Category Archives: Skills

Thrive on Pressure: Lead and Succeed When Times Get Tough

Be the Leader Who Is Cool, Calm, and in Control–Even in the Worst of Situations “This book is a great guide for helping you thrive on pressure and use it to your advantage.” — Bill Vit, President and COO, Aon … Continue reading

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E.T. Talk: How Will We Communicate with Intelligent Life on Other Worlds? (Astronomers’ Universe)

Will it be possible to communicate with intelligent extraterrestrial life forms if we find them? How could we establish this communication, where would we begin? What does it mean to say that mathematics is a universal language? How could math … Continue reading

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Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces … Continue reading

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The Global Cybercrime Industry: Economic, Institutional and Strategic Perspectives

This book is about the global cybercrime industry, which according to some estimates, is a US$1 trillion industry and is growing rapidly. It examines economic and institutional processes in the cybercrime industry, provides insights into the entrepreneurial aspect of firms … Continue reading

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Handbook For Writing Proposals, Second Edition

Proven techniques and invaluable advice for writing winning business proposals—revised and updated! What makes a winning business proposal? It highlights your skills and services, meets your client’s needs, and clearly sets you apart from the competition. Since 1995, Handbook for … Continue reading

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The African Origins of Rhetoric (African Studies)

Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the “darkness metaphor” — the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers … Continue reading

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The Myths of Innovation

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Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications (Perfect Phrases Series)

The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time! Clearly crafted company announcements—both internal and external—are critically important for your company’s day-to-day operations. Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases suitable for any announcement, … Continue reading

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Language Usage and Language Structure (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs)

During most of the 20th century, the classical Saussurean distinction between language usage and language structure remained untranscendable in much linguistic theory. The dominant view, propagated in particular by generative grammar, was that there are structural facts and usage facts, … Continue reading

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English as an International Language: Perspectives and Pedagogical Issues (New Perspectives on Language and Education)

Collectively, the chapters in this volume make a significant contribution to the emerging paradigm of English as an International Language (EIL) by exploring various aspects of the English language and its pedagogy in the context of the globalization of this … Continue reading

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