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by Dr. Leona ZastrowThis book explores the appraising of American Indian items from pottery to jewelry to textiles to paintings and other items and provides information about the artists, their history and culture. Many photos are in the book. References are provided so that readers can continue researching and learning about American Indian art and its history.
by Wonder JonamuLet's face it, leadership theories, fads or frameworks that have worked before are found wanting in the context of contemporary leadership practice. Navigating the leadership journey successfully has become even more daunting for every leader. Frankly, the leadership game has changed and thus a new game plan and more enduring leadership architecture have become necessary. The hard-nosed taskmaster leadership style just won't work anymore. In his breakthrough leadership book, Wonder Jonamu makes ... more
One Survivor's Guide for Beating Depression and Thriving Thereafter: Simple, Practical, Step-by-Step Remedies for the Illness oby Nima FardThe quintessential guide on how to beat depression. This personal and motivating guide for battling depression follows one survivor’s intimate journey through the illness while imparting the essential steps readers can take to start feeling better. As the narrative of this first person account unfolds, it compels, educates, and guides readers towards forming the necessary habits for overcoming depression. Its holistic approach uncovers many keys, practices, and secrets that can lead to a healthi... more
by Len TomakaTo soon old, too late smart. Over the course of my life, I have happened upon sayings that apply to specific situations in our lives. Actually, they relate powerful lessons. Over time, I jotted down many of these real-world insights and also began to compile a list of my personal experiences that I expected to pass along to my children. But I was married for thirteen years then divorced. We were not blessed with children. So I passed these sayings along to pipe fitter apprentices who worked w... more
by Dr. Don MacDonaldEveryone loves an underdog, but what happens when you stay stuck in that mindset? It can become a curse that causes you to sabotage your own success, be brought down by old habits and held back from genuine happiness. After spending most of his life trying to kick his own underdog curse, chiropractor and success coach Dr. Don MacDonald now spends most of his time trying to help others with the cure to this purpose-destroying pattern. It’s time to stop being focused on what other people think... more
by Tim LjunggrenPresented as either a riddle or tale, the koan is instrumental to the Zen student’s path to enlightenment; by opening and freeing the mind from both outer and inner restrictions, the “empty mind” of the Zen student is more open to insight and realization that could be achieved in no other way. As artists, we, too, need the benefit of an “empty mind.” Our own creative insights and realizations become more tangible and workable when we clear away the clutter of fear, negativity, apathy, and all... more
by Michael GoldMICHAEL GOLD is a photographer and author, whose photographs have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Fortune, Esquire, Opera News, National Lampoon, American Express, BMW, IBM, SONY and more. Besides "EARN THAT VOTE: Practical Help From The Gut To Win An Election," he is also the co-author, along with Professor Fred Mayo of NYU, of “Modern American Manners: Dining Etiquette for Hosts and Guests,” published by Skyhorse Publishing that will be available April 4th, 2017, all over the country.... more
by Bill StokesThirty-eight years ago I wrote a “Drink, Drank, Drunk,” series of six articles for the Milwaukee Journal in which I used my personal experience with booze along with pointing out the stranglehold the beer/booze industry has in formulating our absurd collective relationship with alcohol. Incredibly, a recent review of those articles leads to the inevitable and unfortunate conclusion that with only minor changes for updating statistics they could have been written yesterday. Never in my many ye... more
by Munir Ahmad
by Norman Eng“Teaching College” aims to help new instructors engage students more effectively, through strategies and approaches Dr. Eng learned as a K-12 teacher and as an advertiser. These include “the marketer’s mindset” to understanding the needs of the target audience as well as the “You, Y’all, We” approach to lesson planning. “Teaching College” walks you through the planning & execution of your course step-by-step, backed by the latest research in education, psychology, communication, and business.
by Laine CunninghamThe Zen of Gardening combines wisdom cultivated in the garden with beautiful and inspirational photos. Written by an award-winning author, the text offers original, enlightening sayings that reflect the Zen found in every garden. Fifty inspiring photos enhance the insight in a full-color book that makes a perfect gift. When Laine Cunningham lost a tree in her front yard, she began planting a garden. Years later, over half her lawn had been replaced with flowers, blooming shrubs and native tre... more
by Gloria Dunn-ViolinChange the word and change your mind by transforming retirement into revivement™ and, have your best life now! Gloria Dunn-Violin has coined this new word and a new philosophy for your second half of life in her hot off the press book called Revivement: Having a Life After Making a Living. She suggests with fervor that anyone over 50 is ready to have a rebirth, and to renew and revitalize a life that has been waiting for this auspicious time. This book is a good friend for anyone contemplatin... more
by Robert Jastremski
Advice is perishable. Often we hear some good advice but it’s for a situation not in play for months or years, so you forget the advice. Working World Mentor contains 80 standalone what/why/how, insightful topics, covering student concerns, job capture, workplace reality, communications, and professional development winning advice. A chapter on balancing work and enjoying life is included.. This book covers how to achieve desired goals with minimum stress. The author lived a remarkab... more
by Robert Gerlach
"Creative work in companies is like going fishing, but with a gun pointed to your head telling you to hurry up or you are out!" – Robert Gerlach
Innovator’s High provides new insights on creativity, such as: the #1 reason why people have their best ideas on the job, how to transform negative feelings into creative power and why great artists never steal. What’s more? Creativity coach Robert Gerlach reveals an unknown secret behind the innovators Leonardo da V... more
by Millicent Arlene SmithWhat did you do for YOU today? Did you simply go through the motions of everyday life, or did you purposefully live each minute, each moment to the fullest? The Next Step is an inspirational guide to living that explores the meaning of life and each person's individual purpose on earth. It challenges the motive for the decisions we make on a daily basis and forces us to look within ourselves for answers to questions about our existence. With faith in God and a strong belief in the power of the p... more
by Brandy MillerA how-to guide for aspiring authors who want to finish their first book in 40 days (or less). Inspired by the author's own experiences, the book offers tips and tricks that she has used to get her books out of her head and onto the page while balancing work, family, and community obligations.