How to Become a Power Agent in Real Estate gives real estate agents both the powerful sales techniques and the practical management tips they need to double their income by closing more transactions. Based on the outstanding success of Darryl Davis's seminar "The POWER Program," this motivational guide utilizes POWER Principles to help the new agent as well as the experienced top producer dramatically increase listings and sales.
The book is full of Davis's surefire methods for managing the sales process, including time management for agents, prospecting for listings, handling the seller's and buyer's concerns, maintaining a winning attitude, and generating more sales in less time. He also reveals how clever use of the Web can provide a competitive edge and how the top producers work smarternot harder. Offering field-proven tools and techniques, Davis shows agents how to progress at their own pace to their own personal Next Level and accelerate their entry into Top Agent status.
This instructional manual focuses on pin tumbler locks, the construction and function of which are illustrated with the aid of several diagrams. Everything from straightforward lock picking to quick-entry techniques like shimming, bumping, and bypassing are explained and shown. Guides and exercises demonstrate the use of basic lock-picking tools in order to manipulate and open these locks. The text also describes the most common "alternative" designs of pin tumbler locks and summarizes the tools and techniques that can be effective against them. It comes with a DVD filled with indispensable lock picking videos and color photos.
This book is an ideal reference for penetration testers, security consultants, and IT security professionals as well as hackers.Detailed photos make learning as easy as picking a lockDVD is filled with indispensible lock picking videos and color photosExtensive appendix details tools and toolkits currently available for all your lock picking needs
In this book, you’ll be taught specific face-to-face interventions you can use to enhance performance in every kind of workplace situation--from sales to creative brainstorming. There are also interventions uniquely suited to resolving problems ranging from low productivity to absenteeism to conflicts between individuals. You’ll learn precisely what to say and do so that each person you supervise will want to give you his or her best work--even when that person was previously thought to be a "problem employee." Packed with brand-new case studies from Fournies’s latest research into the dynamics of the modern workplace, this classic guide takes all the guesswork out of becoming the kind of inspired, "hands-on" manager that every company today is looking for!
Successful team building will have far reaching ramifications. You will instantly improve the way employees interact with each other and you improve their ability to solve problems. Better problem solving means better efficiency, increased morale and productivity, and decreased stress, turnover, and operating costs. Teambuilding improves communication, leadership, trust, efficiency, crisis management, and fairness.
In this new, jam-packed, book you will find hundreds of new low or no cost teambuilding games, exercises, and activities that frankly are fun, easy, and quickly implemented. You will find step-by-step instructions and hints on what to do and what not to do.
The programs detailed in this groundbreaking new book will thrill your employees with humor, fun, exciting, memorable, and unique experiences and challenges, while providing your organization with better communication, improved productivity, and higher profitability. Managers will learn how to work as a team, lead successfully, and how to communicate effectively. The atmosphere produced during these sessions helps to keep employees motivated and dynamic. Employees will learn to work together, eliminate stress and burn out, and appreciate the talents of their co-workers while building a sense of corporate identity.
These activities are designed to get full participation, ensuring everyone performs at their highest level, while breaking down barriers, and most importantly, everyone will have fun with little actual cost to your organization.
Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
"Paul Marciano provides a wealth of prescriptive advice that absolutely makes sense. You can actually open the book to any chapter and gain ideas for immediate implementation." -- Beverly Kaye, coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em
"This book should be in the hands of anyone who has to get work done through other people! It's an invaluable tool for any manager at any level." -- John L. Rice, Vice President Human Resources, Tyco International
"Carrots and Sticks Don't Work provides a commonsense approach to employee engagement. Dr. Marciano provides great real-world insights, data, and practical examples to truly bring the RESPECT model to life." -- Renee Selman, President, Catalina Health Resources
"The RESPECT model is one of the most dynamic, engaging, and thought-provoking employee engagement tools that I have seen. Dr. Marciano's work will help you provide meaningful long-term benefits for your employees, for your organization, and for yourself." -- Andy Brantley, President and CEO, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
"This book provides clear advice and instruction on how to engage your team members and inspire them to a higher level of productivity, work satisfaction, and enjoyment. I am already utilizing its techniques and finding immediate positive changes." -- Robert Roth, Director, Accounting and Reporting, Colgate Palmolive CompanyThe title says it all: Carrots and Sticks Don't Work.
Reward and recognition programs can be costly and inefficient, and they primarily reward employees who are already highly engaged and productive performers. Worse still, these programs actually decrease employee motivation because they can make individual recognition, rather than the overall success of the team, the goal. Yet many businesses turn to these measures first—unaware of a better alternative. So, when it comes to changing your organizational culture, carrots and sticks don’t work!
What does work is Dr. Paul Marciano's acclaimed RESPECT model, which gives you specific, low-cost, turnkey solutions and action plans-- based on seven key drivers of employee engagement that are proven and supported by decades of research and practice—that will empower you to assess, troubleshoot, and resolve engagement issues in the workplace:Recognition and acknowledgment of employees' contributions Empowerment via tools, resources, and information that set employees up to succeed Supportive feedback through ongoing performance coaching and mentoring Partnering to encourage and foster collaborative working relationships Expectations that set clear, challenging, and attainable performance goals Consideration that lets employees know that they are cared about Trust in your employees' abilities, skills, and judgment
Carrots and Sticks Don't Work delivers the same proven resources and techniques that have enabled trainers, executives, managers, and owners at operations ranging from branches of the United States government to Fortune 500 corporations to twenty-person outfits to realize demonstrable gains in employee productivity and job satisfaction.
When you give a little RESPECT you get a more effective organization, with reduced turnover and absenteeism and employees at all levels who areengaged, focused, and committed to succeed as a team. In short, you get maximum ROI from your organization's most powerful resource: its people!
Ted Sundquist was educated at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He played and coached football for the Academy, served as a flight commander in Germany, and went on to become General Manager of the Denver Broncos. In other words, Sundquist has spent his entire adult life building powerful, effective teams that get things done.
In Taking Your Team to the Top, Sundquist gives you the knowledge, skills, and motivation to replicate his remarkable success.
Whether you run a global corporation or small business, you'll learn how to accurately evaluate new hires from enormous talent pools, quickly implement them into your organization's existing team culture, and create a dedicated mission statement to maximize team success.
In this groundbreaking guide, Sundquist combines the sum total of his vast and diverse leadership experience with lessons and insights from some of today's top leadership experts, including:DANA PERINO, White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush DR. TOM OSBORNE, Head Coach of the University of Nebraska football team and U.S. Congressman DR. HARVEY SCHILLER, Commissioner of the SEC and Secretary General of the U.S. Olympic Committee ED ROSKI, one of the Forbes 200 richest people in America JEFF PASH, Executive VP and General Counsel of the NFL CHAD HENNINGS, three-time Super Bowl Champion and defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys
You can have the best business strategy available. But without the best and brightest people collaborating in a healthy way to execute that strategy, it's only worth the paper it's printed on.
Taking Your Team to the Top offers the fundamentals you need to unlock individuals' abilities and talents while adding to team synergy to accomplish any business objective, in any business--large or small.
PRAISE FOR TAKING YOUR TEAM TO THE TOP:
"Ted Sundquist outlines in detail how to organize and lead a corporation to real success. He provides a plan to reach this success while always emphasizing the importance of personal involvement, compassion, and caring for your people (employees). I highly recommend Taking Your Team to the Top for all CEOs of every level." -- Lt. General Winfield W. Scott, Jr., United States Air Force
"Having had the opportunity to play under Ted's leadership on the Denver Broncos, I came to highly respect him not only as a person but for his managerial skills that lead us to two Super Bowl championships.... If you are seeking insight into how to best build, manage, and lead your team to success, this book is an absolute must-have." -- Jason Elam, All-Pro Placekicker, NFL 1993-2009
"In a world quick to measure short-term performance, we often get fleeting temporary results. I love how Ted challenges some of these norms and embraces a leadership style that is others-focused: built around compassion, chemistry and ultimately a long-term lasting impact. This book is a great read for the leader who is looking to leverage his or her position for real impact and influence on others." -- Jeff Nolde, Vice President, Values Based Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
"Ted has drawn on his experience as an athlete, military officer, and NFL club executive to create a valuable and practical guide for anyone in a position of leadership, whether it be business or sports executive, a head coach or entrepreneur." -- Jack Mills, President, Ascent Sports
The most comprehensive book of its kind, The Talent Management Handbook has become the go-to resource for HR professionals, CEOs, and business leaders who want to take the lead in building a diverse, talented, and motivated workforce. Each section of this book offers state-of-the-art processes, step-by-step practical management tools and techniques, and up-to-the-minute resources that will equip you to:Discover and develop new talent Inspire, coach, and train future leaders Reward and retain the best people Plan and realize a culture of organizational excellence
Featuring breakthroughs and "best practices" from more than 30 leading global talent management firms-- Accenture, Center for Creative Leadership, Hay Group, Heidrick and Struggles, Human Capital Institute, Korn/Ferry International, Mercer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Right Management, Sibson Consulting, Towers Watson, and others--The Talent Management Handbook is a complete, all-in-one program designed to help you place the best people in the most critical jobs to assemble the building blocks of organizational excellence and create value--one person at a time.
Based on years of research, hundreds of global consultations, and the stellar contributions of top industry leaders, The Talent Management Handbook is the most authoritative guide on the market for finding and utilizing the best people. Now in its second edition, this book includes the most innovative ideas and the latest tools, processes, and technologies available to help you launch a complete, fully functioning talent management program that will drive you and your workforce to the top.
Filled with key insights from renowned HR thought leaders and CEOs, The Talent Management Handbook shows you how to:Attract new talent and keep the "Superkeepers" Design career plans that boost employee morale and support organization needs Improve performance through a personal value exchange Coach, develop, and inspire raw talent and prepare the CEOs of the future See positive results with smarter performance reviews Create a culture of innovation and sustainability
In these pages there is a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects, including employee compensation, onboarding, leadership competencies, and engagement programs. Discover firsthand how top HR thought leaders like Dave Ulrich, Marshall Goldsmith, Richard Boyatzis, Marc Effron, Beverly Kaye, Andy Pellant, William Rothwell, William Schiemann, Doris Sims, Allan Schweyer, Kay Thorne, and Kevin Wilde have achieved amazing results. And learn how expanding global markets are affecting the development of talent and teams all across the world.
It takes a top-notch workforce to make a company succeed. This definitive guide gives you all you need to enable your organization's people to do their best.
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The Builder: Creating a strong sense of urgency to deliver results, they’re the driving force of a growing business
The Connector: Born communicators, adept at negotiation and relationship-building
The Conceiver: These “intellectual acrobats” think outside the box, imagine new possibilities, and contribute to innovation
The Altruist: On the lookout to raise your organization’s profile while benefiting the world at large
Leadership development experts Alaina Love and Marc Cugnon have identified ten such “Passion Profile Archetypes,” and in The Purpose Linked Organization, you’ll learn the strengths, vulnerabilities, and proper care and feeding of them all.
Authors Love and Cugnon offer easily implementable ways to channel the power of each individual’s passions in a positive, purposeful direction. You’ll understand how to link skills, values, and passions to performance—and how doing so will bring the results your organization can’t afford to be without.
Just as important, you’ll be able to confidently assess your own purpose and passions so thatyour own organizational role will be as engaging, fulfilling, and productive as possible. Most employees spend more than 84,000 hours of their lives at work. When that time is personally meaningful, great things can happen, which will enrich your organization, the customers it serves, and even society as a whole.
- seating guests
- taking/filling orders
- loading/unloading trays
- table side service
- setting an elegant table
- folding napkins
- promoting specials
- promoting side orders
- handling problems
- difficult customers
- managing tips and taxes
- getting customers to order quickly
- handling questions
- handling the check and money
Plus, learn advanced serving techniques such as flambe and carving meats, fish, and fruits. It also features a chapter devoted exclusively to food safety and sanitation. Whether it's your first day on the job or you are a twenty year veteran you are bound to learn alot. Food service managers will find this book to be an excellent foundation for your organizations training program.
Fortunately, Training For Dummies offers all the nuts and bolts of training for anyone who has to educate others on any subject and in any field. It covers all the modern, interactive instructional methods and dynamic training approaches available and helps you get trainees inspired, involved, and enthused. Training For Dummies will help you:Keep it interesting so trainees learn more eagerly Master the jargon of training Use audio and visual aids effectively Prepare for the training certification process Evaluate your results and improve your tactics
Elaine Biech, President and Managing Principal of Ebb Associates, Inc., and known as “the trainer’s trainer” shows you all the tips and tricks of the trade. Based on her long experience as a trainer and her work for clients such as the IRS and many Fortune 500 companies, Biech helps you discover:Tips, techniques, and tidbits for enhancing your training sessions Methods that improve trainee participation Alternatives to the traditional lecture method Tactics for gauging and managing group dynamics Strategies for addressing problems in the classroom Hints for understanding and adapting to different learning styles Helpful resources and other extra material you can put to immediate use
No matter what you do for a living, there will probably come a time when you have to teach others what you know. Training For Dummies cuts through the complicated jargon to present the basics of teaching and learning in straightforward, plain English so you can share your specialized knowledge with those who need it.
* Completely updated with coverage of all core security principles
* Course text for the Certified Protection Officer (CPO) Program
* Includes all new sections on information security, terrorism awareness, and first response during crises
--Marshall Goldsmith, world-renowned executive coach and author of the New York Times bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
“Hard Goals is full of fascinating insights regarding how to get yourself to achieve things you never thought possible, and Murphy’s key ideas have strong research support. . . . If you want to achieve something great or important in your life, this is the book for you.”
—Edwin A. Locke, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland
“If you want a mediocre life, set ho-hum goals. If you want a life filled with excellence and meaning, set HARD Goals. This book shows you how to set HARD Goals and love every minute of achieving them. The end result? Winning in life and unparalleled fulfillment.”
Lyle Nelson, four-time Olympian and author of Spirit of Champions
“Every company has goals these days. So why do most goals fall short? Why do leaders keep setting the same failed goals year after year? HARD Goals gives you the cutting-edge science to engage every employee in pursuing and achieving extraordinary goals. No more procrastination, foot-dragging, or giving up. With HARD Goals, your organization will achieve astonishing results. Every CEO, manager, and employee needs to read this book!”
Kevin M. Andrews, President, SmartBen
Want to increase sales? Get promoted? Change the world? There’s a goal for that . . .
Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, the school teacher next door who amassed a million-dollar fortune . . . Did these people succeed because they were more motivated or because they were more disciplined? The answer to both questions is yes—but not in the ways you might think. Anyone can achieve extraordinary things. The secret is setting goals that test the very limits of your abilities.
In Hard Goals, Mark Murphy, the acclaimed author of Hundred Percenters, explains the science behind getting from where you are to where you want to be in your career, business, and life.
Leadership IQ, Murphy’s top-rated leadership training consultancy, studied nearly 5,000 workers from virtually every field and found that extraordinary goals—the kind that got America to the moon and back, developed the iPod, created nanotechnology, and helped individuals overcome tremendous personal adversity—stimulate and engage the brain in ways that are profoundly different from the goals most people set.
Research conducted for this book revealed that people who set Hard goals are up to 75 percent more fulfilled than people with easy goals. In these pages, Mark Murphy explains how success, and the satisfaction it brings, comes from knowing how to set goals that are:Heartfelt—have an emotional attachment, “scratch an existential itch.” Animated—motivated by a vision, that movie that plays over and over in your mind. Required—imbued with such a sense of urgency that you have no other choice but to start acting on them right here, right now. Difficult—the greatest achievements come from the toughest challenges—but they also leave you feeling stronger, smarter, and more fulfilled.
People set goals all the time, but the majority end up unfulfilled or abandoned. With all the challenges facing us today, we could use a little more achievement. Hard Goals can help us get there by offering the hard science and practical techniques to conquer procrastination and unlock your brain’s potential for realizing your goals.
Updates include 14 new chapters, 3 completely revised chapters, "Student Performance Objectives" in each chapter, and added information on related resources (both print and online).
* Completion of the Security Supervision and Management Program is the initial step toward the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation
* Over 40 experienced security professionals contribute chapters in their area of specialty
* Revised throughout, and completely updated with 14 new chapters on topics such as Leadership, Homeland Security, Strategic Planning and Management, Budget Planning, Career Planning, and much more.
* Quizzes at the end of each chapter allow for self testing or enhanced classroom work
As the economy globalizes, customers are becoming more and more diverse making your job harder than ever. Regardless of differences in values, age, abilities, and other factors, the pressure is on to deliver exceptional customer service every step of the way. Help is here.
Please Every Customer provides key information about how people of different cultures and groups communicate, view relationships, and value time—so you can provide the best service for each of your customer’s needs and expectations.
Whatever the nationality, age, or gender of your customer, Please Every Customer gives you the tools to:Overcome differences in language Recognize and accommodate customer needs Make positive first impressions Avoid stereotypes Gain trust Listen “actively” Identify crucial nonverbal cues
The age-old customer-service maxim “the customer is always right” isn’t enough anymore. Use Please Every Customer as your road map to navigate the new world of customer service.
"Bringing a new employee on board can be the start of a rewarding relationship or the beginning of a missed opportunity. This smart book can teach you how to make the most of each employee's career starting on Day One."
—Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE NEW MIND
"This book has the potential to change the way that we think about new hires and what is possible from the group. With the instruction provided, you can migrate onboarding from the administrative to the strategic, and deliver far greater value for your enterprise."
—Betty Thompson, Senior Vice President, People Services, Booz Allen Hamilton
"People are a company's most important asset. Successful Onboarding makes the case for the importance of effective onboarding in setting up employees for success."
—Stephen Squeri, Group President, Global Services and Chief Information Officer, American Express Company
"Hiring employees is the biggest investment most organizations make. Understanding how to make sure that investment sticks is what onboarding is about, and Successful Onboarding shows you how to do it right."
—Peter Cappelli, Director of the Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania; author of TALENT ON DEMAND
Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
With Successful Onboarding, you can:Rewrite the employer-employee compact—to everyone's advantage Reduce time-to-productivity—while increasing the level of productivity and retention Make improvements at the systemic level—with gains realized with regularity * Enroll new hires in your company's strategic plan
Successful Onboarding provides a business case, a systemic approach to the entire process, and instructive inside stories from Apple, Starbucks, Netflix, Microsoft, Baird, Bank of America, John Deere, and dozens of other industry leaders.
“This is a terrific resource for anyone wanting to create an effective onboarding program.”
—Mindy Moye, Ph.D., Manager Employee Engagement, John Deere
“In Successful Onboarding Lilith and Mark demonstrate the financial impact that the onboarding process can have on your organization, and provides a roadmap for improving your return on investment. The book has already changed the way we think about onboarding in our organization.”
—Andrew Blocher, Chief Financial Officer, Federal Realty Investment Trust
“Goodbye old-school orientation and welcome to onboarding. A great reference to tailor your onboarding based on your culture and strategy. This book demonstrates how sound and creative onboarding can prevent a lot of voluntary off-boarding from high performing employees.”
—Sonia Narang, Director, Leadership & Organization Development, Sony Pictures Entertainment
“Every company leader who is serious about delivering results through people should read this book. Successful Onboarding not only gives a roadmap to successful hiring and retention, but also addresses the common pitfalls that lead to adjustment struggles, discouragement and skepticism from new hires. This book rings true to those of us who coach leaders in the onboarding transition.”
—Kate Ebner, Co-Director, Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program, Principal, The Nebo Company
“This is an important book for business leaders who want to assure employee engagement from Day One! Practical and instructive, the book gives leaders everything required to plan and implement an onboarding strategy that provides maximum organizational benefits. Not only does the book convincingly build the business case for excellence in onboarding, the authors lay out in the clearest of terms a ‘recipe’ to assist practitioners to plan and implement a strategy that will contribute the results we are all looking for....engaged employees who choose to build a career in our organizations and contribute to organizational success in the long term! Well done, Mark and Lilith!”
—Bonnie DuPont, Corporate Director; Former Group Vice President, Corporate Resources, Enbridge, Inc.
“Successful Onboarding could easily be titled Maximizing Your ROI. If you adopt the authors’ perspective and follow the best practices they present, your organization will get the greatest possible return on its investment in new talent. Stein and Christiansen’s work will shift your focus from activities to results.”
—Scott Eblin, Eecutive coach and author, THE NEXT LEVEL: WHAT INSIDERS KNOW ABOUT EXECUTIVE SUCCESS
“An approach to transforming your organization’s onboarding process from a one-time transaction to a sustained and integrated employee experience that drives performance and engagement right out of the gate.”
—Matt Motzkin, Director, Organizational Development, Disney-ABC Television Group
“A comprehensive and highly practical guide to the critical—but underappreciated—practice of onboarding new employees. The authors make a convincing business case for strategic onboarding and then outline a step-by-step process for a positive and enduring outcome.”
—Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service
This book covers: research behind the limits of the human memory, the value of graphics, balancing activity with learning—and how to apply it to training practicesthe power of examples, practice, and feedbackbrand-new material on scenario-based learning and games.Whether you're a classroom instructor, developer of training materials, training manager, or designer of any form of learning, you’ll find your training will be vastly more effective when you base your methods on evidence.
Teams that enjoy working together operate on a whole different energy level than teams that don't. They break down silos. They build stronger relationships. They retain what they have learned. And THEY DRIVE RESULTS.
The Big Book of Team Coaching Games provides the structure and games you need to build and manage powerful teams. Packed with dozens of physical and verbal activities, it leads you step-by-step through the process of teaching team members how to identify their values, leverage their strengths, and reach their goals--and have fun while they’re doing it!
Nothing can stop the momentum of a team that wants to get things done. The Big Book of Team Coaching Games is the ideal playbook for making sure your teams contribute more than their share to the bottom line.
Getting new employees up and running with the company is a highly challenging process. For true success, you need to have full command of the most appropriate language for the task.
Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding contains hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for transitioning employees into their new roles. You’ll learn how to home in on employee engagement, support the building of work relationships, and deliver constructive feedback. This handy, quick-reference guide provides effective language for:Getting the most out of meet-and-greet meetings Defining company culture and employee expectations Coaching new employees with onboarding challenges Collecting onboarding feedback Onboarding a diverse workforce
Unlike those august, Ivy-encrusted factories that churn out masterful business administrators, The Curriculum will teach you the art of business, employing a smart, tactical battle plan that will prove infinitely more awesome as you make your way in the world.
We begin, in the Core Curriculum, with the acquisition and maintenance of Power. Included are such essentials as Not Appearing Stupid (an early career requirement), Fabricating A Sustainable Business Personality, and the arts of Management and Selling.
The Advanced Curriculum hones the skills that are required to seize Success by the throat and shake it until valuable prizes fall out of its pockets, including fundamentals on Strategic Thinking, Self-Branding, mastering Electronic Communications, and dealing with Crazy People.
Tutorials and Electives, which students may pursue as their interest or discretion advises, include lessons on Giving an Effective Presentation, Business Drinking, and the Care and Feeding of Ultra-Senior Officers.
Lavishly enhanced with numerous charts, graphs, and other illuminating business illustrations, and backed up by years of study from Mr. Bing’s proprietary research organization (The National Association of Serious Studies), The Curriculum will occupy a place of pride on any bookshelf dedicated to the study of business, how it works, and how it can be used against those who don’t know how it works.
It includes new coverage throughout of terrorism as it relates to cargo and travel security, potential areas of attack and target hardening techniques, and the use of current technologies to combat new threats.
The book begins with a new chapter on the development of Homeland Security in the United States. Traditional physical and guard security is covered in addition to advances in the electronic and computer security areas, including biometric security, access control, CCTV surveillance advances, as well as the growing computer security issues of identity theft and computer fraud.
The Seventh Edition provides the most comprehensive breakdown of security issues for the student while detailing the latest trends, legislation, and technology in the private and government sectors for real-world application in students' future careers. As the definitive resource for anyone entering or currently working in the security industry, this book will also benefit law enforcement personnel, security consultants, security managers, security guards and other security professionals, and individuals responsible for Homeland Security.
* Examines the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the lasting impact on the security industry
* Expanded figures and photographs support new coverage of emerging security issues
* Recommended reading for the American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) exams
Designing mLearning is a hands-on resource that presents step-by-step guidance for designing, delivering, and deploying mobile solutions, covering both the background model and pragmatic considerations for successfully navigating mobile projects. The book takes an integrated approach to mobile learning regardless of the device used. Written by Dr. Clark Quinn, a noted leader in the mLearning revolution, Designing mLearning debunks commonly held myths about mLearning, defines the myriad opportunities for mobile, contains real-world, illustrative examples, includes implementation concerns, and places mobile learning in an overall strategic plan.
Designing mLearning is written for instructional designers, developers, media experts, managers, and anyone with responsibility for supporting performance in organizations. While the focus is on the design of solutions, the book addresses the critical organizational issues to assist the larger agenda of mobilizing the organization.
The information outlined in this groundbreaking guide can be applied across the mobile device spectrum and provides a systematic and integrated suite of conceptual frameworks to guide designers to pragmatic and effective solutions.
"Quinn takes you by the hand and leads you carefully and comprehensively through the m-learning maze of devices, models, examples, and designs, at the same time demonstrating that mobile learning is more than being about learning, but is also about performance."
--Jane Hart, founder & CEO, Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies
"Stop thinking mLearning is miniaturized eLearning. Just as digital video has enabled entirely new forms of entertainment and communication, mLearning enables powerful new (and old) performance solutions at very low costs. Clark omits the deafening hyperbole and delivers today's best source of clear, complete, and useful mLearning guidance for us all."
--Michael Allen, CEO, Allen Interactions
"The future is mobile. It will rock you more than the web did. And Clark Quinn has written the missing manual."
--Jay Cross, CEO, Internet Time, and author, Informal Learning
"Those of us in learning and development know we spend a disproportionate amount of time on formal training, missing opportunities to support workers where real learning occurs: in work, every day. With a wealth of examples, Clark Quinn provides a clear, useful guidebook for using 21st-century tools to support our performers as they enact their work and apply new learning."
--Jane Bozarth, Ed.D., author, Social Media for Trainers and Better Than Bullet Points
"Yes, this is a handy book about mobile learning and support. But it's also a thoughtful nudge towards rethinking what we mean when we say we are educators."
--Allison Rossett, San Diego State University
"Clark Quinn sets the pace for a swift race toward mobile everything. His thought-leadership and focus on solutions that work make him the one to watch, to read, and to learn from now!"
--Marcia Conner, advisor in business culture and collaboration, co-author of The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organization Through Social Media
The Learning Path Methodology: Walks the reader through the major steps and strategies needed for building Learning Paths.
Doing the Right Training: Offers a wide-range of strategies, methods and techniques that can be targeted to the training within a Learning Path and tied to an organization’s particular business needs.
Do the Training Right: Shows how to ensure the training within a Learning Path is delivered in the most cost-effective manner and introduces methods for structuring training so that it transfers to the job easily and effectively.
For free: With the book you get exclusive online access to even more exercises, reading tests and our unique Eye Exercise App!
About the book:
The role reading plays in our professional lives has changed over the years. We are so overloaded with it that it has become a time sink and a major stress factor. More than half of professionals read so many emails, reports, and other texts that they are no longer able to process all the information.
In Sweden things are different: Swedish children – and adults – are among the best readers in the world. This is primarily because they watch television with subtitles, which trains them to read whole phrases at a time instead of looking at a text word-by-word or letter-by-letter. This is also the basis for the BrainRead® method, which allows readers to increase their reading speed in a very short time.
In this book, Göran Askeljung presents a way to learn effective speed reading based on the latest research findings on the Scandinavian phenomenon of literacy: descriptive, informative, and illustrated with many examples and exercises.
On the brainread.com website, there are many more exclusive exercises and reading tests online and even an App which helps you to train your eyes in speed reading like the Swedish!
“Civilizations have been born and completed and then forgotten again and again. There is nothing new under the sun. What is has been. All that we learn and discover has existed before” (Colonel James Churchward, 33rd degree Freemason). However, “each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it” (George Orwell, 33rd degree Freemason).
Maybe you’ve been able to somehow challenge the system in which you’ve been raised by achieving some things that weren’t expected in your lifetime while complying with many others that you weren’t in favor of, but surely you didn’t transform it enough, or you would have lost friends, relatives, jobs and even love. “Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing” (George Orwell, Freemason).
Do you remember quitting your dreams? It was supposed to happen. Any advice received from people around you, especially the ones that love you the most, were fabricated to make you follow the same mind programming in which you and them are included so that nobody goes out of it. “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought” (George Orwell, Freemason), and that’s how the sentences heard since you were born, from parents, teachers and friends, as well as ideas strongly imposed by the media, conditioned the way you think as an individual.
This programming is so strong that interferes with our emotions and affects our personality. Nonetheless, within this book a path is shown to deprogram yourself, develop the power of being aware of the universal truth and change life as much as you want it to be changed. Hopefully, you’ll “stretch thinking and awareness” while “uncovering many truths” just like other readers of this bestseller recognized to have accomplished.
We’re now living in the Age of Aquarius, and “as Aquarius is an airy, scientific and intellectual sign, the New Faith for this age must be rooted in reason” (Max Heindel, Rosicrucian Fellowship). This is the prophecy and this book shows the way to understand it and accept it by alchemically transforming your conscience and spirit for the order of the new world.
Taking into consideration the amount of information presented here and the level of simplification applied, this is surely the most empowering, enlightening, complete and uplifting book you’ll ever read in your entire life about gaining wealth, power and health with the law of attraction.
This book lists 8,743 core Japanese words with English equivalents. Main entries are in Romanized Japanese in boldface type alphabetically with Kana (Japanese alphabet) and Chinese characters, if any. Next, in the same line, parts of speech label, and the entry’s English equivalents.
densetsu でんせつ(伝説) [n.] legend
denshin でんしん(電信) [n.] telegram
densō suru でんそう(伝送)する [v.] see off
dentatsu でんたつ(伝達) [n.] communication
dentatsu sha でんたつしゃ(伝達者) [n.] messenger
Japanese is written with three different scripts: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji (Chinese character). Typical Japanese words are written with Hiragana and Chinese characters. Chinese characters must be used since almost 90% of the language derives from Chinese characters. Katakana is usually used to write foreign words other than Chinese.
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