Author: Max O. Stephenson
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Political Science
Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs explores the contested but increasingly relevant role nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) play in processes aimed at bringing about international peace and security and in the invention of alternatives for resolving conflict. Through case studies of Partners In Health (Haiti), Women in Black (Serbia), and the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland highlight the range of ways these organizations are involved in post-conflict social reconstruction efforts and with whom and for what purposes they interact as they do so. The authors argue for analyses that take into account the rich mosaic that is the civil society sector rather than treating all of these entities with one broad brush. At once a celebration and a critique, this book provides guidance for those seeking to understand the complexities and potential of the civil society sector for facilitating social justice and transformation.
Welcome to Riverdale, the home of everyone’s favorite teenager, Archie Andrews - and his closest friends! Dive into these beloved and classic Archie stories, which feature all the elements that have become an important part of pop culture. See the love triangle that includes girl-next-door Betty Cooper and wealthy socialite, Veronica Lodge! Share a burger with Archie’s best pal, Jughead Jones! Square off with tough-talking Reggie Mantle! Sit back and enjoy a chocolate shake at Pop’s! It’s all here for you to enjoy. Prepare to experience wonders of the teens' beloved hometown with stories like "On Thin Ice," "Talk Tough," and more!
Author: Eugene Yelchin
Publisher: Henry Holt Books For Young Readers
Release Date: 2018-04-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
An adorable baby chick and puppy become barnyard friends in this wordless picture book from Newbery Honor author Eugene Yelchin. Across the barnyard, Pip the chick spots a new friend to play with—Pup! But Pup isn't sure he likes how Pip plays—too rough. These two friends will weather the storm though. A bright, fun celebration of spring and friendship! - GODWIN BOOKS -
Author: Danny Brown
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2013-04-29
Genre: Business & Economics
Identify and Manage the Influence Paths That Convert Brand Awareness to Customer Acquisition! Today, you face a brutally tough, maddeningly elusive new competitor: the “wisdom of crowds.” Social media gives consumers 24x7 access to the attitudes and recommendations of their most engaged peers. These are the views that shape buying decisions. These are the views you must shape and use. Influence Marketing won’t just help you identify and enlist key influencers: it will help you manage the influence paths that lead consumers to buy. By sharing empirical evidence of hard-won lessons from pioneering influence marketers, Danny Brown and Sam Fiorella provide a blueprint that moves influence marketing beyond simple brand awareness and into sales acquisition and customer life time value measurement. They integrate new tools and techniques into a complete methodology for generating more and better leads—and converting them faster, at higher margins. • Put the customer—not the influencer—at the center, and plan influence marketing accordingly • Recognize where each prospect stands in the purchase life cycle right now • Clarify how your consumers move from brand preference to purchase • Identify key micro-influencers who impact decisions at every stage • Gain indispensable insights into the context of online relationships • Recognize situational factors that derail social media brand recommendations • Understand social influence scoring models and overcome their limitations • Re-engineer and predict influence paths to generate measurable action • Master the “4 Ms” of influence marketing: make, manage, monitor, measure • Transform influence marketing from a “nice-to-have” exercise into a powerful strategy Additional online resources can be found at www.influencemarketingbook.com
Author: Susan Rabin
Release Date: 2005-10-25
Genre: Family & Relationships
From the bestselling author of 101 Ways to Flirt and How to Attract Anyone, Anytime, Anyplace comes a new book designed to help you seize every flirting opportunity and find the love of your life. Are some of us simply luckier when it comes to love? Is it true that some people are just better flirts? Relationship and flirting expert Susan Rabin’s new book teaches us that while everyone can learn to flirt, the real key to finding love is to take advantage of every occasion to put those flirting skills to work. In Lucky in Love, Rabin presents weekly strategies that both strengthen your flirting abilities and teach you how to embrace opportunity, turning impromptu conversations into memorable encounters, making exciting and enduring connections, and most importantly, increasing your chances of finding love every single week of the year.
Here is the first book written specifically for men who date while answering to a higher authority: their children. As a single father, you’re ready to begin dating again. But are your kids ready? In this much-needed guide, relationship expert Ellie Slott Fisher comes to the rescue with no-nonsense, no-judgments advice on everything from how to ask a woman out to navigating the potential minefield of overnight dates. Single dads are as nervous as single moms about merging their parental responsibilities with their social lives, but they often don’t have intimate friendships in which to share their concerns. Drawing on her own experience as a single parent, interviews and surveys she conducted with more than a hundred single fathers and their children, and the advice of family therapist Dr. Paul Halpern, Fisher gives the lowdown on a range of tricky topics, including: •When do I introduce my kids to the woman I’m dating? •What if they don’t like her? •Is it acceptable to date someone closer to my child’s age than my own? •Are sleepovers okay when my kids—or her kids—are home? •How do I give my children the reassurance they need while pursuing a social life of my own? Plus, how to avoid one of the biggest dating pitfalls: mistaking lust for love. From dealing with your ex-spouse to protecting your children’s inheritance, and many issues in-between, Fisher gives single fathers the tools they need to be both sexy suitors and devoted dads. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Rebecca A. Fannin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-09-26
Genre: Business & Economics
Find out where the new innovation hot spots are, what the next consumer waves will be, and where to catch them Asia's innovation hot spots are fast emerging as first-choice destinations for bright, young entrepreneurs. From Taiwan to Singapore, technology center hubs are forming to rival the original Silicon Valley. Startup Asia gives you a close-up view into the key growth trends shaping entrepreneurship in China and India, plus the new frontier market of Vietnam. Showing how entrepreneurs and investors can start up in Asia and go global, the book provides a first-hand, on-the-ground tour of the new technology centers that are gaining momentum all over Asia. Interviews with the most successful venture capitalists and entrepreneurs reveal their winning strategies and show how a new generation of entrepreneurs in China and India are no longer looking to the West for their cues—but are instead crafting their own local business models and success strategies. Shows entrepreneurs and investors how they can pursue their dreams of launching successful start-ups in Asia Reveals that many of the same venture investors that first funded young businesses in Silicon Valley moved into China, then India, and are now finding their way to Vietnam Addresses the risks of doing business in Asia's developing markets, including lack of intellectual property protection, political and regulatory shifts, bribery, and corruption From high-profile Forbes contributor Rebecca Fannin, Startup Asia is the essential guide for anyone looking to trek into this new frontier.
Author: Brian Vaszily
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-05-07
AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. With The 9 Intense Experiences, you can become the person you were meant to be and experience the life you’ve always dreamed of. What are the 9 most intense experiences—the transformative steps that can improve your life starting now? How do these experiences generate happiness, health, and success in every aspect of your life? Why have people throughout the centuries valued them and why do so few people today realize their power? The 9 intense experiences are core to the teachings of the world's great spiritual and healing traditions. Prominent artists and leaders throughout history have understood their unparalleled importance. Now the latest research in psychology, neuroscience, medicine, and other fields is verifying how essential they are. In The 9 Intense Experiences, internationally acclaimed life coach and speaker Brian Vaszily shows you how to take the ultimate journey within yourself that will engage your body, mind, heart, and spirit, knock down the barriers that have built up inside you, and put you back in touch with the real you. After decades of professional and personal exploration, Brian Vaszily -- founder of one of the world’s most popular and unique personal growth websites and a rising star among today’s top positive growth visionaries – helps you achieve your 9 intense experiences. With Vaszily’s gentle and inspiring guidance, you’ll learn how to abandon your stress and frustration and rediscover the wonder and possibilities in life. In The 9 Intense Experiences, you will learn how to: Enjoy your life more than ever before Achieve peak energy and success Ignite your, and others’, brilliance Laugh off negative emotions Create deeply trusting relationships Discover your spiritual center The experiences you’ll discover in this life-expanding guide are truly intense, but getting there is more enjoyable and deeply satisfying than you can imagine. Each intense experience is broken down into a series of easy exercises that will rapidly enable you to receive the transformative power of each experience. If you’d rather ride the wave than be stuck in the same-old same-old, here is your chance. Read The 9 Intense Experiences and find out how great the real you really is. Expect to think and feel in very different ways and get ready to be transformed.
Author: Ned Kock
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2010-07-28
This book is a compilation of chapters written by leading researchers from all over the world. Those researchers’ common characteristic is that they have investigated issues at the intersection of the elds of information systems (IS) and evoluti- ary psychology (EP). The main goal of this book is to serve as a reference for IS research building on EP concepts and theories (in short, IS-EP research). The book is organized in three main parts: Part I focuses on EP concepts and theories that can be used as a basis for IS-EP research; Part II provides several exemplars of IS-EP research in practice; and Part III summarizes emerging issues and debate that can inform IS-EP research, including debate regarding philosophical foundations and credibility of related ndings. IS-EP research is generally concerned with the use of concepts and theories from EP in the study of IS, particularly regarding the impact of modern information and communication technologies on the behavior of individuals, groups, and organi- tions. From a practitioners’ perspective, the most immediate consumers of IS-EP research are those who develop and use IS, of which a large contingent are in bu- nesses that employ IS to support marketing, order-taking, production, and delivery of goods and services. In this context, IS-EP ndings may be particularly useful due to the present need to design web-based interfaces that will be used by in- viduals from different cultures, and often different countries, and whose common denominator is their human nature.
Although society is becoming more tolerant of gay people, psychological damage caused by growing up in largely homophobic societies is still common. Written in a controversial, upbeat tone, this book is the complete and systematic self-help book to assist gay men and lesbian women to build and enhance positive gay identities. Whether you are a young gay person looking for help, or a mental health professional looking for recommended reading, this book belongs on your shelf.
The first time Joe Rossi met Meg Kendall, they were both half-naked in the men's fitting rooms. She'd been mortified…and he'd been turned on. He figures his chances of running into her again are nil…until he learns she's the blind date his uncle has set up for him. Here is his chance to get to know her better. And this time Joe hopes they'll end up totally naked together.… Meg can't believe her blind date is the gorgeous guy from the mall. How embarrassing! And yet, sort of thrilling, too! Meg has never been the daring type, but she's ready to turn over a new leaf. And when her date with Joe turns into a wild night of excitement and danger, Meg discovers a craving for adventure she hadn't known she possessed. And before long, she's ready to satisfy her craving for Joe, too.…