books about: persistence
Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
Think and Grow Rich has been called the "Granddaddy of All Motivational Literature." It was the first book to boldly ask, "What makes a winner?" The man who asked and listened for the answer, Napoleon Hill, is now counted in the top ranks of the world's winners himself. The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort" to produce the "Law of Success" philosophy that forms the basis of ...
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 ...
Think and Grow Rich
Think and grow rich is the most important financial book ever written. Napoleon Hill researched more than forty millionaires to find out what made them the men that they were. In this book he imparts that knowledge to you. Once you've read this book you will understand what gives certain people an edge over everyone else. By following the advice laid out clearly in this book you'll be the one with an edge. It's time to stop wondering what it's ...
The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility (The Princeton Economic History of the ...
Princeton University Press
How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does this influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality, The Son Also Rises proves that movement on the social ladder has changed little over eight centuries. Using a novel technique--tracking family names over generations to measure social mobility ...
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cold Equations: The Persistence of Memory: Book One
Pocket Books/Star Trek, 2012
Book One in the New York Times bestselling trilogy set in the expanded universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation ! A BRAZEN HEIST Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Enterprise crew race to find out who has stolen Data’s android brother B-4—and for what sinister purpose. A BROKEN PROMISE One desperate father risks all for the son he abandoned forty years ago—but is he ready to pay the price for redemption? A DARING MISSION ...
Bermuda's Triangle: A Misplaced Adventure
Karen Jones, 2014
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 ...
The Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life
New World Library, 2012
Early life is all about trial-and-error practice. If we’d given up in the face of failure, repetition, and difficulty, we’d never have learned to walk, tie our shoes, or ride a bike. So why, as adults, do we often throw in the towel when at first we don’t succeed? Modern life’s technological speed, habitual multitasking, and promises of instant gratification don’t help. But in his study of how we learn (prompted by his experiences as a ...
Pride and Persistence
Undaunted by a threatening storm, Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pemberley insists he must deliver his letter to Miss Elizabeth Bennet–– then tragedy strikes. Riddled with guilt, Elizabeth comes to the aid of the comatose Mr. Darcy and stays by his side until he regains consciousness. She soon learns that although Mr. Darcy has awoken, he has not returned to himself. And with no memory of his first disastrous proposal, he has concluded that there is ...
70 Tips on Persistence
Lee Werrell, 2014
Do You Suffer From Only Doing Half A Job? Do You Fail To Keep Momentum? All That Can Be History With These 70 Tips On Persistence! In this guide, we have provided 70 tips designed to motivate you and give you persistence to never give up on your dreams and ambitions. But the truth is that nobody can motivate anybody to do anything. The only thing a person can do is offer them the inspiration and incentive they need to motivate themselves. ...
Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
In the third edition of his highly acclaimed book, Bonilla-Silva continues to challenge color-blind thinking. He has now extended this challenge with a new chapter on Obama's election addressing the apparent miracle of a black man elected as the 44th President of the nation despite the fact that racial progress has stagnated since the 1980s and, in some areas, even regressed. In contrast to those who believe the election of President Obama is a ...
Think and Grow Rich
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
With over 20 million copies of Think and Grow Rich sold at the time of its author’s death in 1970, Napoleon Hill’s most significant and successful book is aimed to teach its readers how they can be become significant and successful themselves – and he should know, having once served as an adviser to FDR. At the behest of no less a magnate than Andrew Carnegie, Hill used his earlier guide, The Law of Success, as a basis for this ...
NoSQL Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Emerging World of Polyglot Persistence
Pramod J. Sadalage
The need to handle increasingly larger data volumes is one factor driving the adoption of a new class of nonrelational “NoSQL” databases. Advocates of NoSQL databases claim they can be used to build systems that are more performant, scale better, and are easier to program. NoSQL Distilled is a concise but thorough introduction to this rapidly emerging technology. Pramod J. Sadalage and Martin Fowler explain how NoSQL ...
The Think and Grow Rich Action Pack
Published around the world, this book has become an undisputed classic in the field of motivational literature. Inspired by Andrew Carnegie, it has been cited by many as the "calling card" that propelled countless numbers to fame and fortune and is the standard against which all other motivational material is measured. Think and Grow Rich and The Think and Grow Rich Action Pack have single-handedly changed the lives of millions of men, women and ...
Mnevermind 1: The Persistence of Memory
JCP Books, LLC, 2012
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 ...
Intro To Make It Happen: The First 11 Practices for Peak Performers
Dream Board Media, 2013
Despite living in a world of abundance, many people still feel unsuccessful, over scheduled, tired, and unhappy. Yet there seems to be an elite group of people who “get it.” They catch all the breaks, accomplish more in a day, make more money in their business ventures, bounce back from trials faster, and always have their lives in order. Are they just lucky, or is there some sort of secret most of us are missing? Michelle McCullough has ...
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, ...
So Much Reform, So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools
Charles M. Payne
Harvard Education Press
This frank and courageous book explores the persistence of failure in today s urban schools. At its heart is the argument that most education policy discussions are disconnected from the daily realities of urban schools, especially those in poor and beleaguered neighborhoods. Charles M. Payne argues that we have failed to account fully for the weakness of the social infrastructure and the often dysfunctional organizational environments of urban ...
Mastering the Art of Quitting: Why It Matters in Life, Love, and Work
Da Capo Lifelong Books
Find out why the happiest, most successful people have the ability both to persist and to quit. In a culture that perceives quitting as a last resort and urges us to hang in, Mastering the Art of Quitting tackles our tendencies to overanalyze, ruminate, and put a positive spin on goals that have outlived their usefulness. Bestselling author Peg Streep and psychotherapist Alan Bernstein demonstrate that persistence alone isn't ...
Beginning Java EE 7
Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) continues to be one of the leading Java technologies and platforms. Beginning Java EE 7 is the first tutorial book on Java EE 7. Step by step and easy to follow, this book describes many of the Java EE 7 specifications and reference implementations, and shows them in action using practical examples. This definitive book also uses the newest version of GlassFish to deploy and administer the code ...
Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification
American Psychological Association / Oxford University Press
"Character" has become a front-and-center topic in contemporary discourse, but this term does not have a fixed meaning. Character may be simply defined by what someone does not do, but a more active and thorough definition is necessary, one that addresses certain vital questions. Is character a singular characteristic of an individual, or is it composed of different aspects? Does character--however we define it--exist in degrees, or is it simply ...
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