Do you want to be successful? Of course, you say, everyone wants to be successful, yet how many people know what it takes or how to develop what it takes or even know what it looks like? Is success fame or wealth, or is it something else? Not everyone can be famous or rich, yet everyone can be successful. Success is within the grasp of anyone who learns how to turn the cards they were dealt into a winning hand. Winning at the Card Game of Life not only identifies the behaviors and approach involved in someone being successful, but also how you can develop those same skills yourself. Through the example of everyday people who achieved success, you can see how you too can win at the card game of life. *********************** Everyone wants to succeed . . . and everyone can. Winning at the Card Game of Life shows how success does not depend upon the cards you were dealt, but rather how you play them. Success starts with learning how commitment, attitude, resources, decision making, and scheme (CARDS) make up the foundation of all successful people. A journey through the lives of twenty-three seemingly commonyet also dedicated, inspirational, and successful peopleconfirms the books premise that there are many roads to success. To help the reader with their own journey to success, there are exercises included in the book for self-exploration and skill development. The lessons, role models, and tools found in Winning at the Card Game of Life show how anyone can turn the cards they were dealt into a winning hand. ************************ Winning at the Card Game of Life is a book that was designed with the young adult in mind but is applicable to anyone who is seeking the road to success. The basic premise of the book is that Success depends not on the cards you were dealt, but rather on how you play them. There are twenty-three stories of successful people, such as a circus clown, a chief of police, and a POW who, through the course of their lives, reached a level of personal success. The book reveals that their success is hidden in the CARDS, which stands for: commitment, attitude, resources, decision making, and scheme. The book concludes with identifying how the reader can develop and apply these attributes to their journey to success. There are also exercises in the book that can be used in the classroom to teach theses concepts. Winning at the Card Game of Life is for anyone who wants to create and achieve a successful life. Based upon the basic premise that Success depends not on the cards you were dealt, but rather on how you play them, the book reveals how everyone can be successful. Through the use of twenty-three life stories of noncelebrity yet successful people as examples, Dr. McGlenn develops the concept that success is hidden in the CARDS and how everyone can design their own blueprint for success.
The very special magic of James Herriot’s storytelling shines throughout James Herriot's Dog Stories; this classic collection of stories about the animal he loves the most. Here are some of the dogs who have won a special place in the country vet’s heart – dogs like Tricki Woo, the little Pekinese suffering from ‘flop-butt’; Clancy the dog who nobody would go near; and Gyp, the sheepdog who only barked once in his life. They’re joined by lovable dogs of all shapes and sizes in a wonderful collection of stories, which will be enjoyed by all dog-lovers and James Herriot fans alike.
The autobiography of one of the foremost jazz clarinetists who is well known for his recordings with Edward 'Kid' Ory and the Louis Armstrong All Stars. Darensbourg was born in Baton Rouge, LA, in 1906 and heard many early New Orleans jazz bands as a young boy. For most of his life he lived on the West Coast and the book is a first-rate reference source for students of jazz and popular music in the urban centres of Seattle and Los Angeles.
Jack Whitman is a powerful executive with a massive multimedia conglomerate. He is extremely well-paid, highly ambitious, and desperately lonely since his wife's murder. Then one night on a subway car, his eyes meet those of a woman he cannot forget. Dolores Salcines is a ravaged beauty on the knife edge of despair--a woman on the run with secrets, and good reason to hide them. What she needs is a savior--an impulsive rescue form a dire past. What she has found is a man willing to give it to her. It begins as a reckless liaison. It spirals into a nightmare that threatens Jack's career, his fortune, and his life. A trap has been set. For Jack, the only chance at escape is to submit to the one final dangerous urge that resides in the dark side of every human heart.