books about: compromising
TRUE PROFESSIONALISM : The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
David H. Maister
Professional firms are forever trying to get their people to act like professionals -- to do the right things. Though their various incentives may create employee compliance, these don't often encourage excellence. David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges professionals to examine this essential, yet under-addressed question: What is true professionalism? His answer is clear: It is ...
Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality
'Gay,' 'Christian,' and 'celibate' don't often appear in the same sentence. Yet many who sit next to us in the pew at church fit that description, says author Wesley Hill. As a celibate gay Christian, Hill gives us a glimpse of what it looks like to wrestle firsthand with God's 'No' to same-sex relationships. What does it mean for gay Christians to live faithful to God while struggling with the challenge of their homosexuality? What is God's ...
Compromising Positions (Judith Singer Novels)
Open Road Media, 2011
A Long Island housewife investigates the murder of a local dentist in Isaacs’s classic mystery of the dark side of suburbia Though she can’t admit it to herself, Judith Singer is bored. Each morning she kisses her husband on his way to work, and each evening she fixes him dinner. Three nights a week, they make tepid love. Life in their Long Island split-level is a ho-hum affair, but when a local dentist is murdered in his office, ...
The Day No One Played Together: A Story About Compromise
Mirror Publishing, 2011
Jadyn and Genesis want to play together but neither one wants to play what the other wants to. What will they do? Will they be able to brainstorm and find a way to play together? Will they play alone? "The Day No One Played Together" teaches an important lesson in a fun way. Join these sisters in the first of their series.
The Purpose Driven Church: Every Church Is Big in God's Eyes
'The Purpose Driven Church has brought focus and direction to more pastors and church leaders than you can count. What a gift!'---John Ortberg, bestselling author Every church is driven by something. Tradition, finances, programs, personalities, events, seekers, and even buildings can each be the controlling force in a church. But Rick Warren believes that in order for a church to be healthy it must become a purpose-driven church, built around ...
Making Mina: The Best Revenge
Sex with a handsome stranger seems like the perfect revenge after Mina Hemingway walks in on her fiancé redefining the term "personal assistant." Marco Genovese has come to Miami from Italy to expand his resort empire. What happens when Mina decides the handsome billionaire is exactly what she needs to get back at her ex? Marco will have to decide either to play by her rules, or turn the tables and teach her that the best revenge is more than a ...
April 2013 Relationship Tips: Compromising (Dating With A Purpose)
Compromising is what help relationships go from year 1 to year 20. Giving and taking takes a big person to do, when you're not used to it. For the next 30 days you will have the methods to help you grow your relationship with compromising.
Astraea Press, 2012
The last thing career-driven Kessen Newberry wants is to leave her home in Colorado to spend a Season in London, far away from her job, her friends and the memories of her mother. However, her father, the Earl of Newberry, threatens to disinherit her unless she gets in touch with her British roots. She complies, but has no intention of enjoying the experience. That is until she meets Christian Vandenbrook, the arrogant and irritatingly handsome ...
Produced by Faith: Enjoy Real Success without Losing Your True Self
STRAIGHT FROM HOLLYWOOD comes a dynamic business model for building a thriving career without compromising your faith. DeVon Franklin, vice president of production for Columbia Pictures, shares how being bold about his Christian faith while being driven and ambitious has actually worked in his favor to help him excel in a high-profile, fast-paced, competitive industry. You are the movie. Produced by Faith parallels each step of the Hollywood ...
Coloring for Grown-Ups: The Adult Activity Book
Two veterans of offbeat Internet humor hilariously combine the mindless fun of children's coloring books with the mind-numbing realities of modern adult life With over 200 comedy videos and 75 million Youtube views to their credit, Ryan Hunter and Taige Jensen know how to make people laugh. Their YouTube video, "Hipster Olympics" racked up nearly three million hits and quickly attained worldwide cult status, which led to opportunities to ...
The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It
Princeton University Press
If politics is the art of the possible, then compromise is the artistry of democracy. Unless one partisan ideology holds sway over all branches of government, compromise is necessary to govern for the benefit of all citizens. A rejection of compromise biases politics in favor of the status quo, even when the rejection risks crisis. Why then is compromise so difficult in American politics today? In The Spirit of Compromise , eminent political ...
High-Profit Selling: Win the Sale Without Compromising on Price
In the high-pressure quest to make a sale, acquire a contract, and beat out other bidders, sales professionals frequently resort to cutting prices, offering discounts, or making other concessions that cut into their operating margins-short-term strategies that are destructive to the long-term sustainability of their business. "High-Profit Selling" helps readers understand that their sales goal shouldn't simply be to sell more, but to sell more ...
A Compromising Affair (Arabesque)
Kimani Arabesque, 2011
In her beloved Harringtons series, Gwynne Forster introduced the sexy, wealthy brothers from Maryland. Each found his perfect match, and now their family and friends are searching for happily-ever-afters of their own…. Scott Galloway has always known how to get what he wants. A U.S. Ambassador at thirty-six, he's got ambition to burn. His latest goal—settle down and start a family. But finding the right candidate isn't easy. Especially ...
Making Mina 3: Compromising Positions
Stump House Publishing, 2013
Mina Hemingway should feel like Cinderella. She's been given a dream job, flown to Italy, and swept off her feet by a modern Prince Charming, but things aren't always what they seem. The reality of it is that the Genovese matriarch hates her, no one believes she can do the job she's been hired to do, and her ego is in tatters. The only thing giving her confidence is Marco Genovese's faith in her. His promises are seductive, and the sexual ...
Jenny Gardiner Books, 2011
Mercedes Fortunato is thrilled to finally land her dream job, working as a publicist for a U.S. Senator. Until she learns that the creeper Senator only wants her as another notch on his headboard. And that her immediate boss, the press secretary, resents the hell out of her for that very reason. Mercedes soon learns she should've been careful about what she wished for, as she finds herself encouraging the advances of one boss while desperately ...
I Do...I Do: The Compromising Affair (One Reason Publications Presents)
One Reason Publications; in association with KingDominion Publishers LLC, 2012
PRINT LENGTH: 274 PAGES; Please be aware that this book has been rated "Restricted" by the publisher for strong language and sexual encounters that are not suitable for children. Read with caution... Crazy ain't always pretty... Successful Detroit Bears Quarterback Parker Harris believes that his girlfriend, the beautiful Dr. Shay Johnson is his 'Mrs. Right.' Even though she's the sister of his ex-girlfriend, Tara, Parker has no doubt ...
Performance Without Compromise: How Emerson Consistently Achieves Winning Results
Charles F. Knight
Harvard Business Review Press
In today's volatile marketplace, it's rare for firms to last--much less consistently increase earnings--for more than four decades. That's what makes the story of 115-year-old global manufacturing and technology leader Emerson so remarkable, and so valuable, for today's managers. How does Emerson do it? And what can other companies learn from its success? Celebrated business leader Charles F. Knight--who was CEO of Emerson for 27 of its 43 ...
Compromising Situations [Reformed Rakes 2] (Siren Publishing Classic)
Siren Publishing, 2007
Andrew Carlton is a seasoned rake trapped into an untenable position, and sparks fly when he is forced to marry Christa Hatton, the very prim daughter of a duke. Who plotted so they would be found together is a mystery, but someone has it in for one of them. However, to his dismay, Andrew finds his bride is not exactly the shy debutante he expected but is instead stubborn, moody, and has a "shell." Used to women falling into his arms, Andrew ...
Purpose-driven Church, The: Growth without Compromising Your Message and Mission
Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2009
Falling in love is the last thing on his busy agenda…but compromising positions can lead just about anywhere. David Strong knows how to do a lot of things—run an international fitness company, finesse stock portfolios and stay out of emotional entanglements. That is, until he gets tangled up with Sophie Delfino and her Sensational Sex workout. He’s supposed to help her demonstrate Kama Sutra positions for her couples’ yoga class. The ...
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