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The ADHD Book of Lists

by Sandra F. Rief

Practical ADHD management techniques for parents and teachers The ADHD Book of Lists is a comprehensive guide to ADHD/ADD, providing the answers parents, teachers, and other caregivers seek in a convenient list format. This new second edition has been updated with the latest research findings and resources, including the most up to date tools and strategies for helping these children succeed. Each aspect of ADHD/ADD is fully explained, from diagnosis to intervention, providing readers with the insight they need to make the best choices for the affected child. Coverage includes the latest medications and behavioral management techniques that work inside and outside the classroom, plus guidance toward alleviating individual struggles including inattention, impulsivity, executive function and subject-specific academic issues. Readers learn how to create a collaborative care team by bringing parents, teachers, doctors, therapists, and counselors on board to build a comprehensive management plan, as well as the practical techniques they can use every day to provide these children the support they need to be their very best. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder cannot be cured, but it can be managed. Children with ADHD/ADD do not outgrow it, but the adults in their lives play a major role in what these children achieve and how they feel about themselves. This book is an insightful guide to supporting children with ADHD, and giving them the mental, emotional, and practical tools that boost their confidence and abilities. Investigate comprehensive treatments, including ADHD coaching Learn strategies for strengthening organization, working memory and other executive functions. Understand effective classroom management of students with ADHD Discover ways to help struggling children succeed despite the challenges There is a high correlation between ADHD and a number of negative outcomes when not treated, but the tide is turning as more effective management becomes commonplace. The ADHD Book of Lists is the complete easy-to-reference guide to practical ADHD management.

OpenStack Essentials

by Dan Radez

If you need to get started with OpenStack or want to learn more, then this book is your perfect companion. If you're comfortable with the Linux command line, you'll gain confidence in using OpenStack.

Apache Solr Enterprise Search Server - Third Edition

by David Smiley

This book is for developers who want to learn how to get the most out of Solr in their applications, whether you are new to the field, have used Solr but don't know everything, or simply want a good reference. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with basic programming concepts, but no prior experience is required.

Health Care Professionalism at a Glance

by Judy Mckimm Jill Thistlethwaite

Health Care Professionalism at a Glance offers accessible coverage of an increasingly important aspect of medical and health professional education. This concise text includes how to identify and develop professional behaviours, how they are assessed, and how to challenge unprofessional behaviours. Health Care Professionalism at a Glance: Provides a user-friendly and thought provoking overview of health care professionalism Introduces the main topics, key definitions and explores aspects relevant to learners and novice professionals Considers fundamental features of professionalism that students are expected to acquire as well as how they are taught, learned and assessed Includes summary boxes that highlight important points, reflection points, clinical cases and suggested further reading Includes references relevant to different countries accrediting bodies This important new book will assist students in understanding the nature of professionalism, its assessment, and the implications for professional practice.

Help Desk Practitioner's Handbook

by Barbara Czegel

Your complete guide to surviving and thriving as a Help Desk practitioner Help Desk Practitioner's Handbook The only book to address the unique concerns of the huge and growing number of Help Desk analysts, this is your complete guide to becoming a more effective communicator and problem-solver and deriving greater satisfaction from your job. Barbara Czegel, North America's most well-known expert on Help Desk support services and training, uses dozens of fascinating scenarios and real-world examples to illustrate the right (and wrong) ways to handle virtually every situation you can encounter. She arms you with an arsenal of proven tools of the trade, including: * Eleven effective listening habits that improve your ability to solve problems * Techniques for increasing the speed and accuracy of problem resolution * Early warning systems and layered strategies for problem control * Tools for reducing calls and eliminating problems before they occur * A simple, step-by-step process for doing cost justifications * Methods for turning Help Desk interactions into marketing opportunities Visit our Web site at www. wiley. com/compbooks/

On Purpose

by Karen James

A witty, insightful guide to rediscovering Purpose and leading like you mean it On Purpose is a modern-day business book for those who want to steer their work ? and life ? back on course. When your head and heart connect in both, our humanity becomes the hero in the story. Shed the mediocrity that comes from halfhearted decision-making, and rediscover your PLOT ? Purpose, Leadership, Operations, and Technology ? as you learn to live and lead with purpose. This insightful guide provides a framework for re-evaluating your direction, then stepping back and re-aiming the ship. It starts with a fable that illustrates just how businesses lose their PLOT every day, then digs down to the nitty-gritty to give you the actionable steps and practical advice you need to climb out of the rut. Deliberately ironic and witty, this book presents a fun, but informative read that is anything but cynical. You'll learn from the author's own successes using PLOT in her career, as she turned a $9M business into a $100M business and went on to drive international and domestic philanthropic ventures and leadership training programmes. PLOT will become the most practical four-letter word you'll ever use. This book shows you how a simple framework can become the turnaround your organisation and life so desperately need. Get your work on target Shift engagement methods for better results Leverage technology into a purposeful tool Get up and act You may already have a documented vision and mission statement, but that's no longer sufficient. You need to act and lead with purpose, every day, in every decision you make. You need to recognise and utilise good people and tools, and redefine your goals to make them worth striving for. On Purpose shows you how, and gives you the practical, tested guidance you need to start moving in the right direction.

The Philanthropic Revolution

by Jeremy Beer

When we talk about voluntary giving today, we usually prefer the word philanthropy to charity. Why has this terminological shift taken place? What is its philosophical significance? How did philanthropy come to acquire so much prestige--and charity come to seem so old-fashioned? Was this change contested? Does it matter?In The Philanthropic Revolution, Jeremy Beer argues that the historical displacement of charity by philanthropy represents a radical transformation of voluntary giving into a practice primarily intended to bring about social change. The consequences of this shift have included secularization, centralization, the bureaucratization of personal relations, and the devaluing of locality and place.Beer shows how the rise of "scientific charity" and the "new philanthropy" was neither wholly unchallenged nor entirely positive. He exposes the way modern philanthropy's roots are entangled with fear and loathing of the poor, anti-Catholic prejudice, militarism, messianic dreams, and the ideology of progress. And he reveals how a rejection of traditional charity has sometimes led philanthropy's proponents to champion objectionable social experiments, from the involuntary separation of thousands of children from their parents to the forced sterilizations of the eugenics movement.Beer's alternative history discloses that charity is uniquely associated with personalist goods that philanthropy largely excludes. Insofar as we value those goods, he concludes, we must look to inject the logic of charity into voluntary giving through the practice of a modified form of giving he calls "philanthrolocalism."

My Ukraine

by Chrystia Freeland

Since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, former Soviet republic Ukraine has struggled against its "giant neighbor to the north"--Russia-- to maintain its sovereignty. In early 2014 tensions turned to conflict as Vladimir Putin, determined to keep Ukraine from forging stronger ties with the West, seized Crimea and fomented conflict in eastern Ukraine. In the latest Brookings essay, Chrystia Freeland, a former Ukrainian-based reporter with strong family ties to the country, offers a personal reflection on the conflict and the sentiment of the Ukrainian people. She highlights the fact that despite historic, cultural, and linguistic ties between the two countries, Ukrainians stand defiant in their desire for independence.

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional

by John Sommers-Flanagan Rita Sommers-Flanagan

"Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional" takes mental health professionals on a wide-ranging tour of ethics--covering both the theoretical as well as practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. A unique and comprehensive resource, this book challenges students and professionals to consider both the process and the content of making ethical choices as a helping professional.

The Global Economy in Turbulent Times

by See-Yan Lin

This book covers the world economy, in particular US, EU, Japan & the international monetary system - what's wrong with it; the key issues underlying its inadequacy; and what can be done about it. It concentrates on Asia, covering the emerging East Asia, ASEAN and BRICS nations. It also outlines the author's personal views on global demography, the need for quality education; and the emerging middle-class. The book ends with some observations on corporate governance in Malaysia and some thoughts on CSR & management in general.

Essential Travel Medicine

by Jane N. Zuckerman Gary Brunette Peter Leggat

This 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine provides an excellent concise introduction to the specialty of Travel Medicine. This core text will enable health care practitioners particularly those new to the clinical practice of Travel Medicine, to gain a fundamental understanding of the diverse and complex issues which can potentially affect the health of the many millions of people who undertake international travel. Jane N Zuckerman is joined by Gary W Brunette from CDC and Peter A Leggat from Australia as Editors. Leading international specialists in their fields have contributed authoritative chapters reflecting current knowledge to facilitate best clinical practice in the different aspects of travel medicine. The aim of Essential Travel Medicine is to provide a comprehensive guide to Travel Medicine as well as a fundamental knowledge base to support international undergraduate and postgraduate specialty training programmes in the discipline of Travel Medicine. The 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine offers an indispensable resource of essential information for travel health practitioners, infectious disease specialists, occupational health specialists, public health specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists and other allied health professionals. This core text will appeal similarly to those training in Travel Medicine and to those who want a concise introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.

Newton

by Andrew Janiak

Newton is an evocative intellectual history of the life and ideas of Isaac Newton the natural philosopher, covering his influential thoughts about philosophical problems, our knowledge of nature, and even the nature of the divine. Offers a comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to the life and ideas of Isaac Newton, emphasizing his influential contributions to the field of philosophy Covers the principal philosophical topics that captivated Newton's mind, from our knowledge of nature to the nature of the divine Includes the most recent and innovative research regarding Newton's views on theology and philosophy Emphasizes the philosophical importance of Newton's work to the history of philosophy and his engagement with the ideas of both historic and contemporary figures such as Galileo and Descartes, Leibniz and Locke

The Strategic Career: Let Business Principles Guide You

by Bill Barnett

We often hear that finding the work we are meant for will multiply our accomplishments and enable us to attain new levels of personal satisfaction. Yet, many who are planning their careers find that the job market has shifted to the advantage of employers, whether as a result of the recession, globalization, IT-driven productivity, or other changes in the business landscape. Faced with these tough circumstances, it is more critical than ever for professionals to create a plan of attack and make sound decisions as they navigate their careers. The Strategic Career provides readers with the ultimate guide to career choices--both short-term and long. While other authors approach career development from the perspective of psychology and counseling, Bill Barnett demonstrates how business strategy concepts can successfully guide us as we chart our careers. Drawing on two decades of experience leading McKinsey & Company's Strategy Practice, as well as his popular Career Strategy courses at Yale and Rice University, he approaches the construction of a long-term career plan by looking at the main challenges professionals will face: developing and reaching long-term targets, surfacing opportunities, assessing career decisions, and staying on track. Underpinning his advice with research and illustrating it with vivid stories from others' successes, Barnett lays out practical, step-by-step processes to help readers realize their goals. Complete with a program to help you develop your own plan and over 100 specific activities to guide you, The Strategic Career is the ideal companion on your professional pathway.

Building Blocs: How Parties Organize Society

by Cihan Tuğal Cedric De Leon Manali Desai

Do political parties merely represent divisions in society? Until now, scholars and other observers have generally agreed that they do. But Building Blocs argues the reverse: that some political parties in fact shape divisions as they struggle to remake the social order. Drawing on the contributors' expertise in Indonesia, India, the United States, Canada, Egypt, and Turkey, this volume demonstrates further that the success and failure of parties to politicize social differences has dramatic consequences for democratic change, economic development, and other large-scale transformations. This politicization of divisions, or "political articulation," is neither the product of a single charismatic leader nor the machinations of state power, but is instead a constant call and response between parties and would-be constituents. When articulation becomes inconsistent, as it has in Indonesia, partisan calls grow faint and the resulting vacuum creates the possibility for other forms of political expression. However, when political parties exercise their power of interpellation efficiently, they are able to silence certain interests such as those of secular constituents in Turkey. Building Blocs exposes political parties as the most influential agencies that structure social cleavages and invites further critical investigation of the related consequences.

The Size of Others' Burdens: Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the Politics of Helping Others

by Erik Schneiderhan

Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for community health and well-being. In his new book, The Size of Others' Burdens, Erik Schneiderhan asks how people can act in the face of competing pressures, and explores the stories of two famous Americans to develop present-day lessons for improving our communities. Although Jane Addams and Barack Obama are separated by roughly one hundred years, the parallels between their lives are remarkable: Chicago activists-turned-politicians, University of Chicago lecturers, gifted orators, crusaders against discrimination, winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. Addams was the founder of Hull-House, the celebrated American "settlement house" that became the foundation of modern social work. Obama's remarkable rise to the presidency is well known. Through the stories of Addams's and Obama's early community work, Erik Schneiderhan challenges readers to think about how many of our own struggles are not simply personal challenges, but also social challenges. How do we help others when so much of our day-to-day life is geared toward looking out for ourselves, whether at work or at home? Not everyone can run for president or win a Nobel Prize, but we can help others without sacrificing their dignity or our principles. Great thinkers of the past and present can give us the motivation; Addams and Obama show us how. Schneiderhan highlights the value of combining today's state resources with the innovation and flexibility of Addams's time to encourage community building. Offering a call to action, this book inspires readers to address their own American dilemma and connect to community, starting within our own neighborhoods.

The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed

by Martijn Konings

The capitalist market, progressives bemoan, is a cold monster: it disrupts social bonds, erodes emotional attachments, and imposes an abstract utilitarian rationality. But what if such hallowed critiques are completely misleading? This book argues that the production of new sources of faith and enchantment is crucial to the dynamics of the capitalist economy. Distinctively secular patterns of attraction and attachment give modern institutions a binding force that was not available to more traditional forms of rule. Elaborating his alternative approach through an engagement with the semiotics of money and the genealogy of economy, Martijn Konings uncovers capitalism's emotional and theological content in order to understand the paradoxical sources of cohesion and legitimacy that it commands. In developing this perspective, he draws on pragmatist thought to rework and revitalize the Marxist critique of capitalism.

Excel Macros For Dummies

by Michael Alexander

Ready-made Excel macros that will streamline your workflow Excel Macros For Dummies helps you save time, automate, and be more productive, even with no programming experience at all. Each chapter offers practical macros that you can implement right away, with practical exercises that extend your knowledge and help you understand the mechanics at work. You'll find the most effective Excel macros for solving common problems, and explanations of why and where to use each one, plus invaluable guidance and step-by-step instruction for applying them effectively. Learn how to customize your applications to look and work exactly the way you want them to, with simple, friendly walk-throughs that directly apply to real-world tasks. Follow it through from start to finish, or quickly look up problems as they occur; the book's clear layout and organization makes it an irreplaceable desk reference, and all macro code is available for download from the companion website. Microsoft Excel is the world's leading spreadsheet application, and it supports VBA macros that allow you to customize the program and automate many common tasks. This book helps you take advantage of macros to get more done, and get it done better. Grasp the fundamentals of VBA and macros Work with workbooks, worksheets, and ranges Clean data, automate reporting, and send email from Excel Use tips and tricks that streamline your workflow If you have an Excel problem, there's a macro to solve it. You don't need to be a programmer, and you don't need to spend months learning code. Excel Macros For Dummies gives you the "recipes" you need, and the knowledge to apply them effectively.

A Wealth of Common Sense

by Ben Carlson

A simple guide to a smarter strategy for the individual investor A Wealth of Common Sense sheds a refreshing light on investing, and shows you how a simplicity-based framework can lead to better investment decisions. The financial market is a complex system, but that doesn't mean it requires a complex strategy; in fact, this false premise is the driving force behind many investors' market "mistakes. " Information is important, but understanding and perspective are the keys to better decision-making. This book describes the proper way to view the markets and your portfolio, and show you the simple strategies that make investing more profitable, less confusing, and less time-consuming. Without the burden of short-term performance benchmarks, individual investors have the advantage of focusing on the long view, and the freedom to construct the kind of portfolio that will serve their investment goals best. This book proves how complex strategies essentially waste these advantages, and provides an alternative game plan for those ready to simplify. Complexity is often used as a mechanism for talking investors into unnecessary purchases, when all most need is a deeper understanding of conventional options. This book explains which issues you actually should pay attention to, and which ones are simply used for an illusion of intelligence and control. Keep up with-or beat-professional money managers Exploit stock market volatility to your utmost advantage Learn where advisors and consultants fit into smart strategy Build a portfolio that makes sense for your particular situation You don't have to outsmart the market if you can simply outperform it. Cut through the confusion and noise and focus on what actually matters. A Wealth of Common Sense clears the air, and gives you the insight you need to become a smarter, more successful investor.

Breaking the Book

by Laura Mandell

Breaking the Book is a manifesto on the cognitive consequences and emotional effects of human interactions with physical books that reveals why the traditional humanities disciplines are resistant to 'digital' humanities. Explores the reasons why the traditional humanities disciplines are resistant to 'digital humanities' Reveals facets of book history, offering it as an example of how different media shape our modes of thinking and feeling Gathers together the most important book history and literary criticism concerning the hundred years leading up to the early 19th-century emergence of mass print culture Predicts effects of the digital revolution on disciplinarity, expertise, and the institutional restructuring of the humanities

The Big Shift in IT Leadership

by Hunter Muller

Learn the unique leadership strategies of the effective, essential CIO Beyond the Cloud provides a blueprint for leadership in an era of high volatility, rapid transformation, and amazing growth. An effective CIO is essential to the successful navigation of turbulent and uncertain times, and this insightful guide gives you the actionable framework you need to execute the leadership strategies that work. Focused on the major factors that are critical to modern global enterprise, this book delves into communication, collaboration, relationships, technology, innovation, talent management, and more to provide well-rounded guidance toward principled leadership. Simple, straightforward language explains the basics of each area, and is expanded upon by real-world stories and revealing anecdotes gathered from the author's exclusive interviews with visionary thought leaders from major organizations worldwide. You get perspective from the top on established and emerging leadership strategies, helping you put these ideas to work right away. CIOs are perfectly positioned to provide the leadership required to stay ahead of the competition in complex, rapidly shifting markets. They break down walls, align resources, and facilitate collaboration to drive business value and spur growth amidst an atmosphere of hyper-competition. This guide is your practical handbook for becoming the leader that you need to be. Establish trust and cooperation across the enterprise Recruit and retain the top talent in your field Leverage new technology for continuous business growth Inspire loyalty and optimal performance from everyone on the team The CIO has never been more crucial to the enterprise than right now. With clear guidance toward the unique leadership skills the role requires, Beyond the Cloud is the foundational executive guide for transformational leaders in the new business era.

Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues and their Metabolites

by Helen Botitsi Despina Tsipi Anastasios Economou

Provides an overview of the use of mass spectrometry (MS) for the analysis of pesticide residues and their metabolites. Presents state of the-art MS techniques for the identification of pesticides and their transformation products in food and environment Covers important advances in MS techniques including MS instrumentation and chromatographic separations (e.g. UPLC, HILIC, comprehensive GCxGC) and applications Illustrates the main sample preparation techniques (SPE, QuEChERS, microextraction) used in combination with MS for the analysis of pesticides Describes various established and new ionization techniques as well as the main MS platforms, software tools and mass spectral libraries

Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation

by Richard L. Doty

The largest collection of basic, clinical, and applied knowledge on the chemical senses ever compiled in one volume, the third edition of Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation encompass recent developments in all fields of chemosensory science, particularly the most recent advances in neurobiology, neuroscience, molecular biology, and modern functional imaging techniques. Divided into five main sections, the text covers the senses of smell and taste as well as sensory integration, industrial applications, and other chemosensory systems. This is essential reading for clinicians and academic researchers interested in basic and applied chemosensory perception.

Jesus Calling®: 15-Week Discussion Guide for Athletes: Strength, Teamwork, Inspiration, Excellence, Virtue, Endurance

by Thomas Nelson

Experience peace in the presence of the Savior who is closer than you can imagine with the Jesus Calling® Discussion Guide for Athletes The Jesus Calling Discussion Guide for Athletes is a 15-week discussion guide that uses relevant passages from the bestselling daily devotional Jesus Calling®that speak to the heart of athletes. This guide is filled with questions that will inspire you to apply the truths of Jesus Calling® to life--both on and off the field. Anchored by related Scripture, each weekly topic covers a wealth of subjects that speak to the heart of an athlete, such as understanding your true purpose, coping with the pressure to win, combating burnout, and growing in strength and endurance. Use the questions for your own personal reflection, or utilize them in a group or team setting. Discussion questions enhance an athlete's weekly study of Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young

Jesus Calling®: 52-Week Discussion Guide for Men: Wisdom, Strength, Encouragement, Endurance

by Thomas Nelson

Experience peace in the presence of the Savior who is closer than you can imagine with the Jesus Calling® Discussion Guide for Men. The Jesus Calling Discussion Guide for Men is a 52-week discussion guide that uses relevant passages from the bestselling daily devotional Jesus Calling®that speak to the soul of a man. This guide is filled with questions that will inspire you to apply the truths of Jesus Calling® to daily life. Anchored by related Scripture, each weekly topic covers a wealth of subjects that speak to the heart of a man's faith, such as understanding your purpose, having courage in hard times, learning how to effectively lead, combating burnout, and growing in strength and wisdom. Use the questions for your own personal reflection, or utilize them in a group setting for Sunday school, home study groups, men's ministry groups, and more. Discussion questions enhance a man's weekly study of Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young

David Goodis: Five Noir Novels of the 1940s and 50s

by Robert Polito

In 1997 The Library of America's Crime Novels: American Noir gathered, in two volumes, eleven classic works of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s--among them David Goodis's moody and intensely lyrical masterpiece Down There, adapted by François Truffaut for his 1960 film Shoot the Piano Player. Now, The Library of America and editor Robert Polito team up again to celebrate the full scope of Goodis's signature style with this landmark volume collecting five great novels from the height of his career. Goodis (1917-1967) was a Philadelphia- born pulp expressionist who brought a jazzy style to his spare, passionate novels of mean streets and doomed protagonists: an innocent man railroaded for his wife's murder (Dark Passage); an artist whose life turns nightmarish because of a cache of stolen money (Nightfall); a dockworker seeking to comprehend his sister's brutal death (The Moon in the Gutter); a petty criminal derailed by irresistible passion (The Burglar); and a famous crooner scarred by violence and descending into dereliction (Street of No Return). Long a cult favorite, Goodis now takes his place alongside Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett in the pantheon of classic American crime writers.

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