books about: radicals
The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
William N. Thorndike
Harvard Business Review Press
”It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different.” John Templeton What makes a successful CEO? Most people call to mind a familiar definition: a seasoned manager with deep industry expertise.” Others might point to the qualities of today’s so-called celebrity CEOscharisma, virtuoso communication skills, and a confident management style. But what really matters when you run an organization? What ...
True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart
How do you cope when facing life-threatening illness, family conflict, faltering relationships, old trauma, obsessive thinking, overwhelming emotion, or inevitable loss? If you’re like most people, chances are you react with fear and confusion, falling back on timeworn strategies: anger, self-judgment, and addictive behaviors. Though these old, conditioned attempts to control our life may offer fleeting relief, ultimately they leave us feeling ...
Radical Survivor: One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy
"I'm sorry. There were no survivors." Nancy Saltzman tried to absorb the caller's words. Her entire family had perished in a small-plane crash. The caller was wrong, though. There was a survivor--Nancy would have to go on living. She had beaten cancer twice, but how could even the most resilient spirit live through this ultimate loss? chronicles Nancy Saltzman's extraordinary saga: how her early life prepared her for adversity, how true love ...
Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace
Grand Central Publishing
Semler turned his family's business, the aging Semco corporation of Brazil, into the most revolutionary business success story of our time. By eliminating uneeded layers of management and allowing employees unprecedented democracy in the workplace, he created a company that challenged the old ways and blazed a path to success in an uncertain economy.
Radical Unschooling - A Revolution Has Begun-Revised Edition
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Full of brilliant common sense! Mrs. Martin takes us behind the curtain to see in rich detail what alternative education really looks like when it bestows upon its subjects the freedom to choose. Every parent who feels compelled to give their kids into the care of total strangers should read this book. --John Taylor Gatto, Author: Dumbing Us Down And Weapons of Mass Instruction Product Description Radical Unschooling is a progressive parenting ...
Radical Well-being: A biblical guide to overcoming pain, illness, and addictions
What’s blocking you from experiencing total wellness? Research increasingly shows a strong connection between our spiritual life, our emotions, and our physical well being. Yet too often our physical conditions are treated without taking our whole lives into account. In Radical Well-being , Dr. Rita Hancock shows you how your mind, body, and spirit are connected and addresses the factors that can contribute, and even cause, illness, ...
Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret
Incense House Publishing, 2013
Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret is a compelling narrative of James Hudson Taylor's life journey from the time he was studying as a doctor in England to becoming the most renown missionaries to inland China. Hudson Taylor's life of prayer, diligence, humility, and evangelism will compel you to go deeper in your personal life with God, challenging you to live by faith, and cause you to chase your dreams, and face greatest fears. Hudson ...
My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change
Operation Orange Media
In deliberately stark, almost poetic fashion, the first part of this graphic mini-memoir reveals Sam Bracken's harrowing story of growing up in a family best described as a whacked-out version of The Brady Bunch on an episode of Cops, living in rundown apartments and trailers on the fringes of Las Vegas. Mobsters and motorcycle gang members were his role models. Horrifically abused by his wannabe mobster stepfather Leroy and his sadistic older ...
The Mind-Made Prison: Radical Self Help and Personal Transformation
A Self Help and Self Esteem Guide that actually works Is your mind causing you pain and suffering? Do you feel like it is a constant struggle to work towards your goals? Are there thoughts and patterns holding you back that you just can't seem to identify? Do you avoid going for your dreams because of reasons that you know make no "logical sense"? This book is Designed for anyone who ...
Dr. Folkman's War: Angiogenesis and the Struggle to Defeat Cancer
In 1961, twenty-eight-year-old Dr. Judah Folkman saw something while doing medical research in a United States navy lab that gave him the first glimmering of a wild, inspired hunch. What if cancerous tumors, in order to expand, needed to trigger the growth of new blood vessels to feed themselves? And if that was true, what if a way could be found to stop that growth? Could cancers be starved to death? Dr. Folkman had ample reason to be self ...
Pure Freedom: Breaking the Addiction to Pornography
Focus Publishing (MN)
Devotions for a Revolutionary Year: 365 Days of Jesus' Radical Love for You
Great to use on its own or as a companion book, Devotions for a Revolutionary Year expands on the themes of Lynn Cowell’s first book, His Revolutionary Love . In short, easy-to-read daily devotions, Lynn chats to girls about the challenges of growing up as a girl: identity and acceptance, rejection and rebellion, and self-control and surrender. Through Scripture and stories any girl can relate to, Lynn Cowell encourages girls to remember ...
The Deepest Acceptance: Radical Awakening in Ordinary Life
How can we bring an effortless yes to this moment? How do we stop running from "the mess of life"-our predicaments, our frustrations, even our search for liberation-and start flowing with all of it? In small venues throughout the UK and Europe, a young teacher named Jeff Foster is quietly awakening a new generation of spiritual inquirers to the experience of abiding presence and peace in our ever-shifting world. His informal gatherings, blogs, ...
Ladies and Gentlemen: Why the Survival of our Republic Depends on the Revival of Honor
God & Country Press, an imprint of AMG Publishers, 2012
Ladies and Gentlemen studies the history of the terms that once elevated the ideal woman and man and illuminates how the structure of Western society established and maintained the virtues. In contrast, the book demonstrates how three movements—atheism, liberalism, and radical feminism—undercut these ideals, especially in the 20th Century. Rather than a dry history lesson, readers will understand the crucial contributions of government, ...
Radical Grace: Daily Meditations
St. Anthony Messenger Press
Radical Grace is a gospel call to conversion. Richard Rohr invites us to be faithful, to turn to God, to reform our hearts and lives, to call our culture and Church to radical transformation. This collection of 408 meditations spans two decades and combines reflections from Richard Rohr's popular lectures and published and unpublished writings. The meditations follow the Church's liturgical cycle, striking the spirit of each season--Advent, ...
In the same tradition as such bestselling authors as Jack Kornfield and Sharon Salzberg, Insight Meditation teacher Tara Brach has cultivated one of the largest and most active Buddhist meditation communities in the eastern United States. With Radical Self-Acceptance, this gifted guide brings her enthusiasm and depth of experience to a wide new arena of listeners for the first time. "Imagine what it would be like to be without anxiety about your ...
Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World (Popular Science)
Oxford University Press, USA
In Oxygen , Nick Lane takes the reader on an enthralling journey as he unravels the unexpected ways in which oxygen spurred the evolution of life and death. He shows how oxygen underpins the origin of biological complexity, the birth of photosynthesis, the sudden evolution of animals, the need for two sexes, the accelerated aging of cloned animals like Dolly the sheep, and the surprisingly long lives of bats and birds. Drawing on this grand ...
The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Robert B. Grossman
Intended for students of intermediate organic chemistry, this text shows how to write a reasonable mechanism for an organic chemical transformation. The discussion is organized by types of mechanisms and the conditions under which the reaction is executed, rather than by the overall reaction as is the case in most textbooks. Each chapter discusses common mechanistic pathways and suggests practical tips for drawing them. Worked problems are ...
Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online
The explosion of social media blogs, social networking sites, and video sharing sites has ushered in a new era of digital transparency that puts the power to enhance or destroy a reputation in the hands of the consumer. This timely and practical book shows you how to harness the power of social media with crucial, proven tactics and strategies for every phase of online reputation management. Using step-by-step instruction and tested techniques, ...
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