Business/Self-Help

The Unvarnished Torah

Sidney Mishkin is a practicing Jew who loves and respects the Torah. He analyzes the Torah's texts with unique observations, questions that should be asked and well-considered answers that give the Tradition a vote but not a veto. For example, Mishkin writes why he thinks the Akeda was also Abraham's test of God. He asks why God told Moses at the Burning Bush to misrepresent to Pharaoh God's plan to free the Israelites form Egypt. He also makes the case that the Israelites were forced laborers in Egypt, not slaves. He demonstrates that the Exodus from Egypt was leisurely and...

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Unflappable

Children always seem to have an idea as to what they want to be when they grow up. However, in the case of Carolyn Elizabeth Mosby-Williams, her destiny was developing right before her very eyes, even though she did not see it until she grew up. Unflappable, documents the first 40 years in the life of Gary, Indiana native Carolyn E. Mosby-Williams, a veteran public relations and marketing professional who is currently the chief marketing officer for a global not-for-profit service organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Born into a family already seasoned with age and older children, Mosby-Williams introduces readers...

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THRIVE

Our lives are filled to the max with stuff: iPhone® 4 (and we can't wait for a 5G model), 60-inch LCD flat-screen televisions (though now we need the 3-D version), numerous sports lessons to which we drag our children (you know, because they're going to be future NBA/NFL stars), seventy-hour workweeks, Facebook accounts, Twitter accounts, blogs. No matter what and how much we have, and no matter how many things we try to add into our day, it's never enough. We have more than the previous generation could ever imagine, so why are our lives flooded with devastating amounts of...

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Spiral Impact

Eliminate struggle. Harness the power of the spiral to achieve your desired outcomes – and do “it” with grace and ease. Karen Valencic blends her expertise in the martial art aikido, with performance improvement, and science. She illustrates how to use conflict creatively, focus energy and make solid decisions to generate the power to get what you want done with grace.

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Smart from the Start: Money

Smart from the Start: Money is an easy to understand and necessary book for people entering the "real world." In a conversational, easy-to-read style, this book covers common financial decisions young people often face when first starting out on their own. Smart from the Start: Money is uniquely written so each chapter covers a common financial situation. Need advice on buying a car or renting an apartment? Don't understand your insurance deductible or 401(k) options? Confused by all the fine print on your credit card statement? This book has it covered…and then some. This book is not for: • People who...

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Sleuthing the Truth in the Media

Sleuthing the Truth in the Media was written for all media consumers who thirst for honest and factual information in mass communications. Straight forward, accessible, relevant for all who are interested in accuracy, Sleuthing the Truth in the Media supports the quest of responsible citizens for informative and truthful media. Peppered with clear examples, Sleuthing the Truth in the Media offers tools to help readers decode the complexities of news reports and advertisements. Readers build skills necessary for becoming proficient truth-seekers as they interact with a variety of traditional and newer forms of news media streams. Readers of Sleuthing the...

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Single. Women. Entrepreneurs.

The number of unmarried adult women actually outnumbers the number or married women for the first time in US history, according to the Population Reference Bureau, in October, 2010. Women are now earning more, going to college and graduate schools more, and finding ways to become more independent. Also, according to the Kauffman Foundation, single, divorced and widowed women start more businesses as entrepreneurs than men in their respective categories. This book interviews 30 single women entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. to discern why they started their original businesses, what the perceived advantages and disadvantages are for the single woman entrepreneur,...

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Relationships Gone Wild

To form relationships with others is easy; this comes as natural as learning to walk for most people. You struggle at first but eventually you're running; that's the easy part. The problem we have is not forming relationships but trying to maintain these relationships past the getting to know each other stage, a stage that is never ending. The hardest thing for people to do in life is to live to please someone else. Because we are all so different in every aspect of who we are, it is almost impossible to please most people we are in relationships with....

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Red Hot Revolution

It is time to be electric, not eccentric. Sexuality, passion and love can not be outgrown, they only grow stronger the longer we live. This book was written in praise and celebration of all women who feel life’s passion. We have put the world on notice: nothing can bring down a ‘red hot lady’. Wear your ‘red hot stiletto’ pin as a symbol of your burning desire to start your own fire!

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Monitoring: Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse of School Improvement

Peggy Hinckley is an educational consultant for Peggy Hinckley Consulting LLC, working with teachers, principals, superintendents, and state educational leaders to close the achievement gap at all levels. She has a doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago and has been an adjunct professor at Indiana University South Bend. She spent 38 years in public education, with 28 of those years as superintendent in three districts. The last district, The MSD of Warren Township, received the 2005 Magna Award Citation from the American School Board Journal for the district's efforts in closing the achievement gap and sustaining a ten year school...

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