books about: socially
The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us: 7 Choices That Shape a Socially Responsible Life
SAGE Publications, Inc, 2011
Social problems in our global community are complex and seem intractable. Most of us would like to help, but don’t feel that as individuals we can make a difference. But a particular type of person confronts such problems head on—a person that best-selling authors Frank LaFasto and Carl Larson call the humanitarian leader . Based on their groundbreaking research, LaFasto and Larson trace an inner path of seven critical choices. The path ...
Igniting Inspiration: A Persuasion Manual For Visionaries
Booksurge Publishing, 2008
In this provocative book, communication expert John Marshall Roberts exposes the hidden dynamics of inspiration. In so doing, he unveils a bold new paradigm for creating inspirational media and messaging called Worldview Thinking(tm). A seamless blend of systems theory, developmental psychology, and common sense, this new framework allows socially conscious people-marketers, business leaders, and activists-to design messages that systematically ...
Summer Fit Second to Third Grade: Prepare Second Graders Mentally, Physically and Socially for Third Grade.
Summer Fit Learning
Summer Fit contains grade appropriate, basic skill activities in reading, writing, math and language arts. The daily fitness component is a fun and easy-to-use exercise routine that gets children moving on a daily basis and is designed to help children build healthy exercise habits while away from school. Children choose from Aerobic, Strength and Sport activities using a Fitness Index developed by professional trainers, school coaches and ...
Quirky, Yes---Hopeless, No: Practical Tips to Help Your Child with Asperger's Syndrome Be More Socially ...
St. Martin's Griffin, 2009
In Quirky, Yes—Hopeless, No , Dr. Cynthia La Brie Norall and Beth Brust present short lessons, structured around specific topics from A-Z that address the social challenges faced by Asperger’s children and teens. Since everyday “people skills” do not come naturally to children with Asperger’s, they need training in such simple activities as: • How to greet others and make eye contact •How to let go and move on to new tasks ...
Mission, Inc.: The Practitioners Guide to Social Enterprise (Social Venture Network)
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009
Business has the power to change the world, but some businesses embrace that opportunity more aggressively than others do. Social enterprises put their change mission first – what they sell or what service they provide is a means to accomplishing a larger goal, rather than an end in itself. Their front-and-center commitment to doing good makes social enterprises immensely attractive. But if you want to run one successfully, you have to manage ...
Nobody Don't Love Nobody: Lessons on Love from the School With No Name
Gold Leaf Pr
Stacey Bess spent eleven years teaching children at the School With No Name, a classroom in a community homeless shelter. The book is a compilation of stories that take a look into the lives of underprivelaged children. They are stories of love and anger, of fear warmed by triumph, of loss tinged with hope. They are stories you will never forget.
Socially Accepted: A Self-Help Book for the Socially Awkward
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Socially Accepted is a book uniquely written for those who struggle in the art of being social. Being Socially Accepted is based on the idea of presence -- to be able to walk confidently to any man or woman -- and instantly build rapport through the creation of a meaningful connection. Capitalizing on the power of Being Socially Accepted can lead to many great opportunities ---- such as new friends, lovers, job ...
Easier Networking For the Introvert and Socially Reluctant: A 4-Step Guide That's Natural, Stress-Free and ...
All Things Career, 2014
To have a successful career, it’s imperative to have a good, strong network of people with whom you’ve formed relationships. Whether you’re doing a job search, going for a promotion, or hunting for your next great business deal, you will succeed only with and through the relationships you form with others. Yet, the standard advice on how to network to develop these relationships doesn’t usually work for Introverts and the Socially ...
Heed Your Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality, and Business
David M. Howitt
Atria Books/Beyond Words
Heed Your Call is about embracing the power of and. It is for the person who has come to a place in life where toiling away at work in pursuit of the American dream just isn’t worth the punishment anymore. It is for the professional who wants to feel more connected and fulfilled, the spiritual seeker who believes gaining wealth diminishes the sacred, the innovator being stifled creatively, and the people who want to become the heroes of their ...
Socially Smart: Twitter Plus Facebook, Marketing Multipliers And Brand Boosters
Rolando Gomez, who maintains a high Klout score for social interaction and engagement, explains some tips, strategies and techniques to help build your brand. He'll describe some ideas that might help you in gaining that "infamous" Twitter verified blue checkmark like the one found on his personal Twitter account. Learn how to gain followers, get celebrities and other verified Twitter accounts to follow you and tweet your name out to millions of ...
Autism in the School-Aged Child
Autism Family Press
The purpose of this book is to build on the strong foundation of discrete trial training, expanding the ability of the higher-functioning child with autism to learn in "real world" settings. The established principles of behavioral interventions, which are instrumental in the education of children with autism, are often discarded as the child matures. These principles are more difficult to establish in the natural setting of school or home, ...
Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth (7th Edition)
James M. Kauffman
For the introductory, characteristics course in Behavior Disorders. This market-leading text provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, research- based introduction to emotional and behavioral disorders. It describes all major types of disorders across the age range of preschooler through adolescent and is organized around five basic concepts: the nature of disorders and the conceptual approaches to them; assessment; major casual factors; facets of ...
The Green to Gold Business Playbook: How to Implement Sustainability Practices for Bottom-Line Results in ...
Daniel C. Esty
"Implement the green strategies outlined in Dan Esty's and Andrew Winston’s bestseller Green to Gold" Hard-nosed business advice for gaining competitive advantage through sustainability action in buildings and operations, information technology, product design, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and transportation, marketing, accounting, and other key business functions Whether you are a climate change skeptic or an environmentalist, ...
The Girls' Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes in the Tween Years
Woodbine House, 2012
Here’s a book just for girls beginning a new phase of their lives! This appealing and easy-to-follow guide for girls with intellectual disabilities is an introduction to the physical and emotional changes they’ll encounter during puberty. Written on a third-grade reading level for preteens or young teenaged girls to read by themselves or with a parent, it’s filled with age-appropriate facts, realistic illustrations and photos, icons, and a ...
Under the Social Influence: Going From Reckless to Responsible in Today’s Socially Distracted Society
Morgan James Publishing
Each part of ""Under the Social Influence"" captures specific (positive and negative) influences that can impact a successful life and career. It uses examples of what generally happens, unique and sometimes humorous stories of what went wrong and then methods for altering the reader’s behavior as they grow and mature. The book appeals to Gen Y workers seeking their first “real” job, employers looking to figure out why their millennial ...
Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America's Children
Geraldlynn is a lively, astute 14-year-old. Her family, displaced by Hurricane Katrina, returns home to find a radically altered public education system. Geraldlynn's parents hope their daughter's new school will prepare her for college--but the teenager has ideals and ambitions of her own. Aidan is a fresh-faced Harvard grad drawn to New Orleans by the possibility of bringing change to a flood-ravaged city. He teaches at an ambitious charter ...
Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition: A Complete System for Education ...
Ennio Cipani PhD
Keven M. Schock MA BCBA
Springer Publishing Company
"As a teaching and instructional guide, Functional Behavior Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment is a first-rate resource for students and young professionals new to the field of ABA or looking to expand their knowledge and practice competencies."-- New England Psychologist "[This book provides] the practicing behavior analyst [with] a well-grounded tool in completing the process from analysis to treatment. I highly recommend the book for ...
Just Good Business: The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2008
CSR can help companies build customer loyalty, recruit and retain employees, and stand out in a crowded marketplace. But to be most effective CSR must be intimately connected to the corporate brand—it must reinforce a company’s unique identity, be an integral part of how a company tells its story. How can your company make the most of this potential competitive advantage? In Just Good Business, Kellie McElhaney shows leaders and managers ...
Engagement Marketing: How Small Business Wins in a Socially Connected World
A definitive guide to growing your small business through "Engagement Marketing" As a small business owner, you've always relied on word-of-mouth referrals to grow your business. Thanks to social media—and its nimble partner, mobile technology—it's now easier than ever to turn customers and clients into engaged fans who spread the word about your business across a variety of online platforms. And that's what Engagement Marketing is all ...
Between a Rock and a Socially Awkward Place
"Between a Rock and a Socially Awkward Place" is the first collection of gag comics by Chris Allison of ToonHole.com notoriety. It's not likely to be his last. The book is 100 pages of full color comics, including some that haven't been published on the site before, and some that have been recolored for publication.
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