Legendary silicon valley visionary and one of the world’s greatest business leaders, john chambers shares the playbook and philosophy that transformed cisco into a global tech titan and now inspire a new generation of leaders. With numerous start-ups moving from zero to a billion to bankruptcy in a matter of years, it’s clear that sustaining a business in the digital age is no walk in the park.
In this inspiring, empowering book, shetty draws on his time as a monk in the vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, think like a monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us.
Employers who refuse to adapt to the expectations of younger generations are losing out on top talent, as they leave for positions at companies with more modern practices. Learn what companies need to do to fit into the new normal in the workplace. Generation y sees the world differently than any other generation in modern memory.and nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace. The astronomical shifts that this generation has seen in the economy, technology, and the world have changed what they want from life and work-which is not a 9-5 existence for forty-plus years
Drawing on the proven, simple techniques he has developed over the past 35 years – techniques that paul mckenna uses in his workshops – bandler shows you how to move beyond the limitations that are holding you back, to discover what you want more of in your life and then to make it happen.
When king jameson declares his love for lady hollis brite, hollis is shocked—and thrilled. After all, she’s grown up at keresken castle, vying for the king’s attention alongside other daughters of the nobility. Capturing his heart is a dream come true.
This little island is home to a large number of horrible grown-ups. The school, the local park, the toy shop and even the island’s ice-cream van are all run by awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all – aunt greta greed!
This collection of twenty reviews, essays and pieces of memoir from the next three decades, tells the story of what happened next. Her subjects range far and wide: robespierre and danton, the hite report, saudi arabia where she lived for four years in the 1980s, the bulger case, john osborne, the virgin mary as well as the pop icon madonna, a brilliant examination of helen duncan, britain’s last witch. There are essays about jane boleyn, charles brandon, christopher marlowe and margaret pole, which display the astonishing insight into the tudor mind we are familiar with from the bestselling wolf hall trilogy.
The story begins in may 1536: anne boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired french executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith’s son from putney emerges from the spring’s bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth, while his formidable master, henry viii, settles to short-lived happiness with his third queen, jane seymour.
Sorrel fallowfield is so good at being good that teachers come to her when they need help remembering the school rules – and there are lots. Luckily, sorrel doesn’t have any trouble following them, until the day she discovers a faded packet of surprising seeds buried under a tree in her backyard.
Princess alyrra has never enjoyed the security or power of her rank. Between her family’s cruelty and the court’s contempt, she has spent her life in the shadows. Forced to marry a powerful foreign prince, alyrra embarks on a journey to meet her betrothed with little hope for a better future. But powerful men have powerful enemies – and now so does alyrra. Betrayed during a magical attack, her identity is switched with another woman’s, giving alyrra the first choice she’s ever had: to start a new life for herself or fight for a prince she’s never met.
On a winter’s day in a british town, twelve-year old alex receives a package in the mail: an old tin robot from his grandfather. “this one is special,” says the enclosed note, and when strange events start occurring around him, alex suspects this small toy is more than special; it might be deadly.
In an isolated village in the mountains of andalusia, a mysterious frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the beirut of old and a child taken from her in treason’s name. The woman is the keeper of the kremlin’s most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the kgb inserted a mole into the heart of the west– a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power.
Hercule poirot is travelling by luxury passenger coach from london to the exclusive kingfisher hill estate, where richard devonport has summoned him to prove that his fiancée, helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, frank. But there is a strange condition attached to this request: poirot must conceal his true reason for being there.
Francess parents were not prepared for her birth: they had a blanket and an easel and some paint, but not anything useful, like a car or a phone. So it’s no wonder frankie has always had a temper. She was born on a beach, in a storm.what frances was not prepared for was dying in a freak natural disaster that wiped out her whole town.
For readers of gillian flynn and tana french comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from fox: a twisty, powerful hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house.
For fans of what you did and the dilemma comes a nail-biting suspense thriller that asks: how far would you go to save a child that isn’t yours? You don’t know who they are. You don’t know why they’re hunting her. But you know she’s in danger. What do you do? When teacher jenni wales sees 15-year-old destiny’s black eye, she’s immediately worried. Destiny isn’t your average student: she’s smart, genius iq smart, and she’s in care. But concern turns to fear when jenni witnesses an attempt to abduct destiny from school.
Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, ivan and ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the true meaning of friendship and family.
A woman; a war; a child that changed everything. Spanning the sweep of the twentieth century, we must be brave is a luminous and profoundly moving novel about the people we rescue and the ways in which they rescue us back. She was fast asleep on the back seat of the bus. Curled up, thumb in mouth. Four, maybe five years old. I turned around. The last few passengers were shuffling away from me down the aisle to the doors. ‘whose is this child?’ i called. Nobody looked back.
A mother of ten, was abducted from her home in belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt her orphaned children, the perpetrators of the brutal crime and a whole society in northern ireland for decades. Through the unsolved case of jean mcconville’s abduction, patrick radden keefe tells the larger story of the troubles, investigating dolours price, the first woman to join the ira, who bombed the old bailey; gerry adams, the politician who helped end the fighting but denied his ira past; and brendan hughes, an ira commander who broke their code of silence.
Business leaders often take actions that from up earnings in the short term, but compromise their companies’ long-term health. David cote, the much-respected former leader of honeywell international and one of the most successful ceo of his generation, shares a simple, paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals. Short-termism is rampant among executives and managers today, causing many companies to under perform and even go out of business.
Based on building a story brand by new york times bestselling author don miller, this checklist is a strategic and actionable guide to applying the storybrand framework to any brand and an essential part of any marketing professional’s tool kit. Every day, brands lose millions of dollars simply because they do not have a clear message that tells consumers who they are and what value they will add to their customers’ lives. To solve this dilemma, don miller wrote building a storybrand, which has become the quintessential guide for anyone looking to craft or strengthen their brand’s message.
What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known? That is the question john brockman, publisher of the acclaimed science salon edge.org (“the world’s smartest website”—the guardian), presented to 205 of the world’s most influential thinkers from across the intellectual spectrum—award-winning physicists, economists, psychologists, philosophers, novelists, artists, and more. From the origins of the universe to the order of everyday life, this idea is brilliant takes readers on a tour of the bold, exciting, and underappreciated scientific concepts that will enrich every mind.