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10 rules for talking : an expert's guide to mastering difficult conversations
10 rules for talking : an expert's guide to mastering difficult conversations
Harkness, Tim2020
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Psychologist Dr Tim Harkness has noticed something: sometimes it seems that everyone is shouting, but nobody is listening. At home, in our friendships, with our family, at work, we need to find a new way to talk productively. "10 Rules for Talking" is a timely guide to help us retrain our brains....
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
100 things successful leaders do : little lessons in leadership
100 things successful leaders do : little lessons in leadership
Cumberland, Nigel2020
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100 Things Successful Leaders Do distills all the wisdom and knowledge of a lifetime of coaching great leaders into 100 short chapters showing you how to build your own leadership skills quickly and confidently. It is packed with great ideas for creating long-term success for yourself and those y...
[4 copies, 1 reserve]
2021 guide to the night sky : southern hemisphere
2021 guide to the night sky : southern hemisphere
Dunlop, Storm2020
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A comprehensive month-by-month handbook to the stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere in 2021. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Includes: Advice on where to start looking; Easy-to-use star maps fo...
2030 : how today's biggest trends will collide and reshape the future of everything
2030 : how today's biggest trends will collide and reshape the future of everything
Guillén, Mauro F.2020
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Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. Babies were plentiful, workers outnumbered retirees, and people aspiring towards the middle class yearned to own homes and cars. Companies didn't need to see any further than Europe and the United States to do ...
365 aircraft you must fly : the most sublime, weird, and outrageous aircraft from the past 100+ years ... how many do you want to fly?
365 aircraft you must fly : the most sublime, weird, and outrageous aircraft from the past 100+ years ... how many do you want to fly?
Dorr, Robert F.2020
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A fascinating plane-by-plane journey through aviation history, this illustrated book covers 365 of the most iconic aircraft in world history that enthusiasts, serious-minded hobbyists, and casual fans would love to fly if given the chance. Clear photography, historical context, and specs get you ...
The act of living : what the great psychologists can teach us about finding fulfillment
The act of living : what the great psychologists can teach us about finding fulfillment
Tallis, Frank2020
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For most of us, the questions of life continue to perplex: Who am I? Why am I here? How shall I live? In the late nineteenth century, a class of thinkers emerged who made solving these problems central to their work: psychotherapists. They examined unhappiness up close and sought to unroot its ca...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Acting with power : why we are more powerful than we believe
Acting with power : why we are more powerful than we believe
Gruenfeld, Deborah H.2020
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Most of us tend to think that there are two kinds of people in world: those who have power, and those who don't. But in reality, says Stanford Business School professor Deborah Gruenfeld, we all have more power than we think. And success is not about how much power we have, but rather how we use ...
Agent Sonya : lover, mother, soldier, spy
Agent Sonya : lover, mother, soldier, spy
Macintyre, Ben, 1963-2020
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In the quiet Cotswolds village of Great Rollright in 1945, an elegant housewife emerged from her cottage to go on her usual bike ride. A devoted wife and mother of three, Mrs Burton seemed to epitomise rural British domesticity. However, rather than pedalling towards the shops with her ration boo...
[2 copies, 2 reserves]
Always home : a daughter's recipes & stories
Always home : a daughter's recipes & stories
Singer, Fanny, 1983-2020
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In this extraordinarily intimate portrait of her mother and herself, Fanny Singer, daughter of food icon and activist Alice Waters, chronicles a unique world of food, wine, and travel; a world filled with colourful characters, mouth-watering traditions, and sumptuous feasts. Across dozens of vign...
Amboy : recipes from the Filipino-American dream
Amboy : recipes from the Filipino-American dream
Cailan, Alvin2020
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Filipino recipes from the the creator of the legendary Eggslut in LA, host of the hit online series The Burger Show, and the most prominent Filipino chef in the US.
Amigurumi Christmas : 20 super-cute kawaii crochet projects for the festive season
Amigurumi Christmas : 20 super-cute kawaii crochet projects for the festive season
Hicks, Sarah-Jane2020
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Do you love to decorate your home and make wonderful Christmas decorations for all your family and friends to enjoy? Then this is the book for you. Amigurumi Christmas will delight and surprise with its fantastically cute, kawaii-style crocheted Christmas cuties. There are 20 great projects to ma...
Andrew Carnegie's Mental dynamite : how to unlock the awesome power of you
Andrew Carnegie's Mental dynamite : how to unlock the awesome power of you
Hill, Napoleon, 1883-19702020
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When Andrew Carnegie laid out his principles of success to young Napoleon Hill, he inspired Hill to expand on that philosophy, leading to the bestselling "Think and Grow Rich" and a series of motivational pamphlets. Now, the Napoleon Hill Foundation has selected three principles from those bookle...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The art of resilience : strategies for an unbreakable mind and body
The art of resilience : strategies for an unbreakable mind and body
Edgley, Ross2020
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Ross Edgley famously ran a marathon pulling a 1.4-tonne car and climbed a rope the height of Everest (8,848m), after living with Yamabushi warrior monks in Japan and partaking in Shamanic pain rituals with fire ants in the Amazon jungle. On his epic 1,780-mile journey around Great Britain, which ...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The Australian healthy skin diet : recipes & 4-week eating plan to support skin health & healing at any age
The Australian healthy skin diet : recipes & 4-week eating plan to support skin health & healing at any age
Georgeou, Geraldine2020
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Support your skin to improve acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other common conditions. If you suffer from one of these common complaints, is it possible to help, or even heal, your skin by making simple changes to what you eat? Based on the latest sound science: yes! Nutrition has been pro...
Australian prime ministers
Australian prime ministers
2020
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This revised and updated edition of Australian Prime Ministers reveals the stories behind those men - and one woman - who have attained Australia's highest public office.
Bad : an unprecedented investigation into the Michael Jackson cover-up
Bad : an unprecedented investigation into the Michael Jackson cover-up
Howard, Dylan2020
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He was the King of Pop, a superstar without equal, the idol of millions of young people around the world. But was Michael Jackson also a sexual predator without equal, someone who preyed on the very fans who adored him? In the wake of the controversial two-part documentary Leaving Neverland, whic...
Barack and Joe : the making of an extraordinary partnership
Barack and Joe : the making of an extraordinary partnership
Levingston, Steven2020
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The extraordinary partnership of Barack Obama and Joe Biden is unique in American history. The two men, their characters and styles sharply contrasting, formed a dynamic working relationship that evolved into a profound friendship. Their affinity was not predestined. Obama and Biden began wary of...
Bauman : a biography
Bauman : a biography
Wagner, Izabela2020
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A comprehensive account of the life and work of one of the most influential social thinkers of our time.
Becoming Beauvoir : a life
Becoming Beauvoir : a life
Kirkpatrick, Kate2020
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"One is not born a woman, but becomes one", Simone de Beauvoir A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional relationships inspired and scandalised her generation. A philosopher, writer, and feminist icon, she won prestigious literary prizes and transformed the way we think...
Before I forget : an early memoir
Before I forget : an early memoir
Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-2020
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Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects on his humble beginnings as the son of a Methodist Minister and school teacher, one of five children, and a carefree childhood spent in rural Victoria, from Terang to Le...
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