is, are you ready to answer that call?

Good Enough To Be Great

Author : Josh Barr
ISBN : 9781621571407
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The 2001-02 season was a magical one for the Maryland basketball team, culminating in the school's first-ever NCAA title. But as Washington Post sportswriter Josh Barr reveals here, it was never an easy road. Barr, who has spent four years on the Maryland beat, had unrivalled access to Terrapin coaches and players, and here he provides the extraordinary behind-the-scenes story of Maryland's rise to glory. He also reveals how, under Williams's leadership, players most observers had sneered at became the best team in college basketball. Barr offers keen insight into just what separated the Terrapins from every other team in the country-and from previous Maryland teams that always came up short. Along the way, we get riveting portraits of unlikely All-American Juan Dixon, who in high school lost both parents to drug-related AIDS; standout center Lonny Baxter, once considered too short and too chubby to play big-time college basketball; sophomore Chris Wilcox, the amazingly talented but frustratingly inconsistent forward; fiery Gary Williams, the coach who, many critics had said, could never win the big one; and many others. This is a remarkable story of talent and determination at college basketball's highest levels.

Be You Be Great Unleash Your Unique Gift Of Greatness Within You

Author : Antonio Edwards
ISBN : 9781456625146
Genre : Self-Help
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Be You, Be Great! will go deep into helping you find your purpose, along with your gift or gifts maybe you never knew were sitting right there inside of you. This book will help you distinguish the types of relationships that could be either flourishing your greatness or harming your greatness, all the way to helping you determine what cords are attached to you holding you back, and what enemies, aside from people, you could be sleeping with. Be You, Be Great! is designed to help you unleash your own unique greatness through helping you find your gift, give you more clarity, more focus, more power in your everyday life, and most importantly, more freedom for yourself!

How To Be Great At Doing Good

Author : Nick Cooney
ISBN : 9781119042242
Genre : Business & Economics
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Get ready to question everything you’ve been told about charity, and to find out how you can truly succeed at making the world a better place. Many of us donate to charitable causes, and millions more work or volunteer for non-profit organizations. Yet virtually none of us have been taught what it means to succeed at doing good, let alone how to do so. In short, we’ve never been encouraged to treat charity with the seriousness and rigor it deserves. How to be Great at Doing Good is a complacency-shattering guidebook for anyone who wants to actually change the world, whether as a donor, a volunteer, or a non-profit staffer. Drawing on eye-opening studies in psychology and human behavior, surprising interviews with philanthropy professionals, and the author’s fifteen years of experience founding and managing top-rated non-profits, this book is an essential read for anyone who wants to do more good with their time and money. Find out how Bill Gates and a team of MIT grads are saving thousands of lives by applying business principles to charity work – and how we can too Peer inside our brains as we donate, and discover how the same chemical forces that make us crave junk food and sex can steer us toward bad charity decisions See why following our passion and doing what we’re good at can actually doom our efforts to improve the world Learn how two seemingly identical charities can have jaw-dropping differences in impact, and find out how to pick the best one when donating Sure to generate controversy among non-profits and philanthropists who prefer business as usual, How to be Great at Doing Good reveals that a more calculated, effective approach to charity work isn’t just possible – it’s absolutely necessary for those who want to succeed at changing the world.

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Author : Andrew GRAY (Minister of the Gospel in Glasgow.)
ISBN : BL:A0019667494
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Ruth Fielding In The Great Northwest

Author : Alice B. Emerson
ISBN : 9781609776824
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The gray dust, spurting from beneath the treads of the rapidly turning wheels, drifted across the country road to settle on the wayside hedges. The purring of the engine of Helen Cameron's car betrayed the fact that it was tuned to perfection. If there were any rough spots in the road being traveled, the shock absorbers took care of them. "Dear me! I always do love to ride in Nell's car," said the plump and pretty girl who occupied more than her share of the rear seat. "Even if Tom isn't here to take care of it, it always is so comfy." "Only one thing would suit you better, Heavy," declared the sharp-featured and sharp-tongued girl sitting next to Jennie Stone. "If only a motor could be connected to a rocking-chair-" "Right-o!" agreed the cheerful plump girl. "And have it on a nice shady porch. I'd like to travel that way just as well. After our experience in France we ought to be allowed to travel in comfort for the rest of our lives. Isn't that so, Nell? And you agree, Ruthie?" The girl at the wheel of the flying automobile nodded only, for she needed to keep her gaze fixed ahead. But the brown-haired, brown-eyed girl, whose quiet face seemed rather wistful, turned to smile upon the volatile-and voluble-Heavy Stone, so nicknamed during their early school days at Briarwood Hall.

8 Ways To Great

Author : Doug Hirschhorn
ISBN : 9781101163139
Genre : Business & Economics
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Read Dr. Doug Hirschhorn's posts on the Penguin Blog. Discover the success secrets of top performers who thrive in today's toughest frontline corporate jobs Hard-hitting and pragmatic, Hirschhorn's no-nonsense advice has inspired thousands via his lectures, one-on-one coaching, and media appearances. But 8 Ways to Great goes beyond inspiration to provide the practical tools that anyone can use-no matter what their profession or personal goals-to break through self-defeating behaviors and deluded thinking to truly excel. 1. Let your true passion be your core motivation. 2. Develop self-awareness and use what you know about both your strengths and weaknesses. 3. Set goals and game plans-and learn to love this process, because it is all about the process. 4. Identify your competitive advantage-what sets you apart and what will turn the odds in your favor. 5. Develop inner confidence that keeps you from judging yourself based on other's standards and expectations. 6. Keep your cool-and don't let emotions dictate your decisions. 7. Take risks yet act intelligently with imperfect information. 8. Be accountable.

Great Challenges Of Reformation Europe

Author : Eugene M. Wait
ISBN : 1560729511
Genre : History
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This book is an attempt at an objective history about the Reformation. It presents the facts, but does not pursue any theory, or forward any cause. The issues are still controversial and always will be. The differences still exist, yet all sides provide a history filled with facts and not arguments. The book is filled with interesting details.

The Book Of Steven

Author : Steven T. Stevenson
ISBN : 9781491756157
Genre : Fiction
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“Imagine a humorous novel about a suicide who enters heaven and finds it not cosseting but a purgatory where life’s distractions (food, booze, sex, Internet) are removed and the hardest question looms: Why did he kill himself? Welcome to the journey of Steven, an unintentionally funny male whiner, panicker, quitter, porn addict, and general screwup, as he struggles with God, Jesus, and self to escape Heaven’s Suicide Ward and yet not return to the hell of earth. Reminiscent of Douglas Adams’ delightful Hitchhiker series, Stevenson and Azad play this dilemma for all it’s worth, creating ludicrous conversations that leave both Jesus and God mystified.” –US Review If you happen to find yourself on a difficult path and truly need to find a new way to examine your life, The Book of Steven may help you discover hope where there appears to be none, and offers a unique perspective for examining the universe in which we all choose to participate. Steven’s message is that you do not have to simply be content to live in a world of personal despair, when the possibilities presented by the universe of life are truly boundless. Steven’s journey is not an easy one to take, however, and for those of you who may not need to explore alternative perspectives for our world – or lack the stomach to bear witness to Steven’s saga – you may want to devote your attention elsewhere.

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