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New Arrivals - Downloadable Audio Books
Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman in the Emerald City, and some of the strange inhabitants of the magical place.
Nikki Roberts feels very grown up when her parents leave her alone in their mountain lodge but her horseback ride to a nearby meadow leads to an encounter with deadly poachers and a forest fire.
These affirmations are designed to infuse the conscious and subconscious mind with positive new intentions, concepts and perspectives about life and the world at large. Let it play in the background of everyday activities such as driving, working and exercising. Increase self-esteem and enthusiasm for life and open it to new possibilities.
Nierenberg and Calero challenge long-held beliefs and adapt older techniques to the ever-changing modern business climate. Accessible and thought-provoking, this book is the perfect instructional guide for learning how to negotiate anything.
Michael Port created a problem for the professional service providers and small business owners who followed his first book: they are now booked solid and they have more clients than they can handle. This follow-up remedies that "problem."
When their father is taken away, three children move to the country, where they stay busy saving a train from accidents, befriending a nice Old Gentleman, and trying not to quarrel.
Presents six short stories by the masters of mystery and horror.
When the camp van crashes into a raging river, Daniel has some tough choices to make. He could save himself, or risk everything in an attempt to save his campmates who have made fun of him from the beginning.
Taylor shares the secrets of his success,laying out his own tried-and-true method of holding one's own with the big boys and coming out on top.
Terrence Gargiulo and Dr. Gini Graham Scott present 24 short stories designed to help listeners navigate a world full of dishonest and petty characters. Entertaining and thought-provoking, these stories offer blueprints for managing any situation in which difficult people threaten success.
Michael Fullan lays out the key factors that allow an organization to sustain meaningful change and explores essential lessons for business and public sector leaders for surviving and thriving in today's complex environment. His lessons are insightful, actionable, and concisely communicable.
When their father's business fails, the six Bastable children decide to restore the family fortune. But although they think of many ingenious ways to do so, their well-meant efforts are often more fun than profitable--until one adventure has quite unexpected results.
Thirteen-year-old Manny, a street kid fighting for survival in a Mexican border town, develops a strange friendship with an emotionally disturbed American soldier who decides to help him get across the border.
During World War II, a little boy is sent to live with his grandma, a cook in a camp for workers building a road through the wilderness.
Thaler and Sunstein show that by knowing how people think, we can design choice environments that make it easier for people to choose what is best for themselves, their families, and their society. Using colorful examples from the most important aspects of life, the authors demonstrate how thoughtful "choice architecture" can be established to nudge us in beneficial directions without restricting freedom of choice. Nudge offers a unique new take--from neither the left nor the right--on many hot-button issues, for individuals and governments alike.
Authors Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan offer listeners this engaging treatise on achieving business success. Using compelling real-world examples--such as a New Zealand steelmaking company turning their fortunes around in one year, and a Japanese building firm enjoying record profits during a terrible economic environment--Zaffron and Logan illustrate the three laws of performance that will help all entrepreneurs get their businesses back on track.
Butler-Bowdon offers this collection of 50 classic texts that trace paths of success easy for listeners to follow. Each of the 50 texts is analyzed and summarized for listeners so they too can fulfill their personal potential and achieve financial security.
When orphaned, eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community.
The story of a young girl's escape from North Korea, based on the life of the authors' mother.
Roman and three of his classmates are held captive in a remote mountain cabin. Can he overcome his fear--and the memory of his father's death--to lead the boys to freedom?
Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, chance, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious causes, when in actuality they are more profoundly influenced by chance.
Development consultants and business scholars Dave Ulrich, Norm Smallwood, and Kate Sweetman attempt to answer one of history's most difficult questions--what makes a good leader? In the course of their research, they discovered five rules to lead by, and here they share them with eager listeners.
Too many deal makers think the end of the process is simply getting to "yes." But this is often not the case; the deal still has to work out and be beneficial to all parties involved. With this in mind, Danny Ertel and Mark Gordon present a detailed plan for not only sealing the deal, but implementing it and making sure that all materials and resources are needed to make the deal a success for everyone.
While performing a scene from "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Una and Dan accidentally summon Puck who enables them to witness tales of English history.
Hospital patient Filbert MacFee transforms himself into a series of animals to avoid some unpleasant medical procedures, making the nurses so frustrated that he is finally allowed to go home.