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This is an innovative new business series that presents 60 succinct techniques to improve core business skills, each technique to be read and digested in 60 seconds. 'Persuasion' provides 60 practical and effective techniques that can be immediately applied to enhance the art of persuasion both in the workplace and outside. This title covers all vital persuasion techniques including people skills and presentation skills, creating winning proposals and sourcing and developing new relationships. 60 fast solutions packaged in small, handy format will enable advice-hungry businessmen and women to dip in and out of this book when ever they have a spare minute!
This is an innovative new business series that presents 60 succinct techniques to improve core business skills, each technique to be read and digested in 60 seconds. Organization provides 60 practical, effective organization techniques that can immediately be applied to transform your workplace, increase productivity and job satisfaction. This title covers all vital organization skills, including prioritizing tasks and responsibilities, creating checklists that work, keeping email under control and streamlining your workday. 60 fast solutions packaged in small, handy format will enable advice-hungry businessmen and women to dip in and out of this book when ever they have a spare minute!
Disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn and this book is jam-packed with facts that will truly horrify you but undoubtedly entertain and educate at the same time. From the ugly truth about food and drink, to the human body exposed to the beastly tales of creatures that outnumber us - no subject is off limits. Did you know there is a sneaky fish that can swim up your genitals? Or that the average human loses 85,000 brain cells each day? If not, read on - there's plenty more where that came from.
Have a tasty Christmas with this collection of over 20 projects, recipes and ideas! Celebrate the festive season with stylish cupcakes, cookies, truffles, mini cakes and chocolate bites. Delight friends and family with edible gifts, centerpieces and decorations for your table and tree. Indulge in delicious recipes, from traditional fruit cake to chocolate brownies and spicy gingerbread. The perfect treat at Christmas!
With 60 practical, effective techniques that can be immediately applied to transform your management style, this essential guide covers all vital skills, including: * Understanding your role * Mastering daily tasks you should undertake * Getting heard and learning to listen * Setting goals and priorities * Becoming an inspiration * Tackling the tough stuff and troubleshooting 60 Seconds Solutions Management is both a valuable tool and an action guide that will help you to become the very best manager that you can be
Motivation' provides 60 practical, effective self motivation techniques that can be immediately applied to transform your performance both in the workplace and outside. It covers all vital motivation techniques, from adopting the right mindset and learning to dive right in, to essential planning and delegation skills for maximum output.
Many people enjoy the thought of a guardian angel who is always by their side. This book will explain exactly how to contact their angels to navigate life's ups and downs. Author, Karen Paolino, CHT, ATP, is a clairvoyant spiritual counselor and teacher, she has also trained as a medium, Angel Therapist and hypnotherapist. Paolino has the ability to communicate with angels in the spirit world and deliver their messages. She lives in Abington, MA. For more information visit www.createheaven.com
Novel writing is a popular hobby and this book will provide the would-be and starter novelist with all the tools needed to get started. This title includes a thorough grounding in essential fiction writing skills and clear guidance on how to get published from top industry names. It provides a complete glossary of terms and listing of all publishing contacts needed by an author, from book publishers and agents to festivals and online links. It includes tremendous resource of instruction and information that will prove invaluable to the armies of would-be and practising novel writers.
This is science but not as you know it - here you get all the really cool stuff they didn't teach you in the classroom but you've always wanted to know...For example, ever wondered why hair grows out your nose and ears and if cockroaches really would survive a nuclear blast? Do you wish you could crush a beer can on your forehead or open a door with a credit card? Then look no further, all will be explained here. This is the ultimate science textbook and will answer all your craziest science questions with clarity, practical guidance and, of course, mirth. This is the perfect source of pub ammo.
From the invention of the electric chair to the less offensive post-it note, "Bollocks! Why Didnt I Think of That?" features 101 clever inventions we could no longer imagine life without. Each ingenious invention comes complete with its history and handy trivia - I bet you you didn't know early Romans used porcupine quills as tooth-picks? Or that 1,000,000,000 Barbies have been sold worldwide? This must-have guide will allow you to impress your mates with your newfound fascinating knowledge of every invention from toilet paper to the Theory of Evolution. And it will have you slapping your head in no time, thinking "Bollocks! Why didn't I think of that?"
Tales From the Front Line - D Day is a chronicle of the build-up and aftermath of the most decisive battle of World War II, told through the tales of the extraordinary participants who recorded their experiences in letters or diaries, or recounted them after the event. Tales From the Front Line - D-Day commemorates the bravery and skill of generals, frontline soldiers, statesmen and civilians. Jonathan Bastable has skillfully woven disparate tales into a compelling narrative of one of the key events in the twentieth century. You will find that this is the most personal account to date of the day s events.
This is a fascinating, evocative account of 19th-century London, so well known from Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. It draws on descriptions of life in the capital from original letters, diaries and newspapers, as well as Dickens' own social commentary, to paint a vivid portrait of a city undergoing massive social changes. No author has ever described the city of London as well as Dickens. His eye for detail and his gift for characterization moved and entertained readers throughout the world who might never have been to the city. Many of the cliches that crowd our imaginations when we think of London, or of the Victorians, can be traced back to his writings. A unique gazetteer section with a modern-day map allows the reader to discover where places and attractions mentioned in the text can be seen in today's London.
Life on the Old Farm takes you back to a time, not so long ago, when country life in Britain followed a pattern that had remained largely unchanged for centuries. In this series of fascinating reminiscences, farmers from all over Britain reveal their knowledge - the last generation who know at first hand traditions dating back to Saxon times. Life on the Old Farm is nostalgic and informative with fascinating interviews and insights into how things used to be done. It covers a time span from before Edwardian times up to the coming of mechanization after World War II.
Accomplished artist, Charles Evans, will have you painting in no time with these cleverly-constructed art projects that can each be completed in a matter of minutes. Packed with simple techniques and top tips that will ensure successful results every time, Charles' easy-to-follow instruction will help improve your painting skills at once. It helps you learn professional hints and tricks about using watercolors and watercolor pencils which offer extra flexibility and convenience. It includes varied art projects for outdoors and indoors, ranging from simple landscapes to more complex compositions, from pets to still lives. It reveals inspirational pages from Charles' own sketchbooks that clearly demonstrate the immediacy of this medium.
Amazing & Extraordinary Facts - Ghosts unearths a wealth of fascinating tales about ghosts past and present. Discover trivia about historical ghostly happenings such as the Mary Celeste, as well as hauntings on film sets and the stage. The Amazing and Extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects make them the perfect books to dip in to.
Every project has been designed to enhance your happiness, from feeling more energetic to chilling out and even encouraging wealth! Most projects use one ball of yarn making them quick, accessible and affordable - all things to smile about Projects are perfect for taking happiness everywhere - ideal for knitting groups and knitters on-the-go. The feel-good theme means that the knits make great gifts - a reason that many crafters knit.
This is a delicious collection of fun cake pop treats for every occasion. Over 40 colorful projects, from cute animals and romantic wedding rings, to creepy Halloween creatures and festive Christmas characters. The simple step-by-step instructions are perfect for beginners, while the gorgeous designs provide inspiration for the more experienced sugarcrafter.
Pam and Nicky Lintott have sold over 250,000 books all over the world - testament to their extraordinary talent for creating great quilt designs with easy to follow instructions. Here Pam and Nicky bring you a fresh collection of 14 brand new quilt patterns, each with a beautiful variation design.Uses a range of ModaTM pre-cuts, including the new fat eighth bundle!
Stitch London: a city of people pigeons, puddles and purly kings and queens.Want to whip up your own Royal couple to add a bit of majesty to your manterpiece? Need to knit some little London landmarks to show off your travels? Whether you love London, or haven't made it there yet, Stitch London will show you a whole new side of the city and its people and places.And if you can't knit? Fear not! Author Lauren O'Farrell (fearless leader of the knitting community Stitch London) will show you how to get clicking with your sticks and string in no time at all. From cute London characters and critters, to practical accessories for every walk of life, these projects are simple enough for beginners, yet bonkers enough to inspire more seasoned knitters who love to knit, but don't like rules. It even comes with a everything you need (from needles to thread) to knit your own Cooey the proud London pigeon! So hop on, mind the gap and Stitch London like you mean it. Go on!
A unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Britain's capital. London's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical, you will find a variety of topics in this alternative guide to London.
"This is a fascinating collection of stories exploring the less well-trodden byways of Britain's long history of conflicts. From the Romans vs Britons to the war on terror, "Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: the British at War" uncovers the heroic, tragic and often peculiar facts behind some of the best-known battles in British history. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it is the perfect book to dip in to. The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure."
This title presents the easy-as-pie step-by-step instructions that are perfect for novice bakers, while the gorgeous designs provide inspiration for the more experienced sugarcrafter. It includes everything you need to create stunning (and tasty!) baked treats from start to finish, with a delicious range of cake and filling recipes. Each chapter has its own stylish presentation cake design, showing how you can display your whoopie pies for special occasions.
Cake decorating is the perfect way to celebrate at any time of the year, and this book is packed with colorful cake designs for every occasion. Features 10 chapters each with a stunning main cake design and two co-ordinating smaller treats, including cupcakes, minicakes, cookies, fondant fancies and chocolates. Step-by-step illustrated instructions cover every essential technique, such as making sugar flowers, piping and stencilling.
Melly & Me present a fun and fabulous collection of personality-packed designs that will have readers sewing adorable toys in no time! Each of the brightly colored characters is a joy to sew for all abilities, making them the perfect gift for children or adults, or a trendy home accessory. Projects combine simple sewing techniques with funky fabrics, embellishments and color palettes to add zing and excitement to readers' sewn toy creations. Easy to follow step by step instructions and quirky photography make this book a delightful gift as well as an irresistible addition to sewing collections.
Folk style quilts add charm and comfort to any homes. Here, simple yet effective quiltmaking and appliqué techniques for hand and machine work are combined with a quirky folk style. Drawing on a palette of soft country colors, author Clare Kingslake has created a project collection to brighten up your home all through the year. Discover 20 irresistible projects from small and quick table mats, bags and purses, to attention-grabbing hangings and quilts. An 'Applique Focus' feature highlights the wide range of appliqué techniques covered here and tips throughout for hand and machine appliqué will guide you to making whimsical folk style quilts in no time.