books about: high-performing
The Wealth Choice: Success Secrets of Black Millionaires
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
It’s no secret that these hard times have been even harder for the Black community. Approximately 35 percent of African Americans had no measurable assets in 2009, and 24 percent of these same households had only a motor vehicle. Dennis Kimbro, observing how the weight of the continuing housing and credit crises disproportionately impacts the African-American community, takes a sharp look at a carefully cultivated group of individuals ...
There's More to Life Than This: Healing Messages, Remarkable Stories, and Insight About the Other Side from ...
For fans of TLC’s Long Island Medium and anyone interested in the big questions of life, death, and finding out what’s important in between, New York Times bestselling author and medium Theresa Caputo shares how she discovered her gift and her many encounters with Spirit. Beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium , opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of ...
Faeries (25th Anniversary Edition)
Harry N. Abrams
Faeries is an exploration of the myths, legends folklore and fantasy of the world of the faeries. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, this is a special edition featuring eight new pages and 20 new pieces of art by Brian Froud and Alan Lee. The artists have also contributed new introductions.
Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body
Bret Contreras MS CSCS
Victory Belt Publishing
This is not your run-of-the-mill fitness book. Developed by world-renowned gluteal expert Bret Contreras, Strong Curves offers an extensive fitness and nutrition guide for women seeking to improve their physique, function, strength, and mobility. Contreras spent the last eighteen years researching and field-testing the best methods for building better butts and shapelier bodies. In Strong Curves , he offers the programs that have proven ...
Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed
Simon & Schuster
Brian Tracy is one of the world's leading authorities on success and personal achievement, addressing more than 100,000 men and women each year in public and private seminars. In Maximum Achievement, he gives you a powerful, proven system -- based on twenty-five years of research and practice -- that you can apply immediately to get better results in every area of your life. You learn ideas, concepts, and methods used by high-achieving ...
Four Feet Tall and Rising: A Memoir
Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet’s hit show Pit Boss , may stand only four feet tall but that hasn’t stopped him from living large, becoming a successful businessman and an outspoken advocate for pit bulls, the most misunderstood breed of dog in the world. A third generation dwarf, ex-gang member, and ex-con, Shorty knows what it’s like to be misunderstood and in this candid memoir, he ...
Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))
Kenneth S. Rubin
A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, ...
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Ever wonder what it’s like to attend a feast at Winterfell? Wish you could split a lemon cake with Sansa Stark, scarf down a pork pie with the Night’s Watch, or indulge in honeyfingers with Daenerys Targaryen? George R. R. Martin’s bestselling saga A Song of Ice and Fire and the runaway hit HBO series Game of Thrones are renowned for bringing Westeros’s sights and sounds to vivid life. But one important ingredient has always been ...
Corps Strength: A Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant's Program for Elite Fitness
Paul J. Roarke
Renowned for its rigorous fitness training, the Marine Corps requires every member to be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, gender or duty assignment. Utilizing the experience gained from training and observing Marines for over 28 years, Master Gunny Roarke developed Corps Strength. A comprehensive physical fitness system that brings the best aspects of many different training methods together to achieve "Working Fitness." Long term ...
Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life
“My mother prophesied years ago that my voice would take me places. She was certain that there was a reason I was able to sing. I am still discovering what that reason is, what it is that God wants to happen.” –CLAY AIKEN, from Learning to Sing When he was a kid singing in his church choir, Clay Aiken never dreamed of becoming a pop music star. His ambition was to be a teacher, maybe even a high school principal. But Clay’s mother ...
Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
Corporate and commercial software-development teams all want solutions for one important problem—how to get their high-pressure development schedules under control. In RAPID DEVELOPMENT, author Steve McConnell addresses that concern head-on with overall strategies, specific best practices, and valuable tips that help shrink and control development schedules and keep projects moving. Inside, you’ll find: A rapid-development strategy ...
Patients Come Second: Leading Change by Changing the Way You Lead
An Inc. Original
Americans enjoy the finest healthcare delivery system in the world, but most people will tell you that we still have a long way to go. Far too frequently, patients leave the doctor's office or hospital feeling confused, angry, or neglected. Healthcare leaders recognize this problem, but in their focus on patients (and sometimes financials), they often overlook the true key to lasting patient loyalty and satisfaction: their employees. Patients ...
The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year (Agile Software Development Series)
Thousands of IT professionals are being asked to make Scrum succeed in their organizations–including many who weren’t involved in the decision to adopt it. If you’re one of them, The Scrum Field Guide will give you skills and confidence to adopt Scrum more rapidly, more successfully, and with far less pain and fear. Long-time Scrum practitioner Mitch Lacey identifies major challenges associated with early-stage Scrum adoption, as ...
Discover Your Sweet Spot: The 7 Steps to Create a Life of Success and Significance
Scott M. Fay
Morgan James Publishing
To create an effective space, landscapers must design, build, and maintain that space. To create an effective life, we must design, build, and maintain that space too. Discover Your Sweet Spot equips you to create the life you want. Using a landscaping metaphor and written in a conversational tone, author Scott Fay reveals seven proven steps that enabled him to achieve a unique blend of personal and professional success. Imagine if you ...
Juggling for the Complete Klutz (30th Anniversary Edition)
The 35+-year-old flagship title that gave our company its name, Juggling for the Complete Klutz takes readers from the absolute beginning (Step One: The Drop) all the way to Five-Object Juggling. The instructions are friendly, humorous, and so understandable that they set the standard for anyone-can-do-it clarity. This is the book that launched the company, Comes with three juggling cubes, upholstered in plush red velour that makes every catch a ...
The Un-Civil War: BLACKS vs NIGGERS: Confronting the Subculture Within the African-American Community
A disgusted Black man boldly confronts the dysfunctional and criminal subculture (along with their apologists) that exists within the African-American community. This race-realist endeavor exposes many inconvenient truths, and will certainly become a catalyst for candid conversation. Flooded with statistics, headlines, pictures, and other evidence, this book is not simply an anecdotal tale of a miserable, inner-city existence... it’s a war ...
Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business, ...
“ Profit from the Positive is a rare business book that is deeply credible and compels you to act right away. If you put its tools and techniques into practice, you will become a better leader.” Tom Rath, from the Foreword You're constantly challenged to grow your business, increase productivity, and improve quality—all while reducing or keeping budgets flat. So what's a manager to do? You've streamlined processes. You've ...
Forever Flying: Fifty Years of High-flying Adventures, From Barnstorming in Prop Planes to Dogfighting ...
The true story of one man’s flight into history. Barnstormer, World War II fighter, pioneering test pilot, aerobatic genius—Bob Hoover is a true American hero. Now, in FOREVER FLYING, he tells his amazing story, sharing all the thrills and chills, spectacular stunts and death-defying exploits that have made him a living aviation legend. Climb into the cockpit with America’s original top gun for an astonishing inside look at flight in ...
The 2,000 Percent Solution: Free Your Organization from "Stalled" Thinking to Achieve Exponential Success
Organizations, like people, are creatures of habit. They tend to approach problems in predictable ways. This revolutionary book argues that such ingrained habits, which often masquerade as efficient procedures, actually obstruct growth.The 2,000 Percent Solution introduces "stall busting," a process that shows you how to recognize typical stalls (like poor communications, disbelief, misconceptions, procrastination, tradition and bureaucracy) and ...
Driven: Business Strategy, Human Actions, And The Creation Of Wealth
Strategy & Execution, LLC
Authored by Dr. Mark L. Frigo and Joel Litman. DRIVEN: If we can better understand how the success or failure of a business is driven by its plans and actions, then we can greatly improve how we run our businesses and value companies. DRIVEN is about RETURN DRIVEN STRATEGY, a framework for business analysis and planning prioritization and the culmination of a ten-year research project studying and categorizing the root causes of thousands of ...
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