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By Christopher Vogler
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Christopher Vogler made documentary films as an Air Force officer before studying film production at the University of Southern California, where he encountered the ideas of mythologist Joseph Campbell and observed how they influenced the story design of 1977 s Star Wars. He worked as a story consultant in the development departments of 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures and Animation, and Paramount Pictures, and wrote an influential memo on Campbell s Hero s Journey concept that led to his involvement in Disney s Aladdin, The Lion King, and Hercules. After the publication of The Writer s Journey, he developed stories for many productions, including Disney s remake of 101 Dalmatians, Fox s Fight Club, Courage Under Fire, Volcano, and The Thin Red Line.
AuthorChristopher Vogler BindingPaperback
9780857194459
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By Robert Carver
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Robert Carver worked in the City of London for over a decade. He initially traded exotic derivative products for Barclays investment bank and then worked as a portfolio manager for AHL - one of the world's largest systematic hedge funds - before, during and after the global financial meltdown of 2008. He was responsible for the creation of AHL's fundamental global macro strategy and then managed the fund's multi-billion dollar fixed income portfolio before retiring from the industry in 2013. Robert, who has bachelors and masters degrees in Economics, now systematically trades his own portfolios of futures and equities.
AuthorRobert Carver BindingHardcover
9781621291657
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By Christopher W. Mayer
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This book is about 100-baggers. These are stocks that return $100 for every $1 invested. That means a $10,000 investment turns into $1 million. Chris Mayer can help you find them. It sounds like an outrageous quest with a wildly improbable chance of success. But when Mayer studied 100-baggers of the past, definite patterns emerged. In 100-Baggers, you will learn the key characteristics of 100-baggers why anybody can do this. It is truly an everyman s approach. You don t need an MBA or a finance degree. Some basic financial concepts are all you need a number of crutches or techniques that can help you get more out of your stocks and investing. The emphasis is always on the practical, so there are many stories and anecdotes to help illustrate important points. You should read this book if you want to get more out of your stocks. Even if you never get a 100-bagger, this book will help you turn up big winners and keep you away from losers and sleepy stocks that go nowhere. After reading 100-Baggers, you will never look at investing the same way again. It will energize and excite you about what s possible.
AuthorChristopher W. Mayer BindingPaperback
9780471981589
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By Mark Cook
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Effective selection of personnel for recruitment, training and promotion must satisfy an organization's particular needs and goals. This completely up-to-date revision of the classic professional resource helps to identify these needs and goals from the beginning so that personnel selection may be successful and productive. The author deals with psychological processes, specific methods for the assessment of personnel abilities and qualities, and with the social and organizational issues related to selection.
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9780486442396
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By Richard M. Christensen
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A comprehensive account of the basic theory of the mechanical behavior of heterogeneous media, this volume assembles, interprets, and interrelates contributions to the field of composite materials from theoretical research, laboratory developments, and product applications. The text focuses on the continuum mechanics aspects of behavior; specifically, it invokes idealized geometric models of the heterogeneous system to obtain theoretical predictions of macroscopic properties in terms of the properties of individual constituent materials. The wide range of subjects encompasses macroscopic stiffness properties, failure characterization, and wave propagation. Much of the book presumes a familiarity with the theory of linear elasticity; but it also takes into consideration behavior characterized by viscoelasticity and inviscid plasticity theories and problems involving nonlinear kinematics. Because of the close relationship between mechanical and thermal effects, the text also examines macroscopic, thermal properties of heterogeneous media. Although the primary emphasis centers on the development of theory, this volume also pays critical attention to the practical assessment of results and applications. Comparisons between different approaches and with reliable experimental data appear at main junctures. Suitable as a graduate-level text,  Mechanics of Composite Materials  is also a valuable reference for professionals.
AuthorRichard M. Christensen BindingPaperback
9788181478108
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By Elsevier
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cookbook, his first. It is a classic and still in print. Escoffier developed the recipes while working at the Savoy, Ritz and Carlton hotels from the late 1880s to the time of publication. The hotels and restaurants Escoffier worked in were on the cutting edge of modernity, doing away with many overwrought elements of the Victorian era while serving the elite of society
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
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By Clifford A. Pickover
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Clifford A. Pickover has published more than 50 books, translated into a dozen languages, on topics ranging from science and mathematics to religion, art, and history. He received his PhD from Yale University and has been granted more than 400 US patents. Pickover has nearly 32,000 Twitter followers and three million tweet-views a month. His book, The Math Book, won the Neumann Prize, awarded every two years for the best book on the history of mathematics aimed at a broad audience. His other books include The Physics Book and Death & the Afterlife.
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PUDGY POOCH PICKY POOCH
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By Cheryl S. Smith
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Good nutrition is a key factor in maintaining a dog's health. Here are facts every dog owner needs to know: Why different canine life stages and life styles call for different diets; buying and storing dog food; how to maintain the correct balance of protein, fat, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals; what dog food packages do and don't tell you; and much more.
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MASTERING ELLIOTT WAVE PRINCIPLE
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By Constance Brown
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MASTERING ELLIOTT WAVE PRINCIPLE WITH TWENTY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE helping traders become more proficient in applying the Elliott Wave Principle (EWP) to their trading endeavors, author Connie Brown knows how difficult it can be. But over the years—as her skills have been shaped by the markets and the traders she has mentored—Brown has refined her way of teaching this subject so that even the most challenged individual may finally see markets move within correct wave patterns. While EWP can be a tough topic, this book eases you into the technique by taking you step by step through Elliott Wave analysis. Preliminary coaching unravels common misunderstandings that tend to sabotage those getting started. First, you'll discover how price swings and waves are not the same. Then you'll see how the elements of balance and proportion, skills developed from the study of geometry, are not subjective.
AuthorConstance Brown BindingHardcover
WAY OF STORY
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By Catherine Jones
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Offering an integrative approach to writing all forms of narrative, this book contains insights from the author's own professional journey. The book emphasizes an integration of both a solid craft and an experiential inner discovery, and it provides practical tips on making a successful book, play, or screenplay .--From publishers description.
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By Charles Schwab
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To say Charles Schwab is an entrepreneur is actually an understatement. He really is a revolutionary."-Phil Knight, co-founder of Nike, author ofshoe dog the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation recounts his ups and downs as he made stock investing, once the expensive and clubby Reserve of the few, accessible to ordinary Americans. In this deeply personal memoir, Schwab describes his passion to have main street participate in the growing economy asinvestorsandowners, not only earners.Schwab opens up about his dyslexia and how he worked around and ultimately embraced it, and about the challenges he faced while starting his fledgling company in the 1970s. A year into his grand experiment in discounted stock
AuthorCharles Schwab BindingHardcover
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By Chris Bradley,Martin Hirt,Sven Smit
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Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick  is about unlocking big moves—because that is what it takes to beat the odds in business. Anchored in empirical evidence from thousands of companies, it reveals what really matters—and what does not—for exceptional performance. Despite their best intentions, business leaders often get bogged down by human biases and social dynamics that get in the way of clear strategy and strong execution. Just about anyone proposing a strategy comes in with a confident "hockey stick" projection. But how do you distinguish the true breakthrough plans from the fakes—and then carry through the tough choices needed to make good on those promises?  Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick  provides you with practical advice on how to change these dynamics in your strategy room and make the right strategic moves. Chris Bradley, Sven Smit, and Martin Hirt are all leaders in McKinsey's Strategy Practice. They have worked together over the last decade on a mission to advance the state of the art in strategic management, while serving corporate leaders around the world to help them beat the odds.
AuthorChris Bradley,Martin Hirt,Sven Smit BindingHardcover
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