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Whether you?re a first-time real estate investor or a seasoned professional, The Complete Guide to Buying and Selling Apartment Buildings helps you map out your future, find apartment buildings at a fair price, finance purchases, and manage your properties. Now revised and expanded, this Second Edition includes tax planning advice, case studies of real acquisitions, and appendixes that add detail to the big picture. Plus, it includes a handy glossary of all the terms investors need to know, helpful sample forms that make paperwork quick and easy, and updated real estate forecasts. With this comprehensive guide at hand you?ll find profits easy to come by.
The completely revised Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 3rd edition, by the American Diabetes Association, provides you with the knowledge and the tools to put carbohydrate counting into practice. Rewritten and reorganized to introduce and explain carb counting concepts as you'll need them in your diabetes care plan, you'll learn why carb counting helps you manage your blood sugar, the amount of carb to eat, how to count the carbohydrates in meals, and how to count carbs using food labels, restaurant menus, and your eyes, too. This is THE meal planning system every carb-counting person with diabetes needs to manage their blood glucose.
In this new edition with the forms on disk, The Complete Guide to Consulting offers legal, binding, and enforceable agreements at the click of a button. Readers can use the built-in software or pull the forms up into popular word-processing packages. Either way, consultants can use more than 40 model agreements and clauses to customize forms.
Save 30% on Home ConstructionWhether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the practical, day-to-day details of managing a construction project.You'll learn the up-front essentials to getting your project off to a solid start. You'll get financial and legal details in language you can understand. Learn the ins and outs of selecting a lot, dealing with suppliers, labor and subcontractors, safety, inspections and saving money so you can manage with authority, confidence and efficiency.You'll be walked through preconstruction, foundations, framing, roofing, plumbing, electrical, masonry, siding, insulation, drywall, trim, painting, cabinetry, countertops, flooring, tile and landscaping.Also included is the most comprehensive building resources section ever compiled. The appendix includes schedules, checklists, order forms, control logs and contracts you can't be without.
Save 30% on Home Construction Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder,The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Homecan help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the practical, day-to-day details of managing a construction project. You'll learn the up-front essentials to getting your project off to a solid start. You'll get financial and legal details in language you can understand. Learn the ins and outs of selecting a lot, dealing with suppliers, labor and subcontractors, safety, inspections and saving money so you can manage with authority, confidence and efficiency. You'll be walked through preconstruction, foundations, framing, roofing, plumbing, electrical, masonry, siding, insulation, drywall, trim, painting, cabinetry, countertops, flooring, tile and landscaping. Also included is the most comprehensive building resources section ever compiled. The appendix includes schedules, checklists, order forms, control logs and contracts you can't be without.
Many pastors and lay counselors have had minimal training in clinical methods of grief and trauma counseling. "The Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling "is a biblical, practical guide to pastoral counseling written by one of the most respected Christian therapists of our time. Dr. H. Norman Wright brings more than forty years of clinical and classroom experience to this topic. He shares real-life dialogues from his decades in private practice to demonstrate healthy, healing counseling sessions. Readers will learn how to counsel and coach both believers and nonbelievers who are in crisis, how to walk alongside them through the hours, weeks, and months following their trauma, and how to help them find the path to complete restoration.
The Complete Guide to Crystal Astrology assigns a crystal element to each of the 360 degrees of the zodiac.
Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants--the key elements of identification. Hugely important to the book are its color photos. There are over one hundred of them, further simplifying the identification of poisonous and edible plants. No serious outdoors person should ever hit the trail without this book and the knowledge contained within it.
There are now more than 1 million nonprofit organizations in the United States, and the fundraising industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy. The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management presents step-by-step guidance on planning, self-assessment, continual improvement, cost effective fundraising strategies and much more. An accompanying website contains checklists, grids, and sample forms. Plus, the Third Edition adds a chapter on internet fundraising as well as updated statistics. Fundraising professionals will benefit from the practical advice on managing the complexities of a development office.
This comprehensive volume covers everything crafters, sewers, and artists need to know about glues and adhesives currently on the market, their uses, and applications for paper, wood, glass, metal, and stitchless sewing. Included are more than 30 quick an
A collection of gluten-free and dairy-free recipes, showing how you can avoid these ingredients while enjoying healthy food. This book contains 200 recipes, including: soups, salads, fish, vegetarian dishes and others. It provides information on the differences between classical allergy and intolerance, and diagnosis and treatment of allergies.
The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission: Psychology, Counseling, and Related Professions (2nd edition)by Patricia Keith-Spiegel Michael W. Wiederman
This is the book we wish had been available when we stumbled our way through the graduate school application process. Although we each had one professor in particular who offered considerable encouragement and advice, most of the tasks and decision making were our own responsibility.
Quickly becoming the choice of more and more American families, home schooling a child can be a daunting and exhausting task. When John and Kathy Perry decided to withdraw their sons from public school and teach them at home, they found much information decrying the state of education but little on how to develop a program to ensure academic success. The Complete Guide to Home Schooling presents step-by-step instructions for tailoring a curriculum to the individual, integrating academic home schooling with public school extracurricular opportunities, maintaining family energy and peace, and developing diverse community-based enrichment studies.
A comprehensive big-game hunting guide for hunters ranging from first-time novices to seasoned experts, with more than 400 full-color photographs, including work by renowned outdoor photographer John Hafner Steven Rinella was raised in a hunting family and has been pursuing wild game his entire life. In this first-ever complete guide to hunting--from hunting an animal to butchering and cooking it--the host of the popular hunting show MeatEater shares his own expertise with us, and imparts strategies and tactics from many of the most experienced hunters in the United States as well. This invaluable book includes * recommendations on what equipment you will need--and what you can do without--from clothing to cutlery to camping gear to weapons * basic and advanced hunting strategies, including spot-and-stalk hunting, ambush hunting, still hunting, drive hunting, and backpack hunting * how to effectively use decoys and calling for big game * how to find hunting locations, on both public and private land, and how to locate areas that other hunters aren't using * how and when to scout hunting locations for maximum effectiveness * basic information on procuring hunting tags, including limited-entry "draw" tags * a species-by-species description of fourteen big-game animals, from their mating rituals and preferred habitats to the best hunting techniques--both firearm and archery--for each species * how to plan and pack for backcountry hunts * instructions on how to break down any big-game animal and transport it from your hunting site * how to butcher your own big-game animals and select the proper cuts for sausages, roasts, and steaks, and how to utilize underappreciated cuts such as ribs and shanks * cooking techniques and recipes, for both outdoor and indoor preparation of wild game
Learn over 2,000 Japanese Kanji characters with this user-friendly Japanese language-learning book.This unique Kanji study guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the Kanji characters on the Japanese Ministry of Education's official Joyo ("General Use") list-providing detailed notes on the historical development of each character as well as all information needed by students to read and write them. As fascinating as it is useful, this is the book every Japanese language learners keeps on his or her desk and visits over and over.This Kanji book includes: Clear, large-sized entries All of the General Use Joyo Kanji Characters Japanese readings and English meanings stroke-count stroke order usage examples mnemonic hints for easy memorization The components which make up each character are detailed and the Kanji are graded in difficulty according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing students to prioritize the order in which the Kanji are learned and track their progress. This book is essential to anyone who is planning to take the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and will appeal to beginning students as well as those who wish to attain higher-level mastery of the Japanese language. It is the only book that also provides historical and etymological information about the Japanese Kanji.This latest edition has been updated to include all of the 2,136 Kanji on the expanded Joyo list issued by the Japanese government in 2010. Many entries have been revised to include the most recent research on character etymologies.
Going gluten-free? Go here first. Whether you've been diagnosed with a gluten-related condition or you're just striving for a healthier diet, you know that adopting a gluten-free lifestyle is easier said than done. Beth Hillson, president of the American Celiac Disease Association, was diagnosed forty years ago, and she knows these challenges firsthand. For decades, she has been a guru in the gluten-free community, answering questions about everything from diagnosis to food to lifestyle. Now, Beth combines her personal expertise with the latest research to offer: Essential info on celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, wheat allergy, and other gluten-related disorders Advice on choosing a doctor, getting tested, and exploring treatment options The basics of the GF diet, including setting up a safe kitchen and simple recipes Guidance on living as a blended-diet family and raising gluten-free kids Frank answers to personal questions on topics from "gluten smooching" to gas
A comprehensive resource to help churches build a thriving marriage mentoring program Les and Leslie Parrott are passionate about how marriage mentoring can transform couples, families, and entire congregations. The Complete Guide to Marriage Mentoring includes life-changing insights and essential skills for<P> * Preparing engaged and newlywed couples<P> * Maximizing marriages from good to great<P> * Repairing marriages in distress<P> Practical guidelines help mentors and couples work together as a team, agree on outcomes, and develop skills for the marriage mentoring process. Appendixes offer a wealth of additional resources and tools. An exhaustive resource for marriage mentorship in any church setting, this guide also includes insights from interviews with church leaders and marriage mentors from around the country.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) experts Tim Galpin and Mark Herndon present an updated and expanded guide to planning and managing the M&A process. This comprehensive book is unique in providing the tools to address both the human and operational sides of integration. Based on the authors' consulting experience with numerous Fortune 500 companies, this resource will help organizations capture deal synergies more quickly and effectively. Augmenting their step-by-step advice with helpful templates, checklists, graphs and tools, Galpin and Herndon provide sound guidance for successfully integrating different processes, organizations, and cultures. The authors also address pre-deal do's and don'ts, people dynamics, common mistakes, communications strategies, and specific actions you can take to create measurable positive results throughout the integration process. The revised edition not only updates case studies and presents recent integration research, but it also adds new tools.
Joseph Kchodl--aka Paleo Joe--has been hunting fossils in Michigan and throughout the country with the world's leading paleontologists. Now he shares his knowledge of Michigan fossils in this helpful new book.
Take control of your health the natural way! Natural and herbal medicines have been around for as long as humans have walked the earth. Though disregarded for many years by a medical establishment more enamored with pharmaceuticals and surgery, natural remedies are being promoted by forward-thinking healthcare professionals more than ever before. In this age of heightened environmental consciousness, one fact has become very clear: Many of today's common health complaints can be handled safely and effectively using a variety of easily available, 100% natural, therapeutic approaches. The complete guide to natural cures is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, A-to-Z listing of natural treatments and chemical-free strategies for dealing with a wide range of health issues and problems--from allergies to back pain to vertigo; from angina to fibromyalgia to ulcers. Included also is valuable information on the effective uses of diet change, herbs, hydrotherapy, yoga, and various physical treatments such as chiropractic, acupressure, massage, and reflexology to treat and/or prevent nearly 100 common ailments--making The Complete Guide to Natural Cures the ultimate handbook for living a healthy, natural life.
The complete workout for the serious exercise enthusiast interested in obtaining the fitness level required by Navy SEALs.Updated in 2015 to reflect current recruitment and physical training standards. Whether you want to be a Navy SEAL or just be as fit as one, here's your chance. The Complete Guide to Navy Seal Fitness, Third Edition has returned with updated BUD/S workouts and the latest entrance requirements from the Navy. With this program, you will be ready for any military training or physical challenge in the world. Train with the world's fittest and strongest individuals: the US Navy SEALs! This complete package includes: * Updated step-by-step instructions to help the fitness recruit on their path to SEAL entry* New beginner workouts for those who need to lose 20 pounds or more * A special 12-week plan for the Navy Special Operations EOD, SWCC, Diver Physical Screening Test * New information for optimal weight loss from a certified nutritionist Written by a top SEAL instructor, The Complete Guide to Navy Seal Fitness, Third Edition, is the advanced exercise program that can walk you through the no-frills workout that has conditioned some of the best bodies around.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Developed by Wang Lang over 300 years ago, Praying Mantis Kung Fu is the only martial art based on the fighting skills of an insect. This fascinating system utilizes swift, methodical movements for defense and offense, and is well respected as an art that helps practitioners develop great strength and perseverance. The Complete Guide to Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu provides an in-depth look at the history and practice of this remarkable martial art. Author Stuart Alve Olson, a student of T. T. Liang, draws on the lineages of Masters Feng Huan-I and Wang Han-Fon, but includes detailed description of all major schools, styles, and lineages. The first half of the book focuses on tactics and theory; the second half contains step-by-step descriptions of the fundamental Praying Mantis stances, exercises, footwork, and kicks, clearly illustrated by more than 200 photographs. What sets this book apart from other works on Praying Mantis is its philosophical depth; author Olson gives a clear account of the development of the art and the Taoist principles from which it arose. This book provides the basis for not only mastering the martial art of Praying Mantis Kung Fu but also mastering oneself--the true goal of all martial arts.
Important insights into effective option strategies In The Complete Guide to Option Strategies, top-performing commodity trading advisor Michael Mullaney explains how to successfully employ a variety of option strategies, from the most risky--selling naked puts and calls--to more conservative strategies using covered positions. The author covers everything from options on stocks, exchange-traded funds, stock indexes, and stock index futures to essential information on risk management, option "Greeks," and order placement. The book provides numerous tables and graphs to benefit beginning and experienced traders. Written by a CTA who has successfully employed various options strategies to generate market-beating returns, The Complete Guide to Option Strategies will be an important addition to any trader's library. Michael D. Mullaney (Jacksonville, FL) is a high-ranking commodity trading advisor who specializes in option selling strategies.
Eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge and disordered eating, affect a significant proportion of the general population. They can cause untold suffering to those with the disorder, and those around them, who find themselves at a loss how to help their loved one. For the first time, this unique bundle combines hope and inspiration to those experiencing eating disorders either first-hand or up close. Includes: self-help programmes for the eating disorders and the inspirational diary of recovery written by an ex-sufferer of Anorexia Nervosa, now a Youth Ambassador for Beat, the Eating Disorders association.Includes the following: Overcoming Anorexia Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa & Binge-Eating Overcoming Perfectionism Overcoming Low Self-Esteem Mealtimes & Milestones
The Complete Guide to Planned Giving: Everything You Need to Know to Compete Successfully for Major Giftsby Debra Ashton
This handbook explains how to set up and run a planned giving program, with emphasis on receiving large contributions from individuals.
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