Revolution for dogs and cats is a monthly topical heartworm preventative and flea control medication. Revolution also protects your pet against other parasites, including ear mites, ticks, and hookworm and roundworm infestations.
Rebel with a Cause: The Entrepreneur Who Created the University of Phoenix and the For-Profit Revolution in Higher Education
" A great life and a great read . . ." - George Soros " A remarkably cogent story of a most remarkable man. Sperling' s openness about problems and failures inspires and informs the entrepreneurial spirit. Sperling describes the extraordinary power and potential of focused human intensity. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in starting or building a business." - Peter Lewis, Chairman and CEO, The Progressive Corporation " The University of Phoenix is largest private university in the United States. It is fully accredited and traded on NASDAQ. Mere mention of its name produces anger, fear, and envy on the nation' s college campuses. In the private sector, it has inspired scores of companies to enter the education market. This is the story of the entrepreneur who launched a revolution in higher education." - Arthur Levine, President, Teacher' s College, Columbia University " Education will be one of the key growth sectors of ou knowledge-based economy over the next ten years. John Sperling, founder and Chairman of Apollo Group, has been one of the visionary driving forces behind this growth. By developing a unique customer-focused model of higher education, Dr. Sperling has helped to build the largest private university in the United States that continues to be one of the best growth opportunities in education today." - Thomas Weisel, President & CEO, Thomas Weisel Partners, LLC
"What are your assumptions (implicit as well as explicit) about the most effective way to manage people?" So began Douglas McGregor in this 1960 management classic. It was a seemingly simple question he asked, yet it led to a fundamental revolution in management. Today, with the rise of the global economy, the information revolution, and the growth of knowledge-driven work, McGregor's simple but provocative question continues to resonate-perhaps more powerfully than ever before. Heralded as one of the most important pieces of management literature ever written, a touchstone for scholars and a handbook for practitioners, The Human Side of Enterprise continues to receive the highest accolades nearly half a century after its initial publication. Influencing such major management gurus such as Peter Drucker and Warren Bennis, McGregor's revolutionary Theory Y-which contends that individuals are self-motivated and self-directed-and Theory X-in which employees must be commanded and controlled-has been widely taught in business schools, industrial relations schools, psychology departments, and professional development seminars for over four decades. In this special annotated edition of the worldwide management classic, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Senior Research Scientist in MIT's Sloan School of Management and Engineering Systems Division, shows us how today's leaders have successfully incorporated McGregor's methods into modern management styles and practices. The added quotes and commentary bring the content right into today's debates and business models. Now more than ever, the timeless wisdom of Douglas McGregor can light the path towards a management style that nurtures leadership capability, creates effective teams, ensures internal alignment, achieves high performance, and cultivates an authentic, value-driven workplace--lessons we all need to learn as we make our way in this brave new world of the 21st century.
Pet Training Revolution: The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Train the Perfect Puppy and Kitten with Love (Books on dog training, cat training, obedience
Softcover book. Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2017)
You can't be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature. In this eight-session video Bible study, author and pastor Pete Scazzero awakens participants to a biblical integration of emotional health and the classic practices of contemplative spirituality, leading to a relational revolution with Jesus.
Getting Multi-Channel Distribution Right provides a comprehensive treatment of modern distribution strategy that is analytically solid, clearly written, and relevant for managers, MBA and executive MBA students, and the professors who train them. It covers concepts, metrics, tools, and strategic frameworks for managing distribution in physical and digital channels. Praise for Getting Multi-Channel Distribution Right "Managing a brand in a multi-channel market requires clear strategies and the discipline to implement them. This book is a fantastic roadmap...."-Jim Weber, President and CEO, Brooks Sports Inc. "Choosing and managing the right channels of distribution are among the most complex, important decisions a marketer makes.... If you are seeking knowledge in these areas, you have struck gold." -Erv Shames, Former CEO, Borden, Inc. and former Chairman, Sleep Number "A must read for leaders operating in the complex and ever evolving world of both physical locations and digital platforms."-Robert McDowell, Chief Commercial Officer, Choice Hotels International "Now more than ever, business leaders must execute across a wide array of distribution channels.... This book provides a prescient overview of the modern landscape and thought-provoking case studies."-Paul Turbeville, VP Marketing, Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs "... a must-read for all leaders who deal with the critical questions of where to sell your products and how to work successfully with retailers and intermediaries, both online and offline."-Jim Lecinski, Former VP Customer Solutions, Google and author of Winning the Zero Moment of Truth "... masterful job of blending academic research, both classic and emerging, with cutting-edge industry examples and case studies."-Jan Heide, University of Wisconsin. "The book is comprehensive and timely, and also an enjoyable read. You'll find yourself referring to it often...."-Barbara Kahn, Wharton School and author of The Shopping Revolution "... a gift from two researchers, experienced with distribution practice, who are responsible for the marketing literature's richest distribution insights."-Leigh McAlister, University of Texas Austin "With up-to-date metrics and frameworks applied to live case studies, they pull together a physical and online distribution strategy toolkit unlike any other available today... this book is an essential read."-Das Narayandas, Harvard Business School "This book addresses a pressing need in marketing today.... Deftly integrates metrics with strategic issues...the value is vividly illustrated in cases and examples that span both digital and physical products."-John Quelch, University of Miami "...comprehensive coverage of multi-channel marketing... in today's world. They have nailed how to manage distribution strategy."-David Reibstein, Wharton School and coauthorMarketing Metrics "... skillfully blends academic insights with relevant examples and provides actionable frameworks and metrics.. for manufacturers and retailers that want to thrive in the multi-channel environment."-Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, Unoversity of North Carolina and coauthorRetail Disruptors "Combining rigor and practical relevance, this book provides managers with clear strategic frameworks for implementing multi-channel distribution."-Earl Taylor, Marketing Science Institute "Getting Multi-Channel Distribution Right is the clearest and most useful book in its category."-Kenneth Wilbur, University of California San Diego
Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Featuring a new Introduction, filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education. Inside you'll discover ? Favorite poems-old and new, such as "The Owl and the Pussycat," "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod," and "Thirty Days Hath September" ? Beloved stories-from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop's fables, "Hansel and Gretel," "All Stories Are Anansi's," "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and more ? Familiar sayings and phrases-such as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" and "Practice makes perfect" ? World and American history and geography-take a trip down the Nile with King Tut and learn about the early days of our country, including the story of Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the American Revolution ? Visual arts-fun activities plus reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Georgia O'Keeffe, and others ? Music-engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children's songs ? Math-a variety of activities to help your child learn to count, add and subtract, solve problems, recognize geometrical shapes and patterns, and learn about telling time ? Science-interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter, electricity, our solar system, and what's inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Louis Pasteur
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award The unbelievable story of a secretive mathematician who pioneered the era of the algorithm--and made $23 billion doing it. Jim Simons is the greatest money maker in modern financial history. No other investor--Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Ray Dalio, Steve Cohen, or George Soros--can touch his record. Since 1988, Renaissance's signature Medallion fund has generated average annual returns of 66 percent. The firm has earned profits of more than $100 billion; Simons is worth twenty-three billion dollars. Drawing on unprecedented access to Simons and dozens of current and former employees, Zuckerman, a veteran Wall Street Journal investigative reporter, tells the gripping story of how a world-class mathematician and former code breaker mastered the market. Simons pioneered a data-driven, algorithmic approach that's sweeping the world. As Renaissance became a market force, its executives began influencing the world beyond finance. Simons became a major figure in scientific research, education, and liberal politics. Senior executive Robert Mercer is more responsible than anyone else for the Trump presidency, placing Steve Bannon in the campaign and funding Trump's victorious 2016 effort. Mercer also impacted the campaign behind Brexit. The Man Who Solved the Market is a portrait of a modern-day Midas who remade markets in his own image, but failed to anticipate how his success would impact his firm and his country. It's also a story of what Simons's revolution means for the rest of us.
"[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller."-The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history. Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by sheer determination. For thirty-four years, the government, foreign policy, cultural development, and welfare of the Russian people were in her hands. She dealt with domestic rebellion, foreign wars, and the tidal wave of political change and violence churned up by the French Revolution. Catherine's family, friends, ministers, generals, lovers, and enemies-all are here, vividly brought to life. History offers few stories richer than that of Catherine the Great. In this book, an eternally fascinating woman is returned to life. "[A] compelling portrait not just of a Russian titan, but also of a flesh-and-blood woman."-Newsweek "An absorbing, satisfying biography."-Los Angeles Times "Juicy and suspenseful."-The New York Times Book Review "A great life, indeed, and irresistibly told."-Salon NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times ? The Washington Post ? USA Today ? The Boston Globe ? San Francisco Chronicle ? Chicago Tribune ? Newsweek/The Daily Beast ? Salon ? Vogue ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch ? The Providence Journal ? Washington Examiner ? South Florida Sun-Sentinel ? BookPage ? Bookreporter ? Publishers Weekly BONUS: This edition contains a Catherine the Great reader's guide.
Digital transformation across the public sector has stalled. After over 25 years of considerable time, money, and effort at national, state, and local levels, we're still not 'there' yet. The reason is that successive waves of investment in digital transformation have focused largely on improving the transactional functions and activities of government. They have failed to embrace a bigger challenge - the need for governing and government to rethink a new 'theory of the business' - which that same revolution has caused and to which it is an inescapable part of the answer. This is a unique, timely, and distinctly Australian look at a global phenomenon by two 'reflective practitioners'. Their personal and practical experience of digital transformation in government and the public sector in Australia suggests it is a story missing half its plot. Packed full of insights from government and digital leaders from around Australia and across the world, this is a much-needed practical guide for public servants and leaders in any jurisdiction. It contains insights and ideas about the way digital technologies, and their associated tools, platforms, and cultures, are changing the business of governing and the design and delivery of public policy and services. " Are We There Yet? lucidly diagnoses how digital technologies, including AI and big data, are transforming the role of the public servant and the project of governance itself. Stewart-Weeks and Cooper describe the important shift from power to problem-solving and explain how to harness digital transformation to make government work better for all of us." - Beth Noveck, author of Wiki Government, former Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House, Professor in Technology, Culture & Society, New York University and Chief Innovation Officer for New Jersey "I've read a lot about the potential impact of digital technology on public services ... this is the first book to persuade me that the power of digital, properly conceived, really can transform the nature of democratic governance." - Professor Peter Shergold AC, Chancellor, Western Sydney University, Former Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
"A lot has happened in the financial markets since 1992, when Peter Bernstein wrote his seminal Capital Ideas. Happily, Peter has taken up his facile pen again to describe these changes, a virtual revolution in the practice of investing that relies heavily on complex mathematics, derivatives, hedging, and hyperactive trading. This fine and eminently readable book is unlikely to be surpassed as the definitive chronicle of a truly historic era." -John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and author, The Little Book of Common Sense Investing "Just as Dante could not have understood or survived the perils of the Inferno without Virgil to guide him, investors today need Peter Bernstein to help find their way across dark and shifting ground. No one alive understands Wall Street's intellectual history better, and that makes Bernstein our best and wisest guide to the future. He is the only person who could have written this book; thank goodness he did." -Jason Zweig, Investing Columnist, Money magazine "Another must-read from Peter Bernstein! This well-written and thought-provoking book provides valuable insights on how key finance theories have evolved from their ivory tower formulation to profitable application by portfolio managers. This book will certainly be read with keen interest by, and undoubtedly influence, a wide range of participants in international finance." -Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, President and CEO of Harvard Management Company, Deputy Treasurer of Harvard University, and member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School "Reading Capital Ideas Evolving is an experience not to be missed. Peter Bernstein's knowledge of the principal characters-the giants in the development of investment theory and practice-brings this subject to life." -Linda B. Strumpf, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, The Ford Foundation "With great clarity, Peter Bernstein introduces us to the insights of investment giants, and explains how they transformed financial theory into portfolio practice. This is not just a tale of money and models; it is a fascinating and contemporary story about people and the power of their ideas." -Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, London Business School "Capital Ideas Evolving provides us with a unique appreciation for the pervasive impact that the theory of modern finance has had on the development of our capital markets. Peter Bernstein once again has produced a masterpiece that is must reading for practitioners, educators and students of finance." -André F. Perold, Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School
What others are saying about TAKING THE LEAD IN PATIENT SAFETY "This succinct and focused book highlights a critically important component of the change process in healthcare--leadership--and outlines how leadership fosters the needed change in organizational culture."--Peter Angood, MD, VP and Chief Patient Safety Officer, The Joint Commission "Designing healthcare systems that are safe, effective, and efficient requires leaders who are both committed and prepared to lead a cultural revolution. Taking the Lead in Patient Safety provides both the rationale for, and evidence of, the need for change as well as the practical tools necessary to help patient safety leaders maximize their personal effectiveness." --Ken Anderson, DO, MS, CPE, Chief Quality Officer, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare "A must for anyone with a passion for or responsibility for patient safety. An excellent overview of patient safety with a strong connection to basic leadership principles. From an association perspective, this book can be used to develop a core curriculum for new leaders and as a refresher for tenured leaders."--Linda Groah, RN, Executive Director and CEO, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses "By implementing these principles rapidly (as in RIGHT NOW!), many more mothers and fathers will return home safely from their hospital stays to enjoy years of family events. This book includes the tools, insights, and methodologies to launch a much needed safety revolution in our healthcare organizations."--Philip A. Newbold, President and CEO, Memorial Hospital & Health System
There's a natural revolution going on -- acupuncture, massage, herbs, and aromatherapy have all gone mainstream, not only for people but also for their pets! In his timely new book, holistic veterinarian Christopher Day offers expert advice for caring for cats the natural way. Learn how to keep your cat "purr-fectly" content with "Natural Cat Care, " a friendly, helpful guide to holistic methods of cat care. This book covers daily care (diet and exercise), nutrition, vaccinations and dental care, pest prevention (fleas, ticks, and worms), and specialized holistic care (acupuncture, massage, homeopathy, and the Tellington Touch). Filled with more than 120 helpful and instructive full-color photographs of cats in all stages of life, this helpful guide offers a complete resource for cat owners who would prefer to take a natural approach in pet care. "Natural Cat Care" is written by Dr. Christopher Day, a holistic vet with more than 37 years of experience.
The upheavals, terror, and drama of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period restructured politics and society on a grand scale, making this the defining moment for modern European history.This volume collects together a wide selection of primary texts to explain the process behind the enormous changes undergone by France and Europe between 1787 and 1815, from the Terror to the Counter-Revolution and from Marie-Antoinette to Robespierre and Bonaparte. While bringing the impact of historical events to life, Philip Dwyer and Peter McPhee provide a clear outline of the period through key documents and lucid introductory passages and commentary. They illustrate the meaning of the Revolution for peasants, sans-culottes, women, and slaves, as well as placing events within a wider European context.. Students will find this an invaluable source of information on the Revolution as a whole as well as the international significance of the events.
This lucid account of Russian and Soviet history presents major trends and events from ancient Kievan Rus' to Vladimir Putin's presidency in the twenty-first century. Russia does not shy away from controversial topics, including the impact of the Mongol conquest, the paradoxes of Peter the Great, the "inevitability" of the 1917 Revolution, the Stalinist terror, and the Gorbachev reform effort. Tackling those topics and others, the new edition is updated to discuss the Russia-Georgia war of 2008, the 2013-2014 Euromaidan protests in Ukraine, the war in eastern Ukraine, and the Russian annexation of Crimea. Distinguished by its brevity and amply supplemented with useful images and suggested readings, this essential text provides balanced coverage of all periods of Russian history and incorporates economic, social, and cultural developments as well as politics and foreign policy.