books about: persistence
Scrappy Women in Business: Living Proof that Bending the Rules Isn't Breaking the Law (Scrappy About)
Happy About, 2010
Although some people make it look easy, the reality is that the path to success is often convoluted and messy. It's tempting to believe that the professionals surrounding us somehow have their act completely together while we lurch fitfully onward, but the real story is often much more complicated and chaotic. This refreshingly honest book provides welcome reassurance for every businesswoman who's ever wondered, "Is it me, or has the whole rest ...
Mnevermind 1: The Persistence of Memory
Jordan Castillo Price
Every day, Daniel Schroeder breaks his father's heart. While forgetting your problems won't solve them, it does seem like it would make life a heck of a lot easier. Daniel thought so once. Now he knows better. He and Big Dan have always been close, which makes it all the more difficult to break the daily news: the last five years were nothing like his father remembers. They're both professionals in the memory field-they even run their own ...
David C. Cook
From best-selling author Francis Chan ( Crazy Love and Forgotten God ) comes a picture book for children 4 to 8. Halfway Herbert never completes anything. Homework remains half done, his room stays only partly clean, and dinner is never finished. Halfway Herbert somehow gets by. But when he tells a half-truth, he learns the importance of honesty and of following God with all his heart. Through Chan's trademark teaching and ...
Load Balancing Servers, Firewalls, and Caches
From an industry insider--a close look at high-performance, end-to-end switching solutions Load balancers are fast becoming an indispensable solution for handling the huge traffic demands of the Web. Their ability to solve a multitude of network and server bottlenecks in the Internet age ranges from dramatic improvements in server farm scalability to removing the firewall as a network bottleneck. This book provides a detailed, up-to-date, ...
The Duck Song
A determined duck pleads for grapes at the most unlikely of places: a lemonade stand. The story and song in this comical, musical picture book will delight both adults and children, who can play the song aloud with the touch of a button on the cover while learning important lessons about persistence and compassion. A music CD featuring 12 original children’s songs is included.
Implementing Domain-Driven Design
“For software developers of all experience levels looking to improve their results, and design and implement domain-driven enterprise applications consistently with the best current state of professional practice, Implementing Domain-Driven Design will impart a treasure trove of knowledge hard won within the DDD and enterprise application architecture communities over the last couple decades.” –Randy Stafford, Architect At-Large, ...
MediKnow Publishing, 2010
47 Hearts Is About Dreams It Is a Story of Passion, a Tale of Purpose, a Saga of Persistence. It is about how you too can turn a life of meaningless meandering into one of purposeful passion - and see all your dreams come true! "47 Hearts" is a short, sweet and superbly compiled collection of 47 deeply inspiring and incredibly powerful principles that will change the way you think, work and live. The 47 simple principles in this book ...
Think and Grow Rich: The Original 1937 Unedited Edition
Napoleon Hill Foundation
As Executive Director of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, I receive many requests from people wanting the original 1937 copy of Think and Grow Rich. To satisfy those of you who desire to have a 1937 unedited copy, we have reproduced Napoleon Hill’s personal copy of the first edition, printed in March of 1937. The book has the notation, “not to be loaned,” and signed: Annie Lou Hill (the wife of Dr. Hill). This personal copy of Dr. Hill’s ...
Bermuda's Triangle: A Misplaced Adventure
Karen Jones, 2012
Screeching violins, rasping clarinets, and drums beaten to death were just the beginning. Bermuda longed to be part of the school orchestra. She tried countless instruments, but couldn’t make any of them produce pleasing sounds. Her parents were ready to give up. Her music teacher was at her wit’s end. But her friends had an idea. Bermuda's Triangle is a musical adventure for bedtime or anytime. Written to be read aloud to children of any ...
Cracking the $$ Code: What Successful Men Know And You Don't (Yet)
Cracking the $$ Code sets forth important code cracking lessons that successful men just know and women just don't, but can easily learn. Whether you are a professional, have your own business, work for a corporation or are considering re-entering the workforce, this book provides practial getting-ahead lessons from a successful woman who has learned it in the trenches. Learn to recognize your own value and get paid what you deserve. You must ...
The Persistent Desire: A Femme-Butch Reader
Gay & Lesbian Studies, Homosexuality, Women's Studies
Work Your Strengths: A Scientific Process to Identify Your Skills and Match Them to the Best Career for You
Ever feel like you're in the wrong job, maybe even the wrong career? You may be right. But before you make another move, consider this: your brain is hardwired with a unique combination of 12 different Executive Skills -the cognitive strengths that determine how well you will perform in a particular role. Your strongest and weakest Executive Skills can make the difference between big-time career success and years of disappointment and failure. ...
Persistence of Dreams
Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2008
To find a whole-hearted love, they had to lose everything Sequel to Dreams for Stones Luz Montalvo was a carefree college student until her parents died in a car crash. Frantic not to lose her younger siblings to foster care, Luz took them on the run. After nearly a year scraping by as an apartment manager, she’s just beginning to feel safe when she discovers her newest tenant is her worst nightmare. Charles Larimore, a Denver ...
Stick with It: Mastering the Art of Adherence
This groundbreaking book includes Winning Insights from... JPMorgan * The Container Store * Fossil * KidKraft * National Motor Club * Sears * Southwest Airlines * The Hartford * UCLA Health Center * and more! There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all strategy, especially in today's highly complex and competitive world of business. But there is such a thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to business success . . . it's called the Art of ...
Designing Solutions with COM+ Technologies (Pro - Developer)
A thorough working knowledge of the Microsoft "RM" Component Object Model (COM) and COM+ technologies is a prerequisite for effective design and implementation in today's networked Microsoft Windows "RM" operating environment. But many development teams, during the design and implementation phases of their projects, encounter generic COM+ issues that have already been worked through by other developers. COM+ Software Architecture documents these ...
The New Think & Grow Rich: An Unauthorized Re-Presentation of Napoleon Hill's Success Classic
Morgan James Publishing
The ?Next Generation? in the science of personal achievement takes yesterday's classic and brings it into the new age with female, intercultural, international, and Quantum sensitivity.
Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery
Teens talk to adults about how they develop motivation and mastery Through the voices of students themselves, Fires in the Mind brings a game-changing question to teachers of adolescents: What does it take to get really good at something? Starting with what they already know and do well, teenagers from widely diverse backgrounds join a cutting-edge dialogue with adults about the development of mastery in and out of school. Their insights frame ...
The Fish That Got Away
Clownfish Press, 2013
"The Fish That Got Away" is a fun, picture book about a little boy named Jack. Jack is going fishing for the first time with his two older brothers. Jack has a dream of catching a big fish, and he wants to prove to his brothers that he can do it. This book is appropriate for all children ages preschool through grade school. "The Fish That Got Away" contains 19 full-color illustrations, and the story is told in rhymes. It teaches the child ...
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