books about: no-excuse
No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life
Born without arms or legs below his elbows and knees, Kyle Maynard excels as a champion athlete, inspirational speaker, college student, and male model. "No Excuses" is his inspirational autobiography.
No Excuses!: How What You Say Can Get In Your Way
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Dr.
In his fourth book for children, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer focuses on the topic of excuses and how they can do more harm than we realize. The book demonstrates how excuses go far beyond “my dog ate my homework,” and can actually become words that prevent your child from reaching his or her potential. The book follows a boy with a seemingly impossible dream who almost lets excuses (“I’m not smart enough” . . . “It’s too hard,” and so ...
No Excuses, No Regrets: The Eric Weddle Story
Eric Weddle has developed a reputation as one of the NFL s best defensive minds, a fundamentally sound tackling machine, and a reliable last line of defense in the secondary for the San Diego Chargers. Prior to the 2011 season, the Chargers made Eric one of the highest paid safeties in league history by signing him to a five-year, $40 million contract. Honestly, who would have ever thought I would be at where I am today? Eric said. I was a kid ...
No Excuses Art Journaling: Making Time for Creativity
Gina Rossi Armfield
North Light Bks
Kiss those excuses goodbye! "I don't have time." "I don't know what to journal about." "I can't keep the momentum going." Sound familiar? What are your excuses for not spending time with your art journal? Get ready to cast those excuses aside because Gina Rossi Armfield's No Excuses Art Journaling offers a no-fail approach to art journaling. Using a day planner as your art journal, you'll find daily, weekly and monthly prompts that you can ...
No Excuse Leadership: Lessons from the U.S. Army's Elite Rangers
Brace E. Barber
Every organization needs good leadership in order to win against the competition. Through his own personal story and those of nine other Rangers, Barber illuminates fundamental lessons about what it really takes to win. These first-person accounts of trial and triumph highlight the importance and the inherent truth of the Army’s most fundamental leadership principles: seeking and taking responsibility for your actions, and knowing yourself and ...
Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral
Folks in the Delta have a strong sense of community, and being dead is no impediment to belonging to it. Down South, they don't forget you when you've up and died--in fact, they visit you more often. But there are quintessential rules and rituals for kicking the bucket tastefully. Having a flawless funeral is one of them. In this deliciously entertaining slice of Southern life (and death), inveterate hostess Gayden Metcalfe explains everything ...
51 Days: No Excuses
In 51 Days No Excuses, Rich Gaspari invites you on a 51 day challenge to transform your body and mind with a no excuses approach at a lifestyle change. With the 51 day program, it is important you stay the course and realize that you are the only person that can hold you back. In this book you will not only receive a daily diet and exercise plan, but stories of overcoming obstacles, personal setbacks, and how to stay motivated in the face of ...
No Excuses: How You Can Turn Any Workplace into a Great One
The business leader's guide to creating a great workplace from the Great Place to Work Institute In this follow-up guide to The Great Workplace , experts from Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. reveal the most common excuses managers use for why they can't create a great workplace. Authors Jennifer Robin and Michael Burchell poke holes in every single excuse. Whether the reasons involve the organization's leadership, employees, environment, ...
The No Excuses Diet: The Anti-Diet Approach to Crank Up Your Energy and Weight Loss!
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
When was the last time you had tons of energy, were at a healthy weight, and felt amazing? Maybe it was in high school, on your wedding day, or prior to having your first child. Whether it was six months ago or thirty years ago, you deserve to get back to that place. And you can do it without dieting and without long workouts! Eight Things You Can Expect from This Book: 1) You will learn how to hit your goal weight or drop 52 to 156 pounds (1 ...
No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline
Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness. Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more disciplined in one aspect of your life, with ...
No Excuses : Lessons from 21 High-Performing, High-Poverty Schools
Samuel Casey Carter
Too many educators make excuses for the failure of most public schools to teach low-income children. But across the nation dozens of high-performing principals have identified those effective practices that allow all children to excel regardless of income level. In this new report, Samuel Casey Carter, a Bradley Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, examines the common practices of twenty one principals of low-income schools who set the standard ...
He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys
He’s Just Not That Into You— based on a popular episode of Sex and the City —is tough love advice for otherwise smart women on how to tell when a guy just doesn’t like them enough , so they can stop wasting time making excuses for a dead-end relationship. It’s the best relationship advice you’ll ever receive. For ages, women have come together over coffee, cocktails, or late-night phone chats to analyze the puzzling behavior of ...
I'd Rather Be in the Studio: The Artist's No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion
Alyson B. Stanfield
For Artists Who Are Ready to Garner Attention for Their Art I d Rather Be in the Studio! offers both practical and innovative approaches that help you get your art out of the studio and in front of buyers and collectors. Buy this book only if you're ready for the spotlight. Step-by-step instructions show artists how to write a better artist statement, attract blog readers, write a more compelling newsletter, and use social media more ...
No Excuses: Nine Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power
In No Excuses, feminist icon Gloria Feldt argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn’t that doors aren’t open, but that not enough women are walking through them. From the boardroom to the bedroom, public office to personal relationships, she asserts that nobody is keeping women from parity except themselves. Through interviews, historical perspective, and anecdotes, examines why barriers to gender equality still ...
No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning
Simon & Schuster
The racial gap in academic performance between whites and Asians, on the one hand, and Latinos and blacks, on the other hand, is America's most urgent educational problem. It is also the central civil rights issue of our time, say Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom. Unequal skills and knowledge are the main sources of ongoing racial inequality, and racial inequality is America's great unfinished business. A wide and tragic gap in learning is ...
The 85% Solution: How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success -- No Nonsense, No Excuses
A guide to personal accountability-the fundamental key to leadership success With the toughest economic downturn in recent history, the issue of accountability has taken center stage. However accountability is often confused with punishment, fault, blame and guilt. In this book, the author argues that the only true accountability is "personal accountability" and the only way to achieve it is to take responsibility for the outcomes of your ...
No-Excuses Management: Proven Systems for Starting Fast, Growing Quickly, and Surviving Hard Times
A guide to out-innovating, out-executing, and out-hustling the competition takes readers inside the author's own office, revealing his ""hiring book,"" memos, files, and dictaphone reports. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.
No Excuses: Take Responsibility for Your Own Success
Morgan James Publishing
In a lifetime of achievement---creating a major commercial construction company, raising a family, traveling the world and teaching the principles of success to thousands---David Neenan treasures most his mistakes, failures and troubles. When his company faced a loss greater than his net worth, David learned how to lead an effective organization. When an immune disorder made it almost impossible to stand, he learned how to heal himself. When he ...
No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life (The Great Courses Philosophy & Intellectual History, Part ...
The Teaching Company
12 Audio CDs and Course Guidebooks in clamshell cases. 12 Lectures/30 minutes per lecture. Existentialism is a philosophy of life, a philosophy about who we are. The ultimate intent of the course is not only to inform the viewer about a very exciting philosophy but also to enrich his or her life and make all of us think about who we are in a very new and bold way.
No More Excuses (10th Anniversary Edition): Be the Man God Made You To Be
Men look up to the guys who can take a hit and keep going. We respect the fighter who picks himself up off the canvas after a knock-out punch and hangs in until the final bell. The quarterback who gets blindsided but doesn't fumble the ball earns our approval. Physical toughness like this is admirable, but it takes more than guts to become the men God made us to be, especially when the struggles we face are personal and close to the heart. The ...
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