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One Second After

One Second After
  • Author : William R. Forstchen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-04-26
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1429922060
  • File Size : 35,8 Mb
  • Total Download : 756
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Summary : A post-apocalyptic thriller of the after effects in the United States after a terrifying terrorist attack using electromagnetic pulse weapons. New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages...A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP). A weapon that may already be in the hands of our enemies. Months before publication, One Second After has already been cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read, a book already being discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a truly realistic look at a weapon and its awesome power to destroy the entire United States, literally within one second. It is a weapon that the Wall Street Journal warns could shatter America. In the tradition of On the Beach, Fail Safe and Testament, this book, set in a typical American town, is a dire warning of what might be our future...and our end. The John Matherson Series #1 One Second After #2 One Year After #3 The Final Day Other Books Pillar to the Sky 48 Hours At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

One Second to Think

One Second to Think
  • Author : Leon Quan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005-06
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9780595351916
  • File Size : 14,9 Mb
  • Total Download : 263
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Summary : A challenge to today's pop culture, One Second to Think is an information-age guide to critical thinking. Drawing upon the clarity of 20/20 "mindsight," this provocative twenty-first-century message provides the keys to an instantaneous mental makeover. Author Leon Quan exposes the tactics used by advertisers to define, manipulate, and mentally restrain the emerging leaders of America. Quan's entertaining mix of humor and candor will show you how to reverse this trend by focusing on your unique talents. Across the nation, his audiences have gained performance-enhancing ideas and perspectives including: Learning the ten critical seconds of leadership Avoiding the eight lethal one-second habits Finding the threshold of relevance Capturing the power of presence Developing, disciplining, and directing your passions Discovering the artistry of impulse management One Second to Think will energize those who want to enrich their leadership style, define their true ambitions, and execute their dreams with clarity and authenticity.

One Second Ahead

One Second Ahead
  • Author : Rasmus Hougaard,Jacqueline Carter,Gillian Coutts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9781137551924
  • File Size : 29,9 Mb
  • Total Download : 769
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Summary : Researchers have found that the accelerated pace of modern office life is taking its toll on productivity, employee engagement, creativity and well-being. Faced with a relentless flood of information and distractions, our brains try to process everything at once increasing our stress, decreasing our effectiveness and negatively impacting our performance. Ironically, we have become too overworked, unfocused, and busy to stop and ask ourselves the most important question: What can we do to break the cycle of being constantly under pressure, always-on, overloaded with information and in environments filled with distractions? Do we need to accept this as the new workplace reality and continue to survive rather than thrive in modern day work environments? Thankfully, the answer is no. In their new book, ONE SECOND AHEAD: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness (Palgrave Macmillan; November 2015), Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Gillian Coutts demonstrate that it is possible to train the brain to respond differently to today's constant pressures and distraction. All it takes is one second. They propose that we need to learn to work differently so we are more focused, calm and have less clutter in our mind so we can better manage our time and attention. What if we could hit the 'pause' button on our day, step back, and meet challenges with a sense of clarity and purpose? And what if there was a way not just of 'getting things done,' but ensuring that what does get done are the right things to do? Based on a program in corporate mindfulness designed by Hougaard and the partners of The Potential Project, One Second Ahead provides practical tools and techniques as well as real-world examples and lessons from organizations that have implemented mindfulness on a large scale. Thoroughly tested in a diverse range of industries, this program has resulted in measurable increases in productivity, effectiveness, and job satisfaction. With the new mindset proposed in One Second Ahead, readers will be able to put an end to ineffective multitasking, unproductive meetings, poor communication, and other unhealthy workplace behaviors by applying mindfulness to every day work life. All too often, we think that being mindful requires engaging in a special activity like meditation or yoga. Sure, these activities are beneficial and important to train the mind, but there are many simple things we can do to be mindful all day long. One Second Ahead is a handbook for more mindful work that offers: Practical, easy to apply, tools and techniques to enhance performance and effectiveness in day to day work activities such as meetings, emails, communication, planning, creativity and more Real-world stories of how mindfulness changed the workdays of leaders and front line employees Tips for cultivating mental strategies and routines that can reduce clutter, increase focus, and rewire your brain to enhance presence, patience, kindness and other valuable mind states Simple yet detailed step-by-step instructions for a more systematic approach to mindfulness training to enhance focus and awareness Guidelines for a 10-minute-per-day mindfulness program that can reshape your life both at work and at home; A reproducible planning worksheet and further resources in the Appendix. One Second Ahead can transform daily work life by helping individuals and teams realize more of their potential through greater focus and awareness. The tools and techniques in this book can transform individual and organizational performance one mind at a time.

Cancer: Second Hand: Being the “Last One Standing”

Cancer: Second Hand: Being the “Last One Standing”
  • Author : Lynda R. Baio
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-02-15
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 9781483464671
  • File Size : 44,8 Mb
  • Total Download : 678
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Summary : This book will take you along on my journey going through cancer, second hand. It offers insight, tips and inspiration to anyone going through the same, or similar struggles, as well as offering hope. I wrote this book as a tribute to my family of which I’m the “last one standing”. I want to let others know that even though I’m the last one, I am indeed still standing and that speaks volumes. Together, cancer may bend us but never break us. We’re all so much stronger than we know and braver than we even care to admit. Let my book be your guide. Together there is hope, there is strength and there is peace. Together, we can do this and still stand strong. Peace!

One Second

One Second
  • Author : Kenny Elmore
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 154
  • ISBN : 1452010811
  • File Size : 45,6 Mb
  • Total Download : 236
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Summary : 1975 Kenny fell in love with motorcycles; it was his gateway to freedom. Motorcycles were a big part of his life, and in 2008 a near fatal motorcycle vs car accident changed his life forever. This book details the events of his life and struggles with rehabilitation.

Communicating with One Another

Communicating with One Another
  • Author : Sabine Kowal
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009-03-02
  • Total pages : 265
  • ISBN : 9780387776323
  • File Size : 10,6 Mb
  • Total Download : 678
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Summary : In contrast to traditional approaches of mainstream psycholinguists, the authors of Communicating with One Another approach spontaneous spoken discourse as a dynamic process, rich with structures, patterns, and rules other than conventional grammar and syntax. Daniel C. O’Connell and Sabine Kowal thoroughly critique mainstream psycholinguistics, proposing instead a shift in theoretical focus from experimentation to field observation, from monologue to dialogue, and from the written to the spoken. They invoke four theoretical principles: intersubjectivity, perspectivity, open-endedness, and verbal integrity. Their analyses of historical and original research raise significant questions about the relationship between spoken and written discourse, particularly with regard to transcription and punctuation. With emphasis on political discourse, media interviews, and dramatic performance, the authors review both familiar and unexplored characteristics of spontaneous spoken communication, including: (1) The speaker’s use of prosody. (2) The functions of interjections. (3) What fillers do for a living. (4) Turn-taking: Smooth and otherwise. (5) Laughter, applause, and booing: from individual listener to collective audience. (6) Pauses, silence, and the art of listening. The paradigm shift proposed in Communicating with One Another will interest and provoke readers concerned about communicative language use – including psycholinguists, sociolinguists, and anthropological linguists.

Another One Bites the Dust

Another One Bites the Dust
  • Author : Jennifer Rardin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007-12-12
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780316023979
  • File Size : 38,7 Mb
  • Total Download : 337
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Summary : I'm Jaz Parks. CIA assassin. Black belt. Belly dancer at the Corpus Christi Winter Festival. The last is cover for my latest mission: retrieve a vital piece of biotechnology by killing the maniac who stole it. He's Chien-Lung, an obsessive vamp who's invulnerable while wearing his armor - which is constantly. Then there are the reavers, ancient fiends who murder innocents and eat their souls. Only I can sense them. So it's not long before they'll want me dead, dead, dead.

One Second After You Die

One Second After You Die
  • Author : Billy Crone
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-05-31
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 9781948766098
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb
  • Total Download : 394
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Summary : If there's one universal truth in life, it's got to be this. We all wonder what lies beyond the grave. Is it the end of our existence or is it the beginning of an eternal bliss? Is it something to be fearful of, or is it something to look forward to? And even though most people seem to be in the dark on this, one thing is for sure, One Second After You Die, you'll find out. Therefore, in order to prepare you for eternity before it's too late, this book, One Second After You Die takes a look at the four basic questions concerning eternal matters: Is There Life After Death? What Happens When You Die? Is There Really a Hell? Is there Really a Heaven? As you will discover, there are only two options. It's either up, or it's down. Each of us are currently headed for eternal bliss in heaven or eternal torment in hell. Scoff all you want, but once you've gone, there is no coming back and there is no second chance. Give your life to Jesus Christ today because One Second After You Die, it's going to be too late.