Welcome to Life, an exciting six-level series that makes learning English an exploration of the world. Drawing on National Geographic content, Life transforms the learning experience into a fabulous journey with irresistible images, articles and videos that engage learners like no series before. Bring Life into your classroom!
In this extraordinary book Col. Kolditz explains that his research on in extremis leadership, where followers perceive their lives to be threatened, reveals that the leadership lessons and principles in evidence in dangerous settings also apply to leading in business and everyday life. The book shows how leadership literally defines the promise of hope or future life and that extremely capable leaders are needed in all walks of life. The book describes a variety of high-risk situations that are ideal settings to seek and find great leaders, assess how they might be different, and to glean valuable insights for extraordinary leadership in our everyday lives. Through heart-stopping real-life stories of leaders in these extreme situations, Kolditz insists that leaders at all levels can improve their effectiveness.
Discover what life was like in medieval England with this light-hearted sticker book. Featuring humorous illustrations, this activity book consists of an assortment of scenes, with over 600 stickers of people, animals and objects that children can arrange as they wish, to create bustling pictures that show everyday life during the Middle Ages.
Creative approaches for designing a more balanced life and career In the graphic design industry, kerning is the fine-tuning or adjustment of space between letterforms (type). In this book, author Justin Ahrens applies this concept to both the life and career of business professionals. There is a common misconception that positive change in one's life only comes from a complete system overhaul. Ahrens challenges this notion by inviting business leaders and professionals to not only reassess the various spaces and goals of one's life, but to rethink our understanding of balance altogether. This book includes insights and observations from both the creative and professional world. Guides you in determining what you're passionate about, and how to keep those passions in the forefront of your life and career How to create work that stands apart How to cultivate and maintain a group of wise mentors Develop critical decision-making skills Live a life that fuels your work, and work in a way that fuels your life. Life Kerning shows you how.
Human beings often struggle to find a life filled with passion, happiness... and just plain goodness. This struggle drives many to depression, addictive tendencies, or even self-destruction. Author and New Thought minister Edward Viljoen argues that the struggle need not be an arduous or painful one - that through garden-variety acts of kindness, faith, and compassion we can create beautiful lives. Using stories, personal examples, tips, and exercises, this book will guide the reader to realize that wherever they are, they can create meaning and beauty in their life and in the world. Viljoen provides deep insights into how we can live happier lives including: -How life is a paradox of both wholeness and brokenness-How caring about the ordinary things causes extraordinary life experiences-How society's messages about perfection distract us from our ordinary goodness-How faith is a muscle that must be exercised-How in moments of exasperation we sometimes lose our composure, and how that is nothing to be ashamed about-How ordinary goodness leads to a redefining of DivinityPeople spend much of their lives trying to be fulfilled and happy. What this book shows is that this is attainable - nothing extraordinary required.
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. The setting of The Rattle of Life is an English village that stands on the site of a historic battle. Some characters refer to the battle as a metaphor for the struggles of life. It is the only one of the five Christmas Books that has no supernatural or explicitly religious elements.
The setting is an English village that stands on the site of a historic battle. Some characters refer to the battle as a metaphor for the struggles of life. Battle is the only one of the five Christmas Books that has no supernatural or explicitly religious elements.
The life experience of many outstanding people teaches that it is the overcoming of difficulties that is the key to success in life. But to overcome difficulties – you need to overcome yourself! Overcome your negative thoughts, habits and weaknesses. How to do it, when emotions cloud your mind and do not let you see the true state of things, is told in this book.As an urgent psychological help, the book is recommended to all who are in a difficult situation and do not know how to get out of it.
Real Life brings English to life and makes learning English enjoyable and achievable through practical tasks and evocative topics. Real Life gives students English to talk about issues that are important in their lives. Real contexts to practise everyday functional language; Real language and opportunities to share ideas with classmates about goals, dreams and global issues; Real strategies for speaking and writing and exam preparation.
Silences the worry financially successful people have over retirement while offering them exciting new ways to think about and plan for a life after work Moving beyond the world of work can be an anxious, fearful time for accomplished professionals fraught with uncertainty and indecision. Do I have enough money to live the life I want? Will I be healthy and able to manage any health problems that arise so that I can live the life I want? Will I be lonely? What kind of life do I want to live? These are the pressing questions they ask themselves and seek answers for. Yet most books on retirement focus mainly on the financial aspects of life after work, offering little of value to those who are financially secure. Beyond Work was written for accomplished people who feel financially secure enough to retire, but who are at a loss when it comes to planning their futures. It gives them the tools to think about all the other important aspects of retirement, so they can make a successful transition to and find meaning and satisfaction in retirement. Explores the four challenges that must be met in order to have a fulfilling retirement: financial, physical, social, and personal Packed with inspiring and instructive real-life retirement stories and practical tools that assist readers in making the transition to life after work
In Pursuit of Passionate Purpose, self-help guru Theresa Szczurek reveals that the real key to a successful and happy life is in knowing what it is that you truly desire and pursuing it with determination. Based on the everyday wisdom of eighty successful people from all walks of life, along with the practical strategies she used to pursue her own passion, Szczurek presents a proven, step-by-step plan for effectively pursuing whatever your passionate purpose is. By emulating the six strategies/characteristics that almost all truly successful people share, you?ll discover who you really are, what you really want from life, and how to achieve it.