Featuring comfortable ranges and a beautifully supportive accompaniment, this introspective piece offers a powerful and inspiring message: "Imagine if no bound'ries could impede us; Imagine what a world we would create. With the simple steps we take, oh, the changes that we could make."
Author: Tyler J. Logan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This book targets those who have held grudges and unforgiveness against other people. This will bring answers to those who find it hard to forgive. Too, it speaks to those who went through a lot of terrible events in which causes them to be weary in the darkest hour. This explains about destructive criticism and being misunderstood by other people. It will deal with questions such as confronting and why one cant accept an apology. This book strongly speaks about unforgiveness and barriers in families. This is guide that will express healing in a persons soul and spirit.
A Guaranteed Income for Life
Author: Courtney Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Solid Forex strategies for capturing profits in today's volatile markets How to Make a Living Trading Foreign Exchange puts the world of Forex at your fingertips. Author Courtney Smith begins with an introduction to the Forex market-what it is and how it works. He then delves into six moneymaking techniques for trading Forex, including his unique Rejection Rule that doubles the profit of basic channel breakout systems. In addition to two specific methods for exiting positions at critical levels, Smith also discusses powerful risk management techniques and successful trading psychology strategies that will keep you one step ahead of the game. Reveals the secrets of the Forex market and how to create a lifetime of income trading it Offers advice on maximizing profits during the volatile swings that have increasingly become the norm Other titles by Smith: Option Strategies, Third Edition, Seasonal Charts For Futures Traders, Commodity Spreads, and Profits Through Seasonal Trading Make more from today's Forex market with How to Make a Living Trading Foreign Exchange.
Exploring New Technologies for Learning
Author: James Hendler
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
Within the sphere of children's learning and play, the concept of robot and the application of actual robots are undergoing a dramatic expansion. Here the term "robot" refers to a growing range of interactive devices-including toys, pets, assistants to the disabled, and overtly educational tools-which are being used in ways that are expected to have profound and beneficial effects on how our children develop and grow. Robots for Kids: Exploring New Technologies for Learning opens with contributions from leading designers and researchers, each offering a unique perspective into the challenge of developing robots specifically for children. The second part is devoted to the stories of educators who work with children using these devices, exploring new applications and mapping their impact. Throughout the book, essays by children are included that discuss their first-hand experiences and ideas about robots. This is an engaging, entertaining, and insightful book for a broad audience, including HCI, AI, and robotics researchers in business and academia, new media and consumer product developers, robotics hobbyists, toy designers, teachers, and education researchers. * contributions by leaders in the fields of human-computer interaction and robotics * product development stories told by leading designers and researchers in organizations such as Microsoft, MIT Media Lab, Disney, and Sony * product application stories told by educators who are making robots a central part of kids' learning experiences, both in and out of the classroom * essays by kids-some, users of robotic technology, and others, designers in their own right
Oral Histories of an Island People
Author: Michi Kodama-Nishimoto,Warren S. Nishimoto,Cynthia A. Oshiro
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The first major book in over a generation to present a rich sampling of the landmark work of Hawai'i's Center for Oral History, Talking Hawai'i's Story preserves Hawai'i's social and cultural history through the narratives of the people who lived it - co-workers, neighbors, family members, and friends. An introduction by Warren Nishimoto and Michi Kodama-Nishimoto provides historical context and information about the selection and collection methods. Interview subject photos and a guide for further reading are included as well.
How to Create and Deliver Words that Move Minds
Author: Richard Heller
Publisher: Pearson Education
Category: Business & Economics
Sooner or later, we all find ourselves in front of an audience with nothing more to rely on than the power of our words. To lead today is to be a great persuader. We need the ability to mobilise ideas, appeal to values and inspire action. To find the right words, and the memorable words, to carry an audience and change things.In the business world it is no longer enough for executives to be good at making things or selling them or keeping costs down. They are also expected to explain things and persuade people to do things, and so crafting good speeches has become an essential business skill and a component of any successful career.A good speech is a good career move. More and more of us, in life and work then, can expect to find ourselves in front of an audience hoping to move hearts and minds. If you want to shape a collective vision, craft a compelling case or simply explain your plans with clarity and purpose, this book will help you write and deliver a memorable speech. There are many different skills involved in speaking well, but ultimately you need to know how to choose and organise words you need to be able to write. High Impact Speeches will teach you how. It will also help you to develop a unique style and a unique copmand of your subject, with techniques that have worked for some of the greatest speakers in history. A good speech can inform, persuade, win a debate, make money or make news. It can advance your career and enhance your reputation. A bad one can only bore or make enemies. Whether the speech that you are writing is for you or for your boss, this book will teach you how to deliver a winning speech - from scratch. Expert speech-writer for business-leaders and leading politicians, Richard Heller will show you how to: Accept the right speaking opportunities (and reject the wrong ones) Identify your desired result Research your audience Structure and plan your speech Create an attention-grabbing beginning and a rousing finish Make it rhythmic and colourful Add changes of mood and pace Deploy killer logic, winning arguments and powerful persuasion Edit and refine the sharpest draft and rehearse for perfection Carry your audience to their destination of agreeing with you "Essential reading for anyone who has to prepare and deliver a speech." - Baroness Boothroyd "No one is better suited to write a primer of speechmaking than Richard Heller. One of the few modern journalists with a real talent for language ?he has set out what to say and how to say it." Tribune
Industry Insiders Tell How to Make the Cut, Make the Deal, and Make It in Music
Author: Anastasia Brown,Brian Mansfield
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Talent is not enough to make it in the music business, and the insights, tips, and techniques in Make Me A Star will give readers the edge they need to stand out to even the toughest judges - on television or anywhere in the music business. Anastasia Brown, music producer and judge of Nashville Star, provides the insight anyone wanting to make it in the music business needs to know, whether through music contests or going the traditional route. From creating a memorable first impression to planning a winning strategy for sustained success, every step of the process is addressed. Behind the scenes stories of what worked (and what didn't) from such performers as Keith Urban, Reba McIntire, Carrie Underwood, and many more show the human side of the journey. Make Me a Star helps the reader determine his or her strengths and gives advice based on those strengths. Each chapter will also include insight from top producers, agents, publicists, and stylists. "They say a smart man learns from his mistakes but a wise man learns from another's mistakes. Some pitfalls are necessary for an artist's development, but not all. The stories and advice within these pages are not merely rhetoric or theory - they are hard-fought and hard-won experiences from those who've been in the trenches." ---Keith Urban
Conversations About Women, Leadership and Power
Author: Marianne Schnall
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Political Science
“I would love for my younger fans to read What Will It Take to Make a Woman President? by Marianne Schnall. It’s a collection of interviews and essays by great women, including Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, and Melissa Etheridge. They will inspire you to become a better leader.” —Beyoncé Prompted by a question from her eight-year-old daughter during the 2008 election of Barack Obama—“Why haven’t we ever had a woman president?”—Marianne Schnall set out on a journey to find the answer. A widely published writer, author, and interviewer, and the Executive Director of Feminist.com, Schnall began looking at the issues from various angles and perspectives, gathering viewpoints from influential people from all sectors. What Will It Take to Make A Woman President? features interviews with politicians, public officials, thought leaders, writers, artists, and activists in an attempt to discover the obstacles that have held women back and what needs to change in order to elect a woman into the White House. With insights and personal anecdotes from Sheryl Sandberg, Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Nancy Pelosi, Nicholas Kristof, Melissa Etheridge, and many more, this book addresses timely, provocative issues involving women, politics, and power. With a broader goal of encouraging women and girls to be leaders in their lives, their communities, and the larger world, Schnall and her interviewees explore the changing paradigms occurring in politics and in our culture with the hope of moving toward meaningful and effective solutions—and a world where a woman can be president.
Tony White's Masterclass Course on the Traditional Principles of Animation
Author: Tony White
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Sadly the days of the traditional studio apprenticeship in animation are long gone but this book enables the reader to find the next best thing, watching and observing a Master Animator at work. Become Tony White's personal animation apprentice, and experience the golden era of the great Disney and Warner Brothers studios right in your own home or studio. Tony White's Animation Master Class is uniquely designed to cover the core principles of animated movement comprehensively. It offers a DVD with animated movies and filmed excerpts of the author at his drawing board to illustrate the concepts as the work is being created. Tony White's Animation Master Class offers secrets and unique approaches only a Master Animator could share. The book comes out of the author's six years of real-world professional experience teaching animation, and 30 years of professional experience. Whether you want to become a qualified animator of 2D, 3D, Flash or any other form of animation, Tony White's foundations bring you closer to that goal. The DVD is invaluable, in that readers are not only taught principles and concepts in the book, they are able to see them demonstrated in action in the movies on the DVD.
Author: Jesse Cannon,Todd Thomas
Publisher: Jesse Cannon
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
How Do I Promote My Music On A Small Budget? How Do I Get My YouTube Videos to Spread? How Do I Turn Casual Fans Into One’s Who Buy From Me? How Do I Get Written About On Blogs? How Do I Increase Turnout At Shows? How Do I Make Fans Using Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr And SoundCloud? With every day that passes, the power the major labels once had dies a little more. The chance to get the same exposure as your favorite musicians gets easier and easier. The hurdles that would only allow you to get popular, if the right people said your music was good enough, are gone. You can now get exposed to thousands of potential fans without investing 1% of what musicians used to by building a fanbase based on listeners love for your music. No more writing letters hoping that A&R writes you back. This book explains how you do it. While many books will tell you obvious information, legal mumbo-jumbo and marketing catchphrases that don’t help you get more fans. Our experience working with real bands - from upstarts like Man Overboard and Transit to legends like The Cure, The Misfits and Animal Collective, has led us to understand the insider tricks and ideas that go into some of the most important groups of our time. We produce records, do licensing deals, negotiate record contracts and get the musicians we work with written about on websites like Pitchfork and Vice. We have worked with bands who started off as nothing and became something. Unlike any other book written on the subject we have compiled the knowledge no one else has been willing to print in fear of obsoleting their own career. We give you thousands of ideas on how to get people to hear your music and turn them into fans who pay to support your music. Whether you are a label owner, musician, manager, booking agent or publicist there is information in this book that will help you do what you do better. Enjoy! For more information see GetMoreFansBook.com
Author: Ralph Ellison
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "[A]n extraordinary book, a work of staggering virtuosity. With its publication, a giant world of literature has just grown twice as tall."--Newsday From Ralph Ellison--author of the classic novel of African-American experience, Invisible Man--the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular--the rhythms of jazz and gospel and ordinary speech--at the height of his powers, telling a powerful, evocative tale of a prodigal of the twentieth century. "Tell me what happened while there's still time," demands the dying Senator Adam Sunraider to the itinerate Negro preacher whom he calls Daddy Hickman. As a young man, Sunraider was Bliss, an orphan taken in by Hickman and raised to be a preacher like himself. Bliss's history encompasses the joys of young southern boyhood; bucolic days as a filmmaker, lovemaking in a field in the Oklahoma sun. And behind it all lies a mystery: how did this chosen child become the man who would deny everything to achieve his goals? Brilliantly crafted, moving, wise, Juneteenth is the work of an American master.
Author: Ken Horsfall
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories of growing up in post-war poverty, working with a scoundrel who later became a New Zealand Member of Parliament, trying to combat UN and NGO corruption, climbing active volcanoes, diving on Japanese WWII shipwrecks, being attacked by tribal warriors, and running a hotel in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. This is the story of a man who really did take the road less travelled. Anyone trying to build up the courage to live an extraordinary life of their own need look no further for inspiration. If he can do it, so can you!
If we had a chance to do it all over again, would we do it right?
Author: Steven J Bennett
Publisher: Balboa Press
This thought-provoking compilation delivers a message of awareness and transformation through the daily insights of an inspired non-conformist. As a partner to the 365 Rules website, it asks you to think critically about the world we live in. Rule No. 130: Holding establishments accountable for drinking and driving—just another example of the self indulgent, irresponsible masses trying to deflect blame and suck upon the teat of society’s two-headed litigious whore mother … “greed and avarice!” Rule No. 355: Car alarms—how many times has your car alarm been set off accidentally? And how many times has your car been stolen? Exactly! Rule No. 320: I hate cops—I hate the cops … translation … “I hate getting busted every time I break the law.” If you hate police, chances are you’re breaking the law too often. Prepare yourself, because the gems of wisdom contained within its pages will awaken your desire to challenge the system. In the new world, 365 Rules will be handed down through generations as a continual work in progress to help keep our world on a righteous path. “365 Rules of the New World is a hilarious glimpse into the mind of a man craving serious societal change. Seemingly off-the-wall and curmudgeonly, Bennett manages to perfectly balance humor and poignancy to deliver a powerful punch to the gut of the whacky world we live in.” — Nicole Schill, author of 30yearoldknowitall.wordpress.com