Unstoppable

My Life So Far

Author: Maria Sharapova

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1846149797

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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The fiercely honest, fearless, darkly funny autobiography of global tennis star Maria Sharapova In the middle of the night, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. They ring the bell, though no one is expecting them and they don't speak English. They have arrived from Russia with just seven hundred dollars and the conviction that this six-year-old girl will be the world's next great tennis star. They are right. This is Maria Sharapova's gripping and fearless autobiography, telling her story from her roots in the small Siberian town her parents fled to after the Chernobyl disaster, through her arrival in the US with nothing and her phenomenal rise to success - winning Wimbledon aged just seventeen - to the disasters that threatened her career and her fight back. Here the five-time Grand Slam winner gives us candid insights into her relationship with her father, who gave up his job and life in Russia to dedicate himself to his daughter; the truth behind her famous rivalry with Serena Williams; the injuries and suspension controversy that threatened to end it all; and her recent battle to get back on court. Told with the same combative, no-holds-barred attitude as her game, it's a story of crazy luck, mistakes, rivalries, sacrifice, survival and, above all, the constant, unwavering determination to win.
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Tribe of Mentors

Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473556996

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

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Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life. From the author: In 2017, several of my close friends died in rapid succession. It was a very hard year, as it was for many people. It was also a stark reminder that time is our scarcest, non-renewable resource. With a renewed sense of urgency, I began asking myself many questions: Were my goals my own, or simply what I thought I should want? How much of life had I missed from underplanning or overplanning? How could I be kinder to myself? How could I better say “no” to the trivial many to better say “yes” to the critical few? How could I best reassess my priorities and my purpose in this world? To find answers, I reached out to the most impressive world-class performers in the world, ranging from wunderkinds in their 20s to icons in their 70s and 80s. No stone was left unturned. This book contains their answers—practical and tactical advice from mentors who have found solutions. Whether you want to 10x your results, get unstuck, or reinvent yourself, someone else has traveled a similar path and taken notes. This book, Tribe of Mentors, includes many of the people I grew up viewing as idols or demi-gods. Less than 10% have been on my podcast (The Tim Ferriss Show, more than 200 million downloads), making this a brand-new playbook of playbooks. No matter your challenge or opportunity, something in these pages can help. Among other things, you will learn: More than 50 morning routines—both for the early riser and those who struggle to get out of bed. How TED curator Chris Anderson realized that the best way to get things done is to let go. The best purchases of $100 or less (you'll never have to think about the right gift again). How to overcome failure and bounce back towards success. Why Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton believes that the best art will always be the riskiest. How to meditate and be more mindful (and not just for those that find it easy). Why tennis champion Maria Sharapova believe that “losing makes you think in ways victories can’t.” How to truly achieve work-life balance (and why most people tell you it isn’t realistic). How billionaire Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz transformed the way he engages with difficult situations to reduce suffering. Ways to thrive (and survive) the overwhelming amount of information you process every day. How to achieve clarity on your purpose and assess your priorities. And much more. This reference book, which I wrote for myself, has already changed my life. I certainly hope the same for you. I wish you luck as you forge your own path. All the best, Tim Ferriss
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Challenging Misrepresentations of Black Womanhood

Media, Literature and Theory

Author: Marquita M. Gammage,Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1783089385

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

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'Challenging Misrepresentations of Black Womanhood' investigates the stereotyping of Black womanhood and the larger sociological impact on Black women's self-perceptions. It details the historical and contemporary use of stereotypes against Black women and how Black women work to challenge and dispel false perceptions, and highlights the role of racist ideas in the reproduction and promotion of stereotypes of Black femaleness in media, literature, artificial intelligence and the perceptions of the general public. Contributors in this collection identify the racists and sexist ideologies behind the misperceptions of Black womanhood and illuminate twenty-first-century stereotypical treatment of Black women such as Michelle Obama and Serena Williams, and explore topics such as comedic expressions of Black motherhood, representations of Black women in television dramas and literature, and identity reclamation and self-determination. The five sections of the book provide a brief historical overall of the long-standing use of stereotypes used against Black women; explore the systematic attack on Black motherhood and how Black mothers use self-determination to thrive; investigate treatments of Black womanhood in media, television and literature; examine the political impact of stereotyped frameworks used for deconstructing Black female public figures; and discuss self-affirmation and identity reclamation among Africana women. 'Challenging Misrepresentations of Black Womanhood' establishes the criteria with which to examine the role of stereotypes in the lives of Black females and, more specifically, its impact on their social and psychological well-being.
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The Current Affairs Yearbook 2018 for Competitive Exams - UPSC/ State PCS/ SSC/ Banking/ Insurance/ Railways/ BBA/ MBA/ Defence - 3rd Edition

Author: Disha Experts

Publisher: Disha Publications

ISBN: 9387421236

Category:

Page: 348

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The thoroughly updated 3rd edition of the book Current Affairs 2018 captures the Most Important Events, Issues, Ideas & People of 2017 in a very lucid ans student friendly manner. It is essential for aspirants to keep themselves updated as just knowing things can get them more marks in such exams. Moreover Current Affairs prove to be very important tool to handle GD and PI. It comes in handy for the aspirants of UPSC, SSC, Banking, Insurance, Railways, Engg. Services and AFCAT etc. Infographics, Charts and MindMaps have facilitated information quickly and clearly. The information provided is in line with the analysis of previous years' competitive exams papers which will help aspirants update on all happenings across India and the world. Salient Features of the book: • Global Economic Outlook. • The India - SWOT Analysis - covers the social, political & economic aspects. • Timeline 2017 - covering the timeline of important dates from Jan - Dec 2017 of India and the World. • Bills & Acts - Provides features and details of the bills and acts that were passed in 2017. • Policies & Schemes - Provides features and details of the policies and schemes that were launched in 2017. • Top 500 - covering the Top 500 People, Events, Ideas and Issues that raised their head in 2017. • Analytical Articles - capturing the hottest of the issues of 2017. • Emerging Trends features the most significant news that captured the attention of people. • Cause & Effects illustrates the causes and effects of the various things that occurred in 2017.
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Unstoppable

The Pathway to Living an Inspired Life

Author: Adrian Gilpin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1841126403

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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In Unstoppable, Adrian Gilpin shows us through his ownamazing life-story, how ordinary people can achieve extraordinarythings. Adrian's story starts with his recovery from a financiallycatastrophic business collapse, and moves into his journey ofawakening through the labyrinth of personal development teaching.You will be deeply moved by Adrian's openness, integrity andhonesty as well as being truly inspired to delve deep into yourmost fundamental aspirations and beliefs to help you achieve allthat you really want in life. Unstoppable will help you navigate your way past thefalse prophets of human potential and keep you focused on theprinciples of effective thinking and action that will change theway you run your life forever.
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Unstoppable

The Incredible Power of Faith in Action

Author: Nick Vujicic

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760112151

Category:

Page: 256

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Being unstoppable is about believing and achieving. It's about having faith in yourself, your talents and your purpose and, most of all, in God's great love and His divine plan for your life.
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Inspired & Unstoppable

Wildly Succeeding in Your Life's Work!

Author: Tama Kieves

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101597194

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

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“You are meant to succeed in the work you love. Your desire will take you all the way.” — Tama J. Kieves What if everything you thought you needed to do to succeed was actually standing in the way of your success? Tama Kieves, Harvard-lawyer-turned-career-coach, has spent the last decade crossing the United States and Canada, speaking to tens of thousands of people and sharing her inspiring story of moving from a career that was killing her to a life that has uplifted her, chronicled in her first book, This Time I Dance!: Creating the Work You Love. She has mentored thousands of people who, with her help, have followed their passion, and now live their dream lives. And now she takes us to the next step in our journey… Within you is your purpose—your destiny—that will lead you to your greatest fulfillment, and your greatest success. What Kieves discovered in her own journey is that the way to success is an inspired path, not a linear one. She brings her mentoring ideas and actions together in her latest work, Inspired and Unstoppable. In this motivating book, Kieves teaches that it is only in unleashing this purpose that you can become truly happy and satisfied. Through these teachings, she will help you move into your “brilliant power.” She shares the mental and emotional impact of this journey—the fears, doubts, and boogeymen that arise—and how to become an unstoppable warrior for your life’s work and desires. This book will help you stay connected to your desires and shift your innermost thinking. When you do, inspired actions will seem to fall directly out of the sky, and onto your plate. You will naturally outpace anything any expert could ever tell you. You don’t need the steps, when you have the moves. Beautifully written, Inspired & Unstoppable also includes success stories from Tama’s life and the lives of others who have made their dreams their reality, as well as practices that will create positive momentum, and “Inspired Successisms”—delightful, quick bites of wisdom peppered throughout the book. It also includes guidelines on how to create your own “Inspired Success Circle”—a way of moving forward with the support of friends and loved ones. Practical, empowering, inspirational, galvanizing—Inspired & Unstoppable is the touchstone to (finally) living your wildest dreams and greatest desires.
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My Life So Far

Author: Jane Fonda

Publisher: Random House (NY)

ISBN: 9785559132563

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 590

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Born into the Hollywood of her legendary father Henry Fonda, the actress and bestselling author tells the story of her remarkable life--the movies, the men, the times of her life. From studying acting with Lee Strasberg to the making of many movies--Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, The China Syndrome, On Golden Pond; from marriages to French movie director Roger Vadim, activist Tom Hayden, media billionaire Ted Turner, to her independent life today; from antiwar activism to feminism and child advocacy; My Life So Far reveals the woman herself, with rich insights into the struggles of being human.
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Unstoppable

Running the Race You Were Born To Win

Author: Christine Caine

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310341183

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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Ready or not, you are in the run of your life. Whether you run like lightning, or crawl at a snail’s pace, God has chosen you to run the race set before you. His word calls to you: “Let us throw off everything that hinders…let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” (Heb 12:1-2) Not an athlete? Doesn’t matter. Still warming up? The race has already begun. Winded and limping? Keep moving forward. Stumbled or fallen? You have not been disqualified. Or maybe, while running in perfect stride, you’ve hit daunting obstacles. Do not give up! Why? Because this isn’t a one-person race. It’s a relay. You are not alone, but are part of a team assembled by God to achieve his purposes. And God is unstoppable. Fortunately, God has not left you on our own to muddle through the race untrained. His word and his story written into the lives of believers are filled with the wisdom to train you to successfully run the divine relay. Discover how to receive your baton, how to grasp firmly and carry forward all that God entrusts to you—his uncompromising truth, his piercing light, his radical change, his world-transforming love. And be trained in how to release what is no longer yours to carry so that every member of God’s team can press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called us heavenward in Christ Jesus. In Unstoppable, best-selling author, global evangelist, and human- trafficking activist, Christine Caine, mesmerizes us with true stories and eternal principles that equip us to run the race we were born to win, receiving and releasing the baton of faith in sync with our team, the body of Christ. God has plucked us out of eternity, positioned us in time, and given us gifts and talents to serve him in this generation to bring the light of Jesus Christ into a broken world. Our race is now. This is our time in history. We’ve been handed the baton of faith and asked to carry that light and dispel the darkness. If we receive and pass on the baton in the divine relay, we will be unstoppable.
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