What resources can you find to read or listen to daily? Search Amazon, eBooks, your public ... In addition to the writing, write on your calendar at the top of each day. Since the beginning of this year, ... Don't sweat the small stuff.
Author: Deanna Becket
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Are you looking for more peace in your life? Do you wonder how you can develop the habits and character traits that will teach you when to say, "No" to energy-draining activities and "Yes" to becoming the person you've always longed to be? Then Cultivating Your Character is the perfect guide for you on your path to greater self-esteem, success, leadership, and life-changing new habits. Deanna Becket takes her readers on an incredible journey, first back in time to learn Benjamin Franklin's thirteen virtues that he developed weekly as habits to build his personal character. By focusing on one character virtue each week and regularly reviewing his progress, Franklin developed lifelong habits for his success. Who better than Benjamin Franklin to learn from, and with author and life coach Deanna Becket's help, you can enjoy the same success in whatever your goals are. By exploring these thirteen character virtues, you'll learn how to: * Reduce stress and live a simpler life * Develop strength in times of adversity * Keep your word in relation to your responsibilities * Let the little things go to focus on what really matters * Choose joy in your thoughts and your words * Change your communication strategies for the better * Cultivate your faith to carry you through any crisis * Listen to the silent voice inside you that knows best Get ready to enhance your goals, dreams, business, beliefs, family relationships, and more. Dig deep, like the cultivator in the dirt, to sharpen your skills and grow your future. "Where excellence is expected, excellence is achieved ." - Deanna Becket
Your methods and practices for keeping your system going : daily workflow , weekly planning , execution in the moment , and longer ... Many tasks and projects don't have a good spot in a calendar . ... “ Don't sweat the small stuff .
Author: Matt Perman
How to Get Unstuck introduces readers to the ten core principles at the heart of becoming an effective person whose life genuinely flourishes and impacts others positively. Bad news first: we all get stuck. It's a fact of life. But the good news is that it is possible to get unstuck and overcome the obstacles to doing great work and getting the right things done. The question becomes: How do you get "unstuck" in your productivity in both work and life—and how to do it in a spiritually healthy way? Matt Perman—author of What's Best Next and director of career development at The King's College, NYC—has spent his career helping people learn how to do work in a gospel-centered and effective way, combining theological substance with practical self-management. In How to Get Unstuck, he will walk you step-by-step through the core principles that free you to be more effective in everything you do by helping you: Understand how you get stuck and what your obstacles are. Prepare to get unstuck by grappling with who you are and how you see yourself. Develop a practice of personal management. Overcome obstacles and adapt to unforeseen problems. Drawing on the wisdom of the Bible and on the best of today's research, How to Get Unstuck shows believers and non-believers alike how to live productive, integrated lives and develops a poignant portrayal of true effectiveness. *Included is a detailed plan for getting started using the principles and applying them to real life situations.
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women : Simple & Practical Ways to Do What Matters Most & Find Time for You . Hyperion . ... Creating Miracles Every Day : How to Turn Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Experiences .
No matter how honest and decent we are in our private lives, if we do not have the right kind of law and the right ... day in and day out, make fewer mistakes in governing themselves than any smaller class or body of men, no matter what ...
Author: Donald J. Davidson
Publisher: Citadel Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The men and women who shaped our world—in their own words. The Wisdom Library invites you on a journey through the lives and works of the world’s greatest thinkers and leaders. Compiled by scholars, each book presents excerpts from the most important and revealing writings of the most remarkable minds of all time. THE WISDOM OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT “Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.” Politician. Statesman. Conservationist. Historian. Lawman. Soldier. Writer. Husband. Father. These are some of the hats Theodore Roosevelt wore during the course of an extraordinary public life. Though most famous for his two terms as President of the United States, Roosevelt was one of the true renaissance men of our time, and his writings, both published (he authored more than thirty-five books) and private (he kept up a network of correspondences that produced well over 150,000 letters) provide remarkable insight to the depth of his thinking, and his utter commitment to making his country the best it could be. Edmund Morris’s bestselling biography has brought attention to this complex and often controversial figure who, many believe, created the 20th-century presidency. Now, The Wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt presents a carefully culled selection of his words and ideas on a range of subjects, providing a fascinating portrait of Roosevelt’s personality and beliefs as they evolved over time. Here is an essential volume for students, historians, Americans, and all those who agree that “The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.”
Me, I sweat like a pig all day and collect a few lousy bucks that barely keeps gas in my own truck. ... That's the business that I want to get into, not just stashing a bunch of small stuff in the barn up Turner's Lane.
Author: Robin Timmerman
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Its sweet, blooming June and Marathon fever has descended on Middle Island. Where some folks like to idle and savour the roadside flowers, others like to run. All in a good cause too, raising the funds for a new scanner at the Bonville and District Hospital. But for Chief Halstead and Officer Pete Jakes, the run is shaping up to be a major headache, taking police man hours away from their investigation into a rash of equipment robberies that might be connected to an international thieving ring. The influx of tourists may be good for Island business but its difficult to patrol local roads that are busy with runners practising for the event. Especially when bodies start to appear on the Marathon route and it seems that some people are literally dying to run. __________________________________________ Be sure to look for previous books in the Middle Island Mysteries series. Pity of the Winds, Season of Deceit, Crimes of Summer, and Threat of Autumn. Robin Timmerman is a member of Crime Writers of Canada.
Describe a day in the life of your job. I don't have a typical day. My day is dictated almost entirely by client needs. I typically start my day in the office and finish with meetings or a yoga class to clear my mind.
Author: Stephanie A. Smith
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Skills for finding and securing a job in mass communication Careers in Media and Communication is a practical resource that helps you understand how a communication degree can prepare you for a range of fulfilling careers; it gives you the skills you will need to compete in a changing job market. Award-winning teacher and author Stephanie A. Smith draws from her years of professional experience to guide you through the trends and processes of identifying, finding, and securing a job in in mass communication. Throughout the book, you will explore the daily lives of professionals currently working in the field, as well as gain firsthand insights into the training and experience that hiring managers seek. Key Features: Real stories from current practitioners describe the day-to-day work experience you can expect in an entry-level position, as well as give you insight into the skills and aptitudes that hiring managers are seeking. Detailed career profiles introduce you to a variety of careers and help you identify the skills needed to be successful in each line of work. An overview of current industry trends familiarizes you with the hiring needs and practices in mass communication industries.
Although Anglo-Saxon lexemes comprise only a relatively small part of the total modern lexicon, they provide almost all ... 490), the 100 most frequently used items are almost all Anglo-Saxon. ... Calendar: sun, moon, day, month, year.
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Now in its third edition, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language provides the most comprehensive coverage of the history, structure and worldwide use of English. Fully updated and expanded, with a fresh redesigned layout, and over sixty audio resources to bring language extracts to life, it covers all aspects of the English language including the history of English, with new pages on Shakespeare's vocabulary and pronunciation, updated statistics on global English use that now cover all countries and the future of English in a post-Brexit Europe, regional and social variations, with fresh insights into the growing cultural identities of 'new Englishes', English in everyday use with new sections on gender identities, forensic studies, and 'big data' in corpus linguistics, and digital developments, including the emergence of new online varieties in social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Packed with brand new colour illustrations, photographs, maps, tables and graphs, this new edition is an essential tool for a new generation of twenty-first-century English language enthusiasts.
Naomi's third baby came according to the marked calendar, without complications. By the time the spring grass began to rise, ... One day Naomi sent her boy Jimmy spurring out to the herd Frank and Homer and others were working.
Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Forge Books
Elmer Kelton's Stand Proud and Eyes of the Hawk are two novels of fierce men tested by the Old West, written by one of the most critically acclaimed writers of the American west and offered at one low price. Stand Proud Frank Claymore is cantankerous, stubborn, and intolerant—just the qualities that make him a success as an open-range cattle rancher on the West Texas frontier. Stand Proud follows Claymore from the time of the Civil War to the dawn of the twentieth century—through marriage, births, deaths, and a creeping change in the society that once hailed him as a hero, and which later has him condemned as a despoiler and tried for murder. Eyes of the Hawk Thomas Canfield descends from a line of Texas’s earliest settlers. A proud man with a fierce-eyes stare, he inspires the Mexicans of Stonehill, Texas to call him el gavilan—“the hawk.” When Branch Isom—an insolent, dangerous newcomer—seeks to build his fortune at Canfeild’s expense, an all-out feud ensues, hurtling the town toward a day of reckoning that will shake the entire town to its very roots. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Pfister's office was on the fourth floor of a small building squeezed between two larger buildings. The elevator was so small that Manny and I had a tough time squeezing into it together, and if it wasn't the slowest elevator in the ...
Author: Charles Salzberg
Publisher: Down & Out Books
Francis Hoyt, arrogant, athletic, brilliant, manipulative and ruthless, is a master burglar. He specializes in stealing high-end silver, breaking into homes that seem impenetrable. He’s never been caught in the act, although he has spent some time in prison on a related charge, time he used to hone his craft and make valuable connections. (Hoyt is based on two real-life master burglars: the so-called Dinnertime Bandit, who only stole when his victims were home, and The Silver Thief, who was only interested in high-end silver). Hoyt follows the money. In the winter, he works down south, primarily in southern Florida and Georgia, around the Atlanta area. Summers, he moves back up north, where he plies his trade in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. One day, Charlie Floyd, brilliant, stubborn, an experienced investigator, who has recently retired from his job with the attorney general’s department for the state of Connecticut, receives a phone call from Manny Perez, a Cuban-American Miami police detective. Perez, who’s worked with Floyd previously, wants to enlist the former investigator in his efforts to put an end to Francis Hoyt’s criminal career. Floyd accepts the offer and they team up to bring Hoyt to justice. Told in alternating chapters representing Hoyt’s, Floyd’s and Perez’s points-of-view, the story develops into a contest between the two lawmen and this master burglar. As Floyd and Perez get closer to their prey, Hoyt finds out they’re after him and rather than backing down, he taunts them, daring them to bring him in. The stakes get higher and higher, and Hoyt, who is always concerned about proving he’s the best at what he does, even resorts to murder. Eventually, the story climaxes in a confrontation between the three men. Praise for SECOND STORY MAN: “Second Story Man is a down and dirty game of cat and mouse, only this time there are two cats and the mouse hasn’t yet seen the trap that can touch him. Are two cats better than one? Read it and see.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of What You Break “Salzberg is a superb wordsmith, with an honest ear for dialogue, and a delight in plot twists. If you’re not already a Salzberg fan, read this book; you will become one.” —Michael Sears, Edgar Award nominee and Shamus Award winner for Black Fridays “With Second Story Man, Charles Salzberg works his magic on the old cat-and-mouse game: he adds an extra cat, a (Michael J) foxy mouse, and a mousetrap you won’t see coming until it snaps shut.” —Tim O’Mara, Barry Award-nominated author of the Raymond Donne mysteries “Traversing my old stomping grounds, from Connecticut to South Beach, I loved the local touches and flavors. But what hit me hardest is how much this plays like a re-envisioned Michael Mann’s Heat. The terse dialogue, two men on opposite sides of the law but oh-so-much alike, the chess match. I would’ve liked to see that movie.”—Joe Clifford, author of the Jay Porter thriller series “Terrific. And the riveting Second Story Man is also a master class in voice and dialogue and storytelling. This caper about three men—two cops and a burglar—reinventing themselves for the second stories of their lives is unique, textured and even hilarious. Charles Salzberg has perfected the existential crime novel—and this one will break your heart.” —Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author “Charlie Floyd and Manny Perez are a new and most welcome team on the investigative scene. Now that they’ve dispensed with master burglar Francis Hoyt—or have they?—I’m expecting, and looking forward to, more of their unique take on how to bring down evil-doers.” —SJ Rozan, Edgar Award-winning author of Ghost Hero
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