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Break through your brick walls! Your family history research is humming along just fine–you've discovered a trove of old letters here, a census and a birth certificate there. Then something genealogists call a brick wall stops you cold: You can't find the record you need. Your great-grandmother's maiden name eludes you. You don't know where your immigrant ancestor was born. Now you can meet those obstacles with the advice in 101 Brick Wall Busters: Solutions to Overcome Your Genealogical Challenges. This compilation of Family Tree Magazine experts' answers to readers' toughest questions offers solutions for beginning and veteran genealogists. You'll learn strategies and discover new resources for tracing missing ancestors, finding the right records, researching in the old country and more. And you can use our exclusive Records Checklist and Brick Wall Worksheet to formulate your plan of attack. 101 Brick Wall Busters is your secret weapon for getting over, around, under and through obstacles in your family history search. Includes Brick Wall Busters on: Research Strategies Pinpointing Places Unpuzzling Names Organizing Your Research Online Genealogy Burned Records Occupations Kinship Finding Women Genetic Genealogy International Research Computerless Research Records Birth, Marriage and DeathCemetery Census City DirectoriesImmigration Military NewspapersOrganizations, Institutions and Occupations Tax Wills Ethnic Heritage ... and more!
101 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Sell Faster recommends a variety of techniques to emphasize the strong points of a house and minimize its weaknesses.
101 Favorite Nymph and Wet Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer to complement his recent volume, 101 Favorite Dry Flies. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide or an experienced tyer yearning for the newest and most effective techniques specific to wet flies and nymphs, this book has it all. Each nymph or wet fly is wonderfully captured with its own clear photographs and complete set of instructions. Not only does Klausmeyer highlight insightful tips and fishing strategies on specific flies, but he also offers historical key notes pertaining to that pattern.Included within are numerous images of materials and tying tools. Learn to master the classic patterns, but also discover the latest flies with suggested commercial fly-tying gear. Detailed text is provided for imitative flies, containing explicit hatching information depending on the season and location.In 101 Favorite Nymph and Wet Flies, Klausmeyer teaches the fundamentals as well as innovative methods on how to properly excel in fishing. Fly-tying is a highly esteemed fisherman's craft, but also an art form. Avid sport fisherman will treasure this book and gain an even more sense of in-depth knowledge.
POP CULTURE-THEMED QUIZZES FOR A QUIRKY, FUN WAY TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR PERSONALITY Open this book to any page and you'll find a personality quiz that's both fun to fill out and revealing in its results. Just grab a pen and get started. You already know the answer to every question, but do you dare discover what those answers say about who you are. . . really?! HOW SEXY ARE YOU? *Sweet *Playful *Red Hot WHICH FRIENDS CHARACTER ARE YOU? *Rachel *Monica *Phoebe ARE YOU DRAMATIC? *Zero *Sorta *Drama Queen YOU'RE THE LEADING LADY IN WHICH ROM-COM? *Bridget Jones's Diary *Legally Blonde *You've Got Mail WHICH BEYONCÉ ERA ARE YOU? *Destiny's Child *Single Ladies *Drunk in Love WHICH CELEBRITY SCANDAL WOULD YOU HAVE? *DUI *Caught Cheating *Leaked Sex Tape WHERE SHOULD YOU LIVE? *New York City *Austin *San Francisco WHAT ALCOHOLIC DRINK FITS YOUR PERSONALITY? *Beer *Martini *Champagne WHAT'S YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL? *Coyote *Dolphin *Owl WHICH TV POLITICIAN MATCHES YOUR STYLE? *Frank Underwood *Selina Meyer *Leslie Knope HOW WEIRD ARE YOU? *Run-of-the-Mill *Quirky *Creepy WHICH LITERARY HEROINE ARE YOU? *Elizabeth Bennet *Hermione Granger *Jo March
Tough interview questions are inevitable in today's competitive job market. Ron Fry's 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions has helped more than 500,000 job seekers pinpoint what employers are really asking with every question, and more importantly: what they want to hear in response. This no-nonsense guide will prepare you to leverage the trickiest questions to your advantage. Learn how to deal gracefully with complicated case interviews, various personality types, and even potentially illegal questions - all while avoiding common mistakes. Get the expert answers employers are looking for!
No matter how good you look, how effective your resume, how perfectly you fit the job description, if you're not prepared with great answers to the tough interview questions, you won't get the job. For years, interviewees have relied on Ron Fry's 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions. In fact, more than 500,000 people have used the prior editions to help them develop their interview techniques...to help them understand exactly what the interviewer is getting at with each and every question he or she asks. This brand-new Fourth Edition of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions is thoroughly updated to reflect the realities of today's job market. You can still expect to be asked to tell a little bit about yourself, but you should also be able to talk coherently about your experience with the Internet and with the latest software. Ron Fry gives you a preview of the questions you're most likely to face during an interview and helps you prepare winning answers for each of them. The book begins with an overview of the interviewing process. Then, questions are grouped by chapter to cover the full range of possible interview topics- everything from "Why are you thinking of leaving your current job?" to "When can you start?"
In 101 Great Résumés, you will find the résumé format that will work wonders for you, one that can showcase your unique background, situation and career goals and help you land your dream job. It features résumés tailored to the individual situations, challenges, and aspirations of today's job seekers.
From practical advice on how to handle oneself to romantic ideals on how to lead, great business principles that helped some of the most influential and powerful people in the world achieve great success are detailed in this book.
This title focuses on the behaviors necessary to succeed in the dog-eat-dog world of fiction writing by asking successful authors how they practice their craft. Readers will learn how to adopt those habits on their quest to become novelists. The book will inspire, nourish, and provide the needed kick in the pants to turn the wannabes into doers! The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Novelists is full of "aha" experiences as the reader uncovers the collected wisdom from the cream of today's fiction writers.
This title focuses on the behaviors necessary to succeed in the dog-eat-dog world of fiction writing by asking successful authors how they practice their craft. Readers will learn how to adopt those habits on their quest to become novelists. The book will inspire, nourish, and provide the needed kick in the pants to turn the wannabes into doers!The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Novelistsis full of "aha" experiences as the reader uncovers the collected wisdom from the cream of today's fiction writers.
101 Law Forms for Personal Use gives you forms and step by step instructions to cover the legal issues you're most likely to face every day. . bills of sale for buying and selling personal property . promissory notes for lending and borrowing money . a basic will form and general power of attorney form . contracts for in home child care . authorizations for when your children are in the care of others . releases to settle disputes . powers of attorney . contracts for home repair and remodeling . and much, much more This edition is completely updated for accuracy and ease of use, and now provides a power of attorney for real estate, security agreement and identify theft worksheet. With Downloadable Forms
Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions will help you: Sell personal property: All the agreements you need to sell a motor vehicle, boat or other valuable property. Delegate authority: Create temporary guardianship of a child, pet care agreements, limited powers of attorney and other essential documents. Plan your estate: Make a simple will and use worksheets to track beneficiaries and assets. Rent out a place to live: Use the rental application, move-in letter, checklist, notice of needed repairs and other forms. Borrow or lend money: Prepare a solid legal contract (promissory note). Included are five forms--one for every common borrowing/lending situation. Buy a house: Run the numbers with a financial statement, and then use the house comparison worksheet, moving checklist and other forms. 101 Law Forms for Personal Use can also help you: settle legal disputes deal with junk mail and telemarketers handle personal finances hire household help and much more This new edition is completely updated for accuracy and ease of use, including reviewed and updated forms, instructions and resources.
Ben & Jerry'¬?s has one. So do Tiffany'¬?s and Smucker'¬?s and Microsoft. It doesn'¬?t matter whether you'¬?re a small start-up or one of the biggest players in corporate America. A clear statement of intent not only inspires a sense of overall purpose for a business or nonprofit, it serves as a practical focus for individuals within the organization. It can even provide an actual blueprint for a company'¬?s future and, ultimately, its success. Selected from among America'¬?s most successful corporations and recognizable brands, these statements vary widely in style, length, and language. However, they all share a universal vision of excellence that includes superiority in their fields, respect for and responsibility toward employees and clients, dedication to stated business goals, and community-oriented values. Additionally, 101 MISSION STATEMENTS instructs the new or future entrepreneur in crafting and customizing a mission statement that will inspire, motivate, and meet the specific needs and aspirations of the organization and its members.From the Trade Paperback edition.
This collection of life lessons and wisdom will help you navigate your marital journey with greater ease. You can keep your married life balanced and centered simply by the choices you make. This little book offers practical, timeless advice on such topics as: Attitude ¥ Finances ¥ Faith ¥ Integrity ¥ Security ¥ Patience Take to heart these simple messages, and your marriage will be blessed with happiness and peace.
Congratulations! You're about to embark on an exciting adventure called real life. This collection of life lessons and wisdom will help you navigate the maze of tough decisions and difficult choices you are bound to face. You can keep your life balanced and purposeful simply by the choices you make. This little book offers practical, timeless advice on such topics as: Career Choices - Attitude - Relationships - Finances Manners - Purpose - Faith Take to heart these simple messages, and your life will be blessed with happiness and peace.
Congratulations! You're about to embark on an exciting adventure called parenthood. This collection of life lessons and wisdom will help you navigate the maze of tough decisions and difficult choices you are bound to face. You can keep your life balanced and purposeful simply by the choices you make. This little book offers practical, timeless advice on such topics as: Time Management Patience Faith Memories Laughter Hope Take to heart these simple messages, and your life will be blessed with happiness and peace.
This book is for every job candidate who thinks "Do you have any questions for me?" marks the end of an interview. It doesn't. In fact, it marks the beginning of the last and perhaps most important interview phase - a phase so important that failing to prepare properly for it can undo all your hard work, including providing great answers to tough questions! Asking questions in your interview is your moment to shine - to show off the depth and breadth of your research, to remind the interviewer of how perfectly your credentials fit the job description, and to actually ask for the job! From what to ask, when to ask it, and the kind of answers to expect, this book gives every candidate, from first-timers to seasoned pros, the practical information and advice they need to ace the entire interview and get their dream job.
This book is for every job candidate who thinks "Do you have any questions for me?" marks the end of an interview. In the author's view, it marks the beginning of the last and perhaps most important interview phase, one that's so important that failing to be properly prepared for it can undo all the your hard work, including providing great answers to tough questions! It's your moment to shine-to show off the depth and breadth of your research, to remind the interviewer of how perfectly your credentials fit her job description, and to actually ask for the job! From what to ask, when to ask it, and the kind of answers to expect, this book gives every candidate, from first-timers to seasoned pros, the practical information and advice they need to ace the entire interview...and get their dream job. No questions? No way!
101 THINGS I LEARNED IN BUSINESS SCHOOL will cover a wide range of lessons that are basic enough for the novice business student as well as inspiring to the experienced practitioner. The unique packaging of this book will attract people of all ages who have always wondered whether business school would be a smart career choice for them. Judging by the growing number of people taking the GMATs (the entrance exam for business school) each year, clearly more people than ever are thinking about heading in this direction. Subjects include accounting, finance, marketing, management, leadership, human relations, and much more - in short, everything one would expect to encounter in business school. Illustrated in the same fun, gift book format as 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, this will be the perfect gift for a recent college or high school grad, or even for someone already well-versed in the business world.
Louis Eguaras, a renowned chef at the Le Cordon Bleu Program at the California School of Culinary Arts, provides readers with a terrific overview of what is truly involved in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals. He also provides invaluable insights into just what is involved in making this one's chosen profession. The book will feature a wide range of illustrated lessons, from how to properly hold a knife. . . to the history of food. . . from food preparation and presentation. . . to restaurant hospitality and management, and much more. The book will be presented in the distinctive and highly-attractive packaged style of 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, and will be the perfect gift for anyone who is thinking about entering culinary school, is already enrolled, or even just the casual chef.
The world of the fashionista is brought to vivid life with 101 introductory lessons on such topics as how a designer anticipates cultural trends and "sees" the fashion consumer, the workings of the fashion calendar, the ways a designer collection is conceived, the manufacture of fabric, fashion illustration, and more. Illustrated in the distinctly unique packaged style of the bestselling101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, this new book on fashion design will be a perfect book for any fashion school wannabe, a recent graduate, or even a seasoned professional.
How to set a scene? What's the best camera angle? How does the new technology interact with scenes? And how does one even get the financing to make a movie? These basic questions and much more are all covered in this exquisite packaged book on the film industry and making movies as a profession. Written by Neil Landau, an experienced screenwriter and script consultant to the major movie studios, this is the perfect book for anyone who wants to know about the inner-workings of this industry. Whether it's someone who wants to make movies as a full-timecareer, or just someone who is interested in film, this book covers it all.
One day your soul will leave your earthly body and your eternal life will begin. For the Christian, what a wonderful day that will be! Until then ... ask yourself: are you making the most of your life here on earth, savoring each moment of beauty, joy, and love?
101 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE YOU GRADUATE encourages students who are getting out of high school or college to do more than just finish up papers and school projects. Part of getting an education is learning to live life to the fullest. Readers will be reminded that life will change dramatically once they're out of school, so the time to pursue adventure is right now. The book is chock-full of fun, practical, and spiritual suggestions to help readers seize the moment every day, including:- Laugh a lot- Eat ice cream for breakfast- Write a mission statement for your life- Become the answer to someone's prayer--and ninety-seven more! Students can live life richly, experiencing the excitement God has planned for them moment by moment.
Because the end of your work life doesn't have to mean the end of your life. Retirement doesn't have to mark a solitary or dull lifestyle. Whether you are retired already or preparing for the transition, 101 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE YOU RETIRE will inspire you with 101 unique and creative ideas to get more out of life than just punching a clock. This book will show readers how to live life to the max and challenge them to experience the adventure God has planned for their lives, moment by moment. Who says your career is the defining element of your life?
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