Whoever invented skateboarding is a genius. There's only one skater, and his name's Tony Hawk. It doesn't matter if you don't know who he is, just trust me. Not only is Hawk the world's best skater, he's also good to talk to. So I talk to Tony Hawk, and Tony Hawk talks back. Because just when it seemed like everything had come together for me, I had to go and screw it all up. It only took two seconds. But all of me knew. One risk. One mistake and my life would never be the same. Hawk had a few things to say. And a few things to show me. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see your own future?
Until his death in 1992, author Isaac Asimov would write more than 120 ingenious tales of detection and deduction, and in 66 of them he would present his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they would strive to solve in often-quarrelsome conversation. The Black Widowers club is meeting again. In a private dining room at New York's luxurious Milano restaurant, the six brilliant men once more gather for fine fare served impeccably by their peerless waiter, Henry.
A brand new audio edition of Agatha Christie's thriller, the first to feature Superintendent Battle and 'Bundle' Brent. Little did Anthony Cade suspect that a simple errand on behalf of a friend would make him the centrepiece of a murderous international conspiracy. Someone would stop at nothing to prevent the monarchy being restored in faraway Herzoslovakia. The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles - until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret!
How to Tell a Story that Helps People Change It was David Gordon that 'cracked the code' on Milton Erickson's storytelling Milton would tell someone a story, assign a task, (or send them out to climb Squaw Peak) and this would lead them to change.Now you can learn how to do the same.There is tremendous power in a well told story. If I'm in the middle of a personal crisis or am facing an important decision and you are able to tell me a story that is close to mine you have my complete attention. For me Your story can become a Metaphor.David Gordon first made his reputation in NLP with his work in the area of metaphors. Reuploaded Thanks to elshenawy
If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half . . . you would have a giraffe and a half.
And if you glued a rose to the tip of his nose . . .
And . . . if he put on a shoe and then stepped in some glue . . .
And if he used a chair to comb his hair . . .
And so it goes until . . . but that would be telling. Children will be kept in stitches until the very end, when the situation is resolved in the most riotous way possible. Shel Silverstein's incomparable line drawings add to the hilarity of his wildly funny rhymes. Originally published in 1964, this tale is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary by bringing back its original cover art!
In 1618, a fearful struggle began among the nations of Europe. It is known as the Thirty Years' War. By 1635, it seemed that all of Germany would soon fall the the armies of Austria. As the ally of Spain, Austria would then be able to dominate France. To prevent this Richelieu, the French minister brought france into the war. Then began the final phase of the long and bloody conflict.