Flora Delaney, retail expert and consultant helps retailers across the globe fix their operations. And she says retail success comes from just 7 Timeless Principles.
Each chapter dives into real-world examples of how stores capture our wallets and create lasting habits with their shoppers. Over 70 topics within the book include a "WIN Today" section that gives store owners, managers and employees specific things they can do re-focus on what really matters.
If you are struggling … If you feel as if you and your team are working hard but you are not getting the results you want, you will find specific things you can do today to WIN in retail. WIN Today elements act like a retail coach urging you to take steps to improve your retail business.This book helps every retailer and small business owner focus on what really matters.
This book is for you if you:
•Own your own retail business– and wear many hats
•Manage a team that is always busy – but is not achieving the results you want
•Aspire to a career in retail and want to understand how it all fits together
•Need help developing inexperienced managers and new hires to succeed quickly
•Feel overwhelmed with multiple priorities in your retail operation
•Are a vendor who wants to be a better partner to your retail customers.
Like Good to Great and The One Minute Manager, store leaders across every channel are sure to turn to this essential book again and again to answer questions and solve problems. Flora's optimism, easy-to-understand approach and humor energizes senior managers, business owners and casual staff members to make changes to improve their store.
"It is what has been needed in the retail world: A real world guide based on real experience!"
The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview is the only book needed to prepare premed students for their medical school interviews. Through interviews with Admissions Committee members and others, Dr. Gray has compiled the most comprehensive book on this subject. Premed students want to know what to expect, but more importantly they need to see examples of what successful applicants have done. The Premed Playbook not only gives them close to 600 potential interview questions, it also gives them real answers and feedback from interview sessions that Dr. Gray has held with students.
Henry David Thoreau has long been an intellectual icon and folk hero. In this strikingly original profile, Michael Sims reveals how the bookish, quirky young man who kept quitting jobs evolved into the patron saint of environmentalism and nonviolent activism.
Working from nineteenth-century letters and diaries by Thoreau's family, friends, and students, Sims charts Henry's course from his time at Harvard through the years he spent living in a cabin beside Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts.
Sims uncovers a previously hidden Thoreau-the rowdy boy reminiscent of Tom Sawyer, the sarcastic college iconoclast, the devoted son who kept imitating his beloved older brother's choices in life. Thoreau was deeply influenced by his parents-his father owned a pencil factory in Concord, his mother was an abolitionist and social activist-and by Ralph Waldo Emerson, his frequent mentor. Sims relates intimate, telling moments in Thoreau's daily life-in Emerson's library; teaching his neighbor and friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne, to row a boat; exploring the natural world and Native American culture; tutoring Emerson's nephew on Staten Island and walking the streets of New York in the hope of launching a writing career.
Returned from New York, Thoreau approached Emerson to ask if he could build a cabin on his mentor's land on the shores of Walden Pond, anticipating the isolation would galvanize his thoughts and actions. That it did. While at the cabin, he wrote his first book, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, and refined the journal entries that formed the core of Walden. Resisting what he felt were unfair taxes, he spent the night in jail that led to his celebrated essay “Civil Disobedience,” which would inspire the likes of Gandhi and Martin Luther King.
Chronicling Thoreau's youthful transformation, Sims reveals how this decade would resonate over the rest of his life, and thereafter throughout American literature and history.
The publication of Homeopathy for Plants heralded the start of a truly green revolution. The book has sold over 60,000 copies and been translated into many different languages.
It’s a handy guide to the most common plant diseases, pests and types of damage with information on how to treat your plants with homeopathy. Christiane Maute® is one of the pioneers who has been using homeopathy on ornamental and edible plants for many years.
Whether leaf spot on roses, brown rot on tomatoes, fire blight on fruit trees, aphids, leaf curl, cancer, mildew, monilia fruit rot, snail and slug damage, black spot or just poor growth – Ms Maute explains the tried-and-tested remedies for the most common diseases.
Clear and precise instructions are also given for the layperson to treat plants for the effects of frost, hail, damage, wounds following pruning of trees or bushes, heat damage and the effects of repotting.
Most diseases are illustrated with pictures, making it easy for you to recognise the disease and quickly find the correct remedy. Dosage and application are clearly described and a compact materia medica of the remedies rounds off the book.
The numerous real-life examples added for this comprehensively updated edition demonstrate that homeopathy for plants has now come of age. There is also a new chapter on houseplants, covering the homeopathic treatment of typical problems such as fungal infestation, temperature damage or waterlogging.
A great guidebook specially for amateur gardeners which will surely convince even those unfamiliar with homeopathy to give it a go!
Sets of Remedy Preparations Mentioned in the Book by Christiane Maute
"Treating plants with homeopathy requires time and patience, but it is well worth it, as indicated by its effects: aphids literally fall from the leaves. After just a few hours there were only a few aphids remaining." - from Demeter Rundbrief, April, 2011
"It is often said that one must believe in Homeopathy for it to work. As plants cannot do that, there must be something real at work here." - from the article 'Globuli für den Garten'." Country, April 2011
Welcome to my guided meditation, where you can change your life while you sleep.
These real life, practical affirmations are for you to manifest an amazingly rich and abundant life in your physical reality. A life that you have never seen before. Listen to these affirmations and let them resonate in you. Feel them fully in you. These affirmations are actually vibrational patterns. They will start to ring in your mind and body until you see your life changing in front of your eyes.
Listen to this meditation before you go to sleep or while sleeping. While you sleep, you are more receptive, and the affirmations can work on a deeper level. It is from the dream state, where your physical reality is created first. All manifestation starts with a vibration, always. Change your vibration, change your life. Change your feelings, change your reality.
Everything is already inside you. You are the most powerful being in this universe. And you can create whatever you desire. Here, trough these affirmations, you can get a reminder of how awesome you are. Here, you are being tuned in and turned on for your dream life. Are you ready to move into your best version of you? And start a new amazing life?
The universe is based on law of attraction. You get what you put out. You get what you vibrate. This relaxing guided sleep hypnosis will change your vibration for receiving wealth and abundance.
In this unique self-help book, two doctors offer an innovative approach to contentment and wellness that begins with ending our addiction to “happiness.” Miserably Happy offers a unique take on the popular subject of happiness. Acknowledging the positive aspects of this powerful emotion, the book also explores its negative consequences. The truth is that all too often the pursuit of happiness—especially in its modern definition as the experience of pleasure—can lead to misery. In Miserably Happy, you will discover a new definition of happiness based in the physical, mental, and spiritual properties of being human. The human mind, aligned with our biology, defines our health and wellness. As the authors point out: “In living within our created nature we become deeply connected to ourselves, others, our communities, the environment and, indeed, the universe. . . . The secret to lasting genuine happiness is found in nature.” Providing a bold new definition of healthy human functioning and development, Miserably Happy can be your path to genuine meaning, purpose, and happiness in your life.
That we live in a world ruled and confused by cultural diversities has become common sense. It was the social sciences that gave birth to a new theoretical paradigm, the creation of cultural theories. Since then, social science theorizing applies to any social phenomenon across the world exploring cultural diversities in any social practice—except in regard to the social sciences and how they practice the creation of knowledge. How academics in the social sciences across the world create knowledge is no topic for cultural theories. Social science theorizing seemingly assumes that creating knowledge does not know such diversities.
Kazumi Okamoto presents the development of an analytical instrument that helps study ‘academic culture’, analyze ‘academic practices’ of how social sciences create and distribute knowledge, and the influence the ‘academic environment’ has on their knowledge productions. Applying this theoretical tool to the academe in Japan, she further presents a case study about how social scientists in Japan interpret academic practices and how they are affected by their academic environment. Studying the academic culture in the case of Japan, she reveals that not only the academic practices and the academic environment of the academe in Japan show much less diversities than cultural theories tend to presuppose, but that the assumption that creating social science knowledge does not know cultural diversities is an error as well.
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