The Seven Steps to Closure

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: Donna Joy Usher

ISBN: 0987320718

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Another book by the multi-award-winning author, Donna Joy Usher. Winner of the 2012 elit Publishing Awards Humor Category London Book Festival Honorable Mention Finalist in the 2012 Shirley You Jest! Book Awards Finalist in the 2013 Indie Excellence Awards Chicklit Category. Please note - This is a Chicklit Novel in the style of Marian Keyes and Sophie Kinsella. Tara Babcock awakes the morning after her 30th birthday with a hangover that could kill an elephant - and the knowledge she is still no closer to achieving closure on her marriage breakup. Things go from bad to worse when she discovers that, not only is her ex-husband engaged to her cousin - Tash, the woman he left her for - but that Jake is also running for Lord Mayor of Sydney. Desperate to leave the destructive relationship behind and with nothing to lose, she decides - with encouragement from her three best friends - to follow the dubious advice from a magazine article, Closure in Seven Easy Steps. The Seven Steps to Closure follows Tara on her sometimes disastrous - always hilarious - path to achieve the seemingly impossible. A credible and amazingly touching debut novel from Donna Joy Usher, this is a solid, light-hearted and honest read with plenty of laughs. “The Seven Steps to Closure’s heroine, Tara, is an endearing character and her entertaining journey to closure is packed with laughs and plenty of heart.” Tonya Plank, Shirley You Jest! Book Awards judge and author of 'Swallow'.
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Two Weddings and a Fugitive (Book 4 in The Chanel Series) Plus The Seven Steps to Closure

The Chanel Series

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: Donna Joy Usher

ISBN: 0648015327

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Now get, Two Weddings and a Fugitive, Book 4 in The Chanel Series, and the all-important The Seven Steps to Closure in the one Box Set. Please note - The Seven Steps to Closure is imperative reading if you wish to get the most out of Two Weddings and a Fugitive. Two Weddings and a Fugitive It’s been three months since Chanel returned from Las Vegas and she’s done everything in her power to forget about Billy. All that changes the day he shows up asking for her help. Boris Tolokonsky, head of the Las Vegas Mafia, has escaped, and Intel says he is heading for Australia…and for Matt King. Now Chanel must put her heartache aside and work with Billy to protect Matt and his bride-to-be. In Two Weddings and a Fugitive, The Chanel Series gang meets the characters from The Seven Steps to Closure and all our favourites are back; bigger, better and funnier than ever. The Seven Steps to Closure Tara Babcock awakens the morning after her 30th birthday with a hangover that could kill an elephant - and the knowledge she is still no closer to achieving closure on her marriage breakup. Things go from bad to worse when she discovers that, not only is her ex-husband engaged to her cousin - Tash, the woman he left her for - but that Jake is also running for Lord Mayor of Sydney. Desperate to leave the destructive relationship behind and with nothing to lose, she decides - with encouragement from her three best friends - to follow the dubious advice from a magazine article, Closure in Seven Easy Steps. The Seven Steps to Closure follows Tara on her sometimes disastrous- always hilarious - path to achieve the seemingly impossible.
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Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis

Author: Barbara A. Carkenord

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 1604270071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 5281

"This book provides a "how to" approach to mastering business analysis work. It will help build the skill sets of new analysts and all those currently doing analysis work, from project managers to project team members such as systems analysts, product managers and business development professionals, to the experienced business analyst. It also covers the tasks and knowledge areas for the new 2008 v.2 of The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and will help prepare business analysts for the HBA CBAP certification exam."--BOOK JACKET.
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Goons 'n' Roses

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780987320780

Category:

Page: 258

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Another novel by the award-winning author Donna Joy Usher. Please note - this is a light-hearted, humorous, chicklit, female-sleuth novel. If you are looking for a literary masterpiece with a deep meaning this is probably not the book for you. It's been 3 months since Chanel's world fell apart and now she's ready for a vacation. Unfortunately, her all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas is not turning out as she had hoped. Within hours of arriving her mum, Lorraine, is kidnapped. Then Trent, her boss and Lorraine's boyfriend, disappears; but not before he imparts information about an Interpol investigation into missing girls in Las Vegas. When Chanel hooks up with local bad boy, the seriously sexy Billy, in a bid to get information, things only start to get worse. As she and Martine search for answers they are thwarted by obstacles and pursued by ruthless killers. Who really kidnapped Lorraine? What happened to the missing girls? Can the delicious Billy be trusted? These are all questions that she needs to find the answers to, before the answers find her.
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Two Weddings and a Fugitive

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992599959

Category:

Page: 226

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Another Novel by the Multi-Award-Winning Author, Donna Joy Usher. It's been three months since Chanel returned from Las Vegas and she's done everything in her power to forget about Billy. All that changes the day he shows up asking for her help. Boris Tolokonsky, head of the Las Vegas-Russian Mafia, has escaped, and Intel says he is heading for Australia...and for Matt King. Now Chanel must put her heartache aside and work with Billy to protect Matt and his bride-to-be. In Two Weddings and a Fugitive, The Chanel Series gang meets the characters from The Seven Steps to Closure and all our favourites are back - bigger, better and funnier than ever. PLEASE NOTE - To fully enjoy everything that this story has to offer it is recommended that you read The Seven Steps to Closure first.
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Faery Forged

Book Two in the War Faery Trilogy

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992599911

Category:

Page: 374

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Another novel by the multi-award-winning novelist Donna Joy Usher. Galanta is only one step away from successfully releasing Santanas. The faeries must either stop her or hope that their allies stand strong in the coming storm. While they seek her out, they are forced to cement old allegiances and create new ones. With this in mind, Orion offers himself as a groom to the treacherous night faeries, asking only that Aethan go in his stead to choose his bride. Meanwhile, Galanta's spell means that while Izzy now remembers Aethan, he has no memory of her. As Aethan, Izzy and Wilfred travel to the realm of the night faeries to bring home Orion's bride, they are pursued by goblins and hunted by giants. To make matters worse, Santanas' strengthening power means that terrifying monsters are unleashed against them. They will need all their strength and cunning to make it safely home and to stop Galanta from releasing a mad War Faery upon the world.
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Cocoa and Chanel

Author: Donna Joy Usher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780987320728

Category:

Page: 224

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Another novel from the award-winning author Donna Joy Usher Please note - this is a humorous, mystery, female sleuth novel. If you are looking for a literary masterpiece with a deep meaning this is probably not the book for you. Faced with the unattractive options of an affair with her boss's husband or the unknown, Chanel Smith chooses the unknown and unwittingly traps herself into joining the New South Wales' Police Force. More interested in fashion than felony, Chanel staggers through training and finds herself posted to the forces most notorious crime hot spot: King's Cross. There she becomes entangled in a case of the worst kind - a serial killer targeting young women. As she is drawn further into the seedy underworld in her attempt to unravel the truth, Chanel makes new friends, new enemies and draws the attention of the killer. Can she solve the case in time, or will she become the killer's next victim? I would love you to review my novel, but please, no spoilers.
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Smarter Execution

Seven Steps to Getting Results

Author: Xavier Gilbert,Bettina S. T. Büchel,Rhoda Davidson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273709312

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

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Two strategic initiatives out of three fail. They are actually a huge challenge for "more-of-the-same, better-and-better", companies. Indeed, their cross-organization scope violates all principles of silo efficiency. Strategic initiatives are precisely not "more of the same." Smarter Executionidentifies seven key steps that managers need to get to grips with if they are to reap the full benefits of their strategic initiatives: Focus first--less is more Pick the best possible team--don't compromise Set the course--learn to navigate to a destination that is not yet fully defined Set up to win--there is no "commitment switch": it starts with you Think it through--rehearse mentally each next step, leaving no stone unturned Get all aboard--it's about getting people to change the way they work Follow through--to learn on the go The authors, Xavier Gilbert, Bettina Buchel, and Rhoda Davidson, have been working with several hundred executives to help them execute their strategic initiatives. Time and again, they have seen how these seemingly common-sense insights were actually unexpectedly difficult to apply in most "efficient" organizations
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The Expert Success Solution

Get Solid Results in 16 Areas of Business and Life

Author: Wendy Lipton-Dibner,Rick Frishman

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1630474908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 166

View: 3575

Make a list of 16 challenges to success in business and in life. The list will likely include everything from losing weight to increasing business revenues. Now try to find one expert who can provide concrete, practical, proven solutions to break through all 16 barriers and you’ll soon discover there is no all-knowing guru or credentialed expert with the necessary skills and experience. That’s why 16 leading experts came together to create "The Expert Success Solution" Volume 2, the second in the series of collaborative 5-star success buffets with concrete solutions for the most critical personal and professional challenges encountered by men and women around the globe. "The Expert Success Solution", Volume 2 picks up where the #1 International Bestselling Volume 1 left off, providing all-new, practical, step-by-step strategies in a fast-reading, entertaining, inspirational, hit-you-between-the-eyes, how-to manual. Filled with thought-provoking questions and real-life stories, the tools provided here will solve existing problems and help you avoid life’s greatest speed bumps. This is the juncture where motivation meets information and where the biggest decision you’ll have to make is whether to grab a tissue or a highlighter. What do you want to be different in your business life and in your personal life?
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It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys

The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized

Author: Marilyn Byfield Paul

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626561

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Overbooking? Running late? Feeling overwhelmed by clutter and to-dos? Management consultant Dr. Marilyn Paul guides you on a path to personal change that will bring true relief from the pain and stress of disorganization. Unlike other books on getting organized, It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys offers a clear seven-step path to personal development that is comprehensive in nature. Drawing on her own experience as a chronically disorganized person, Paul adds warmth, insight, humor, and hope to this manual for change and self-discovery. She introduces the notion of becoming “organized enough” to live a far more rewarding life and make the difference that is most important to you.
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Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

The CODM Model for Facilitating Groups to Widespread Agreement

Author: Tim Hartnett

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1550924818

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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A step-by-step guide to the most efficient and effective method for participatory group decision-making
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Straight Talk about Stress

A Guide for for Emergency Responders

Author: Mike McEvoy

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780877654810

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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Different faces of stress -- Traits of emergency responders -- Stress on the job -- Critical incident stress -- Stress at home -- Shift work and sleep -- Development of competence in emergency responders -- Personal stress management program.
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Seven Simple Steps to Personal Freedom

An Owner's Manual for Life

Author: Gerry Spence

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1429909005

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 507

Beloved author of, among many other books, the bestsellers How to Argue and Win Every Time and The Making of a Country Lawyer, Gerry Spence distills a lifetime of wisdom and observation about how we live, and how we ought to live in Seven Simple Steps to Personal Freedom. Here, in seven chapters, he delivers messages that inspire us first to recognize our servitude-to money, possessions, corporations, the status quo, and our own fears-and then shows us how to begin the self-defining process toward liberation. Seven Simple Steps to Personal Freedom is a powerfully affirming, large-hearted, and life-changing book that asks us all to take the greatest risk for the greatest reward-our own freedom.
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Evolve or Die

Seven Steps to Rethink the Way You Do Business

Author: Robin Crow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470627402

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 204

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Bring positive change and attain the highest levels of success Robin Crow has years of experience working in the trenches as an entrepreneur and business owner. Now he has put all that work at your disposal with his unique Seven Step Challenge. Presented as a call to action, Evolve or Die delivers optimistic solutions to become better than you were yesterday and realize abundance at every level for personal and professional growth. The method teaches Exceed expectations Gets things done 100% accountability Commit to continual improvement Boundless optimism Environmental responsibility Make a difference Whether you're the CEO or cleaning the CEO's office, by following the author's program you'll be able to regain control, refocus, and bring positive change to attain the highest levels of success.
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Seven steps to effective parent care

a planning and action guide for adult children with aging parents

Author: Donna Cohen,Carl Eisdorfer

Publisher: J P Tarcher

ISBN: 9780874777413

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 2007

Two gerontologists explore the complex emotional, physical, and financial problems and issues confronting adults who are faced with providing care for their aging adult parents.
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Cardiovascular Intervention: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease

Author: Deepak L. Bhatt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323263615

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Introducing Cardiovascular Intervention, a comprehensive companion volume to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. This medical reference book contains focused chapters on how to utilize cutting-edge interventional technologies, with an emphasis on the latest protocols and standards of care. Cardiovascular Intervention also includes late-breaking clinical trials, "Hot off the Press" commentary, and Focused Reviews that are relevant to interventional cardiology. View immersive videos from an online library of procedural clips located on Expert Consult. Remain abreast of the newest interventional techniques, including next-generation stents, invasive lesion assessment, and methods to tackle complex anatomy. Provide optimal patient care with help from easy-to-access information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances, discussions on percutaneous approaches to structural heart disease, and new developments in treating heart valve disease.
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17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong

Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement

Author: John V. Antonetti,James R. Garver

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416620435

Category: Education

Page: 190

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"Most educators are skilled at planning instruction and determining what they will do during the course of a lesson. However, to truly engage students in worthwhile, rigorous cognition, a profound shift is necessary: a shift in emphasis from teaching to learning. Put another way, we know that whoever is doing the work is also doing the learning—and in most classrooms, teachers are working much too hard. Authors John V. Antonetti and James R. Garver are the designers of the Look 2 Learning model of classroom walkthroughs. They've visited more than 17,000 classrooms—examining a variety of teaching and learning conditions, talking to students, examining their work, and determining their levels of thinking and engagement. From this vast set of data, they've drawn salient lessons that provide valuable insight into how to smooth the transition from simply planning instruction to designing high-quality student work. The lessons John and Jim have learned from their 17,000 (and counting) classroom visits can't be wrong. They share those lessons in this book, along with stories of successful practice and practical tools ready for immediate classroom application. The authors also provide opportunities for reflection and closure designed to help you consider (or reconsider) your current beliefs and practices. Throughout, you will hear the voices of John and Jim—and the thousands of students they met—as they provide a map for shifting the classroom dynamic from teaching to learning."
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PRINCE2 For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470663766

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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Whatever your project - no matter how big or small - PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition is the perfect guide to using this project management method to help ensure its success. Fully updated with the 2009 practice guidelines, this book will take you through every step of a project - from planning and establishing roles to closing and reviewing - offering practical and easy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. It also shows how to use the method when approaching the key concerns of project management, including setting up effective controls, managing project risk, managing quality and controlling change. PRINCE2 allows you to divide your project into manageable chunks, so you can make realistic plans and know when resources will be needed. PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition provides you with a comprehensive guide to its systems, procedures and language so you can run efficient and successful projects. PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition includes: Part I: How PRINCE Can Help You - Chapter 1: So What's a Project Method and Why Do I Need to Use One? - Chapter 2: Outlining the Structure of PRINCE2 - Chapter 3: Getting Real Power from PRINCE2 Part II: Working Through Your Project - Chapter 4: Checking the Idea Before You Start - Chapter 5: Planning the Whole Project: Initiation - Chapter 6: Preparing for a Stage in the Project - Chapter 7: Controlling a Stage - Chapter 8: Building the Deliverables - the Work of the Teams - Chapter 9: Finishing the Project - Chapter 10: Running Effective Project Boards Part III: Help with PRINCE Project Management - Chapter 11: Producing and Updating the Business Case - Chapter 12: Deciding Roles and Responsibilities - Chapter 13: Managing Project Quality - Chapter 14: Planning the Project, Stages, and Work Packages - Chapter 15: Managing Project Risk - Chapter 16: Controlling Change and Controlling Versions - Chapter 17: Monitoring Progress and Setting Up Effective Controls Part IV: The Part of Tens - Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Make PRINCE Work Well - Chapter 19: Ten Tips for a Good Business Case - Chapter 20: Ten Things for Successful Project Assurance Part V: Appendices - Appendix A: Looking into PRINCE Qualifications - Appendix B: Glossary of the Main PRINCE2 Terms
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The Root of All Healing

7 Steps to Healing Anything

Author: Misa Hopkins

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781440139246

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 141

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Within each of us there is a core discovery that needs to be made if we are going to become well. In a direct yet compassionate style, Misa Hopkins reveals the reason so many of us dont get welleven though we have tried a variety of treatments and solutions. There is a growing acknowledgement in contemporary spiritual thought that we are the creators of our own reality, including our health. Hopkins shares real-life stories demonstrating that healing is not just the result of finding the right cure, but rather a personal opportunity to create wellness by engaging the sacred flow of Divine consciousness. Without promoting any particular healing methodology or spiritual practice, she provides us with simple stepsa guidebookfor accessing the healing power and wisdom that already lives inside. Hopkins candidly takes us into the successes of her own healing as she uncovered and transformed secret needs being met through her life-challenging illnesses. She shows us how illness can actually meet profound subconscious emotional needs, causing us to remain sick, and then she teaches us how to invite our subconscious worlds into alignment with our conscious desires. The result of this alignment is the ultimate root of all healinga new level of our own Divine awareness and power awakened. "If everyone seeking medical and holistic help read this and addressed the hidden barriers to healing, they would get healthier faster and with less struggle. I want all my patients to have this book!" Valerie Olmsted, NMD, Host of The Enlightened Medicine Show Misa, after witnessing the results of your healing steps several times in my life and in the lives of clients youve helped, I know miracles can be created. Kevin Hooey, Transformational Coach This book is absolutely brilliant! Misa puts important concepts together in a way that makes you go...Oh I get it! It's a first aid handbook for the new 21st century consciousness. Cheryl McDaniel, LPN The 7 steps provide practical ways any of us can develop grass roots self-mastery in our journey of Divine awareness and healing. John Brown, Minister I have fewer migraines, less back pain, and sleep better! I am so much more upbeat and happy; trusting myself and my process, and enjoying ordinary life now! Arleahnna, Spiritual Healer
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