Based on author Carmine Gallo’s career as a Fortune 500 communications coach and Emmy Award-winning television journalist, 10 Simple Secrets of the World’s Greatest Communicators has been updated and revised to show business people how to achieve their personal and professional goals by mastering the ten simple secrets used by the world’s greatest business communicators. The book offers techniques and proven tips that explain how these successful communicators connect with audiences who demand passion, inspiration, preparation, clarity, brevity, command presence, and simplicity, all delivered in a visually compelling package.
100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL LEADERS DO distills all the wisdom and knowledge of a lifetime of coaching great leaders into 100 short chapters showing you how to build your own leadership skills quickly and confidently.
100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL LEADERS DO is packed with great ideas for creating long-term success for yourself and those you lead. Explore the habits, tools, techniques and mentality of smart leaders and develop your own leadership style. Every chapter features a new idea that will help you get closer to your goals. Mixing simple explanations with activities and exercises, you’ll learn the optimal mindset and habits you need to succeed.
en & Jerry’s has one. So do Tiffany’s and Smucker’s and Microsoft. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a small start-up or one of the biggest players in corporate America. A clear statement of intent not only inspires a sense of overall purpose for a business or nonprofit, it serves as a practical focus for individuals within the organization. It can even provide an actual blueprint for a company’s future and, ultimately, its success.
Selected from among America’s most successful corporations and recognizable brands, these statements vary widely in style, length, and language. However, they all share a universal vision of excellence that includes superiority in their fields, respect for and responsibility toward employees and clients, dedication to stated business goals, and community-oriented values.
Additionally, 101 MISSION STATEMENTS instructs the new or future entrepreneur in crafting and customizing a mission statement that will inspire, motivate, and meet the specific needs and aspirations of the organization and its members.
“The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching…
A startling and haunting novel, 1984 creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the novel’s hold on the imaginations of whole generations, or the power of its admonitions—a power that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.
It’s a daunting task. Even the most seasoned professionals find business school application essays to be among the hardest pieces they ever write. With a diverse pool of talented people applying to the nation’s top schools from the most successful companies and prestigious undergraduate programs in the world, a simple biography detailing accomplishments and goals isn’t enough. Applicants need clear and compelling arguments that grab admissions officers and absolutely refuse to let go.
To help them write the essays that get them accepted into Harvard or any of the country’s other top programs, the staff of The Harbus—HBS’s student newspaper—have updated and revised their collection of sixty-five actual application essays as well as their detailed analysis of them so that applicants will be able to:
* Avoid common pitfalls
* Play to their strengths
* Get their message across
Wherever they are applying, the advice and tested strategies in 65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays give business professionals and undergraduates the insider’s knowledge to market themselves most effectively and truly own the process.
Want children who are patient, kind, humble, thankful, and respectful? Who have a good work ethic, strong character, and a healthy self-image? Who succeed in all areas of life–personally, professionally, and relationally–to the best of their ability?
You can’t force your kids to be grateful for everything you do, but you can raise successful, responsible kids who grow into adults you can be proud of. With his signature wit and wisdom, international parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman reveals eight no-nonsense strategies that build on the foundations of character, good behavior, respect, discipline, and a winning attitude.
He shows you how to
– expect the best to get the best
– minimize friction and optimize solutions
– put your relationship first
– and much more
It is possible to raise a successful child in a “whatever” generation. Dr. Leman shows you just how simple it can be.
As teenagers, Alero and Bonju fall in love hard and fast, forming a bond that defies all the obstacles in their way. But things come crashing down and their relationship implodes, leaving Alero with a broken heart and a reputation in shreds. Twenty years later, still horribly betrayed, she is unable to be in the same space with him at their high school reunion. But when opportunity presents itself, she is blinded by the desire to strike back, to hurt and humiliate him just as badly as he did to her so many years before.
But they soon discover that there is a thin line between revenge…and falling in love again.
After a ten-year long engagement, the love between childhood sweethearts, Ogugua and Jachike, comes to an abrupt end, with Jachike marrying someone else. Years later, a text message leaves Ogugua battling a whirlwind of emotions after many years spent loathing him. And when tragedy throws them back in each other’s company, they have to decide whether to work their way back to their love…or walk away from each other for good.
After the loss of his older brother, Olumese finds himself captivated by Ogugua, and is determined to win her heart, irrespective of a daunting ten-year age difference.
Initially caught between these two men – her first love who is still married to another woman, and the way-too-young man whose love for her is like nothing she has ever known – Ogugua soon finds herself at a crossroads, afraid to surrender to a love she worries is a unicorn…a beautiful fairy tale unable to survive in the real world.
She is on the rebound
After her short-lived reunion with her high school love implodes, Bioye is left devastated and doubts everything she thought was certain.
He has sworn off love.
Childhood trauma and a bad break up have made Abolore swear off love. A confirmed bachelor, his career has become his passion.
But all that changes that fateful summer.
Seeking solace after her broken engagement and desperate to get away from reminders of everything she has lost, Bioye volunteers at the Malomo High summer camp that her former teacher, Abolore, has organised. Neither of them sees the explosive romance coming. As their love affair blooms, a volcano of secrets and lies erupts, and former flames, political aspirations, and hidden insecurities threaten to unravel everything.
In the Niger Delta creeks of Southern Nigeria, nine expatriates are being held hostage by militants fighting for control over the resources from their land. At the same time, a series of seemingly unconnected events rock the country.
Alex Randa, an agent of the Department of State Services, a celebrated hostage negotiator with a compelling record of successes is tasked by the president to secure the release of the hostages; and to also uncover the sponsors behind the militants. With nothing to go on but the phrase ‘Operation Raven’, her instincts, and three unlikely allies, Alex quickly learns that nothing is what it seems. Together, they must race against time to save not just the hostages but a nation on the brink of a bloody Civil War.
Ezioma is finally marrying Dili, the man she has loved for almost all her life. Except it’s not a real marriage, but one arranged for Dili to get his Green Card. It all seems straightforward…except for the fact that Ezioma is still head over heels in love with him, while his heart is with his fiancée back home in Nigeria.
A young person’s mission to find employment is met with hilarious obstacles in The Interview; Why Elephants Have Big Ears answers its eponymous question in the wittiest way possible; in a surprisingly suspenseful story, Lion’s Got Your Tongue takes us on a journey to visit a sick uncle; and we learn all we need to know about family, love and appreciating difference in The Five Frolicking Sharks. In four short stories, Valerie Akpobome begins the journey every writer hopes to make: into the hearts of her readers. Join her on this quest with her first book, A Potpourri of Tales.
A spellbinding novel about family secrets and bonds, thwarted hope and the brutal realities of life in a society rife with inequality, from the Women’s Prize shortlisted author of Stay With Me. Featured in Stylist’s best fiction of 2023. Ayòbámi Adébáyò, the Women’s Prize shortlisted author of Stay With Me, unveils a dazzling story of modern Nigeria and two families caught in the riptides of wealth, power, romantic obsession and political corruption.
Eniola is tall for his age, a boy who looks like a man. His father has lost his job, so Eniola spends his days running errands for the local tailor, collecting newspapers and begging, dreaming of a big future. Wuraola is a golden girl, the perfect child of a wealthy family. Now an exhausted young doctor in her first year of practice, she is beloved by Kunle, the volatile son of family friends. When a local politician takes an interest in Eniola and sudden violence shatters a family party, Wuraola and Eniola’s lives become intertwined.
In this breathtaking novel, Ayòbámi Adébáyò shines her light on Nigeria, on the gaping divide between the haves and the have-nots, and the shared humanity that lives in-between.
Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today.
Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman’s love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival.
A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.
A Unique, Relational Way for Women to Read the Bible in a Year
Many women feel overwhelmed at the thought of reading the Bible in a year. Diane Stortz found that it is not only possible but life-changing. Her journey from initial reluctance to excitement about reading the Bible will inspire readers to try it for themselves.
Part of a women’s group that read through the Bible each year for ten years, the author discovered the value of reading the Bible to get to know God better rather than viewing it only as a book to study. This guide will give women tools to read and discuss the Bible together, drawing them closer to God and each other.
Includes a week-by-week reading plan, discussion guide, lists of what to look for, and motivational quotes.
This riveting graphic novel biography chronicles Vladimir Putin’s rise from a mid-level KGB officer to the autocratic leader of Russia and reveals the truth behind the strongman persona he has spent his career cultivating.
In the West’s collective imagination, Vladimir Putin is a devious cartoon villain, constantly plotting and scheming to destroy his enemies around the globe and in Ukraine. But how did an undistinguished mid-level KGB officer become one of the most powerful leaders in Russian history? And how much of Putin’s tough-guy persona is a calculated performance?
In Accidental Czar, Andrew S. Weiss, a former White House Russia expert, and Brian “Box” Brown show how Putin has successfully cast himself as a cunning, larger-than-life political mastermind?and how the rest of the world has played into the Kremlin’s hands by treating him as one. They shatter all of these myths and expose the man behind the façade.