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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Random House, 2007

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.” Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve ...
  
  











  



  
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Edward R. Tufte

Graphics Pr, 2001

The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples. Editing and improving graphics. The data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs. ...
  
  











  



  
Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book
Steve Bowkett

Laurence King Publishing, 2013

This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many others more. Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the user to imagine their own creative solutions ...
  
  











  



  
How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

Pocket Books, 1998

For more than sixty years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this book has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now this previously revised and updated bestseller is available in trade paperback for the first time to help you achieve your maximum potential throughout the next century! Learn: * Three fundamental techniques in handling people * The six ways to make people ...
  
  











  



  
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure)
Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, ...

Oxford University Press, 1977

You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to guide you in the actual process of construction. After a ten-year silence, Christopher Alexander and his colleagues at the Center for Environmental Structure are now publishing a major statement in ...
  
  











  



  
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
Carmine Gallo

St. Martin's Press, 2014

Ideas are the true currency of the twenty-first century. So, in order to succeed you need to be able to sell yourself and your ideas persuasively. The ability to sell yourself and your ideas is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED—which stands for technology, entertainment, and design—brings ...
  
  











  



  
Holy Bible, Keystone Giant Print Presentation Edition: King James Version
Bible

National Publishing, 1997

It's great to have plenty of choices when a Bible that's easy on the eyes and the wallet is called for. All three of these editions feature 15.5-point type that is exceptionally crisp even under subdued lighting conditions. The Presentation Editions flexible, soft imitation leather binding makes it easy to hold and carry. The Deluxe Edition is a classic "preacher's Bible." Bound in buttery-soft genuine leather, it is the prefect gift for ...
  
  











  



  
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, ...

McGraw-Hill, 2011

The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[ Crucial Conversations ] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.” —from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People ...
  
  











  



  
Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real
The Imagineers

Disney Editions, 2010

How can you make dreams come true? Or transform a fantasy into a colorful, exciting world that visitors can move through, touch, and enjoy? Such fabulous work is the daily business of Walt Disney's Imagineers, a core group of creative and highly skilled professional wizards who combine imagination with engineering to create the reality of behind the dreams that comprise the Disney theme parks. In this sequel to the best-selling Walt Disney ...
  
  











  



  
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Daniel H. Pink

Riverhead Books, 2011

The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm—shattering new way to think about motivation. Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others ). In this provocative and persuasive new book, he asserts that the secret to high performance and ...
  
  











  



  
Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior, ...
Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, ...

McGraw-Hill, 2013

In this UPDATED SECOND EDITION (first edition titled " Crucial Confrontations "), you'll learn how to hold anyone accountable, master performance discussions, and get results. Behind the problems that routinely plague our organizations and families, you'll find individuals who are either unwilling or unable to deal with broken promises. Colleagues break a rule, coworkers miss a deadline, friends fail to live up to commitments (or just plain ...
  
  











  



  
Bone, Vol. 2: The Great Cow Race
Jeff Smith

GRAPHIX, 2005

The cornerstone of GRAPHIX, our new graphic novel imprint, BONE is the incredible comic book saga of an unlikely hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil. In THE GREAT COW RACE, volume 2 of this 9-book epic, Fone Bone and his cousins plan to return home after visiting the village of Barrelhaven with Thorn and Gran'ma Ben. But Phoney risks everything on one last get-rich-quick scheme for the town's annual Great Cow Race. As ...
  
  











  



  
Vintage Camera Photo Album
Galison

Galison, 2005

You can almost smell the old pebbly leather on Galison's trompe l'oeil Vintage Camera portable photo album. This camera recalls the days when snapshots were glossy black and white square photos with pinked white edges. Digital? You mean, you have to wind the film mechanically? A very classy little photo album.
  
  











  



  
The Everything Fondue Cookbook: 300 Creative Ideas for Any Occasion
Rhonda Lauret Parkinson

Adams Media, 2004

This exceptional cookbook offers instruction on preparing: - Starters, such as Sesame Beef Appetizer- Lunch and dinner fondues, such as Breaded Red Snapper- Desserts, such as Creamy Caramel Fondue- Breakfast fondues, such as Ham and Cheese Fondue- Healthy choices, such as Dietet's Fondue.
  
  











  



  
Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
Nancy Duarte

John Wiley and Sons, 2010

Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don't resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action. Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author's ...
  
  











  



  
The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People
Gary D Chapman, Paul E. White

Northfield Publishing, 2012

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People, by Gary Chapman and Paul White, applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout. Ideal ...
  
  











  



  
The World of Peter Rabbit (The Original Peter Rabbit, Books 1-23, Presentation Box)
Beatrix Potter

Warne, 2006

All 23 original Tales by Beatrix Potter are available in a beautifully redesigned presentation box. This luxurious box features the new branded design, spot lamination and full-color original Beatrix Potter art, including a pop-up of Peter Rabbit and friends inside the lid. Titles include: #1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit #2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin #3 The Tailor of Gloucester #4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny #5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice ...
  
  











  



  
Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
Oren Klaff

McGraw-Hill, 2011

About the Book: When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a-kind method to raise more than $400 million--and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation. Whether you're selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will ...
  
  











  



  
Lippincott's Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards by Sanjiv Harpavat and Sahar Nissim, Third Edition
Sanjiv Harpavat MD, Sahar Nissim MD

LWW, 2011

This best-selling microbiology deck is now more up-to-date and high-yield than ever. Each card features a microorganism on the front and details its clinical presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment on the back. Full-color clinical photos, schematics, and algorithms allow you to test yourself, identify pathogens, classify organisms, and prepare for end-of-course exams and the USMLE Step 1.   Use study time effectively with this ...
  
  











  



  
slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations
Nancy Duarte

O'Reilly Media, 2008

No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, the odds are high that you've delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, your boss, your customers, or the general public. Presentation software is one of the few tools that requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natural, or actively taught in schools or business training programs. ...
  
  











  








   



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