Runner's World Complete Book of Running: Everything You Need to Run for Fun, Fitness and Competition - Amby Burfoot
Now revised, with full-color illustrations throughout-the classic, comprehensive guide to running, from the magazine that is recognized as the world's leading authority The sport of running is ever-changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: for more than 30 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the most reliable and authoritative source of running knowledge. And for the
Even the Sun Will Die: An Interview with Eckhart Tolle - Eckhart Tolle
When Eckhart Tolle agreed to be interviewed on September 11, 2001, he could not foresee the historic nature of this date or the suffering that would follow. As the day's events unfolded, in real time, he responded with a calm and clear voice, helping to make sense out of the fear and chaos that will forever define this date. Even the Sun Will Die documents this historic meeting with Eckhart Tolle and the comforting wisdom he revealed that day. We live in a time, he says, when we define
The Ultimate Book of Heroic Failures - Stephen Pile
A TRIUMPHANT CELEBRATION OF EPIC INCOMPETENCE The mugger who left his victim $250 better off The boat trip which required 11 lifeboat call-outs The driver who got lost most often under sat-nav direction The worst football team on the planet And many many more heroic failures ... Anyone can be a success, but it takes real and original genius to foul up big time. Stephen Pile, President of the Not Terribly Good Club of Britain and author of The Book of Heroic Failures, returns after a quarter
Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life - Eugene O'Kelly
?Must the end of life be the worst part? Can it be made the best?? At 53, Eugene O'Kelly was in the full swing of life. Chairman and CEO of KPMG, one of the largest U.S. accounting firms, he enjoyed a successful career and drew happiness from his wife, children, family, and close friends. He was thinking ahead: the next business trip, the firm's continued success, weekend plans with his wife, his daughter's first day of eighth grade. Then in May 2005, Gene was diagnosed with late-stage brain
Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers - Niraj Dawar
Shift your strategy downstream. Why do your customers buy from you rather than from your competitors? If you think the answer is your superior products, think again. Products are important, of course. For decades, businesses sought competitive advantage almost exclusively in activities related to new product creation. They won by building bigger factories, by finding cheaper raw materials or labor, or by coming up with more efficient ways to move and store inventory—and by inventing exciting
The Power In You - Wally Amos
Wally Amos, who rose from relative poverty to fame and fortune as "Famous Amos" details the components for a successful personal, financial and spiritual life using his ten secret ingredients for inner strength. He discusses his struggle to overcome personal and professional problems to find genuine love and inner peace. This is an inspiring testimony to the power of life, love and inner strength.
The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive - Brian Christian
The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.” Named for computer pioneer Alan Turing, the Tur­ing Test convenes a panel of judges who pose questions—ranging anywhere from celebrity gossip to moral conundrums—to hidden contestants in an
Cheat to Win: The Honest Way to Break All the Dishonest Rules in Business - Robert W. MacDonald
Cheat to Win is a business book like no other. Traditional business books lay out a set of “rules” to guide you to business success. Not Cheat to Win. Author Bob MacDonald openly declares war on all the outdated and dishonest rules of business; the ones that bind, rather than better us. MacDonald asserts that businesses everywhere, large and small, are fettered with old and obsolete rules that cripple peak employee performance and stunt the growth of the businesses that employee them.
Astonish Yourself: 101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life - Roger-Pol Droit
Say your name aloud to yourself in a quiet room. Imagine peeling an apple in your mind. Take the subway without trying to get anywhere. The simple meditations in this book have the potential to shake us awake from our preconceived certainties: our own identity, the stability of the outside world, the meanings of words. At once entertaining and startling, irreverent and wise, this book will provoke moments of awareness for readers in any situation and in all walks of life. Enter the space of
My Wish: Don't Get Swept Away as a Teen - David Boon, Rick Griggs
Everyday, teens from all walks of life have to make choices. Many of these choices can have long reaching outcomes, both positive and negative. Over the past 20 years of coaching, mentoring and teaching teens, Dave has seen many teens become happy and successful despite significant adversity, while others, from more positive environments flounder and are swept off a successful course in life. Successful teenagers have certain character traits and habits. In My Wish: Don t Get Swept Away As A
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