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Change the Way You See Everything through Asset-Based Thinking

by Hank Wasiak Kathryn D. Cramer

This brilliantly simple book on the philosophy known as Asset-Based Thinking, instills success-oriented habits in even the most die-hard cynic. Its transformational lessons--conveyed through unique photographic metaphors and inspiring stories from real people--reveal how the slightest shift in perception can lead to monumental results in both business and in life. ABT is not just positive thinking, but rather a systematic observation of "what works. " Kathryn Cramer, an acclaimed corporate consultant, and Hank Wasiak, a creative icon of the advertising industry, have produced a work that looks and works like no other business or self-help book-because it IS like no other book. Change the Way You See Everything is a revolutionary approach to every aspect of life that bears not just reading, but re-reading, and sharing with people in your circle. You'll never look at the world the same way again.

The Great Book of San Francisco/Bay Area Sports Lists

by Damon Bruce

The Bay Area is home to multiple popular franchises in all four major sports-the 49ers and Raiders (NFL), Giants and A's (MLB), Kings and Warriors (NBA), and Sharks (NHL). With such diversity in rooting interest, area fans have much to debate all year long, and prominent Bay Area sports-radio host Damon Bruce is just the man to get the debate going with this entertaining book of original sports and entertainment lists. Bruce also enlists the help of such notable local stars to contribute their own lists, including Orlando Cepeda, Brent Jones, Gary Radnich, Drew Remeda, Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead, and more.

Sinatra: Hollywood His Way

by Timothy Knight

In the scores of posthumous tributes paid to Frank Sinatra after his death in 1998, most focused on his extraordinary reign as "The Voice" of twentieth-century pop music. But Sinatra was much more than a music icon. He was also one of the most popular movie stars of the 1940s, '50s, and '60s-an Academy-Award winning actor with some sixty film credits to his name. He starred in some of the most iconic films of the twentieth century and with some of the biggest names of the day. There were his dancing days with Gene Kelly inAnchors AweighandOn the Town; his acclaimed dramatic turns inFrom Here to EternityandThe Manchurian Candidate; and his signature Rat Pack movies such asOcean's Eleven. Sinatra: Hollywood His Wayis a complete, film by film exploration of this true Hollywood legend. His screen history is vividly brought to life through illuminating reviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and hundreds of rare color and black-and-white photographs, making this the ultimate guide to the films of Frank Sinatra and an essential in the library of any fan.

Edith Head: The Fifty-year Career of Hollywood's Greatest Costume Designer

by Jay Jorgensen

All About Eve. Funny Face. Sunset Blvd. Rear Window. Sabrina. A Place in the Sun. The Ten Commandments. Scores of iconic films of the last century had one thing in common: costume designer Edith Head (1897-1981). She racked up an unprecedented 35 Oscar nods and 400 film credits over the course of a fifty-year career. Never before has the account of Hollywood's most influential designer been so thoroughly revealed-because never before have the Edith Head Archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences been tapped. This unprecedented access allows this book to be a one-of-a-kind survey, bringing together a spectacular collection of rare and never-before-seen sketches, costume test shots, behind-the- scenes photos, and ephemera.

Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 Inside Out

by Jim Boyce

Hey, you know your way around an inbox--so now dig into Outlook 2003 and really get your communications and workday under control! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds all in concise, fast-answer format. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Outlook mastery! Configure core to advanced setup options--customizing Outlook to work your way Learn ultra efficient--and automatic--ways to manage your messages, calendar, tasks, notes, and contacts Implement security zones, virus protection, information rights management (IRM), junk e-mail filters, and other security features Go mobile--working offline or through HTTP, a VPN, or Outlook Web Access Set up Windows SharePoint Services, shared calendars, and public folders for easy collaboration on projects Manage and support Outlook as a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 client Use script and Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create custom forms and applications CD features: Complete eBook in PDF format Insider Extras--including sample scripts and templates Catalog of Outlook resources with links to third-party tools and demos Microsoft resources and demos, including Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, eBook--10,000+ entries A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Microsoft® .NET XML Web Services Step by Step

by Allen Jones Adam Freeman

XML Web services are the next logical step in the evolution of the Internet. Teach yourself how to write and deploy XML Web services for Microsoft® .NET--one step at a time--with this modular, accessible tutorial. It delivers expert, task-based instruction plus a real-world XML service example to help you apply what you already know about Microsoft Visual C#TM, Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET, and object-oriented programming so that you can learn XML Web services development at your own pace. Topics covered include: UNDERSTANDING XML WEB SERVICES XML Web services architecture XML Web services protocols Web Service Description Language (WSDL) Discovering XML Web services BUILDING XML WEB SERVICES Writing .NET XML Web services Testing XML Web services Debugging XML Web services CONSUMING XML WEB SERVICES Discovering XML Web services Generating a proxy class Creating clients that consume XML Web services Consuming XML Web services asynchronously Consuming XML Web services with HTTP ADVANCED XML WEB SERVICES Managing XML Web service state Securing XML Web services Using data sets with XML Web services Using SOAP headers

Skinny Bitch: Ultimate Everyday Cookbook

by Kim Barnouin

After five years atop theSkinny Bitchphenomenon, author Kim Barnouin has grown as a cook, a nutritionist, and a mom. Now she delivers the "Ultimate" cookbook that will be for everyone looking for a healthier way to feed themselves, their families, and friends. Kim's emphasis is on "easy," and her kick-ass recipes feature seasonal produce (no fake meat or hard-to-find ingredients) and provide a versatility of tastes and cuisines, from Mediterranean to California-fresh. With almost 150 recipes, full-color photos, complete nutritional breakdowns, and simple "switch-outs" for quick variations, it will be the new "gotta have" on any healthy bitch's bookshelf. Whether readers are looking to gradually add more meatless dishes to their meals, or want to go "all-out" vegan,Skinny Bitch: Ultimate Everyday Cookbookwill be their "go-to" source for getting their "bitch" on-in the kitchen.

Culinary Tea

by Cynthia Gold

This cutting-edge tome on one of the world's oldest ingredients and most popular beverages will be an invaluable tool for both home and professional cooks. Gold and Stern offer new ways of looking at tea: the leaves with a history stretching thousands of years is now a secret weapon in the culinary arsenal. Tea in its many forms has been around for thousands of years, and is a burgeoning industry in many countries as the demand for specialty leaves grows. Read all about the picking and drying techniques virtually unchanged for centuries, popular growing regions in the world, and the storied past of trading. Culinary Teahas all this, plus more than 100 recipes using everything from garden-variety black teas to exclusive fresh tea leaves and an in-depth treatment of tea cocktails. The book will include classics, such as the centuries-old Chinese Tea-Smoked Duck and Thousand-Year Old Eggs, as well as recipes the authors have developed and collected, such as Smoked Tea-Brined Capon and Assam Shortbread.

Star Crossed: Gemini Night

by Bonnie Hearn Hill

Starting her junior year, Logan McRae is excited about her internship atCRUSHmagazine. But she is not so excited about her new boyfriend Jeremy's travel abroad in Ireland. Logan's in over her head trying to balance school, love, and friends, while trying to solve an astrological mystery-the fate of a Gemini isstar-crossed. Will Logan find out who is in danger before theCRUSHHalloween costume party? Can she prove to the publisher she deserves her own astrology column? And will her relationship with Jeremy survive the distance? Only time will tell as Logan continues to reach for the stars!

Contagion

by Joanne Dahme

Rose Dugan is a young and beautiful woman living in Philadelphia in the late 19th century passionate about keeping Philadelphia's water reservoir clean and healthy. But when Rose starts receiving threatening letters, warning her to convince her husband to shut down his plans for a water filtration system or else, things take a turn for the worse. A conspicuous murder and butting heads cause Rose to search for the culprit, the truth, and a way to keep the people of Philadelphia safe from contagion in more ways than one.

The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists

by Bert Randolph Sugar Teddy Atlas

This entertaining and enlightening compilation of Top Ten lists involving all aspects of "the sweet science" will give any glove-loving fanatic a heavyweight dose of excitement and controversy.

Project: Happily Ever After

by Alisa Bowman

A woman marries a prince, who then turns into a frog. Project: Happily Ever After is the revealing story (warts and all!) of how she attempted to turn her marriage around-and succeeded. Book jacket.

Dealbreaker

by Dave Horwitz

Dealbreakeris a hilarious reference guide to the qualities that, when discovered, transform the "date you hope to go home with" into the "date you pray never calls again. " A "dealbreaker" could be an annoying habit (you talk through movies), a physical attribute (your soul patch), a lifestyle choice (your cucumber melon body spray), a worldview (your delusions of grandeur), and everything in between! With a combination of good-natured ribbing and sardonic snark, comics Dave Horwitz and Marisa Pinson have catalogued these characteristics that, though occasionally trivial, serve as early warning signs of possible relationship discontent. Based on their popular eponymous blog, which is gaining a wide audience of disgruntled singles,Dealbreakeris sure to resonate with anyone who has had a bad date or a relationship gone awry.

Brady, Brady, Brady

by Sherwood Schwartz Lloyd J. Schwartz

The Brady Bunch is one of the most beloved series to ever grace American television screens. Whether you've been a devoted fan since its inception in the late 1960s, or are a more recent Brady buff thanks to its steady airing in syndication, there is an undeniable shared delight that comes from the simple-natured, humor-filled world of that picture-perfect family. Now, for the first time, the show's famous creator, writer, and producer Sherwood Schwartz and his son, writer and producer Lloyd Schwartz, share with their loyal audience the complete first-hand behind-the-scenes story of The Brady Bunch. From how the show was developed, pitched, greenlighted, cast, produced, and embraced, to ultimately how it changed the TV and cultural landscape of America-this book really has it all. Sherwood and Lloyd Schwartz carefully and nostalgically recall all the details-great, small, funny, frustrating, and everything in between-that came with the show. Taking an exclusive tour of everything Brady, you'll marvel at the stories, take pleasure in more than 50 rare photographs, and transport yourself into the show you love with the insider details you never knew.

Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out

by William R. Stanek

Dig in--and discover how to put the reliability, scalability, and security enhancements in Windows Server 2003 to work! This supremely organized reference packs all the details you need to plan and manage a Windows Server 2003 implementation and handle everyday administration. You'll gain hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds, along with more than 100 tools and scripts on CD. Find the best and fastest ways to perform everyday system administration tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Windows Server mastery! Plan, prepare, and install Windows Server 2003 interactively or remotely Identify clear upgrade and migration paths, including incremental adoptions Design, manage, and maintain Active Directory sites, domains, and forests Manage storage, file systems, network resources, and print services Plan for and implement high availability with clustering and load balancing Set up and troubleshoot TCP/IP networking, DHCP, WINS, and DNS Configure security settings and manage critical updates and service packs Exploit command-line tools and scripts for simple to sophisticated tasks Perform backups and restoration and tune performance Get "insider secrets" and exclusive tips from the author! CD features: Complete eBook in PDF format Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools--100+ tools and scripts for managing Active Directory operations, group policy, TCP/IP networks, the registry, security features, and more Extensive catalog of resources--with links to Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Resource Kit tools, File Replication Services (FRS) tools, Management Pack tools for Microsoft Operations Manager, Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 1.2, and more Microsoft Systems Architecture 2.0 documentation--enterprise-class architectural blueprints and implementation guidance Insider Extras--including documentation on FRS, Emergency Management Services, certificates, and clustering A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Daily Scoldings

by Beryl Barclay

Sick of the mindless pablum of "inspiration" offered by page-a-day devotionals? Tired of the relentless celebration of positive thinking? Perhaps it's time for something with a bit more bite to it. Daily Scoldings are daily doses of bitter truth that will wake anyone out of their narcissism, delusions of grandeur, and indulgent happy thoughts. Think of it as a mental dousing of cold water, first thing in the morning. It's the perfect gift for the crank, cynic, or curmudgeon in one's life.

Creative Girl

by Katharine Sise

If there's no stability in the corporate world, why not do what you love? Creative Girl shows women how to turn their talents into a money-making career...smartly. Whether readers are just tapping into their creativity and want to see where it takes them, or if they're already making a creative living and know it's time to grab hold of the next level of success, this book has specific advice for women at varying stages. Author Katharine Sise has certainly "walked the walk" of a creative entrepreneur, as she created her own jewelry line that has won the praise of celebrities and the fashion world. Here she provides ideas for sparking one's creative talent (through meditating and journaling), and narrowing down what career lifestyle is right for each reader. She also shares insider tips on the realities of navigating a creative career and handling a business-such as how to brand yourself and how to build a platform and garner publicity. Katharine debunks the myth of the "starving artist" and shows how one can turn inspiration into a profitable livelihood.

Great American Craft Beer

by Andy Crouch

Great American Craft Beertakes readers on a passionate and informative journey through the most palate pleasing ales and lagers produced in America today. Built on the inalienable truth that there is a beer out there for everyone, the book directs readers to focus on the flavors they already enjoy tasting, such as sweet fruits, roasted coffee, or bitter hops. More than 80 styles and 340 beer profiles are accompanied by full-color photographs and illustrations of the beers and beer labels. This unconventional approach allows drinkers of all experience levels to step right up to the bar and order their next pint with confidence. Both a personal guide and companion to the exciting world of American craft beer, this unique book touches upon several subject areas, including not only beer, but food, travel, history, and the stories and personalities of those who brew America's best beers. It includes 25 perfect pairing recipes and profiles of some of the best brewpubs in the country.

Half Baked

by Alexa Stevenson

Author Alexa Stevenson had spent most of her life preparing for the wrong disasters. When her daughter is born 15 weeks early, she is plunged into the strange half-light of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, where she learns the Zen of medical uncertainty and makes the surprising discovery that a worst-case scenario may just be the best thing that's ever happened to her. The absurdities of the medical system, grappling with mortality, and coming into one's own are all explored inthis wryly heartfelt memoir. From the indignities of infertility treatments to managing bedrest and parenting a preemie (how does one wrangle an oxygen tank while changing a diaper?), Alexa recounts her rocky road to motherhood with a uniquely sharp, funny, yet poignant voice.

Master of Space and Time

by Rudy Rucker

The real world is unbearable to madcap inventor Harry Gerber, so he uses his genius to twist the laws of science and create his own tailor-made universe. Master of Space and Time combines high physics and high jinks, blurring the line between science and magic. From a voyage to a mirror-image world where sluglike parasites make slaves of humanity, to trees and bushes that grow fries and pork chops, to a rain of fish, author Rudy Rucker--two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick Award--takes readers on the ultimate joyride. But once the gluons at the core of Harry's creation run out . . . disaster looms for Harry and his friends.

Star Crossed: Taurus Eyes

by Bonnie Hearn Hill

Having been accepted into the summer writing camp in Monterey, CA, Logan worked so hard for inAries Rising, she is on her way to becoming a real published author! She needs to impress the camp's instructor, Henry Jaffa, a renowned journalist, paranormal investigator, and fellow Aquarian, whom she hopes will see the promise in her writing and become her mentor. But when Logan is stuck writing about an obscure folk singer Sean Baylor, whose spirit is rumored to be haunting the quaint seaside town, she is not sure that she will be able to complete her assignment. Will Logan be able to utilize her knowledge of the planets to impress Henry Jaffa, work through her romantic tug-of-war with the camp brooding bad boy Jeremy, solve the mystery of Sean Baylor's death, all while competing with the overachieving writers for the coveted spots in the camp's anthology?

Star Crossed

by Bonnie Hearn Hill

Having been accepted into the summer writing camp in Monterey, CA, Logan worked so hard for inAries Rising, she is on her way to becoming a real published author! She needs to impress the camp's instructor, Henry Jaffa, a renowned journalist, paranormal investigator, and fellow Aquarian, whom she hopes will see the promise in her writing and become her mentor. But when Logan is stuck writing about an obscure folk singer Sean Baylor, whose spirit is rumored to be haunting the quaint seaside town, she is not sure that she will be able to complete her assignment. Will Logan be able to utilize her knowledge of the planets to impress Henry Jaffa, work through her romantic tug-of-war with the camp brooding bad boy Jeremy, solve the mystery of Sean Baylor's death, all while competing with the overachieving writers for the coveted spots in the camp's anthology?

Life, Love, Lox

by Carin Davis

Like Manischewitz with a twist, this saucy book will show the young Chosen Ones how to mix their Jewish roots with their happenin' lifestyles. Bursting with playful anecdotes and amusing advice,Life, Love, Loxis the essential companion for any Jew looking to squeeze a little style out of the ol' Torah. Ten chapters in all--like "Challapalooza," "How to Lose a Guy in Ten Plagues," and "Lox, Stock, and Bagel"--dish on how to put together Shabbat dinner for the real world, how to meet the (observant) parents, and how to embrace the high holy days with style. Covering everything from Kosher Kissing and making matzah balls to Speed-Dating and the Dayenu Diet,Life, Love, Loxis the best thing to happen to modern Jews since the Glatt Kosher hot dog cart at Yankee Stadium. This is a humorous girlfriend's guide to living the hip life while keeping it Jewish.

Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services Step by Step

by James Edelen Penelope Coventry Todd C. Bleeker Olga M. Londer

Quickly teach yourself how to make team collaboration easy--and more productive--with Windows SharePoint Services. With STEP BY STEP, you drive the instruction. Work at your own pace through the book's lessons and build new skills using the files on CD. You'll learn exactly what you need to know about using Windows SharePoint Services to help you--and your team--share ideas and information more efficiently! Build your own SharePoint site--a central, Web-based workspace for teamwork and communication Set up document libraries and Document Workspaces for easy collaboration Use Meeting Workspaces to facilitate meeting preparation and follow-up Share and exchange data, calendars, contacts, and other information from Microsoft Office programs Conduct surveys and use discussion boards on your site Customize your pages and sites with Web PartsPractice your skills using the files on CD! Your Microsoft Office System Reference Pack on CD includes: Templates and clip art straight from the Microsoft Office team Microsoft Office System Quick Reference eBook Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, eBook--10,000+ entries! Introducing the Tablet PC eBook Complete STEP BY STEP eBook Skill-building practice files A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Microsoft® Office Access 2003 Inside Out

by John Viescas

dc:abstract """Hey, you know your way around a database--so now dig into Access 2003 and really put your information to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds all in concise, fast-answer format. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Access mastery! Build on what you already know about Access and quickly dive into what's new Design your database the way the experts do--and sidestep common mistakes Import data from spreadsheets, text files, databases, and other sources Write simple to sophisticated queries to manipulate data Learn advanced techniques for building forms and reports Develop PivotTable and PivotChart dynamic views Tap the power of Microsoft SQL Server with Access projects and views, functions, and stored procedures Implement database security features Deliver dynamic data on the Web with data access pages and XML Use Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and script to automate your applications and Web pages CD features: Complete eBook in PDF format Insider Extras--including fully functional sample databases, VBA code, and sample web pages Catalog of Access resources with links to third-party tools and demos Microsoft resources and demos, including Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, eBook--10,000+ entries A Note Regarding the CD or DVDThe print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

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