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Stand for the Best: What I Learned after Leaving My Job as CEO of H&R Block to Become a Teacher and Founder of an Inner-City Charter SchoolThirteen years ago, Tom Bloch was CEO of H&R Block, the groundbreaking tax organization. The son of the company’s founder, he was a happily married 41-year-old executive, but something was missing from his life. After a nineteen-year career at the company, Bloch resigned his position to become a math teacher in an impoverished inner-city section of Kansas City. Stand for the Best reveals Bloch’s struggles to make a difference for his marginalized students and how he eventually co-founded a…

Summary: It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For: Review and Analysis of Spence and Rushing's BookThe must-read summary of Roy Spence and Haley Rushing’s book: “It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven by Purpose”.This complete summary of the ideas from Roy Spence and Haley Rushing’s book “It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For” shows that high-performing companies are not always the ones with the best strategy or innovation. Often, they are the ones that have a purpose beyond making money, one that drives them. In their book, the a…

What If God Is Like This?In our hearts we all know that there are times the truths of the Bible can be difficult to reconcile with some of the challenging situations life can present. What If God Is Like This? makes sense of our most pressing questions….

Sun Stand Still: What Happens When You Dare to Ask God for the ImpossibleIf you’re not daring to believe god for the impossible, you may be sleeping through some of the best parts of your Christian Life. “This book is not a Snuggie. The words on these pages will not go down like Ambien. I’m not writing to calm or coddle you. With God’s help, I intend to incite a riot in your mind. Trip your breakers and turn out the lights in your favorite hiding places of insecurity and fear. Then flip the switch back on so that God’s truth can illuminate the divine destiny …

It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven by PurposeWho is Roy Spence and what makes him the “Pied Piper of Purpose”? Over the last thirty-five years, Roy Spence has helped organizations such as Southwest Airlines, BMW, the University of Texas, Walmart, the Clinton Global Initiative, and many others achieve greatness by getting them to obsess about one big idea: purpose. With purpose as the North Star, employee engagement is higher, competition is less threatening, customers are more loyal, and innovation flows. It’s the secret to developin…

What Trump's Voters Were REALLY Thinking: The Complete Report, Unedited (Liberty and Justice Book 3)Donald Trump is mentally unfit to be President of the United States. This is book 3 in the Liberty and Justice Series, and I offer it as a counterpoint to all the serious discussions, protests, phone calls to Congress, marches and Town Hall demonstrations, so we can leaven our hearts with laughter. This book makes a terrific gift for your liberal friends and all those who are aghast at what is going on in the Trump Administration.About Evelyn Roberts Brooks: she is a writer, lightworker, and spe…

The AlchemistDonald Trump is mentally unfit to be President of the United States. This is book 3 in the Liberty and Justice Series, and I offer it as a counterpoint to all the serious discussions, protests, phone calls to Congress, marches and Town Hall demonstrations, so we can leaven our hearts with laughter. This book makes a terrific gift for your liberal friends and all those who are aghast at what is going on in the Trump Administration.About Evelyn Roberts Brooks: she is a writer, lightworker, and spe…

Creativity, Inc. : Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration (Hardcover)--by Ed Catmull [2014 Edition] ISBN: 9780812993011Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation-into the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made. It is, at heart, a book about how to build a creative culture-but it is also, as Pixar co-founder and president Ed Catmull writes, “an expression of the ideas that I …

Strategic Business Letters and E-mailDiscover how a well-crafted message can make anyone stand out in the crowd. Contains a simple, six-step process for creating messages that get and hold the recipients attention. Chapters include Sales and Marketing with Pizzazz, Successful Job Search and Employment Issues, Customer Relations and Personal Business. Specific chapters on such areas as sales and marketing, customer relations, and personal business offer hundreds of sample letters, memos, and e-mail messages that can be used verbatim…

11/22/63: A NovelNow in trade paperback, acclaimed author and Master of Horror Stephen King’s #1 bestselling time travel novel, winner of the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller and praised by USA TODAY as “extraordinary.”WINNER OF THE 2012 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZEIn Stephen King’s “most ambitious and accomplished” (NPR) and “extraordinary” (USA TODAY) #1 New York Times bestselling novel, time travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying. Dallas, 11/22/63: Thr…