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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 Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and PerformanceBuild high-performing teams with an evidence-based framework that delivers results Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance is based on a deceptively simple philosophy: set a direction, try to stay on track, and make adjustments when necessary.  Easy to do?  Hardly–especially when the typical workday is time-crunched, stressful, and deadline-driven.  Drawing on research done at the Wharton School of Business, the authors reveal how to deliver results unde…

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…

Thirteen Reasons WhyTHE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW 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 sec…

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…

Clean: A Proven Plan for Men Committed to Sexual IntegrityYou have been called to a life of sexual success! Every Christian man is born into a sexual war. The enemy attacks the young, hoping to scar them permanently and leave them ruined. But your past is not enough to keep you from the enduringly clean life you want and deserve. Clean is a priceless, no-nonsense resource for every husband, father, brother, son, friend, pastor, and Christian leader on the front lines of this war. It is a soldier’s handbook for those ready to reclaim their homes, chur…

Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of JesusAre 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 isn t ready to let him cramp your style. Then again, maybe you re not into Jesus, period. In any case, don t take the question Are you a follower of Jesus? lightly. Some people …

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 …