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Making Strategy Work
Detalii: Without effective execution, no business strategy can succeed.
Bend, Not Break
The author is one of the few women running a tech company in the US. Born on the eve of China's Cultural Revolution, she was separated from her family at the age of eight. She grew up fighting hunger and humiliation and shielding her younger sister from the vindictive teenagers of Mao's Red Guard. This book tells her story.
Collection of Sand
With encyclopedic knowledge, this title writes about such diverse subjects as the imaginative pleasures of maps, bizarre exhibitions and the earliest forms of written language. It provides a glimpse into the mind of a master of the magination.
Price of Inequality
A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize-winning economist.
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling author of "The Black Swan" and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, reveals how to thrive in an uncertain world. Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, many things in life benefit from stress, disorder, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls antifragile are things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish.In "The Black Swan", Taleb showed us that highly improbable and unpredictable events underlie almost everything about our world. Here Taleb stands uncer-tainty on its head, making it desirable, even necessary. The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust.The resil-ient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. What's more, the antifragile is immune to prediction errors and protected from adverse events. Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, why is debt bad for you, and why is what we call "efficient" not efficient at all? Why do government responses and social policies protect the strong and hurt the weak? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job?How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? The book spans innovation by trial and error, life decisions, politics, urban planning, war, personal finance, economic systems and medicine, drawing on modern street wisdom and ancient sources."Antifragile" is a blueprint for living in a Black Swan world. Erudite, witty, and iconoclastic, Taleb's message is revolutionary: the antifragile, and only the antifragile, will make it. Nassim Nicholas Taleb has devoted his life to problems of uncertainty, probability, and knowledge and has led three careers around this focus, as a businessman-trader, a philosophical essayist, and an academic researcher.Although he now spends most of his time working in intense seclusion in his study, in the manner of independent scholars, he is currently Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at New York University's Polytechnic Institute. His main subject matter is "decision making under opacity," that is, a map and a protocol on how we should live in a world we don't understand. His books "Fooled by Randomness" and "The Black Swan" have been published in thirty-three languages.Taleb believes that prizes, honorary degrees, awards, and ceremonialism debase knowledge by turning it into a spectator sport.
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Brain on Fire is the stunning debut from journalist and author Susannah Cahalan, recounting the real-life horror story of how a sudden and mysterious illness put her on descent into a madness for which there seemed to be no cure 'My first serious blackout marked the line between sanity and insanity. Though I would have moments of lucidity over the coming days and weeks, I would never again be the same person...' Susannah Cahalan was a happy, clever, healthy twenty-four-year old. Then one day she woke up in hospital, with no memory of what had happened or how she had got there.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
Winner of the 1952 National Book Award and an acclaimed World War II classic, 'From Here to Eternity' has sold millions of copies worldwide. James Jones' epic drama of army life in the calm before Pearl Harbor comes to Penguin Modern Classics - now with previously censored scenes restored.
How to Think Like Steve Jobs
A titan of technological innovation, Steve Jobs thought differently to everyone else. His influence in Silicone Valley changed the way the world thinks about technology. But how did he achieve such success? What were his methods?
Twice a year, in the heart of Silicon Valley, a small investment firm called Y Combinator selects an elite group of young entrepreneurs, from around the world, for three months of intense work and instruction. This book takes a behind-the-scenes look at how tomorrow's hottest startups are being primed for greatness.
Bully Pulpit: Teddy Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the acclaimed multi-million copy bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, now turns to the birth of America's Progressive Era - that heady, optimistic time when the 20th Century is fresh. Reform is in the air, and it is time to take on the robber barons and corrupt politicians who have brought the country to its knees.
O adolescenta anorexica, un alergator de maraton amator, un cuplu de homosexuali si o fiica ce contempla batranetea mamei sunt protagonistii celor patru nuvele care alcatuiesc
Curve. From Freeloaders into Superfans: The Future of Business
The Curve by Nicholas Lovell is a breakthrough business idea: Chris Anderson's The Long Tail meets Seth Godin's Purple Cow
Bridget Jones, Book 3: Mad About The Boy
In this long-awaited return Bridget Jones stumbles through the tribulations of modern life, large and small: from single parenthood and dating in the age of social media to the perils of the skinny jean. Tender, touching, witty, wise and bloody hilarious.
x:20 - o radiografie a artei romanesti dupa 1989
O lucrare de poinierat,
Fortunately, the Milk ...
You know what it's like when your mum goes away on a business trip and Dad's in charge. She leaves a really, really long list of what he's got to do. And the most important thing is DON'T FORGET TO GET THE MILK.Unfortunately, Dad forgets. So the next morning, before breakfast, he has to go to the corner shop, and this is the story of why it takes him a very, very long time to get back. Featuring: Professor Steg (a time-travelling dinosaur), some green globby things, the Queen of the Pirates, the famed jewel that is the Eye of Splod, some wumpires, and a perfectly normal but very important carton of milk.
Secretele succesului in era digitala
"Succesul inseamna sa obtii ceea ce vrei, iar fericirea inseamna sa vrei ceea ce ai obtinut."Cea mai vanduta carte motivationala publicata vreodata, ale carei metode au fost testate de peste 15 milioane de cititori de pe cinci continente, pe parcursul a trei sferturi de secol.
Baby Sign Language Basics : Early Communication for Hearing Babies and Toddlers
With 60 baby-friendly sign language signs, specific techniques, songs and games learning will quickly be fun, easy and a two-way communication. The perfect baby sign language book for new parents - after all, what parent wouldn't take the opportunity to ask their baby why they are crying or if they are hungry or want to play...and get an answer!
Religia pentru atei
O meditatie despre cum putem beneficia de intelepciunea, frumusetea si puterea consolatoare a religiei, fara a fi credinciosi,
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, Book 2)
An epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted readers of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.
Shows how to stay ahead when you can't predict the future success is random. And there are a number of things that we can do to capture this randomness and focus it in our favour. In this title, according to the author strategy, planning, and careful analysis no longer guarantee strong performances.
Printr-o crestere a constiintei de sine si a intentiei constiente, creierul poate fi invatat sa-si depaseasca limitele actuale. Combinand cercetari de ultima ora cu observatii spirituale, Supercreierul explica modul in care se poate face acest lucru, demoland cele mai raspandite mituri despre creier care iti limiteaza potentialul.
Domnul Ibrahim si florile din Coran
Parisul anilor '60. Cartierul evreiesc. Moise, un pusti singuratic, parasit de mama, locuieste cu un tata neurastenic si observa lumea cea mare si ciudata de la inaltimea celor unsprezece ani ai sai. Domnul Ibrahim, bacanul musulman care pare sa cunoasca secretul fericirii, sade de dimineata pana seara pe taburetul din pravalie si contempla aceeasi lume cu detasarea senectutii. Dar intr-o buna zi privirile celor doi se intalnesc si, din vorba in vorba, din poveste in poveste, Moise ajunge invatacelul bacanului arab care-i desluseste tainele iubirii de oameni. Dupa ce tatal baiatului dispare fara urma, batranul il adopta pe micul orfan si impreuna traverseaza Europa spre Cornul de Aur, taramul vegheat de legile sfinte ale Coranului. Calatoria spre lumea nebanuita si stranie din inima Orientului cu moschei si dervisi rotitori e o parabola a vietii si a mortii, care surprinde si indeamna la meditatie.
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