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Hiring for Attitude: A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting and Selecting People with Both Tremendous Skills ...
Praise for HIRING FOR ATTITUDE “Success in business starts with finding great talent that will thrive within your company culture. Hiring for Attitude combines valuable insights with relatable examples, giving you the tools to recruit the right talent for your organization and reduce your risk of mishires.” —BRENT RASMUSSEN, President of CareerBuilder North America “Caesars brings our brands to life through the attitude of our ...
The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Claiming that most textbooks and popular history books were written by biased left-wing writers and scholars, historian Thomas Woods offers this guide as an alternative to "the stale and predictable platitudes of mainstream texts." Covering the colonial era through the Clinton administration, Woods seeks to debunk some persistent myths about American history. For instance, he writes, the Puritans were not racists intent on stealing the Indians' ...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding. His starting point is moral intuition—the nearly instantaneous perceptions we all have about other people and the things ...
The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy And Its Geostrategic Imperatives
As the twentieth century draws to a close, the United States has emerged as the world’s only superpower: no other nation possesses comparable military and economic power or has interests that bestride the globe. Yet the critical question facing America remains unanswered: What should be the nation’s global strategy for maintaining its exceptional position in the world? Zbigniew Brzezinski tackles this question head-on in this incisive and ...
The Handbook of Employee Benefits: Health and Group Benefits 7/E
The essential resource for designing and implementing employee benefits—bringing you up to date on critical new industry changes For nearly three decades, HR professionals and consultants have depended on The Handbook of Employee Benefits for authoritative answers to their questions about designing and implementing competitive employee benefits packages. Covering everything from general objectives to costs, this classic reference ...
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
Islam expert Robert Spencer reveals Islam's ongoing, unshakable quest for global conquest and why the West today faces the same threat as the Crusaders did--and what we can learn from their experience. A clarion call for the defense of the West before it is too late." -- Ibn Warraq, author "A much-needed antidote to the poisonous propaganda that compromises our current battle against jihadist murder." -- Bruce Thornton, historian "An enormous ...
The Politically Intelligent Leader: Dealing with the Dilemmas of a High-Stakes Educational Environment
Patricia Clark White
Thomas R. Harvey
Today's educational leaders are often caught in a world of rising expectations and diminishing resources_the political pressures are enormous. Those in the business of education often feel ill prepared and apprehensive about their ability to deal with a high-stakes political environment. The Politically Intelligent Leader helps leaders at all levels learn more about themselves and their own political styles. It provides strategies for delivering ...
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats
Newtrends Publishing, Inc.
This well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Sally Fallon dispels the myths of the current low-fat fad in this practical, entertaining guide to a can-do diet that is both nutritious and ...
HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources
“This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective.” —Edward E. Lawler III, Professor, University of Southern California “This book is a crucial blueprint of what it takes to succeed. A must have for every HR professional.” —Lynda Gratton, Professor, London Business School “One single concept changed the HR world forever: ...
Political Savvy: Systematic Approaches to Leadership Behind the Scenes
Joel R. DeLuca
Evergreen Business Group
While most people are wary or organization politics, politically savvy leaders know how to manage them. They take initiative, and they forge consensus. Ultimately, they help others maximize their impact, so the organization can continue to thrive in a highly competitive future. Insprirational leadership without a firm grounding in organization politics risks becoming hollow rhetoric. Political Savvy discusses how successful leaders at all ...
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories
James Finn Garner
In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times. These hilarious adaptations satirize and sanitize the sexist, racist, nationalist, ageist, sizeist, ethnocentrist, and phallocentrist biases of classic bedtime stories. Familiar exploits of beloved characters are related from a respectful, prejudice-free perspective: the Emperor is ...
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Politically Incorrect Guides)
Everything you should know--but PC professors won't teach--about our Western heritage Western civilization is the envy of the globe. It has given to the world universally accepted understandings of human rights (rooted in Judeo-Christian principles), created standards for art, music, and literature that have never been equaled, and originated political and social systems that have spread all across the planet. Unfortunately, the fog of ...
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution (Politically Incorrect Guides)
Kevin R. C. Gutzman
The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. Yet numerous federal judges--led by the Supreme Court--have used the Constitution as a blank check to substitute their own views on hot-button issues such as abortion, capital punishment, and samesex marriage for perfectly constitutional laws enacted by We the People through our elected representatives. Now, The Politically ...
Break Your Own Rules: How to Change the Patterns of Thinking that Block Women's Paths to Power
New York Times Bestseller How women can make it to the top by adopting the new rules of leadership Women hold just 11 percent of the most senior-level leadership positions in U.S. Corporations—a number that hasn't changed in over 30 years. How can women break through? Break Your Own Rules distills the six faulty assumptions (or "rules") most women follow that get in the way—then delivers the correlating new rules that promise to clear ...
Martin Van Buren : The Romantic Age of American Politics (Signature Series)
American Political Biography Press
Based upon extensive use of the Van Buren papers and other basic primary sources of the period, this is a readable, authoitative biography of the 8th President of the United States and a close political ally of Andrew Jackson, and later upholder of the Jacksonian tradition.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Vietnam War (The Politically Incorrect Guides)
The Vietnam War was a tragic and dismal failureat least that is what the mainstream media and history books would have you believe. Yet, Phillip Jennings sets the record straight in The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to the Vietnam War . In this latest P.I.G.”, Jennings shatters culturally-accepted myths and busts politically incorrect lies that liberal pundits and leftist professors have been telling you for years. The Vietnam War was ...
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War (The Politically Incorrect Guides)
H. W. Crocker III
Think you know the Civil War? You don't know the full story until you read The Politically Incorrect GuideTM to the Civil War Bestselling author and former Conservative Book Club editor H. W. Crocker III offers a quick and lively study of America's own Iliad--the Civil War--in this provocative and entertaining addition to The Politically Incorrect GuideTM series. In The Politically Incorrect GuideTM to the Civil War Crocker profiles ...
Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization
CAPTURE THE ONBOARDING MARGIN WITH THE “4 PILLARS” OF SUCCESSFUL ONBOARDING “Bringing a new employee on board can be the start of a rewarding relationship or the beginning of a missed opportunity. This smart book can teach you how to make the most of each employee’s career starting on Day One.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE NEW MIND “This book has the potential to change the way that we think about new hires and ...
Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power
By 1991, following the disintegration first of the Soviet bloc and then of the Soviet Union itself, the United States was left standing tall as the only global super-power. The 21st century seemed destined to be yet another American century. But that optimism did not last long as the stock market bubble and the costly foreign unilateralism of the younger Bush presidency, as well as the financial catastrophe of 2008 jolted America – and much of ...
Peters Projection World Map - Laminated
The Peters Projection World Map is an equal area projection. That means that one square inch anywhere on the map is an equal number of square miles. All the countries of the world are represented at true size and true proportion. This is one of the few commercially available maps that is fair to all peoples. Most maps drastically enlarge the size of the Northern hemisphere countries and diminish the size of the Southern hemisphere countries. ...
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