Despairing of receiving their critical father's love, Winona occupies herself in books and dreams, while Vivi Ann makes a fateful decision to follow her heart instead of dutifully fulfilling their father's ambitions.
Brand New Book. Late nights at the office.Hotel rooms and secret rendezvous.Lingering perfume.Sizzling texts.What takes place in Paris when husbands and wives tangle with infidelity? In this compulsively readable collection, Tatiana de Rosnay paints a portrait of forbidden loves in many shades sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt, always with a dry wit and unflinching authenticity. A PARIS AFFAIR will take you on a vacation overseas, into the hidden lives of husbands, wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, where illicit desire wars with duty, and where a French take on romance will surprise you every time.
Ever and Damen have traveled through countless past lives and fought off the world's darkest enemies to be together forever, but just as their long-awaited destiny is finally within reach, a powerful curse threatens them.
All people have a natural capacity for intuition, but in many cases social conditioning and formal education works against it. This volume provides many specific exercises and meditations designed to nourish and support each individual's natural intuitive gifts.
When building a corset, think of it as a blank canvas. From there you can structure it and add as many embellishments as you please. This title also covers various steps, including how to make a modesty panel, to build single layer, double layer, and fashion fabric corsets, offering an advice on how to fit and style a corset.
Draws on the insights of such leading CEOs as Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and DreamWorks's Jeffrey Katzenberg to identify proven leadership principles as well as the qualities that managers most value in their employees.
The half-sister of President Barack Obama describes her childhood in a remote Kenyan village and her relationships with their father, half-brother and stepmother, tracing her education in Germany and her cultural struggles in England before she returned to Africa to work for CARE International.
Ever turns to her beloved Damen to help her understand her new abilities as an Immortal, but his powers are in decline, and as she searches for a way to save him, she finds herself with a wrenching choice to make.
Compassion is a word that has been used to describe a range of human behaviours and attitudes. This tenth volume examines the nature of compassion from a different perspective. It points out that "passion" lies at the root of the word, and challenges assumptions about what compassion really is.
Explores the deeply human questions of: does my life have a special meaning or purpose? Is there really such a thing as "soul," and if so, what is it? Where does the concept of karma fit in?
Examines the outward symptoms and the underlying psychology of preoccupations with money and celebrity, with a perspective that is thought-provoking and often surprising - and particularly relevant to our troubled economic times: Why do celebrities and the wealthy seem to have so much influence in the world?
Challenges popular wisdom to argue that corruption is an inherent tendency, revealing the sources of corruption in everyday life while outlining a vision for a society that recognizes individuals, in a set that includes a DVD of the author addressing questions from the book. Original. 25,000 first printing.
A successful entrepreneur and student of Harvard Business School strategist Howard Stevenson shares 13 strategies for personal and professional success that encompass such practices as recognizing and acting on opportunities, developing one's skill set and making careful decisions about long-term goals. 100,000 first printing.
A tale set during the Chinese Cultural Revolution follows the struggles of Kai Ying to safeguard her family when her teacher husband is arrested and sent to a "reeducation" labor camp for criticizing the Communist Party.
Written with the cooperation of Harvard Business School, an instructive and inspiring book for anyone who dreams of starting a highly profitable business In 1998, three Harvard Business School graduates-two men and one woman-turned down six-figure salaries at big corporations, bet on themselves, and launched their own new companies. By their ten-year reunion, their audacity had paid huge dividends. They'd made many millions of dollars, created hundreds of jobs-and left their mark on the world.
Based on dozens of interviews with highly successful entrepreneurs, Harvard Business School professors, and HBS alumni, The Intelligent Entrepreneur tells the compelling and instructive story of how these three young founders developed ideas, assembled teams, built ventures, and achieved their dreams. Along the way, they learned that starting great companies requires much more than a ferocious work ethic or good timing. Their hard-won insights-distilled into ten key rules-will help anyone become a successful entrepreneur.
What they teach you at Harvard Business School is that intelligent entrepreneurship can be learned. In that spirit, Bill Murphy Jr. uses a unique combination of vivid storytelling and lucid instruction to show would-be entrepreneurs how to improve their odds of creating dynamic, lasting businesses.
A first entry in a new series by the spiritual teacher and author of The Journey of Being Human describes how the natural freedom and creativity of childhood is typically sacrificed in favor of productivity, calling for more liberating approaches that enable parents to become aware of their own negative conditioning. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Reunited when their beloved father falls ill, sisters Meredith and Nina find themselves under the shadow of their disapproving mother, whose painful history is hidden behind her rendition of a Russian fairy tale told to the sisters in childhood.