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The Committed EnterpriseThe Committed Enterprise represents Hugh Davidson’s major statement on what makes a sustainable and excellent organization. It is based on over a year of intense fieldwork during which the author interviewed in person the most senior executives in 126 organizations in the US and Europe. It is much easier to describe vision and values than implement them. Vision and values management is in the dark ages compared with that of Marketing, Finance or Operations. It is often derided and all too often …

Committed: The Battle over Involuntary Psychiatric CareBattle lines have been drawn over involuntary treatment. On one side, there are those who oppose involuntary psychiatric treatments under any condition. Activists who take up this cause often don’t acknowledge that psychiatric symptoms can render people dangerous to themselves or others. They also don’t allow for the idea that the civil rights of an individual may be at odds with the heartbreak of a caring family. On the other side are groups pushing for increased use of involuntary treatmen…

Committed: A Love StoryThe #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love–an intimate and erudite celebration of love. Look out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, coming on September 22, 2015!At the end of her memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian living in Indonesia. The couple swore eternal love, but also swore (as skittish divorce survivors) never to marry. However, providence intervened in the form of a U.S. government…

Be Committed (Ruth & Esther): Doing God's Will Whatever the Cost (The BE Series Commentary)One was a foreigner and a peasant. The other, a reluctant queen to a man she hardly knew. But their stories have one thing in common: A remarkable faith committed to doing God’s will. For both Ruth and Esther, God used stressful circumstances to bring about his eternal purposes. Ruth’s commitment to the God of Naomi affected every generation to come, as she became an ancestor of King David and more importantly, Jesus Christ. Esther’s obedience led to the preservation of her people at a mo…

Thirteen Reasons WhyTHE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES** “Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —Chicago Tribune “A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing.” —The New York Times “Thirteen Reasons Why will leave you with chills long after you have finished reading.” —Amber Gibson, NPR’s “All Things Considered”   You can’t stop the future.  You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret . . . is to pres…

Committed to Christ: 40 Devotions for a Generous LifeCommitted to Christ is a six-week stewardship program that presents giving as a lifelong journey in Christian discipleship. 40 Devotions for a Generous Life is a devotional companion for program participants. Each of the forty devotions includes Scripture, a brief story or meditation, and a prayer. The devotions, organized to support the program structure, start with the all-important commitment to Christ, then move on to explore six steps to a generous life: Prayer Bible Reading Worship…

Not a Fan Updated and   Expanded: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of JesusThis expanded and updated version of Not a Fan adds a new introduction and an entirely new chapter about how to practically live out the message of this mega bestseller. Are you a follower of Jesus? Don’t answer too quickly. In fact, you may want to read this book before you answer at all. Consider it a “Define the Relationship” conversation to determine exactly where you stand. You may indeed be a passionate, fully devoted follower of Jesus. Or, you may be just a fan who admires Jesus but…

The committed enterpriseThis expanded and updated version of Not a Fan adds a new introduction and an entirely new chapter about how to practically live out the message of this mega bestseller. Are you a follower of Jesus? Don’t answer too quickly. In fact, you may want to read this book before you answer at all. Consider it a “Define the Relationship” conversation to determine exactly where you stand. You may indeed be a passionate, fully devoted follower of Jesus. Or, you may be just a fan who admires Jesus but…

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1)For the first time, J.K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series, as for the dedicated fan.   Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a …