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The big picture - getting perspective on what's really important in life by Carson, Ben.

The big picture - getting perspective on what's really important in life

"A multifaceted look at the faith and vision that can see us all through hardship and failure, and stir us to bold exploits on behalf of somehting greater than ourselves."--

Aug 25, 2015
Chief customer officer 2.0 - how to build your customer-driven growth engine by Bliss, Jeanne, author.

Chief customer officer 2.0 - how to build your customer-driven growth engine

Aug 25, 2015
The curator's handbook - museums, commercial galleries, independent spaces by George, Adrian, 1944- author.

The curator's handbook - museums, commercial galleries, independent spaces

"The Curator’s Handbook is the essential handbook for curators and curatorial students, mapping every stage of the process of putting on an exhibition, no matter how traditional the venue, from initial idea to final installation. An introduction explores curatorial work from its origins in the seventeenth century onward and outlines the various roles of the curator today. Twelve chapters then trace the various stages of the exhibition process in clear, informative language and using helpful diag

Aug 25, 2015
The engaged leader - a strategy for your digital transformation by Li, Charlene, author.

The engaged leader - a strategy for your digital transformation

"Technology has revolutionized the very idea and nature of relationships between leaders and their followers. Yet, many leaders remain stuck at arms-length from those they lead and serve, relying on specialized teams to interact with customers, their direct reports to keep tabs on how employees are doing, and on the digital natives in their organization to stay abreast of new technologies. Now, in The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation, Li helps leaders adapt to the deman

Aug 25, 2015
The genius of opposites - how introverts and extroverts achieve extraordinary results together by Kahnweiler, Jennifer B.

The genius of opposites - how introverts and extroverts achieve extraordinary results together

"FDR and Eleanor. Mick and Keith. Jobs and Woz. There are countless examples of introvert-extrovert partnerships who make brilliant products, create great works of art, and even change history together. But these partnerships don't just happen. They demand wise nurturing. The key, says bestselling author Jennifer Kahnweiler, is for opposites to stop emphasizing their differences and use approaches that focus them both on moving toward results. Kahnweiler's first-of-its-kind practical five-step p

Aug 25, 2015
The great divide by Grace, Stephen, author.

The great divide

"Written by Stephen Grace, the companion book to The Great Divide, a film by Havey Productions, is a sweeping, magnificently illustrated story of Colorado water from the region's first inhabitants to the incoming settlers and developers to modern environmentalists"--

Aug 25, 2015
Inside the machine - art and invention in the electronic age by Prelinger, Megan, author.

Inside the machine - art and invention in the electronic age

"A rich historical account of electronic technology in the twentieth century, Inside the Machine journeys from the very origins of electronics, vacuum tubes, through the invention of cathode-ray tubes and transistors to the bold frontier of digital computing in the 1960s. But, as cultural historian Megan Prelinger explores here, the history of electronics in the twentieth century is not only a history of scientific discoveries carried out in laboratories across America. It is also a story shape

Aug 25, 2015
The little black book of Chicago - the indispensable guide to the Windy City by Littman, Margaret. author.

The little black book of Chicago - the indispensable guide to the Windy City

Provides information on attractions, restaurants, accommodations, shopping, arts, entertainment, and transportation in Chicago.

Aug 25, 2015
Montessori from the start - the child at home from birth to age three by Lillard, Paula Polk.

Montessori from the start - the child at home from birth to age three

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Illustrations.

Aug 25, 2015
The New York Times 36 hours USA & Canada by

The New York Times 36 hours USA & Canada

The New York Times has been offering up dream weekends with practical itineraries in its popular weekly '36 Hours' column since 2002. The many expert contributors, experienced travelers, and accomplished writers all have brought careful research, insider's knowledge, and a sense of fun to hundreds of cities and destinations, always with an eye to getting the most out of a short trip.

Aug 25, 2015
North Korea undercover - inside the world's most secret state by Sweeney, John, 1958- author.

North Korea undercover - inside the world's most secret state

"North Korea is like no other tyranny on earth. Its citizens are told their home is the greatest nation in the world, and big brother is always watching: it is Orwell's 1984 made reality. Award-winning BBC journalist John Sweeney is one of the few foreign journalists to have witnessed the devastating reality of life in the controversial and isolated nation of North Korea, having entered the country undercover, posing as a university professor with a group of students from the London School of Ec

Aug 25, 2015
S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life by Rees, Erik.

S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life

"Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven® Life describes God’s five purposes for every Christian. Now Erik Rees helps you discover God’s unique purpose for your life based on the way God has shaped you. He made you marvelously unique for a reason. Tap into that reason and into the secrets of your own deeply personal makeup?the remarkable ensemble of passions, talents, experiences, temperament, and spiritual gifts that work together to make you who you are?and you’ll discover the path t

Aug 25, 2015
Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe by Manuel, Frank Edward.

Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe

"Frank Manuel was a young American intelligence officer during the final push into Germany in April 1945. What he experienced during those last weeks of war gave him the raw material of Scenes from the end ... What Manuel distils is the utter chaos and frequent absurdity of war in its final hour"--Jacket.

Aug 25, 2015
So You Think You Know Indiana University Basketball? - Your Guide to All Things Hoosier Basketball by Hutchens, Terry

So You Think You Know Indiana University Basketball? - Your Guide to All Things Hoosier Basketball

Aug 25, 2015
Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions by Bone, Michael, author.

Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions

Aug 25, 2015
Teach us to want - longing, ambition & the life of faith by Michel, Jen Pollock, 1974-

Teach us to want - longing, ambition & the life of faith

A 2015 Christianity Today Book of the Year! As Christians, we're squeamish about desire. Isn't wanting sinful and selfish? Aren't we supposed to find and follow God's will rather than insisting upon our own? The story of each person is a story of want - desires unmet, hopes dashed, passions pursued and ambitions fulfilled. Our wants cannot be ignored. But when desire is informed by Scripture and re-formed by our spiritual practices, it can root us more deeply in the fundamental belief that God i

Aug 25, 2015
Badger - the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling. by Fotheringham, William.

Badger - the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling.

"Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest cyclists of all time. He is a five-time winner of the Tour de France and the only man to have won each of the Grand Tours on more than one occasion."--cover.

Aug 25, 2015
Age of opportunity - a biblical guide to parenting teens by Tripp, Paul David, 1950-

Age of opportunity - a biblical guide to parenting teens

Aug 25, 2015
2 billion under 20 - how millennials are breaking down age barriers and changing the world by Ferreira, Stacey.

2 billion under 20 - how millennials are breaking down age barriers and changing the world

"Of the roughly 6.97 billion people on Earth today, approximately 2 billion of them are under 20 years old. Millennials have a lot of reputations these days, but powerful, smart, and affective are not usually the adjectives used to describe them. Jared Kleinert and Stacey Ferreira want to change that and empower these young people to follow their dreams, set goals, and achieve success. Both young successful entrepreneurs themselves, they believe in breaking down age barriers to make a difference

Aug 25, 2015
All hands on deck - navigating your team through crises, getting your organization unstuck, and emerging victorious by Boni, Peter J., 1945-

All hands on deck - navigating your team through crises, getting your organization unstuck, and emerging victorious

Beginning with the riveting, true story of Massachusetts clipper ship Captain Josiah Nickerson Knowles who saved his crew and all but one passenger during not one but two shipwrecks in the Pacific, Boni demonstrates how adversity should be embraced, rather than avoided. In interviews with five prominent executives who triumphed over difficulties in the fields of consumer products, healthcare, biotech, non-profit and academia, we understand the thinking and actions necessary to get and keep orga

Aug 25, 2015