By Tim Elmore
By Rose Zar,Eric A. Kimmel
By Karen Bush Gibson
Detailing the position of girls in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the current, this wealthy exploration of the topic profiles 26 ladies pilots who sought out and met demanding situations either within the sky and at the floor. Divided into six chronologically prepared sections, this booklet composes a minihistory of aviation. know about pioneers corresponding to Katherine Wright, referred to as through many the "Third Wright Brother," and Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of France, the 1st lady presented a license to fly. examine barnstormers like Bessie Coleman and racers like Louise Thaden, who bested Amelia Earhart to win the 1929 Women’s Air Derby. extra brief biography sidebars for different key figures and lists of supplemental assets for delving deeper into the historical past of the topic also are included.
By Donovan Campbell
The Leader’s Code is a realistic motion plan that may be utilized to any scenario within which exemplary management is needed, no matter if that be at domestic or within the office. additionally, The Leader’s Code unpacks the army servant-leader model—a chief needs to look after his venture first, his workforce moment, and himself third—and explains why this idea of self-sacrifice is so wanted in today’s global. targeting the improvement of personality because the origin of servant-leadership, Campbell identifies character’s six key attributes: humility, excellence, kindness, self-discipline, braveness, and knowledge. Then, drawing on classes from his time within the Corps and tales from historical past, Scripture, and American enterprise, he exhibits us tips to advance these virtues so that it will take the helm with self belief, conviction, and a keenness to carry out the simplest in others.
Being a pacesetter is ready being worthy of being undefined. actual leaders, Campbell argues, foster compassion for others they usually pursue excellence in all that they do. they're humble and know the way to self-correct. Campbell’s exploration of those very important traits is wide-ranging, as he's taking us from the boardrooms of the world’s such a lot profitable businesses to the Infantry Officer direction, the serious twelve-week education gauntlet that Marines use to arrange their leaders to sacrifice themselves for the welfare of others.
With religion in our political and enterprise leaders at an rock bottom, the US is in the middle of a main issue of belief. but public opinion polls express that there's one establishment that also instructions frequent admire as a result of its dedication to personality and sacrifice: the U.S. army. The Leader’s Code indicates that this related servant-leader version might help us all develop into our greatest selves—and supply a fashion ahead for our nation.
Advance compliment for The Leader’s Code
“A fresh version for management, providing convincing rules and motivating examples which are certain to make a distinction in a leader’s own lifestyles. I can’t be mindful a management publication that has had extra impact on my thinking.”—Steve Reinemund, dean of industrial, Wake wooded area college, and retired chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
“Donovan Campbell has written an excellent, considerate, all-encompassing exam of management and leaders. His key classes, simply understood and good articulated, are acceptable at domestic, in the neighborhood, and to execs in all walks of lifestyles. The Leader’s Code is a vital publication for somebody enthusiastic about today’s management difficulty in our kingdom and in our communities.”—General Mike Hagee, USMC (Ret.), thirty third Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
“Donovan Campbell nails it as he speaks to our country’s desire for management at each point: at domestic, available on the market, in schooling, in govt, and within the army. The Leader’s Code is a transparent name to be keen on the correct undertaking, within the correct method, and on the correct time. this can be a considerate booklet that might preserve you wakeful at evening and problem you to dream within the daytime!”—Dennis Rainey, president and CEO, FamilyLife
From the Hardcover edition.
By Fernando García de Cortázar
¿Y si un día encuentras un manuscrito misterioso oculto en un viejo libro?
¿Y si leyéndolo descubres que existe un pasadizo secreto que te permite viajar en el tiempo?
Sí, sí, viajar en el tiempo. Solo tienes que seguir leyendo. Página a página, los angeles Historia se irá abriendo ante ti y podrás oír, oler, ver, sentir, vivir, algunos de los momentos más decisivos y emocionantes de nuestro pasado. Viajarás en una galera romana. A lomos de un corcel árabe visitarás los angeles fabulosa Córdoba de los emires y califas. Derribarás murallas, defenderás castillos, levantarás catedrales. Partirás al Nuevo Mundo junto a Colón y entrarás en Tenochtitlán al lado de Cortés. Lucharás en Lepanto, Trafalgar y Bailén. Verás trabajar a Goya en su estudio y a los sabios del 98 discutir en los cafés. Oirás al pueblo gritar «¡Viva los angeles República!», escucharás caer las bombas en Madrid y votarás en nuestras primeras elecciones democráticas. Son tantas las estaciones que te esperan en este gran viaje…
¿Acaso no sabías que los angeles Historia es el mejor libro de aventuras?
By Cermalean Kimber
They are grown up now and married and feature given me six grandchildren; 3 ladies and 3 boys. I used to make up tales for my kids once they have been little and now i've got my grandchildren to inform them to. i've got consistently cherished tales approximately magic and flying. I additionally like to draw all the illustrations of my characters in my stories.
So during this tale known as Starlight the Little Fairy & Her good friend i've got used all of those in my tale. it's a tale approximately stable overcoming the undesirable and the way your time you'll want a little support out of your relatives and your folks. i'm hoping that you just get pleasure from this tale up to my youngsters and my grandchildren have over the years
By Kent R. Middleton,William E. Lee,Daxton Stewart
The legislation of Public verbal exchange provides an outline of media legislation that comes with the most up-tp-date felony advancements this present day. It explains the legislation affecting the day-by-day paintings of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, net carrier companies, public family practitioners, photographers, bloggers, and different public communicators. Authors Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, and Daxton R. Stewart take scholars throughout the simple felony rules and strategies of research that let scholars to review and continue abreast of the quickly altering box of public verbal exchange. through offering statutes and circumstances in a cohesive demeanour that's comprehensible, even to scholars learning legislation for the 1st time, the authors make sure that scholars will gather an organization snatch of the felony concerns affecting the media. This 2017 replace brings the 9th version modern with the newest circumstances and examples affecting media execs and public communicators.
By Tony Flick,Justin Morehouse
Securing the clever Grid discusses the gains of the clever grid, rather its strengths and weaknesses, to higher comprehend threats and assaults, and to avoid insecure deployments of shrewdpermanent grid applied sciences. a wise grid is a modernized electrical grid that makes use of info and communications know-how with a view to strategy info, akin to the behaviors of providers and consumers.
The publication discusses various infrastructures in a sensible grid, corresponding to the automated metering infrastructure (AMI). It additionally discusses the controls that customers, machine brands, and application businesses can use to reduce the danger linked to the shrewdpermanent grid. It explains the clever grid elements intimately so readers can know the way the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of those parts could be secured or compromised. This booklet should be a useful reference for readers who safe the networks of clever grid deployments, in addition to shoppers who use shrewdpermanent grid units.
By Lisa Sabin-Wilson
By Pankaj Agarwal