Description : The inspiring, life-changing bestseller by the author of LEADERS EAT LAST and TOGETHER IS BETTER. In 2009, Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work, and in turn inspire their colleagues and customers. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, including more than 28 million who’ve watched his TED Talk based on START WITH WHY -- the third most popular TED video of all time. Sinek starts with a fundamental question: Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers had little in common, but they all started with WHY. They realized that people won't truly buy into a product, service, movement, or idea until they understand the WHY behind it. START WITH WHY shows that the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate the same way -- and it's the opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek calls this powerful idea The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY.
Description : Gender and the Politics of Possibilities explores the lesser-known side of globalization beyond the effects of national governments and multinational cooperations by taking a look at grassroots movements by women that have and continue to shape globalization today. Manisha Desai highlights the significant role that women play in cross-border trade in Africa, in transborder activism on issues that affect women, and in cultural change and social justice.
Description : Kipp Herreid learned other ways to teach- much better ways. His favorite approach puts science in vivid context through case studies, which he calls "stories with an educational message." This compilation of 40-plus essays examines every aspect of the case study method.--[back cover].
Description : The classic Acrobat and PDF reference, updated to cover the latest release Consistently the most authoritative and comprehensive resource on the Acrobat PDF format, this standard reference returns with in-depth coverage of the newest version of Acrobat. Written by bestselling author Ted Padova, this book is packed with real-world insights and techniques gained from Padova's daily use of Acrobat under deadline constraints. You'll discover everything there is to know about using Acrobat X for print prepress, the Internet, CD-ROMs, and other forms of media. Popular author Ted Padova shares everything you need to know about the latest release of Acrobat—Acrobat X Explores the updated functions of the new Acrobat and using it for print prepress, the Internet, CD-ROMs, and more As the ultimate resource for all things Acrobat and PDF-related, Adobe Acrobat X PDF Bible is an update of a classic.
Description : Join some cuddly kittens for a collection of sayings from the Buddha. The verses, taken from the Dhammapada, were written centuries ago, but today they offer insight for all of life's basic struggles. Meditate along with the verses to gain a greater understanding of you, your life and your purpose. Find the meaning of truth in these verses and how to find it in the world around you. Let your inner Zen Cat guide you to enlightenment.
Description : Book summaries and excerpts for leaders in churches and other organizations. Books included: A Failure of Nerve by Edwin Friedman Generation to Generation by Edwin Friedman Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What by Peter L. Steinke A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope by Peter L. Steinke The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus by Robin Meyers Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon Different Drum: Community Making and Peace by Scott Peck Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life Marshall B. Rosenberg Start with Why Simon Sinek The Art of Possibility Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander Birth of the Chaordic Age Dee Hock The Path of Least Resistance Robert Fritz Good to Great Jim Collins What is the Mission of Missions? (Article) Dan Hotchkiss Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error Kathryn Schulz Prophetic Leadership Quotes for Leaders from the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel Selections for Clergy and Congregations Ralph Waldo Emerson