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We Keep a Light

By Evelyn Richardson
  • ISBN Code: : 1551098393
  • Publisher : Nimbus+ORM
  • Pages : 169
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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In this classic memoir of life in rural Nova Scotia, a woman recounts her family’s experiences running a lighthouse station on their own island. In We Keep A Light, Evelyn M. Richardson describes how she and her husband bought tiny Bon Portage Island and built a happy life there for themselves and their three children. On an isolated lighthouse station off the southern tip of Nova Scotia, the Richardsons shared the responsibilities and pleasures of island living, from carrying water and collecting firewood to making preserves and studying at home. The close-knit family didn’t mind their isolation. Instead, they found delight in the variety and beauty of island life. We Keep A Light is much more than a memoir. It is an exquisitely written, engrossing record of family life set against a glowing lighthouse, the enduring shores of Nova Scotia, and the ever-changing sea.

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Although early twentieth century physics produced two revolutionary new conceptions of the nature of the physical universe—relativity theory and quantum theory—more recent developments in the physical sciences have made it imperative for physicists to re-examine the older world view of physics and the assumptions upon which it was based. However, theorizing about the nature and status of reality has been the province of philosophers for centuries. Philosophers, trained in metaphysics, provided a different perspective for viewing and a unique method for solving some of these problems. Ideally, therefore, both philosophers and physicists should work together in dialogue fashion on this important issue. These two groups come together for the first time in this book to examine the questions: What is the world view of contemporary physics? Does it need a new metaphysics? If so, what kind of metaphysics does it need? Internationally known scholars, including Ilya Prigogine and Fritjof Capra, who are recognized as experts in this interdisciplinary field, address such related topics as the nature of the mind, our place in society, and the nature of ethics.

Imaginative Methodologies in the Social Sciences

By Michael Hviid Jacobsen,Michael S. Drake,Anders Petersen
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317118685
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 895
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Imaginative Methodologies in the Social Sciences develops, expands and challenges conventional social scientific methodology and language by way of literary, poetic and other alternative sources of inspiration, as sociologists, social workers, anthropologists, criminologists and psychologists all rethink, provoke and reignite social scientific methodology. Challenging the mainstream orthodoxy of social scientific methodology, which closely guards the boundaries between the social sciences and the arts and humanities, this volume reveals that authors and artists are often engaged in projects parallel to those of the social sciences and vice versa, thus demonstrating that artistic and cultural production does not necessarily constitute a specialist field, but is in fact integral to social reality. As such, it will be of interest to scholars and students in the social sciences and across the arts and humanities working on the philosophy of social science, methodology, social theory, creativity, poetics, pedagogy and other related topics.

The Complete Three-Volume Network Marketing Leadership Series

By Keith Schreiter,Tom “Big Al” Schreiter
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fortune Network Publishing Inc.
  • Book Code : 1892366797
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 534
  • Pdf File: the-complete-three-volume-network-marketing-leadership-series.pdf

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Build Network Marketing Leaders Faster! Much Faster! Entire three-book leadership series by Tom "Big Al" Schreiter and Keith Schreiter Book #1: How To Build Network Marketing Leaders Volume One: Step-by-Step Creation of MLM Professionals shows us how to locate the best leader candidates and how to groom them for leadership. Learn exactly what to say and exactly what to do to change their attitudes, their thinking, and their results. Why? Because leaders are everything in network marketing. These are the long-term producers that leverage our income. We have limited time. We can only work with a limited number of distributors. So, we must duplicate ourselves through our leaders. Ask yourself, “Do you want to be a leader? Or, do you want more leaders on your network marketing team?” Everyone says they want to have more leaders, but how? How does one find leaders? How does one create leaders? What are the things we need to teach ordinary distributors to do in order to for them become leaders? This plan doesn’t happen by accident. Instead of wishing and hoping for leaders, this book will give you the step-by-step activities to create leaders. Yes, there is a plan for building leaders and it is simple to follow. Discover how to give ordinary distributors a leadership test to determine if they are ready to enter the path of leadership. Then, learn how to start their learning process with the biggest leadership lesson of all: problems. Book #2: How To Build Network Marketing Leaders Volume Two: Activities and Lessons for MLM Leaders takes our potential leaders and expands on what they can do to grow their teams faster. No one is a "natural-born leader." Babies aren't given a manual on how to be an adult. Adulthood is learned from others. So how will we teach eager distributors to become leaders? By showing, participating, experiencing ... and of course, sharing stories. Yes, they could imitate us to become leaders, but not everyone is created the same, with the same set of skills or advantages. So, there must be common lessons everyone can learn for leadership. Inside this book, you will find many ways to change people's viewpoints, to change their beliefs, and to reprogram their actions. And when these three things change, the results will naturally change too. The earnings from developing one good leader could dwarf the monthly payout of almost any retirement plan. Book #3: Motivation. Action. Results. How Network Marketing Leaders Move Their Teams adds another 172 pages of step-by-step actions and campaigns to make our leaders the best they can be. Getting results from the team is the measurement of true leadership. Want to motivate your network marketing team into action? We don't have to be a screaming drill instructor to get the job done. Through contests, recognition, goal-setting, fill-out forms, personal development and other motivational techniques, we can do our part to create momentum in our teams. Our new distributors need motivation to overcome the negativity of their initial prospects. Our experienced distributors need motivation when they run out of prospects to talk to. Learn the motivational values and triggers our team members have, and learn to use them wisely. By balancing internal motivation and external motivation methods, we can be more effective motivators. We can teach our team exactly what to do. However, we must motivate them to do it. Enjoy this book of case studies and examples of exactly how to be a motivating team leader. We can't do all the work ourselves. We need help. Put your team into momentum. Order The Complete Three-Volume Network Marketing Leadership Series now!

I Had It All the Time

By Alan Cohen
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Book Code : 1401941133
  • Total of Pages : 318
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 246
  • Pdf File: i-had-it-all-the-time.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Quit Fixing Yourself and Get on with the Life You Came to Live! If you are among the millions of people who have devoted years of time, bundles of money, and buckets of effort to finding the teacher, training, or technique that will fix what’s not working in your life, you will find welcome relief in this dynamic, heartful, and humorous array of illuminating insights. Whether you are a newcomer or veteran on the path of self-improvement, I Had It All the Time will awaken you to a life so magnificent that you will laugh at the notion of improving what love made whole.

The Book Publishing Industry

By Albert N. Greco
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136850341
  • Total of Pages : 490
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 233
  • Pdf File: the-book-publishing-industry.pdf

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The Book Publishing Industry focuses on consumer books (adult, juvenile, and mass market paperbacks) and reviews all major book categories to present a comprehensive overview of this diverse business. In addition to the insights and portrayals of the U.S. publishing industry, this book includes an appendix containing historical data on the industry from 1946 to the end of the twentieth century. The selective bibliography includes the latest literature, including works in marketing and economics that has a direct relationship with this dynamic industry. This third edition features a chapter on e-books and provides an overview of the current shift toward digital media in the US book publishing industry.

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education

By Louise Grinstein,Sally I. Lipsey
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136787224
  • Total of Pages : 912
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 250
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-mathematics-education.pdf

Book Short Summary:

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Handbook of Positive Psychology

By C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0190285613
  • Total of Pages : 848
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 754
  • Pdf File: handbook-of-positive-psychology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Psychology has long been enamored of the dark side of human existence, rarely exploring a more positive view of the mind. What has psychology contributed, for example, to our understanding of the various human virtues? Regrettably, not much. The last decade, however, has witnessed a growing movement to abandon the exclusive focus on the negative. Psychologists from several subdisciplines are now asking an intriguing question: "What strengths does a person employ to deal effectively with life?" The Handbook of Positive Psychology provides a forum for a more positive view of the human condition. In its pages, readers are treated to an analysis of what the foremost experts believe to be the fundamental strengths of humankind. Both seasoned professionals and students just entering the field are eager to grasp the power and vitality of the human spirit as it faces a multitude of life challenges. The Handbook is the first systematic attempt to bring together leading scholars to give voice to the emerging field of positive psychology.

Gender and Humor

By Delia Chiaro,Raffaella Baccolini
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317804155
  • Total of Pages : 346
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 923
  • Pdf File: gender-and-humor.pdf

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In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature, while early works in the area of humor studies initially concentrated on language, linguistics, and psychology. Since then, both fields have flourished, but largely independently. This book draws together and focuses the work of scholars from diverse disciplines on intersections of gender and humor, giving voice to approaches in disciplines such as film, television, literature, linguistics, translation studies, and popular culture.