In 12DISCIPLINES OF LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE, bestselling author and motivational expert Brian Tracy teams up with global leadership development expert Dr. Peter Chee to reveal simple, straightforward principles you can use to make lasting positive changes in your organization.
Beginning with the assertion that leaders are made, not born, the authors show you how to make the personal changes necessary for getting yourself on track to leadership greatness.
It’s about discipline. From creativity, character, and caring to competitiveness, control, and clarity, these 12disciplines are essential to equipping you and your people to excel and exceed even their own expectations. Tracy and Chee explain how you can master each and every one.
Read 12 DISCIPLINES OF LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE and learn the simple secrets to becoming an effective leader in a time when high-performing inspirational leaders are needed most.
A mysterious sea monster has been creating havoc in the ocean. Ships of all shapes and sizes, as well as humans, have been destroyed by this enigma! No corner of the earth has been spared from its terror, as it continues to kill all who cross its path.
In reaction to this destructive force, the US Government wastes no time in sending out a team of experienced professionals to track down and destroy it. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine biologist; Conseil, his faithful assistant; and Ned Land, a Canadian master harpooner, come together in an epic hunt.
On board a naval ship, the Abraham Lincoln, the three men set out to track down this terrifying beast of the ocean. But will they succeed? And what will they discover if they do?
The world has changed in the last 50 years than in any previous half century in history. Entire industries have been created or transformed by new business ideas. And the way we all work is utterly different today to 50 years ago.
Appearance can be deceiving, but the truth can be deadly…let the confession begin.
When a rock star, a fashion designer, a software tycoon and a millionaire heiress are all murdered in mysterious circumstances, Detective Lindsay Boxer is quickly assigned to the high-profile investigation.
For Kathleen, Christmas has always been an unwelcome reminder of her father’s abandonment almost three tumultuous decades ago. Although she has tried to forget her past, it has not forgotten her, and in the days leading up to Christmas, an unforgiving blizzard traps her in her home with two unlikely roommates who bring her face to face with the hurts of her past-and the hope of a happier future.
Will she let go of the past and grad hold of a future full of love and forgiveness? Or will she continue to be haunted by her pain as the snow storm of the century brings with it the hope of lasting joy?
In this collection, 19 stories of the myriad struggles faced by contemporary Africans. ‘Aderoye’ tells the tragic story of a life lost to tradition. A cult collects its due in ‘pink soap’. In ‘A Handful of Dust’ a gay teenager is denied acceptance from his family.
The long-awaited sequel to Jean Marsh’s The House of Elliott. Still courted by the rich and influential, the House of Eliott is thriving. The triumphant 1936 season allows Bea and Evie time to nurture their neglected families. The onset of World War II brings the House of Eliott under threat, and forces the sisters to confront hard truths about their lives.
When Professor Von Hardwigg and his nephew discover a mysterious parchment, little do they know that it will change their lives forever.
After many hours of studying the manuscripts, and a great deal of painstaking research, they finally decipher the hidden code. It dates back to the sixteenth century, and is written by an Icelandic philosopher who claims to have found a passage to the centre of the Earth. Is it a hoax? Or is it the greatest scientific discovery of the day? There is only one way to find out.
And so begins an adventure where the two men, accompanied by their guide Hans Bjelke, set out to climb Mount Sneffels. On reaching the top of the mountain they search for the crater that will supposedly take them to the centre of the Earth. The promise of finding a subterranean fantasy world, filled with prehistoric life forms and mythical monsters, drives them on. Will they really reach the centre of the Earth, or is it a myth?
Strange things are afoot in the woods outside Athens. Two men are in love with the same girl, the king and Queen of Fairies are at loggerheads, and a mischievous sprite is about to wreak havoc with a magic flower. Meanwhile, someone has really made an ass of an amateur actor called Bottom. How will it all end?
A Mouth Sweeter than Salt gathers the stories and reflections of the greatest sons of Ibadan, the notable Yoruba city-state in Nigeria.
Redefining the autobiographical genre altogether, Falola miraculously weaves together personal, historical, and communal stories, along with political and cultural development in the period immediately preceding and following Nigeria’s independence, to give us a unique and enduring picture of the Yoruba in the mid-twentieth century.
This is truly a literary memoir, told in language rich with proverbs, poetry, song, and humor.
Since its landmark publication in 1980, a people’s history of the united states has had six new editions, sold in excess of 1.7 million copies, become required classroom reading, and been turned into an acclaimed play. Not merely a successful book, a people’s history triggered a revolution in the way history is told, displacing the official versions with their emphasis on great men in high places to chronicle events as they were lived, from the bottom up.
Now, Howard Zinn, cartoonist Mike Konopacki, and historian Paul Buhle have collaborated to retell, in vibrant graphic detail, a most immediate and relevant chapter of a People’s History: the centuries- long story of America’s actions in the world. Narrated by Zinn himself, this version opens with the events of 9/11 and then jumps back to explore the cycles of U.S. expansionism and intervention from wounded knee to Iraq, stopping along the way at world war 1, Vietnam the Iranian revolution, and central America. The book also follows Zinn’s own story, as the son of poor jewish immigrants becomes one of the America’s leading historians.