Richard Carlson, Ph.D., Kristine Carlson Dick Hill, Susie Breck
Kristine Carlson has created an incredibly moving book in memory of her late husband, Richard, including his love letter to Kristine on their eighteenth wedding anniversary. The letter answers the questions, "If you had one hour to live and could make just one phone call, who would it be to, what would you say, and why are you waiting?"
Full of humor, insight, and wit, the tales in Aesop's Fables champion the value of hard work and perseverance, compassion for others, and honesty. They are age-old wisdom in a delicious form, for the consumption of adults and children alike.
One of the most magical concoctions in children's literature, Lewis Carroll's tale follows Alice into the upside-down, inside-out world of Wonderland, where she attends the tea party of the Mad Hatter and plays croquet in the court of the Queen of Hearts.
Demon bounty hunter Eve Levine, the sassy and savvy heroine of Kelley Armstrong's thrilling Haunted, finds herself in danger of losing a lot more than just her job when she tries to get herself fired by the Fates.
Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother.
Buddha's Teachings is a collection of writings on the essence of Buddhism, selected and edited from the vast Buddhist canon, and presented in a concise, easy-to-read, and nonsectarian format. It also includes a brief history of Buddhism.
Civilization and Its Discontents, one of Freud's most influential works, focuses on the consequences of the tension between the primitive drives of the individual and the demands of civilization for order and conformity.
And 99 Other Rules to Liberate Yourself and Gain Back the Gift of Time
Stuart R. Levine Alan Sklar
Just before CEO and consultant Stuart Levine appeared on the Today Show to promote his bestselling book The Six Fundamentals of Success, cohost Matt Lauer said to him, "You know what really drives me nuts? When people come into my office for a five-minute conversation and an hour later, they're still there! Why can't they cut to the chase?"
In an age where we spend more hours at work than ever before, Cut To The Chase is the indispensable guide to making the most of your time so that you can lead a happier, more balanced life.
Hugh MacLeod's acclaimed blog Gaping Void draws 1.5 million visitors a month, and his ebook, How to Be Creative, has been downloaded more than a million times. In Ignore Everybody, he expands his thoughts about unleashing creativity in a world that often thwarts it.
One of the world's greatest storytellers weaves together an unforgettable collection of animal tales, including how the camel got its hump, how the leopard got its spots, and even how a butterfly stamping his leg can change a man's life.
How to Become More Successful by Getting Rid of Everything Rotten in Your Life
Daniel T. Drubin Stephen Hoye
This is a book for anyone who feels they've fallen short of their career potential, or wondered if the things they do—or don't do—at work are sabotaging their careers. The truth is, most people learn their greatest lessons not from grasping the brass ring, but from letting go of negative influences and behaviors. Now Dr. Daniel T. Drubin helps readers identify what he terms the "rotten bananas"—unhealthy habits, relationships, jobs, and beliefs—that are holding them back, while providing job-saving, step-by-step advice on how to get back on track, including ways to: Increase resourcefulness; Take responsibility and win "the blame game"; Enhance fearlessness; Remain purposeful, passionate, and persuasive; And more.
In this groundbreaking work, Guy Finley, the bestselling author of The Secret of Letting Go, explains that humans are not born with the persistent negative, self-doubting, self-limiting thoughts and feelings most of us carry around and teaches listeners how to break free.
From the bestselling authors of A Carrot A Day and The 24-Carrot Manager.
Most employees feel invisible to their leadership—and many times prefer to stay hidden in the corporate shadow lands. The Invisible Employee, part fable, part business advice, teaches managers how to actively engage employees, and find the way to bring out the best in them. This book focuses on how managers can lead people from obscurity to achievement and take companies from ordinary to extraordinary by something as simple as setting a guiding vision, providing rewarding work, and then recognizing the right behaviors.
Thomas Jefferson believed that the pure-principled teachings of Jesus should have been separated from the dogma and abuse of organized religion of the day. This led him to recast, by cutting and pasting from the gospels, a new narrative of the life and teachings of Jesus.