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Working World 101

by Bridget Graham Monique Reidy

After graduation, the real world can be an intimidating and foreign place for college graduates. Sure, they've spent the past four years cramming for exams, writing essays, and reading books, but they did so in the twentysomething bubble of their college campuses. This guide fixes these problems by covering everything the recent grad needs to know in order to get in and get ahead in corporate life. Authors Bridget Graham and Monique Reidy break down the process of entering the professional world, including how to: Create the perfect resume Nail the interview Dress properly Be articulate and poised Carry on water-cooler appropriate conversation With this guide, young people everywhere will develop the well-spoken poise, confidence, and professional attitude needed to succeed in the real world.

What Would the Buddha Recycle?

by Rosemary Roberts

If the Buddha were alive today, he'd be the living embodiment of green living. He'd be collecting cans on the freeway, riding his bike to work, and replacing all his light bulbs--one little satori at a time. In this book you can channel His Holiness, reduce your footprint, and experience little Aha! moments when you Eat mindfully and lose the meat Make a Zen garden that nourishes the earth Choose sustainable clothing Meditate while walking instead of driving Let go of attachment to things by giving away belongings Living green is living Zen. Now you can take right action and walk a green talk, starting today--just think how proud the Buddha would be!

The Ultimate Office Prank Book

by Mae B Fired

Making life in cubicle land a bit more fun, this book is a clever and amusing list of practical jokes--a list that will challenge even seasoned saboteurs to take risks and reap the awkward rewards. Whether it's filling the vending machine with a coworker's desk supplies, attaching fishing wire to phones and keyboards, or putting Jello in the toilets, pranks have been an office staple since the first cubicle was born. Split into chapters labeled Entry-Level, Middle Management, and Executive, jokesters are entertained with 200+ increasingly dangerous pranks. Complete with Tips for Talking Your Way Out of Anything and a list of important phone numbers, including the fire and police departments and the American Bar Association, this book is the perfect humorous gift for a friend, family member, or coworker!

The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Ask

by Lita Epstein

This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including: How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future? Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses? How much money can I give my elders without impacting government aid? What are the goals of estate tax planning? These questions and more will be answered in the comprehensive 250 Questions format. Whether you are caring full- or part-time for an aging parent, friend, or neighbor, you'll find all the answers you need in this compact guide.

Sweet 'Stache

by Jon Chattman Rich Tarantino

"I am personally offended by this book because my mustache wasn't included. However, I endorse it because I am, and always will be, a huge fan of Tom Selleck's 'stache."--Meredith Vieira, The Today Show If a man has a mustache, it's hands-down his most distinguishable facial feature. Whether it's a handlebar, pencil-thin, fu Manchu, toothbrush, or horseshoe--it's how he's identified and described. This book recognizes this fact and celebrates the most famous mustaches--and the faces behind them. From politicians and ball players to pop stars and actors, this book covers them all with wit and humor. Authors Jon Chattman and Rich Tarantino have provided profiles and 'stache-analysis for the forty-nine men and one woman who made the cut. (One can't count out Frida Kahlo's artistic bigote!) It also includes sidebar lists that rank the top 'staches in all sorts of categories as well as mustache trivia and a timeline that traces the facial hair's evolution. It's hip again to rock full on facial hair. And Sweet 'Stache is the guide for anyone looking to get in on the must-have mustache action.

No Fear In My Classroom

by Frederick C Wootan

Teachers have a lot to worry about--from classroom management to school violence to job security to national mandates. Lucky for them, this book helps relieve those fears and allows them to focus on what they're supposed to be doing--teaching. With a friendly, accessible format, teacher-turned-author Frederick Wootan supplies solutions to his fellow educators' fears, like: Are their students actually listening to them? Are they being fair about grading? What can they do about overly aggressive parents? How are budget cuts going to affect their classroom? What's to stop them from being laid off? With this book, teachers will build their confidence, take back their classrooms, and put the emphasis back on education.

My Dad Is My Hero

by Susan Reynolds

Children often have trouble telling their father how much they love him. Fortunately, this book expresses those emotions for them. This endearing collection of stories about the everyday heroics of the contributors' fathers, and father figures, will show Dad how much he means to his children. From the story of a fly fishing trip that bonded father and daughter to the one that saw a friend's imposing father turn into the contributor's own loving father-figure, this wonderful book brings together tales of heroic dads from all walks of life, and is a great way for his kids to show him how much they care. And it lets dads everywhere know that they don't need to be daring to be heroic--that it can be the little things that mean the most to his kids.

A Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children with Special Needs

by Colleen Sell

A diagnosis of a child's special need can be extremely difficult for parents. However, every day, these children accomplish small victories and make great strides that improve their own lives--and brighten their parents' days. This collection brings to life fifty stories of parents who have struggled with a child's diagnosis only to embrace the differences that make their children that much more special--and even more loved. Following the success of A Cup of Comfort® for Parents of Children with Autism, this sensitive and joyful collection offers a poignant message of support, hope, and empathy. This touching volume is sure to find a welcome home wherever people are dealing with a challenging diagnosis.

Working Mom's Survival Guide

by Paula Peters

More women than ever before are going back to work soon after having a baby. And no matter what their job, making the transition from home to work can be really challenging. Whether dealing with day-to-day dilemmas like spitup on their power suits or big-picture problems like the cost of child care, new moms need relief! Written in a friendly and encouraging tone, this guide is all a stressed-out mother needs to organize her life so everyone's happy--including herself! From prebaby planning to after-baby adjustments, this book covers it all, including: FMLA and maternity leave Temporary schedules and career planning Job changes Child care Responsibilities at home Caring for yourself Considering a new job Choosing to quit Dealing with unexpected or special challenges With this book by their side, new mothers can have their careers--and be great moms, too!

The Complete Single's Guide to Being a Dog Owner

by Betsy Rosenfeld

Should I let my dog sleep in bed with me? Can my puppy share my dinner? How do I keep my dog happy while I'm away at work? As more and more singles share their homes with dogs (rather than mates), they face unique challenges. From what to do when your puppy poops in your shoes to how to train your dog to play nice with your new date, this guide answers all the questions you should ask before and after bringing home your new furry companions. Whether you have adopted an adult dog or are raising a puppy, international dog rescuer and author Betsy Rosenfeld offers practical, reassuring advice based on the experience of countless singles and their dogs. A single herself, Rosenfeld reveals all you need to know to live happily ever with their Prince, Baron, or Queenie.

How Do You Light a Fart?

by Bobby Mercer

Fireworks and grenades.Grills and campfires. Burps and farts. Men get a kick out of things that go boom, things that cook with fire, and all forms of bodily gas. What they might not know is that science is what makes it all happen. This book answers all the questions guys have about their favorite topics, such as: How do you make a Lifesaver spark? How do you hotwire a car? Why do kegs float? What is PMS? Why doesn't a cell phone work in metal buildings? Serious science mixed with outrageous humor, this book promises guys the need-to-know info on sports, cars, technology, women, bodily functions, food, and more!

You, Him and the Other Woman

by Paul Coleman

The phrase "three's a crowd" is never more true than when referring to a marriage. Yet affairs affect almost a third of all couples. Wronged women need a place to turn when the situation "that could never happen to them" suddenly does.In this book, relationship expert Dr. Paul Coleman helps women:Process the terrible newsConfront the unfaithful spouse in the most useful way possibleCreate an effective short- and long-term action planLearn about the nature of love triangles: how they persist and how they disintegrateHandle encounters with the other womanDecide whether the marriage can be salvaged or notCome to a difficult--but crucial--emotional acceptance of the affairRebuild trust in order to heal and move forward should they choose to stay together A cheating husband can make a woman feel like her life is over. But women can put the affair behind them and save their marriage with Dr. Coleman's realistic, down-to-earth strategies. Or, they can decide that she deserves better and move on. This groundbreaking book will show women how.

Woodstock Revisited

by Susan Reynolds

This collection contains fifty stories written by people who attended the original Woodstock Festival in 1969. Since all the books that preceded it have focused on the musicians, promoters, and staff, this book will be the first one that chronicles the audience's experience in an up close and personal way. This book documents the event itself, but also provides a mesmerizing portrait of America as that tumultuous decade came to a close. It is nostalgic, historical, and a fascinating read that will appeal to all Baby Boomers, their offspring, and anyone who wonders what it was really like--and what became of all those "hippies."

Selling When No One is Buying

by Stephan Schiffman

Times are tough all over. Wall Street is shivering and consumer confidence is dropping like a rock. Yet it's possible for the enterprising salesperson to still gain prospects, sign new clients, and close the deal. All it takes is persistence, energy, some new thinking, and the advice of Stephan Schiffman, American's top corporate sales trainer. Schiffman shows you how to: Treat customers individually Make life easier for customers in bad times Show that bad times won't last forever Reorient their thinking now to prepare for the future Across America, the sales landscape is changing swiftly. But even in an economic downturn, salespeople can survive--and thrive! The key to success is to learn how to sell when no one is buying.

One-Income Household

by Susan Reynolds Lauren Bakken

Layoffs, health problems, divorce, staying home with the kids--there are many reasons why families may find themselves living on only one income. For some, going from two incomes to one is a matter of tightening their belts; for others, it can mean complete financial hardship. Either way, there are ways to minimize the impact. Unlike other books of its kind, this book addresses families who plan for economic change as well as those who are forced into a new income bracket. Practical and easy to apply, this book offers families advice they can tailor to their personal situation, including how to: Budget for essentials costs Sell, rent, or take a loan out on your houseCommute and get around town affordablySecure health insurance Pay down debtWith this book, families have the financial planner they need to prosper and succeed during tough financial times.

Norman Hall's State Trooper & Highway Patrol Exam Preparation Book

by Norman Hall

Nationally-recognized test expert Norman Hall reveals his proven test-taking methods and winning strategies guaranteed to produce a score of 80 to 100% on your written exam! Hall provides full-length practice exams and sample questions that will help you succeed on every topic the written tests cover: memory; reading comprehension; reasoning and judgment; map reading; report writing; grammar, vocabulary, and spelling; and basic mathematics. He also provides invaluable information that you need to know to be hired, including key strategies for passing Written exams, oral boards, physical abilities test, psychological examinations, and more. If you're serious about becoming a state trooper or highway patrol officer, then you need Norman Hall's State Trooper & Highway Patrol Exam Preparation Book.

Business Letter Handbook

by Michael Muckian John Woods

The Business Letter Handbook contains hundreds of ready-to-use model business letters that you can adopt for you own business correspondence! These clear, easy-to-follow sample letters cover the most important types of business correspondence: proposals and requests for bids or information; claims, complaints, and policy statements; sales and solicitation letters; and many more! They'll make your business communications quicker, easier, and more efficient by showing you how to create outstanding letters that get your point across--and get the results you want.

365 Questions For Couples

by Stanis Marusak Beck Michael J. Beck

How many things would you like to know--but don't--about you partner? Do you wish your partner would ask about your past, your goals, your inner thoughts? When was the last time the two of you shared a dream, a memory, or a fantasy together? 365 Questions For Couples shows you how to get closer to your partner by asking and answering thought-provoking questions on various subjects. Remember, there are no right or wrong answers. The only rule is that you cannot ask a question that you refuse to answer yourself. So put some quiet time aside, make yourself comfortable and enter together into a world of goals, dreams, emotions, and your previously hidden past!

2002 Things To Do On A Date

by Cyndi Haynes Dale Edwards

You've visited every restaurant in town--and you're tired of going to the movies. What are you supposed to do when you go out on a date these days? Well, how about hosting a co-ed volleyball party? Getting to know each other better by playing Twenty Questions? Catching some local scenery by renting a moped for the day? Sharing the cooking for a luxurious gourmet meal? Or test-driving a luxury car you know full well neither of you can afford? From the purely romantic to the unusual and exotic, these adventurous suggestions will add up to plenty of fun for people who want to try something new.

Off-The-Wall Marketing Ideas

by Nancy Michaels Debbi J. Karpowicz

Off-The-Wall Marketing Ideas is a gold mine of valuable, no-cost, and low-cost marketing secrets. In no time at all you will be creating your own make-or-break marketing techniques for business success on a shoestring budget. Included are hundreds of ideas culled from small business owners from all walks of life. You will also find inspiring examples of what now famous big business leaders did, when they were small and unknown, like Estee Lauder, The Hair Replacement Specialist, Sy Sperling, and the rent- a-car wiz, Warren Avis!

Inventions And Patents

by Steve S. Barbarich

Today, one of the easiest ways to make money is to create and sell original ideas. Every year, more than 100,000 patents are granted in the U.S., creating a billion-dollar industry for those using intellectual property. With this book, would-be inventors can develop their ideas with low risk and a minimum of investment - without quitting their day jobs! Attorney and patent holder Steve Barbarich takes readers on an exciting journey through the patenting process. From concept to marketable product, there are step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow.This book features important information on:Choosing which ideas to pursueTaking your ideas into the marketplacePrototyping and test marketingFiling the proper formsProtecting your ideasAnd much more!

Make Your First Million In Network Marketing

by Mary Christensen Wayne Christensen

Network Marketing has seen a remarkable expansion of late, with entropreneurs benefitting from an unheralded demand for their services.The authors of this book demonstrate proven techniques to achieve financial success in Network Marketing, which include:How to conduct successful business launch parties, party plans and business meetings.Breakthrough networking tips that get appointments booked.Practical advice on organising business finances, buying supplies, tracking expenses and balancing the books.Simple techniques to track customer needs, previous purchases, personality and lifestyle.There is little doubt that Network Marketing techniques will become increasingly deployed in the business world, with the advent of online business and customer-focused selling, Make Your First Million in Network Marketing provides all the information needed to succeed in this field.

The No-Salt Cookbook

by David C. Anderson Thomas D. Anderson

If you suffer from high blood pressure, Meniere's Syndrome, or are simply looking to eat more healthily, The No-Salt Cookbook provides low-salt recipes that are quick, easy, and taste great. As anyone on a low-sodium diet knows, it is difficult to prepare flavorful food without salt. Authors David C. Anderson and Thomas D. Anderson help you tackle this no salt/no flavor dilemma with gusto. Providing more than 200 tasty salt-free recipes--in addition to salt-free shopping tips, information on counting milligrams, and no-salt cooking essentials--this combination cookbook/health book will help you lead a more healthy, active lifestyle without radically changing your diet. From breakfast to appetizers, entrees, and desserts, learn to prepare such wonderful dishes as: Cinnamon Raison Bread; Cold Cucumber Soup; Salmon in Basil Butter Sauce; White Wine Braised Chicken; Veal Scaloppine; The Best Brownies; and much more! With The No-Salt Cookbook, you can truly enjoy eating without asking the person next to you to "please pass the salt."

The 101 Habits Of Highly Successful Screenwriters

by Karl Iglesias

Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top WritersThis book not only shows how to be a screenwriter, but what it's actually like to be one. An inspiration to all would-be screenwriters, this book is about living the screenwriter's life -- the habits, writing environments, creative processes, daily passions, and obsessions. In The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, author Karl Iglesias has interviewed 14 top contemporary Hollywood screenwriters who offer their experience, insight, and advice to aspiring screenwriters everywhere.

Streetwise Independent Consulting

by Bob Adams David Kintler

The authoritative guide to building an independent consulting practice! Streetwise Independent Consulting is your one-stop resource for starting, running, and growing a consulting business. From finding new prospects, to writing proposals, to setting your pricing, this book has it all.

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