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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Intellect Ltd, 2013

In this day and age, when art has become more of a commodity and art school graduates are convinced that they can only make a living from their work by attaining gallery representation, it is more important than ever to show the reality of how a professional, contemporary artist sustains a creative practice over time. The forty essays collected in Living and Sustaining a Creative Life are written in the artists’ own voices and take the form ...


Sustaining Strategic Readers: Techniques for Supporting Content Literacy in Grades 6-12
Valerie Ellery, Jennifer L. Rosenboom

International Reading Association, 2011

Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you'll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students. Organized to make planning and teaching both easy and effective, the chapters offer: * Highly effective ...


Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining ...
John M. Bryson

Jossey-Bass, 2011

Praise for Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations "This is an immensely valuable resource for leaders, professionals, researchers, and other participants in public and nonprofit settings. Anyone professing competence in public and nonprofit management needs to know what Bryson says about strategic planning and management." —Hal G. Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of Georgia; author, ...


Sustaining the Law - Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters
Gordon A. Madsen

BYU Studies, 2014

Here is an extensive look at the legal encounters of Joseph Smith, prophet and organizer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout his life, legal issues became familiar to him, with enormous impacts. One cannot come to grips with the life and accomplishments of Joseph Smith without studying his numerous encounters with judges, lawyers, judicial procedures, legal transactions, and legal principles. This book is a first step ...


Initiating And Sustaining The Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide
James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, ...

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013

The revised Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role A Practical Guide,Second Edition focuses on the evolution of the CNL role and creating a greater inter-professional collaboration with the community as well as academic and clinical partners. The text emphasizes inter-professional collaboration, accountability care organizations, transitions in care, evidence-based practice, and improvement science. While this text is intended ...


Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Brian Walker PhD, David Salt

Island Press, 2006

Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the situation in the first place: more control, more intensification, and greater efficiency. "Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing ...


Cengage Advantage Books: Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2011

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The ...


Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change
Shawn Achor

Crown Business, 2013

Why are some people able to make positive change while others remain the same?  In his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage , Harvard trained researcher Shawn Achor described why happiness is the precursor to greater success. This book is about what comes before both.  Because before we can be happy or successful, we need to first develop the ability to see that positive change is possible. Only once we learn to see the world ...


Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2014

SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is fully updated with the latest statistics and reports of ...


The Dance of Change: The challenges to sustaining momentum in a learning organization (A fifth discipline ...
Peter M. Senge

Crown Business, 1999

Since Peter Senge published his groundbreaking book The Fifth Discipline , he and his associates have frequently been asked by the business community: "How do we go beyond the first steps of corporate change? How do we sustain momentum?" They know that companies and organizations cannot thrive today without learning to adapt their attitudes and practices. But companies that establish change initiatives discover, after initial success, that even ...


The Sustaining Utterance: Discourses on Chassidic Thought
Adin Steinsaltz

Koren Publishers Jerusalem, 2014

The Sustaining Utterance is a collection of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz's oral teachings on the second book of the Tanya, Shaar HaYichud VeHaEmunah (Gate to Unity and Faith), also known as Chinuch Katan (Education of the Child), written by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the 18th-century founder of the Chabad movement. In this book, Rabbi Steinsaltz addresses profound questions relating to our knowledge of God and the world, and brings new ...


Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second ...

NYU Press, 2012

Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures of their home countries. Rather, modern immigrants would base their identities on their religions. The landscape of U.S. immigration has changed dramatically since Herberg first published his theory. Most of today’s immigrants are Asian or Latino, ...


The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: ...
Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, ...

Oxford University Press, 2013

This major new work updates and significantly expands The Hastings Center's 1987 Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care of the Dying . Like its predecessor, this second edition will shape the ethical and legal framework for decision-making on treatment and end-of-life care in the United States. This groundbreaking work incorporates 25 years of research and innovation in clinical care, law, and policy. It is written ...


Finding Organic Church: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Sustaining Authentic Christian Communities
Frank Viola

David C. Cook, 2009

From the bestselling author of Reimagining Church comes an essential guide that provides practical, effective tools for finding vibrant Christian communities. Driven by a passion for the body of Christ, Frank Viola has written some of today's most authoritative and celebrated works on the growing home, organic, and missional church movements.  Now Viola shares practical keys to a healthy and successful church plant. Viola contends that ...


Sustaining Affirmation
Stephen K. White

Princeton University Press, 2000

In light of many recent critiques of Western modernity and its conceptual foundations, the problem of adequately justifying our most basic moral and political values looms large. Without recourse to traditional ontological or metaphysical foundations, how can one affirm--or sustain--a commitment to fundamentals? The answer, according to Stephen White, lies in a turn to "weak" ontology, an approach that allows for ultimate commitments but at the ...


Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity

Oxford University Press, 2008

The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate. And while many books have focused on the expected ecological consequences, or on the aesthetic, ethical, sociological, or economic dimensions of this loss, Sustaining Life is the first book to examine the full range of potential threats that diminishing biodiversity poses to human health. Edited and written by Harvard Medical School ...


Special Events: Creating and Sustaining a New World for Celebration
Joe Goldblatt

Wiley, 2013

Providing a comprehensive guide to understanding, planning, promoting, and producing special events, this seventh edition of Special Events describes the theory and practice of all aspects of event management. Written for current and future event leaders, the text continues to expand its emphasis on the growing globalization of the profession, taking into account the skills leaders need to deal with other cultures, societies, and business ...


Sustaining the Transformation
U.S. Marine Corps

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

The Corps does two things for America: they make Marines and they win the nation's battles. The ability to successfully accomplish the latter depends on how well the former is done.


Supporting and Sustaining Teachers' Professional Development: A Principal's Guide
Marilyn Tallerico

Corwin, 2005

This text specifically targets busy school principals who want practical suggestions grounded in national NSDC standards for balancing everyday administrative tasks while encouraging teachers' professional growth.


Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining ...
John M. Bryson

Jossey-Bass, 2004

When it was first published more than sixteen years ago, John Bryson's Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations introduced a new and thoughtful strategic planning model. Since then it has become the standard reference in the field. In this completely revised third edition, Bryson updates his perennial bestseller to help today’s leaders enhance organizational effectiveness. This new edition: Features the Strategy Change ...



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