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Total Power

Total Power
  • Author : Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-09-15
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781501190674
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Summary : “Mills’s suspenseful, strikingly original sixth Mitch Rapp novel…is as riveting as anything penned by Mitch’s creator, Vince Flynn (1966–2013). Mills has really hit his stride with this franchise entry.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “One of the best thriller writers on the planet.” —The Real Book Spy In the next thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series, it’s a race against the clock when ISIS takes out the entire US power grid and throws the country into chaos. When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America’s power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA’s trap fails. The Agency is still trying to determine what went wrong when ISIS operatives help this cyber terrorist do what he said he could—plunge the country into darkness. With no concept of how this unprecedented act was accomplished, the task of getting the power back on could take months. Perhaps even years. Rapp and his team embark on a desperate search for the only people who know how to repair the damage—the ones responsible. But his operating environment is like nothing he’s experienced before. Computers and communication networks are down, fuel can no longer be pumped from gas stations, water and sanitation systems are on the brink of collapse, and the supply of food is running out. Can Rapp get the lights back on before America descends irretrievably into chaos? This compulsive thriller proves once again that the Mitch Rapp series is “the best of the best when it comes to the world of special ops” (Booklist, starred review).

Total Power

Total Power
  • Author : Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-09-15
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781471170782
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Summary : In the latest compulsive thriller in the New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series, when terrorists take out the entire US power grid, it's a race against the clock to prevent chaos. ‘Suspenseful, strikingly original’ Publishers Weekly ‘Proves once again that the Mitch Rapp series is “the best in the world when it comes to special ops”’ Booklist Captured by Mitch Rapp, ISIS’s top technology expert reveals that he was about to meet a man who could bring down America’s power grid. When the CIA trap to eliminate this man fails, ISIS operatives help the cyber terrorist do what he said he would – plunge the country into darkness. With no concept of how this unprecedented act was accomplished, the task of getting the power back on could take months, or even years. Computers and phone networks are down, petrol pumps are inoperable, even water systems and food supplies are struggling. With resources suddenly gone and America on the brink of collapse, Rapp and his team embark on a mission to find the only people who can repair the damage – the ones who caused it. But this is unlike anything he’s experienced before and time is running out . . . Can Rapp get the lights back on before it's too late? Praise for the Mitch Rapp series 'Sizzles with inside information and CIA secrets' Dan Brown 'A cracking, uncompromising yarn that literally takes no prisoners' The Times 'Vince Flynn clearly has one eye on Lee Child's action thriller throne with this twist-laden story. . . instantly gripping' Shortlist 'Action-packed, in-your-face, adrenalin-pumped super-hero macho escapist fiction that does exactly what it says on the label' Irish Independent 'Mitch Rapp is a great character who always leaves the bad guys either very sorry for themselves or very dead' Guardian 'Outstanding . . . Mills is writing at the top of his game' Publishers Weekly

Total Power

Total Power
  • Author : Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-10-07
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 9781925750409
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Summary : When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America’s power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA’s trap fails. The Agency is still trying to determine what went wrong when ISIS operatives help this cyber terrorist do what he said he could—plunge the country into darkness. With no concept of how this unprecedented act was accomplished, the task of getting the power back on could take months. Perhaps even years. Rapp and his team embark on a desperate search for the only people who know how to repair the damage—the ones responsible. But his operating environment is like nothing he’s experienced before. Computers and communication networks are down, fuel can no longer be pumped from gas stations, water and sanitation systems are on the brink of collapse, and the supply of food is running out. Can Rapp get the lights back on before America descends irretrievably into chaos? This compulsive thriller proves once again that the Mitch Rapp series is “the best of the best when it comes to the world of special ops” (Booklist, starred review).

The Alignment Factor

The Alignment Factor
  • Author : Cees B.M. Van Riel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-03-29
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781136445460
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Summary : The importance of creating a favourable impression is hard to overstate in all walks of life - in business it's vital to achieve strategic goals. Customers, journalists, bloggers, investors, governments and other groups are all important stakeholders in an organizations performance and in persuasively communicating a company's ethical and socially responsible behaviour, these groups can be kept onside. Supported throughout by lively examples, this book contains guidance for implementing strategies that engage stakeholders - highlighting those organizations which employ communication professionals as key performers. Van Riel reveals how a dominant logic develops among executives, which influences styles and techniques of trust-building communication. The practical insights demonstrated via cases including Google, Unilever and Barclays make this book useful reading for MBA and other graduate classes across areas such as public relations and reputation management as well as thinking managers across the globe.

Total Energy

Total Energy
  • Author : R. M. E. Diamant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :440
  • ISBN : 9781483184319
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Summary : Total Energy discusses the process of generating power where it is wanted and to use the waste heat for useful purposes. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that provide a comprehensive discussion of the various aspects of total energy. The text first introduces the concept of total energy, and then proceeds to detailing the principal prime movers used in total energy production. The next chapters cover steam turbines and governors systems for industrial steam turbo-alternators. Next, the book talks about open- and closed-cycle gas turbines. The next three chapters tackle fuel cell, refrigeration and district heating. Chapter 11 examines the existing total energy schemes in North America, while Chapter 12 presents an economic assessment of total energy. The book will be of great interest to researchers and professionals in the energy industry.

PPARs in Cellular and Whole Body Energy Metabolism

PPARs in Cellular and Whole Body Energy Metabolism
  • Author : Walter Wahli,Rachel Tee
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-01-09
  • Total pages :583
  • ISBN : 9783038974611
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Summary : This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "PPARs in Cellular and Whole Body Energy Metabolism" that was published in IJMS

Run with Power

Run with Power
  • Author : Jim Vance
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-05-01
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781937716783
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Summary : RUN WITH POWER is the groundbreaking guide you need to tap the true potential of your running power meter. From 5K to ultramarathon, a power meter can make you faster—but only if you know how to use it. Just viewing your numbers is not enough; you can only become a faster, stronger, more efficient runner when you know what your key numbers mean for your workouts, races, and your season-long training. In Run with Power, TrainingBible coach Jim Vance offers the comprehensive guide you need to find the speed you want. Run with Power demystifies the data and vocabulary so you can find and understand your most important numbers. You’ll set your Running Power Zones so you can begin training using 8 power-based training plans for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon. Vance shows you how you can compare wattage, heart rate, pace, and perceived exertion to gain the maximum insight into your performances, how you respond to training, and how you can train more effectively. Run with Power will revolutionize how you train and race. Armed with Vance’s guidance, you can train more specifically for races, smooth your running technique, accurately measure your fitness, predict a fitness plateau, monitor injuries, know exactly how hard you’re training, get more fitness from every workout, recover fully, perfect your tapers, warm up without wasting energy, pace your race on any terrain, know when to open the throttle, and create an unprecedented picture of yourself as an athlete. If you’re just glancing at the number on your wrist or computer monitor, you’ve got a lot more speed potential. Knowledge is power and understanding your power numbers can open the gate to new methods and new PRs. Run with Power introduces the use of power meters to the sport of running and will show you how to break through to all-new levels of performance. Key concepts explored in Run with Power: 3/9 Test, 30-minute Time Trial Test, Running Functional Threshold Power (rFTPw), Running Functional Threshold Pace (rFTPa), Averaged and Normalized Power (NP), Intensity Factor (IF), Peak Power, Variability Index, Efficiency Index (EI), speed per watt, Vance’s Power Zones for Running, Training Stress Score (TSS), and Periodization with Power. Includes 6 testing methods and 8 power-based training schedules and workouts for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon.

The Complete Book of Chakra Healing

The Complete Book of Chakra Healing
  • Author : Cyndi Dale
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :430
  • ISBN : 9780738715025
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Summary : Cyndi Dale's New Chakra Healing established a new standard for healers, intuitives, and energy workers worldwide. It expanded the seven-chakra system to thirty-two, including twenty spiritual points serving as catalysts for dynamic change. This comprehensive expanded edition of her classic guide, with more than 150 pages of new information, features an abundance of original material and illustrations: —A new introduction with true stories from Cyndi Dale's healing practice —Illustrations of the energetic nature of diseases, so they can be better understood and addressed —Detailed descriptions of energetic bodies and fields found nowhere else, such as the energy egg, zones of existence, a three-part kundalini system, and dozens of others —A wealth of information on healing the earth as you heal yourself The Complete Book of Chakra Healing will help you integrate the powerful forces of your energy body into your everyday life for better health, increased happiness and creativity, and a stronger awareness of your life's true purpose.

Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State
  • Author : Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-05
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781476783543
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Summary : “In the world of black-op thrillers, Mitch Rapp continues to be among the best of the best” (Booklist, starred review), and he returns in Vince Flynn’s #1 New York Times bestselling series alone and targeted by a country that is supposed to be one of America’s closest allies. After 9/11, the United States made one of the most secretive and dangerous deals in its history. The evidence against the powerful Saudis who coordinated the attack would be buried. In return, King Faisal would promise to keep the oil flowing and deal with the conspirators in his midst. When the king’s own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the President—furious but unable to take action against the Saudis—gives Rapp his next mission: he must find out more about which high-level Saudis are involved in the scheme and kill them. The catch? Rapp will get no support from the United States. Forced to make a decision that will change his life forever, Rapp quits the CIA and assembles a group of independent contractors to help him complete the mission. They’ve barely begun unraveling the connections between the Saudi government and ISIS when the brilliant new head of the intelligence directorate discovers their efforts. With Rapp getting too close, he threatens to go public with the details of the post-9/11 agreement between the two countries. Facing an international incident that could end his political career, the President orders America’s intelligence agencies to join the Saudis’ effort to hunt the former CIA man down. Rapp, supported only by a team of mercenaries with dubious allegiances, finds himself at the center of the most elaborate manhunt in history. It’s only a matter of time before he’s caught or killed. Will it be enough to turn the tables on the Saudis and clear his name?

Oriental Despotism

Oriental Despotism
  • Author : Karl August Wittfogel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1957
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OCLC:181787173
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David Baldacci Omnibus

David Baldacci Omnibus
  • Author : David Baldacci
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-09
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0330446649
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Summary : This title contains two novels by David Baldacci - 'Absolute Power' and 'Total Control'.

Total Liberation

Total Liberation
  • Author : David Naguib Pellow
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-09-01
  • Total pages :336
  • ISBN : 9781452943046
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Summary : When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF’s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group’s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad animals who make their home in the trees and the struggles for social justice among ordinary human beings resisting exclusion and marginalization, the dispatch declared, “all oppression is linked, just as we are all linked,” and decried the “patriarchal nightmare” in the form of “techno-industrial global capitalism.” In Total Liberation, David Naguib Pellow takes up this claim and makes sense of the often tense and violent relationships among humans, ecosystems, and nonhuman animal species, expanding our understanding of inequality and activists’ uncompromising efforts to oppose it. Grounded in interviews with more than one hundred activists, on-the-spot fieldwork, and analyses of thousands of pages of documents, websites, journals, and zines, Total Liberation reveals the ways in which radical environmental and animal rights movements challenge inequity through a vision they call “total liberation.” In its encounters with such infamous activists as scott crow, Tre Arrow, Lauren Regan, Rod Coronado, and Gina Lynn, the book offers a close-up, insider’s view of one of the most important—and feared—social movements of our day. At the same time, it shows how and why the U.S. justice system plays to that fear, applying to these movements measures generally reserved for “jihadists”—with disturbing implications for civil liberties and constitutional freedom. How do the adherents of “total liberation” fight oppression and seek justice for humans, nonhumans, and ecosystems alike? And how is this pursuit shaped by the politics of anarchism and anticapitalism? In his answers, Pellow provides crucial in-depth insight into the origins and social significance of the earth and animal liberation movements and their increasingly common and compelling critique of inequality as a threat to life and a dream of a future characterized by social and ecological justice for all.

Beverage Consumption Habits Around the World: Association with Total Water and Energy Intakes

Beverage Consumption Habits Around the World: Association with Total Water and Energy Intakes
  • Author : Lluis Serra-Majem,Mariela Nissensohn
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 3038426350
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Summary : Beverage Consumption Habits around the World: Association with Total Water and Energy Intakes.

Red War

Red War
  • Author : Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-09-25
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781501190612
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Summary : This instant #1 New York Times bestseller and “modern techno-thriller” (New York Journal of Books) follows Mitch Rapp in a race to prevent Russia’s gravely ill leader from starting a full-scale war with NATO. When Russian president Maxim Krupin discovers that he has inoperable brain cancer, he’s determined to cling to power. His first task is to kill or imprison any of his countrymen who can threaten him. Soon, though, his illness becomes serious enough to require a more dramatic diversion—war with the West. Upon learning of Krupin’s condition, CIA director Irene Kennedy understands that the US is facing an opponent who has nothing to lose. The only way to avoid a confrontation that could leave millions dead is to send Mitch Rapp to Russia under impossibly dangerous orders. With the Kremlin’s entire security apparatus hunting him, he must find and kill a man many have deemed the most powerful in the world. Success means averting a war that could consume all of Europe. But if his mission is discovered, Rapp will plunge Russia and America into a conflict that neither will survive in “a timely, explosive novel that shows yet again why Mitch Rapp is the best hero the thriller genre has to offer” (The Real Book Spy).

Dare to Lead

Dare to Lead
  • Author : Brené Brown
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10-09
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9780399592546
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Summary : #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Look for Brené Brown’s new podcast, Dare to Lead, as well as her ongoing podcast Unlocking Us! NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don’t see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we’re choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we’re scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can’t do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start. Four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new book, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love. Brown writes, “One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable, observable, and measurable. It’s learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. Easy? No. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and our work. It’s why we’re here.” Whether you’ve read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you’re new to Brené Brown’s work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.

The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit
  • Author : Charles Duhigg
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-02-28
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780385669757
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Summary : Groundbreaking new research shows that by grabbing hold of the three-step "loop" all habits form in our brains--cue, routine, reward--we can change them, giving us the power to take control over our lives. "We are what we repeatedly do," said Aristotle. "Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." On the most basic level, a habit is a simple neurological loop: there is a cue (my mouth feels gross), a routine (hello, Crest), and a reward (ahhh, minty fresh). Understanding this loop is the key to exercising regularly or becoming more productive at work or tapping into reserves of creativity. Marketers, too, are learning how to exploit these loops to boost sales; CEOs and coaches are using them to change how employees work and athletes compete. As this book shows, tweaking even one habit, as long as it's the right one, can have staggering effects. In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes readers inside labs where brain scans record habits as they flourish and die; classrooms in which students learn to boost their willpower; and boardrooms where executives dream up products that tug on our deepest habitual urges. Full of compelling narratives that will appeal to fans of Michael Lewis, Jonah Lehrer, and Chip and Dan Heath, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: our most basic actions are not the product of well-considered decision making, but of habits we often do not realize exist. By harnessing this new science, we can transform our lives.

Oriental Despotism

Oriental Despotism
  • Author : Karl August Wittfogel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1970
  • Total pages :556
  • ISBN : OCLC:1040221352
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Darkness Falls

Darkness Falls
  • Author : Kyle Mills
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-02-03
  • Total pages :306
  • ISBN : 1593155158
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Summary : Erin Neal suddenly finds himself back on the international stage when a number of important Saudi oil resources are threatened by a mysterious new bacterium with a voracious appetite for oil.

The Whole Brain Business Book, Second Edition: Unlocking the Power of Whole Brain Thinking in Organizations, Teams, and Individuals

The Whole Brain Business Book, Second Edition: Unlocking the Power of Whole Brain Thinking in Organizations, Teams, and Individuals
  • Author : Ned Herrmann,Ann Herrmann-Nehdi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-08-21
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9780071843836
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Summary : The long-awaited update of the classic guide to outperforming the competition using Herrmann International's trademark Whole Brain Methodology Packed with new research, updated examples, and more actionable content, The Whole Brain Business Book outlines four basic thinking styles--administrator, talker, problem-solver, dreamer--corresponding to the four quadrants of the brain and explains that many are dominated by only one quadrant. By getting out of the "brain rut" and channeling all four quadrants, business people and organizations can become more flexible, creative, and competitive. Herrmann-Nehdi uses her extensive research and experience working with her father and expert practitioners across the globe to highlight new research developments, replace outdated information, incorporate new stories and real-world examples while building on the core applications of The Whole Brain Business Book.

System-Level Power Optimization for Wireless Multimedia Communication

System-Level Power Optimization for Wireless Multimedia Communication
  • Author : Ramesh Karri,David J. Goodman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-10-31
  • Total pages :206
  • ISBN : 9781402072048
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Summary : System-Level Power Optimization for Wireless Multimedia Communication Power Aware Computing focuses on emerging issues in power aware portable multimedia communications devices beyond low-power electronic design. Specifically, this work is a compilation of system-level power management approaches including theoretical and simulation studies, field measurements, algorithm development and experimental test beds related to low power computing, mobile communication and networking. The authors address integrative power optimization studies that jointly consider computing, communications and networking. The chapters reflect four clusters of work: theoretical studies, work related to networks of sensors, techniques for optimizing hardware and software design, and application-level issues.

The Progress Principle

The Progress Principle
  • Author : Teresa Amabile,Steven Kramer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-07-19
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781422142738
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Summary : What really sets the best managers above the rest? It’s their power to build a cadre of employees who have great inner work lives—consistently positive emotions; strong motivation; and favorable perceptions of the organization, their work, and their colleagues. The worst managers undermine inner work life, often unwittingly. As Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer explain in The Progress Principle, seemingly mundane workday events can make or break employees’ inner work lives. But it’s forward momentum in meaningful work—progress—that creates the best inner work lives. Through rigorous analysis of nearly 12,000 diary entries provided by 238 employees in 7 companies, the authors explain how managers can foster progress and enhance inner work life every day. The book shows how to remove obstacles to progress, including meaningless tasks and toxic relationships. It also explains how to activate two forces that enable progress: (1) catalysts—events that directly facilitate project work, such as clear goals and autonomy—and (2) nourishers—interpersonal events that uplift workers, including encouragement and demonstrations of respect and collegiality. Brimming with honest examples from the companies studied, The Progress Principle equips aspiring and seasoned leaders alike with the insights they need to maximize their people’s performance.